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Server maintenance Q4 2012
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  • Posted: Tue, Oct 23, 2012
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Here's what I need:

1. Update server software -
a) Regular apt-get updates

When I login via putty, I see:
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99 packages can be updated.
82 updates are security updates.

New release 'precise' available.
Run 'do-release-upgrade' to upgrade to it.

A newer build of the Ubuntu lucid server image is available.
It is named 'release' and has build serial '20120913'.

b) Latest PHP, nginx stable, mysql, monit, munin*
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*HOWEVER- as you pointed out, the munin packages are for later versions of Ubuntu, and I imagine that will continue to happen for the other tools as well, so should we just upgrade Ubuntu altogether? Is that a lot of work? Would it be easier to just upgrade this server instance OR create a new EC2 instance using a recent Amazon AMI with the latest Ubuntu server, rebuild the web server stack there and migrate the content?

2. Setup a cron for the updated piwik archiving script:

  [obscured]  /setup-auto-archiving/#toc-linuxunix-how-to-set-up-a-crontab-to-automaticall...

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Desired Skills
Linux
Job ID: 34602261
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I have 6 years experience in operating GNU/Linux and BSD based servers. My expertise are in OpenBSD and CentOS based system. On the former I have...
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Bid ID: 34604169  |  Submitted: Oct 23, 2012 14:02 ET 
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