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Ghost is a disk cloning, imaging and backup tool currently marketed by Symantec

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nginx displaying IP instead of domain with ghost

The current situation is as follows: I have a domain at a specific provider (manitu.de) I have a free tier VPS with Oracle I want to set up a ghost blog on the oracle VPS that should be reachable via ...
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How to run Ghost and PrestaShop on the same domain, when hosted on different providers?

I would like to host: A Ghost website on https://www.example.com A PrestaShop site on https://www.example.com/shop They will be hosted on 2 different providers. How can this be achieved?
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Server 2019 AD Subnet "Best Practice"

While assigning subnets to a single server on a single site, I am not sure which way to properly create the subnet. Example: If I have a single DHCP Scope of 10.190.8.0/21 (addresses 10.190.8.1 to 10....
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"Ghost" vs Image of client systems - how to tell what's been done

I work in a very controlled environment. An image is created by an entity outside of our control that is tailored (read: locked down) for our environment. The client support technicians are to take ...
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Is it possible to host a FOG Project server on Amazon EC2?

I am totally new to imaging in general and have been looking into different options. The FOG Project seems especially appealing because of cost. My company makes pretty extensive use of Amazon Web ...
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No success when trying to upgrade glibc on RHEL4 due to GHOST

Due to the recent GHOST vulnerability I was trying to upgrade the glibc version on our RHEL4. The command I tried using was: rpm -Uvh glibc-2.3.4-2.57.x86_64.rpm Result was: [root@rhel4-test ~]# ...
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Install applications in .wim offline

We're just switching our images over from good old ghost .GHO's to .WIM format. One of the reasons is that we have heard that software updates could be modified/installed in .WIM's offline. For ...
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Is a new SID applied when sysprep-ping a Windows image or when deploying?

My organisation currently has Windows XP (yes, I know official support for it ceases in less than 24 hours) and Windows 7 system images made with Symantec Ghost 11 that we routinely deploy to machines....
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Symantec Ghost Deploy Anywhere - Missing Drivers

I need to deploy our standard Ghost image (for a Dell R210) to some non-standard customer servers (HP D360). I've successfully done this in the past, targeting D360s, with deploy anywhere: ghdplyAw32....
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Ghost subdomain in Apache with CentOS

I'm trying to set up Ghost the blogging platform on my CentOS (6.5, x64) server with Apache and... I think I mixed together my domain (www.example.com) with the Ghost subdomain (blog.example.com). I ...
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FOG Server NFS Issue

I am having an issue with the Free Open Ghost server. I set it up on Ubuntu server, and have Ubuntu mounting an SMB share to it's /images directory (my server has a small internal boot disk). Fog's ...
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Ghost Solution Suite: Booting over PXE to WinPE for re-imaging, then booting to installed OS

I have 40 networked computers that need to be re-imaged each night over a network via an automatic and unattended process. This is to reset the computers to a default state, as well as update the ...
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Get hardware serial number by MAC address?

Is there a command like the following: wmic /node:"COMPUTERNAME" bios get serialnumber But by MAC address instead of computer name? A solution to that would be appreciated, although if you have ...
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Ghosting a production computer, do I need exact hardware?

I have become responsible for a workstation which runs a single program, which interfaces to some hardware and runs a process. I'm worried about this machine failing and the process being down for an ...
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On Windows: is it safe to do a robocopy in order to clone the system?

Let me start by giving a bit of a background. On Linux systems, I frequently rely on the fact that as long as I can get all files over from one hard drive to another, and as long as I fix up the boot ...
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Add "Image Windows" to pxe boot menu

I have a Fog server running (which contains my OS images). However, when booting from a client I want to reimage it without using the web gui. So I need to add an entry to my pxelinux.cfg\default file ...
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How can I retrieve statistics from my ghost cast server?

I have a GhostCast server running for deploying images. I would like to have each ghost cast session to write to a file ( can be multiple text files or append to one file already there ) statistics. ...
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If I have /generalize arg, will that remove settings placed in Specialize phase?

I am currently working on .xmls for imaging on mass deployment. I want to do an unattended join to the domain and also get the drivers in the audit (sysprep) phase. But when I go from audit to OOBE, ...
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Can I determine which network driver was used when booting to WinPE from Ghost?

I'm trying WinPE pre OS to boot laptops for ghost 11.5, and I need to set the NIC to 100_full for compatibility with the switch. I've found how to do this by modifying the inf files but there are ...
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How do I use ghost to restore a hard drive image while omitting certain partitions?

I am using Symantec Ghost (version 8). I recently created an image of a hard drive that has 4 partitions: System (300 MB), C: (100GB), Recovery (14GB), and Tools (5GB). I would like to restore this ...
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Is Imaging over wireless possible and/or feasible? PXE boot over Wireless?

I am looking to implement (if possible/feasible) the ability to image a PC and Mac via our wireless network. Is this actually possible? I have read multiple documents that newer Macbook Airs can do ...
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Is there a Multiple User login method when remoted into a Window 2008 R2 Server?

I have configured a Windows 2008 R2 Server for many users to connect to - but right now I have them all logging in with one account which is bound to our domain. The purpose of this server is for ...
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Blinking Cursor when booting restored Ghost image

I create automated deployment scripts for universal workstation images and I've found something I can't work through. I'm hoping someone else has come across this before and I'm just not searching ...
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Image a Windows PC using Linux

I want to create a bootable USB disk (like Clonezilla) and create images which are saved as GHO/GHS I also want to restore images back to the PC and do the following tasks (if possible) Rename the ...
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Clone Ubuntu to Another Hardware

My organization is planning to move from a Windows Environment to a Ubuntu based Linux environment. We need to mass migrate about 60 pcs to Ubuntu, with a all the custom applications needed. We find ...
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Cloning a two partition HDD onto a smaller HDD and maintaining MBR

I have a hard disk(A) containing two partitions - A1 is a NTFS partition containing a windows OS, and A2 is an NTFS partition containing data. I want to copy both of these partitions onto a different, ...
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Set Up Symantec Ghost Console 11.5 to reference its machine groups from Active Directory

I am trying to set our Ghost Console so it would reference AD for the Machine Groups so every time I move a computer around in active directory, it would update accordingly. I have researched about it ...
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Sysprep system started up

We sysprep'd our newest xp install and restarted to image it. Our tech missed getting it to boot into the usb drive for imaging. Is there anyway to leave the install now without it giving a bootup ...
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Problem restoring Image of a Windows 7 Machine using Ghost 15

We have a few new Windows 7 PCs for development - they need development software, all the .NET frameworks from 1.1 upwards and such like - all of which always install components to the primary drive ...
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Imaging Windows install across the Internet

We put out 40 identical computers to a group of users. The system administrator had me create a single machine with the image I wanted, then ghosted it to other machines. He said he had trouble with ...
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Full Disk Imaging when machine is running

I am looking for a disk imaging solution that can run in background when my machine is up and running (e.g. via cron). I am using an Ubuntu machine. In the past I have used Clonezilla for periodic ...
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P2V From Ghost Image (.gho) Without Original Hardware

Is there any realistic way to convert a WinXP Pro system to VMWare or VirtualBox (p2v) without the original systems hardware? I have a ghost image (it's a .gho, unfortunately not .sv2i) of the ...
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Clone HD using Symantec Ghost Solution Suite 2.5

All I want to do is a simple Hard drive clone on my Windows 2003 SBS. Last time I used this software is was a pain in the neck having to mount it on a different server and run a Ghost Cast. Is there a ...
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How to clone computers to give each an unique computer name

Some software require each computer to have an unique name in the network. After cloning from an identical ghost image for each computer, each of the 100+ computers will have the same name. As a ...
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Ghost.exe + PXE

I have created a boot disc for clients to connect to Ghost 11. Rather than use physical media to boot clients we have loaded the boot disc onto a PXE server which clients the download and boot. Ghost....
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RPCSS kerberos issues on imaged Windows workstations

While doing some unrelated troubleshooting (at least I think so, shared-printer issues) I came across a set of Event Log entries that have me concerned. Machine Name: labcomputer82 Source: Security-...
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Need help on ghost computers and deploy active directory

Is it possible to set up pc to join domain, then ghost it to many pc. Is there any side effect for both original pc and all ghost pc?
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Image Colocated Server?

This may be a silly question. I have a colocated server that is running server 2008 R2. I use it for IIS, MailServer, SQL Server and MYSQL. I also have some custom dlls installed for some of my ...
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Clone workstation for quick deploy?

This is a question that has been asked a lot, but I can't seem to find the answer I am looking for. We are looking at buying a small quantity of workstations, around 6, which all will have exactly ...
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Network disk imaging software that works with Dell Vostro 230 desktops?

I've tried Norton Ghost 15 and Acronis Snap Deploy so far without success, as neither support the Broadcom NIC of the Vostro 230 desktop. If it's possible to make it work, I have failed to work out ...
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Looking to replace Ghost with FSArchiver or Clonezilla, few questions about capabilities

I work for a PC Repair company and we are looking into setting up a dedicated machine with externally accessible SATA bays to clone harddrives as a safety net incase something goes wrong during a ...
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After imaging a drive, you receive the message "This copy of Windows is not Genuine" on Windows 7

I recently imaged the hard drive in my computer to a new SSD drive hoping to be able to quickly and easily swap the original drive with the new SSD drive. When I booted to Windows after installing the ...
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Best way to upgrade Windows Vista to Windows 7 + change HD to SSD at the same time?

I've got a number of machines to upgrade from Vista to Win 7, but the users have an option of also replacing their platter drives with (smaller) SSD's. Ideally I'd like to do these at the same time ...
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Create a custom WinXP with auto-installed applications

I'm looking for a way to create a custom Windows XP that would contain specific applications. I get to install lots of WinXP nowadays and instead of fetching all the software all over again I wish ...
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Best Server Ghost-Like Tool For Windows [closed]

I'm looking for advice on which tool we should use to clone servers. In the short term, we will be cloning identical hardware but in the long run we may want to create one image and replicate that on ...
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Recover from Ghost DVD

I am trying to recover from a dvd that was made for me using Symantec Ghost software. The GHO file was burned onto a dvd using windows explorer and not the ghost client. We are getting an error ...
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unattended recovery from image

I've got quite a few machines which sometimes need to be restored from an image. There's a slight problem that those machines are at different locations, don't have keyboards and sometimes don't even ...
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Can i make ghost of HP UX11? [closed]

Is there any way to make ghost of HP UX11 on different server hardware???
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Restore a windows 7 image to different PC's

We run an office full of laptops that are all different ages/configurations with lots of different hardware. Basically we want to upgrade every laptop to windows 7, the classic ghost deployment wouldn'...
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Ghost application error

Back story for better understanding: I have a ghost made by someone else and toady some one I worked with made a new ghost in the same folder with the regular ghost I work with. I am trying to run ...
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