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gnome file roller never overrides existing files

When using gnome file roller (Archive manager), it never seems to overwrite existing files, independent from access rights. There is also no error message. Is this expected functionality?
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LUNs and snapshot pool size

Typical mail server, let's say 20GB of mails, partition size 100GB. I'm transferring to a LUN on shared storage P2000 and designing the whole thing. What it is typical snapshot size in this situation ...
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Email Archive Solution

I need recommendation for Email archive solution. We have setup hosting and email server on one of government enterprise where they need to store all incoming/outgoing emails for compliance and ...
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Which tar file format should I use?

tar can create the archive in different formats. GNU tar, ustar, pax, v7. What would be the best for long time archiving? Is there significant differencies in these formats? I would use the best ...
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Linux script that will stop tomcat, archive log files and reboot the server

I'm just being lazy here, but does any one have already writen bash script for stopping tomcat service, archive it's log files (zip would be nice) and reboot the server? (Using logrotate or any other ...
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Tar: avoid archiving of files larger than certain size

I want to archive files (with tar) which are below 3 MB in size. But I also want to retain the directories in which those files exist. (so I cannot use find command). I just want to avoid the files ...
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optimal folder structure for storing 100k files on a USB drive

I need to store 100k files (around 40GB) in a USB drive. Each file has a unique int id (e.g 45000). Option one is to put all files in a single folder: root/ root/1.pdf root/2.pdf root/3.pdf ... ...
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Cost effective, long term archival of video and image data? ~50 TB

My lab is in the process of setting up a small server that holds data (mostly video and image data, plus a few documents) for the project our group is working on at a moment in time. Historically, ...
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What's a good backup system to use on ubuntu?

I'm running an internal network LAMP server on ubuntu 10.10. I have another ubuntu running on an older ppc g5 with a 640gb drive in it. I'd like to run some software on that G5 that does some snapshot ...
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What solutions exist for retaining all files on file server (despite any deletions/changes)?

I am looking for some way to archive all files on our network drive. The files that would be retained are on a single volume on a single file server, which is currently about 800 gigs total. I would ...
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Recursively archive small files in document tree on linux?

Given a base directory (like /home/user) is there a command that could be run which would create an archive back up all text files (i.e. files less than 100kb) in that directory and it's children? I ...
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Backup solution to backup terabytes and lots of static files on linux server?

Which backup tool or solution would you use to backup terabytes and lots of files on a production linux server ? Note that the files are all different and almost never modified, and usage is mostly ...
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What is happening when my users Archive Mail?

Environment: Server 2003 R2 Active Directory Exchange 2003 Windows XP Outlook 2003 Everything is up to date with latest service packs. Occasionally a user will be prompted to archive their old ...
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How do i archive newly added DB backups?

I'm using Windows Server 2003, Sql-Server 2005 and 7-zip for archiving. Each day maintenance plan adds all DBs to backup and i need to archive those but just those files. How do i create .bat or ...
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linux shell rotating script (not a “log rotate” script)

I have a directory that I want to archive. A rotate archive. Never more than 8 files, and each file would have the date of archive in its name. Example: 1_2010_08_01_17h35m26s_archive.tar.bz2 ...
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Best way to deal with DC600A tapes with deteriorating tension bands?

I have probably ~200 DC600A quarter-inch cartridge backup tapes from the late 80s and early-mid 90s. I have 2 drives that are capable of reading DC600A tapes, but the drives were destroying tapes. ...
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Exchange-server and archived elements

I notice that archived elements is stored locally on the computer. But is it also stored on the exchange server? Maclovin
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restore -A usage

I have created a number of dump files using Linux dump(8), using the -A option to get a table of contents on disk (the backups are on tape). Now I'm trying to look into these archive files, using ...
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Is there a Utility that will scan selected locations and return all files older than a certain date?

Can anyone recommend a utility that can scan specified directory locations (network shares specifically) and return all files older than a certain date? I am looking to implement a data retention ...
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cpio VS tar and cp

I just learned that cpio has three modes: copy-out, copy-in and pass-through. I was wondering what are the advantages and disadvantages of cpio under copy-out and copy-in modes over tar. When is it ...
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email archive for multiple users

I'm moving a web site from one server to another, and am realizing that I need to move the name servers for the domain as well (they are set to the current host, not to the registrar). So, knowing ...
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Oracle 9i - delete Archive Logs without any concerns?

I have an Oracle 9i which creates Archive Logs since the year 2007. Can I delete them without any concerns? Or do I need to tell Oracle something before I delete them? (From time to time I do a cold ...
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Dicom: What are my options?

After a cursory Googling, I can't find a legitimate list of DICOM vendors. I've tried DCM4Chee, Conquest, and PacsOne. Each server seems to have it's own quirks and annoyances, memory leaks, etc... ...
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deleting old unused images

As we move on with our content-based websites, lots of images get dumped in our images folder, but we rarely come across self-committed monkyes that delete their files once they do not need it, which ...
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Change TSM Archive Date for a file

Is there any way to either insert a file into a TSM archive with a given date, or change the archived date on an existing file in the archive?
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Creating a tar file with checksums included

Here's my problem : I need to archive to tar files a lot ( up to 60 TB) of big files (usually 30 to 40 GB each). I would like to make checksums ( md5, sha1, whatever) of these files before archiving; ...
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Getting web.archive.org to archive website again

I noticed that my website isn't archived anymore by web.archive.org. When I look at http://web.archive.org/web/*/http://www.cnn.com it is clearly visible that it stopped working in july 2008. ...
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Is it possible to stream input into RAR

I'm using RARLABS RAR.exe to archive/backup my server data. I am familiar with using RAR for creating an archive and adding files from a folder, but what about streaming data directly into an ...
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What hardware and software specifications would you have for purchasing a data-archival system? [closed]

If you had some money to spend (approximately CAD180,000) on hardware and software to set up a data-archival system. We have a quote from Isilon Systems however before the money is spent we have to ...
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How do i list the contents of a tar file

I tried using -t like the man says, but it just waits. Example $ tar -t archive.tar (nothing)
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archive all messages account on exchange 2003 receiving multiple copies

I am using microsoft exchange 2003 on windows 2003 small business server. For the past month or so, the archiver account has been receiving multiple copies (about 15 or so) of each and every email. ...
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How can I move files into an zip archive from a batfile?

I think the header explain the question. I want to do inside a bat-file: zip /a /m myfile.log myarchive.zip where I just invented the zip comand and the options: /a add file /m Move file It is ...
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How to select a daterange of files and archive them?

We have 4 servers (Windows 2003 R2), each with a log-directory with thousands of log-files. I have written a log-viewer that collect log-files within a date range and show them in a grid. But this is ...
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Using VMWare to archive an old machine causes activation problems

I have a number of users who are migrating to new machines. I decided to try and use VMWare Converter + VMWare Player to try and image the old machines just in case they forget to migrate any files or ...
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managing media for software downloaded/purchased over the web?

Is there any advice for managing software installations downloaded from the web - both free and purchased? Currently we have built up a folder share within which we set up folders for categories of ...
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Is there a smarter tar or cpio out there for efficiently retrieving a file stored in the archive?

I am using tar to archive a group of very large (multi-GB) bz2 files. If I use tar -tf file.tar to list the files within the archive, this takes a very long time to complete (~10-15 minutes). ...
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Archiving old files without buying a full archiving system

I have a large Windows file server with about 2TB of data, about half of that is over 2 years old (based on modification date). What would be the best way of archiving off that old data, using scripts ...
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Compress files to daily/weekly/monthly archives with Windows scheduled tasks

For EDI files which need to be archived, I would like to use a compression uitility (like 7Zip) which collects and compresses files based on their file date. For example, a weekly archive ...
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Exchange Archiving Practices

What should I do about archiving Exchange mailboxes? People in the company are complaining of slow performance with their Outlook - these people have mailboxes over 5GB... I want to know what is best ...
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Tar command Solaris version for files larger than 2 GB

We have several files larger than 2GB tared using tar command UNIX version (SunOS 5.5 with last change: 1995!). There is "E" flag to tar files > 2GB. This is how it was been done: rsh sun_server tar ...
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Home-brew automatic tiered storage solutions with Linux? (Memory -> SSD -> HDD -> remote storage)

Related to this question about using an SSD for system and HDD for data, except I would like my system to do this automatically... Is it possible to have several layers of storage and push items ...
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How do I fix a broken tar file?

I have a 46GB tar file containing an .img of an old partition. Unfortunately, it produces a 0-byte file when un-tar'ed. The tar file was produced on linux, I'm on windows now. I have tried WinRAR, ...
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Splitting an archive on multiple media

I'm generating archives which are larger than my current physical media ( DVD ). I'd like to split those archives: automatically - instead of generating mini-archives by hand; consistently - so that ...
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Email Archiving

My company has been looking at setting up a way to archive all incoming and outgoing email in a searchable and reliable setup. We are running a pretty standard exchange 2003 setup, with a third party ...
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Archiving Tweets from Twitter

So I just got out of a meeting between IT, the Library Archivist, and the Journalism Faculty of the University where I work. One of the things that came up is with the new media form our campus ...
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Personal email archive alternative to PST files

If you aren't willing or able to prevent users from keeping old emails "forever", what solution do you have? Exchange 2007 allows pretty massive mailboxes, but lots of people still recommend against ...
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GUI .ar unarchiver for Mac?

Even though it's extremly old, the .ar archive format is still in use in multiple places, like Debian .deb packages. But I have not been able to find any graphical unarchiving tools for a Mac. Does ...
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Backup is not Archiving - But what requirements does archiving have?

There's related thread on how to handle archiving. I'm asking on how to find the requirements in a company on the way archiving should be done, and also the requirements that need to be fullfilled so ...
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Best way to archive a floppy disk?

I have a floppy disk or 2 that I'd like to keep for a long time, and frankly I'm amazed that they've lasted this long. I'd like to make a copy on the hard disk that I can use to recreate the floppy if ...
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Email Archiving in an Exchange Environment

We're looking into a solution to do email archiving and near-line backup of our Exchange Server 2007 environment. We currently have about 200 mailboxes and the Mailstore is approx 150 GB. We need ...