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

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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 ...
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Migrating from Desktop PC to real Server

i am a student, working as a part-time Administrator at a startup. I never ever used a real Server ( only a Desktop Pc with apache ) The Company i am working for is growing and they want to switch to ...
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Best practice for migrating Shares and Permissions?

We have a Windows 2008 R2 server which is replacing an old Windows Storage Server. The datastore is attached via iSCSI so I do not need to transfer any data. The iSCSI connection is setup on the new ...
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Migrating SBS 2003 to 2011, and hangs when migrating Public Folders

I've been following the migration guide at http://www.it-book.co.uk/1651/migration-from-sbs-2003-to-sbs-2011-3. The option "Migrate Exchange mailbox and settings" links me to ...
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CSC folder data access AND roaming profiles issues (Vista with Server 2003, then 2008)

I'm a junior sysadmin for an IT contractor that helps small, local government agencies, like little towns and the like. One of our clients, a public library with ~ 50 staff users, was recently ...
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Replacing a server seamlessly

I have a SharePoint server at easyname.domain.com I want to upgrade that server's OS and hardware by building a new system with better components. The problem is, when you install SharePoint, a ...
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Moving SQL 2008 from 2003 OS to virtual 2012 OS

If we wanted to move SQL 2008 from a 2003 OS to a virtual 2012 OS (using VM Ware), does anyone know if there are any licensing or technical problems that would get in the way? All the instructions ...
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How to import big mailboxes with low RAM

I'm having problems to import tgz compressed mailboxes (800 MB - 4GB). I have a machine with 8GB of RAM. always when i try to import with zmmailbox -z -m user@domain pru "//?fmt=tgz" mailbox.tgz the ...
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Reference env variables in a excel document for scanstate migration [closed]

I work for a company that is using a scanstate, loadstate type USMT migration script. Their script references 3 variables: UserID, Source, and TargetComputer. The script .cmd works just fine (which ...
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Zimbra Restoring mailboxes get 403 upload file too long

I have Zimbra 8.0 i'm migrating account from other server but the account the .tgz files have between 800MB and 3.8GB i haveing problems. I've change zimbraMtaMaxMessageSize zimbraFileUploadMaxSize ...
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Server 2012 hyper-v3 live migration

I am trying to do my first live migration with Windows server 2012 hyper-v 3.0. I have two servers joined into a domain.local domain and both are hypervisors with constrained delegation setup. Each ...
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Migrating VMs from Hyper-V 2008 R2 to 2012

I have a machine in house which i am planning on Migrating from Windows Server 2008 R2 with HyperV to 2012 with HyperV. I am trying to figure out the easiest way of doing the migration... Most of the ...
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Transferring DHCP using Windows Server Migration Tool - Why is Powershell is crashing on the import of the .mig file?

I am migrating DHCP from a windows server 2003R2 DC to a Windows Server 2008R2 DC I've followed this video and its predecessor (Installing Windows Server Migration Tools) ...
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Mediawiki create user error after migration [closed]

So I had a mediawiki installed on windows with MySQL (running on AWS RDS). I've since moved it to a debian server for various reasons, but I think I've messed up the database because of the different ...
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Proxmox - Uploading disk image

I've got a KVM Virtual Machine in my local PC, and I'd like to copy it to a Proxmox server. According to the docs, I just have to create a new VM on Proxmox and add the existing disk image to it, but ...
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Hyper-V 2012 replication to multiple hosts

With Hyper-V 2012, it is possible to configure the primary server to replicate to a slave server, to allow virtual guests to be live migrated to the slave server, when maintenance is required on the ...
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Magento Migration - Always 404

I just cant get Magento running on a new server. I followed these Instructions exactly, I tried both methods. When I open the website, it just gives me the Magento 404 "Page not Found" page. I do not ...
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Migrating an Ecommerce Website

I host a Magento website that I want to migrate to a new server without causing too much down time. The URL will stay the same but the DNS settings will be changing. I'll be putting a upgrade notice ...
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Migrate linux from software RAID (mdx) to hardware RAID

Current situation: Dell PowerEdge T300 server (SAS6/iR controller) (RAID 0/1) Ubuntu 10.04 LTS server installed on software raid (2x500GB) + LVM. Currently used space 25GB. Questions: How to ...
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After the nameserver edits, the site can't be reached

I need urgent help as my hosting provider doesn't seem to have proper answers any time. I migrated my hosting plan from one server to a new local hosting provider server. First, I changed the ...
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How to migrate a physical system to a KVM virtual server with only network access?

I have an obsolete linux app-server running which I would like to migrate to a KVM virtual server with greater specifications. I do not have physical access to the machine itself or its harddisks. I ...
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Move MySQL master

I currently have a master db server (lets call it db1) and 6 slaves (slave1-6). I've setup a new server (db2) as a slave of db1 and it's in sync. I want to change all the slaves to use db2 instead of ...
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MySQL - complete server migration (Ubuntu) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to copy and move mysql database Dump all databases with SSH access I'm setting up a new dev machine, and I have the old one sitting right next to me. I'd ...
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Migrating Windows 2008 R2 to Windows 2012 (migrate all FSMO too)

I own 2 server with Windows 2008 R2, both DC. The first one is of course the Primary DC (with all FSMO). What I would like to do is ro dcdemote the 2nd DC, remove it from domain and replace the ...
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MS Exchange p2v process

Is that possible to virtualize MS Exchange Server 2007 without stopping it's services? In particular I'm interested in using VMware vCenter Converter Standalone Client for that purpose.
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Migrate Mdaemon mail server to Google Apps Business

We are planning to migrate our current Mdaemon mail server (50 accounts) with Imap to Google Apps Business. Each client have Outlook 2007 with the Mdaemon connector 2.2 There are a lot of ...
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Migrate servers and mailboxes? [closed]

I am moving a website from one hosting provider to another, and this of course means that I need to migrate all the mailboxes as well. Do I have to manually move all the old emails from one server to ...
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Migrating from MyISAM to XtraDB

Just a few questions that I just can't find anywhere about migrating to XtraDB. My group has been using MyISAM dbs for production and was wondering how hard is it to migrate to Percona's XtraDB and ...
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How to Migrate vCenter Virtual Appliance

I am looking to migrate a vCenter 5.0 virtual appliance to another machine with DAS. Is it possible to do this without vMotion and without breaking anything? If so, could one follow a similar process ...
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Moving a domain controller from forest A to forest B

we have a scenario wherein we have 2 forest. These forest are connected with a two-way trust we have 1 domain under each forest. our domain controller servers are windows server 2008 R2 what we want ...
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Migrating 10-15 Websites Running Linux, LAMP, RoR, WordPress

My task is to move 10-15 websites running on Linux webservers to new servers hosted by Amazon. These boxes are currently on dedicated servers. Some sites are running WordPress, some have custom CMS, ...