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Can you use Git to track changes to VirtualBox disk?

Can you track changes to a VirtualBox disk using a VCS like Git? If not what is a good way to use version control to track changes while configuring virtual servers.
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Version control for virtual disk images

Is there any existing system for efficiently tracking the version history of a virtual disk image? Essentially, I have a disk image which is used as a "template" root filesystem for testing programs. ...
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How can we force a puppet manifest and module syntax check prior to version control check-in?

I am working on deploying version control for our puppet modules and manifests. I want to enforce a workflow that requires a puppet module and manifest code check prior to a check-in of changes. This ...
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TFS on Virtual Server

Is a small Virtual Server with 2 cores (1.6GHz) and 1GB RAM capable of running a Team Foundation Server for Version Control and Building with ~5 Users? Nothing else will run on the system (except of ...
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How to structure the relationship between production scripts and version control?

I'm responsible for maintaining a series of scripts, the purpose of which is to pull data from an API once a day and update a database. When I took over this role, the scripts were stored in SVN, and ...
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Can saltstack update itself then run highstate

salt stack is being used with bit bucket. there are 2-3 of us who push updates to it occasionaly. I was wondering is there a way where salt stack can get the latests changes from bit bucket then ...
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Multi-user bzr server

I'm currently investigating whether it is possible to serve bzr in a setup similar to what gitolite does for git. This means a single unix account, with different users managed via their ssh public ...
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Puppet dynamic environments and version control [closed]

I'm looking to roll out environments for a puppet installation and wanting to get things square with version control. Before I went to implement what seemed natural in my mind I decided to do some ...
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Linux system configuration management: versioning and deployment

I'm looking for the best way (for my purposes and situation) to version system configuration files and manage deployment (ownership and mode) between just two machines (live and backup, both should be ...
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Does anyone know how to use a Bazaar repository with TeamCity?

I am using Bazaar for some projects and generally like it. I recently started looking into integrating it with TeamCity and thought it would be quite easy until I found that it wasn't supported out of ...
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Should I keep my deployment settings in a separate repository?

I'm learning Salt Stack to deploy my Python application to various stages of production on AWS. Right now I have all my source code and salt states in one big repository. Are there any practical or ...
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ESX Free: Creating clones of VMs to run concurrently as a branch version

I have ESX free (most recent version 5.X) installed on a standalone server with an internal datastore in a RAID 5 setup. The VMs will be Windows mostly with some Linux and will be dedicated to ...
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Bash files with Github [closed]

I've never saved any of my bash scripts with an extension and I've just recently pushed a bash script to Github and realized that it's not properly highlighting the correct syntax such as: comments, ...
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Using Git as a means to sync zabbix instances

So in our environment, we are using a custom build of Zabbix as a monitoring solution. We have Zabbix deployed to four different sites, and would like to ensure that the build is consistent across all ...
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Typo3 Development-System, Deployment and Live-System

I have a Ubuntu webserver (root access) with TYPO3 6.0.4. In the future, this server is used as public available live server. So far, so the development was on the live system no big problem. But the ...
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Use version control for a live website [closed]

I have a live website hosted in a linux shared godaddy account. I want to start using Version Control. I also have a easyPHP localhost in my windows, where I do my development and testing. I am ...
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Syncing a directory with an SVN repository

I need to create/update/delete files in a directory (and its subdirectories) every time an SVN repo is updated. I was told this can be done writing a script which uses output from svnlook changed ...
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Automatic updating a Web site on SVN submit?

Suppose we manage a site http://example.com and its newer testing version http://new.example.com with Subversion (SVN). Would the following be a good idea: automatically update the site ...
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Good backup strategy for heterogeneous data consisting of images/databases/office files/svn repositories/

I'm looking for a simple on-site (i.e. not online) backup solution for our small company. Right now we have approximately 4TB of data in total, maybe adding ~500GB per year. The amount of data ...
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Git clone/pull across local network [closed]

I'm trying to clone/pull a repository in another PC using Ubuntu Quantal. I have done this on Windows before but I don't know what is the problem on ubuntu. I tried these: git clone ...
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Looking for app/service to silently capture file changes in website (like SVN but automatic check-in) for auditing purposes [closed]

Here's the background to my question: A number of people deploy changes to our ASP.NET website ... designers deploy HTML and CSS changes, .NET developers deploy ASPX, DLL files, graphic designers ...
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howto structure a version control repository of sys admin scripts [closed]

I think by now all sys admins have started to amass a large collection of scripts for kinds of scenarios, user management, server builds, incident mitigation tasks, app deployment. and like most sys ...
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How to configure SVN server for my own project

I work with a team on an Android project using Eclipse IDE, We need to use a version control and we need to access the repository remotely, I have no experience using or installing servers, a little ...
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Best way of updating my (non-critical) website? [closed]

Somehow I couldn't find a related question that quite fit me. Anyway, I run a small blog. When I first started my blog it had next to no traffic, now it receives a couple hundred views per day ...
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Version control of chef nodes and roles

Is it good practice to version control the nodes and roles when using chef? If so, what is a good way to do it? It looks likes one should be able to take a tree of JSON files created using ...
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Migrate multiple svn repositories into single git repository

We want to migrate from svn to git permanently to be able to use git's better features in terms of branching and collaboration. Our current svn repository looks like this svnrepo/ frontend/ ...
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Making regular 'backups' from a remote server to a local server

We're on a university campus, and each building has it's own local network connecting directly to the main server room. In our building, we're currently working on a large multimedia project. Some ...
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How to fix this error 'cvs [checkout aborted]: no such tag r20120711' on php eclipse helios?

I am using php eclipse helios for debugging php code and using CVS as repositiry. Under CVS repository there are 3 - head branch version and head conatins the repository of server. Under head ...
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How do I get the Active Directory user ID?

Firstly, I don't even know whether the "user ID" is the correct term here. The context is that I'm using VisualSVN Server to manage / administer access rights on my SVN repositories with Windows ...
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Backup software with version control for windows server [closed]

I am looking for a solution for backing up company data. I have about 300 gig at the moment, with about 10 gig of changes every day. Ideally I would like to be able to restore the backup for any day ...
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How do you apply development practices like version control, testing and continuous integration/deployment to system administration?

Imagine you're going to manage a number of servers with a number of different services that's used by a number of people. Now say you want to reconfigure or replace some software on one of those ...
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How can I share a live BZR repository with multiple users?

I'm not sure how best to ask this question. Over several years I've developed my way into a corner and need to figure some things out. I almost certainly haven't been following best practices up until ...
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subversion post-commit hook: print an error message that the user can see?

I have a Subversion repository created with Subversion 1.6.x. This repository has a post-commit hook, which performs an action every time a user checks in the file. Sometimes this post-commit hook ...
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Robocopy and Mercurial

I recently took a new job, and one aspects of the job is maintaining the organisation's Umbraco website. The site was not under source control nor was there a testing environment. Changes were made ...
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Linux Program Source Management

This particular problem has little do with SubVersion Repositories and more to do with the management of installed programs. My question revolves around the problem of installing a program from ...
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Git-style incremental backup with rsync

I'm trying to setup a backup script on Ubuntu. Every day I want to copy my local source directory to a backup directory on a remote server uniquely named with the date. (e.g., backup-jan1/, ...
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Best way to deploy/update web production code

What is the best method to deploy or update code from a development environment to a live production one? I am used to using the good old filezila to first; delete then upload the new code to the ...
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Text-file based document preparation system

I am looking for a system to prepare internal technical documents that has the following basic features: source files should be human-readable text files, so they play well with revision control ...
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WMI is showing wrong version of Microsoft Access

We use Microsoft Access for certain database functions and as most of you already know an Access database can be very grumpy when accessed by an outdated version of Access. In order to control this I ...
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VisualSVN Server giving 405 Method Not Allowed

I'm trying to commit some files to a Subversion repository hosted in VisualSVN server, it's started giving me an error message I haven't seen before: Error: Commit failed (details follow): Error: ...
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TFS Check-In Exception - TF30042 Database is Full

I'm trying to check a rather large file into Team Foundation Server (TFS) and getting the following exception. TF30042: Database is Full. Contact your Team Foundation Server administrator. Problem ...
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Checking out repository based on loaded SSH keys

I have setup my git server using Gitosis. I need to checkout the repository as different user on the same machine. Suppose there are two machines: Linux based server (on which the repo is held ...
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How does VisualSVN store passwords?

We are running a VisualSVN Server that needs ~300 users to be created. As the need to mass create users is likely to reoccur, I'd prefer not to task someone with data entry for account creation. I've ...
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svn server settings - no access allowed

Sorry for the beginner question. I am trying to set up a SVN server for the first time. I have the server running but every time I try to checkout I get an error: No access allowed to this ...
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Does Group Policy detect installed version before downloading an MSI from network

I used group policy to deploy an Adobe Reader X .msi file, which successfully updated the machines it was targeted to. The computer group those machines belong to still has a link to the GPO which ...
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What are possible drawbacks of an IIS 7 site having an NTFS junction as a web root?

I am trying to come up with a way to deploy ASP.NET code with as little site disturbance as possible. One thought was to set up the site to be served from an NTFS junction c:\www\example.com where ...
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how to set up an svn thing in a live server so that i won't have to use an ftp client anymore ? [closed]

I have a typical hosting account with control panel, ssh access, now my question is, how to set up svn or git on that live account? so that whenever i develop something, I won't have to use FTP ...
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How to log in as a user in p4

I have an issue where users are trying to log in to their perforce account using p4 (not p4v), but it seems to start at a default account without permissions. When they try to logout with p4 logout, ...
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Correct Git clone syntax for SSH

I'm trying to access a remote git repository using SSH but I'm getting a fatal error - is there a problem with my syntax? I've created a git repo in the mysite folder on my server - so the repo is at ...
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Make a repository of an entire partition?

I like to have a good backup from my small debian server. Would it be a good idea to make a repository at "/"?