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

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Moving add-on domain and mailboxes from one Plesk subscription to another on the same server

I have a Dedicated Virtual box at Media Temple running Plesk. Within Plesk, I have one subscription. Within that subscription, I have the primary domain and its associated mailboxes and subdomains. ...
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How to add content to all pages in a mediawiki?

TL;DR: How do I add a text (notice) to the content (not a header or global template) of every page? (very) long question with background: I'm planning to migrate a MediaWiki over to another wiki. The ...
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Moving domain controller from Samba to Windows Server 2008

I need to migrate an existing Active Directory from Samba to Windows Server 2008. It's easy as add a new Windows Domain Controller, wait for AD replication and turn off the linux machine?
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How to change disk space quota on Plesk 11

I have recently migrated a few domains on a Plesk 9 server to a new Plesk 11 server. The old Plesk 9 server had just 5GB of disk space, so I put disk space quotas on the domains hosted on it. The ...
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USMT 5.0, KnownFolderIDs support

Starting to build our customized migdocs config xml, and I am finding that USMT doesn't seem to support the Known Folder IDs, although this blog post seems to indicate that it should fully support ...
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How to properly migrate mysql server?

Currently I am dealing with server migration. I have mysqldump --all-databases dump, which contains also mysql and might be information schema databases. All I need is somehow safely and fast ...
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SSL on Shared Hosting vs VPS

I'm used to deal with wordpress on shared hosts and I'd never worried about SSL. Now I have to migrate a site to a VPS and I noticed that I can't just reference my domains with a A Record or a CNAME ...
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When migrating to Plesk 11 database is created on localhost not DB server

I am migrating some old sites over to a new server running Plesk 11. When using the migration manager, my site migrates with all the correct information. However, we have a second server where all the ...
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Migrating XenServer VMs from Intel to AMD servers

I need to replace my XenServer 6.1 resource pool hardware. I currently run Intel hardware and I have to move to AMD hardware (corporate politics and budget stuff, blah blah blah). I have downtime ...
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Migrating 2003 Server to New Hardware

I'm in the process of Migrating a Server 2003 installation to a completely new server with different hardware. I want the process to go smooth but am not sure where to start. So a few questions. Is ...
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How to migrate old redmine server to a new one upgrading version and changing DB engine

I am planning to migrate my Redmine (1.0.5) to a new machine. I would like to upgrade Redmine to latest version and change the database from MySQL to Postgresql with this migration. My plan A is: ...
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Migrate Rails app with passenger, capistrano(with rubber), and ImageMagick to Dreamhost

I have a beta app that a developer has made for my company and I need to clone their work onto another server. I have successfully backed up the MySQL database to another server and copied all their ...
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How to export Parallels Win 7 VM into AWS EC2?

Is there any elegant way to transfer a complete Win 7 server installation from a Parallels Desktop (Mac) VM into an AWS EC2 instance?
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How to migrate a CentOS server to a new dedicated server? [closed]

I do not have access to the physical hard drive of the server, but I do have SSH and FTP access. How would I go about moving all of the data from one CentOS server to another server box? It is a ...
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SVN Server migration strategy

I have a SVN server with 6 (lets call them repo1-repo6) repos using version 1.6.9. Five of the repos are served using svnserve -d and one is mod_dav_svn (httpd). 1) I did a full dump of each repo ...
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Need to replicate server environment - Where to start?

I'm not a system administrator by training, so I've been learning things as I go along. Bear with me in my lack of knowledge. :) I've been tasked with analyzing one of my employer's servers. It's ...
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Migrating from TFS 2010 to TFS 2012

We have just created a new Windows Server 2012 with TFS 2012 using a SQL Server 2012 db. I need to migrate the code with history from a TFS 2010 using SQL Server 2008 RS to this new server. Any ...
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How to migrate graylog2 to new server with all saved data and logs?

I need to change my graylog2 server to a new one with all data included. I've installed the new version, mongodb, elasticsearch and graylog2-web-interface. I also copied all elasticsearch_data to the ...
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SVN upgrade from 1.6.9 to 1.7.9?

I am going to be performing a server migration for our SVN repos hosted on Enterprise Linux 6.2 using SVN 1.6.9 over svnserve (svn://) and mod_dav_svn (http://). I will be using the svnbackup.pl ...
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Postfix IMAP/POP3 migration with UIDL preservation

I have two Centos servers: The old one (server1) with Postfix and Courier as mail service, using roundcube and atmail (free) for IMAP webclient and POP3 for desktop clients too. The new one ...
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Migration in the vCenter changed network interface in a CentOS virtual machine

I have a vCenter 5.1 and two hosts with ESXi 4.1 (Host1) and ESXi 5.1 (Host2). They are working fine. I migrated a CentOS from host1 to the host2. The state of the virtual machine was "powered off", ...
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Migration of HDDs in RAID 5 from a P410 Controller (Urgent)

I'm kind of totally lost right now. I have a server with a P410 Controller (256 Mb) and 4 Drives in RAID5. The server don't start :/ I need to find a solution in emergency, but don't know wich one ? ...
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migrating imap using imapsync

i have 2 centos vps, dovecot, sendmail and ssl are installed on both servers, i want to migrate the mail server from oldserver to newserver so i installed imapsync on both servers. I followed this ...
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How do I migrate thousands of computers to a domain?

I work at a Board of Education, within our system we have 12 schools. Each school averages 200-300 computers. Over the years the computers have been set up using various workgroups. We are interested ...
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Moving SVN Repos to New Server

If I am using svnadmin dump on the first server, running svn 1.6.9 and restoring it on the new server running svn 1.6.11, and the new server will have the same hostname, the URLs will be the same, but ...
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Moving active directory to new bare server [duplicate]

Our main server got hit with a virus last week and although I cleared it the server is acting very slow and getting tons of reg errors. We have a back up server that only has the OS installed on it. ...
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Testing after migrating LAMP install on CentOS 6

I copied the /var/www/html/site directory to a new server and all of the /etc/httpd conf files, installed the necessary Perl modules, php, and ran cat mysqldumpfile.sql |mysql db_name to import the ...
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How to best move system DBs from SQL 2005 to SQL 2008 R2?

I'm in the process of moving from SQL 2005 to SQL 2008 R2. Moving the production DBs and logs is straightforward, through either detach/attach or backup/restore. (new hardware, so I have the old ...
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Migrate raw disk image over LAN

Here is my situation: Two dedicated servers in the same datacenter with gigabit ethernet between them. Both dedicated servers booted into a rescue environment based on Debian Squeeze with extra ...
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Migrating from Scientific Linux 6.2 with SELinux enabled to Centos 6.3 without SELinux

My company has previously used Scientific Linux 6.2 for most services and I want to begin standardization on CentOS. As part of the migration I also want to disable SELinux, with the intent of ...
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What are the steps to migrate an active production wordpress site from shared hosting to a VPS

A client of mine has a fairly busy WordPress-based online store and blog. The time has come where the traffic justifies moving it to a VPS from its shared hosting. I have spent some time manually ...
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Cisco Aironet 1040 and 1260 Migrate from Standalone/Autonomous Mode to Lightweight/Controller-Based Mode

Is there a way to migrate an a Cisco Aironet 1260 and also a Cisco Aironet 1040 both in Standalone/Autonomous Mode to Lightweight/Controller-Based Mode so they can be managed through a Cisco Wireless ...
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Storage vMotion fails with a DMotion error

I've ran into an issue where several servers that I've been trying to migrate to different datastores the past few days are unable to migrate properly. Rather than migrating like normal, the servers ...
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best practice renaming ssh login server [closed]

quick question: let's say you have a ssh login computer called sshlogin.example.com. Now for some obscure reason, your company decided to rename that machine to ssh.example.com. What's the best ...
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Windows 2008 R2 migration to XenServer 6.1

I'm currently testing the migration process of a Windows 2008 server (R2) to Xenserver. Currently I have a windows 2008 R2 server running ( Domain controller, dns, ... ) and I want to migrate this to ...
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Can GAMME be used directly on the exchange server

I am migrating from a 2003 exchange server and wonder if I can put the GAMME tool directly onto the exchange server and migrate from there.
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Move Exchange 2010 to new domain

We're running Exchange 2010 on a Windows 2000 functional level domain (with 2003 DCs) and we're getting ready to upgrade our domain to 2008 R2. Rather than upgrade the existing domain (with all of ...
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Migrating Bugzilla - Can't find data directory

I have been tasked with migrating Bugzilla to a new server. So far I have been able to get the environment set up properly following this guide https://wiki.mozilla.org/Bugzilla:Move_Installation, ...
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SBS 2003 to SBS 2008 but keep old server online

I have a client running SBS 2003 and they are ready to upgrade to SBS 2008. They have a couple of programs that will not run on SBS 2008 and thus cannot be migrated. Is there a way to keep the old ...
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New-MoveRequest with primary only and archive database issue

I am in a wierd situation due to mistake in migration of an exchange 2007 user mailbox to exchange 2010. I have a user with existing archive database that I moved with primary only option without ...
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Windows 2008 R2 server migration/copy

I have following setup of 2 Windows 2008 R2 Servers on x64, controlled via RDP. Server 1: Development enviroment Using IIS (7.5) A asp.NET based CMS website running on the IIS. SQL Server (express) ...
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migrate old MS SQL 4.2 (circa 1992) db dump to MS SQL 2005

I have a cusotmer who sent me their database dump, which I'm supposed to import into MS SQL 2005 and have a look at. Unfortunately, it is (I am told) from MS SQL 4.2 (circa 1992), (which apparently ...
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Migrate Windows Dynamic disk RAID5 to Linux LVM

Is this even possible, do I have the right tool in mind? I have 3 disks that are running as a software RAID5 using windows. I would like to migrate box to Linux without experiencing data loss. Am I ...
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Server migration: most efficient way

I have been tasked with migrating one of our sites between servers (two different hosts). Both environments are linux. The site streams video, so the server is currently filled with media files ...
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Upgrading hard drive on exchange server

I have a Windows SBS (2003 R2) which is currently running Exchange 2003. It's now beginning to max out it's 25GB HDD and I have been given the job of upgrading it to a larger one (lucky me...). Since ...
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repetitive errors on user machines - DC migration from a windows XP based to a windows 7 based network

I'm replacing all the old windows XP machines in my network to new machines running windows 7. I hoped it would be an easy task, but apparently it isn't: all the machines I've installed (using WDS) ...
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Changing OS from Windows to Ubuntu without breaking everything

I purchased a dedicated server a few months ago, and based off the advice of the only person I knew with any knowledge of servers, chose a windows based server. We came to this conclusion as we have ...
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How do I solve LDIFDE errors on “last token starts with 'C'” and “change-modify entry is missing the terminator '-'” when..?

How do I solve LDIFDE errors on "last token starts with 'C'" and "change-modify entry is missing the terminator '-'" when trying to pair existing users to exiting security groups (domain migration)? ...
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Url rewriting stops working after changing default port on iis7

I have migrated the IIS6 webserver 2003 websites to IIS7 webserver 2008 using msdeploy tool. Application pool setting are changed with "Enable 32-bit Applications=true", ...
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Migrating users and IIS settings from a workgroup win2k3 machine to a new win2k8r2

I am retiring my old Windows Server 2003 Standard 32bit machine and migrating to a faster and more powerful new machine with Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard. The two sticking points are migrating ...