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Tag Cleanup - Microsoft System Center Suite

scom, sccm, and scvmm all follow the same naming convention. DPM should as well. dpm => scdpm dpm-2010 -> scdpm scom-2007-r2 -> scom system-center-essentials -> sce I haven't seen any questions ...
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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Loads Tags Merger

uploadsfile-uploadlarge-file-uploadfileupload=>upload downloadsfile-downloadsdownloadinglarge-file-download=>download
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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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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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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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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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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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Free tag - multiple meanings

The tag free seems to be put on questions with a few different meanings Software with no cost free memory free/busy info in outlook It seems either some retagging is in order, or the tag is not too ...
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Introduction of new tags to achieve consistency throughout SE sites

To achieve consistency for tagging questions about Dynamics CRM throughout the SE network, I would like to know if it's possible to create the tags listed under ***dynamics-crm****. Questions on ...
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Merge guest account with StackExchange account

Can an admin please merge my guest account with my StackExchange account? I messed up migrating the guest account to a full account. Guest Account: https://serverfault.com/users/89184/waleed-ahmad ...
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Retag or Synonym Script(s)(ing)

I'm not sure how all the retag or synonyms work, so if I'm barking up the wrong tree, could someone explain the difference between the two? I noticed that there is a tag for scripts which has 26 Qs, ...
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Tag tidy and synonym request

To tidy things up please Rename debian6 to debian-6.0 then synonym it to debian-squeeze Synonym debian-5.0 to debian-lenny Synonym lenny to debian-lenny Synonym etch to debian-etch
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Tag synonym: datacentre -> datacenter

"Two countries separated by a common language", indeed...
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Request for new tag for Apache MQ

Can someone please create a tag for Apache MQ - the closest I can find at present is apache.
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Tag synonym: compare->comparison

I've whipped up a little tag wiki for [comparison], and untagged the four questions that were [compare]. I'd "suggest a synonym" for [compare], but I don't have 5 votes in it (neither, for that ...
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Tag synonym/merge: virtual{host,hosts,-hosting,-hosts}

These tags all seem to refer to the same things, and people are using all of them interchangeably. Personally, I'd have picked the one that nobody seems to have gone for virtual-host but I guess I'm ...
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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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MS Access tag merge/alias

We've got: msaccess - 31 ms-access - 4 microsoft-access - 2 I'd say that ms-access or microsoft-access would be the better tag, but the people have spoken, and msaccess is the most common option.
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Tag Merge Requests

We've got: printing-printers-printerdriver driver-drivers
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Change style of Links

There's already a question for this, I tried to "bump" it with a comment, but it didn't show up on the Active Page. Can we setup a different style for links on the Server Fault page to make the link ...
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Tag synonym request

Please synonym virtualisation to virtualization.
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Please block the amazon tag

We did some work to remove the plain amazon tag recently but yesterday 2 questions appeared with the tag. Can the amazon tag be blocked please?
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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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merge or synonym lvm and lvm2 tags

Please can we merge or synonym the lvm and lvm2 tags? On Linux, LVM1 is now obsolete so all questions will be about LVM2 in any case, and LVM is the general concept across operating systems. https://...
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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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Server-2008 tag synonym

I hope I'm not bypassing the synonym process - IMO the tag server-2008 should be added as a synonym of windows-server-2008, and/or the existing 4 questions should be retagged. Thoughts, or will ...
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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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Retag or Synonym pxe & pxeboot

The tags pxe (89) and pxeboot (15) are the same thing. Could we create a synonym for these?
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Retag or synonym Corruption tag

Right now, there are a lot of unnecessary corruption tags. We have corruption, corrupt, file-corruption and data-corruption. Frankly way too many. Corruption is the most commonly used one, and ...
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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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Proposals regarding the Amazon and related tags

The amazon tag is being misused in a similar manner to the vmware tag in that questions tagged amazon are not about the company but the services that they provide. There are several related Amazon ...
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Request to merge or synonym tags: [mongo] and [mongodb]

Please merge or synonym these tags: mongo mongodb
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Please delete [tag:tweaking]

tweaking has been recently created - please burninate it before it picks up too many uses.
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Please delete [tag:fusion]

I noticed earlier that there was a fusion tag. The tag had been used 6 times and was used exclusively to reference VMware Fusion. I have changed all occurrences of fusion to vmware-fusion to make it ...
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