Short for "difference" or "differencing", in computing, "diff" refers to a data comparison that calculates and displays the differences between two objects (usually files or directories).

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Import VMs with differencing VHD into Hyper-V 2012

I've recently installed Windows Server 2012 to my test server to run Hyper-V test environment. I have bunch of old VMs which were created in Windows Server 2008 R2 Hyper-V which I didn't export in ...
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Powershell find orphaned processes

I am looking for a way to find processes that do not have a parent process running (orphaned processes). Im attempting to do this using win32_process. I have the query that returns the attributes ...
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Load, Compare & Diff Registry of Windows Servers & Clients on VHDs?

We are deploying various Windows Servers {2008, 2012} & Clients {7,8.x, 10} and various custom applications, versions & special utilities. Without bothering the audience here on specifics of ...
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how to compare and move the matched string files in different locations

I have a two different .zip files in /tmp/1/ and /tmp/2 I want to compare these two different location files and move the matched string files into /tmp/3 /tmp/1 ArchiveFile_aaa.zip ArchiveFile_bbb....
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How can I check if a directory contains the same files of a TAR archive?

Let's say I have a folder Documents and a TAR file Documents.tar, how to check if the tar file contains the same files that are present in the directory? The more obvious solution to me would be to ...
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Xen dom0 and domu ifconfig returns different stats

I expected that when I use ifconfig command to display network traffic RX and TX values both for dom0 and domu machine, there are differences. I run once ping inside the domu. domu ifconfig command ...
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Help with diffs - Neither WebSVN or OpenGrok are diffing

I'm having issues which may or may not be related (excuse the vagueness). In Web SVN, I can't select multiple revisions and compare - when I hit compare, I get a page with nothing on it other than ...
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Unable to apply patch generated with diff on SunOS server

I generated a patchfile of 2 directories using this command: diff -ur source-20110125 source > mailpatch3.patch Now I would like to apply the patch, doing this: patch -p1 < mailpatch3.patch ...
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Bacula and send file list to RunAfterJob script

I have Bacula backup server. And I run sripts before and after backuping, using RunBeforeJob and RunAfterJob. Can I send to script in "RunAfterJob" parameter contained list of backuped files?