Questions tagged [migration]

Migrating an installation to new hardware. See also /cloning

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xfce swap command and control keys

What is the equivalent of this in Debian XFCE?: Go into System -> Preferences -> Keyboard Click on the "Layouts" tab and then click the "Layout Options" button. Click on "Alt/Win key ...
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Is is possible to copy a running process between machines?

To the best of my understanding, all linux process are actually files, is it possible to copy a running process from one machine to another? for example - copy a running tomcat server from one ...
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Migrate LDAP from one machine to another

My current task is to migrate the content from one machine (source) to another (target). Both machines are identical. One is heavily used and the other is clean. I already have all the files that are ...
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Centos 7 - Recover mysql db from data files .frm and .ibd

I have migrated my operating system from Windows to Centos 7 without getting backup of mysql through mysqldump. Now I have mysql data files .frm and .ibd . I want to migrate them How can I migrate ...
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Migrate from thunderbird to sylpheed while preserving folder structure

Is there an automatic way migrate a thunderbird mailbox to sylpheed while preserving the folder structure. I tried the importexport extension for thunderbird and got a directory with multiple mbox ...
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Migrate Debian from one disc to another

I bought new computer with Win 10 pre-installed. I installed Debian on a new partition (same disc) and everything went well. But now I added new disc and I would like to move Debian to this disk. Is ...
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Pacemaker: migrate resource without adding a “prefer” line in config

Using pacemaker in a 2 nodes master/slave configuration. In order to perform some tests, we want to switch the master role from node1 to node2, and vice-versa. For instance if the current master is ...
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Broken LVM Physical volume after resizing partition

I bought a new larger SSD to replace my old one. The old one has 3 partitions, 2 for booting and a third (last) one with LVM2 on LUKS. I did the following to migrate: dd the contents of the old drive ...
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Xen: Migrating LVM-based machines from Xen Opensource to Xen Cloud Platform

we have several LVM-based VMs running on a Xen Opensource host. "LVM-based", in our case, means that there's a LVM volume for the root partition and another volume for the swap partition. The kernel ...
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How to configure a Fault Tolerance System in CentOS 6.0

I want to implement the fault tolerance in a CentOS environment. EDIT Scenario: Two different systems connected via network having CentOS 6.0. What I want: Now I want to setup Fault Tolerance in ...
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Renaming in /etc/fstab

I have a question about a disk which is almost full in my Ubuntu server. $ df -Th /dev/sdc ext4 1008G 884G 73G 93% /mnt /dev/sdd1 ext4 1.5T 69M 1.5T 1% /newmnt Web application storage : /mnt/...
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Migration from a HDD to a SSD

I recently bought a 240GB SSD. Before that, the system (Elementary OS Loki) was installed on a 1TB HDD, consuming 512Gb. My idea would be to leave the user's folder on the HDD, which consumes lots of ...
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Case-insensitive file system for production server?

The initial situation looks like this: The corporate software is PHP-based. It is delivered by Apache 2 on a Windows 2003 Server. It is big. It is a legacy of rather unprofessional developers who did ...
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Getting new server. How do I move everything over? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Moving linux install to a new computer I finally have my current server stable and running good though it is a bit slow (AMD 2400+ 2 GB RAM). I am running Ubuntu 11.4. I don'...
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Vps to dedicate server, migrate with dd [closed]

I have to migrate a VPS (on OVH) to a dedicated server. I plan to do this with dd over netcat. boot two server on rescue mod, copy sda from vps to dedicated ( optional extend partition ) reboot ! In ...
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How to migrate partitions/file systems/swap to a new drive without any data using a shell script?

Wishing to replace the system drive with near identical sized new and fresh SSD, or even a larger one, leaves me with a puzzle. dd is great and I can't use that bit-by-bit copy technique f.e. because ...
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Old HDD with arch linux on new machine won't boot

I had an old machine whose PSU crapped out. So I took whatever I could salvage (i.e. RAM, gfx card and the HDD which still had my arch installation) and merged it into a new machine. When I try to ...
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How to copy all my XFCE settings between a desktop machine and a laptop?

Does anyone know how I can copy my customizations of XFCE's settings plus its appearance to another machine? The settings for appearance/design, panels, keyboard shortcuts and geany are not there yet,...
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How to clone Ubuntu 18.04 LTS from HDD to SSD?

I have Ubuntu 18.04 LTS installed on a 1000 GB HDD /dev/sda (93% free space) on my laptop: /dev/sda1 -> 512M - vfat - EFI System Partition /dev/sda2 -> 732M - ext4 - Linux ...
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Migrating from Funtoo to Gentoo on a running system

I have a Funtoo system now, but want to migrate (back) to Gentoo. If possible keeping a usable system during the installation (not rebuilding from scratch using a live CD). Both systems should be ~...
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Is filename in SFTP encrypted?

Making data migration (Debian OS) from one server to another, is SFTP (Ftp with SSH) fully encrypted ? Data with file names ?
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How to migrate a Docker image with all its parent layers to another machine?

I have a Docker box where I build my images. I would like to migrate the images to another machine but I would like to also have all the layers of the images available on that new machine. The ...
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Centos 7 - migrate standard root partition to LVM

I would like to migrate standard root partitions (Centos 7 with xfs filesystem) to the LVM partition, unfortunately every attempt fails and after reboot the system won't start (I suspect problem with ...
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Migrating Linux to new system

I read a couple posts about migrating Linux from one PC to another PC and my understanding is that Linux will just move and work without issue. Based on my changes this should be true. I am waiting ...
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Migrate from Linux Mint to OS X [closed]

So my trusty Linux box died after 10 years of faithful service. The memorial will be Friday afternoon. Anyway, I am moving to a Mac (lesser of two evils - a Win 10 machine was the other option), and ...
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Migrate Centos 6 to Fedora 25

I have a VPS server running Centos 6. Since this is quite old I would like to upgrade it to Fedora 25, preferrably without installing everything new from scratch. Is this possible somehow? While ...
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Migrate service and IP address from one pc to another, so that the other pc takes the place of the first but also retains its original IP

I have a Cubieboard on 192.168.20.10 which serves as a DNS-server. I also have now a new, somewhat bigger PC on 192.168.20.20 which is now hosting some services, but not DNS. I want to move the DNS ...
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Migrating RHEL 6.x from Local Disk To SAN Disk

I am running RHEL 6.x in my production and booting from local disk which is actually RAID 1 configured from BIOS. (IBM Blade Center H) I wish to migrate this to SAN disk and perform SAN booting. This ...
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Transfer 2 drive raid0 / lvm2 system to new drive pair

I have a multi-boot, multi-drive system that I want to transfer onto 2 bigger drives. Currently pc has 2x1TB drives with Fedora 19 running, using RAID0 drive mirroring, with LVM2 on top of the md. I ...
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Debian migration from i386 to amd64 arch

I have a Debian Wheezy i386 machine, and I have to migrate all packages to another machine with Wheezy amd64. I tried to select all packages with dpkg --get-selections, but there are many libraries ...
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Migrated CVS to new server - but where have the branches and versions gone?

I tar'd the repository folder (including the CVSROOT) and copied it to the new server, then un-tarred it. When I connect to CVS via Eclipse, I can get the sourcecode, however the server is not ...
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Moving linux install to a new computer

I know that it can, in some circumstances, be difficult to move a Windows installation from one computer to another (physically move the hard drive), but how does that work on linux? Aren't most of ...
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Is it Safe to Transfer SSD to Another Computer?

I am going on a trip (bus) and I will not be bringing my computer. However, I would like the comfort of my Linux operating system the way I like it, with my programs and files. I was wondering if it ...
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How to measure Down time for VM migration

I am using KVM with virt-manager to migrate the virtual machines from one system to another. VM Migraiton is successfully done and migration time is measured correctly. Now, I am stuck for how to ...
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KVM to Ovirt VM migration

I installed ovirt on a machine that was already hosting KVM virtual machines. I am now trying to migrate those VMs over to RHEV format, but I am receiving SASL authentication errors using virt-v2v. I ...
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Removing hard drive mounted to /home

I have a mini home server running Debian 8.7 that during the initial installation had a 1tb hard drive mounted to / and a 60gb ssd mounted to /home. I would now like to remove the ssd for use in ...
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How do I migrate configuration between computers with different hardware?

I want to migrate the configuration of an Ubuntu desktop to a new box with different hardware. What is the easiest way to do this? /etc/ contains machine and hardware specific settings so I can't just ...
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Migrate from Ubuntu to Debian and take the application data along

I am thinking of switching to Debian from Ubuntu, for various reasons, moving towards a more free software supporting system being one of them. (GNU.org mentions that we can choose to keep Debian ...
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How can I get a full list of software installed on a non-functioning system, from its disk mounted on a new one?

My motherboard suddenly died, but it was an old machine(running natty). So I put together a new Ubuntu system with a clean 14.04 install (same username) and mounted the old drive (with the full ...
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Can I copy a kernel changes to a new machine?

In order to install ORACLE database on Fedora, I had to make A LOT of changes in fedora... How can I copy all those changes and install them on my new fedora installation ? Or is it even possible to ...
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Migrate “Contact lists” from Thunderbird to Evolution

I successfully migrated from Thunderbird to Evolution, including all my contacts. However, the "Contact lists" or "Mailing lists" I created in Thunderbird have not migrated. By "Contact lists" or "...
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How do I move and run a linux container on a new host?

What is the correct procedure to move a Linux container to a new host? Here is what I have done without success: Compress directory containing linux container: sudo tar -cjf sample_container.tar....
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Moving from one hard drive to another

I'm running Arch on a laptop and I fell into a really nice newer hard drive. I'd like to move over to the new drive, but I'm not sure what the safest/smartest way to move from one hard drive to ...
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Migrate LVM with MDADM underneath

Ok, so this has been fun to diagnose but I've learned a bit about LVM and brushed up on my MDADM, so overall not a bad day! What I'm trying to accomplish is migrate 2 external enclosures with ...
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mentor graphics pads alternative

Windows only SW: mentor graphics pads I want to move from Windows to linux, but I need this kind of SW for my work. I know some alternatives with similar functionality exist, for example KiCad, but ...
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How to migrate from IMAP dovecot 2.0,19 to 2.2.22 easy and clean?

I need to move, make exact copy from one dovecot server v.2.0.19 on Ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS to another server, dovecot 2.2.22 running on Ubuntu 16.04.1 LTS. The task is everything to be as smooth as ...
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What factors contribute to the expense of migrating to Linux? [closed]

People have various reasons(... and more reasons) to use Linux: Freedom Reliability Stability Security Commercial support But the question of cost is usually put aside, although Linux ...
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Remounting /home from other partition on new install without copying

I'm using Linux Mint 17.3 and have created a new smaller disk with Mint 18. Now my plan is to mount the old partition from /mountpoint/oldroot/home/ into /home on the new system. So I create all 3 ...
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Migrating mail to a new server using OfflineIMAP - dot folders not copied

I am trying to migrate mails from a server to a new server using OfflineIMAP. My config looks like: [general] accounts = TestAccount ui = noninteractive.Basic [Account TestAccount] localrepository =...
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100% CPU utilisation and hang after virsh migrate

I've been experimenting with ZFS + DRBD + live migration (I want to understand it well enough to write my own automation scripts before I start playing with ganeti again, and then openstack cinder). ...