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Can I lookup a software version number which is bundled with a specific CentOS version without installing CentOS?

Is there a website where I can enter a software package (for example Apache) and select a CentOS version number and get the version number of Apache which comes with the selected CentOS distribution?
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Puppet manifest versioning

How does puppet manifest versioning work? I can't find any documentation around this area. Most stuff I read so far says to check in to svn and do update on puppet master, but unless a puppet client ...
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Rsync for generating daily backups, with some sort of history

this is probably expanding on Using Rsync to backup to an external drive I usually, manually, back up my data to an external drive. I start by creating a directory on the external drive with today's ...
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Identifying SSH version for OpenVMS 5.5

Is there an easy way to identify the version of SSH that ships with OpenVMS version 5.5? The banner reveals SSH-2.0-3.2.0 Which appears to be a range. I have been unable to find a changelog, ...
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Shadow copies for local files on Windows Server 2012 or alternative

I hope serverfault is the right place for this - if not, please tell me where to post it. The situation is the following: our company has a WebDAV fileserver running on a Windows Server 2012 that I ...
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Best strategy to keep chef cookbooks versions under control

I'm looking for ideas about chef cookbooks versions management. I know that you pin specific versions in the environment, but I'm not sure how to go about it. We use librarian-chef which installs 3rd ...
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Hard link files within directory to reduce space usage, by “version”

I have an Ubuntu 12.04 server. Server is running rsyncd (rsync daemon), and allows an external process to rsync in files to a given path, with full control of the file structure within that given ...
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versioning files in ubuntu ( like versions in mac os)

I'm a little lost as to where to look regarding this, which is why I'm asking, there might be something obvious out there and I'm simply not hitting the right google keywords. Here's what I'm trying ...
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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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Implementation of Updates on Apache Server / TOMCAT

I'm in the process of designing a high level revision control system that is going to update users when an update is available for various software on our systems. But i need more of a low level ...
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Share folders versioning

I am trying to find some way to keep track of the versions of files in a shared folder on Windows Server 2003. Something similar to the versions on DropBox but for a intranet. Can someone tell me ...
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File System with Real-Time Data Deduplication

Is there a file system that stores files under a hash so there are no duplicates? It can be under any operating system. I know Git does that, but I'm looking for something that can run in real-time.
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How to synchronize adds and modifications with another a local folder on Windows Server 2008?

I am looking for a solution to mirror a folder at every change by synchronizing it with another local folder (let's say C:\Data and C:\Mirror) : synchronize new files and modifications but do not ...
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Automated FileSystem Versioning on(Linux) Server

So, basically, I'm looking for linux software to monitor a folder (and it's subfolders) for any changes and apply some form of versioning (that is, keep a "database", or whatever, from where I can ...
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Remotely check version off installed software?

I am looking for a method or tool I can install (on the machines) to remotely check what versions of different programs are installed. I need to check this for about 60 windows machines. Does ...
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How to back up a versioned filesystem (e.g. ext3cow)?

I have been looking at versioned filesystems but I can't find any information on how to back them up. If my disk dies and I have to restore from a backup, I want to be able to restore the filesystem ...
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Is there a limit as to how many times a file can be versioned within Dropbox?

Further to my question here, I'm just wondering if there is a limit as to how many times a single file can be versioned within Dropbox? For anyone unsure, I'm talking about the number of changes found ...
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Website deployment - managing user-uploaded content?

I'm a programmer by trade, "server administrator" by company necessity. We're looking at dumping the old painful "update site by FTP upload" style of deployment. Having the webserver check out the ...
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How do I get transparent, efficient, file system snapshotting or versioning on ext3/4?

I've long thought about versioning file systems. This is a killer feature and I've looked at Wayback, ext3cow, zfs, fuse solutions, or just cvs/svn/git overlays. I consider ext3cow the model for my ...
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Map the version history in WSS as network drive

I believe I once saw that it was possible to share versions of documents in WSS like the library itself. e.g. when the path is like http://myShare/SomeDocuments then it was like ...
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Version control and branching when using Oracle

At work we're using Oracle and C#/ASP.net to handle a customer's website, this site is very large-scale so the database is very large. We use Perforce for our version control, and tack create or ...
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Any Available Versioning File Systems like VMS used to have

I am looking for a versioning file system like VMS used to have. Are there any modern equivalents I can host for Windows clients? Requirements: Ability to map a drive to the shared file system from ...
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What are windows 7 N/KN/VL editions?

We're subscribed to MSDN at work and I've noticed that among the various windows "editions" there are downloads such as "Windows 7 Ultimate N" and "Windows 7 Ultimate N and KN". What are these ...
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databases supporting MVCC (permanent history)

I have an application which needs a database + would greatly benefit from a MVCC model. It would ideally support permanent history storage, access of the data at a particular point in time, and ...
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How does dropbox version/upload large files? [closed]

I have a free dropbox account (2GB), and I was wondering how the versioning of large files works. I have a full backup of all my webfiles that sites @ just over 1GB. After the initial upload of 1GB, ...
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SharePoint Versioning for Office 2007 File Formats

Given the fact that Office 2007 document formats (.docx, .xlsx, .pptx, etc) are entirely XML based, why did Microsoft not build in the ability to store only the 'diff' changes when using the ...
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How to backup a NAS? Want to be able to recover files deleted by mistake

We have a NAS (HP Media Vault 2120) in a small office with 5 WinXP machines that save files onto one of the directories in the Media Vault. The vault is basically a centralized hard disk. A couple ...
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Best practices in customizing Oracle E-Business Suite and Oracle Applications in general

I am looking for some best practices in customizing Oracle E-Business Suite, especially in terms of version control of concurrent programs (like Oracle Reports), Oracle Forms tracking/rolling back ...
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What security risks are there with employees using Dropbox?

Are there any particular security concerns to keep in mind with company-wide use of Dropbox file sharing / versioning / backing up, and are there specific options or settings that would be recommended ...