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What does that mean: packages excluded due to repository priority protections

When updating with yum i recieve the following message: yum update Loaded plugins: fastestmirror, priorities Loading mirror speeds from cached hostfile * atomic: www7.atomicorp.com * base: ...
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Why did rebooting cause one side of my ZFS mirror to become UNAVAIL?

I just recently migrated a bulk data storage pool (ZFS On Linux 0.6.2, Debian Wheezy) from a single-device vdev configuration to a two-way mirror vdev configuration. The previous pool configuration ...
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Is there a way to mirror two severs on Ubuntu?

I was wondering if it's possible to mirror two servers, like you could upload files to one server and they'd push to the other server, etc. I'm more curious to file mirroring, it doesn't have to ...
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wget recursive download, but I don't want to follow all links

I'm trying to mirror a website using wget, but I don't want to download lots of files, so I'm using wget's --reject option to not save all the files. However wget will still download all the files and ...
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improving rsync backup performance

What are the best techniques to improve rsync over ssh mirroring between unix boxes, assuming that one system will always have the master copy and the other system will always have a recent copy (less ...
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How can I limit the bandwidth of apt-mirror?

I need to make a once off mirror of all the Ubuntu apt repository (for the record it's because I'm sending it to Kenya (see here and here). I did it before and used apt-mirror, and that does exactly ...
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Maintenance plan for SQL Server Database Mirroring

We're using SQL Server database mirroring and we're trying to create a db maintenance plan to backup the database. The problem is that when the server is not the primary database the plan fails. I was ...
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Mac OS X Server 10.6 - Apple's software mirrored RAID worth it?

I am installing an Intel Xserve (Quad core Xeon) with Snow Leopard Server (10.6) on two 80Gb 7200rpm SATA HDs. I created a mirrored RAID set using Disk Utility with those two drives, all went fine. ...
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linux LVM mirror vs. MD mirror

I think I remember making some mirrors years ago with LVM, and I don't remember this "log" thing. Or maybe I made the mirror with mdadm and put LVM on top. That must be it. What is the LVM log for ...
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fastest backup for large files

what is the fastest way to duplicate a folder contain few files with few hundred megs size and other few megs small files? (say, /var/lib/mysql) cp or tar or rsync or...??
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Tips and tricks for identifying the dying hard drive

I have a raid 1 that has failed partially. The controller tells me the raid is degraded, but does not tell me which drive is failing. When I look in My Computer, I see that the controller split my ...
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Easiest way to change default mirror of an Ubuntu ISO

What is the easiest way to "patch" an Ubuntu ISO so that the default mirror is different? Details: We're behind a proxy so upon initial installations, the process isn't able to the see the mirror ...
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SQL Server Patching a Mirror configuration

We're planing to have two SQL servers updated by synchronous database mirroring. This will include a third environment configured as a witness server. For standard windows patching - what order ...
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SQL Server 2005 Mirrored DB Recovery

Scenario: We want to use SQL Server 2005 Standard's version of DB mirroring along with a witness server in an Active Directory domain environment. The database is fed from a 3rd party app server that ...
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“wget --mirror” Alternative

I'm looking for an alternative to using this, it doesn't have to use FTP, but it should provide the same functionality as the "--mirror" option of wget where it only downloads new and changed files. ...
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How to get robocopy summary information involved in powershell?

I have a quick script written to compare file differences across servers, and then give a prompt for whether to mirror the changes. I'd like it to intelligently NOT prompt for copying if there aren't ...
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DPM 2010 iSCSI Mirror

We're using DPM 2010 for exchange backups, The backup Disk(s) are iSCSI attached drives from multiple NAS boxes. We'd like to mirror iqn.2009-07.com.example.example:RAID.iscsi4.vg0.iscsi05 onto ...
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How do I use git-push --mirror with git-shell in SSH?

I am attempting to setup a mirror-to-backup hook in our repositories. The hook is executing a git push --mirror backup@server:path/foo.git. However it fails stating: fatal: What do you think I am? A ...
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Windows Server 2008 x64 SP2 software mirror raid recovery when primary drive fails

I'm attempting to use software mirroring to move the system partition between different hardware raid arrays. Unfortunately, whenever I pull the primary disk offline, I'm not able to get the boot ...
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Can one SSD replace a pair of mirrored drives?

I have various firewall/router/utility type boxes that do not require much if any storage for their primary purpose other than booting. But I do like to be able to put a more or less standard ...
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Alternative to robocopy /MIR

We run a number of web apps that store a lot of local data in small xml files. One part of our backup / recovery strategy is to produce a local mirror of the file system via a VPN to the hosting ...
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HW RAID 1 different disk sizes?

I was told by an HP support guy that I should not replace a failed drive in a mirror with a bigger size drive, since it could crash my array. I am puzzled why is this so and how to hell am I suppose ...
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FTP an entire folder via the command line

I'm looking so migrate some websites to a new server. I have SSH access to the current one but only FTP access to the new one. How can I via Centos and SSH copy entire folders to the new server via ...
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Mirroring an Apache server

I have a few named vhosts on my apache2 debian server and I want to have a mirror server that can pickup as soon as the first server goes down. We can assume I have total control over both servers and ...
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CentOS - Yum - Specify Mirror

Is it possible to specify a mirror for YUM to target when doing updates? I've noticed on my CentOS 6.2 servers that it takes up to a minute for YUM to respond from a given command. I did some Googling ...
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Windows Updates mirror for ISPs

I work in a ISP where bandwidth is limited. We want to provide our customers a mirror for WINDOWS UPDATES, so we cant save bandwidth and provide to our customers a faster connection. How can we ...
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Mixing drive vendors in RAID mirror

Background I'm building a simple storage server for home usage, and I'm modelling it slightly after our Solaris storage servers at work. But at a smaller scale. The basic layout will be a chassis ...
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Mirroring live system - what are the options

What are my options to mirror a running system (without taking it down) to have an as close as possible copy for use as a XEN guest? Now I'm planning to install the same version of OS as domU and ...
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How do I set up a private mirror server for Cygwin?

I want to download all of the cygwin files for a computer that is not connected to the Internet. I know I can download all of the cygwin files with rsync, but I'm not quite sure of the right ...
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Linux Raid: mystical md_d device

I have a 64bit Ubuntu Jaunty server (kernel 2.6.28-17-server) installed on two SATA disks (sdc and sde) in a mirror RAID, this being my current raid configuration: cat /proc/mdstat Personalities : ...
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How to serve a wget --mirror'ed directory of files with questionmarks in them

I'm trying to create a static mirror of a php application (an old php Gallery installation, specifically). The app produces URLs such as: view_album.php?set_albumName=MyAlbum wget downloads these ...
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Splitting a raidctl mirror safely

I have a Sun T5220 server with the onboard LSI card and two disks that were in a RAID 1 mirror. The data is not important right now but we had a failed disk and are trying to understand how to do ...
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Multiple web servers serving same static content

I created a sub-domain for static content to be able to serve it more efficiently by several load-balanced web servers. This static content is updated automatically, at a rate of ~1k files/day. Right ...
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How to fix geometry of two identical disks?

I have two identical HDD. First has geometry 3876021/16/63 and second has geometry 3876018/16/63. First disk's capacity is 50% already. I want to add second disk to mirror (first disk is master). How ...
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Is there an async FUSE filesystem for replication?

I have a low-power VIA x86 PC with one SATA port. I want to backup special files (ie: /var) from the SATA drive on this port onto a USB flash disk, but I don't want a RAID1 or fully-synchronous ...
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wireshark captures different on two computers from the same port

I Have a Windows XP Machine Running wireshark, connected to a Mirror port on a network. I'm capturing with no filtering, and it can only see half of some two way TCP conversations. I had thought it ...
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Mirror directory, only purging files in destination directory older than 7 days

I would like to mirror a directory, but only delete files in the destination directory older than 7 days. Situation: - Directory A is mirrored to Directory B. - A file from Directory A is deleted ...
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Robocopy falsely marks files as newer

I have two NTFS formatted drives on different machines and I do a robocopy mirror between them like this: robocopy "D:\My Documents" "X:\Backup\My Documents" /MIR /V /NP /XD .* /XO /XA:SHTO /FAT /Z ...
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questions on replacing failing disk on solaris 10

I have replaced failed drives on Solaris 10 that are mirrored with SVM before. I am wondering if I have been doing it incorrectly... or taking a huge risk. I follow the usual metadetach, metaclear, ...
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Image Management System with Different Levels of Access

I work in the graphics department for a real estate brokerage, and we deal with a lot of photos. Agents take the photos, upload them to me, I touch up and standardize the photos, then I add them to ...
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How do I mirror a folder (copy only missing and changed files recursively) in windows?

I'm trying to find a fast way to recursively update a folder and all subfolders from another folder. Obviously, a full delete and Xcopy would work but that is very slow. After the update, the ...
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real-time mirroring of files (from Linux to Windows (or maybe cygwin))

How do I make it so that whenever the file blah.pdf on computer A is changed, its copy at computer B is updated? I believe I must setup some daemons on A and B. A is a Linux system and B is a Windows ...
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Mirroring Drives

I'd like to mirror a drive between two windows servers for fail over/disaster recovery. I assume there is a software package for this. What do you use?
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Ubuntu does not load its local (near) mirror for downloading packaging

The Ubuntu server is in Australia. However, every time I perform apt-get install/update/upgrade, it always load the U.S mirror for downloading. $ sudo apt-get install make ... The following NEW ...
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OS X: setting display resolution and mirroring

How do I have a projector machine always mirror at 1024x768? By default new users get 1920x1200 and non-mirrored.
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mirror server for clustering

I have three servers worldwide. One in the U.S., one in Asia and one in Europe. I want to make them mirror servers, so that when a surfer enters the U.S. He will serve in the United States. If a user ...
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How can I get “mirrored from” on a GitHub repo?

I noticed that https://github.com/apache/ant says "mirrored from git://git.apache.org/ant.git" (with a link) and I'd like to do the same. https://exyr.org/2011/git-mirrors/ seems like a good write up ...
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remove volume on missing dynamic disk

I had 2 drives in my Server 2003 PDC 1 of the drives went bad and was replaced. Now i show the working drive, the new drive and a missing disk. I am trying to delete the missing disk but am not able ...
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Download JDK onto a remote server

I want to get the latest JDK onto a server in a remote location. Downloading the JDK from Sun's website requires jumping through all kinds of hoops until you actually get the file. I'm not sure ...
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Ubuntu Preseed not using local mirror

I have a full ubuntu mirror located on the server http://leelah.home.ianwilson.org/ubuntu/ In my preseed.cfg file, I have the following d-i config for selecting my country mirror: d-i ...