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Old 25th June 2009, 15:25
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1) How do you set up test sites/sandboxes where you can mess about until things work and then efficiently move your work to the 'production' side?
I usually do this with a virtual machine (VMware Server or VirtualBox) in my office.

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2) What is the best way to take a snapshot of my server so I can 'roll back' to a previous state if I make a screwup?
If you use LVM, then I'd use LVM snapshots (see http://www.howtoforge.com/linux_lvm_snapshots ). But there are also other solutions in the "Backup" category.
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