Ubuntu Server Installation in IITB

Following steps to be followed while installing an Ubuntu Server and migrating from existing servers in the IIT Bombay LAN.

  1. Select Server Hardware Configuration
  2. Plan Disk Partition
  3. Plan on server softwares required
  4. Install Ubuntu Server
  5. Set up apt-get resources for IITB
  6. Install updates to software
  7. Set up Periodic Backup
  8. Migrate from existing Servers
    1. Identify Essential Services
    2. Create User Profiles and Mail directories
    3. Migrate Mail Services
    4. Migrate databases
    5. Migrate Web Services
    6. Synchronise with existing Servers and Transition
    7. Possible Failures and Troubleshooting