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Unable to Boot when restore OS from Linode to Digital Ocean

I have done a process in creating images using fsarchiver. Here is the point : Doing the OS backup in Linode Restore in new VPS instance of Linode working without any issue Restore in Digital Ocean ...
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Resizing RAID-1 devices after dd clone

I had 2 x 250 GB disks with 3 md devices - raid 1 setup on them. One of them is for /. I dd-cloned those disks to another 2 x 2 TB SSDs. What is the best solution to increase the raid device sizes? &...
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FreeBSD - Is it possible to create a clone of a snapshot in a different disk for improved performance?

I am a new to FreeBSD and want to make a virtual disk service via iSCSI. I create snapshots of a dataset on the same disks, however I would like to create clones on a different disk like a NVMe drive ...
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Why did dd report a "No Space" error after cloning a USB drive?

In Ubuntu 22.04 LTS, I use this command to clone one Samsung USB GPT drive to another identical drive: sudo dd if=/dev/sdb of=/dev/sdc bs=16M conv=sync,noerror status=progress This operation ...
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Trying to clone old linux machines using to img methods

I found this handy website to show how to clone drives to a img file: https://www.maketecheasier.com/clone-entire-hard-drive-linux/ What neatish looking option was partimage, so I wanted to get that ...
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Can a SATA hard disk be removed from bay w/o shutting down after being marked 'failed' in RAID1 array?

We have a software RAID1 array set up in a Supermicro 1u server. Can a SATA hard disk be removed (in a bay drive setup) w/o shutting down the machine? This would be after marking it 'failed' in the ...
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Best way to clone a single disk from a Software RAID1 Array in Linux server

How can I clone a single HDD bootable disk from a Software RAID1 Array in Linux server? It is currently a two-disk HDD mirror array. I have physical access to the server, and it has empty bays for ...
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How to clone a linux server that it fails , so in case of sometning goes wrong in the process of fixing it i still have the original hard drive?

My problem is that I have a hard drive having a linux server (It fails during booting up process) and some valuable files. ( tried almost all solutions on the internet but no luck) Now I found a ...
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Kernel files (linux-image) to exclude on rsync full clone to different hardware

EDIT Now I'm able to boot the OS. As I made clean copy of the /etc directory just after buying the "new" dedicated server and installing Ubuntu server 20.04, i proceeded to: Boot the "...
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How to keep duplicate repository in sync with github?

I have used github duplicate option with --bare in clone and uploaded to a different account in github.com Used as in this link Just as a process to handover the project to another team. But there are ...
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dd the entire SD card to one partition on HDD [closed]

This particular question is related to Raspberry Pi, but in fact, this is a general question. So, I have an SD card with RPI system running on it consisting of two partitions: Disk /dev/mmcblk0: 59.5 ...
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What is the best way to clone a set of software RAID 1 disks?

Here's the thing: One of my friends has a server with software RAID-1 with a set of two disks. The task at hand is simple: clone the disks into another set of two empty disks. He is running CentOS, I ...
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Clone VMWare VM to multiple VMs

I use vCenter cluster of several ESXi servers, with VSAN storage. I need to setup multiple VMs from a single vm. Is there a way to clone one VM to multiple VMs via vCenter? is there a feature for that?...
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Creating/Deploying Windows Server 2019 Image on multiple servers

I manage servers that are all identical in terms of hardware and software. The only differences are hostnames and IP addresses. I've been researching how to clone the OS across these to speed up ...
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Can't connect to cloned AWS machine

I have an existing AWS virtual machine. I want to clone it and change the clone. The existing machine is accessible to anyone with http, https and ssh. I want the clone to be accessible as well. I did ...
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What's the best means to clone the root linux hard drive to a new drive?

I bought a new enterprise grade SSD to replace my Samsung SSD. It was $500, not cheap. Anyway, the purpose is to have a more reliable and longer-lasting root hard drive, since a non-enterprise drive ...
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Has anyone cloned an HDD for a Macintosh IIvx?

Where I work as a sysadmin, we have an old Macintosh IIvx that is the only one left in the world with an obscure program on it that will cost the company a ton of money if they can't use it. Well, the ...
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How to clone a cloud machine locally?

Earlier when we are using AWS, we used to create an ami and download that hard disk file to create a new machine from it. Recently, we changed to other local cloud services which doesn't have this ...
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Clone disk with multiple partitions using dd

I have used dd before to clone hard drive's but I'm now attempting to clone an entire hard drive consisting of 3 partitions to another drive. My partitions are named nvme0n1p1 to 3, I tried leaving ...
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Converting a RAID 1 drive to a regular one and booting off of it

I'm using mdadm to manage a RAID 1 array with three disks. Would it be possible to take a single drive from the array (i.e. /dev/sdc), turning it into a regular drive, and then booting another PC off ...
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VMware clone as backup

Having a couple of ESXi and a vCenter 6.5. I'd like to backup some of the production VMs i.e. have a "photo" of a known working state with all programs installed and configured for the ...
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How to Clone Windows VM on GCP and the auto join clone to domain

I would like to create a Windows virtual machine (clone) on GCP from an existing Windows virtual machine on GCP And i would like to have the clone autojoin the domain.
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Cloned Server's or Systems

Is it possible to run the clone of a system in the same network, having same ip and mac? We have a linux based server and on testing, we felt as if the connections arent going to the same server all ...
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is there a possible to clone one server to other server?

I have a server running with Debian 10 . Some process are running in it. I want to have all the same software operating system/application to be installed in another server. Is there any way just to ...
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Clonezilla does not carry over user login configuration in Ubuntu 18.04

I have a machine with Ubuntu Desktop 18.04 installed. There is a single user and the user is set to login automatically without asking for password. I took device image with Clonezilla to restore the ...
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How to create GCE machine image without including unmounted disks?

I created a machine image on GCE from a running ubuntu VM which has an "additional" disk available to be mounted. That disk is mounted for backups, then dismounted, and was not mounted at ...
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Linux - How to clone and restore the root(/) partition on a running system

I have a specific situation with one remote Debian(Stretch) server. Mainly there is no one at the site and I need to do some risky upgrades and reconfigurations remotely. I'm looking for a way to ...
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cloning NTFS disk

I need to clone a failing 2TB disk that contains a NTFS partition, using Debian GNU/Linux. The disk has a number of non-relocatable bad sectors, so I know that part of the data is already lost; ...
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Clone/Duplicate EC2 Windows Instance

I have a Windows Server 2008 EC2 instance hosting SQL Server 2008 named DB-01. I'm looking to clone this DB-01 instance so my team can work on the cloned DB-01 (DB-01-CLN) and existing DB-01 instances ...
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What is the best approach to clone a website and the clone site will a cold standby

Given: Current website: https://www.classic-site.com/ CMS: Wordpress My ideas are as follows, but I would like to get inputs and comments from public experts. Password protect the whole site using ....
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Can't resize ext4 partition

I have an 500GB HDD disk (480GB free) that I need to clone it to an SSD 240GB. I have read that cloning the HDD to the SSD should work for NTFS filesystems. But it isn't working for the ext partition....
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Is it possible to clone an old Windows XP machine to modern hardware? [closed]

I was given a task to migrate an old machine based on Windows XP to newer hardware. I have tried using Clonezilla to generate an image from the IDE HDD. The problem I am getting now is getting the ...
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Migrating from EC2 to Proxmox VM

So I am currently running 3 servers on EC2 with total of 3 cores. And 4 GB for the main server and 1 gb each for the dns servers. The bill doesn't make any sense to me paying 70 ish $ a month. I ...
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Use gparted to copy CentOS boot volume

I can't seem to copy all partitions from my boot device (SDA) to my new ssd (SDB). For some reason the copy function is greyed out for the SDA2 partition. I can only copy the SDA1 partition. I'm ...
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How to clone Linux hard drive to smaller flash drive

Currently, I'm trying to clone a hard drive that has Linux installed to a 16GB flash drive. The hard drive is 233GB, but df -h shows that only 3.5G is in use. Can I use Clonezilla to create an image ...
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Cloning LVM raw volume

I have to clone and manage some LVM RAW volumes that were created without making filesystem ext4. So I tried to mount this volume and linux didn't find any filesystem to mount. Inside this volumes I ...
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Create an Image of a disk having software raid partitions

I want to create a bootable backup image/clone of my centos7 server "A" having software raid partitions and use this backup to create new servers with same configurations. my partitions are sda --&...
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Hot clone a living Linux service

We need to hot clone a Linux service when it's alive, not just because of we can't reboot or something; it's just because of our special scenario (yeah, I've already read this answer, but it's a ...
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Clone Centos 7 installation - MBR to GPT

I want to clone a centos 7 installation (using LVM) from a 500GB drive (using MBR) to a new 6TB HDD. I tried to use clonezilla to clone the the drives with no success. fdisk -l output from ...
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Create single file on clonezilla?

Is it possible to create a single RAW image file using clonezilla and then mount it? I ask this because I have been recommended this instead of ddrescue, but ddrescue creates a raw .img that allows ...
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Clone AWS instance and volume and apply new network settings

I have a machine instance and attached volume that I would like to clone, but apply new network settings to it. What is the best process for doing this, which will leave the original instance ...
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Clone a remote Linux server with rsync and migrate it locally as Virtual Machine

I have a CentOS6.9 Linux server remotely on a VPS Provider and I need to clone my remote server on my local computer as a Virtual Machine for examination purposes. I made a full server backup without ...
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accessing phpmyadmin and web pages on cloned server [closed]

I created a clone of my server and would like to use phpmyadmin to trim down the mySQL databases on the clone. Can't figure out how to access it. On my live server, the URL is: http://mydomain/db12/...
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What steps are needed after cloning from a image Ubuntu to new system? (sysprep, unconfig)

I have an imaged (clonezilla) system image of a Ubuntu setup with a bunch of settings. Now I am wondering, what needs to be changed if I use the clonezilla image to create always new systems from this ...
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Moving a domain controller to another disk

Considering whether or not to move my domain controller to another disk (SSD) or not as in looking at Resource Manager the disk I/O appears to be the bottleneck for performance. In the research I'm ...
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hyper-v on w2012 - how to clone guest multiple times with same disk and diferent machine name

I have a Win2012 R2 server with Hyper-V that have 20 virtual machines (w2003) that use a base disk and diferential ones for each one, the vms was increased size with time and I need to start fresh ...
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Clone Azure VM with backup restore rename?

I have seen various methods of cloning an Azure VM that all require the original VM to be sysprepped and generalized, therefore destroying it. Instead of this method, I just took a backup of the ...
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Clone Windows 2008 R2 to a small system drive

I am trying to upgrade a Dell PowerEdge T110 II server. It currently has 2x1TB drives. They are not configured for RAID. One is the system drive, the other is a data storage network drive. My end ...
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Networking issues after cloning Windows Server 2008 R2 to isolated environment

I am in the process of creating an isolated replica of my production environment for testing in VMware vSphere 6.5. In vCenter, I setup a new vSwitch with no physical adapters for the development ...
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'Could not find filesystem /dev/root' after Clonezilla clone of redhat install to newer hardware'

I am cloning what appears to be a redhat 4 (possibly 5?)server to fairly newer hardware, as the original has a failing board. DBA would rather not reconfigure a new installation so they want me to ...
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