Questions tagged [installation]

The process of installing software on a computer/server. Can also refer to the process of installing hardware, e.g. in a datacenter.

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How to automate software installation that does not accept switches?

I do support for a software company, and often find myself needing various builds of our software on different VMs to test against. Our software is packaged with installshield and distributed as an ...
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docker group gets dropped from 'groups' after some time, and with it, my user's membership

I have a fresh installation of Linux Mint 22 (Vanessa) and installed docker with $ sudo apt install docker-compose $ docker -v Docker version 20.10.12, build 20.10.12-0ubuntu4 $ sudo systemctl start ...
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Kickstart installation with media on USB and kickstart file on hard drive

Is it possible to perform a kickstart installation using install media on a USB drive and a kickstart file on a hard drive? The only solutions I have been able to find online suggest adding the ...
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Failing oidentd.service on Ubuntu 20.04.04 LTS prevents installation of dreamfactory

I need to install Dreamfactory 4 on a Linux 20.0.4 LTS server, but the failing oidentd.service prevents the progress of the installation. I already tried to remove and install again oidentd, but ...
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PXE boot failing on RHEL install; PXE-E79

i'm trying to install RHEL 9.0 on a gigabyte motherboard, Product Name: H170M-D3H-CF. My dhcp setup has worked in the past, so I don't think the dhcp is the issue. I know that something is going ...
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New install of Debian 11.3.0 freezes after cryptsetup: set up successfully

I installed Debian 11.3.0, upon first boot, it appears to crash right after entering the LUKS password. No oops or kernel panic or other errors or warnings. The freeze occurs immediately after this: ...
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Can't install/uninstall SQL Server

When I try to install SQL Server Express I got this error Unable to install SQL Server (setup.exe) Then I'm trying to uninstall everything related to the SQL server to avoid previous installation ...
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Post-Installation Configuration of SQL Server Instance on EC2

AWS Cloud Formation allows automated creation of EC2 instances in Windows Server Failover Cluster with SQL Server installed on top in Failover Cluster Instances. There is a lot of documentation about ...
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How to safety delete a package/software which wasn't installed via package manager

I have an old Ubuntu Linux 20 install. I recently found that I have a bunch of software that I installed before I started fully using package management and I can't remember the details of the ...
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Deploying Kubernetes from scratch [closed]

Could someone share some good tutorials how to deploy kubernetes cluster on my own server? I do not want to use Amazon, Digital Ocean or Linode. I have my proxmox server. So the ideal scenario will be ...
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influxdb connect to cloudfront aws

Just installed influxdb on fedora server 35 with this repo : https://repos.influxdata.com/rhel/8/x86_64/stable/ every time i restart the service influxdb (default conf) it connects to random ip on ...
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Kickstart Fedora server iso using usb

Hi I need to create a Fedora Server image with my application in it using kickstart installation. I have executed following steps : Downloaded the fedora35 Image from https://getfedora.org/en/server/...
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Issues installing Cent OS 7 + Zen 3 5800x

Trying to install CentOS 7 on local DEV server. Server specs: CPU: Ryzen 7 5800x Motherboard: ASRock B550M STEEL LEGEND AM4 RAM: Corsair 32GB RAM Hard Drive: 2x 500GB Corsair NVME LAN: Intel ...
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How to add values to ansible-playbook instead of overwrite it?

As per today, I have the following role, this role simulate a basic installation of the product: - name: Install Server.msi primary_appserver ansible.windows.win_package: path: C:\product.msi ...
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how to automate servers installation with virtualization/LAMP (small IaC)?

How to automate server installation? What infrastructure/systems fit our needs? We have over 10 phisical servers with over 100 VMs, mostly LAMP. Not too many but also not anything that can keep ...
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How to identify which MSI installation is in progress that throw the error message : "Another program is being installed."

We're building Automation deployment through Ansible that have several .msi to install. And we encountered, rather randomly the following error message during deployment : Another program is being ...
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Why running second time ansible.windows.win_package isn't working?

I have a product that I can install it first, then update it - meaning to add more feature to my base product I do it by execute the MSI first time, then going to Add \ Remove Programs and when ...
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Enabling verbose output during debian preseed installation, namely during software installation

During a Debian pre-seed automated installation onto a VM, the output is particularly... well, quiet. There's no transparency into the progress of things, or to even see the Aptitude output during the ...
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kolla ansible deployment stuck at Nova API bootstrap container

I am deploying openstack (for kypo cyber range) using kolla-ansible. I have followed all the steps on official guide. However I am stuck on Nova API bootstrap container for almost half a day. I have ...
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How do I find the openssl libraries on Linux (Debian buster)

I need to find the path to the OpenSSL libraries (libeay32.dll and ssleay32.dll) on my Linux system, and suspected they could be located where the OpenSSL.exe resides. If I enter openssl version I ...
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Openstack Installation via Devstack: AssertionError /usr/lib/python3.8/distutils/core.py

I am getting above error while setuptools replace disutils when execute ./stack.sh. I am using Ubuntu Server 20.04 VM and following this link. There is nothing much available on internet about this ...
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What's the best practice for setting up new servers?

I'm facing the problem that from time to time, when installing a new system, be it virtual machines in VMWare, be it new VDS of the customer's server, I have to constantly install the same packages (...
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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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How to replace a complete folder with msp?

We have an msi in which only one folder need to be changed.is there anyway to generate a patch for this?? Installshield it is showing individual components when I checked
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Fresh install CentOS 8.4 from within CentOS 8.5

Prehistory I had CentOS 8.4 4.18.0-305.3.1 installed. Everything was good until I run yum -y update without understanding what it means. After that CentOS get upgraded to 8.5 4.18.0-348.2.1 version, ...
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Centos 7 server with Nginx reports errors when updating packages

I have a CentOS 7 VM with Nginx installed. I use Webmin to administer the server. It normally installs updates automatically, but the nginx update failed so I tried to manually do the update. It ...
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How to install packages from command line on Suse

What is the Suse version of apt-get or yum? Or how do I get one of them installed in order to install software packages from the command line? A fairly intense session of googling suggests that it may ...
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How to save choco packages locally?

We have few choco packages to be installed as dependency to our application. So, we are running the choco install commands before our installation created using installshield. But now, customers are ...
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How do you automate the setup/configuration of Security onion 2?

When installing Security Onion the older 16.x docs say: You can automate the Setup process using sosetup.conf but this section is omitted in the newer 2.x docs. The latest /securityonion/setup/...
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Can you elaborate on "yum install --downlaodonly"?

You need to install it in an environment where there is no network. So I was installing via RPM. In the meantime, a crash occurred and the installation could not proceed. I found yum install --...
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How to perform bulk installation for MSI with parameters using Group Policy?

How to push MSI with parameter using windows Group Policy? I am using this command to install product manually on single machine: MsiExec.exe /i "MyProduct.msi" SECRETKEY="key" ...
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Deploying several .msi installers through GPO using startup script

I need to find a way to deploy several .msi installers through GPO on the n-number of machines. I found out that deploying them from a single policy is not an option since the order will not be ...
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Infrastructure - management - Is moving from custom code base in place to Ansible worth it?

Some background: When I started at my current work place ( in server infrastructure ), a bash, perl and python code base already was in place for remote executing jobs on linux systems, the one guy ...
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How to install Micro Focus Data Protector Client 10.91 on SLES 15 SP2?

Micro Focus Data Protector 10.91 should work with Linux distributions like SLES using systemd, but it seems client instalation does not work: When I try to install the client, I get an error message (&...
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Debian LXC command not found

I am trying to do things with LXC and I have been able to manage with the lxc-* commands but now I have been forced to copy a file and I'm stuck because I can't get to copy the file, I have read that ...
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Run script after Debian installation is complete

I am using preseed to auto install debian. I want to be able to run a script called "run.sh" at the end of the Debian installation: #!/bin/bash touch /root/example.txt I have tried several ...
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magento installation did succeed but apache welcome page appears in frontend

I have a VPS at ionos, a centos 8 os. I have installed a LAMP, elsticsearch, rabbit etc... I have a SSL EV for my domain at namecheaped.com: ortie-bio.fr and www.ortie-bio.fr I have followed this ...
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Dpinst is showing the UI screen even after sending silent parameters, how to fix that?

The OS version: The Dpinst window I am seeing: The command I am using to suppress the window, but not working here. "C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\IA\Eclipse\FTDI Drivers\dpinst64.exe&...
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Your database files were created by PostgreSQL version 13

OS is openSUSE Tumbleweed. Previously I had PostgreSQL 13 installed. I just removed it by: > sudo zypper rm 'postgres*' > sudo zypper rr PostgreSQL > sudo rm -rf /usr/local/var/postgres ...
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boot option to set MTU during RHEL install

I am trying to install RHEL-7.9 and it fails to download the installer image LiveOS/squashfs.img and goes into dracut emergency shell. When I tried to pull that image using curl it failed. Looking at ...
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How to install dotnetfx35.exe

OS: W2K16 Hi All, I need to install "dotnetfx35.exe" in my W2K16 server but when I lauch the install he say me: The following feature couldn't be install: .Net Framework 3.5 (includes .NET 2....
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How to install snapd on Oracle Linux 7.9

I am trying to install snapd on Oracle Linux Server 7.9 On many sites I have seen that it has been advised to install spand as follows sudo yum install epel-release sudo yum -y install snapd But I ...
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Red Hat doesn't find custom repo on install media

I'm attempting to create a Red Hat 7.8 ISO with a reduced set of rpms that have been updated to the latest version. I figured out how to isolate the packages I need and download them, but when I ...
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Running a software on your machine without any download/install. How it works

Googling didn't help a lot. May be I am not using the right keywords. I am having a little hard time how to describe the question, so let me describe the scenario and hopefully someone can point me to ...
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Installing software using GPO and normal install

I'm building a Group Policy that will run on several terminal servers, but because installing the software through GPO needs a reboot before the software is installed and I need to have it working ...
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Need to deploy Laps via GPO cant use computer configuration or user configuration

I am trying to deploy Laps to all my users via GPO but issue i am having is nobody has local admin rights on their machines so obviously the install wont work with user config and i cant really use ...
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Headless installation of debian "golden image"

For the retrofit of some older embedded (Intel, x86) PCs I would like to install a customized Debian image with as little as possible user interaction. Normally I would create a Debian installation, ...
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Installing Ubuntu on a Dell R210 with S100 raid controller

I recently picked up a Dell PowerEdge R210 II and would like to install Ubuntu on it. I am getting an error when going through the install process. It seems to hang on "removing previous storage ...
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how to create a gpo that installs an .exe file

I'd like to automate the creation and deployment of a GPO on an AD's client machines. It's based on windows server 2012. curl file.exe Move-Item file.exe path New-GPO -Name nameofgpo -Comment "...
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Create GRUB Entry for Booting into CentOS Installation Media

Normally when installing CentOS 7, you download the ISO, write it to a thumb drive and boot it. However, I have a unique scenario where I'd like to be able to place the CentOS 7 installation files on ...
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