Deployment is the process of loading operating systems, drivers, files and programs to systems for end users.

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Remove all volumes from all connected disks - Diskpart

How can I remove all volumes from the hard drives in a WinPE environment using Diskpart through Powershell or WMIC calls? The WinPE image will be injected with the required packages using DISM ...
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How to manage MySQL credentials of production server?

I have a simple Django application that needs to use a MySQL database. There is a file settings.py which contains a plain Python dictionary where I have to enter the MySQL credentials, it looks like ...
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MDT 2013 Windows 7 Deployment randomly does not complete

We have an MDT 2013 SP1 deployment sequence set up for Windows 7 and a range of various laptop models. The issue I am about to describe seems to happen randomly on various models. The task sequence ...
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Deploy driver DLL with SCCM 2007

I frequently deploy executable packages with System Center Configuration Manager 2007. How can I deploy driver DLLs in the same fashion? I need to to install the Google USB Driver in a computer lab ...
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Activate Excel Add-Ins as part of Deployment?

I am using the office customization tool to create an unattended installation file for Microsoft Office 2010 pro plus. I have everything setup as I like, except that I need the excel add-ins activated ...
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Need help to Deploy Windows7 image in a workgroup

I am maintaining a windows 7 workgroup of around 50 PC's (in one room, and multiple rooms like this) in an educational institute. All hardware platforms are identical. No server. all in one workgroup ...
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Learning about Windows Deployment [closed]

I'm searching for a course, how to learn the most out of Windows Deployment. I've asked a couple of questions here about specific actions in this technology, but this isn't really effective if I had ...
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How do i skip the Personalize page (color & computername) during unattended Windows 8 setup?

i'm currently setting up an unattended Windows 8 setup but i'm stumbling upon the Personalize page which i can't skip. My unattend file looks like below. Guess the interesting part should be in the ...
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Saltstack best practices documentation clarification

To be clear, I am not asking for the "best way" to use saltstack. I understand that there are tons of ways to use saltstack, and what works for you, works. My question is specifically about the best ...
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Automatically apply .dmg file from bootable USB to local disk

I have succesfully created a Yosemite package containing Microsoft Office, using AutoDMG. The .dmg file also successfully applies to the disk via the recovery partition on the USB drive. The thing is, ...
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Deploying Win 7 prompts for password change

So I am deploying Windows 7 through WDS. I have made a golden image, launched sysprep jumped back into audit mode and deleted the default User account so that it is clean. Then generalised it and ...
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Avoid “rm” in makefile

I have a question concerning a line in a Makefile. I have a target to "clean" my locally installed test/staging-server. Currently it looks like this: clean: rm -rf $(LOCAL_SERVER_PATH)/* As ...
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How do I create an unattended Windows 8.1 install for building “throwaway” test VMs?

I do a lot of software development as a hobby, and in order to test changes, reproduce bugs, etc, I find that I frequently need a clean Windows environment to run my tests. I can fire up a VM in ...
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Deploying MS Office 2013/Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5.2 By Using MDT

I am finishing my MDT setup to use my image on WDS, but I have issues with MS Office 2013/Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5.2. deployment. To play it safe can someone offer me some step by step or general ...
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DISM: The system cannot find the file specified

Trying to mount a wim image to add drivers. I keep getting the following error: PS C:\Users\Administrator> DISM /MOUNT-WIM /WIMFILE:C:\RemoteInstall\Boot\x64\Images\boot-(4).wim /INDEX:1 ...
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Install Windows 8.1 to 20 laptops using MDT 2013, never done it before

I just got the unfortunate job of pushing updating 20 laptops with new images. They are all identical ACER V models that require an identical Windows 8.1 image with a bunch of software. Instead of ...
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Is there anyway to xcopy just changed or new files?

I am trying to deploy a website from my desktop to my webserver and so right now I am doing this: xcopy C:\source X:\destination /s My desktop is a Windows XP machine and I need to copy to a ...
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Linux software/application deployment tool like docker?

Docker is great. It allows me to quickly run a web application without having to configure my OS to become a host. I use an OpenVZ VPS so I cannot use docker. OpenVZ is a container itself, ideally I ...
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UNIX Command to Determine Mac OS Version on a Specific HD

(For some reason, the DeployStudio forums aren't accepting new members at the moment, so I'm hoping you folks can help me out) I'm in the midst of exploring using DeployStudio for a series of test ...
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handle.exe: Error closing handler: A

I'm working with Azure WebSites with git deployment and I want to use handler.exe to unlock my web.config file every deployment. For this reason, I've modified the default deploy.cmd file, adding ...
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Building programs with Scons

I am working on learning how to deploy my applications, I've recently used autotools. ./configure, make, make install I'd like to use scons but reading the documentation they go over so much but I ...
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Deploying Kudu on a server

I have setup a copy of Kudu on my local dev machine, and it works fine providing I run it from Visual Studio as Administrator I would now like to deploy it to our public UAT server so we can use it ...
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Phing - Alternative to fetching files using scp's fetch attribute using filesets

I have a Phing task like this: <scp host="myserver" fetch="true" todir="backup"> <fileset dir="upload" > <include name="**" /> </fileset> </scp> ...which ...
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How to install Dell T3500 RAID Drivers via unattend.xml?

I work for a medium sized company and, due to the recent XP phaseout, we're rolling out Windows 7 on newer machines throughout the company. Unfortunately, we've had problems doing so as the computers ...
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AutoLogin in Answer File

I am trying to get passed the creation of the account with an answer file when loading an image on another machine. I have: <component name="Microsoft-Windows-Shell-Setup" ...
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Need Help or Tips on Creating Multiple Copies of the Identical Windows 7 “Client” Systems

I need to create multiple copies of the same computer system, based on identical PCs with identical components, except network interface MAC IDs and serial numbers, which in the end will differ only ...
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How to add disk partition wizard in MDT 2013?

I have a deployment share in MDT 2013, and only use it to install Windows 7 on both new and old PC's and only from a USB drive (offline media). Is it possible to add a step in a task sequence, so the ...
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Host openVPN server on public machine or private

I have several VPS's, the office server (static IP, but not listed on any DNS), and 2 road warriors. All of these machines ultimately want resources on the office server (maybe occassionally road ...
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Ansible/deployment: how to coordinate actions running in sequence on different servers?

Would anyone know how to create an Ansible playbook to run the following actions in the right order? Stop Tomcat on the application servers Update the database on the database server Update the ...
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Elastic beanstalk Rails - defaults to production environment even if I set staging environment

I am trying to bring up a staging instance of rails applciation using elastic beanstalk. I followed the documentation and did the following : eb init --environment staging eb start --environment ...
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Setting keyboard and regional settings from boxstarter

How do I change the change the keyboard and regional settings using a Boxstarter script? Is it possible to do it without resorting to a powershell script?
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Is it possible to deploy Internet Explorer 11 (IE11) via WSUS 3.0 SP2?

Internet Explorer 11 is not listed in WSUS, nor can I find the installer on http://catalog.update.microsoft.com/v7/site/Search.aspx?q=Internet+Explorer+11. There's plenty of updates, but not the ...
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Install WAIK installation images over PXE

I setup a PXE Server and use it to serve some tools and live systems over the network (Setup with Debian Wheezy, tftpd-hpa, isc-dhcpd and nfs-kernel-server) and would like to deploy Windows ...
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Software wont deploy, but GPO gets applied and MSI is installable manually

DC: WinServer2012, Client: XP Hi there, i have a problem getting a GPO install to work. I created a MSI thats hosted in a network share: \\server\Deployment\xxx\xxx.msi when i log on to a computer ...
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VPS set up to serve php and rails

I have a VPS with centOS that we currently use for serving php apps with apache. Now I also want to serve rails app from there. Either I can use phusion-passenger or I can do a separate unicorn and ...
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disable notepad++ updates on install or through script - Windows 7

I deploy notepad++ to several computer labs where end users don't have administrative rights. I am able to deploy the software, but I need to turn off automatic updates so they aren't getting popups ...
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WIM master image with a user session in OOBE

Is it normal (no deployment problems like: drivers compatibility...) to capture a Master image from a computer with a user session created (bypassed OOBE) and use it for later deployments on other PCs ...
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ssh automation deploy user www-data or other user

We have our project on /var/www and it is owned by user www-data. I would like to create an automation for deploy so I do: Connect through SSH as user www-data Navigate to /var/www/somefolder ...
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In Docker, how to work with multiple test/prod build configurations

We're evaluating Docker for use in deploying our apps. What we've been unable to gleen from the Interwebs so far is how we would deal with the different runtime environments we use at our company. ...
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Sysprepped image will not complete setup

I'm having a problem installing/setting up an image. Background: I've created a Windows 7 Enterprise image (i.e. installed OS, installed applications, configured settings, etc.). Then I sysprepped ...
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Backup Multiple Networked Computer's Hard Drives, As Images, And All To A Single Server?

Is it possible to backup several networked PCs hard drive's as images, and save the images to a server PC at the same time? I know that it's usual to dump one image to all PCs on the network, this is ...
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Jenkins realtime console output for parallel threaded fabric command

We have a Python fabric command that runs in parallel across several hosts, something like this: $ fab --hosts=prod1.server,prod2.server,prod3.server --parallel copy_cache This will copy cache to ...
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Is it possible to produce a pre-patched Win7 WIM image using MDT deployment Workbench only?

Is it possible to produce a pre-patched Win7 WIM image using MDT deployment Workbench only? Presently, I'm using dism command line tool in order to pre-patch the WIM images with the downloaded ...
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msiexec: Silent deploy website to IIS

I need to silently install an msi that deploys a web application to IIS, but have been getting this error message. Error 1314. The specified path 'Default Web Site/ROOT/someVirtual' is ...
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How To Re-install FreeLoader For Restored ReactOS Installation?

With Windows if you want to backup and restore (or deploy) you use the deployment tools to create a .wim image of the operating system, then write the image to the desired computer's drive, and then ...
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Best deployment method for IIS [closed]

i have a dedicated server running windows server 2012, and i'm not very familiar whit iis, and i want to get a way to have my web site on a git repository and make deployment to the iss server, but i ...
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Automate Win8 network and sharing settings

I am trying to create a unattended DVD installation of Windows 8, but I can't seem to find a solution do this. What I'm looking for are to have the same settings on the Network and Sharing Center, to ...
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How can I turn off flash fill automatically in Excel 2013?

Flash fill breaks a lot of things in older excel documents. It causes maddeningly slow transfers from cell to cell after updating. I am trying to find a way to turn off "flash fill" in Excel 2013 ...
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Click Once release channels and roll out features?

We're currently using ClickOnce to deploy our Windows Form application. We're investigating the possibilities to use multiple release channels, such as Stable and Beta and the possibility to only ...
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Sysprep WITHOUT creating new user

I have install a ghost server and i would like to deploy many Windows 7 64 bits. Before creating the master i must sysprep it but i would like to know how to sysprering without create a new user after ...