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

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Moving and upgrading a whole SQL server instance (2008->2008R2) from a physical server to virtual server (2003->2008)

I am not a DBA/server admin, and unfortunately we don't really have any currently. My organization wants to move a SQL server 2008 instance running on Windows Server 2003 (physical) over to 2008R2 ...
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XenServer migrate machines between hosts

I have a XenServer 5.6 Free setup with 5 VMs (Windows and Linux) using about 1.5TB of directly attached storage. Because our virtualisation needs have grown a bit, we currently are preparing a faster ...
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Staged migration exchange 2003 to office 365

I have been tasked with migrating our corporate exchange server to office 365 :(. The current configuration is as follows. 1: Web facing "outlook web access" on windows 2003 sp2 server 1: Exchange ...
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How to migrate from qmail to postfix? [closed]

I am looking for a clear and detailed guide to do the migration on Linux but I could not find anything useful. So appreciate your hints.
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Easiest way to migrate complete dns

I've been struggling with this problem for awhile now and don't know the best way to proceed safely. Our team recently acquired a smaller company's site design service and we are in the process of ...
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Enterprise IPv6 Migration - End of proxypac ? Start of Point-to-Point ? +10K users

Let's start with a diagram : We can see a "typical" IPv4 company network with : An Internet acces through a proxy An "Others companys" access through an dedicated proxy A direct access to local ...
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Centos server migrate to larger disk

I have a centos server that runs a whm/cpanel with mysql, apache, bind and email daemons. The server now has 95% of the server disk full. It is a dell poweredge 1950 with 2 spaces for SAS disks. I ...
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Import “VSphere 4 VMFS Datastore” in new “VSphere 5 VMFS Datastore”

I have two vSphere environment: one composed by a vCenter 4 and two Esx Host 4.0 sharing a clustered datastore (VMFS3) and several virtual machine one composed by a vSphere 5 and two Esxi Host 5.0 ...
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Migrating to a new SQL Server machine: should master database be restored?

I'm currently working on a migration plan to migrate our SQL Server to some new hardware. The current installation is SQL Server 2005 standard: it used to be clustered but the node got removed at ...
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qmail to zimbra migration

I am not a mail server admin, however I've been given the task to migrate our company's current qmail server (running on Ubuntu 8.0) to a new Redhat Enterprise Linux server (RHEL 6.2). After doing ...
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Advices in moving files to a FileServer

Do you know any roadmap or plan for centralizing organizational data in a server? We buyed our first server and we are planning to use Turnkey Fileserver to store files from management offices which ...
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Saving MySQL databases without mysqldump

I need to back up some of my databases and migrate them over to a new server. I would use mysqldump , but the problem is that I'm having issues starting mysqld/mysql (part of the reason I'm ...
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Windows server 2008 hardware transfer

What is an easy way to replicate a running 2008 windows server (dhcp/dns/router/ad/fileserver) to new hardware without reconfiguring everything manually on the new machine. Any way to do it without ...
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Exchange 2003 to SBS 2011 with Exchange 2010

I have a bit of a custom configuration and I am planning on migrating to SBS 2011 this weekend. Current Network; Two domains at Windows 2000 level with 2 way trust Exchange 2003 Mix of Win2000 WinNT ...
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SBS2003 -> 2011 Migration - Some Sharepoint Calendar Items not Showing in Calendar View but Show in All/Current Events

Bascially I've followed the Microsoft guide on SBS 2003 -> 2011 Migration. Performed it over the weekend to try and give zero downtime for users. It's pretty much worked fine except this issue. (I ...
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How to go about finding a professional moving company for rack hardware [closed]

My company will be moving an entire rack of server hardware from a colo facility in Seattle to anot the Silicon Valley area. We are trying to figure out if we should do it ourselves or hire an ...
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Windows 2003; Find folders with non-inherited/changed permissions

The question: I'm looking for a good way to audit/search a directory structure (Windows 2003) and locate any folders that either don't inherit permissions from their parent -or- have additional ...
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ADMIN$ and other shares not working remotely on XP machines

I'm trying to use ADMT to migrate several XP machines to a new domain and the utility (nor command line) is able to access the admin$ share or any drive share. I've added the required registry key ...
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Migrating Oracle DB to another operating system from Red Hat Enterprise by using a disk image

I have a Red Hat Enterprise server disk image that Oracle DB is installed on it. My question is : Is it even possible to use this disk image in order to setup same DB on another Oracle supported ...
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How to share datastores between multiple exchange servers?

I have an Exchange 2003 box that is seriously overstressed. I want to transfer its duties to a new and faster box. I don't cannot suffer downtime, so I have to do this stuff live. Here's what I ...
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Domain migration results in MS Office running installer every time

My workplace is migrating multiple departments, each with their own AD domain into one combined one. For the most part this is all ok, however we've run into a problem with MS Office 2003 installs on ...
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Need to move a debian server from i686 to x86_64 architecture

I have a debian server that I need to move from one hosting provider to another. I don't really know how the old server was setup, all I know is that it's running a Ruby on Rails application with a ...
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How do we move shared file on a old Windows 2000 file server to a new Windows 2003 file server? (non-clustered)

We need to migrate a Windows 2000 server that has shared folders to a Windows 2003R2 file server. We would like to move the file contents and permissions.
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What are the good ways to migrate a RAID array to bigger disks?

I'm looking to replace my hard-drives with bigger-ones and I would like to know what are the best practices in doing this. I have a HP ProLiant with its 256MB version of RAID controller: 03:00.0 RAID ...
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Change vCenter Server 4.1 to a different machine without migrating data?

Situation: I have a VMWare vCenter Server 4.1 (managing two hosts) running on a server that I would like to use for other purposes. I don't want to move the vCenter Server to a VM, and already have ...
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Importing users from passwd

I'm migrating from one Linux server to another with a very similar configuration. Both have Plesk, which has automatically migrated much of the data. However, there are a number of FTP users created ...
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Error encountered moving TFS2010 to a new server

I'm attempting do a test move of our TFS2010 server and I'm encountering an error. I've got a new Server 2008 R2 and SQL Server installation as on the current server and I've turned off the services ...
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2003 DC AD upgrade to 2008 on second server migration plan

SUMMARY Writing a plan to prepare for a 2003 to 2008 active dir upgrade. 2003 AD exists on a single domain controller and has been upgraded to 2003 functionality. I have add a new 2008 Standard ...
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Painless way to migrate server?

I'm a very newbie server admin. I am running a pretty basic cloud server (Windows 2008 R2), which is hosting a couple of different public web sites. The services and database have now grown a lot, ...
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Chef Server Migration

A company that I'm contracting with has determined that they need to migrate their Chef (Open-Source Edition) instance to a new server. They do not want to migrate to the Hosted platform. I have not ...
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Migrate profiles from x86 to x64 Vista? [closed]

I want to move my Vista install from x86 to x64, but retain the user profiles with all the files and so. Microsoft does not seem to provide an upgrade option In the XP days, recreate the user ...
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Our datacentre is forcing us to change IP addresses, what is the best way to take advantage of the period when they're both active (failover gateway)?

The subnet of IPs the datacentre gave us was apparently on loan, so they assigned us a new block and gave us two weeks to swap them over, during which both will be active. They're on totally different ...
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Ubuntu + ZFS: How to migrate entire system to new disks?

Here's my scenario: I have Ubuntu with native ZFS installed on a server with 2 x 500 GB SATA disks. I installed it following this guide: ...
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Migration from Rackspace IMAP to local exchange 2010 server?

as we switch from our rackspace apps e-mail mailboxes to a local exchange 2010 server, i'm looking for a working way to migrate all mailbox from IMAP to exchange mailboxes. i already tried using ...
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Sharing Exchange Server email messages… not in a PST, and not in Public Folders

We are trying to reduce the amount of messages in our Public Folder databases. Many users use Public folders to share "team-related" information in a central place. The messages in this folder are ...
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Migrate Exchange 2003 Mailboxes to Exchange 2010 on Different Domain

We are currently operating two different Windows Server 2003 domains at two different sites. The sites are connected by a VPN and there are trusts in place between the domains. In each domain is an ...
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Bugzilla Migration [closed]

We have Bugzilla 2.20.1 installed(pretty old) which is running on production server. We are planning to have migration to the new version. The following are the version which we have installed on ...
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Reset old SVN repository or convert to git

I have a SVN repository which was running locally when I had an old installation of Windows. After reinstalling Windows, obviously the old SVN server installation was removed, and now I have no idea ...
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What is happening during a cPanel transfer?

I am switching hosting providers and the new host says they can migrate my cPanel with all it's settings. What actually happens during the migration and what kind of risks do I face? I am running ...
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Migrating Data between servers but keeping permissions

I need to migrate my shares from an old Server (server2003 DomainA.co.uk) to a new server (2008R2 DomainB.Local) these are on different domains. My major problem is I need to keep share permissions on ...
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Exchange 2010 migration

I want to migrate accounts from a hosted service to an Exchange 2010 Server. It is IMAP to MAPI, so I wonder if there is a fast way to do this. I know that exchange 2007 had a special role for this so ...
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Mirroring Windows 7 install to migrate to a new disk

One of my clients has a critical Windows 7 workstation, due to the variety of software installed on the machine, 'extremely' intricate software setup, and it's critical nature to the business it needs ...
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Migration of core banking application from Windows Server 2003 to Windows Server 2008 [closed]

The following tasks were considered for value upgrade to Windows Server 2008. However, the later decision is just to go with platform upgrade from windows server 2003 to windows server 2008 32 Bit ...
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Migrating from Sql Server 2000 to Sql Server 2008

There's a machine running Win7; SQL Server 2000. (Suppose) Remote connections to the machine aren't possible. I need to copy a database from the machine to other one which is running SQL Server 2008 ...
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Dovecot Migration and old mails

I'm migrating my mails from an old server to a new one, the configuration is good (mysql virtual accounts & imap only), with dovecot and postfix. It's already running for other users, I just want ...
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Migrating from Windows Domain (SBS) to Macs (workstations and servers)

So a couple of Mac consultants walked into one of my customers office and convinced the business owner that they could completely swap in Macs across the board for the entire office. Being a Mac ...
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Migrating AD from 2003 32bit to 2008 64bit

Is there a recommended upgrade path to migrate my AD data from 2003 (32 bit) to 2008 (64 bit)?
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Access 2010: Missing DLL when opening Access 2003 file

I've got an Access database created with Access 2k3. When I open the file with Access 2010, I've got error messages, in this order just by clicking OK, Yes, OK : The VB script editor opens and ...
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Upgrade cyrus and split mailboxes

I'm trying to upgrade a Cyrus IMAP server from 2.2.12 to 2.4.12/13. Right know I'm looking for a good guide to do it, as my actual version is an old release. I guess it will not just be upgrade the ...
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Any reason why memory usage would be higher after migration to a new server?

I migrated my website to a new server recently. The server administrator mentioned that the website uses a large amount of memory. I didn't have FTP access at the time, so on my test server version ...