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Supermicro X8DT3/X8DTi hardisk not found after installing OS

I try to install Linux CentOS in server Supermicro X8DT3/X8DTi. Installation proccessed succesfully, but after server rebooting, server cannot boot into OS. When I check BIOS, no hardisk found on boot ...
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How do I check the IaaS image hasn't been compromised

We are deploying in Chinese datacentre, it took us a while to get our account approved with Aliyun (some kind of Amazon AWS). We are protecting all in and out data transfer but what guarantees that ...
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Determine the OS version of an OEL linux box?

The usual methods to determine the OS versions seem to be viewing /etc/*-release file *here would be the family to which the particular version of the OS belongs to. But on the OEL system, the ...
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GRUB does not load OS, displays grub> prompt

I have booted my server, getting some GRUB error and I pasted the error below. Error Code:- GNU GRUB version 0.97(502k Lower/496556K upper memory) [Minimal BASH-like line editing is supported. For ...
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What operating system is used according to enclosed picture? [closed]

Sorry for the beginner question but can one guess what OS this is from the named folder in the structure? I was not allowed to post the picture but perhaps the link works. (have no text-based img). ...
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x86, i386, i686, amd64, i5, i7, archtecture, processor confusion [closed]

I noticed those items x86, i386, i686, amd64, i5, i7, archtecture, processor from the web, from my own notebook, from book readings. But I am really confused by those terminologies. I try my best ...
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Move OS from RAID5 array to RAID 1 arrays

I want to give a last boost to my old ProLiant ML350 G5 server which just needs to be reliable for a few more year only ! With a defined budget of about 1500$ (I do not have more), i plan to replace ...
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Use of loopback Interface in iBGP

As I understand that the loopback interface(127.0.0.1) is used to route packets back to the source. How is it then used to talk to iBGP neighbors? I understand that the goal is to ensure that the ...
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Linux Server OS on LVM on Software RAID: Best Practices and Considerations

I am preparing for a minimal Ubuntu Server 12.04 LTS that will simply run libvirt/KVM to host a handful of Ubuntu Server 12.04 LTS guests. On my KVM host I created a RAID 1 comprised of two physical ...
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Hard disk is detecting as read only

I am installing Debian Squeeze 2.6.32 64 bit OS in IBM System x3250 M4. This system is already having built in RAID. After enable the RAID, I have started to install the Debian Squeeze 2.6.32 64 bit ...
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Processing data faster using ssis and an ssd drive

We have a new local server that processes data using sql server 2008 and ssis. in this server i have dedicated drive to do different things. the c drive is for the os and software. the d drive is for ...
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“cannot receive new filesystem stream: invalid backup stream” error when unpacking flash archive on solaris 10

I've searched around but i'm having no luck with some peculiar behavior with a flash archive. I'm using HP Server Automation 9.14 to deploy the OS. I'm creating a Solaris 10 flash archive to create ...
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Install ubuntu on my KVM VM by proxmox

I'm a newbie here but I would like to understand how to install ubuntu or centOS on my VM created by KVM (in proxmox). During creation, I've set Linux 3.X/2.6 Kernel (l26) in sheet OS and Do ...
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Stablist / easiest to maintain free OS to run SAMBA 4, PostgreSQL, mod_perl2 on? [closed]

This is just for a 20-client network of XP Pro machines: a file/print share server, possibly a domain controller unless I can get by without it, and a db and intranet app host. I need to be able to ...
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Minecraft FTB Ultimate server crash (OS Related?) [closed]

(Originally posted this on StackOverflow and was told that it wasn't the correct site to post on - I think ServerFault is the correct site, but tell me if otherwise). (ServerFault didn't like me ...
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Launchctl jobs automatically getting unloaded on snow leapord

We have launchctl jobs loaded on the snow leopard server. Somehow, every few days the jobs gets unloaded and this is causing our periodic jobs not to run. When I logon to the machine, the jobs show up ...
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Mountain Lion Server 10.8.2 Ports

We're setting up a public facing server for Profile Manager use only. Profile Manager uses the following ports: 2195, 2196 TCP Used by Profile Manager to send push notifications 5223 TCP ...
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Deploy Apple OSX images from a Windows Server?

We are mostly a Windows shop but more and more Macs are being used. Is there any software that would run on Windows Server 2008 R2 that could be used to image Apple computers?
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/etc/*release files examples

Where can I find a list of different /etc/*release files of various Linux/Unix/MacOS distributions and versions? Same goes to uname -a command outputs.
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RHEL optimization for write-intensive disk operations

What configuration optimizations e.g. disk scheduling algorithms are suggested for a very write intensive setup ?
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Upgrading Debian from 4.0, but apt mirrors give 404 [closed]

I have an old Buffalo HS-DH500GL NAS. I bought it years ago (2007 I think) when I heard it could be upgraded to run Debian 4.0. I followed some random tutorial (long forgotten where I found it) to ...
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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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existing O/S detection before HDD wipe from Windows PE

I created a recovery DVD that boots to Windows PE and automatically DiskPart the needed partitions and then installs the syspreped O/S found in a WIM image. The recovery disk works great, everything ...
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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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Dell Poweredge 2850 RAID 5 OS damaged - Can I recover or transfer the información in any way?

I have a Dell Poweredge 2850 with RAID 5 and Windows 2000. The OS died and I'm receiving the blue screen when I try to boot. I think the OS has some files damaged but the disks are OK so the data ...
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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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juniper screen os and akamai

Need to setup a policy on juniper netscreen firewall that would allow access to a content hosted by akamai. There are two options: to use an IP address or hostname. Using hostname does not work with ...
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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 ...