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How to create one update query (mysql) on multiple databases

I have several DBS on the same mysql server. The DBS's structure and schema are exactly the same (only data is different) the query on certain db works well like this (written in phpmyadmin) UPDATE ...
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How to determine whether I need to restart due to upgrades on Ubuntu?

When I use apt to update my system (e.g. run sudo aptitude full-upgrade) it sometimes installs updates that require reboots. This applies esp. for kernel (security) updates. I can sometimes see this ...
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How can I find the original un-changed configuration file to compare with the *.rpmnew file?

While upgrading from CentOS 5.7 to 5.8 I've received the following warnings: warning: /etc/sysconfig/iptables-config created as /etc/sysconfig/iptables-config.rpmnew warning: /etc/ssh/sshd_config ...
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Performing yum update on an OpenVZ host

My company runs a handful of OpenVZ servers (HN) and hosts all the server as containers on these HNs. We have done some pentest and found out we have to do update the kernel on the HNs to resolve a ...
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apt-get update mdadm scary warnings

Just ran an apt-get update on one of my dedicated servers to be left with a relatively scary warning: Processing triggers for initramfs-tools ... update-initramfs: Generating ...
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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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Keep LAMP server up to date and secure

As a webdeveloper I have, like many, my own VPS. However, I am a webdeveloper, not a system manager. For me it's quite challenging to install a VPS and to keep it up to date and secure. It takes me ...
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Restore Deleted Update List SCCM 2007

I mistakenly deleted an large update list from my SCCM 2007 console. Anyway to restore it?
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What is the way to update /lib/modules after copying disk to a different system?

I have transferred the disk of a a Hardyvirtual machine to another virtual machine with a different kernel but there is no equivalent of /lib/modules// on disk. How can the /lib/modules of the new ...
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Django update database entry from view?

Have been trying to build a simple asset tracking script, I have most of it working correctly however I would like to be able to check items back in once they have been returned. I would like to be ...
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Solaris host no longer boots after pkg update: intel_iommu0 generated fault event

I've just been doing some regular maintenance on my Solaris 11 box. I issued a pkg update command to be told that I needed to update pkg. This I did, and rebooted into solaris-1. I then issued ...
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Can't update opensuse from 11.4 to 12.1 because of lack of space in /var

I'm trying to update opensuse from version 11.4 to 12.1. The required download size is more than 1.0 GB, but my filesystem /var is precisely 1.0 GB, that's why zypper stops while downloading .rpm ...
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Error when trying to update postgresql-libs

When I do a yum update I get the following errors: Transaction Check Error: file /usr/lib64/libecpg.so.6.1 from install of postgresql-libs-8.4.10-1PGDG.rhel5.x86_64 conflicts with file from package ...
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how to upgrade or update the currently installed php version?

my current version of PHP installed in my ubuntu 11.04 box , is PHP5.3.5, now how to update it into the latest stable PHP5.3.8 version? this tutorial didn't work for me
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Windows update is blocked on our servers. How can we change this?

We have a small office network. Internet connection works fine and all computers can connect to all websites apart from the microsoft site. How can i undo this so i can update my computer? I am a ...
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yum update dependency error (already installed)

i'm facing the following error: Transaction Check Error: package apr-1.3.12-1.jason.1.x86_64 (which is newer than apr-1.2.7-11.el5_6.5.cloudlinux.2.i386) is already installed This is on cloudlinux. ...
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Replace PHP installed via package manager with self compiled version

On a Ubuntu 10.10 vm I installed PHP 5.3 via package manager (installed the whole lamp stack via tasksel install lamp) for quickly testing some project. Now I need a newer version, PHP 5.4 beta, ...
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Can you change windows update settings via command line?

I sent out some servers(running server 2008R2 x64) without checking their windows update settings...fail. By default they are set to automatically download and install. I need them to download but ...
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SQL 2005 to SQL 2000 Linked Server Update Error

I have a linked server from a 2005 instance to a 2000 instance that I am getting an error when trying to do an Update accross the linked server. This Update has worked for the past 2 years without ...
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Best way to fully update a new installed Windows?

I am wondering, what is the best way to automatically update a new installation of Windows (Windows 7)? When I manually update a new install of Windows 7 SP1, I get about 45 updates. Installing ...
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apt-get name resolution error

I just typed in the sudo apt-get update and I'm getting the following error: Err http://de.archive.ubuntu.com natty InRelease Err http://security.ubuntu.com natty-security InRelease Err ...
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What does that mean: packages excluded due to repository priority protections

When updating with yum i recieve the following message: yum update Loaded plugins: fastestmirror, priorities Loading mirror speeds from cached hostfile * atomic: www7.atomicorp.com * base: ...
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Windows Server 2K3, Domain Controller Update Error Code: 0x80070005

I had several Server Win2K3 machines with the same error. On all but one, the reset.cmd fixed the issue. The one it failed on is a DC and the primary. Any ideas on how to get around this failure? I'm ...
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Can I update MySQL through YUM repository without data loss/corruption? Should I be nervous?

I do not have much experience with upgrading software on a Linux system but am of course familiar with 'yum update' commands. I am currently running a Media Temple DV 3.5 CentOS 5 server with MySQL ...
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update tar archive in the relative directory

when I want to create a tar archive in a relative path, I can do this: tar cf archiveName.tar -C relative/path someDirectory but when I want to update the archive, this tar uf archiveName.tar -C ...
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updating php for webmin

Whats the easiest way to manually update php for webmin as its currently runninging 5.1.6 which was the default module install but needs to be atleast 5.2.4 to be able to run wordpress using yum or ...
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Do I need to update Apache on CentOS 5.6?

Running: CentOS 5.6 I have been on Google and reading all weekend on trying to update Apache to the latest version (2.2.19), but am now a little confused. Does the CentOs version 2.2.3 include ...
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procmail dovecot, mail client see change only when quit and reopen

I have a filter in .procmailrc to organize mail in a folder. But I use dovecot as LDA, and it doesn't update until I quit the client. I read that I need to proceed mail through deliver as explain here ...
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How to update bash

I'm struggling to update bash, yum update bash doesn't find anything and a search displays: bash.i386 3.0-19.6 installed on Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES ...
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Most efficient way to install Windows Hotfixes on a isolated computer

I have a standalone W2K3 machine which I need to update with microsoft hotfixes. I also have a clone of this machine which I can connect to the internet. What I'd like to do is: a) Run some tool on ...
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Oracle Security Update Patch July 2011 - How to know if i am affected?

Oracle Security Update Patch July 2011 I am using JDK 1.4.2_08, 1.4.2_19, 1.4.2_22, and Oracle DB 9.2.0.8. Can any experts tell me how to tell if i am affected, i.e. after installing the patch ...
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postgresql trigger for updating multiple columns

i have a column in a certain table that i want to match to a column in a different table in a postgresql database, so i tried creating a trigger that could accomplish that: CREATE OR REPLACE FUNCTION ...
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Is delayed restarting a security issue after updating a Windows Production Webserver?

As a small software development company, we run a few Windows production webservers and manually install Microsoft updates and security patches. Most of the time, a restart is required. After the ...
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How to get the number of available updates on an Ubuntu system as a normal user

I need this for a simple monitoring script which i don't want to run as root...
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Ubuntu: Cannot apt-get upgrade server, dpkg permission denied even when root?

I've ran a general audit of the system and found that a few packages were aging, such as OpenSSH and related so I went to apt-get update then upgrade. Unfortunately it seems to get the packages ...
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Alternate to Ads in Linux client

I am looking Alternate to ADS For Ubuntu 10.04.where i can centeralize manage and control linux desktop.Push policy patch update and all
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Windows Automatic Updates for Non-Admins

I asked this question on stackoverflow, and was told this is where i should post it.. One (and it's only one) employee tells me whenever Windows performs automatic updates he gets the restart ...
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Live updating running linux OS instance by unpacking disk image

I have couple of servers running off of an usb stick each. Servers are basically hypervizors. What I was thinking of doing is distributing binary updates in form of downloading system image and ...
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Best practices to update a live web service

I am always curious about how large-scale live web application updates are done. Since the application is live, that is why it complicates everything -you should not down your service and at the same ...
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XServe G5 to Ubuntu

I currently have an Apple XServe G5, running OSX server 10.4. As you can imagine, 10.4 has become increasingly annoying due to the high difficulty of updating the server software (Apache, PHP, MySQL, ...
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SQL Server 2008 update License

How can I change my SQL Server 2008 license? I have the Enterprise Edition installed with a 90-day key and it will expire on 7 days. Two months ago, I purchased the final one but I don't know how to ...
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I updated PHP from source… How can I use it?

I'm on a Mac, and it has PHP 5.3.4 built in. I downloaded the sources of PHP 5.3.6 and installed it via ./configure; sudo make; sudo make install It is now installed in /usr/local/bin/php: ...
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Distant update of a linux box

I have a bunch of home-made Linux boxes (made with buildroot) and I would like them to get auto-updated throught an internet fixed IP of my ubuntu server. I would like to update the kernel and also ...
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How can I update PHP 5.16 to 5.2.* on a Centos VPS

I am buying a new VPS with CentOS and I need to upgrade my PHP to 5.2.*. How can I do that?
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Solution to Manage and Monitor (Ubuntu) Machines

I'm looking for a tool like Canonical (system management and monitoring for Ubuntu) that is Open Source and free. The goal is to manage a dozen or so KVM machines for private testing purposes. I know ...
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Manual Update in AWSTATS

I need to manually update the logs for some 7 days in the month of FEB,2011- Which has been somehow skipped by AWSTATS. Can anyone help out?
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Re-configuring mysql-server 5.1

Some days ago I had some problems with updates, and this ended up with a problem that I already solved in this question . The problem is that now I want to update again, but it seems that I cannot do ...
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How to get the latest version of git-core on debian lenny

I'm trying to update my version of git that I'm using on the debian 5.0 lenny webserver (from 1.5 in the default package repository to at least 1.7 in the latest stable updates, according to the ...
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hash sum mismatch when updating ubuntu 10.10

i got this error when executing "apt-get update", and only this file failed to download. Failed to fetch http://extras.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/maverick/main/source/Sources.bz2 Hash Sum mismatch ...
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Update password for scheduled task

I have a scheduled task that needs to run as a service account. The service account's password resets every 100 days, so I need to update the password for the scheduled task. I cannot figure out how ...