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Where to download a free MIB complete database

I want to update an MIB database that is exhaustive. oidview is limited so I couldn't finish downloading MIBs per vendor and only Cisco is making its OIDs available for public on ftp. Is there a way ...
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Server setup scripts, patches and migrations

I have written some scripts which I use to configure various servers in a uniform way. Each time I deploy a server I run the relevant scripts so that I know they're all configured the same. I then ...
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Creating VM to test update

I have a bunch of servers doing various things for our group (NIS, DHCP, CVS, NFS), all of which need to be patched and updated. Obviously just upgrading them is a bit risky, so I want to create a ...
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How to manage software updates from a central location?

We have a number of servers: some of them have are containers over openVZ and some of them are full virtual machines. All of the servers are Linux systems only. The servers are running different ...
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Long term security risks of rarely updated nginx

We've deployed a system at a university using a stack of Postgres, Nginx and Django on (mandated) RHEL. The ITS department is now pressuring us to switch to Apache on order to benefit from regular ...
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Is it usually safe to run “apt-get upgrade” (in terms of stability) on a production server?

I often log into my Ubuntu 12.04.2 server (with Postgres 9.2.4 running with live production data) and see something akin to: 4 packages can be updated. 4 updates are security updates. This happens ...
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Windows 8 offline updates

I am trying to update a Windows 8 installation on a machine that is not connected to the internet. I have been told that standalone installers exist but ultimately the Microsoft sites just direct me ...
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yum update if installed, otherwise install

Is there a command to do just that: if a package is already installed, update it, otherwise install the latest version For now I'm doing two commands: yum install mypackage yum update mypackage ...
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How to update/maintain a patched kernel?

If I patch my linux kernel with grsecurity, will I still be able to update my system with yum (or apt-get)? Won't the updates available via yum be incompatible with my patched "non standard" version ...
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I've got an error while i was installing a newest php

I was updating the PHP version to the newest in my CentOS server, following this guide step by step. When I finally get to install PHP, I get the following error. sudo yum install php53 php53-cli ...
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Installing software as an Update

My company uses SCCM 2007 and Windows 7. I have a rather complicated application deployment that I need to do. To make a long story short, I have to automatically install this while no users are ...
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ezjail-admin update -i can't create tank/ezjail/basejail

I updated the server FreeBSD 8.2-p10 amd64 to 9.1-p1 amd64, and I want to update jails started ezjail. I downloaded the source, built the world and run the command: ezjail-admin update -i but got ...
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Is there any software for driver maintenance?

We use SCCM for OSD and consequently driver installation, and it works well. However, the issue becomes that when drivers are updated on the sccm server, only machines that are newly imaged and/or ...
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RHEL/CentOS version numbering (before and after the dot)

How does the CentOS numbering work? Major releases are 'before the dot', eg 5.x and 6.x as far as I see, and minor changes after that. Questions: If I do a yum update on a 6.1 system, will it ...
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Updating Java and Flash without bundled offerings

We have about 20 laptops with Windows Vista or 7. Most, if not all, have Java and Flash installed and those are updated through their upstream update routines, i.e. the user gets prompted that there's ...
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Update RAID 10 NAS storage

I've got a NAS with 4x500GB HDD in RAID 10. I want to change the actual HDDs to others of 1TB capacity, but I want (if possible) to preserve the data without having to copy it outside the NAS. The NAS ...
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apt-get upgrade Not found IP. Sources.list issue? (lenny) [duplicate]

I get a lot of this errors when runnong apt-get update command Ign http://archive.debian.org lenny/volatile/main Sources/DiffIndex Ign http://archive.debian.org lenny/volatile/contrib ...
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Gitlabhq gitolite update repos and keys issue

I would like update gitolite. But when i start command > sudo -u gitlab -H bundle exec rake gitlab:gitolite:update_repos remote: Counting objects: 1459, done. remote: Compressing objects: 100% ...
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Is it safe to install windows updates on Server 2008 without restarting it? [duplicate]

I've got a windows 2008 production server which I'm planning to install windows updates on, without restarting it for several weeks. Is this a good idea? (This is a production server, which is on ...
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Windows Update for numerous powered-down Virtual Machines [closed]

Before I dive into the question asking, let me give some background on the question. I have a VM project I am working on. Sales reps at my company need to have VMs of different configurations to demo ...
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Can't complete interrupted update of ESXi 5 to U2

I've been trying to do an interactive update of VMware ESXi 5.0.0 update 1 to 5.0.0 update 2 via the installer image burned to a DVD. The first time I ran the update, all seemed to go fine at first. ...
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Error upgrading from SQL Server 2008 to SQL Server 2008 R2

I needed to restore a database (created in SQL Server 2008 R2 - version 10.50.1600) to a new DB in Server 2008 (version - 10.00.2531). I got the error - Restore failed for Server .... Additional info ...
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Cisco switch:change mac type from dynamic to static in console

How to change mac from static to dynamic in mac-address-table (switch)?I find this official source but still not understand what options I must choose. Something like this: switch(config)# ...
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How to update and add module nginx debian

How to update nginx with adding module without deleting old nginx files/configs? I installed nginx with apt-get install, i tried install by downloading tar.gz from nginx site but it doesnt gave any ...
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How to update my Web site without interfering with the currently active users?

I have a Web site (IIS, Windows Server 2008) where users are constantly adding information to their pages. How can I know that there currently are users working on my site? How can I update the site ...
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Safely update php 5.3.3 to >=5.3.4 on centos 6

Would the following works fine without any issues? I have apc cache installed, the other packages the usual php configuration. yum update php would that be enough? it is an active server, so want ...
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Custom incremental update in Windows

Our client has 100+ computer in the network and they are switching to Windows 7 next month. Our software is based on SQL 2008 and .NET 1.1 binaries. They requirement is to create an incremental ...
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Unresolved dependency after yum update crash (broken ssh connection)

Today I was updating one of production server (one of many to test updates and then update the rest of computers). Soon after run yum update ssh connection was broken :/ . After login once again ...
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Fedora Core 6 Migration

I am at a loss as to what I should to for this server. I need it to run php5.3 and corresponding version of mysql. I received a client today through work that is using Fedora core 6 running 10 very ...
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Mysql automatic update on Linux servers

We are running a couple of shared host linux servers and a private one. We are running cPanel/WHM licenses under them. The predicament I am facing is : How can I run the following command ...
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I deployed Flash Player via a Software Installation policy. How to upgrade?

I have a Windows Server 2008 machine as my DC. Earlier this year I created a Software Installation GPO to deploy Adobe Flash Player plugin MSI. I assigned the policy to the computers, about half run ...
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Upgrading php, mysql, and apache

I have been looking around and have not found a good answer to my question. I currently have php 5.3.3 installed via yum on my centos 6.3 server. I need to upgrade to php 5.3.10 or later. It is my ...
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yum update, how to make rpm package updateable

need a link or tutorial on how to make an rpm package work with yum UPDATE. i have it and already works with yum INSTALL and yum ERASE, but is there somewhere info on how to make rpm package work when ...
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yum update failed

I have problem doing a yum update on my OpenVZ VPS. I get this error message: (56/69): glibc-devel-2.5-81.el5_8.7.x86_64.rpm | 2.4 MB 00:00 (57/69): ...
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Update ubuntu server to the state of one week ago

I want to have the ubuntu updates on the production servers after they working one week on the staging servers. If I make apt-get update && apt-get upgrade on the production servers after a ...
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Wsus only allow some updates?

Right now, from fresh install it looks like WSUS downloads all available updates for the product I've selected (win 7). I don't have any nvidia stuff in my environment, is there a way to make wsus ...
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Auto-updating a WordPress installation running under nginx

I seem to have zero trouble running WordPress under nginx, save for any attempts to auto-update WordPress itself. I'm able to update plugins easily. When I attempt this with WordPress core, I'm show a ...
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how do I update php on centOS?

I have php 5.1.6 installed on a centOS server, and I need at least 5.3.2 (but would rather install the latest available 5.* version). If I run yum update php it says it will update to ...
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update from debian lenny to squeeze

I'm trying to update from debian lenny to squeeze on my 64bit root server and did the following so far: modifying sources.list apt-get update apt-get upgrade apt-get install linux-image-2.6-amd64 ...
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Difference between yum update and using rpm to install updates

I am trying to figure out why exactly this isn't working correctly. Currently there is no way supported by yum to set a milestone in time (install all packages up to point in time T). To get around ...
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apt-get update Error

I get the following error when typing: # apt-get update W: Failed to fetch http://etc.inittab.org/~agi/debian/libapache-mod-security2/etch/Packages 404 Not Found [IP: 80.28.139.208 80] E: Some ...
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How to override/update a symlink?

I am trying to use symbolic links. I did some reading and found the following commands: Creation -> ln -s {/path/to/file-name} {link-name} Update -> ln -sfn {/path/to/file-name} {link-name} ...
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How to check when yum update was last run

Is there a canonical way to find out the last time that yum update was run on a system? Our set up is that we have staging servers that run automatic updates, and provided they don't fall over, we ...
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can't update ubuntu, unreachable repositories [closed]

My Ubuntu install can't reach the repository urls archive.ubuntu.com and ca.archive.ubuntu.com. I've tried updating through the command line and the update manager. Are they laggy lately or down? ...
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how to update esxi 5?

I have an ESXi 5 host (free) and vSphere Client. I would like to update to u1 but I cannot find the way to do it. Updates are ZIP files with modules in it; no installer. vSphere client doesn't have an ...
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Update kvm guests

I'm planning on setting up a new server using kvm. On the host and almost all the vm's I want to use Debian or CentOS. But there came an interesting question to my mind. Since kvm can be scaled up a ...
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Got error while updating system software

I get this when i try to update system software from cpanel. Loaded plugins: fastestmirror Loading mirror speeds from cached hostfile * base: mirror.de.leaseweb.net * extras: mirror.de.leaseweb.net ...
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Scripts has stopped working after apache/php update

I have updated php to 5.3.1 now some of the scripts hosted on my vps have stopped working. This includes whmcs and fantastico. All these scripts are showing a blank page. now debugging each and every ...
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Update a war on Tomcat start up

I want to setup an update process for an application running on Tomcat. The server which hosts tomcat is only open during working hours (it is an intraner application for a small company). I was ...
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dbus dependency with yum

Whenever, I try and run yum update I get the following error: [root@server ~]# yum update Loaded plugins: dellsysid, fastestmirror Loading mirror speeds from cached hostfile * base: ...