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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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Is it possible for someone with enough privileges to create a "webp" and a "prestashop" tag?

I have a question about my Server Fault post: Trying to get apache serve webp instead of png/jpe?g via .htacess (/img folder of prestashop) Hi everyone, I posted my first question here on your site. ...
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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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Can someone please create a new "LEMP" stack tag on ServerFault?

I hope I'm doing this right, I don't have enough reputation yet to create tags. It looks like the LAMP stack tag already exists, but the corresponding LEMP tag for Nginx (not Apache) server stacks ...
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How do I create a new tag?

I have an idea for a new tag. I think adding this tag would improve Server Fault. How do I add this tag? I am not finding documentation of how to do this. Topics I would like to know about creating a ...
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Reputation from sister sites should be considered

Sometimes I would like to edit the tags on a question, but I don't have the 'reputation' to do so. How about taking into account reputation on sister sites? I have over 100K total between ...
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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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Do we really need a [custom] tag?

I just stumbled over the tag custom. It currently has 41 questions, which have little in common. Some could be retagged to customization, when the goal of the question is to actually customize ...
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Does ansible-tower also cover AWX?

Simple question: does the tag ansible-tower also cover AWX, the open-source core to the Ansible Tower project? To quote from the README of the above linked project: AWX provides a web-based user ...
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Do the four 'cable'-related tags differ or should we merge them?

I've noticed that on the Main-site there are the tags cable, cables, cabling, and cable-management. The latter is the only one with a description, which says: the term used to describe how one ...
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How about creating a tag for Powershell JEA (Just Enough Administration)?

Thanks to this community, I just learned about Powershell JEA (Just Enough Administration). It's an interesting technology that seems to fit right in to this community. Any thoughts on the creation ...
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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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What to do with the gameserver tag?

Recent activity brought to my attention that there is a gameserver tag, and a significant fraction of the questions under that tag looks like they are off-topic due to being hobbyist questions rather ...
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create "self-hosting" tag

On StackOverflow, there's a tag called ”self-hosting“. IMHO it's also (or even more) applicable to serverfault. Here are some quick searches I've done: Questions containing ”self-hosted“ (105 results)...
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Should we have a V6 Specific Powershell Tag?

Version 6 of Powershell is significantly different from every prior version. Unless I am completely missing it there is not currently a V6 specific tag. I believe that there should be one. The ...
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Brocade tag outdated?

There is a tag for the company [Brocade] with the description including "campus Ethernet switches and routers". Brocade was split up and purchased by several companies and the "campus" business was ...
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Merge the tags about Linear Tape Open: lto, lto-3, lto-4

Linear tape open is a famous tape drive technology. The LTO Consortium defines the new generations LTO-1, LTO-2... from time to time. It makes sense to merge all tags to lto, because the the version ...
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merge [gnu-screen] and [screen]

AFAICT, screen and gnu-screen cover the same topic, GNU Screen. Can we please merge them? screen has more followers and is the simpler name, so I suggest keeping that. But gnu-screen is also fine if "...
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vsan tag on Server Fault

There's a tag vsan on Server Fault without any usage guidance. 7 out of 11 are about a specific product: VMware VSAN. Since tags for other VMware products include the company (vmware-esxi, vmware-...
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Some tag changes needed related to Google Kubernetes Engine

So this has just happened, which necessitates some tag changes here. Could someone with the appropriate permissions (I don't yet have enough rep to do so) kindly create tag google-kubernetes-engine, ...
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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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Is there benefit to a Windows-Identity-Foundation (or related) tag here?

I asked this question, and in the interest of searchability and the like, I'm curious if there's interest/benefit in using a tag for this feature. Issues installing Windows Identity Foundation (WIF)...
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tag confusion with [ghost]

It's not clear if the ghost tag refers to the blogging software or Symantec's ghost. I suggest that adding two tags might resolve this problem: • ghost-blog • ghost-symantec
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Tag badge mouseover: factor-of-ten error?

I just moused over a gold tag badge, and saw the popup Earn at least 1000 total score for at least 200 non-community wiki answers in the linux tag But my understanding was that one needed at least ...
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Could oom, oom-killer and outofmemoryerror be merged to oom?

Could oom, oom-killer and outofmemoryerror be merged to oom?
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Tag synonym: powerbroker -> likewise-open

These two tags essentially about one program. I believe it is necessary to combine them.
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Do we want anonymity?

The anonymity tag currently has no description and just 9 questions. Is that a useful tag, and if so, which questions is it appropriate for?
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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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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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Which Header tags need beheading?

I was looking for a suitable tag for a question about the email headers my email server creates but while looking I noticed that header-related tags could probably do with a clean-up: I'm sure there ...
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Someone is removing the history tag. Was that discussed and should the edit be accepted or rejected?

Someone started to remove the history tag from all questions, as I see in the 'Suggested Edits' queue. I agree that this tag is useless and should be removed. However, I don't find a discussion and ...
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Many old questions getting additional proftpd/vsftpd tags

There seems to be a rash of questions recently getting resurrected by the addition of either a vsftpd or a proftpd tag. Let me be clear: I don't refer to previously-untagged questions; those are ...
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Should the XAMPP tag be removed?

Should the xampp tag be removed? I can flag a question as off-topic with the following reason: Questions on Server Fault must be about managing information technology systems in a business ...
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What is the added value of the documentation tag?

What is the added value of the documentation tag? To me it is too generic and does not add any value. Could this be removed please?
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Merge mod-pagespeed and page-speed or change tooltip

There are different tags for mod-pagespeed and page-speed, but these seem largely the same tag. They should be synonymed. this is the tootip infos mod-pagespeed PageSpeed Module speeds up your ...
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Merge vhost and virtualhost

There are different tags for vhost and virtualhost, but these seem largely the same tag. They should be synonymed.
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What's the best way to migrate a tag from StackOverflow to ServerFault?

I'm asking a new question related to [tidal-scheduler] in ServerFault but the tag doesn't exist here yet. The tag exists in StackOverflow but the question doesn't fit there. I would like to migrate ...
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Poll: Administrator tag

Should the administrator tag be nuked?
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Why don't we use the windows-server tag?

A moderator recently removed the windows-server tag from one of my questions, and I see there are in fact no questions currently tagged windows-server. Why is this? I've searched meta and couldn't ...
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Is anyone looking into the untagged tag?

Is the un-tagging of the untagged tag happening? There are currently 120 questions tagged untagged. What are we going to do with these? I assume we will need a shiny diamond special user to handle ...
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Should reverse-dns and ptr-record be merged?

The tags reverse-dns and ptr-record are obviously highly related. Are they so related to each other, that it would be better to have them merged as a single tag? If it is desirable to keep them as ...
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Q: Proposing tags that do not have questions yet?

After looking at the new tags section the other day I saw a new tag about airflow. Having dealt with several cooling and airflow issues in server rooms and datacenter environments I added the tag to ...
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Updating the apache tag

Currently the apache is synonym-ed to apache-2.2. While perhaps useful in the past, it has since lost its usefulness. As apache-2.4 exists now, and the general apache tag is misleading to those who ...
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Remove the messages tag

I recently stumbled across the mess that is the messages tag. It has no followers, which should probably be the main reason for burning a bad tag, as nobody is currently using it to track incoming ...
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The tale of ghost: vmware tag

Once upon a time in SF land, there are mass-killing and burnination ritual of vmware tag. This mass-killing initiated at Mar 10, 2011 and lasted until July 6, 2011. The last-killing blow is done by ...
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Suggestion: removal or rename of the "rebuild" tag

This tag happens in most cases with raid or with other non-trivial sector-mapped storage solution. But its standalone meaning is at least unclear or too broad. My suggestion were to Either delete ...
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Create Tag : openstack-neutron

Is it possible to create an openstack-neutron tag? I do not have that much of reputation to do it myself.
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Who is removing a tag I use?

There was an hpsa tag, until a few days ago, that I was tagging my questions about HP's Server Automation Software suite with. Someone went through and replaced it with hp. Today, (~7 hours ago) I re-...
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Should the rep requirement for creating tags on Server Fault be raised?

I have a simple question, per the title, that I'd like community feedback on before venturing over to Stack Exchange meta and/or bugging one of the Stack Exchange Community Managers. Should the rep ...
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Google Cloud Platform support on Server Fault

For a while now, Google has supported their various Cloud Platform services on Stack Overflow, both in terms of directing developers to the site and in actually answering questions about using these ...
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