The process of moving one system or service from one location or model to another.

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Migrating Mssql databases from different instances to a new server

I have 3 instances of Sql (2008 R2) on 3 different servers. The versions are (10.50.2550.0 SP1 Standard Edition (64-bit), 10.50.2550.0 SP1 Standard Edition (64-bit)). The goal is to migrate all the ...
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Migrating mail from Exchange to Google while standardizing addresses?

We are preparing to migrate our company email from on-premises Exchange 2010 to Google Apps for Work. We need to standardize our email addresses at the same time. User accounts have been created in ...
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vSphere/ESX How to log migration event to guest Windows OS

On a vSphere/ESX environment, how to write (automated) migration events to the eventlog into the hosted Windows VM that has been migrated? So that the hosted OS is aware of the migration event, and ...
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Need to move VM to another host with different cpu

I currently have a VM configured with CPU 1 socket & 8 cores per socket. I need to move this VM to another ESXi 5.5 host which has 2 CPU sockets with 6 cores per socket. Will I will able to run ...
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Setting up a Windows Domain in a O365-only company

My company is quite young and small, but since we're growing, we want to rollout some software deployment solution. We haven’t decided which one yet, but they usually need a Windows Domain, and we ...
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Change Active Directory in Samba share server

I have the next scenenario: Legacy Windows 2k Server as PDC (Primary domain controller) called A Samba share server with some resources connected by winbind with A Clean Installation of Zentyal ...
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Transitioning from a POP only email account to new IMAP enabled account - how can subsequent emails to the old POP only email be supported?

I have just started working for a growing small business. I am the first person they've had with any real technology background and from this point onward I will be organising and managing any IT ...
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Selective mail migration Gmail > Google Apps

I've had my own small business for a while now. When I first started out I pointed my personal gmail to my business mail box and simply imported it to a label. Currently all my company email (1 man ...
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Migration from server 2k3 to 2k12r2 [closed]

I recentely joined as System administrator. And I have to migrate server 2003 from 2012R2. What precations should be taken for this? And how to complete this process? Please guide stepwise as I m d ...
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Migrating SQL Server 2000 from Physical to Virtual

My team will be tasked with a Physical-to-Virtual migration of SQL Server 2000. The main requirement will be: Minimization of downtime and minimization of impact on operation. The action plan is as ...
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How do I invoke scanstate from the USMT for a large number of PCs?

I've already customized all of my XML files, but I'm having trouble figuring out the logistics of how to script scanstate to run on a large (~50) number of PCs remotely. I have a list of PCs and the ...
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Debian Active Directory to LDAP migration

These days I am working on LDAP and Active Directory migration. I want to migrate to LDAP but I cannot get passwords from Active Directory. I want to seemlesly migrate to LDAP, and I want a solution ...
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Move data from a primary domain from one google apps for education account to other

As a result of the analysis of Google Apps for Education a few years back, we opted to have 3 separate primary domains: domain.com - for faculty and staff; campus.domain.com - for students (17k ...
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How to move tomcat applications with minimal downtime

I am looking for advice on how to move my tomcat server to a new IP. Here is my situation: I have a Tomcat server which runs on an old Ubuntu. It contains 4 active applications (all having a virtual ...
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What is the best transition path of MS Exchange 2003 to 2013?

From what I have found, there is no direct path to upgrade a Microsoft Exchange 2003 to Microsoft Exchange 2013. Either we would have to export all of the data from the 2003 and do a clean install ...
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Windows 2008 R2 Boot-from-SAN Migration Methods?

We are running Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise on a Cisco UCS B200 M3 blade server that is diskless. Currently, we are going through a EMC SAN lifecycle/upgrade. I need to perform this migration ...
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Exchange Autodiscover Authentication fails after mailbox migration from 2010 to 2013 is completed; until server is backed up or rebooted

I have installed an Exchange 2013 Mail server on our network following the Microsoft guide on migrating from an Exchange 2010 to 2013 server. I am at the point where I have both servers running side ...
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How does CoreOS migrate Docker containers, when Docker volumes are in use?

I'm just learning how to use CoreOS and already ran into the first problem that really keeps bothering me: When using fleetctl to start and manage units, I learned that a unit is moved automatically ...
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import rescued cacti database into newer version

I have an older cacti database with critical data I am trying to recover. The old database has many less fields than the new current stable. Doing a manual import produces wild errors. How do you ...
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How can I export Mdaemon filter rules

I'm now migrating my Mdaemon Mail Server to a Zimbra Server. I can export the account list, synchronize the mail data via IMAP. But I dont know how to export the IMAP filter rules of each Mdaemon ...
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Migrate from Exchange 2007 to OpenChange/Zentyal

Hi we're trying to run a test migration from Exchange 2007/SBS 2008 to Zentyal 3.5.. so far we've managed to get across our AD users/groups without too much hassle. Where we're falling down is ...
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Migrate from old domain user profile to another profile under new trusted domain

i'm changing the domain from windows 2008R2 to samba4.2. now, is there any way to migrate the existing old domain user profile to new trusted domain in the fastest way? i did changing the registry ...
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Move application servers from one domain to another

I have built a new domain and created a trust between the new domain and old domain. I have migrated the users and PCs but have yet to move the servers. Does anyone have any suggestions as to the ...
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Migrating certificate services to Server 2008 R1

I am currently planning a move of an Active Directory Certificate Services CA from a soon to be decommissioned Server 2003 R2 Standard box to an existing Windows 2008 R1 Enterprise box. This is not ...
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What is the safest way to convert a Windows Server 2012 Hyper-v system to Linux with KVM?

I have one server running several different virtual machines with Hyper-v for different clients. All of my clients have given the OK to a maintenance window over one day on a weekend in the future. I ...
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Issue while installing Mailbox Role during migration from Exchange 2003 to 2010

I am in the process of a migrating our domain exchange server from Exchange 2003 to Exchange 2010. I thought I had prepared my server with all the necessary roles, permissions and updates but I am ...
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Migrate Windows Server 2012 to Windows Server 2012 R2 on new hardware

I manage the network for a small office. The office has 1 server and 5 client machines in a Windows domain. The old server is running Windows Server 2012 Standard and the client machines are running ...
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Amazon Machine Image

I have a website running on the Singapore AWS servers. It is an EC2 instance and the website is built using django configured with Apache and MySQL. I took an Amazon Machine Image (AMI) of the ...
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Migration of Virtual DC to another ESXI host

I have DC on ESXi host. I want to migrate it to another ESXi host on same LAN. What is the best option? [I already have vCenter and VEEAM) Turn Off DC, and do migration from ESXi-1 to ESXi-2 using ...
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OpenLDAP to Samba 4 Migration, create middle layer / webservice for user initiated password migration/change?

for the last few days I have been looking into migrating an old linux server running a OpenLDAP/Samba 3 configuration with about 100 users to a new SBS Server running Samba 4 (like Zentyal or UCS). ...
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Replacing Windows Server Foundation with Standard edition

I have a small network with one Windows Server 2008 Foundation (as DC) (and one Windows Server machine as a member server). Now I want to replace existing DC (Foundation edition!) with completely new ...
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Dovecot not serving old migrated emails for some clients

I have just migrated my emails to a new mail server. The old and the new server had the exact same setup using MailDir with fetchmail, procmail and dovecot. The configurations of those three ...
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upgrading to Apache 2.4: VirtualHost Invalid command 'AssignUserID'

I have many Apache 2.2 Virtual Hosts with same configuration: <VirtualHost *:80> ServerAdmin webmaster@site.com ServerName site.com ServerAlias www.site.com DocumentRoot ...
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For IPv6 migration, should we replace existing L2 switches running VLANs?

My L3 Core switch, Nortel ERS 8600, is IPv6 compatible. However, during migration to IPv6, do we need to also check the compatibility of edge/distribution switches in a VLAN-based campus network?
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How to migrate a small handful of users from one mail server to another

Here's my situation: I've got a mail server, we'll call it mail1.site.com. And what I want to do is, build a new mail server, mail2.site.com, and migrate all the users over. The setup is ...
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Factors and approaches for migrating AD across disconnected Data Centres?

I need to specify an approach for migrating a Windows 2008 Active Directory environment to a new data centre. There is not currently connectivity between the two data centres though that could be an ...
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How to migrate a bugged samba 4.0.0beta2 Debian server to a new one?

For months we are having problems with a Debian now 7.5 with samba 4.0.0beta2 that works as an AD DC. And now I am responsible to migrate it to a new machine. For what I see I don't need to export/use ...
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How to not request users to enter their old passwords when ticking “User must change password at next logon” in active directory?

My problem is that I'm doing a migration from Linux mailserver "Postfix" to Exchange using a Microsoft tool called "Microsoft transporter suite" this tool requires that all users to have their ...
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Moving data across countries securely [closed]

Currently I am planning on moving data from a number of remote sites across to our head quarters in Germany. The data is too large to replicate/copy over site to site VPN so I'm going to have to do ...
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View/test websites on new server, without changing domain's DNS

I'm pretty sure it's possible, I just don't exactly know how to; but I was wondering how I could view/test my website(s) without changing the DNS? I'm migrating my websites from provider X (server ...
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Transition Advice [closed]

My organization (about 3-5 regular users and 10-15 rare-seldom other users) is looking at making a few transitions. We are retiring our internally developed data system hosted on a leased web server, ...
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What happens to active connections to my SQL Server DB if I back up the transaction log with the NORECOVERY option?

Some background: I'm migrating my SQL Server DBs to a new machine and I wrote a few Powershell scripts to send/apply full backups and transaction logs asynchronously to the new server, but my question ...
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How to migrate (the content (static/HTML/Wordpress) of a) whole server to a new hosting provider? [closed]

I'm currently hosting a few sites of my clients at a hosting provider that I'm not satisfied of anymore. I've got a VPS at hosting provider X, and I would like to migrate every website and E-mail ...
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SCCM user state migration - is this user's data gone?

Long story short(ish), we're on the tail-end of our XP to Windows 7 migration project, and finally got some VIP's machine in to be migrated. Since the machine is almost as old as the OS on it, this ...
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How do I convert all accounts on a dovecot IMAP server from one Maildir layout to another?

I am currently running dovecot 2.x on a server with the following layout for mailboxes: mail_location = maildir:~/Maildir I would like to change the layout to this format: mail_location = ...
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Deleting a .lck file in vCenter to release a VM lock?

I'm working on migrating VMs from esxi 4.1 to esxi 5.5. I was wondering if deleting the .lck file of a VM in the 4.1 datastore would let the 5.5 (connected to that same datastore) take ownership of ...
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Windows Server 2012 Migration (DNS/AD DS Standard Eval to Essentials OEM) P2V -> Do I need a Secondary Domain Controller during migration?

This is my first post on this exchange (although not my first on stack exchange), so please have patience. I am a 3rd year student intern, and I have been tasked with virtualizing the server systems ...
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Migrating SBS 2003 to 2012 standard

My company is currently trying to migrate a Windows Small Business Server 2003 to Windows Server 2012. We know the general procedure, but we want to make sure we aren't going to mess anything up ...
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Move OS from RAID5 array to RAID 1 arrays

I want to give a last boost to my old ProLiant ML350 G5 server which just needs to be reliable for a few more year only ! With a defined budget of about 1500$ (I do not have more), i plan to replace ...
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migrating site to new ip - some computers still see the old site

I have moved the site domain.com from ip.1.1.1 to ip.2.2.2. I have changed the A records in bind on the DNS. My local DNS is set to google's (8.8.8.8, 8.8.4.4), so for me, the issue was resolved in ...