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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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: ...
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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 ...
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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, ...
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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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Upgrade from WS 2008 R2 to WS 2012 R2 Remotely

I have a Windows Server 2008 R2 machine running on the branch office. Is it possible to do an upgrade of Windows Server 2008 R2 to Windows Server 2012 R2 by Remote Desktop or Teamviewer ? I did ...
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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 ...
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How to upgrade gzip from 1.3.12 to 1.6 on CentOS 6

I want to use gzip -k from now on, but it is only available with newer gzip versions. How can I upgrade it on CentOS 6?
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vcenter server for windows 5.5 upgrade to 6.0 fails with error 1603

I am trying to upgrade our vcenter server wich is currently running 5.5u2e to version 6.0 But the upgrade throws the following error message during installation: VMware Message Bus Configuration ...
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Automatically build kernel modules after unattended upgrades in ubuntu

For automatic upgrades I has installed unattended-upgrades package and configured it. After each unattend kernel upgrade I must run following commands to recompile iscsi kernel modules: apt-get ...
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Unmet dependancies on Debian7

I did the dist-upgrade on debian from 7.8 wheezy to 8.1 jessie. then I had some trubles with old compilet PHP and had to revert back. Since the downgrade, I have this on trying to do a dist-upgrade ...
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Redis memory usage impact on performance

While performing health checks of a Redis 2.8.19 setup running on an 30GB Ubuntu Server 14.04 LTS, I noticed that Linux memory usage was split as follows: Used memory : 10GB Cached Memory : 10GB ...
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Artifactory: Table 'artdb.node_props' doesn't exist

Trying to upgrade Artifactory 2.6.7 to 3.0.x and getting these errors/exceptions: 2015-08-14 15:37:53,979 [art-init] [ERROR] (o.a.s.ArtifactoryApplicationContext:196) - Failed to run configuration ...
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Console-Setup does not configure

I want to upgrade debian wheezy to jessie. But the program console-setup has problems with its configuration script. I cancelled the upgrade process and started the configuration manual: dpkg ...
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Is there a way to determine what impact an upgrade will make other than benchmarking it myself? [closed]

Several posts on capacity planning tells me that the only way for me to determine what hardware I need is to test it myself and benchmark it. Benchmark your code on hardware similar to what you'll ...
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Yum on CentOS 6 upgrading hundreds of packages? [duplicate]

I do yum updates very frequently, almost daily. I was doing a normal yum update just now and I am being asked to update a large number of packages: Install 12 Package(s) Upgrade 315 ...
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Microsoft Action Pack Windows 8.1 to Windows 10 upgrade questions

Is it possible to upgrade a Windows 8.1 pc to Windows 10 when the Windows 8.1 comes from a Microsoft Action Pack subscription ? We don't see the little Windows-upgrade-icon in the system tray and ...
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What packages can I update in OpenVZ contained guest?

Recently I bought low cost (1$/m, 256 MiB) VPS based on OpenVZ virtualization. There are pre-built guest Debian 7.0. I like stay with more recent Debian stable release - 8.0. Is it safe to: sed -i ...
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RHEL 6.6 pip after python upgrade “ImportError: /usr/local/lib/python2.7/lib-dynload/array.so: undefined symbol: PyUnicodeUCS2_FromUnicode”

I originally have python 2.6 and installed 2.7 and want to use pip to install some libraries like futures (with an s :)). Unfortunately, it seems like pip's libraries has been messed up. When type pip ...
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Upgade SQL Express 2012 -> 2014 gives: Script level upgrade for database 'master' failed because upgrade step

Trying to upgrade my SQL Express 2012 to SQL Express 2014 with the upgrade wizard, but get the error: Script level upgrade for database 'master' failed because upgrade step ...
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Upgrading ssh6.9p1 on new AWS T2 Ubuntu instance locks me out [duplicate]

I'm trying to upgrade ssh on a default Amazon Ubuntu t2 micro instance, which uses ssh 6.6.1p1. In order to pass PCI compliance, ssh needs to report v6.7 or higher, otherwise Trustwave security scans ...
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Debian virtual instance gives “No space left on device” during upgrade from wheezy to jessie [closed]

I'm half way done and the upgrade process has terminated in the mid. Its about my virtual debian wheezy instance setup under virtualbox that I was upgrading. Output of df -h is as follows : ...