A directory, also commonly called a folder, is a filesystem object used for organizing files and other directories.

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Apache directory listing

Hi i previously had setup a web server using apache 2.0.65, but i decided to update to 2.2. After updating i noticed that the look of the directory listing changed. It previously looked like this, but ...
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LDAP: what's with objectClass top?

I'm trying to get my head around LDAP and have installed a test OpenLDAP server (latest version slapd 2.4.31-1+nmu2) on a Debian 7.3.0 amd64 machine. After the basic setup which is done as part of the ...
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How do I symlink one directory to a chrooted (jailed) directory?

'm trying to create a folder (directory) for a jailed user on my server that will allow him to access another folder outside of his jail. I'm trying to do this with symlink but all it does is create a ...
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IIS: directory only accessible from/over a specific subdomain

to explain my purpose, this example of a directory structure: C:\www\ C:\www\folder-1 The domain "example.com" has "C:\www\" as home directory, and the domain "member.example.com" has the home ...
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Windows 7 / 2008 connect to VPN at login with Group Policy

I am trying to find a way to have windows 7 VPN clients connect to the VPN server automatically via Group Policy. I tried using a login script but it looks like the scripts are shared from sysvol and ...
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Apache: ExpiresByType per directory?

I have a folder with javascript files that should expire faster than the normal scripts. Is it possible to let files expire per directory using Apache 2 other than .htaccess? <IfModule ...
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Powershell - I can create folders with a future date label, but the year is not changing

So, I use Powershell to archive user directories, after a user has left. We keep the archive for 6 months before we delete it. The script is supposed to label the archived folder as "DeleteAfter-(6 ...
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Cannot rename new folders in a server folder

Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 - Windows 7 SP1 - Folder located on server, normally accessed via drive letter There is one folder on the network where all users have modify rights. Suddenly people are ...
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Unable to join 64-bit Windows 8.1 Pro Client to Windows 2003 domain. Win 7 works fine

I am unable to join a 64-bit Windows 8.1 Pro Client to our Windows 2003 domain. A 64-bit Windows 7 client joins fine. After installing Windows 8.1, before joining to domain, if I run nltest ...
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Shared file size limited to local drive size

I wish to use alfresco as a shared file system using Windows (XP, 7 & 8) Explorer. I can access the shared folder, and can modify files on it. I can mount the alfresco filesystem, and it mounts ...
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Mount a folder on OpenVZ Container

I'm struggling to get an NFS filesystem mounted on godaddy VPS. It looks like they are using OpenVZ, and I'm unable to mount an NFS filesystem share from one VPS to another. Does anyone know a way to ...
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find directories in the current directory, older than 5 days and archive them

This is basic questions. I need to find folders in the current working directory(not recursively) and if they are older than 5 days archive them. zip or tar.gz is fine. I can find the folders with ...
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DocumentRoot Directory Apache httpd

I want to make changes over my httpd.conf file of Apache running in Windows, but I want to know why need to use (or declare) the same root twice. DocumentRoot "C:/Apache/htdocs" <Directory /> ...
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Copy any file with a specific file extension in subfolders into a folder

I found a script on here that would use 7zip and extract all the files in all the sub-folders of a specific folder and put them in their own folder using the script below. What I need is add to it ...
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Rename subfolder directories Windows 2008 R2

Just trying to work out a way to rename some sub folders and could do with some help. Basically, When our staff write documentation for a proposal, they create a folder with the project name. When ...
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windows server C drive and shared folder permission [closed]

i have an app, that needs to run in the folder in root of C drive (C:\AppFolder). And on client, i need map network drive for C:\ because that app searches for \AppFolder... directory. So i have ...
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Setting folder permission on a remote Windows 2008 R2 server in PowerShell or Command Prompt

Does anyone know of a way to set a folder's permissions on a remote server using either PowerShell or the command prompt? In other words, sitting at server01, launch PS or CP, type a command to set ...
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Apache virtual hosts, aliasing, and directories

If you have an Apache running at somewhere.net, and you have a number of virtual hosts as well (a.somewhere.net, b.somewhere.net), you can access directories on the main branch while you are on the ...
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Folder sizes differ within two copied NTFS file trees (using ntfs-3g)

I have a NTFS partition, that I previously used with a Windows machine. I installed ntfs-3g as a filesystem driver in CentOS, then mounted the drive. I copy the contents (cp) to a different NTFS ...
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Given an original and backup filesystem, how can I find out if any files are missing?

I found from this posting on Stackoverflow, if you just wanted to get a list of corresponding files whose content differs, then you could execute: diff --brief --recursive dir1/ dir2/ ...and ...
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How to view all the steps involved in ldapsearch operation?

I am using $> ldapsearch -x -H ldap://<Directory Server IPv4 Address> -D cn=admin,o=myorg -s one -b t=TEST -v to view some entries at level one in my tree, this is working fine. ...
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Collect Email addresses

I'm trying to collect all the email addresses from my Active Directory users. We don't use Exchange and when it was initially set up no emails were entered. Now we are trying to build a mailing list ...
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Expose a directory as public but hide another same-level directory

I have a web application that has the following directory structure: /subdomain_name /app /public This web application is installed for every new user in our VPS. They provide a subdomain ...
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When searching Active Directory account, System.Runtime.InteropServices.COMException: The time limit for this request was exceeded

I am getting error when i search for LDAP users in AD. If I restrict the DirectorySearcher.SizeLimit = 1, then i am getting the result (1 result returned). But when I increase the SizeLimit to more ...
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Is it possible to exclude empty directories when creating a tar?

I have a backup command which looks like this: tar cvpzf /backup/incremental-$now.tar.gz --after-date='1 day ago' -C / etc/ home/ root/ --exclude-from=/root/exclusion_list.txt ...
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centos6 lost '/etc/pki/tls/' folder

I am trying to learn how to install ssl_mod, but with some wrong operation, I lost /etc/pki/tls/ folder. I am trying to yum remove mod_ssl, yum install mod_ssl, but still can not create anything ...
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Is the Apache Directory directive supposed to be relative to the DocumentRoot or not?

Is the Apache Directory directive supposed to be relative to the DocumentRoot or not? I ask in the context of a VirtualHost, but it shouldn't make any difference. In other words, is it supposed to ...
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Directory theme of apache

I have a server with a web site. My document root is /var/www. My configuration: <VirtualHost *:80> Servername www.eeeeeb.fr ServerAdmin max@eeeeeb.fr DocumentRoot ...
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Powershell to add users to a group

I have written this bit of PS to add users from a text file to and AD group that the user inputs. It works fine except for the if statement. The if statement is supposed to check the group to see if ...
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Apache2 with Passenger and subdirectory with file listing

I have a server configured with redmine using apache2 and redmine. The configuration was relative easy: <VirtualHost localhost> RailsEnv production # create a link in ...
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Access to mails from old exchange server

We currently have 20GB of emails in public folders in our old exchange. Our new external provider do not support public folders on their exchange servers. We ideally would like to find a ...
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How to use a load balancer with apache with php based applications?

I have found that i need to add another server to my setup but my web application is designed with php. Basically, in my application, there is a mkdir command that makes a directory for the user. If i ...
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Software for syncing two folders?

I have a SQL Database that is running 15 minute backups to a folder on the local disk. I also have a maintenance task in SQL Server that's automatically deleting any backups that are over 1 hour old. ...
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Looking to generate a directory exception to .htpasswd SSL-protected site

I have an entire site under .htpasswd with SSL - any http requests are rejected - and am trying to exempt a folder from the rule. Either to do a basic .htpasswd for the directory, or make it open. I'm ...
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SVNParentPath directory authorization

The question is a bit stupid but I can't get it sorted. I have a server with SVN that uses the SVNPath directive in httpd.conf and all works fine with path authorizations. Now I'm installing a second ...
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Why should you run cd . before doing anything?

In this compilation of sysadmin horrors, one of the authors writes, as a rule of thumb: Always do a cd . before doing anything. Why would you want to do that?
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Find in all sub directories [closed]

I have a directory with many sub directories, I want to find a file in this directories so I use this command: find ./ -name test.php but this command search just in the top level directory, how ...
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SSH - ftp user multiple folder permissions [closed]

I have a server with SSH access. Hope anyone can help me very quickly with permissions. I have a folder, in that folder there are 10 more folders (f1, f2, f3, f4, f5, f6, f7, f8, f9, f10). I created ...
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How to open a directory contains “-”? [closed]

How can I open a directory via PUTTY that contains -? For example the name of dir is: some-thing-dir cd /some-thing-dir not working.
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Is there a hard limit to the number of files a directory can have? [duplicate]

Wondering if there is a limit to the number of files that can be stored inside a directory, in CentOS 6. There is one particular directory which could potentially have millions of subdirectories. ...
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compare 2 directories and copy differences in a 3rd directory

Running ubuntu 12.04, I want to compare 2 directories, say folder1/ and folder2/ and copy any files that are different to folder3/. There are also nested files, so matching subdirectories should be ...
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Accessing files using folder name and ~folder name

When I try to access a folder: cd "c:\users\myname\google drive\apache-tomcat-7.0.25" it works fine. However when I try: cd C:\Users\myname\GOOGLE~1\apache-tomcat-7.0.25 it doesn't (folder not ...
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Can't start MYSQL after changing directories

So I started running out of space on my linux hard disk. I added another hard drive and now I want to change the MySQL directories. So instead of saving the data into the old hard drive, it saves it ...
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Apache 2.2 Ldap Authantication error 500 - AuthLDAPURL

I have an Apache server on RHEL 6 that uses our active directory for authentication, We added a new "LocationMatch" AuthLDAPURL ...
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Setup custom domain with folder in path for Blogger hosted blog

Google Blogger makes it easy to put a blog at a custom top-level domain or custom subdomain, such as: www.example.com blog.example.com The setup involves creating a CNAME pointing to: ...
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How to “cd” to non utf8 directory

How can I change directory to directory that name consists of non ASCII default characters? root@senior:/media/data/hudba/# ls . -l total 3096 -rwxr-xr-x 2 user users 3160192 Jul 31 2006 Lucie ...
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Sharing folders with other user on Ubuntu 12.04

I have recently set up a server on Ubuntu 12.04 . I have an mail server hosted on the same server. Now, there are a number of users with email id at my domain who can ssh to my server to see the ...
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Linux directory moved

a directory was moved with mv command in a Linux box, what logs should be looked at for such action? in root bash_history i can see the command was used, unfortunatly bash_history was not recording ...
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windows 2008 r2 Change owner on multiple folders

I've a quest to change the owner on about 800 folders. The owner should be equal to the folder name. I've tried something like this: set /p userDir=username ICACLS "D:\test\%userDir%" /setowner ...
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Local login script to delete folder of currently logged in user

How can I create a login script that will delete the contents of the folder below, each time a user logs off of a PC? (We have a shared PC that about a dozen users use, for a particular program. That ...