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How to start a cloned xen virtual machine

I cloned a machine using: virt-clone --prompt Now it's sitting in my /vm folder. How do I power it on (from the console)?
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Startup services running twice

When I reboot my ubuntu 10.04 32 bit machine all the startup services started twice. The startup process looks like this: Starting apache2 Starting apache2 (98)Address already in use: make_sock: ...
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Cannot bring up ejabberd after VPS change made by hosting company

My hosting provider WebFusion updated my VPS with security patches late last night. Since then I cannot start my ejabberd instance. I get the following errors, which seem to indicate that the ...
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Does anyone else uses Quest Authentication services? I have an issue with startup scripts not being launched by the GPO

we are using QAS 4_1_0_22 and I'm trying to launch an startup script from GPO when a computer starts. The script is lanched if I apply it to the user, but is not launched when configured as startup ...
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A servers hardware and software for a new startup

We are a new startup, and we don't have much money right now, but we want to invest what we should. We building a website that will let users to upload pictures, and have a galleries. It's very ...
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What's the correct way to start a Ubuntu Upstart script from another Upstart script?

I have three Ubuntu Upstart scripts: browser runs an instance of firefox as an unprivileged user browsers starts when screen is started and launches browser PORT=1 browser PORT=2 browser PORT=3 ...
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Centos start script for 'screen'?

I have a program that runs in the foreground so I run it via a 'screen'. Is there a good start/stop/restart template for 'screen'? I need it to pass the commands to the screen and create it if it ...
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Windows XP Insists Upon Reconnecting to Network Drive on Startup (Stop It)

I once mapped a network drive and accidentally checked Reconnect at logon. Now, no matter what I do, Windows insists upon connecting to that drive at startup. Here's what I've tried in order to stop ...
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Differential system backup at startup

I got a Linux Ubuntu Server, where system has its own 5 gig partition. Ive recently made a backup of this system partition into an .img file using dd. Since it is a system partition I needed to boot ...
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How long it takes to start Bind?

I'm testing DNSSEC and I need to obtain the time in miliseconds it takes to start Bind now that I have signed zones. I don't know if this would be the right way to do it: time svcadm enable ...
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ubuntu startup script problem

i have this startup script under fedora running fine #!/bin/sh -e export P4JOURNAL=/var/log/perforce/journal export P4LOG=/var/log/perforce/p4err export P4ROOT=/var/local/perforce export P4PORT=1666 ...
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Fastest time to get an EC2 instance running

I am considering moving from a VPS to EC2. EC2 is elastic and so is its pricing; I could boot my instance on demand, then let it shut down if it isn't active by the end of some hourly period. How ...
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Windows 7 Startup Repair Disjoining System From Domain

We have recently run into the following issue : Startup Repair : The Startup Repair tool can solve many common startup problems automatically. Startup Repair performs an exhaustive analysis to ...
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How to install MySql on Ubuntu 10

I have done the following: shell> sudo apt-get install mysql-server-core-5.1 shell> sudo apt-get install mysql-client-core-5.1 Both seemed to complete fine with no errors. I have the ...
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can start-stop-daemon only run as su

Ubuntu Lucid. I am writing a start/stop script for a program. The program shall be started/stopped by the crontab. Running it as program-user, error message: start-stop-daemon command not found. ...
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How do I run a powershell with a Windows form at logon / startup?

I'm putting together a powershell (running on Windows 7) which performs some configuration tasks post-image. It uses windows forms to get some user input and then should run various tasks depending ...
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About auto starting programs on Windows Server

We have 10-15 programs on working windows server machine.Desktop and console applications.These applications is critical and cant stop.Is there any tool or software,when application is crashed or ...
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Automate creation of Windows startup script?

Is there a good way to automate installing local startup (rather than login) scripts in Windows XP and Windows 7, via the command line, WMI, COM, or otherwise (even Win32 if it comes to that)? I need ...
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2008 SR2 Server Starts Then Fails to Initialize DNS

Got a weird situation going on. Background: Just transferred Active Directory from a 2003 Server to 2008 SR2. Transferred Global and everything. Removed and disjoined the 2003 server from AD but I ...
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ubuntu: starting program with sudo on boot

I am trying to start xampp when the ubuntu starts on ubuntu 9.10. I tried going to system->preferences->startup applications adding it there, but it didn't work. I surmised it was because it needs to ...
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How to prevent Server Manager from appearing when logging in in Windows Server 2008?

I almost never use this app and it always opens when I login.
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Seeing what files are run at startup (linux)

How do a check what startup scripts are run after I ssh into a machine?
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Having trouble getting startup scripts to work in Server 2003

Thanks for taking the time to read this. I am having trouble getting my startup scripts to run correctly on the domain I am administering. Before anyone gets upset and says "go read xxx article from ...
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What's more cost effective, Hosting your web startup on Foss or Windows? [closed]

Not coming from the windows world, I'm confused about licensing. I think my knowledge may be out of date. Before we gave up with windows web servers (IIS 2), we used to have to pay Client Access ...
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Standard Oracle Fusion Middleware Installation fails on SOA ManagedServer start due to classpath problems

Trying to install Oracle Fusion Middleware 11gR2 on windows (same thing happens on Linux). I have followed the guidelines provided in the ...
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Correct way to treat iptables init failure?

I'm initializing my iptables rules via /etc/network/if-pre-up.d/iptables, using iptables-restore. This works fine, but I'm a bit worried about what would happen, if that script failed for some reason ...
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Need a way to run a script on windows boot up prior to a user logging in

I need to run a custom script which runs when Windows boots up.I know its possible to run it when a user logs in but I want to run it when the system reboots i.e. prior to a user logging in. The OS in ...
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How To Start NX/VNC Session At Ubuntu Boot Time?

I want an NX or VNC session to start automatically when an Ubuntu server boots up - without a monitor connected - loading a certain user's desktop and keeping it loaded and ready until I log in via NX ...
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Explain steps RedHat distros take to boot into Emergency mode?

Please, I am not looking for a rehash of what's stated in RedHat's documentation regarding emergency mode. I would like to know what steps are involved from the time grub hands off to the kernel to ...
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Odd log entries when starting up PotgreSQL

When restarting pgSQL, I get the following log entries: 2010-02-10 16:08:05 EST LOG: received smart shutdown request 2010-02-10 16:08:05 EST LOG: autovacuum launcher shutting down 2010-02-10 ...
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Windows services not starting automatically?

We've had some nasty time sync problems on our Windows Server 2008 R2 servers lately. I traced this back to something very simple: the Windows Time Service was not started! The time can't possibly ...
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Run shell script at linux boot but only one time per day

Run shell script at linux boot (Start up) but only one time per day , How can i do it ? I am using Redhat enterprise linux 5
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How can i run shell script at boot (start up)

How can i run shell script every time my system boot ( start up ) in linux (RHEL 5)?
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How to autostart apps in OS X as a different user

I am playing with CouchDB and whenever I do, I first have to issue sudo couchdb -i -u couchdb couchdb -b This starts CouchDB as the user couchdb, group couchdb. I then also have to enter my ...
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How do I fix “ORA-01033: ORACLE initialization or shutdown in progress” error?

I have an Oracle 9.2 database. The server has crashed. After rebooting any attempt to connect to the Oracle server returns error ORA-01033 (as in title). I've tried stopping and starting the Oracle ...
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mysql startup, shtudown and logging on osx

I am trying to troubleshoot some mysql problems (I have a table I cant seem to delete or drop, it hangs forever) I have 10.5.8 osx, I dont remember how/if I installed mysql, here is what I know: it ...
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How to schedule VMs to startup and shutdown

I'm running several VMs (Mainly windows XP) on a 2008 server under Hyper-V. I'd like to automatically schedule some of these machines to startup and shutdown according to a schedule. To limit ...
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EC2 Startup - How to Tell When Windows Ready?

I am working with Amazon EC2, and I have some Windows AMIs backed with EBS. When I launch a new instance from an EBS snapshot, the EC2Config service prepares the Windows machine for me. I know when ...
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Configuring Windows Server 2003 to start the administrator account even with no session?

I need the administrator account on a 2003 machine to start without a password, or even a session. That is, once the machine is powered on, it should boot into the administrator account and run ...
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Windows pptp VPN at startup

I'd like to connect windows pptp client at startup. Is it possible? because I need a vpn link between two windows server and so (because it's a server) I don't want to let a logged user to the ...
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MySQL won't start - only 480 error messages, but it should contain at least 481 error messages

I updated mysql and not it won't start. I tried removing it and reinstalling and it still will not start. I get the following error in the logs. When you start it it just tells you that mysql timed ...
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Network Manager Startup Hook

How to add a line like: search somesuffix.com to /etc/resolv.conf on Network Manager startup in Ubuntu?
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Purchase servers for my start up, or build them ourselves?

I'm working on a web startup that would involve us hosting and streaming a lot of large files, such as video files, and I'm just wondering if it'd be better, cheaper, etc. to purchase the dedicated ...
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Launch Nginx on startup

I was able to install and run nginx, and passenger but i'm not able to have nginx come up whenever i reboot my server. To start the nginx process i just type in sudo /opt/nginx/sbin/nginx. From my ...
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Dell 8MM01 server won't start - flashing blue light

We have a DELL 8MM01 server that won't start-up. When we try to power it up an amber light slowly flashes at the back. When we push the button next to this light it changes to a flashing blue. The ...
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Start up a process before I log in? (linux)

I want to start up synergy on my suse box (gnome) automatically before (preferably, or after) I log in. How do I do this? I am a major Linux newbie and I tried writing the below on the last line of ...
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How to run a batch script before the windows Logon prompt appears?

I'm looking for a way of running a batch script once (and only once) on boot before the Windows XP Logon prompt appears on screen. What is the easiest way to do this? Also, I need to be able to run ...
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Help me get clear on daemonizing a startup script

I need some linux / ubuntu help: I have a HTTP Comet server that I run with the following command: $ node comet.js > /dev/null & The > /dev/null bit is so all output is "shredded", and the ...
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Is there anything like BizSpark for non software startups?

I'm trying to figure out how to build a decent IT infrastructure for a new business on a budget and I was wondering if anyone has any tips or ideas on how to build a Windows IT infrastructure cheaply ...
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init.d not executing stop command on reboot

I have an init.d script to start a Python script: #!/bin/sh # ############################################################################### # sd-agent # # Written by Boxed Ice ...