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

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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 ...
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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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DNS, DHCP, FILESERVER transition from W2003 to W2008R2 DC's

We have a stable Windows 2003 Standard network. W2003 DC1 on x.x.x.10 - DC, DNS, DHCP, FILESERVER We are upgrading the network, and have a second server Windows 2008 R2 ready for insertion. ...
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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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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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fastest way to migrate exchange 2010 mailboxes to another exchange 2010 server in same domain [closed]

Which is the fastest way to copy all mailbox database from one server to another server? Both servers are exchange 2010 both servers are in same domain -- Update -- I am having multiple mailboxes ...
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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 [closed]

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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SBS 2003 to 2011 Migration: Public Folder Migration

Been banging my head into this wall for a while now, but still can't seem to get past it. Currently I'm trying to complete a migration from SBS 2003 to 2011. I've been following along the Microsoft ...
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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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Move data to a new zpool [closed]

I want to create a new Zpool and move data from an old zpool The old zpool is like this: rpool [mirror-0 (c1t0d0s0 c1t1d0s0) ] I will insert two new hard drives and want to configure a new ...
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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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Mail won't start up after migration to Mountain Lion Server

I'm not sure where to start. Our hard disk died on server running 10.6.8. Installed new disk. Followed Apple's migration instructions to 10.8.2. All services are operational except Mail. Dec 7 ...
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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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How to remove “Migration Failed” message from SBS 2011

I have successfully completed the migration from SBS 2003 to SBS 2011. The migration process stopped halfway done. I found out that I had a corrupted info.xml Following the instructions here seemed ...