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Please rename freenas tag to truenas

There is an existing tag [freenas]. This refers to "FreeNAS", a Network-Attached Storage (NAS) software product which has been around for many years. Over the course of 2019-2021, the ...
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Please silently tag rocky-linux

I just created rocky-linux and can see 16 questions searching rocky linux with only one noise result dated 2018. Given overall project support, I speculate this will increase, thus the tag. Can ...
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Let's patch up the [patch] tag!

I think the patch should be split into two tags: patch-panel and something to refer to patching a computer, perhaps software-patch would be a good name (I'm open to other options, though). Or, patch ...
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Is [filter] about [filtering]?

Are filter and filtering the same thing? The former has the following tag except while the latter has none: Usually related with text filtering of some kind, like logs. This may also refer to email ...
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Rename tag [parse] to [parse-server]

The parse tag refers to Parse Server and I suggest to rename it to parse-server to make the tag consistent with the parse-server tag on StackOverflow prevent using the tag for parsing related ...
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Should the Tag #ansible-playbook be merged into the Tag #ansible?

It seems reasonable to have distinct tags for ansible, ansible-tower, and ansible-galaxy, as they are fundamentally different features/areas of the Ansible family. The Tag ansible-playbook by itself ...
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Rename and add tag synonym for [tag:windows-subsystem-linux] like the remaining stackexchange sites

As the global maximum tag length has been increased to 35 characters, now the tag windows-subsystem-linux should be renamed to windows-subsystem-for-linux (or similar) and act as a synonym to the ...
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Restructuring Atlassian tags

I just noticed that there is a tag atlassian which doesn't really servera purpose, since Atlassian isn't a single product, they produce a lot of products. There are tags for some products: fisheye: ...
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Duplicate tags [graylog] and [graylog2]

We have these tags with the same description: graylog with 14 questions graylog2 with 71 questions The version history of Graylog is a bit confusing: It started as Graylog, then came Graylog2 (up to ...
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Whence the [language] and [languages] tags?

Generally, the Stack Exchange software prevents the creation of tags which differ in plurality. Either the tags language and languages are old enough to predate that restriction, or someone with ...
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Proposal for rename of tcp-offload-engine tag

The ServerFault stack exhange site has a tag named tcp-offload-engine: https://serverfault.com/questions/tagged/tcp-offload-engine Practically all of the questions, however, are about partial forms ...
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adding ipset tag

I have a question about my Server Fault post: replacing a runtime instance of ipset I'd like to add ipset tag to my question. There are actually quite a few questions on serverfault that cover ipset, ...
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Are these essentially the same tags?

I've noticed a lot of edits for microsoft-office-365 some of which I voted to accept some I didn't for various reasons. I've now noticed a few edits for exchangeonline and reviewed them in the normal ...
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Duplicate tag [vms] and [openvms]

We have these two tags with the same description: vms with 7 questions openvms with 6 questions One question even has both tags. Suggestion: Make openvms the synonym of vms.
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Is it usefull to have both tags 'datastax' and 'datastax-enterprise'?

On questions related to tag cassandra, people tag often datastax and datastax-enterprise (example). I wondered if there a real difference between those two tags, and if one of them should be dropped.
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Duplicate tag [service] and [services]

I wanted to report a tag that seems a duplicate; service with 276 questions tagged, and services with 433 question tagged. I think that is similar to this meta question Q: Duplicate tag windows-...
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What is this [blocking] tag?

The blocking tag has 113 questions, covering Firewall blocking (probably redundant with ip-blocking) Undeliverable e-mail blocking IO resource limits There is no tag wiki at all. What should be ...
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Help with mass retagging of FTP related posts

As discussed here, I've been going through posts tagged with "ftp", and adding FTP server-specific tags (e.g. "proftpd", "pureftpd", and "vsftpd") where relevant. There are many such posts, and the ...
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Cleanup duplicate tags: different by hyphenation and pluralization

Inspired by bad-tag-cleanup project by our awesome mod, here I suggest the idea to cleanup duplicate tags: Different by one or hyphen, for example port-forwarding vs portforwarding and mod-security ...
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Create [hostgator] tag?

I see there is a [dreamhost] tag. That's useful: I like to see what issues of [mediawiki] users are host-specific, because certain shared hosts can be quite painful. I notice there are 200 questions ...
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Merge 500 and 500-error and rename

I see that we have a http-status-code-403 tag. It is quite clear what 403 is referring to in that tag name. We do not have a http-status-code-500 tag. Instead we have 500 and 500-error, which are ...
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rename elastic-search to elasticsearch

The tag elastic-search should be renamed to elasticsearch. The software tagged is Elasticsearch. The tag is correct on other SE sites (notably SO).
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Merge [tag:hacking] into [tag:security]

hacking isn't substantively different from security in context, and it should be made a synonym. Shall it be done?
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Proposal to merge Instances tag into instance

The instances tag seems to be a duplicate of instance. The proposal is to merge instances into instance and subsequently remove the instances tag.
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Synonym request: [tcpip] --> [tcp]

tcp and tcpip are the same thing, right? Can we make tcpip a synonym for tcp, for clarity?
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Synonym request: [segfault] + [segmentationfault] into [segmentation-fault]

The term of segmentationfault is often shortened to segfault. So, let's create new tag segmentation-fault (for better readability) and make it synonym of two tags above. Any thoughts?
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Which tag should be used for restoring backups?

Apparently we have two almost equally used tags that are being used mostly for the same purpose. Lets pick one, merge, and setup an alias. I like the backup-restoration choice a bit more, because it ...
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Tag Merge Requests: [request(s)] ---> [http-request]

These two tags: request (62 questions) and its twin requests (19 questions) have ambiguous meaning. It can means certificate request, HTTP request or perhaps my boss request. Almost all question ...
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Tag Removal Request: cram-md5

cram-md5 was a worthless tag with 1 question. It is now a worthless tag with 0 questions. Please remove this tag.
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Retag request: [keytab] -> [kerberos]

keytab is a worthless tag and should be merged into its obvious parent kerberos both now and in the future. It's possible, though unlikely, that keytab will take on some other meaning in the future. ...
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What bad tags in need of burnination do we still have hanging around?

Similar to the old "bad tag collection" thread, I'm looking for suggestions/submissions of tags we still have hanging around on Server Fault, that we would be better off not having in ...
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Merge Request for trio [dnsbl] [dnsrbl] [rbl]

These three tags should be merged rbl (30) a.k.a Real-time Blackhole List dnsbl (5) a.k.a. DNS-based Blackhole List dnsrbl (3) a.k.a. DNS-based Real-time Blackhole List RBL and DNSBL was ...
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Rename [openerp] to [odoo]

The OpenERP project has been renamed to Odoo, so I propose to rename openerp to odoo. The tag wiki should also be updated accordingly mentioning the old name(s).
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Tag synonym: [rt] -> [request-tracker]

Five questions have rt tag but actually they can be tagged as request-tracker too. Source: https://www.bestpractical.com/rt/
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Does unzip (and un-other-compress) deserve its own tag?

Do we need both the tags zip and unzip? Or more generic: should we clean the un-$compress tags to $compress? Our should we even consolidate some of these tags into compression? Inspired by this ...
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Tag synonym request - Office 365

I would like to see the following tags set as synonyms of MS-Office-365 : Exchange-Online MS-Exchange-365 While Exchange Online could be considered a separate offering by Microsoft from Office 365, ...
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Tag merge: SaltStack

These two tags are for the same product: salt: https://serverfault.com/tags/salt/info salt-stack: https://serverfault.com/tags/salt-stack/info How about a unique one: salt-stack? IMO, salt is not a ...
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Merge the subdomain and subdomains tags

subdomains seems to be a little-used and description-free tag for stuff which subdomain fits well (ie, DNS subdomain-related issues). I would propose merging subdomains into subdomain. Edit: OK, it'...
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Merge the registry and windows-registry tags

The description of registry indicates that it's supposed to apply to the Windows Registry, there's a more descriptive windows-registry as well though. I would propose to merge registry → windows-...
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Tag Deletion Request

Was moving too fast and create a tag with a typo on accident. Please delete the tag mimedefant as it is not needed.
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tag merge: fold socks-proxy into socks

There's two redundant tags: socks and socks-proxy. I propose merging the latter into the former as it's shorter and there's no collision of the name with another term.
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What, in summary, are we supposed to do to clean up tags?

I know it's not a good question title... I'd like to have a question and short answer here on meta.SF that explains what - if anything - people can or should do to clean up tags. I've seen blog ...
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Splitting vs. combining tags eg. [ubuntu], [windows]

The trend in tagging is towards merging tags and tag synonyms, so I imagine this will be quite contentious. Given the different default behaviours and configurations of different Ubuntu releases (6....
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How do I submit a tag synonym?

I notice that Squillman has entered some tag synonyms into the system that are currently pending. How does one do this?
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SF retag: "esx" and "esxi" to "vmware-esx" and "vmware-esxi"?

At time of writing, there are questions tagged thus on ServerFault: 178 in "esx" 124 in "esxi" 48 in "vmware-esx" 45 in "vmware-esxi" 901 in "vmware": 115 also have "esx" 63 also have "esxi" 17 also ...
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Serverfault Tag Merge network/networking

I don't see logic behind a network and a networking tag, does anyone else? Can they be merged into Networking if that is the case? [network] (425) [networking] (1211)
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Please merge svn and subversion tags (again)

Is it time to merge svn and subversion tags again? Below are tag counts for both tags on the trilogy sites. Stack Overflow: svn 4523 subversion 9 Server Fault: svn 260 subversion 161 Super User: ...
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Retag request: SQL Server tags on SF

Should the SF tag [sqlserver] be retagged to be the same as SO tag [sql-server]? As a DBA I use both sites, but often find myself typing the wrong thing! Edit (Jon): Here's what currently needs ...
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Q: Merge Request [mappeddrive] and [drivemapping]

I can see how they might be a little different: 'DriveMapping' might refer to the actual act of mapping/mounting a drive while 'MappedDrive' may refer specifically to drives already mapped, but people ...
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Tag Cleanup, *core*

While searching for some information related to Windows Server Core, I went to the tag search and searched for core. There are many takes which seem to overlap related to multi-core processors. ...