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how to resize partition on server 2003

Yesterday, my system partition ran out of space (my OS is Windows Server 2003), and I need to resize it, how could I do this? Buy a new larger disk to replace it? I have searched GOOGLE, and found ...
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FreeBSD vs. Illumos [closed]

I am using FreeBSD since some years now for server use and archlinux for desktop. I really use many features of FreeBSD (ports, zfs, jails, pf, ...) now I read about Illumos an OpenSolaris derivate. ...
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MemCache-repcached compile error

I'm trying to install [memcached-1.2.8-repcached-2.2.1]( http://sourceforge.net/projects/repcached/files/latest/download?source=files) And I have the following error after running the make command: ...
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Recommended MySQL monitoring tool [closed]

I am looking for a good all-in-one monitoring tool for a single MySQL server and underlying Linux OS. I need something that gives me a quick graphical view of what is going on right now and that ...
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Which server OS to use for intensive computations and high incoming HTTP traffic on desktop PC? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you help me with my capacity planning? I'm writing a highly computationally-intensive system that crawls Web-pages, processes them and dumps results into MongoDB. ...
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VMware: OS choice on VM creation:

I'm using the vSphere client. When I create a new Virtual Machine I have a selection drop-down to choose the OS version. Except 32bit and 64bit version which I understand (because it's hardware ...
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IIS differences on different OS

Background: I'm trying to use WCAT to pound my web application and test out the performance. However, I'm not sure I'm testing on the right combination of IIS & OS. Question What are the ...
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Converting a workstation to be server which os? [closed]

Firstly why im going to use a workstation as a server: im broke and the choice was between a totally done/crap ancient server or a half decent hp workstation i chose the hp workstation with ...
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How to do Virtual IP Setup in Mac OS X?

I have two Apache Load Balancer setup on two different systems, for example 127.0.0.1 and 127.0.0.2 IP addresses. Now I want to configure Virtual IP in another system (127.0.0.3) and all the requests ...
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which free linux distribution is supported on IBM X3200 M3

can anyone let me know which free linux distribution is supported on IBM X3200 M3 server? UPDATE: The issue was with mounting 2 hard disks. So I removed one hard disk and installed Cent OS 5.6 which ...
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Broken folder behavior in OS X 10.6.7 Finder

We're running into a problem with certain files and folders on our Windows 2003 R2 file share. The problem only affects OS X 10.6 clients. Certain files and folders on the share seem to lose their ...
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How to install Thinstation to local flash drive to the thinclient (i.e without cd rom)

We have a diskless thin client (it has it's local flash drive though) Fujitsu Futro S-100. I was able to boot from external USB flash drive and it's working just great. How can I install Thinstation ...
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Is there a Perl/PHP/Ruby/Other webtop-like filemangager platform?

EDIT: Is there a web based file manager / Workspace similar to EyeOS but uses Unix authentication and allows them to edit their files? If that makes sense? Thanks. It'd be awesome if something like ...
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(How) can an operating system be installed purely from a wireless network?

The title really says it. I was wondering how if at all, an OS installer (?) can be launched from a wireless network.
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OS X (10.6) Apache Sudden Death, Nginx not working either

I turned on my computer today and apache wasn't working. This is weird as its been working for the last 6 months without issue. The only thing I did which may of caused a problem, is I uninstalled a ...
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kernel stack inpage error with blue screen death

I recently had the kernal stack inpage error and my system crashed. I read a few suggestions and tried a check disk. But no effect on that. Now, I even can not boot with any OS cds, the result is ...
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MAMP PRO - “Network Error (dns_server_failure)” when setting up VHosts

I'm trying to set up a virtual host locally on MAMP PRO; I've done this before on other machines and it worked like a charm. This time, however, when I try to point my browser to the path defined in ...
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Mac/Linux for system administration tasks

I've been using GNU/Linux for my daily life and my work for the last 8 years. A couple days ago, my desktop computer died. I thought about the possibility of making a change and getting a Mac. Is any ...
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OS X Server NetBoot from NetRestore Image hangs at 0% progress

I've setup an OS X 10.6.5 machine with all of the user accounts and software that I'd like on all of the clients. I used the SIU on our 10.6.5 OS X Server to create a NetRestore image from that ...
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Unable to Modify Files on Windows Share from OS X on Domain User Account

A few of my end users use Macs. One of them is currently unable to save files to a our Windows file server running Windows Server 2003. The file permissions for his user account are setup properly, ...
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What Command(s) List a User's System Permissions in Linux?

QUESTION: What Command(s) List a User's System Permissions in Linux? CURRENT_OS: CentOS-5.X MORE_INFO/QUESTIONS: Looking for commands that will NOT be seen as aggressive or change the system, ...
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Nginx and PHP-FPM on OS X

I've been wanting to try out Nginx with PHP-FPM. I installed Nginx via Macports. I read that PHP 5.3.3 includes PHP-FPM, however, the PHP 5.3.3 configuration on Macports does not enable it. Can ...
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Operating system for optimal performance on x86 (virtualized)

What operating system would achieve the best performance on x86 from within Qemu or Virtualbox? I only need to use a handful of programs regularly: tmux, vi(m), curl, a package manager (mainly to ...
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Server OS: put it on a separate drive? Yes, no, or depends on the situation?

I would like opinions, or facts, both preferably, on whether it's ok to install a server's OS on the RAID array or not. I would predict installation on separate drives is the best but I'm interested ...
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OS for Virtual Private Server (VPS)

I'm new to VPS managing and I need to chose which OS to install on my VPS. I have the following alternatives: CentOS 5.2 Ubuntu 9.10 Ubuntu Server edition 8.10 Debian 5.0 Lenny Debian 4.0 Etch ...
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renaming vmdk files in ESX4i

I am using a standalone ESX4i server and I have the VMware CLI tools installed. I have copied a base build VMDK file which has the OS installed and configured and I need to rename the vmdk file to ...
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Is there any windows equivalent of Original Linux Magic-SysRQ Key?

Is there any way to debug/gather some diagnostic information in case a windows machine hangs/freezes to get some clue about what caused the hang/freeze., just like linux has Magic_SysRq key Is ...
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Solid State Drive for SQL/OS

I'm looking at using SSD to improve DB performance in a large data warehouse. In our instance we know in advance that most of the data is write once, read many - especially as it's reference data. ...
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Windows 7 MBR problem

I've been in a trouble last days. I have a 500gb HD with 3 partitions. The bigger one (300GB) is for persistent data (college files, music, etc). In the second I've installed an Ubuntu system I use ...
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Is it possible that the OS / some other app can cause my driver to hang for more than 1 second?

I have a driver that for one reason or an other it hanged for more than 1 second and crashed my app. What possible causes do you know that can make a driver hang for more than one second inside an ...
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What is the best setup to have around 5 VMs running simultaneously?

I am trying to run a bunch of VMs to have a dedicated web testing environment for a massive corporate type project. I will need VMs for xp, vista, 7, ubuntu, and maybe hackintosh otherwise 2000. The ...
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Network Operating System

From where can I get the comparison among different Network Operating Systems(NOSs)? I mean can anyone provide me any useful link for the same? Can Windows 2000 and later be considered as NOSs? I ...
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what is the difference between linux and solaris OS?

What is the basic difference between Linux and Solaris? As both the OS are derived from UNIX so where lies the difference between Linux and Solaris? Are they because of creation by different ...
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What factors are taken into consideration when purchasing a windows server OS?

I am looking to develop and host my own website. On top of this, my server will also be running internal software that take care of some processes. The website is going to be developed using ASP.NET ...
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Creating a file server - How can I use a large VHD file in Hyper-V? (700GB)

After a few discussions (here, here, and here), I am still unable to create a simple VM that will be used as a fileserver hosted on my Hyper-V box. I have created a fixed 700GB SCSI drive (.vhd file), ...
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Virtualization for efficiency? Doesn't it defeat the point of an OS at all?

This link VMware Virtualization seems to be saying that running a virtual machine and spreading your applications between OS's is more efficient than otherwise. How can this be true? Doesn't a VM ...
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What OS would you use for a simple fileserver and why? [closed]

Im looking to set up a simple fileserver: 5 - 7 clients - Mixed Windows, Linux, Mac OSX - connecting over wireless and wired Serving ~200GB content - Photos, MP3's, ISO's etc What OS would you ...
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Can I run a Fedora VM on top of XenServer / ESXi? What's the closest alternative?

I am planning on moving to Citrix XenServer to host a couple of VM's and am looking to find out if Fedora is in fact supported. The site says it can run Red Hat, but aren't this and Fedora nearly the ...
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Is it possible to “roughly” approximate the amount of time chkdsk will take on Windows Server 2003?

I know there are a number of variables at play with this question... so I'm just looking for an approximation. Is it possible to calculate the amount of time a 'chkdsk' will take for a Windows Server ...
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How would you interpret the following vmstat output?

Consider the following five machines (named c, h, j, s and u) and their respective vmstat 1 outputs. Given the information from the vmstat output: Which machines would you consider being in a good ...
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Which Windows edition to use?

Looking to upgrade our OS to a 64-bit version. Server Purposes: Web Server (Apache Tomcat) Share Drive (Accessed through Windows domain and able to manage permissions) Firewall Initial Thoughts: ...
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Mount TrueCrypt encrypted system drive on other computer?

I have bought a new HDD for installing a new operating system. Can I, in case I'm missing files, attach the old TrueCrypt-encrypted hard disk to USB and mount it in TrueCrypt? Or doesn't this work ...
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How to migrate a VMWare Fusion OS to an actual partition?

As the title says. How can I migrate a VMWare Fusion OS to run on bare metal hardware?
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Operating System Files

Consider the scenario of an admin wanting to perform a backup of operating system files. Question: Does the windir (i.e. "C:\Windows") contain only operating system files / information about OS? Can ...
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How to define appropriate measurements for a Service Level Agreement?

I work for a small development house who are increasingly being asked to put together formal SLAs for our products based on particular configurations. From a development side of things I'm ...
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Barriers preventing from deploying 64-bit OS in workstations?

At my workplace, our servers have run 64-bit OSes for years. But the workstations are a problem. Very few applications and drivers work well on 64-bit OSes. Those few cases are enough to prevent the ...
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What is a Process Handle?

What is a process handle and what can we know about a running process through the "handle count" property in a task explorer?
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Network OS install server

I am looking setup a server that will allow us to install OS's (such as windows xp) over a network boot. Is there any solutions out there that will allow such a thing? Edit: Also i wanted to point ...
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How do you make a WinXP bootable USB drive?

How do you make a WinXP bootable USB drive? I've seen a bunch of instruction here on ServerFault but they are specific to Vista or Linux, so again - I'm using WinXP. I've also tried unetbootin, but ...
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GlassFish on Windows vs RedHat

I have a basic three tier web application, and I want to use GlassFish. Assuming same admin skills, any difference in having the host OS be Windows 2003 Server or RedhHat?