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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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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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Exchange 2010 Retention

I have set up Retention tags n Policy for all users in my organization to 3 years after which mails are moved to the online-archive. Now some of the users have a folder called 'imp-emails' which they ...
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how to backup/sync and zipped ftp content to local drive (unix)

I know we can use the lftp command with "repeat mirror" flag but the files mirrored are not zipped so it will require huge local storage, what is the workaround/alternative? cheers
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zip of files with extended attributes

I need to archive and compress a large number of files but some of those files may have extended attributes whose content I don't want to lose. My understanding is that zip doesn't do that. Is there ...
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Finding HP archiving Stub emails

In exchange 2007 managed content, is it possible to search all mailboxes for a mail item using the message class, i.e. IPM.Note.PERSISTMailItem is there a powershell script for this.
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Segmenting mysql backups using tar

In addition to using mysqldump, I've been backing up my mysql server by tarring up /var/lib/mysql for redundancy and convenience. This directory includes ibdata, ib_logfile0, and ib_logfile1 as well ...
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MongoDB Backup & purge

I'm exploring solutions for a basic dbadmin need : periodically backing up and purging data in MongoDB. Basically, I need a logrotate for mongodb. I have a backend program filling a collection. I ...
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Update jar file inside jar

Previous to the deploy of an application I need to add a file inside a war which is inside an ear file. Right now I am doing it by extracting first the war file, updating the war file and then ...
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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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Exchange 2013 - New Archive Database

Some of my Exchange 2013 accounts have a giant mailbox, and Outlook runs very SLOW, I want to create a separate Archive Mailbox. I think the best practice to do this is to create a new Exchange ...
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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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Archiving Emails: Multiple Transports in Postfix?

I'm trying to archive incoming mail by routing it to a PHP script (which inserts it into a database) before sending the email to the destination server. If I configure my /etc/postfix/transport as ...
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How do I take an eml file and place it in the inbox for journaling, without sending the email?

I have an archiving system that reads both envelope and legacy journaling messages in an Exchange 2010 environment. The journaling target is simply a mailbox that receives a copy of every SMTP ...
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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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Enable manual archiving for Outlook 2010

In our environment, we are using Outlook 2010 version 14.0.7. Under the file tab in Outlook, I want a specified user to have the option to go to 'Cleanup Tools' and then click on 'Archive' but it is ...
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make Postfix to bcc mail twice

I am running a Postfix mail-server, to scan mails I forward them to amavis, after the scanning amavis forward the mail to ciphermail (a program that automatically de- and encrypts emails). Ciphermail ...
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How can I enlist the content of a zip archive, but only the first level?

I have a big zip file and I want to know what it's contain. I know I can run: zipinfo file.zip but the output is too verbose and there are a lot of files in the sub-directories. I want to see a ...
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Exchange 2010 Whitespace after Archive move

We have multiple Archive Mailbox databases. I have had to create a new one with 500GB of Data space for the archives and 150GB for the logging files. The problem I am having is that even after ...
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Is Lync chat, or Persistent Chat a viable alternative to email based alerts? [closed]

I'm dealing with an envrionment that mostly uses email for alerting. The issue I have is that all emails must be journaled by policy. In addition, each email is replicated via SMTP using SMTP ...
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Archiving Maildir++ folders in Dovecot

I'm running Dovecot on my mail server and storing messages in the Maildir++ format. Within a user's mailbox there are folders that I would like to archive (i.e. not be synced over IMAP but still be ...
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Users are accumulating files everywhere and being wasteful/disorganised, what's the best strategy and supporting tools to help clean it up?

One strategy being considered is: Advise users of the official locations that important working documents should be kept and that files kept in all other locations may be removed at will each month ...
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How to differentiate between primary mailbox and archive mailbox in mapi while getting mailboxes using IExchangeManageStore::GetMailboxTable?

I'm using mapi to retrieve information about mailboxes in my organization. When I use IExchangeManageStore::GetMailboxTable method, it returns both primary mailboxes and archive mailboxes. How do I ...
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How to change default duplicity archive directory?

How can I change the duplicity default archive directory (~/.cache/)? The following option seems to be ignored. Option --archive-dir=/volume4/duplicity/cache/ --name backup duplicity 0.6.21 ...
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Best Practices for adding Exchange Archive to current 3 server setup

I'm looking to add an Archive Database (which I know is just a Mailbox Database) to our current Exchange 2010 environment. I have done this in the past at a previous job, but we had a simpler setup ...
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Dicom: What are my options? [closed]

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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General Advice about an archive solution. ~15tb and growing.

I need a better storage and archive system for my small business's files. Specifically the files are completed video projects. Beyond time and cost limitations what is holding me back is I don't ...
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Outlook 2010 Inbox folder deleted but it is still trying to archive it

One of my users has dozens of PST files, one for each project he is working on. He has a folder for each under the inbox, and once a project is finished, he has archived the rest of the files in that ...
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How to make a copy of an installed Ubuntu machine's packages, without internet access

I have an existing Ubuntu 12.04 server, with all the packages that I need in /var/cache/apt/archives. I have a fresh install of 12.04 at a customer site with (deliberately) no internet access. How ...
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How to maintain up-to-date snapshot tar archive efficiently?

I have a large directory of files and I would like to maintain a single compressed tar archive that I can server over http containing all the files which is brought up to date once each day. Many of ...
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Personal Archive not Visible in Outlook

I just added a second user to my Exchange 2010 box, it is in coexistence with exc2003. My account is already set up and working with a personal archive folder. The user I just set up however is ...
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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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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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cron job to archive files older than xyz days [closed]

I would like to archive all of the files older than Xdays. the files are in /home/user1/ and i would like to move the archive to /home/user1/folder_backup/ i am running ubuntu server 12
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No option to archive Outlook on Windows 7 with Outlook 2010

I currently have a user who desperately needs to archive his email and there is no option on his Outlook currently to do so.
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Cisco Archiving of Logs - Rebooting device resets file count but doesn't remove files

We are using the cisco IOS feature of configuration archiving and it has been very useful. One thing we are finding is that we have set the maximum file count to 14, which is fine. Except when we ...
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How to prevent file fragmenting when you are creating archive

i have a test environment with subversion, im making DUMP files (20GB) and then compressing it. It gives me 12GB file, but with over 500 fragments. Question is, is there a way to archive file into one ...
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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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Not all events appear in Nagios history (archive)

in the "Host & Service history" of my check_mk interface I can see various events, but a lot of events are missing. On the default interface at "View Alert History For This Service" or in the ...
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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 ...
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Exchange retention work cycle properties

I've setup retention tags and policies in Exchange, but only run when I execute start-managedfolderassistant Upon running the command get-mailboxserver | fl name,*workcycle*, ...
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Can MySQL use multiple data directories on different physical storage devices

I am running MySQL with its data dir on a 128Gb SSD. I am dealing with large datasets (~20Gb) that are loaded and processed weekly, each stored in a separate DB for the purposes of time point ...
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Is there a way to use netcat to transfer a gzipped file to a remote destination?

I have an archive I need to transfer to a remote destination but the target drive is not big enough to hold both the compressed archive and the uncompressed files. I wonder if there are some ...
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Not possible to extract tar.gz archive in Centos

I have just uploaded tar.gz archive to my Centos server from my home Windows 7 computer. Before that, it was extracted from .zip archive. When I try to extract it: tar -xvf file.tar.gz gunzip ...
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Image archiving on network folders

Our company uses Symantec Enterprise Vault to archive network folders and files, presumably to save on disk space. I can't see any other benefits. Our company is an architectural firm, and the ...
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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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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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enkive mail archive search functionality

I have set up enkive mail archive as shown in the installation guide, with exchange setup. Few problems that I have are: Archiving same email twice searching for recipient or sender does not ...
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cannot log into enkive mail archive

I have set up enkive on centos. I cannot seem to log into the the web interface and have followed all instructions listed here I get the following error when i use enkive username and password enkive ...
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WinZip, 7zip, Winrar Command Line to Compress structure of folders

I have a Windows Server 2008R2 which has a massive file share of Video files, I need to run a zip command line in a batch script which will : a) Compress / zip each video file inside each folder ...