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Questions tagged [migration]

Migration specifies 1) the process of moving information between different data formats or 2) the process of moving an existing user environment to a different system, for example when switching operating systems

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Should I manually copy my Recovery partition after migrating OS?

I have migrated my OS to a new hard drive. My old hard drive has 3 partitions: The Main partition "System Reserved" partition "Recovery" partition However, the one named "Recovery" did not get ...
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How to migrate a laptop Windows 10 boot partition to an external USB drive

Is it possible to clone (migrate) a laptop Windows 10 boot partition (no way to diconnect the drive) to an external USB drive and then boot Windows from the external drive? I've looked over the ...
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Linux Software RAID - Migrate from disk device to a partition

I have two 8TB disks configured as RAID1 using mdadm on Ubuntu 18.04 server. They way I created software RAID was on the whole device - /dev/sdb and /dev/sdc - instead of the partition such as /dev/...
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macOS Mojave:Trying (and failing) to do manual mail migration

My Mac (MacBookPro 2012) was getting clunkier and clunkier. I backed the whole think up with Carbon Copy Cloner, and then did a clean Mojave install. I tried the following: Renamed "Mail" folder in ...
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Did have a risk of corruption to my disk when i migrate it

I tried to copy my current disk SSHD 1 To onto a SSD 1 To. Both of them are configured in GPT. I do the first section of this site https://www.partitionwizard.com/help/migrate-os-to-ssd-hd.html ...
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From where PDF files got “Created-By” & “Modified-BY” fields

I am moving some of our PDF files from a windows server 2012 file share, to sharepoint online's document library. but i have found that some PDF will have their created-by and modified-by wrongly ...
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Why PDFs files stored inside our windows server 2012 file share, have conflict & multiple properties to store who created and modified it

I am asking this question, as i wanted to migrate some files from our windows server 2012 file share to sharepoint online document library. and i used one of the best migration tools to migrate the ...
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Migrating from Zimbra to Google G-Suite for Email Hosting

So, we have a server running Ubuntu 10.10 that hosts our Zimbra email server. I would like to move away from using Zimbra and I think the best option for the company I work for would be a hosted ...
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Apple-Mail: Migrating offline IMAP account contents to new server

Scenario: The old IMAP Server is no longer reachable. There's one Mac that has had access to all company accounts and holds copies of all emails, fully sync until the minute the old mail servers have ...
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I have i3-7100 ,12gb ram , 3tb hdd and a 120gb ssd

Okay so I have i3-7100 ,12gb ram , 3tb hdd and a 120gb ssd I wanna migrate my os to my ssd ,but for some reason my os is 1.7Tb lol https://gyazo.com/e8181ef47abcc70db85292ada8bb3fb3 and my sdd is ...
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Migrating Synology Cloud Station Server to another disk

I only use one drive in my Synology NAS (please do not comment on that). I want to exchange that drive with a bigger one. I did put the bigger one in as additional drive. I could not set to RAID 1 to ...
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How to export postfixadmin virtual domain and import another postfixadmin?

Our company has old postfixadmin server and we want to export all domains and migrate them to new one due that we want to shutdown old one. We already have some of the domains on new server and wanted ...
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How to migrate Microsoft Office 2010 settings? [closed]

This is an extension of a previous post found here I am looking for a free solution to transfer all Word 2010 settings to another PC... I already know how to migrate Ribbon & Quick Access ...
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Copy Profile to a different Account Name

Is it possible to copy an account profile to a new account that has a different account name? If so, I would love some links to resources on how to do this or a quick run through here, if someone ...
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Linking tables in MS SQL databases

This is more a question to get some suggestions of software. I hope it is OK to ask it here. Say I have a MS SQL-database from a source system that I want to migrate to another MS SQL-server. When ...
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What is the most efficient way to migrate a website over SFTP without full SSH Access?

I need to migrate a reasonably large website to a new server for a client with the least amount of downtime as possible. Unfortunately the client's current host only allows SFTP access without full ...
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Migrate data of a Chrome extension from one computer to another

I'm looking for how to migrate data of a Chrome extension from on computer to another. I'm not looking for migrating extension installation, but extension's stored data.By data, I mean the normal user'...
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What data can I safely remove, AKA, put a big partition in a smaller space

I have a system containing the following disks: 1x Western Digital Caviar Black 1TB with Windows 10 1x Western Digital Caviar Black 1TB with Gentoo Linux 1x Western Digital Caviar Black 1TB with ...
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Converting lots of Excel files to Word

I have around 30 Excel spreadsheets, each with 20+ worksheets. Each of these worksheets follows the same basic format, though there are slight differences. I also have a Google doc with sections ...
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Move Linux (Mint) to another partition

I currently have Mint 19 on a 70 GB partition (see below). It is the last one on this drive. I need more space for it, so I deleted the partition before that. Now I need to move the whole sda3 ...
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KVM live migration: unable to connect to server at '192.168.0.140:16509' : connection refused

I am trying to migration a VM from host1(192.168.0.168) to host2 (192.168.0.140) by executing virsh migrate --live test-sprout qemu+tcp://192.168.0.140 But the result given by KVM is: error: ...
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Migration from HDD to SSD - PC won't boot from SSD

I installed an SSD and cloned my C:/ drive to it using EaseUS ToDo. My plan was to restart my PC, go into the BIOS and change the boot drive to Z:/ (the SSD), boot from the SSD, then format the HDD to ...
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Live KVM migration b/w two machines while keeping bridged guest IP static

On each of two Ubuntu PCs, I installed KVM and created some VMs. All the VMs on each PC should see each other, so I could not use the private IP assigned to them by KVM and AFAIK that requires ...
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Open-Xchange not displaying some folders

I'm having a problem migrating from Zarafa to Open-Xchange. I tried to move a single account using imapsync, but the custom folders made in Zarafa are not showing up on Open-Xchange (messages from ...
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How do I migrate my Transmission state & settings to another user account?

Suppose I want to migrate my transmission configuration settings and current "state" (which torrents are active, which are paused, etc.) - from one user account to another, either on the same machine ...
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How to perform system migration to a smaller drive using the unix/linux tool dd?

I am trying to migrate a windows 10 from a 1TB HDD to a 256GB SSD, and I want to use the easiest free way with dd (the Linux/UNIX clone tool) I do have the source drive partitions shrunk such that ...
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After making a backup using synctoy. robocopy, etc. Is there a way to copy only new/changed files and folders to a different location?

After making a backup using synctoy, robocopy, or other program. Is there a way to copy only new/changed files and folders to a different location? Example: C:\Users\Jake File 1 File 2 Copied to ...
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Migrating contacts to Office365

i am doing a office 365 migration. So i need to do a migration of contacts from outlook 2016 or 13 to office 365. After reading a few articles i am still not sure should it be exported as CSV or PST?...
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Migrating multiple User DSN connections (ODBC)

I'm looking for a way to migrate multiple User DSN connections (ODBC) from an old server to a fresh new server. In the registry i can only see the saved User DSN connections of my own user, is there ...
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How to migrate Windows 2012 RAID 1 array to Linux?

I have a pair of RAID 1 disks that were created under Windows 2012 Server. The OS disk has failed and I no longer have access to the Windows licensing keys I had when the box was setup (I'm no longer ...
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Is my HDD to SSD cloning method technically correct? [duplicate]

I have an HP laptop with planned HDD to SSD migration with Windows 8 installed. Source - HDD - 500GB - SATA - I can put this in my server and save it to a file. Destination - SSD - 120GB - M.2 - I ...
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mysqld: Can not perform keyring migration

Trying to install a mysql8.0 on (not yet supported) debian 10 (aka "Buster") system that formerly held mysql5.5. Installation ends with: mysqld: Can not perform keyring migration : Invalid --keyring-...
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How can I transfer Windows from a HDD to a SSD if the HDD contains two partitions?

I have a Windows PC at hand with Windows 10 installed. The partition layout is as follows at the moment: Drive Partition Size Description =====================================================...
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How to convert Virtualbox VM into KVM VM, with latest snapshot included?

I have been trying to change my existing Virtualbox VMs (.vdi) into .qcow2 format and run it on KVM. I have successfully done the conversion (.vdi > .qcow2) but, the converted VM is not in the same ...
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Migrating services from Server 2003 to Server 2012

I need to migrate some services from an old server 2003 to 2012 but cannot figure it out. Below is the screenshot, I'm looking to migrate the Airbus services. Can anyone help?
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Magento Migration - No input file specified Error

I've migrated Magento 1.9.x from server A to server B via "Transfer Tool" in WHM which means I set up an identical version on server B. I checked for all php modules etc. and server B seams to have ...
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Migration from CentOs6.9 to CentOS 7.x

I have a server machine running on CentOS 6.9 where more than 200 user accounts exist and DNS service and NIS service are working. What is the best way to migrate this server to a new machine on ...
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Create ami on amazon from Linode vps

Is there a way to migrate my linode ubuntu 14.04 server to ec2 instance on amazon? or make it as ami to create ec2 instance from it? I read some articles on amazon about migration from vm ...
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Migrate/Clone bootable OS partition to a bigger partition

I have a single-partition 512 GB SSD with Windows 10 installed, and want to migrate it to a bigger 1 TB SSD. I tried EaseUS and Minitool Partition Wizard, but they are not able to resize the partition....
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Move users and program files to another PC

I have a clean install of Win10, and I have a working install of Win10 on another PC. I want to move now all my setup to the new install of Win10. Basically I have Users, Program Files (both of them),...
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Migrating OS and some games to new SSD while kepping everything else on old HDD

Basically what I want to do is to migrate my OS (Windows 8.1 Home) and a game to my new Samsung 960 EVO M.2 SSD to make them boot and load faster. But I still want to keep all my other programs and ...
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Migrate SVN to Git, non-standard layout

I am trying to migrate our work SVN repository to Git. I am using the following library to assist with building the git-svn command. The problem is our SVN repo is set out like so: svn root/ ...
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How to migrate a zfs pool with minimal downtime?

I have a RAID1 ZFS pool with 2x 5TB mirrored and 2x 1TB mirrored drives and want to replace the two 1TB devices with 4TB ones. Since zpool add is undoable[1], it's necessary to destory the pool after ...
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best linux tool to transfer thousand of files between two servers [closed]

If you think it's a duplicate...well i didnt find a satisfying answer yet :/ I have to migrate a folder from a server to another. Personally I would use rsync but the question is...this folder ...
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Cancelling clonezilla disk to disk

I am currently doing clonezilla disk to disk operation because i upgraded my hdd from 500gB(full) to 1TB. But it's taking too long so i consider to just fresh install my laptop. My question: Can i ...
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Annoying Pop-Up When Signing Onto Outlook-16

GoDaddy migrated my single-user email account from GD-Workspace to GD-Outlook365. After a month of failed support calls and unresolved tickets on the migration, I hired a MS partner to do second ...
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Is it Possible to Migrate or at Least Export Dropbox's Selective Sync Settings?

When setting up Dropbox on a new Windows computer, is it possible to migrate the selective sync settings from the old computer? And if those settings can't be migrated and must be reapplied manually,...
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Migrate a Debian 7 server with mdadm to Hyper-V

I have a physical server running Debian 7 with mdadm configred to have 2 300GB disks in RAID-1. I need to import that server into a VM to be run with Hyper-V. If it hadn't RAID I think it would be ...
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Migrate VM residing on raw (physical) disc to a virtual disk image

I have a virtual machine (guest=linux, host=windows) that is run from a physical disk which was created by VBoxManage internalcommands createrawvmdk. I'm about to max out the space on that SSD, so I ...
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How to change the pid of a running process?

Is it possible to change the pid of a running process in linux (debian/ubuntu)? For example: gedit is running on pid 12000, using the command line, can I change it to pid 12001 without closing gedit?