Questions tagged [upgrade]

Upgrading is the process of changing a system to a different, higher/newer version. It is similar to patching or updating (and for some software, may even be as simple as applying patches or updates, but is generally more involved and more comprehensive than the process for installing patches or updates.

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Upgrading to latest PHP on production server w/CentOS 7

I'm running a production server with CentOS 7 and PHP 7.1. I'd LOVE to upgrade to PHP 7.4 but I am nervous about doing this on a production server. I am not the greatest sysadmin in the world, so I ...
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Update Ububtu 16.04 kernel

I try to update Ubuntu kernel from 2.x to 4.x. I download new kernel and unpack it but when I want to upgrade it with this command sudo update-grub I get this error. root@server:~/4.11.2# sudo update-...
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MariaDB mysql_upgrade 10.3.22 to 10.4.13 fails with error “Specified key was too long”

I'm on Debian Buster and an already seemingly functioning MariaDB 10.4.13 after upgrading from 10.3.22. However, the recommended mysql_upgrade script fails with the following error: [..] Phase 4/7: ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 to 20.04 - Unresolved issue occured while calculating upgrade [closed]

I'm trying to upgrade my ubuntu distro from 18.04 lts to 20.04 lts and I get this error message while it's calculating data, An unresolvable problem occurred while calculating the upgrade. ...
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2017 sql server performing poorly after upgrade [closed]

We recently upgraded our production DB server from 2008R2 standard edition to 2017 Enterprise edition. we have noticed queries that would run for couple sends are taking long time to run and causing ...
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Is it possible to reconfigure Python to use my upgraded openssl without rebuilding Python entirely?

I'm running CentOS 7 and the following version of Python ... [rails@server Python-3.7.0]$ python3 --version Python 3.7.0 I recently upgraded my version of openssl ... [rails@server Python-3.7.0]$ ...
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Upgrading gitlab after upgrade Fedora 30 to Fedora 31

Few mounts ago I upgrade my gitlab server from Fedora 30 to Fedora 31 and faced this issue: [root@eric yum.repos.d]# yum update Last metadata expiration check: 0:03:06 ago on Sun 03 May 2020 01:46:...
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Deploy Rails app to Ubuntu 18.04 or 20.04?

I have an existing Rails app that's been sitting on an old Ubuntu 14.04 server on AWS, and I've recently moved the staging environment over to a new AWS EC2 instance running Ubuntu 18.04. I'm not a ...
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Is it really risky to upgrade from Ubuntu 10.4 to 12.04? [closed]

According to this the site process is risky: https://support.stripe.com/questions/upgrade-openssl-to-support-tls-1-2 10.04 LTS (Lucid), you will need to upgrade to at least Ubuntu 12.04 (Precise). ...
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How to upgrade RAM of current Google cloud server [closed]

I want to upgrade the RAM from 8 GB to 16 or 32 GB of my current Google cloud server without facing any IP and long down time issue.
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PosgreSQL upgrade from 9.6 to 11.6 is failing with source cluster not shutdown properly

While trying to upgrade from 9.6 to 11.6 it is failing with this below error: su - postgres -c '/usr/pgsql-11/bin/pg_upgrade -d /opt/collabnet/teamforge/var/pgsql/9.6/data -D /opt/collabnet/teamforge/...
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upgraded server from 2016 to 2019 with storage pool. Should I run Update-StoragePool to upgrade the version?

I in-place upgraded a server 2016 box with a storage pool to server 2019. Everything is running fine though the pool version is "Windows Server 2016". Should I run the Update-StoragePool command to ...
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How to force ansible apt upgrade to install new configuration files (force-confnew)

I have an Ubuntu 18 LTS host which I want to upgrade via ansible and force apt-get dist-upgrade to install any new configurations available overwriting any existing ones, as if I was there pressing ...
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Best way to migrate Ubuntu 14.04 to 18.04 on EC2

I read online that it can be achieved with sudo do-release-upgrade However I tried that and thought that the amount time spent on it will be more than what I have. Instead I thought about ...
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upgrade rudder 4.3 to 6.0

i tried to upgrade rudder 4.3 to 5.0 but nothing works.And i try upgrade rudder 4.3 to 6.0 but nothing to works. the rest does not work. My OS server is Centos 6.10 can you help me please. enter ...
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Upgrade from 16.04 to 18.04 removed my php7.0-fpm?

Upgraded from 14.04 to 16.04 went fine. Nginx was 1.9.14 on both version, then when I upgrade the server to 18.04 nginx changed to 1.14.0 which would be fine if the upgrade didn't delete the binary ...
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Can I use same name and IP in server 2016 migration?

I'm going to upgrade some servers from 2008 to 2016 clean install, the servers are domain controllers and file server, is it possible to use the same name and ip when I turn off the old server, what's ...
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Broken yum installation

I tried to update my CentOS on my server using yum update but I get the following error: Traceback (most recent call last): File "/usr/bin/yum", line 4, in <module> import yum File "/...
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Templated dict keys in ansible YAML

I am trying to use a dict in an Ansible task, which is defined like this: in vars/main.yml file: username: user1 userpass: pass1 users: "{{ username }}": pass: "{{ userpass }}" This doesn't ...
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Upgrade to SQL Server 2017 from SQL Server 2008 R2

I want upgrade my server to SQL Server 2017 from SQL Server 2008 R2(version 10.50.1600.1) but upgrade rules failed on SQL Server 2008 R2 Service Pack3 or later is required this error Installing SQL ...
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Changing architecture while upgrading (ubuntu 16lts)?

I wonder if there is a way to change architecture (from 32 to 64bits), even upgrading (or not) from 16.04lts to 18.04lts ? I've looked at do-release-upgrade and other options, but I saw nothing about ...
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Upgrade from Win 7 to WIn 10 causing slowness due to home folders on DFS share

I have my home folders pointing to DFS share. Problem started when I am trying to upgrade my windows 7 to Windows 10, it is trying to scan thousands of profiles on the DFS instead of the system local ...
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Can I schedule UpdateClusterInternal in GKE?

This upgrade policy from GCP is too aggressive for me, I only use 1 node pool with 1 single node. When the upgrade happens, my system is entirely down. Is there a way to: Disable automatic upgrade? ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 reboots every 4 weeks

Can anyone explain why my Ubuntu 18.04 server has rebooted every 28 days for last few months? I do not have unattended-upgrades configured to do so. I do have Canonical LivePatch, but this seems like ...
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When to upgrade / purchase new Server Hardware? [duplicate]

We are in the process of creating a policy on expanding/upgrading new Server hardware. My thirst is when do I need to procure/upgrade existing server hardware by monitoring hardware resources like CPU,...
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Debian - php5.6/php7.0/postconf segfault after upgrade

Today I was updating packages using apt upgrade on servers. Everything was ok, but on one I've got message that it failed to run php5.6-fpm & php7.0-fpm. And now I have in dmesg: [21986691.640266]...
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Upgrading MySQL 5.5 to 5.7 on Plesk-managed Ubuntu 14.4 [closed]

I'm trying to upgrade MySQL on my Plesk-managed Virtual Server (Ubuntu 14.4) from version 5.5 to 5.7. On the Plesk support sites and on the Internet I found the same sequence of steps. It goes like: ...
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2008 R2 server in place upgrade to server 2012 R2 essentials?

I have less than 5 users, so I'd like to go to an essentials license to get off of 2008 before eol. I see all these docs about moving changing from essentials, but I want to go to an essentials ...
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Reset colors and theming to defaults after Windows Server upgrade

For reasons too long to discuss here, we have upgraded a Windows Server 2012 VM to Windows Server 2019. We hardly ever do this, but the upgrade actually went well. However, one thing a few folks ...
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In-place upgrade of VM running 2008 R2

I'm following a Microsoft upgrade scenario to perform an in-place upgrade on a VM running Server 2008 R2. I'm trying to upgrade to Server 2012 R2. The document limitations show that "Windows Servers ...
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Upgrading an old Debian on a RAID system

I need to upgrade an old Debian 6 to the latest release: the server host mail and samba NT4 domain for a small office. Everything, including /boot partition, is inside a software raid. What is the ...
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yum upgrade gives: … conflicts between attempted installs of [32-bit package] and [64-bit package]

Our Red Hat 7.6 machines have 64-bit and 32-bit libraries installed. I am scripting an update for all of our machines to run with our post-install scripts to upgrade all of the installed packages. yum ...
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Replace packages unsupported in Ubuntu with packages from Debian

On an installation of Ubuntu 18.04, ubuntu-support-status --show-unsupported shows several unsupported packages. This is a known issue with Ubuntu that the LTS promise is only for packages in main, ...
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After a Debian 9.9 upgrade my server doesn't boot because of the disks in fstab

After a Debian 9.9 upgrade I restarted the server to load the new kernel image, Debian 4.9.168-1+deb9u5 (2019-08-11) x86_64 GNU/Linux, and it didn't boot anymore. The server has 4 ssd disks, the main ...
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Migrating Windows 2008 Foundation to new hardware

We want to migrate a Windows 2008 Foundation (HP Proliant ML110G7) to Windows 2016 Standard (Lenovo TS140) Many sites state that Windows Server should be made in steps. So first one was to upgrade to ...
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upgrading a windows 2012 R2 server or building a new windows 2016 server

We have an production VM server with Windows 2012 R2, Coldfusion 11, PHP 7, mySQL 5.5 and SmarterMail with about 30 sites on it. Our hosting company is recommending we move to a new VM with new ...
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Downgrade to previous Linux kernel or libc6 version on OpenVZ (libc6 issue)

Recently i've tried to upgrade my server OS from Ubuntu 16.04 to Ubuntu 18.10, then i've found out that i'm on OpenVZ virtualization and it's impossible and stuck in the middle. Now apt-get install/...
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How to update /etc/os-release

I installed debian buster on a server while it was the debian testing release. Now that buster is the current stable release, I've updated /etc/apt/sources.list and run apt-get update, apt-get ...
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“Can not write to queue directory” error and other sendmail issues after updating linode from Debian 8 to Stable

I followed this tutorial to upgrade my linode instance from Debian 8 to Stable. In the wake of that upgrade, I've had several errors/issues with sendmail. $ which sendmail doesn't return anything. ...
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Hyper-V is there a way to use hyper-v to upgrade all of your guest vm's in a cluster

Hyper-V is there a way to leverage hyper-v to upgrade all of your guest vm's in a cluster, not the cluster nodes but the vm's on them, like cluster os rolling upgrade. I have allot of vm's with ...
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Did not update GRUB properly when upgrading Linode instance from Debian Jessie to Stable

While following along with this tutorial, I thought I had set my boot configuration to GRUB2 (selected it in the boot options list, and got a notification that the setting changed, but you apparently ...
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Cannot upgrade Debian Jessie to Stable because of deb.sury PHP PPA

I'm attempting to upgrade my Linode Jessie instance to Stable by following this tutorial. I've upgraded my /etc/apt/sources.list file, and am up to the $ sudo apt update step. When I enter that ...
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encrypted qemu virtual machines do not start after upgrade to buster: permission denied

I'm running an encrypted qemu virtual machine on a debian host with libvirt. To setup the machine, I took the following steps: Place the encryption key in a file $secretfile placed in /etc/libvirt/...
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upgrade fedora from 29 to 30

I wanna update fedora from 29 to 30 and I used regular commands to update fedora that u can find them in fedoramagazine or other websites listed in google. but I have got an error after I entered: ...
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CentOS 6 to RHEL 8: Migrate to New Hardware then Upgrade OS -OR- Upgrade OS then Migrate to New Hardware [closed]

I have to migrate five physical servers (Dell R510) to new physical hardware (Dell R440) and, also, upgrade them from CentOS 6.2 to the latest RHEL OS. Which is the best route? Migrate the servers to ...
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CentOS 6.10 upgrade to CentOS 7.x

I have a server running CentOS release 6.10 (Final). I would like to upgrade this to latest CentOS 7.x release. To do this, when I am trying to install upgrade tools to help start with upgrade: sudo ...
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Domain Functional Level Still At Pre-Upgrade Level

I upgraded out Domain Controllers and Servers from Windows Server 2008 R2 to Windows Server 2016 via Windows Server 2012. Before the process of each jump: From Windows Server 2008 R2 to Windows ...
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upgrading mongodb from 3.6 to 4.0

I followed all the instructions on this page, and aft apt-get it says mongodb-org is already the newest version (4.0.10). but when i start it again and run mongod --version, it still says db ...
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How do I make unattended-upgrades email me every time it runs?

How do I get unattended-upgrades to email me every time it runs, even if there are no packages that need updating? When there are upgrades they are applied and I am emailed, so the configuration is ...
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Trying to upgrade RHEL 6.10 - yum errors - how to proceed [closed]

I'm trying to upgrade a Redhat 6.10 box to 7. It's a web hosting box. I have been unable to update it in a while and so as expected, upgrading wouldn't be as easy as it should be. I tried yum upgrade ...

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