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Alias throttle to throttling

Right now both throttle and throttling exist, with the larger batch of questions tagged with the throttle. They seem to be be about the same general thing, and throttling seems like a better choice to ...
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Marking old "useful command line commands" question as historical

Does anyone else think its worthwhile locking Useful Command-line Commands on Windows as historical significance only? I know its community wiki but its still a time sink, and is the sort of ...
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Rename [route53] to [amazon-route53]

All the other tags that fall under the Amazon Web Services umbrella follow the convention of starting with 'amazon-', this appears to be the only remaining exception. As per Amazon's description: ...
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Does Kyle's name on the ServerFault blog about page make sense?

See below image from the Server Fault blog about page, but it kind of seems like a mistake that Kyle's name appears here (no offense Kyle, love your work and your blog posts/insight).. Edit It is the ...
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Rename [elastic-ip] to [amazon-elastic-ip]

We did it for all the amazon-related products but it looks like this one fell true the cracks: elastic-ip should be renamed to amazon-elastic-ip.
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Retag: sunsolaris10 → solaris-10, sunsolaris → solaris

I suggest adding sunsolaris10 as an synonym to solaris-10. As well, add sunsolaris as an synonym to solaris. The bare name is more correct.
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Question migrated to superuser and then deleted

Why was the question https://serverfault.com/questions/354781/how-to-access-setup-of-this-router?noredirect=1 migrated to super user? I mean, doesn’t network equipment belong here? EDIT: The question ...
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Typo in flagging suggestions - "not a real question"

From the flagging summary: It's difficult to tell what is being asked here. This question is ambiguous, vague, incomplete, overy broad, or rhetorical and cannot be reasonably answered in its ...
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Some more tag maintenance

These can (and should) probably be nuked: oddities, down, up, free-hosting, cheap-hosting, what-is.
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Modifying the faq, shopping edition

The 'product recommendation' question occurs here a lot. I propose we modify the existing FAQ language: and it is not about … Networking outside the professional workplace Running servers at home ...
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Weren't lmgtfy.com links blocked?

https://serverfault.com/questions/321559/how-to-install-a-vnc-server-on-ubuntu/321561#321561 In case of modify or delete, the full text of the answer is as follows: http://lmgtfy.com/?q=vnc+ubuntu+...
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Migrate question from ServerFault to Unix & Linux

When flagging a question on SF and selecting It doesn't belong here followed by Off topic, there are options to migrate to meta, StackOverflow, SuperUsers and Webmasters but not to Unix&Linux. ...
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Kill it with blessed halberd: [easter-egg]

easter-egg Really? I think not. ಠ_ಠ
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Kill it with enchanted lava: [offtopic]

Only three posts with offtopic and all are closed. Can we bannish the tag for good never to be used again? How about its hyphenated Siamese off-topic that doesn't yet exist, but could?
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Tag synonym: hg -> mercurial

could we please have a synonym from hg to mercurial like we have on SO? I'm too new here to create it myself.
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Tag merge: amazon-web-services & amazon-aws

I believe the tags amazon-web-services and amazon-aws should be merged. amazon-web-services has more questions, currently. AWS stands for "Amazon Web Services", so they're both the same thing.
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Tag merge passenger and phusion-passenger

I think that passenger and phusion-passenger need to be merged - they refer to the same technology. passenger is listed on 50 questions and phusion-passenger is on 181.
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Loads Tags Merger

uploadsfile-uploadlarge-file-uploadfileupload=>upload downloadsfile-downloadsdownloadinglarge-file-download=>download
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Tag Syn: Operating Systems

Synonym request: operating-systems -> operating-system
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Please synonym vbs to vbscript

Please synonym vbs to vbscript.
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frs and ntfrs tag merge request

Can someone please merge frs and ntfrs tags? They both refer to the same component. I.e. NT file replication service. frs would be the preferred tag to remain.
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ad-lds and active-directory-lds tag merge request

Can someone please merge the ad-lds and active-directory-lds tags please? ad-lds is the preferred tag to remain.
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certificate and certificates tag merge request

Can someone please merge the tag certificates to the tag certificate? There is likely many more tags that differ merely by plurality indication.
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The [cent] tag needs to go

I'm not fly like @WesleyDavid, so no fancy WoW references. The [cent] tag looks like it's a typo and the only question under it got migrated to Unix & Linux already. I'm thinking it needs to get ...
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Where's the upvote for primary

Where are the upvote buttons for primary ? Is this a bug or do we need to wait ?
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Merge [exim] and [exim4] tags

We don't have a lot questions tagged exim, but there's an arbitrary split between those tagged exim and exim4. Can/Should these be merged?
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Tag synonym suggestion: [win] -> [windows]

I noticed we have a win tag. It is full of fail. All 4 questions under this tag appears to be from people trying to avoid RSI by not typing the whole word windows, so let's help these poor souls out ...
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Kill it with adamantine gauntlet: [fun]

As Splattne mentioned in this answer, there is a tag called fun. Who are we kidding? This is IT. fun has 18 questions, 17 of which are closed and one of which is locked. Many of the closures may or ...
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database-adminstration tag should be synonym of database-administration, not other way round

database-administration is currently a synonym of database-adminstration: https://serverfault.com/tags/database-adminstration/synonyms It should be the other way round.
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Merge filesystem and filesystems

filesystem and filesystems should be merged, 135 on filesystem and 565 on filesystems . I guess keep filesystem to prefer the singular, but I don't feel strongly.
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DFSR and DFS-R tag merge request

Can someone please merge these tags? People use both terms to ask/answer questions on DFS Replication. Thanks M
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What's the difference between "balancing" and "load-balancing" tags?

What's the difference between balancing and load-balancing tags? Should they be merged and made synonyms?
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Flag window dimming

While flagging an answer that already had a few down-votes to it, I noticed that the text that appears dims as much as the answer has. References: --------------VS-------------- I guess the ...
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Tag merge and synonym or blackhole - Cisco-asa & ASA

The ASA tag has 109 Qs, the Cisco-ASA tag only has 79. Please merge ASA into the more formal Cisco-ASA.
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Merge tags on serverfault [nameserver] and [nameservers]

No reason for these to be separate.
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Tag synonym request Apache to Apache2

Since we did the work to rid ourselves of apache we have had to 'clean it out' on at least 5 occasions as it keeps getting recreated. Please synonym apache to apache2 while we wait for it to be ...
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Powershell tags

I reccomed a synonyms for the Tags Powershell and Powershell-v2.0. Formerly people speak about the first version of Powershell like Porwershell and about the second version like Powershell v2. But ...
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New email settings dialog broken in IE8

I don't understand the new email settings dialog: Very confused whether that sends me emails every three hours (as per the drop down) or not at all (as per the checkbox). I'm unable to uncheck the ...
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Merge tags: lamp and lamp-server

LAMP is a server stack, so "lamp-server" seems redundant. (Except in a coal mine, where one might be quite useful.)
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Retag or Synonym SCVMMR2 -> SCVMM

The R2 release of SCVMM isn't different enough to warrant it's own tag. Also, it's the 2008 R2 version, so the tag name isn't even accurate to start. The scvmmr2 tag has more questions than scvmm, so ...
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tag merge: utf-8 and utf8

Suggest we merge utf8 into the correct tag utf-8, and make former a synonym of utf-8. Maybe there's a more general fix you could make in the StackExchange code - when creating a new tag, save the ...
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What should we do with "coolest server names"

So this question... https://serverfault.com/questions/45734/the-coolest-server-names It's horribly off topic. It's got a few votes to delete it right now because the community does not want it here (...
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Ways to improve the quality of questions concerning some tags (tag-triggered suggestions?)

I'm quite new here, but I often find myself desiring there was a way to suggest people asking questions to include information probably relevant because of the tags they've used - something like "...
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Windows Deployment Service tag synonymous to WDS tag

Window Deployment Service is a technology include in Windows 2008 R2 for deployment microsoft operating systems using the LAN. It's often shortened as WDS. windows-deployment-services and wds are ...
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Delete tag: 2008

I think tag "2008" is not neccesary. All the questions in tag 2008 reffer to windows server 2008 or sql 2008. Both of them already have their own tags.
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Office, Forefront and whatever else I find

microsoft-office-2010 -> ms-office-2010 microsoft-office -> ms-office microsoft-access -> ms-access threat-management-gateway -> ms-ftmg tmg-2010 -> ms-ftmg-2010 forefront -> ms-forefront forefront-...
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The Canada tag should probably go

Why is there even a canada tag? Isn't that a bit too localized? I did a quick look, and there's no usa or great-britain or australia, so why on $DEITY'S green Earth is there a canada tag? There's 5 ...
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Synonyms for DNS Tags

I've just been around filling in some tag wikis for a bunch of DNS related tags, and I noticed the following: a-record cname ptr a-record doesn't fit the same naming scheme as the rest. Probably ...
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Tag synonym: webfilter web-filtering

Hope this is the right place for such things.. is there an easier way to propose a synonym? Also synonyms of contentfilter?
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AS400, iSeries, and IBM-i are all the same system

I started this on StackOverflow meta, but we decided it needs to be over here as well. IBM has had a identity problem for their midrange system over the past decade. There are several names for the ...