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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 ...

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How to upgrade a package in Debian 8?

I'm using a docker image that comes with Debian 8 (jessie). I'm trying to upgrade curl package to the latest (7.58) from 7.38. Running apt-cache showpkg curl shows that 7.38 is the latest version, ...
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Upgrade Centos 6 to Centos 7 using ssh

I have a server with the latest version of centos6 and want to upgrade it to centos7. I read some articles that almost all of them using PreUpgrade Assistant and redhat-upgrade-tool that need a ...
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How to perform a safe upgrade of Windows Server 2008 R2 (production) to Server 2012 R2?

I am new to server administration. I need to upgrade the windows server 2008 R2 to 2012 R2. Since windows server 2008 is a production server, I am afraid to do the in-place upgrade. Basically I need ...
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How up upgrade Windows 10 v1511 to v1607?

I'm trying to replicate a bug that is happening on a client's machine to a local VM. Their machine is running Windows 10 v1607. I have a ISO containing v1511. Is there a way to upgrade that version ...
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how to create an almighty restore point in centos 7

I have recently been entrusted to optimize our linux servers at work, they are hp proliant servers running centos 7, the job involves implementing some of the tips from HP and Redhat manuals, giving ...
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Multi VPS: Best practice for semi-automated upgrades?

I've got many virtual private servers, each needing some apt-get upgrade -y lovin' from time to time. (Ubuntu 18.04) Problems I face: I don't have time to upgrade each one manually. I don't want to ...
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Upgrading Database on a 2016 SQL Always On Cluster

We have a SQL Always On cluster with a few databases and planning to upgrade a web content management system (Kentico) which in turn upgrade one of the databases. We also have a couple of web ...
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How to document a strategy for upgrading commercial software?

We haven't upgraded our RDBMS or server OS for nearly a decade. Another mission-critical software package is nearing two decades old and has been unsupported by its vendor for much of that time. Some ...
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Inventorying Emailing Software

My company has recently decided to update our mail server and I've been tasked with inventorying all of our applications that use the existing server to send email so that we know which systems we ...
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Upgrading Windows Server 2008 R2 to 2016 sequentially

Our goal is to upgrade a machine from Windows Server (WS) 2008 R2 to WS 2016. For now, we don't want to perform a clean-install to the server OS. But according to Microsoft documentation, there is no ...
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Xen pool upgrade from 6.5 to 7.6

We are running a XenServer pool on an IBM BladeCenter S with 4 HS22 blades installed. 3 of the blades are in a pool and the fourth not. The blades have no internal storage and all get it from the ...
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Quick php upgrade on nginx webserver

I need to do a php version upgrade on clients production server. (current is 7.0 need to upgrade to 7.2). Since this is production environment, I need as little downtime as possible. What would be the ...
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error during upgrade windows 2003 to 2008 - stop at 77%

I want upgrade windows 2003 server 32bit to 2008 , after all successful steps , in last step freeze at 77% , I check the log and something like this : 2018-09-23 17:25:53, Error CSI ...
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Update PHP 5.3 to PHP 5.6 on Debian Squeeze

I wonder if anybody has successfully updated PHP 5.3 to PHP 5.6 yet on Debian squeeze and would kindly share how this can be done. My server's current system is running since 7+ years. Debian GNU/...
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Upgrade postgresql from 9.4.8 to 9.5 in Ubuntu 16.04

I have a Ubuntu 16.04 server that requires PostgreSQL 9.5. The server has Postgresql 9.4.8. When I performed: apt-get update and apt-get upgrade I see that the following packages will be upgraded:...
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Ubuntu upgrade to 18.04 setrlimit, getrlimit & ssh_sandbox_child causing sshd to not work

I am performing a do-release-upgrade from a fresh install of Ubuntu 16.04 to 18.04 on a VM. After the upgrade I could no longer access via port 22. Trying again I installed drop bear prior to ...
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Upgrade software through group policy for software not installed originally by GP

We are upgrading to v12 of NitroPDF. We are licensed for about half of our total computers. Some of our computers have v10 and some have v11. Nitro provides a tool to create the MST file with all of ...
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unattended-upgrades doesn't find any upgrade despite correct Allowed Origins

I'm running a server under Ubuntu 16.04 and am trying to find a way to manually launch all the available security upgrades when I want to. I found numerous posts about unattended-upgrades, however it ...
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how to add every package to Package-Blacklist of Unattended-Upgrade?

I'm trying to figure out how to add every my installed packages to Package-Blacklist of Unattended-Upgrade, Ubuntu. I already tried *, but it doesn't work. just occurred an error. Unattended-...
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I upgraded to Ubuntu Bionic on our server but it asks me to upgrade to Xenial?

Welcome to Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (GNU/Linux 4.15.0-15-generic x86_64) * Meltdown, Spectre and Ubuntu: What are the attack vectors, how the fixes work, and everything else you need to know - https://...
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Upgrading LAMP on CentOS 6.2 Errors

I have been trying to upgrade an old CentOS 6.2 server (x64) to support updates for a Drupal/CiviCRM website I have inherited. I tried to follow this guide but keep ending up getting the following ...
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How to solve CentOS 7 dependency problems when upgrading to PHP 7.2.3

I am trying to upgrade PHP form 5.4.16 to 7.2.3 on a CentOS 7.4 server running HTTP 2.4.6. I get these dependency alerts on this command: yum install php70w php70w-fpm php70w-cli php70w-common ...
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Access denied for all users after MariaDb upgrade

I discovered this morning that MariaDb had been removed from my server in the process of upgrading from FreeBSD 10.3 to 11.1. After getting the database engine reinstalled, and resolving the problems ...
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Confused about nginx version number

I'm administrating an Ubuntu 14 server. When I type nginx -v in bash, I get nginx version: nginx/1.4.6 (Ubuntu). According to nginx.org, the latest stable version appears to be 1.13.9, not 1.4.6. ...
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Zimbra upgrade from 8.0.6 to 8.8.6

I just inherited a old single-server Zimbra 8.0.6 installation running on 64-bit CentOS 6.5. Being both the OS and Zimbra so old, I plan to update at the next maintenance window. However I would like ...
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Server RAM Ranks

I would like to equip my ProLiant DL380 Gen9 (2xE5-2680 v4) with more RAM. My plan was to have a total of 768GB (24x32GB R4). According to HP configurator, however, the clock rate drops to 1600 mhz ...
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Debian Unattended Upgrades Doesn't Upgrade

I need my VMs to perform upgrades automatically and unattended-upgrades seemed to be the correct tool. It is installed along with apticron, which looks to be functioning correctly based on entries in ...
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How to upgrade Python 2.7.x version to the newest version 2.7.14?

Can anyone give some advice how to upgrade 2.7.X version of python to the 2.7.14 version? I've tried to upgrade my current version(2.7.9) from the source code with the following steps: wget -c https:/...
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safely upgrade glibc on CentOS 7

I've tried a python application on my CentOS machine and it gives me the following error: ImportError: /usr/lib64/libc.so.6: version `GLIBC_2.18' not found (required by /tmp/_MEI2BYIr4/libstdc++.so.6)...
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problems applying SQL Server 2014 SP2 CU9 to SQL Server 2014 SP2 server instance

Am trying to install the SQL Server 2014 Service Pack 2 Cumulative Update (CU) 9 KB4055557 to a server I just upgraded to SP2. The server version is (taken from managment log): Microsoft SQL ...
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Ubuntu Server stuck at 15.04 and cannot upgrade

I have tried to upgrade to 16.04 using do-release-upgrade but ended up with error An upgrade from 'vivid' to 'xenial' is not supported with this tool. Google search result suggests to use do-release-...
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Ubuntu server not booting upgraded kernel

I’ve just installed the linux kernel 4.4 on Ubuntu server 16.04, which initially was 14.04 running kernel version 2.6 (but was then upgraded to 16.04 and of course when you do this, the kernel isn’t ...
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salt pkg.upgrade misses some updates

If I execute apt upgrade several packages will be found: # apt upgrade The following NEW packages will be installed: linux-headers-4.4.0-109 linux-headers-4.4.0-109-generic linux-image-4.4.0-109-...
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Is it save to Upgrade a lamp-stack without losing configurations?

I am rather new to the whole Server Administration thing. I am currently running a CentOS 7 Server with the following lamp-stack versions: Apache(httpd) - 2.4.6 (CentOS) php - 7.1.12 (IUS) MariaDB - ...
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Windows Server Essentials 2016 to Standard upgrade

We installed Server Essentials 2016. Essentials requires the server to be DC. We don't use the domain, we only use it as a file server. Can we do an in-place update to Server Standard R2 and not use a ...
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How to upgrade Debian 5 to Debian 9

I inherited a Debian 5 VM on a XEN host that I have to upgrade to Debian 9 and transfer on a HyperV host. The VM is a Debian 5.0.5 with a 2.6.32-5-686-bigmem kernel. Apache is version 2.2.9 PHP is ...
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dpkg: error processing package libc-bin

When I run sudo apt-get upgrade, I get: /usr/lib/i386-linux-gnu: Bus error (core dumped) dpkg: error processing package libc-bin (--configure): subprocess installed post-installation script ...
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In a Server migration / move, Do I need to rename my Windows Server name if I change the Server name to Alias (CNAME) my new Server?

Hi I have an existing and new server that are part of a windows domain. I want to redirect network traffic to the new server and keep the existing one online short-term then offline it after a few ...
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No network after Windows Server upgrade

Last night I started upgrading a server from Windows Server 2008 R2 to Windows Server 2012 R2. This morning checking if everything went well, the network card says "unidentified network" and "no ...
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After CentOS 7.4 upgrade samba panic

Hi we're running a Samba server 4.6.2 with Microsoft Active Directory integration. After upgrading CentOS 7.3 to version 7.4 our Samba server started throwing errors. Some users are unable to copy ...
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Is version 17.06.2 of docker compatible with 1.12.6?

I have an old docker release having version 1.12.6. Is it safe to upgrade it to the current version? At the moment it's 17.06.2 that can be found in docker-ce deb package. I'm on Ubuntu 16.04 and It's ...
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Upgrade Nginx behind cloudflare to http2. To do or not?

I am running nginx version: 1.12.1 behind a CloudFlare machine. The CloudFlare front is http2 enabled. I was wondering if it’s a good idea to upgrade to Nginx 1.9.5 that supports http2 ?. The cost ...
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Vista to windows 7 upgrade [closed]

I am planning to upgrade from Windows vista business to windows 7 home. Can I perform a format on the system disk, boot from the installation DVD, and install the OS on it with it still having a valid ...
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Upgrading Windows Server 2003 R2 Enterprise (32bit)

We have a couple of vm servers still running Windows Server 2003 R2 Enterprise 32bit. There are many vulnerabilities and some of the ways of fixing the problem will be upgrading to a higher version of ...
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After dist-upgrade form 12.04 to 14.04 imagick not loaded

After my dist-upgrade of Ubuntu Server form 12.04 LTS to 14.04 LTS, the module ImageMagick won't load anymore. I get every 30 minutes an alter email with the following : PHP Warning: PHP Startup: ...
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how do I upgrade centos 6 to centos 7 [closed]

How do I upgrade a CentOS6.9 virtual machine to CentOS7? I tried doing a yum -y update but that did not do it for me. I would appreciate if anyone could share a procedure with me.
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What's the correct way to force RPM erase & Install instead of upgrade?

I have an RPM whose software recently had its database schema completely redesigned. The current version (We'll call it B.0) is incompatible with older versions of the database schema. Fortunately ...
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postfix newaliases - mysql does not support bulk-mode creation

As the title implies, I am getting this error whenever I am trying to run newaliases. First, a bit of explanation. I was trying to do an upgrade on my debian server from jessie to stretch, and I ...
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Cannot upgrade pyhon-html5lib

on my Ubuntu 14.04 LTS when I run: dpkg -l python-html5lib I'm receiving: ||/ Name Version Architecture Description +++-====...
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Upgrade domain controller from Server 2008 R2 Enterprise to Server 2016 Enterprise

Our organization (high school) is looking to upgrade our Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise server virtual host, hosting a 2008 R2 domain controller VM, and a 2008 R2 print server VM, to Server 2016 ...