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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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Hosting Perforce server on internet? [closed]

I am configuring my system (OSX) as a perforce server for sharing my project work with my coding partner. I want to host my server on the internet so that he will able to connect to my system. I am ...
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Subversion cluster / replication / HA

What's a good way of making SVN highly available? We take backups of our Subversion server, but this is not enough, as svn is very important. We would like to implement some HA mechanmism for ...
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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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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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I was just curious how far system admins go in setting up the workflows for the developers

Question: I am looking for links or personal accounts of lessons & experiences on setting up sets of servers\systems for developers. In particular I am interested in the amount of automation 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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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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Microsoft Project cannot access to Team Foundation Server

I'm trying to connect my Microsoft Project 2010 to a team foundation server in order to create a project connected to my server in order to edit tasks and so on... Well, in the ribbon top bar, I ...
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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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Version control systems geared towards multimedia (large files)?

Are there any version control systems out there that are particularly good (or bad) at dealing with large files? Nothing too crazy, but from several hundred megabytes to a gigabyte, let's say. We ...
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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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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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What solutions exist to allow the use of revision control for server configuration files? [closed]

In an environment with multiple system administrators, I see a few advantages to adding the server config files into a revision control system. Most notable are the ability to track changes, who made ...
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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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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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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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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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Is it possible to use etckeeper with a single shared git repository?

I noticed that several people have recommended using etckeeper to apply version control to my /etc directory. It appears to me that the default install puts a repository on the same machine as the ...
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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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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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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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How to setup a central repository on a Windows 2008 server

I would like to setup a central Mecurial repository on a Windows 2008 server which only allows both push and pull access to certain users. This is to allow developers working remotely to push/pull ...
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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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Is there an LMS plugin for student SVN repositories?

Software development students need practice with revision control tools. To that end I'm looking for a plugin for our LMS that will give the students an individual SVN repository. We use angel, but ...
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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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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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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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Is there a etckeeper equivalent for Windows? AKA Windows config revision-control

I want to make a central config file repository so that I can have the changes to any config under revision control (Mercurial). This will include some GNU/Linux boxes (which will use etckeeper), the ...
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Mixing Subversion “SVNParentPath” and per-repository configurations?

Given a typical Subversion/Apache configuration using SVNParentPath, with repositories hosted under /svn/ like this: <Location /svn> DAV svn SVNParentPath /srv/source/svn/repos ...
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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 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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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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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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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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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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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 ...