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Best practices for VPS versioning

I regularly need to develop some services based on Linux, free software, and closed-source applications. I use the QEMU virtual machine as a development environment where I directly edit the files on ...
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Can't connect to SVN repos via SSH since moving to OSX 12.1

Since moving to OSX 12.1 and a new M1 laptop I can't connect to any of my SVN repos using Cornerstone. I have tried using Versions and get the same error. SmartSVN does connect ok but I don't like the ...
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Is there any tool or service for checking your server's version and detect vulnerabilities and patches? [closed]

I am looking for a tool or something like a server/control panel that can list all the infrastructure I am using and its version (i.e. Redis Server version 6.4.x). It would be useful in order to get a ...
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What are alternatives formats to pg_dump for the purpose of diff-ing schema?

We are storing pg_dump produced schema DDL in our version control. We find that comparing pg_dump ouput before/ after migration scripts are applied gives a better sense of the changes that are being ...
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How to fingerprint (euclidian distance) a filesystem on linux?

I have a large number of systems (100s) managed by a small group of people which has changed over time. Each system is installed using a base image (which has its own version which is different ...
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Will Team Foundation Version Control ignore the git folder?

I have a Visual Studio project that I am going to add to our companies TFVC. I will be doing so from inside Visual Studio. I use git from the command line while I'm developing. When I add my Visual ...
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Possible to Trigger CodeDeloy to deploy code on codeCommit Push Trigger?

I have setup a deployment of code in code-commit. I have my code present in CodeCommit. As soon as there is a code pushed to master branch, i want that master branch code to be pushed to production (...
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git cluster client setup. Push to Server A...replicate to server B...Clone server B

I would like to create a Git read/write cluster. That is clear how can I make it on server side. How replicate the commits from Server A to server B. I try to search how can I set on client side to ...
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How to add versioning support to Azure File Storage

I have a client using Azure file storage (v1) to host some binary files (images, pdfs, etc) for a web app. I'd like to add versioning support in case files get deleted or overwritten, kind of like AWS ...
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Storing saltstack server configs in version control

I currently have a few servers that are managed by saltstack, every now and then saltstack fails to deploy the new configs because of an issue somewhere and it can take a while to work out what ...
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CentOS 6.9 : Remove MySQL and Reinstall another version

My server is on CentOS 6.9, I'm using yum to install packages. My problem : I'm trying to install mysql service using this command : sudo yum install mysql-server The yum loads an incompatible ...
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How can i check software version with Ansible?

I have three linux servers and i created the ansible inventory file: [web] 192.168.0.155 192.168.0.165 192.168.0.175 And i have playbook.yml: --- - hosts: web tasks: - name: Check drinks ...
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FTP mirror with version control

Consider this: I have ftp server ABC ~30GB and thousands of directories and files I have read only user to this ftp this is not my server, I do not have access to it's administration/configuration ...
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Any way to enable Amazon S3 Versioning for existing objects?

All the information that I have read on the AWS S3 Object Versioning specifically mentions this: Objects stored in your bucket before you set the versioning state have a version ID of null. When ...
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Owncloud Version Control

is there a way to check WHO changed a file via the version control of OwnCLOUD7 ? If that is possible, could you provide me the link, which is proving that, because I havent found anything. Thanks ...
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Remote OpenWRT version control?

I'm in a slightly inconvenient scenario, where I will potentially have hundreds of remote OpenWRT devices located around the world. I will not have access to the networks in which OpenWRT connects to ...
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How can I version control a mirrored upstream repository?

I manage many servers that span multiple environments (dev, qa, staging, and production). To help manage these, we have multiple repositories on a local webserver for our applications (e.g. app_1_el6, ...
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Git fatal: unable to write new_index file

We are a web development company that is transitioning to Git. Eventually we intend to run it fully locally but at the moment we have development websites hosted on a Linux server, which is also ...
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Subversion - svnadmin dump remote url

I have Subversion repository that contains multiple projects, and now I'm trying to separate each project into it's own repository. system: # cat /etc/redhat-release Red Hat Enterprise Linux ...
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Openshift origin - jenkins connection to external servers

I was wondering is it possible to build openshift origin the way where we can provide jenkins software + connection there to our version control server (includes mercurial, subversion, git). In a ...
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SVN Commit Not Updating Files On Server

I have followed this guide http://wiki.centos.org/HowTos/Subversion and everything has worked as far as 5.3 (i can check out files). I had an existing directory "/var/www/file-manager". This ...
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Can you use Git to track changes to VirtualBox disk?

Can you track changes to a VirtualBox disk using a VCS like Git? If not what is a good way to use version control to track changes while configuring virtual servers. **I understand that git doesn't ...
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Version control for virtual disk images

Is there any existing system for efficiently tracking the version history of a virtual disk image? Essentially, I have a disk image which is used as a "template" root filesystem for testing programs. ...
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How can we force a puppet manifest and module syntax check prior to version control check-in?

I am working on deploying version control for our puppet modules and manifests. I want to enforce a workflow that requires a puppet module and manifest code check prior to a check-in of changes. This ...
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TFS on Virtual Server

Is a small Virtual Server with 2 cores (1.6GHz) and 1GB RAM capable of running a Team Foundation Server for Version Control and Building with ~5 Users? Nothing else will run on the system (except of ...
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How to structure the relationship between production scripts and version control?

I'm responsible for maintaining a series of scripts, the purpose of which is to pull data from an API once a day and update a database. When I took over this role, the scripts were stored in SVN, and ...
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Can saltstack update itself then run highstate

salt stack is being used with bit bucket. there are 2-3 of us who push updates to it occasionaly. I was wondering is there a way where salt stack can get the latests changes from bit bucket then ...
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Multi-user bzr server

I'm currently investigating whether it is possible to serve bzr in a setup similar to what gitolite does for git. This means a single unix account, with different users managed via their ssh public ...
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Puppet dynamic environments and version control [closed]

I'm looking to roll out environments for a puppet installation and wanting to get things square with version control. Before I went to implement what seemed natural in my mind I decided to do some ...
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Linux system configuration management: versioning and deployment

I'm looking for the best way (for my purposes and situation) to version system configuration files and manage deployment (ownership and mode) between just two machines (live and backup, both should be ...
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Does anyone know how to use a Bazaar repository with TeamCity?

I am using Bazaar for some projects and generally like it. I recently started looking into integrating it with TeamCity and thought it would be quite easy until I found that it wasn't supported out of ...
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Should I keep my deployment settings in a separate repository?

I'm learning Salt Stack to deploy my Python application to various stages of production on AWS. Right now I have all my source code and salt states in one big repository. Are there any practical or ...
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ESX Free: Creating clones of VMs to run concurrently as a branch version

I have ESX free (most recent version 5.X) installed on a standalone server with an internal datastore in a RAID 5 setup. The VMs will be Windows mostly with some Linux and will be dedicated to ...
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Bash files with Github [closed]

I've never saved any of my bash scripts with an extension and I've just recently pushed a bash script to Github and realized that it's not properly highlighting the correct syntax such as: comments, ...
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Using Git as a means to sync zabbix instances

So in our environment, we are using a custom build of Zabbix as a monitoring solution. We have Zabbix deployed to four different sites, and would like to ensure that the build is consistent across all ...
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Use version control for a live website [closed]

I have a live website hosted in a linux shared godaddy account. I want to start using Version Control. I also have a easyPHP localhost in my windows, where I do my development and testing. I am ...
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Syncing a directory with an SVN repository

I need to create/update/delete files in a directory (and its subdirectories) every time an SVN repo is updated. I was told this can be done writing a script which uses output from svnlook changed ...
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Automatic updating a Web site on SVN submit?

Suppose we manage a site http://example.com and its newer testing version http://new.example.com with Subversion (SVN). Would the following be a good idea: automatically update the site (http://...
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Good backup strategy for heterogeneous data consisting of images/databases/office files/svn repositories/

I'm looking for a simple on-site (i.e. not online) backup solution for our small company. Right now we have approximately 4TB of data in total, maybe adding ~500GB per year. The amount of data ...
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Git clone/pull across local network [closed]

I'm trying to clone/pull a repository in another PC using Ubuntu Quantal. I have done this on Windows before but I don't know what is the problem on ubuntu. I tried these: git clone file:////pc-name/...
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Looking for app/service to silently capture file changes in website (like SVN but automatic check-in) for auditing purposes [closed]

Here's the background to my question: A number of people deploy changes to our ASP.NET website ... designers deploy HTML and CSS changes, .NET developers deploy ASPX, DLL files, graphic designers ...
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howto structure a version control repository of sys admin scripts [closed]

I think by now all sys admins have started to amass a large collection of scripts for kinds of scenarios, user management, server builds, incident mitigation tasks, app deployment. and like most sys ...
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How to configure SVN server for my own project

I work with a team on an Android project using Eclipse IDE, We need to use a version control and we need to access the repository remotely, I have no experience using or installing servers, a little ...
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Best way of updating my (non-critical) website? [closed]

Somehow I couldn't find a related question that quite fit me. Anyway, I run a small blog. When I first started my blog it had next to no traffic, now it receives a couple hundred views per day ...
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Version control of chef nodes and roles

Is it good practice to version control the nodes and roles when using chef? If so, what is a good way to do it? It looks likes one should be able to take a tree of JSON files created using ...
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Migrate multiple svn repositories into single git repository

We want to migrate from svn to git permanently to be able to use git's better features in terms of branching and collaboration. Our current svn repository looks like this svnrepo/ frontend/ ...
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Making regular 'backups' from a remote server to a local server

We're on a university campus, and each building has it's own local network connecting directly to the main server room. In our building, we're currently working on a large multimedia project. Some ...
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How do I get the Active Directory user ID?

Firstly, I don't even know whether the "user ID" is the correct term here. The context is that I'm using VisualSVN Server to manage / administer access rights on my SVN repositories with Windows ...
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How do you apply development practices like version control, testing and continuous integration/deployment to system administration?

Imagine you're going to manage a number of servers with a number of different services that's used by a number of people. Now say you want to reconfigure or replace some software on one of those ...
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How can I share a live BZR repository with multiple users?

I'm not sure how best to ask this question. Over several years I've developed my way into a corner and need to figure some things out. I almost certainly haven't been following best practices up until ...
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