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Uninstalling .Net 4.5

I have a question. Server is running Windows Server 2008 R2. Originally had Microsoft .Net4.0 installed on it and I had to upgrade it to 4.5. Now due to some issues I have to uninstall it. My question ...
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Very fast virtual machine rollback [closed]

Summary: Is there a VM that's optimized for fast in-memory rollback to a previous state? I've tried in vain on StackOverflow and SuperUser — maybe this is the right place to ask this question. :) ...
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Rolling back to Apache 2.2 on debian

Is there a way to replace Apache 2.4 with Apache 2.2 on debian? All the "apache2" packages now install 2.4.
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rpm rollback ignoring rpms - no error output

Issue rpm rollback is not working with a set of repackaged rpms created in the last couple days, but does work with more recent ones. [root@host1 repackage]# ls -l zsh-4.2.6-* -rw-r--r-- 1 root ...
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Files being rolled back on server 2008 R2

I've got a weird situation occurring on my dev server. Randomly, and for no reason that I can see, files are being rolled back to an earlier version! This has happened twice now - the first time I ...
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secure rollback of updates

I'm again and again wondering why there isn't (or did I just not find it?) any tool which can reliably and effortlessly rollback changes done by updates. Let me take an update with apt on Debian as ...
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Track, save and revert file system modifications made by a program under Linux

I'd like to be able to, when a program such as an installer is ran, track the list of the modifications made to my filesystem so that I can revert them afterwards. EDIT: This concerns a non-packaged ...
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Monitoring MySQL Rollback Segments

I recently discovered the default open transaction ceiling of 1024 in MySQL. I have since increased the limit using innodb_extra_rsegments. However, I would like to keep my eye on this moving forward. ...
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What are the best practice for monitoring Oracle's rollback segment?

Occasionally, we run out of rollback segment space causing the query/update to fail. What are the best practices that I can expect from an Oracle DBA to ensure that this is monitored pro-actively and ...
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How to roll back or uninstall Microsoft patch using WSUS?

Is it possible to use WSUS to roll back a patch? Specifically KB2501584?
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WinSCP - can it replace newer files with older files?

I've been using the Windows app WinSCP for uploading the latest scripts in my PHP web app to my web server, using the comparison function within WinSCP which replaces older remote files with newer ...
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How can you give priority to a kill/rollback process under SQL server that appears to have a status 'sleeping'?

While trying to update a table definition (change a field type from NVARCHAR(5) to NVARCHAR(8)) we caused a lock on the database. There were a large number of rows (>11,000,000) so we decided to kill ...
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Can I Boost Priority to a Process that I Killed and is Rolling Back?

I have a job that usually runs for about 2 hours. This morning it was still running at 5 hours and I decided to kill it. It has been in a "KILLED/ROLLBACK" status for quite a while now. When I run ...
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SQL database testing: How to capture state of my database for rollback

I have a SQL server (MS SQL 2005) in my development environment. I have a suite of unit tests for some .net code that will connect to the database and perform some operations. If the code under test ...
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Zero downtime uploads / Rollback in IIS

I'm not sure if this is the right way to ask this question, but here's basically what i'd like to do: 1.) Push a changeset to a site in IIS. 2.) Don't interrupt the users. 3.) Be able to roll back ...
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Can't see progress of rolling back SPID with KILL WITH STATUSONLY

I have a SPID on SQL 2005 that shows in Activity Monitor as "ROLLBACK" mode (because a transaction log filled up, not because it was manually killed). I tried to see how much time it has left to roll ...
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Correct procedure for preventing a spid from rolling back

Today I had a situation where I wanted to cancel an update to a table and several indexes and immediately restore back the database from a backup. I issued a kill command to kill the updating SPID. ...
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Damaged /vmlinuz and /initrd.img symbolic links after Kernel uninstall

OS: Ubuntu 8.04 LTS Server Edition We just rolled back an kernel update using the following command: sudo apt-get remove linux-image-2.6.24-24-server The uninstallation was successful, but it had ...