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Compress concrete files on dfs

We work with a lot of Microsoft Access files for different costumers. That files are saved in different folders(also in subfolders) for every year separated by year,costumer ,month, etc. The main ...
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7z “is not supported archive” while updating an archive

7za u -pPasswored -mhe=on -r -m0=lzma -mx=9 -mfb=64 -md=32m '-x!temp' filename.7z /home/software While updating archive we are getting this error. Error: XXXXXXX.7z is not supported archive ...
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7zip command line - cannot find code that works with archives

We are in the process of a server move, both to a new host and from a Server 2k8 box to a Server 2012 box. The server in question has a few drives that hold our sites and some utilities. These ...
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Adding Drivers to Boot Images on Windows Deployment Server (Server 2008)

I use WDS to deploy images onto Windows PCs and laptops at work. Whenever we add a new model to be imaged, I'm usually confronted with obstacles to getting the new necessary drivers into the boot ...
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Fast Compression of Database Backups

Background: I need to revise/improve an automated process I created a couple years ago on a group of servers. The process goes as follows: Generate full backups of all SQL databases available in a ...
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7zip logging & left-over .tmp files

I have a batch file that runs nightly to compress some PST's, it uses 7zip & generally is pretty successful. However it tends to create left-over .tmp files (9 over 2 days), I want to delete ...
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Verify if the files can be unzipped successfully from 7Zip archive

We want to 7zip many database files (mysql, Oracle, and SQL Server dumps), various standard files (excel, word, etc), but we are afraid that once we 7Zip them and delete the originals it can happen ...
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Installing p7zip on CentOS 5

I need some help here..., I'm working on a windows PC, SSHed into my server. I want to install p7zip (linux command line version of 7zip): http://sourceforge.net/projects/p7zip/files/p7zip/9.20.1/ ...
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Batch unzip .zip files using 7z [closed]

I have downloaded a large number of .zip files and need to extract them using 7z (p7zip) at the command line. 7z x filename0001.zip is successful, but 7z x *.zip returns a "No files to process" error. ...
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Limiting 7zip CPU usage on Windows Server 2008 (from batch file)

Does anyone know of a way (specific to 7zip or general) to limit the CPU usage of 7zip while it is archiving a long list of files? OS is Windows Server 2008 R2, and 7zip is run via command line from a ...
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how to use the -ax switch in 7z command?

I want to use the 7z command to compress some of files, but I want it to exclude some of the files. I tried the -ai, -ax, and -i switches, but no one seems to work. I need the compressed archive keep ...
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7z all files in directory, remove originals

I have some directories (linux machine) full of highly compressible *.foo files. Right now I just have a script that does gzip *.foo and it gzips each file into its own .gz file, and removes the ...
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Have a process which runs nightly to automatically zip old files?

I have a file share, and I want a process which enumerates files on that share and automatically creates a 7z self-extracting exe of files over 1 month old. On a different share, I want to create a 7z ...
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How to use 7-zip to send a Zip64-compressed file to standard output?

I would like to make a Zip64 archive from a bunch of bzip2 files, using 7za's -so option to send the compressed archive to standard output: $ 7za a dummy -tzip -so myFiles*.bz2 > test.zip Here ...
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Automating compression tasks with 7-zip: Why does “Scanning” take so long?

I've automated a deployment, and used 7-zip to compress a directory as part of the automation. Whenever 7-zip comes to compress the directory, however, it seems to take a long time (over 60 seconds) ...
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silent 7za compression

Without doing stdout redirection. Is it possible to have a silent run of 7za?
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How can I do this to a Maintenance Plan

i've got a pretty simple maintenance plan that does a full backup of my db to a network'd location. works perfectly. I'm wanting to 7zip the backup file AFTER the backup was done. Is there a way i ...
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get error “incorrect command line” when trying to extract 7zip archive on linux

I copied a large zip file to a Linux server, I didn't realise at the time that it was a 7zip file. After some messing around I installed 7zip with "yum install p7zip" however when I try to extract ...