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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Upgrade Windows Server 2008 r2 standard to Server 2012 R2 standard

I am planning an upgrade to my server 2008 R2 to server 2012 r2 and wanted to check if my plan has a good chance of succeeding. I have two DC's; DC1 is a server 2008 standard and holds all FSMO ...
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Update Postgres on Production Server without downtime

I have a production server running Postgres 9.4. The database is > 10 GB. Is it possible to upgrade to Postgres 9.5 without downtime and without loosing data? Upgrade tutorials recommend to stop ...
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Debian 6 (with ISP) Upgrade PHP MySQL Native Driver without removing phpMyAdmin

I have a VPS running Debian 6.0 (with ISPConfig) and I wanted to upgrade MySQL and PHP ... I successfuly did that following the famous tutorial: https://davejamesmiller.com/blog/installing-php-5-4-on-...
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After upgrading to fedora 24, unable to login to graphical.target

I just recently upgraded to Fedora 24 When I start it it just gives me the tty1 console without any GUI. I login as root and try: $ systemctl isolate graphical.target but it gives me the error: ...
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Upgrade option not available from Windows Server 2008 to Windows Server 2008 R2

I am trying to do an in-place upgrade from Windows 2008 Standard (Sp2, 64 bit) to Windows 2008 R2 Standard. The problem is that after running the setup executable, the wizard doesn't even mention ...
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How to upgrade Ubuntu to 16.04 LTS and not lose network access

When I upgraded one of my servers to 16.04 LTS I had to adjust network configuration (I use interfaces file) and use the new network interface name. I was lucky that the server runs in a VM and I ...
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Will a Xen Server v5.5 Snaphot run on Xen Server v7.0

I have a Citrix Xen Server version 5.5 running with a few VM's. I want to upgrade the hardware (new hard disks) and also upgrade the OS to the new Citrix Xen Server v7.0. Can I just make a snaphot of ...
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Single Servers or Virtual Servers for small business [duplicate]

I have a small Company of about 25 users. Today I have a main Server used for file sharing, SQL server, Active Directory. I have another server used for Hype-V. I find I cannot upgrade the main server ...
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In-place upgrades for Windows Server (updated for Y2016)

In the spirit of asking a Good subjective question I bring this forth again, in hopes that ServerFault will continue to be a preferred "go to" when searching on this topic. OLD REFERENCE Back in ...
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Upgrade Debian release 7.11 (wheezy) to 8.5 (jessie)

I have a Debian system (virtual development box, not reachable from the internet) which has not been updated for a while. Now I'd like to make up for this, but it seems the sources are not available ...
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about do-release-upgrade on ubuntu server lts

i'm working on a cloud server running Ubuntu Server 12.04 LTS and i was wondering to know what happen if i do a do-release-upgrade to the new stable version Ubuntu Server 14.04.3 LTS. Since i'm ...
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Upgrade HPE custom image ESXi 6u1 to 6u2

I would like to upgrade my virtualization host running ESXi 6u1 to 6u2. It runs on HPE server hardware, therefore I use the HPE custom image. Somehow I have no success to upgrade the machine. This is ...
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Ubuntu unattended upgrades not working on Ubuntu 14.04.4

I have enabled unattended upgrades in an Ubuntu 14.04 server, and it seems to be running, but it does not update the packages that can be updated. For example right now I get 46 packages can be ...
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VMware ESXI cpu and memory addition

I am looking to install the free version of ESXI on my server but am possibly upgrading it in the future. I currently have 1 CPU and 48GB of RAM. I would be looking to add another CPU and memory for ...
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I see security updates but there arent any - Ubuntu 14.04

I updated the system with apt-get upgrade and did a restart. Motd shows me 22 updates and 19 security updates, same with /usr/lib/update-notifier/apt-check --human-readable. 15 updates are shown ...
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What are the implications of running an older version of xenserver tools on VMs?

As part of my day-job I manage a couple of xenserver pools. I've been working through the old ones, bringing them up to xenserver 6.5 from a range of older versions 5.5, 6.0, 6.1, and 6.2 Many of ...
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HP Proliant ml350p g8 not booting after installing new CPUs

Our server: HP Proliant ml350p g8 has a single Xeon e5-2609 1.4Ghz processor. Our manager wanted to update it a little, so we looked at 2x E5-2609V2 processors...we ran it past HP Enterprise chat who ...
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Bypass Paypal Upgrade

PayPal is making upgrades to the SSL certificates on all web and API endpoints. Due to security concerns over advances in computing power, the industry is phasing out 1024-bit SSL certificates (G2) in ...
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Does upgrading a server improve performance on low traffic site?

I wish to use migrate to a Amazon's AWS EC2 instance for a basic Wordpress site running woocommerce. However, I am torn between t2 and m3 instances: https://aws.amazon.com/ec2/instance-types/ My ...
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Ubuntu upgrade from 14.04 LTS to 16.04 failed - mysql-server-5.7 dependecies fail

I am trying to upgrade existing Ubuntu 14.04 LTS to Ubuntu 16.04 LTS and it seems I am stuck somewhere in the middle. When I turn on my workstation, I get Ubuntu 16.04 LTS welcome & login screen, ...
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upgrade from windows 7 to windows 10 caused disk failure

last week I started upgrading a computer (HP Pro 3120 bought since 2011 I think) at one of my clients's office, I upgraded from windows 7 to windows 10. To do the upgrade I used first the windows ...
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So how do I force upgrade from Ubuntu LTS 14.04 to LTS 16.04 this month?

According some sources, "A device running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS will only tell you there is a new Ubuntu update after the first point release goes live. In Xenial’s case that’s July." How do I ...
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samba classicupgrade from samba3 to samba4

I'm very confused with doing samba upgrade from samba 3.5 (debian squezze) to samba 4.1 (ubuntu 14.04 lts) What i'm done now? all from official samba wiki: [https://wiki.samba.org/index.php/...
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Upgrading a program with Group Policy

I am trying to install a new version of a program, already installed on some machines, via GPO. Currently, the policy is user based and works correctly if there is no previous version of the program ...
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Depends: gcc-4.9-base (= 4.9.1-16ubuntu6) but it is not installed

I came along this problem when i tried to install php5-curl on my Ubuntu 14.04. I ran: sudo apt-get install php5-curl and got: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
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Debian: How to upgrade MONIT correctly?

I did sudo apt-get install monit but it only installs version 5.9 and the current version is 5.17.1. So I did wget https://mmonit.com/monit/dist/binary/5.17.1/monit-5.17.1-linux-x64.tar.gz to download ...
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HP Proliant G6 - Smart Array p410i, RAID 1 Disk upgrade

We currently have 2 500Gb spinning disks in a RAID 1 configuration. Since we are hitting our storage capacity limit, we want to safely replace both disks with 2 larger SSD's. We have a Proliant G6, ...
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How to upgrade multiple virtual machine operating system in VMware vSphere in a data center?

In our data center we have 4 physical server having ESXi 5.5 installed on them. On each physical server there are multiple virtual machines running on them and all of these virtual machines are ...
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Upgrade workstation memory non-pairwise [closed]

I have a HP Z420 that has 4 DIMM's installed of 8GB PC3 14900E memory (8 slots total). I have an option to install one more 8GB DIMM but I was concerned that installing memory in a non-pairwise ...
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Missing winsxs from installation media

I have downloaded a media from msdn of windows server 2012 to upgrade a server core to gui, but this media does not have de winsxs folder in the source folder there is just a SXS folder. I have tried ...
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How to investigate which services and programs are using glibc?

I'm planning to upgrade glibc on several servers due to CVE-2015-7547. https://googleonlinesecurity.blogspot.jp/2016/02/cve-2015-7547-glibc-getaddrinfo-stack.html Before upgrading glibc, I would ...
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apt update blocked by cyclical dependices

I have Debian running on a VPS instance that is kept alive for a little site/project that is used by a small user base on an irregular basis. The server is largely left alone but I try to login every ...
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Check Local Windows Version History after Upgrade

Is there a way to check if Windows was upgraded from a previous version? I want to make use of the SetupComplete.cmd script, but only if the Installation was an upgrade (from Windows 7/8/8.1) and not ...
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Upgrade Php 5.4 to 5.6? Upgrade debian 7 to 8?

My Operating System is Debian 7.9. My dedicated server hosts only a website in PHP (5.4 apparently), and some databases (MySQL). There are also programs like iptables, fail2ban, etc. set up. I made ...
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How to upgrade from php 5.2.14 to php 5.3.3 on SLES11

I am in the process of installing dokuwiki on my SLES11 server, but for some reason, dokuwiki only wants php 5.3.3 and up. I realized that after installing php through the system, and it installed 5.2....
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PERC 5/i firmware on DELL PowerEdge 2950 cannot be updated

My DELL PowerEdge 2950 (Windows Server 2008 R2) OpenManage shows this warning. Firmware version is out of date. Firmware Version 5.0.2-0003 Minimum Required Firmware Version 5.2.2-0072 I ...
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Upgrading ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04 in which way affects old website hosted by Apache?

After the system upgrade, I found out that the websites hosted on my machine were down. So, first of all, my apache2.conf file was restored to default (and I had to modify it again). Secondly, site-...
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Why does my application have redirection issues when the appPool runs under a v2.0 .NET Framework?

I have a web application which has been having a strange issue ever since I moved it to a new server. Users will be able to use the application for some time, but after a few page requests, they will ...
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Upgrading mongoDB shard to 3.2

mongoDB's Upgrade Recommendations for upgrading a sharded cluster from 3.0 to 3.2 only describe to scenario of upgrading the shard members one at a time, which I can understand is what most people ...
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Remove reboot request for DISM

I want to automate the upgrade of my 2012 R2 servers from standard to datacenter. However, there is a prompt at the end of the upgrade waiting for a user response. I have thousands of servers to do ...
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How should I go about upgrading mysql server from 5.0.67 to latest?

The current version of mysql I have on my server is 5.0.67. I would like to upgrade to the latest version. Based on what I have read here: https://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.5/en/upgrading.html, this ...
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Upgrading CPUs for my HP G5 DL380 - will the cooling suffice?

Just a month ago or so, I bought my first rack server for some personal number crunching. It's been great fun playing around with and I'm thinking about upgrading the CPUs to get more bang for the ...
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Upgrading Windows Server 2012 from evaluation to standard edition

So I have a server running Windows Server 2012 that I want to upgrade from the evaluation version, to full. Going through the process of using Powershell to find the current and target editions, and ...
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After upgrade to Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS, MOTD always says 0 new packages can be updated

I'm not a server expert and so I'm experiencing some upgrade issues with Ubuntu. A little history: my Digital Ocean droplet was running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, then a few months ago I upgraded to a newer ...
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CentOS 7.1 - Reverting to Old Functionality of top and service

I recently installed a fresh CentOS 7.1 server. I'm noticing a few differences from CentOS 6.7, and I'm hoping there is a way to revert to an old view of certain things. For example: Question 1: ...
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MediaWiki not displaying style — “Internal error”

I just upgraded a MediaWiki installation from version 1.25.x to 1.26.1, but now the styling information is not displaying. Hence, the page displays all text-like without the links column at the left. ...
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Upgrade Windows 2008 r2 OEM to Windows 2012r2 Action Pack

We have the following scenario. old production server with software + configuration which we wish to retire to a testing box but keeping all the current settings etc / app installs. Windows Action ...
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Ubuntu upgrade stopped at d/p/fix_rewrite_rule.patch

While running apt-get dist-upgrade the server stopped at this lines: apache2 (2.4.7-1ubuntu4.6) trusty; urgency=medium * d/p/fix_rewrite_rule.patch: Add a configurable option to keep mod_dir from : ...
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Update PHP7 MYSQL PHP Extension

I need to Upgrade my Server PHP version to 7. Is there a way to update in OpenSuse 13.2 to version PHP7 via the console? Can I install a php Extension which allows me to use the following again? ...
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apt-get upgrade with exceptions

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 and have let it get quite out of date with packages that need updating. There are a couple of packages I don't want to upgrade like tomcat, php etc.. but I am not sure how I ...