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Transition Advice [closed]

My organization (about 3-5 regular users and 10-15 rare-seldom other users) is looking at making a few transitions. We are retiring our internally developed data system hosted on a leased web server, ...
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upgrading Rackspace production server Ubuntu 13.04 to 13.10

so I recently started a web developer contract job and somehow now have become responsible for the server management for the company I'm contracted with (of course, without the required pay increase ...
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Continuous Integration testing of RPM upgrades

We release software on RPM-based linux. We receive many packages from different teams, some outside of our business unit, that must upgrade correctly (in the future we want to check dependencies are ...
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Are running JVMs affected by JRE upgrade

The title pretty much says it all: I would like to perform an apt-get upgrade on my server to get the latest JRE (among other packages), but there are a couple of JVMs running which should not be ...
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Using newer version of php on server

What are my options if the version of PHP packaged with Debian Wheezy is too old and I want to run something newer? Besides switching to Ubuntu stable or running Debian Jessie (not great for ...
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flagstaff_subset is not empty error when using pg_upgrade

sudo -u postgres /usr/lib/postgresql/9.3/bin/pg_upgrade -b /usr/lib/postgresql/9.1/bin -B /usr/lib/postgresql/9.3/bin -d /data/postgres/9.1/main -D /data/postgres/9.3/main -o ' -c ...
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phpMyAdmin 404 error after upgrade to PHP 5.5 [closed]

Ubuntu 12.04, just upgraded from PHP 5.3 to 5.5.9 Before I could access phpmyadmin from any of the servers by just adding "/phpmyadmin" after the ip address. Websites are working. Eg. ...
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In-place upgrade of Windows Server 2008 (not R2) to 2012

Is there an upgrade path from Windows Server 2008 Standard SP2 (not R2) to any 2012 edition? I'm open to workarounds, but I'm trying to upgrade out of 2008 without having to reinstall and reconfigure ...
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Upgrade from SBS2003 to full windows domain

A company running SBS2003 wants to switch to the full windows domain (no longer SBS), including Exchange 2013. How would they upgrade to a full domain, and how do they remove SBS? Is there a set of ...
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Windows Server upgrade from 2012 to 2012 R2 preserve registry

I am trying to upgrade my Windows Server 2012 machine to Windows Server 2012 R2. I have one of my certificates stored as a key-value pair in the following registry key- ...
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Upgrading from Red Hat 4.x to Scientific Linux 6.x

I have a server running Red Hat 4.x. I am going to install Scientific Linux 6.x. The question I have is do the user directories and other custom directories that I have installed get overwritten ...
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Keeping PHP up-to-date on a Windows IIS server

On my Windows servers, Microsoft Update keeps IIS and ASP.NET updated automatically. On my Linux/Debian servers, cron-apt keeps Apache/PHP/etc. updated (semi-)automatically. However, I have not found ...
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Why adopt early? [closed]

Every time a new version of Windows comes out, I find myself asking why a company should start rolling it out immediately. There's likelihood for bugs that would be fixed in a service pack, so some ...
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vmware 5.1 Upgrading and Snapshots

I'm planning on upgrading my environment to vmware 5.1 soon and was wondering if anyone here might know anything regarding snapshots taken prior to the upgrade: Will I need to take a snap shot after ...
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Upgrade Windows Server Standard Edition 2003 to Windows Server Enterprise Edition 2003

Our client wants to expand RAM to its maximum on HP BL490c G6 server, but the issue is that MS Windows Server 2003 with Service Pack 2 (SP2) Standard Edition is installed there and it supports only ...
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Centos-release update package

during my usual packages upgrade routine a new package appeared on the list of the ones that should be updated: centos-release (6-4.el6.centos.10). I would like to know if this installs a new kernel ...
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What is the right order of upgrade of system components?

I want to upgrade multiple components of a system including: Linux distribution (debian lenny -> squeeze) Mysql (5.0->5.1->5.5->5.6) Apache tomcat 6 to 7 Java runtime version What (and why) would ...
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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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*tiny* SOHO fileserver upgrade recommendations in 2012? [closed]

I say 2012 as we'll likely be buying last year's hardware. We're non-profit (a two-man operation), and this purchase isn't on project funding, so we're cost-restricted, but I always advocate for ...
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debian kernel upgrade to 2.6.32-5-amd64 but uname still shows 686

I'm try to upgrade a debian system to 2.6 64 bit kernel with the command aptitude install linux-image-2.6.32-5-amd64 which works fine. The system reboots, /vmlinuz -> boot/vmlinuz-2.6.32-5-amd64 ...
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Is Linux 3 kernel series compatible with CentOS 6?

For proper TPROXY support I was looking for a STABLE Linux kernel of at least version 3.2.30. Do they want us to upgrade to version 3 of the kernel? And is that compatible with CentOS 6?
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Replace CPU of HP server

Suppose we have a problem with a processor or would like to replace to a more powerful one. Is it possible? I found one article that explain the process for DL385 but not sure if this is only for a ...
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Reasons Why In Place Upgrades Are Bad

I am working on compiling a list of reasons why in place upgrades of software and operating systems are a bad idea. There are many people that I work with that think that it is easier and better to ...
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SQL Server R2 different versions on x86 and x64?

I have the latest SQL Server 2008 R2 installed on a W2K8 server. The version number says "10.50.1600". My problem is that my backup fails to restore on the x64 machine. I downloaded and installed the ...
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What postgresql client version should I build against, if server is 8.x?

I'm planning updates to a system that is currently running with 8.x server on Windows, 8.x client on Windows, and 8.x client on Linux. Obviously that seems like a bad choice of platform in a mixed ...
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How to upgrade Bugzilla on Windows

I installed Bugzilla with the handy Windows Installer (https://wiki.mozilla.org/Bugzilla:Win32InstallPackages) I'm trying to upgrade to 3.6.3 following these instructions. I've downloaded the tarball ...
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Compiling and maintaining applications?

What configure format do you use for compiling and why ? Example (you don't have to reply as the example but do state your directory setup): <Layout MyPersonalizedLayout> prefix: ...
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Easiest way of upgrading pthread library in CentOS?

I am developing a deamon for my VPS. The program works perfectly in local (that has pthread-2.11.so) but in the vps (witch have pthread-2.5.so) it have a memory leak related to threads (each thread ...
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Is it easy to update ubuntu beta to ubuntu final release?

At this moment I am preparing a virtual server to host a web application which needs php5.3 The virtual server base image is always Hardy (8.04 LTS). There is no php5.3 until the upcoming release in ...
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best practice after upgrading the kernel

Greetings ... I need to know what anyone should do after upgrading the kernel ? How to do quick check if the kernel is suited for the server's softwares , check whether if kernel is compilable with ...
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What exactly is the difference between update-manager -d and normal apt-get?

The official recommendation of Ubuntu is to use sudo do-release-upgrade to do an online upgrade from one version to the next. Historically many of my Debianite friends and myself have simply altered ...
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In-place Upgrade of Windows Server 2008 to R2

I would like to make an in-place upgrade from Windows Server 2008 to R2. If you have done this: a) Was it a boring no-brainer, or was it a fly by the seat of the pants journey of excitement? b) ...
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How to debug Apache issue or upgrade Apache

Something (dunno what, perhaps GIT which I just upgraded) is causing my connection to loalhost to work veeeery slowly. Using WinXP Pro. I was thinking to upgrade Apache, but could not figure out ...
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Best installer/updating software you have seen?

What I am looking for some of the best software examples of how installation and upgrading is performed. This could be from M$, Open Source, anything. E.g.: User experience, release compatibility, UI, ...
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Should I get rackmounted or tower servers for in-house use?

Currently we have about 8 or so in-house servers, all of which are Dell towers. We've never needed to upgrade them in a way other than more memory or a HD swap. There’s a 10 foot wide or so rack ...
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How often does tech-refresh happen?

How frequently does your workplace conduct a tech-refresh of PCs (desktops and laptops) and do developers get newer equipment more often? Example: Developers every 18 months Rest of workforce ...