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

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Painless Web Hosting - Migration of existing servers

I have 2 VPS servers (windows server 2008 R2) where I have hosted web sites and applications. Earlier we had it on dedicated server. But later we migrated to VPS servers. Each time we migrated we ...
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Migrate Exchange 2007 to Exchange 2010 [closed]

I have to migrate the exchange server to another machine running the newer version of it (2010). On the old machine is currently the domain controller and exchange 2007 installed. The domain ...
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domain generating webpages from an old installation

I recently started an account with a new hosting service and changed the "A" record of one of my domains to point to the new ip address. The domain is still generating webpages from the old ...
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MSSqlServer 2008 how to migrate sys.message to another server ? (eventID 18054)

Recently I've replaced a sql server (2008R2). I've reinstalled hosted apps and restored backups of databases. All seems to work as expected except that these events are shown in the eventlog : id ...
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How to export/import .NET Users (SqlProvider) from one IIS website to another

How do I, or is it even possible to, export .NET Users (signed up using a SqlProvider) from one IIS website and import them into a separate IIS website. I realize there's quite a few database tables ...
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Migration from ext3 to Mogilefs

I have gigs of images on ext3 file system and I want to move them to Mogilefs on a live running site. In your opinion what would be the best approach?
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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 can transfer zabbix item from different hosts and save item statistic

There are two server's (srv1 and srv2). Mysql server has been installed on which of them. Srv1 mysql contains database (db1). Zabbix-server get statistic throw configured agent user parameter ...
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Windows Server 2012 Ess beside Server 2003 Std (DFL 2000) without domain migration (yet)

I have Server 2003 Standard (not R2!) running as the sole server on a network of XP clients, with the domain forest level at 2000. We want to put a second server on the network running a trial of ...
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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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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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MS Server 2003 Standard x64 Edition Service Pack 2 website displays differently than when it was on 32-bit server

Migrated from MS Server 2003 x86 to MS Server 2003 Standard x64 Edition Service Pack 2. When clients access ASP websites hosted on this server their IE 10 browser now displays Compatibility View ...
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Migrating from SQL 2008 to SQl express on the same VM

I have a windows 2008 r2 VM running SQL std 2008. I want to migrate my database from SQL server to SQL express which is a free product. Since I have one VM, I plan to install SQL express alongside SQL ...
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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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Safely migrate from 3ware 9650SE-8LPML to a 3ware SAS 9750-8i?

I have a server with a potenially faulty 3ware 9650SE-8LPML. I can log in to the server but the interface keeps reseting causing the whole system to lock down for minutes. My host suspects its the ...
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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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Rails AWS Architecture - migrating from single Linode machine to AWS

Our startup has an app that's been in production for nearly a year running Rails/MySQL+MongoDB/Unicorn/Nginx successfully on a single Linode box. We've recently decided to move to AWS for several ...
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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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How to test test environment with real data from production

i've the following infrastructure: 1x load balancer (nginx) 4x apache upstream 1x mysql server The website is pretty busy and i bought other 6 servers that are meant to replace the previous ...
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Missing SYSVOL and NETLOGON after upgrade from Windows 2003 SBS to 2012 Standard

Today we went from Windows 2003 SBS to Windows Server 2012 Standard. I did the following: Joined 2012 server to the SBS 2003 domain Installed Active Directory Domain Services (aka dcpromo) on the ...
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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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Migrating Local Users from Server 2003 x86 to Server 2008 x64

I'll try to spare the sob story, but we have an FTP server we are trying to migrate from Server 2003 x86 to Server 2008 x64. This server has hundreds of FTP users, users that ONLY log on via FTP. ...
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migrate a VM from Server 2012 to Windows 8 pro

is it possible to migrate a VM from Server 2012 to Windows 8 pro (both in the same domain) Live migration does not seem to be a feature on Windows 8 (only on Server 2012) and when I try to move it ...
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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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AD and Exchange Migration - 2003 to 2008 R2

I am working on a project where we need to migrate a 2003 AD domain to a 2008 R2, they also have exchange 2003 in place, and all users account would need to be migrated to exchange 2010. So, what I ...
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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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Migrate existing mysql server data to percona xtradb cluster

I currently have one server which is a mysql server. I want to get the data from it, into a new 3 node percona xtradb cluster i've set up. I am wondering if there's any alternatives to simply doing a ...
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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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move raid hard drives between different servers, preserving data [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Move raided hard drives between identical servers, preserving data I'm a server beginner working with a Sun x4600 and an IBM x3650. In the event that one of them dies, I ...
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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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Move raided hard drives between identical servers, preserving data

I have a raid array of hard drives in a Sun x4600 that need to be moved out, and another Sun x4600 ready to accept those hard drives. The problem is: in my limited experience with servers, it seems ...