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

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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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Experience in migrating from Apache to nginx?

I'd like to get some feedback about a migration From Apache to nginx. My goal is to reduce the memory footprint of the web server. Currently, I use the following modules.features on Apache: multiple ...
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How to best migrate a server to new hardware

I'm getting ready to migrate a server from old hardware to new hardware. I'm thinking of doing a P2P migration rather than actually rebuilding, reinstalling and migrating databases. The servers are ...
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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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Laserfiche migration to Alfresco

I have been tasked with migrating a Laserfiche repository to Alfresco (Records Management module). The Laserfiche implementation is hugely underutilized - They've scanned in about 60Gb in the last ...
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Migration from Xen to KVM

I have Xen domU virtual machines running Windows. Each of them are installed in their own LVM logical volumes. I want to migrate them to another server with KVM on lvm to. How can I do this faster ...
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Why did this website DNS change fail in some parts of the US

Background We switched shared hosts from a local mom and pop to crystaltech. The site was all copied over and ready for the DNS change. The mom and pop site offered no tools to manage DNS ...
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How do I migrate disks from one Dell PE 2850 to another?

I had a Dell PE 2850 die and I need to move its SCSI disks over to another PE 2850. These disks were in RAID1. I tried moving them over and just hoping the PERC would do the right thing, but it ...
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Windows 2003 DC to Windows 2008 R2 DC with same name and same IP

Environment = Windows 2003 native domain with 8 DCs I've got an old domain controller that is running 2003, CA Enterprise role, DHCP, DNS, a few GPO scripts that point to shares on it, and some other ...
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nginx support for .htaccess / rewrite rules? Differences from Apache?

I've been working with Apache http servers for quite some time, and finally making the move to static-content servers alongside the others dynamic-content machines. I was wondering, does nginx ...
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Migrating from one dedicated linux server to another?

I have a dedicated server running ubuntu server 9.04 for web, database and mail. There's about 5 GB of data on the entire hard drive. I want to migrate the server to a more affordable dedicated ...
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How to transfer user accounts to a new Linux machine?

I currently have a Linux box hosting our internal Subversion repository. Access to this repository is via svn+ssh with authenticating happening against user accounts on the machine. I have recently ...
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GMail/Google Apps to GMail migration

I've currently got my email and calendar hosted on Google Apps. However I really like some of the features that have gone into GMail (themes, etc) and would like to move my mail and calendar to GMail. ...
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How do I migrate Amazon EC2 Windows AMI (or instances) from one region to another?

I have a Windows EC2 AMI and instance in Virginia but want to migrate it to Oregon. My guess is an instance migration may be impossible since it's live but at least an AMI+EBS volume transfer would ...
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Migrating Mailstore from Exchange 2003 to Exchange 2010 in a new domain

Proposed project ahead, and a whole lot of documentation and options out there, so I was looking for opinions or advice. I'm creating a brand new domain and installing Exchange 2010 in the ...
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Windows cannot access the file gpt.ini for GPO CN={31B2F340-016D-11D2-945F-00C04FB984F9}

I'm in the middle of a "swing" migration from Windows SBS 2003 to Server 2003 Standard. It's going okay so far but we're getting event 1058 on client machines: Windows cannot access the file gpt.ini ...
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Fastest way to move multiple databases to a new server

I have several small to medium sized mysql databases, say about 40 and I need to migrate them from one whm server with different cpanel accounts to another one with the accounts set up from the ...
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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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Linux - Migration from a server to another

Currently, I have Debian installed on a desktop computer with an Intel P4. It is a web server. As my website starts to be more and more popular, I want to migrate to a real server. So I bought a new ...
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Child Domain Migration to Parent Domain

Our company is planning on moving from a single forest with multiple domains to a single forest with a single domain. This is my infrastructure: Forest Root ROOT-DC.techtunes.lan ...
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Consolidate 2 IIS6 webservers into one IIS7 webserver

I'm trying to consolidate 2 webservers with different sites within into a single new IIS7 web server. I thought I would be able to do it using msdeploy tool. It doesn't seem to allow multiple ...
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Moving a Debian Setup

Greetings, I currently have a Debian Lenny server running (on a slow machine) and recently I bought a stronger server and need to move/copy the old debian setup to this new server as whole(accounts, ...
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Questions about migrating a web server

I am about to migrate my web server. I am using Ubuntu Server on both systems. I've never done this and I need to know what I should look out for. Can I just copy the var directory? I have many ...
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Migration from Exchange 2003 to Google Apps

I cant get the migration to work from Exchange 2003. It uses IMAP for migration and I have enabled IMAP on every user in the Active Directory. It comes up with an error 'unable to authenticate the ...
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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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Adding a Windows Server 2012 Essentials server to an existing domain, without migrating the AD

I have an existing Active Directory in house, a mix between a Win2K8R2 and Win2K3 domain, and i would like to test out Windows Server 2012 Essentials BETA on the network. When walking though the ...
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How to migrate windows users and retain passwords?

I am moving a web application from one server to another, where users log in with Windows accounts (local server accounts, not AD). I want the migration to be as smooth as possible, but re-creating ...
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Upgrading from Exchange 2003 to Exchange 2010, routing works in one direction only

I'm in the process of upgrading an Exchange 2003 server to Exchange 2010, and have installed the prerequisites and Exchange 2010 on the new hardware I've purchased. We use postfix on the perimeter to ...
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Migrating from Gmail to Google Apps

Our company is trying to migrate our email from Gmail to its Google Apps account. We upgraded to the Premiere Edition in order to get access to the advanced tools for email migration. We are hoping to ...
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How to change web host for my small site with minimal downtime

Company S is a small mom and pop host that can't keep our site running for more than a couple weeks at a time. They have suggested we find a better home. So we are moving our site to CrystalTech for ...
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How to export a VMWare ESXi 5 VM into a file to restore it later?

As I've bought a server it had a RAID controlleer which was not supported by VMWare ESXi 5, so I had to install it in a bare non-RAID configuration. Now as I've bought a supported RAID controller I am ...
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Use backup restore then attach in Sharepoint 2007 to 2010 migration

The microsoft technet article for using the detach/attach method for migrating from Sharepoint 2007 to 2010 is here, http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc263299.aspx. However, I would like to ...
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Migrate Windows Server 2008 to a new hard disk

I have a machine with Windows Server 2008. I want to change the hard disk drive, but keep everything else. I don't have a cd/dvd drive and don't want to buy it. My first idea was to make a ...
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Postfix to Exchange Migrate Mailboxes

Has anyone migrated from postfix to Exchange and moved saved mails forward? I have been asked to move about 150 mailboxes, and I would rather avoid going down the Outlook/PST route if possible.
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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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Nginx 301 redirection for WordPress after migration

We recently did a migration from a "custom CMS" (coded from scratch) to our current technology news/reviews site, MuyComputerPRO, which we installed in WordPress a couple of weeks ago. The migration ...
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Migrate to new version of the Ubuntu Server

I need to migrate from the tuned Ubuntu Server 8.04 LTS x32 to new OS Ubuntu Server 10.04 LTS x64. Our team are use this server for collaboration. Now installed: Samba server, Apache, Subversion, ...
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How do you keep existing server configuration when migrating from different dedicated server hosts?

I am trying to migrate from my old server (Server 1) from provider 1 to a new server (Server B) at provider 2, keeping the process as seamless as possible. One of the first things I noticed in the ...
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migrating email, folder structure?

I am currently trying to move a client from one web host to another. They have been using webmail (smartermail) on old host. They have folder set up for organizing their mail. How would I got about ...
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Migrating Exchange Server 2003 Enterprise Edition from old hardware to new hardware

Currently running Exchange Server 2003 Enterprise Edition on an HP 380 server, we would like to migrate to a new Dell 2950. Do I have to install from scratch or do I have a choice? I also need an ...
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How to migrate from Google Apps Mail

I want to migrate some Google Apps accounts to a local mail server. Are there any scripts available, for free or money, which do solve that problem? I will have to migrate about 30 mail accounts this ...