Upgrading is the process of changing a system to a different, higher/newer version. It is similar to patching or updating (and for some software, may even be as simple as applying patches or updates, but is generally more involved and more comprehensive than the process for installing patches or ...

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SVN over HTTPS broken after upgrade Ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04

I recently upgraded my Ubuntu installation from 12.04LTS to 14.04LTS. The server in questions hosts all of my databases running on MySQL as well as my SVN Repositories that are hosted over Apache ...
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Windows Server 2012 unattended upgrade

I am new to using windows server software and at the moment we are using windows server 2008 R2 datacenter. We want to upgrade to server 2012. How can we perform a unattended upgrade on the windows ...
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EOL Windows Server 2003. Should I migrate to Windows Server 2012? [closed]

In my environment I have 11 virtual W2k3 servers and I have to decide to migrate them to 2012 or not. None of them are AD server. Two of them are running SQL Server 2005, there are also some apps ...
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Nginx upgrade to 1.8 - Now getting 502 bad gateway

Today I upgraded my localhost server from nginx 1.6.3 to 1.8.0 and now all my local websites are getting a 502 bad gateway. A standard nginx config file is as follows server { charset utf-8; ...
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Nginx 1.6.3 to 1.8 upgrade

I'm on Linux Mint LMDE. I just receive a upgrade of nginx from 1.6.3 to 1.8.0 with aptitude and now, I got blank page on all my websites Here my configuration : server { listen 80; ...
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Trying to upgrade MariaDB server

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04trusty with MariaDB server 5.5.41 and would like to upgrade to version 10. I shutdown and uninstalled 5.5.41 per instructions, ran the updates, and apt-get and got the ...
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Server memory upgrade of IBM servers - can I use non IBM memory?

We just receive some old servers IBM servers (DDR2 and DDR3). We want to use them to upgrade our Test Area. I see that there are second hand memory with very good prices. Can we upgrade with other ECC ...
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I need to perform a kernel upgrade on a live system. Best practices? [closed]

Steps taken so far: apt-cache search linux-image* apt-get install linux-image-... I was now thinking of rebooting and selecting the new kernel when it appears on the GRUB menu, however: Is it ...
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Debian 7 upgrade to 8 precautions and advice concerning packages

With Debian 8 soon going stable I'd like to upgrade my KVM on which I run the latest Debian 7.8. I've never done this before and would appreciate any advice about some of the steps I'm not sure ...
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Migrating A standalone (no AD) Windows 2008 32bit To 2008 64bit [closed]

I have a Windows 2008 Standard 32 bit server running for the sole task of code signing. I need to "upgrade" it to Windows 2008 R2 64 bit. I understand there is no direct upgrade path from 32 to 64 ...
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How to upgrade MySQL 5.6 to MariaDB

We are using MySQL 5.6 on a productive Server which we want to migrate to MariaDB. Many reasons - but the main reason is the way the Master <-> Master Replication on MariaDB is working. There are ...
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Solved but Confused: Fedora 19 to 20 - “Protected multilib versions: chkconfig”

Initial Problem When upgrading from Fedora 19 to 20 using this command: yum --releasever=20 --setopt=deltarpm=0 distro-sync I get the following error Error: Multilib version problems found. This ...
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Upgrade 2008 Server Standard 32 bits to Enterprise

We have just performed a P2V migration of a 2008 Server server, as we ran short on RAM. Having done that, we just realized we cannot go further than 4 GB with this release and would like to upgrade ...
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Can't boot after intrerrupting do-release-upgrade (Mount failed for selinuxfs on /sys/fs/selinux)

From a ssh session I ran: sudo apt-get install update-manager-core sudo do-release-upgrade I went to read something else and when I returned to my ssh session, it wasn't responsive. I'm presuming ...
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Is it technically possible to upgrade TFS 2010 to TFS 2013 Express?

Is there a supported upgrade path from Team Foundation Server 2010 Professional to Team Foundation Server 2013 Express? Is this possible on technical level?
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Upgrade from SCVMM 2012 R2 Preview to SCVMM 2012 R2

I currently have Microsoft System Center 2012 R2 Virtual Machine Manager the R2 Preview version, 3.1.7245.0. I need to upgrade it to the actual R2, non-preview, version 3.2.7510.0. Without ...
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Openssl upgrade from source [closed]

I have upgraded the openssl version on my server to the latest version of openssl but the libraries that the reverse proxy server is using is pointing to . strings /usr/lib64/libssl.so.10 | grep ...
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Mysql sed error

I upgraded mysql from 5.5 to 5.6 in Debian 7 Wheezy box via apt-get command and all seems fine, but when I restart mysql, I get: [info] Stopping MySQL Community Server 5.6.23. ...... [info] MySQL ...
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Redmine data migration breaks installation (Error 500)

I am trying to migrate an oldish installation: Environment: Redmine version 2.2.3.stable Ruby version 1.9.3 (x86_64-linux) Rails version ...
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Dell server doesn't accept new memory modules

I am trying to upgrade a Dell T110 II from the 2 GB RAM that it came with (1 stick - 2GB - Samsung part number M391B5773CH0) to 8 GB using 2 x 4 GB 1333MHz memory modules (Corsair CMV8GX3M2A1333C9). ...
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Debian: unattended-upgrade does not reboot

I have basically the same problem as described in this question : unattended-upgrades does not reboot On my Debian wheezy I installed unattended-upgrades which correctly upgrades my packages every ...
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How to restore redmine on an ubuntu server after a dist-upgrade?

I just became a new admin on a server (ubuntu-server virtual machine) that host redmine on apache2 and subversion in my company. I discovered that the OS is Ubuntu Raring 13.04 that is out of date ...
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Linux glibc versions 2.18 and older - vulnerability

Server: Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server release 5.9 (Tikanga) I came to know that Linux GNU C Library (glibc) versions prior to 2.18 are vulnerable to remote code execution via a vulnerability in the ...
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EC2 Ubuntu 12.04 refuses do-release-upgrade

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 on EC2 and I want to upgrade to 14.04. do-release-upgrade returns that there are no upgrades. do-release-upgrade -d begins to work and then halts stating: Calculating the ...
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Network Load Balancing 2003 to 2012 R2 Upgrade

We currently have a 3 node windows 2003 NLB cluster running in Multicast mode, for a IIS web cluster. We want to upgrade to 2012 R2. About 15 sites/IP addresses total. Can you run 2012 R2 nodes in ...
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Auto-upgrading similar VM guest OSes

Is it possible to handle automatic upgrades of VM guests which differ only in terms of config management? I'm asking about either general or specific technologies which facilitate this. In brief, I ...
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upgrading php 5.3.6 to 5.5 in ubuntu 12.04 LTS requires removing mysql?

I'm trying to upgrade php to latest version (5.5) my current php version is 5.3.6 bundled with ubuntu 12.04 LTS. The problem is I do not want to upgrade anything else just php but although I ...
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Debian unattended-upgrades does not upgrade all packages

I have installed the Debian unattended-upgrades package. It upgrades most, but not all packages. If I execute apt-get upgrade after it has run, a few more packages will be installed. Here's my ...
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“A new version of /boot/grub/menu.lst is available” when upgrading Ubuntu on an AWS server

I just tried to do a sudo do_release_upgrade on an AWS EC2 Ubuntu 13.10 server to upgrade to 14.04. All was going well until I got the following message: A new version of /boot/grub/menu.lst is ...
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Add a second Exchange 2010 server to enable upgrade to SP3

One of our customers has 1 (virtual) Windows Server 2008-R2 Enterprise which is a root DC with Exchange 2010 SP1. They want to upgrade Exchange to SP3 so they can easily migrate to Office 365. Since ...
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Is the upgrade from TFS 2012 to TFS 2013 free? [duplicate]

I have a TFS 2012 installed with a retail license, can I upgrade it to TFS 2013 and use the same license or do I have to buy another 2013 version? I cannot find any info on this if I have to buy it ...
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Small Business Server Guidance - Does this quote look reasonable? [closed]

We asked for a quote to upgrade our server for our small business. The server runs QuickBooks, our inventory tracking program, 12 people’s outlook emails and basic document storage. Do these ...
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How to upgrade from Postgres 9.1 to 9.3 allowing read access during upgrade

"PostgreSQL 9.1.2 on x86_64-unknown-linux-gnu, compiled by gcc-4.4.real (Debian 4.4.5-8) 4.4.5, 64-bit" is working in Debian 6.0 Squeeze It contains 12 databases accessed by 100 users from internet. ...
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Update ubuntu automatically

I have just started learning web server administration. I have noticed that I get this update message very often on Ubuntu: xx packages can be updated xx updates are security update When I see it I ...
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PHP from repository, upgrade to 5.5

On my Debian VPS I have installed PHP 5.4 from debian wheezy repository. Now I would like to upgrade PHP to 5.5, but I would like to still be able to continue upgrades by apt-get. Is it good way to do ...
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do automatic updates (unattended-upgrades) still work with third party repository?

If I install nginx from the nginx repository by appending the following to the end of the /etc/apt/sources.list file: deb http://nginx.org/packages/mainline/debian/ trusty nginx deb-src ...
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dist-upgrade from Debian 7 (wheezy) to 8 (jessie) results in 'Failed to execute operation' errors

After upgrading Debian 7 (wheezy) to 8 (jessie), any system critical action results in one of the following messages appearing: Failed to execute operation: Activation of org.freedesktop.systemd1 ...
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Upgrade mysql 5.5.40 to 5.6 on centos 6.4

I can't find a repo to add to my repolist that has an update for mysql 5.6. Does anyone know how to do this? I tried this [link] but it broke everything. I was getting a mysql_connect() undefined ...
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Need to upgrade only rsyslog on Debian system

Just received a notice from apticron: apticron has detected that some packages need upgrading on: The following packages are currently pending an upgrade: rsyslog 5.8.11-3+deb7u1 ... Package ...
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Consequences of upgrading libc6 on oneiric

I have a server running Ubuntu Oneiric 11.10, which I cannot upgrade. I've followed instructions given here http://serverfault.com/a/631664/246071 to upgrade bash. However, I noticed that these ...
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Will unattended-upgrades automatically fix shellshock (cve-2014-6271)?

I've got unattended-upgrades on ubuntu-12.04.5 set to automatically install security updates. Is that going to take care of shellshock (cve-2014-6271)?
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What is a recommended way to patch the Shellshock Bash bug on an unsupported Ubuntu server?

I maintain an out-of-support Ubuntu 12.10 (Quantal Quetzal) server (don't ask me why, please), and we need to patch the Shellshock Bash security bug. As upgrades are not available anymore, what ...
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Installing OS-programs in linux

A previous user asked a question on where to install applications, and the answer spells out how the directories are used, however, as the answer says, when you use make install for a system daemon ...
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Unable to upgrade Server 2012 Evaluation to Datacenter

I have Windows 2012 R2 Datacenter Evaluation installed. Validity is only left for 16 days so I thought to upgrade. I have MS subscription so I got the product keys required. I have tried to the keys ...
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In-place upgrade to Windows Server 2012 fails with 'Failed to CoCreate IPersistAppItemsState object' messages

I am encountering problems attempting to upgrade a server from 64-bit Windows Server 2008 "in-place" to Windows Server 2012 (not R2). The errors are similar to: [shmig] Failed to CoCreate ...
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Is it safe to use mysql 5.1? [closed]

I've contacted 3 different hosts lately, to talk about Apache server, one of them is my current host, two of them have mysql 5.1 (One is mine), one has mysql 5.4, but none of them seems to give me a ...
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import rescued cacti database into newer version

I have an older cacti database with critical data I am trying to recover. The old database has many less fields than the new current stable. Doing a manual import produces wild errors. How do you ...
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How do I upgrade an end-of-life Ubuntu distribution?

My do-release-upgrade fails. I get the following error message: Checking for a new Ubuntu release Your Ubuntu release is not supported anymore. For upgrade information, please visit: ...
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error “illegal software format” in upgrade fw .ros file of Cisco Sg200-26 small business smart switch

I own 2 cisco switches small business switches. they are both SG200-26 26-port gigabit smart switches. One has fw ver. 1.0.0.19 , while the other has version 1.1.1.8. I am now trying to upgrade ...
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PHP 5.3.3 wrecked up on CentOS 6.5 (32bit) after upgrade to 5.4 and downgrade to 5.3.3

please help me solve this php version problem. I had Centos 6.5 (32bit) and php 5.3.3 pre-installed on it, right before I decided to wreck it! The need to upgrade was this warning: Warning: ...