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Copy programs from one disk to another

I wish to copy all data and progams from one disk (disk 1, e:) to another disk (disk 2, f:) and then rename the drive letter of disk 2 to e:. Will the programs which i copied from disk 1 to disk 2 ...
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Which file transfer protocols support server-side copying?

I'm wondering which file transfer protocols available on Linux support server-side copying (and doesn't internally download and reupload files). The simplest use case I have is for copying large files ...
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why copying take too long from my server to External drive [closed]

I don't understand why copying 244 GB of data from a Window server would be copying at the rate of 10.49KB/sec. The server RAM is 48 GB, Processor 2.19GHZ and hard drive of 1.75TB out which 491GB is ...
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Copy Database Wizard Attach-Detach method executes forever

I have no reputation to post my screenshot I've been copying this database for about 4 hours now. It's a 30GB size, 29 data + 1 for logs (already Shrinked). The problem I see is that the ...
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rsync & source/dest & tar.gz beginner thing, too primitive for FAQs: [closed]

actually, I AM being ashame about my question (both parts of it) but could anyone help me with my problem? *) I have read how to use rsync BUT could anyone give me an example how to type it in? ...
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Creating a test database with copied data *and* its own data

I'd like to create a test database that each day is refreshed with data from the production database. BUT, I'd like to be able to create records in the test database and retain them rather than ...
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Robocopy to copy each source subfolder to different destination folder

I have a folder structure like this: Source C:\Data Data1_timestamp Data2_timestamp Data3_timestamp Data4_timestamp Destination D:\Data Data1 Data2 ...
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Robocopy MINAGE and MAXAGE

What attribute dose Robocopy look at when applying those flags? data created or updated? If I a group of files is created and later one of them is updated if I run Robocopy with a later date range ...
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Copying/syncing email from a live server over network

The scenario is as follows: Copying and then syncing from a live mail server via network(only) to another server. The mail server is live meaning that lots of files (mails) are being altered, ...
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Download big files from ESXi?

I want to move one of my vm guest between two ESXi servers. I can't do this with converter or Veaam FastSCP because I'm in another network and using this tools is extremly slow. So I'm trying to copy ...
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Windows SBS 2003 file transfers hang on write

CPU usage is ideal... as is everything else. It will start copying a file, say 700MB, then about 100MB in it will hang, and stop copying. It hangs for everyone else trying to access files on the ...
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Webmin Cluster Copy Protocol

Just toying with a clustered server farm for fun (as you do) and experimenting with Webmin and its 'clustered' modules. It has a feature that can copy files from one server to another on a repeating ...
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Copy a folder and all contents using group policy preferences?

I have used Group Policy Preferences to copy files to client computers many times. I can't figure out if it is possible to copy a single folder (including contents) to a client computer. Am I just ...
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What's the best program to use for copying 12TB of data onto 4 3TB hard drives on linux?

I have a 12TB enclosure that's filled with data (ext3). I'd like to make a copy of it, spanned across individual 3TB disks, each of which is readable on its own (no RAID or bonding). Ideally, I'd like ...
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How to copy junction points on Windows XP?

I have tried several different tools in order to be able to copy junction points on Windows XP but none of them copied the junction point as junction point. All programs I have tried so far are ...
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How can I copy a VHD image back to a physical disc?

It's quite easy to backup a real drive to VHD, e.g. with Sysinternal's Disk2VHD on XP or with Windows Image Backup on Windows 7. But how do I copy that file back? It's possible by booting a recovery ...
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Copying SQL Server 2005 Databases

We currently have a single SQL server (2005, on a Windows server 2003 machine) with 3 DBs on it that I would like to just straight copy so that I can run some test on them for an upgrade. I don't ...
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Ubuntu SCP copy stalls

I have problem copying files to cloud servers with SCP from my office. When I do scp of 17MB war file it says STALLED and then reconnect and again says stalled like the one below: #scp ...
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Whats the best way to shuttle large files between many servers?

Im currently using scp, but it seems to become slower and slower every day. Im up to 30 servers, and I need to shuffle around 3-5k files per day, with the average size of 200-400MB. I used rsync ...
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Can you recommend a reliable file copying program that deals with file locking?

I'm looking for a file copying utility (for Windows) that will take into account file locking in the destination folder. The situation is we have multiple shares on multiple servers where our ...
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Copying Thousands of Files from a search result to one directory

I have a lot of identically named "data.xml" files on my system in different directories. A basic Windows search easily finds all of these. I would love to be able to do a search on these, find them, ...
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sql store procedures

i want to copy store procedures from one database to other database with different servers.. may i know how
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copy all *.mkv in subdirectories to parent directory

Roughly, I have a folder setup like this on a linux server: /show/season01/show01/shows01e01.mkv /show/season02/show01/shows02e01.mkv /show/season03/show01/shows03e01.mkv I want to eliminate the ...
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Tracking or auditing file copy

Everything that I know about programming tells me that this isn't a trivial task, but is there a way to track if something has been copied off a computer to an external drive? All I can find in ...
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Copying mounted/used big file

Do you know any Linux app which is able to copy mounted/used file? Similar behaviour to rebuilding RAID1 array - you can use master drive, while the second is rebuilding/mirroring content from the ...
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copying large directory with cp fills memory

We are using rsnapshot for backups. It uses hard links to efficiently store unchanged files, and rsyncs the changed files from servers. The hard linking part calls a command like this cp -al ...
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Parallel File Copy

I have a list of files I need to copy on a Linux system - each file ranges from 10 to 100GB in size. I only want to copy to the local filesystem. Is there a way to do this in parallel - with multiple ...
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Copying files locally on a network folder

I noticed that copying a large file from one location on a network drive to another location on the same network drive takes much longer than copying it locally. Instead of copying the file locally, ...
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Linux file copy with ETA?

I'm copying a large amount of files between disks. There's approximately 16 GB of data. I'd like to see progress information, and even an estimated time of completion from the command line. Any ...
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How to copy a 200GB file faster?

I got a 200GB .tgz file on server A(RHEL 5.2). I wanna transfer that file to server B (RHEL 5.3). Server B is on ESXi 4 Update1. I gave 10GB to that Server B VM, with 4 vCPUs. Both Server A and ...
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Restore From Database instead of File

In searching the ServerFault for situations similar to mine, I can't find one. We have a "training" and a live database for an application. The "training" database is used for development and ...
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Copy files between two windows machines on seperate domains

I need to copy several database backups between two computers. The source computer initiates the copy and is a Windows 2000 pc and is a member of domain1. The destination machine is running Windows ...
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Copying large amount of data between volumes on Windows 2008, fast method?

I need to copy data from/to very large volumes (2TB) on a Windows 2008 Server. Are there any tools I should consider using that maximizes throughput (hopefully with a resume-function)? I've always ...
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Copy directory structure on top of another

I would like to move a directory and all its contents ontop of another. By this I mean, that if I have two directories, A and B and I want to move B onto A, I want files and directories that are not ...
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Copying files within a Workgroup

I have three boxes operating in a Windows Server workgroup within a closed network. (No Domain / No AD) There are several derivations of the scenario that I'm about to outline, but I'm sure I will be ...
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Automatically copy files out of directory

I had a user's laptop stolen recently during shipping and it was setup with windows live sync. The thief or buyer's kids took some photos of themselves and they were synced to the user's my documents. ...
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Samba by CIFS, problems with copying directory tree

I have server with samba share, which is mounted by CIFS on my client machine under /media/photos. /media/photos ownership is root:samba, and my user also is member of group samba. In smb.conf on ...
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1GBit copy throughput, protocol independent

I've a question which bothers me since quite some time now. I have several environments and servers. All of them are connected to 1 Gbit ethernet swiches (e.g. Cisco 3560). My understanding is, that ...
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copy a folder under linux server to windows server

Hello I need to find a way to transfer the daily backup folder of my Debian server to a Windows server weekly. What would be the easiest and most stable way to achieve this? Would I definitely need a ...
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Copying files with permissions

We have a new Windows 2008 server and want to transfer over our old files. Tried using Robocopy with /E /SEC /COPYALL, but did not do anything, RichCopy copies the files between the computers but does ...
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Network Traffic flow

Let's say I copy a network folder(Machine A) contents to another(Machine B) and I do this copying operation on a different machine (Machine C). How does the traffic flow? Does the data flow from ...
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Copying a large file causes thrashing

I've seen the related questions, and they don't provide answers. I'm running Windows Server 2008, Service Pack 2, 64 bit, on quad-core servers with 32 GB of RAM. I regularly work with files that are ...
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SQL Server 2005: Copy database failing with unhelpful error

> Event Name: OnTaskFailed Message: > Operator: ***\administrator > Source Name: > ***_Transfer > Objects Task Source ID: > {9135C978-DD50-4418-A843-7E8FCE455181} > ...
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Quickest way of moving a large number of files?

I've got to move around 320,000 files, 80,000 folders (only 100 Gb) of data. Some files are > 1GB but most are < 1kB. I've had a look at ...
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copy vmware vmdk files while vm is running

I need to copy some VMs from one datastore to another. I'm running ESX 3.5 U3, VMs are mostly Windows-based. I don't care about data integrity since it's only to test NetApps deduplication on the ...
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Network Copying Query

I have a Windows 2003 SBS server running on a DL380 with 2 LAN cards as follows: 192.168.2.2 = LAN 100mb / 192.168.10.1 = copy subnet 1000mb I have a Windows 2008 standard server running on another ...
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Completely Copying Over Application Installs in Windows

I've got a Windows Server 2003 computer with a payroll application, and a new Server 2008 System that I'm migrating to. My question is regarding (I believe) all Windows: How can I track all files ...
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Large File Copy Tool accross Flaky Connection

I am looking to copy some large files accross a flaky WAN connection. Is there a tool I can use which will auto resume when the network fall over briefly and let me manually resume if I have to fix it ...
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win2003 way to copy folders in a smart way?

I have 2 folders, the first: C:\folder1 C:\folder1\subfolder\a.txt C:\folder1\subfolder\b.txt and the second: C:\folder2 C:\folder2\subfolder\a.txt I would like to merge them like ...
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Robust file-copying utility

I'm looking for a file copy utility that allows me to control what files and directories are to be copied specifying rules like: IF source-file-date IS GREATER THAN target-file-date THEN overwrite IF ...