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

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Best practice to migrate Server 2003 x64 to Server 2008 x64

We have 2 Domain Controllers running Windows Server 2003 R2 x64. DC1 has the FSMO roles and DC2 acts as a 'secondary' DC. Both are Global Catalog servers. DC1 has these roles installed: Domain ...
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Srv2K3R2 to Srv2K8R2 migration redirected folders with user exclusive rights robocopy access issue

Trying to migrate users My Documents and Desktop redirected folders where the users have exclusive rights to the folders. Using Robocopy with /e and /copyall attributes running as domain admin. Access ...
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Migrate handful of users from one child domain to another

We have a forest SiteA We have child domains SiteB SiteC SiteD We have a few users who are on SiteB and need to be migrated over to SiteC. We used to be setup like SiteB.Comapnyname.local\USERNAME ...
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Move raid10 from LSI 9750-8i to 3ware 9650SE-8LPML

This is a little risky task I want to try. I have a 4 SATA III disks RAID10 array running on LSI (former 3ware) 9750-8i controller with BBU (read and write cache enabled). In case of hardware failure ...
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7zip command line - cannot find code that works with archives

We are in the process of a server move, both to a new host and from a Server 2k8 box to a Server 2012 box. The server in question has a few drives that hold our sites and some utilities. These ...
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Exim routing based on individual email addresses

I am trying to migrate individual users, one at a time, from an Exim based mail system to an Exchange 2010 system. I'm hoping to do this by leaving the Exim based system as the MX for the time being, ...
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How to copy system/apps settings from one server to another?

I have an instance of Windows Server 2012 running my website. This instance is 100% configured, with every single detail and fix I ever needed to perform. The problem is that now due to financial ...
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Regarding High Availability for MSSQL Server

Already used in MySQL : Real Time Replication (synchronization) between primary and secondary server is done using master and slave commands. So What is the equivalent feature for MsSQL. Which ...
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Virtual Allocation Unreasonably High

Just upgraded our pool to Xenserver 6.2 and installed a brand new host, also with Xenserver 6.2. Was excited about the new features since Xenserver was fully open-sources (over-allocate ram, ha live ...
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Character encoding bugged after migration

I'm facing a nightmarish situation trying to fix my website's character encoding. Latin characters like á, é, ô, ã all turn to � This is my website's structure: I have 3 systems running my website, ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 with Subversion Edge and SLES 11 with Subversion Edge

I have a server (SLES 11) witch Subversion Edge. On this svn, i have repository and users. I have to migrate this svn on a Ubuntu server 12.04. I have installed Subversion Edge on this server. Now I ...
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My first Domain Controller upgrade (2008R2 to redudant 2012), please help me, i need some tips

At the moment on our ESXi Server are 10 VMs running. One of the VM is the Domain Controller (Windows Server 2008 R2). On this Domain Controller are role like AD, DNS, DHCP and Wins installed. The hole ...
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Upgrade TFS 2012 Express to TFS 2013 Express

What I would like to do is upgrade our TFS 2012 express to the TFS 2013 express. There are many guides telling how to upgrade from express to something else (from free to non free) but I can't seem ...
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2k3 to 2k12 AD, DC and DNS Migration

First off this is a Windows Server 2003 to 2012 DC/DNS/AD migration. We do have a backup 2003 DC/DNS/AD server as well, but I don't think that is a concern at the moment but can be used if needed. I ...
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Tool for taking disk image that includes NIC drivers

I've several laptops of different makes and models that I need to take a one time disk image of (not a clone), as a backup, prior to migrating the OS from Win XP to Win7. At this point, what I'd like ...
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Replacing 2 disks (raid 1) to a larger pair under a 3ware controller in linux

I have a 3ware 9650se with 2x 2TB disks in raid-1 topology. I recently replaced the disks with 2 larger (3TB) ones, one by one. The whole migration went smoothly. The problem I have now is, I don't ...
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Migrate multiple LVM volumes for KVM guest to image

I want to move some KVM guests to VMWARE and therefore have to create VMDK images of the disks. The virtual disks for the guests are spread around multiple LVM volumes. There are a couple of pointers ...
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Migrate mail server [closed]

I have an old mail server that I have to migrate to a new server with a different name and IP. I know how do that (just copy the maildir directory), but how can I do that without that my users have to ...
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PC hardware and operating system upgrade - automating user data/file migration?

I need to upgrade bunch of PCs that serve as client workstations. The old PCs are running Windows XP, while the new ones have Windows 7 installed on them. I need to make sure that every personal ...
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Migrating from static IP adresses to DHCP

I've just landed my first job as a sysadmin, and my workplace is still using static IP adresses. Informations about adresses are kept in a textfile that is not up to date. So, my first task here will ...
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Migrating SBS 2008 to new hardware

We have an SBS 2008 installation and are testing a disaster recovery solution by re-installing in Migration Mode. Step 5 in the migration document from Microsoft discusses; Demote and remove the ...
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the file-system of kvm virtual machine went to read-only after live migration

I setup my kvm virtualization environment with GlusterFS, the topology as follows: KVM1 ---------- KVM2 --------------KVM3 |----------------------|-------------------------| ...
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Migrate file services sbs 2008 to server 2008 R2

Our company has started to out grow it's Windows 2008 SBS. We have purchased and built a new server with Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard. I have already promoted the new server to a DC and moved most ...
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Performing a migration to a 2012 FL Active Directory domain/forest?

I'm looking to perform a migration of an existing 2008 R2 Active Directory forest to a new(ish) 2012 forest, and bumped into the issue that there don't seem to be any compatible tools to do so. The ...
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SCSI Windows NT from vmware to virtualbox [closed]

We are trying to virtualize an old Windows NT 4.0 server in a bad shape. We've managed to create an vmdk image using vmware converter coldclone boot cd and we can successfully run it on vmware ...
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Correct way to copy vm disk

I have a VM’s disk to copy from one host to another for live migration. I can think of two ways to copy the VM’s disk. Do a snapshot of the Logical Volume in the original host, create a Logical ...
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How to migrate users in SoftEther from one server to another?

I'm using SoftEther as a VPN server system and it works fine for me. But was wondering how (if its possible) to move users from one server to another without having to recreate the account? I can't ...
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Migrating a Github repository with all the commit history to Perforce [closed]

The title is self explanatory, how can i migrate a github repository with commit history to Perforce. Thanks.
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I have 23 Web Servers - I need to wipe all the servers - without loss of service on any sites hosted across them

Okay so it's a challenge and I'm having trouble planning it mostly due to lack of experience. However it's become a task in my job and I'm doing it mostly solo with an extra hand. I'm comfortable ...
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How to perform upgrades on live servers

We have two servers that host two Windows 2008 servers with HyperV. Each of these servers has over 10 virtual machines (Exchange 2003, Active Directory, etc). We have decided to upgrade it to Server ...
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Move Exchange/AD users from root domain to child domain

We currently have a single Windows 2008 R2 Active Directory domain controller, and an Exchange 2010 server. We are in the process of adding a child domain on a second Active Directory server for an ...
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Office 365 migration: should I use ADFS?

Scenario: small company (<200 users), local Active Directory (single domain, 2008R2 level), on-premises deployment of Exchange 2010, Lync 2010 and SharePoint 2013. The company wants to go ...
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Active Directory 2003 to 2008 migration renders domain unusable

We have a small domain at the office running on a 32bit windows server 2003 (server1.domain.local). We have purchased a new server with windows 2008 R2 64bit (server2.domain.local) and plan to make it ...
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Move VMDK files to different datacenter [closed]

I am looking for a possible methods to migrate VMs from vSphere 4.1 to new vSphere 4.1. What is the best way to do this minimal downtime? I want to know how to migrate an virtualized active directory ...
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Figure out clients that have the wrong mail server

My company is currently in the process of migrating our mail servers from one machine to another. Now most of the clients are currently using the following POP server : mail.username.zyx Wich will ...
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migrating AD users on XP and Win 7 clients from child to parent domain over VPN

we are looking to migrate 35k users around the globe from 60+ child domains into the parent (root) domain. We are able to migrate the users using ADMT. The users can afterwards logon with their root ...
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upgrade exchange 2003 to 2013

to go from exchange 2003 to 2013, do I have to upgrade to 2010 first, then from 2010 to 2013? or there is any way to install the 2013 server, export stuff from 2003 server, import it into the 2013 ...
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How do I restore a Windows Server 2008 R2 bare metal backup to a Windows Server 2012 R2 Hyper-V instance?

I have been trying to find a simple way to migrate a physical Windows Server 2008 R2 installation over to a virtual machine hosted on Windows Server 2012 R2 Datacenter Edition /w Hyper-V. I came ...
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Users database empty after Samba3 to Samba4 migration on different servers

I have to migrate a Samba 3 to a new Samba 4 server. My problem is that the database on the samba 3 server seems a bit empty. The secrets.dtb file is only 20K whereas the “pbedit -L |wc -l”command ...
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migrate SharePoint to SBS Server

We have a SharePoint 2003 server and we need to migrate that data to SharePoint 2011 on a SBS server. We cannot use the migration tool because one of the servers is SBS and the other is not. We ...
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Changing Cassandra Tokens on 1.2.1 From 4 to 256

We initially started our cluster using one datacenter, one rack, and the Simple replication strategy. We have keyspaces with several hundred gigabytes of data. When we changed the tokens in the ...
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Migrating to postfix from qmail/vpopmail

Looking at moving to a new server shortly and thought I'd make the jump from a qmail/vpopmail setup to a Postfix one. Once I setup Postfix to use Maildir and create the virtual users for my domain, ...
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Migrate 2-drive RAID1 Hyper-V host (4 VMs) to 4-drive RAID6

I have a Hyper-V server w/ 2x500GB drives on RAID1. I would like to replace these with 4x1TB drives on RAID6. I have four VMs on one host, and can get by with just restoring the VMs on a new host ...
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Error KVM-based VM migration

Virtualization environment: KVM Source host: CentOS 5.9/64 Target host: CentOS 6.4/64 As proof of concept before migrating a production machine, I created a small VM & put a minimal Linux ...
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How migrate the contents of a Windows server?

We currently have webapps located on a windows 2008 server hosted with a cloud hosting company. I require to know how we can migrate/transfer the contents of the windows (current) server on to a new ...
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Plan for retiring 2007 Edge Transport

I'm doing an Exchange 2007->2010 migration, for one domain in a multi-domain org. Got all the mailboxes moved already, all users connecting to 2010 CAS array (also HT role on those, no Edge in the ...
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Getting Drupal or Apache to try a proxy on 404

I have a legacy (Tomcat) site that used to be called host.domain and recently deployed a Drupal site. The new Drupal server is now host.domain and the old Tomcat server is legacy.domain. Most of the ...
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What's the best way to migrate a MySQL database?

We are moving a busy eCommerce site from one server to another. It's a PHP application that uses MySQL. phpMySQL is not installed on either server. We use Navicat Essentials for MySQL to manage ...
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Print_Server Migration_Server 2012

After migrating a print server from Windows Server 2008 to 2012, technicians don't have the ability to make changes on end-user workstations (clients). When they click on printer properties, most of ...
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ESX, migrate hosts hardware to new hardware best practices

I have an ESX farm running the same 4 physical hosts (identical hardware) on vCenter 5.1. I received a bunch of 4 new physical servers with a newer hardware and I have to replace the old ones by ...