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

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Should images be stored on a subdomain or subdirectory?

I'm working on a sharing app where images get stored for 24 hours. Does it bring any advantages to store them on a subdomain http://imgs.example.com instead of a subdirectory ...
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MySql - Lost /var/lib/mysql directory [closed]

So, the thing is that I was messing around with directories to backup and I delete the folder /var/lib/mysql and now i cant connect to my database gettin this error (I'm using plesk panel): ...
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Does a Windows Server 2012 FRSM auto-applied quota at a root folder mean the root folder has a cumulative quota equal to all subfolder quotas?

I've done some reading on TechNet and run a few searches for this answer, but so far haven't found anything. I have a root folder with 9 subfolders, and I assigned an auto apply template to the root ...
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Should websites live in /var/ or /usr/ according to recommended usage?

According to a guide on the Linux directory structure, /usr/ is for application files, and /var/ is for files that change (I assume this means "files that belong to the applications"). Is this ...
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How do I enable W3C extended logging on Apache (LAMP or XAMPP)?

How can I enable W3C extended log format on LAMP and where will the default log directory be located (and named what)? (or XAMPP)
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Nginx and multiple applications

I am new to nginx, and here what I am trying to achieve : I have only one domain name. I want to have several applications, accessible with something like : mydomain.com/app1 mydomain.com/app2 etc ...
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Apache2 - 301 Redirect when missing “/” at the end of directory in the url

I haven't really noticed this Redirect(301) when requesting a url like this without slash("/") at the end: http://server/directory The server will respone with a 301 Redirect Permanent header with a ...
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How to quickly move files and folders from local server to amazon ec2 instance?

Moving script files from local server to amazon ec2 instance through winscp drag drop is taking too long for me from windows local server. How to quickly move files and folders from local server to ...
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Can I have two (or more) Apache VirtualHosts separated by subdirectories?

I think this is a simple question, but let me explain better. I have the following development environment: Ubuntu Server 12.04 LTS; Apache 2.4; PHP 5.5; Everything is working fine, except the ...
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Why a given user can access a folder and another one does not?

I have two servers: Server one: deploy@server:/home/vftp$ ls -la total 24 drwxr-xr-x 6 ftp ftp 4096 May 7 2013 . drwxr-xr-x 7 root root 4096 Jul 19 2013 .. dr-xr-xr-- 3 ftp ftp 4096 Feb 18 ...
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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 ...
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How can i manipulate the find command to “find” the directories the “found” file is in?

So i'm trying to use the find command to find all files in my system with mtime -x. It does this but it does not "find" the directories of the file. find . -mtime -2 -exec rsync -av {} /destination/ ...
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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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Python code location on debian [closed]

Simple question, which of these is a better directory setup for locating my project and why, as I have seen both recommended on different tutorial sites: Option 1: ...
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apache override authentication in a specific folder

How do I change/override the authentication in apache to a different one in a subfolder? I tried this one but it didn't work. How can I fix it? <Directory "/"> AuthName "Front End Access" ...
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Changing MySQL data directory in Ubuntu Server 10.04

I was getting the following error when trying to change the data directory in ubuntu server 10.04. 100809 19:33:00 [Note] Plugin 'FEDERATED' is disabled. /usr/sbin/mysqld: Can't find file: ...
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User folder not showing up in Windows Explorer

I have a user that logs into the domain receiving an error message regarding their "my documents" folder being inaccessible. Browsing the D:\Users directory using Windows Explorer on the server, the ...
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Show website on one server in subfolder on another server

I have two websites. One website is a microsite developed by someone else, hosted on a subdomain and I would like to serve this website via a URL on the second website, for example: ...
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Using named groups in a DirectoryMatch directive

I have the following directive in my httpd.conf: <DirectoryMatch ^/path/(?P<SI>[^/]+)/logs/bibi> php_admin_value open_basedir /path/?P=<SI>/ </DirectoryMatch> The ...
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Composer runtime error when deleting subdirectories

I am running 'composer install' on my server, and then using the script feature to delete all subdirectories called '.git' but I am running in the following composer error. Delete all .git dirs find: ...
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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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script for win/dos to create folders from list of names in a file

Scripting question. Dang, it should be easier than this. I have a file with a list of names. I'd like to turn those names into folders. Whenever I try the FOR loop, all I get is the name of ...
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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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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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Add directory structure to SVN, without files

Is there a way to add a directory structure to an SVN repository without adding the files contained in the folders?
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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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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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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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ASP.NET Webapp Works as Full Website, but not as Application

I have a fairly simple ASP.NET (targeting.NET 4.0) web app, which is used as a dynamic request form. I have tested this and it is working as a Web Site within IIS 7 running on Windows Server 2008 R2. ...
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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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Check to see if a directory exists remotely (shell script)

Is there a way to see if a directory exists on a remote server? Perhaps there's a better way, but I'm writing an application deployment script, and I want to create a directory on a remote server if ...
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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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Redirecting subsite on same domain to other IIS using HTTPS

I've seen many similar questions (and answers) on this subject, but none seem to be on exactly the same situation I am facing. Which is weird since I don't think it is that special, so forgive me if I ...
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How to load my app from client's domain name

I am building a SAAS product which is hosted on abc.com and i will have few clients with domains client1.com, client2.org, client3.in etc. Now i want to serve my application to each client on their ...
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How to keep the full path with rsync?

When backing up with rsync, How do I keep the full directory structure? For example, the remote server is saturn, and I want to backup saturn's /home/udi/files/pictures to a local directory named ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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lighttpd access control affecting subdirectory trees sibling to a htpasswd file

Suppose I have a htdocs directory tree served by lighttpd htdocs htdocs/foo htdocs/foo/spam htdocs/foo/eggs htdocs/foo/eggs/stirred htdocs/foo/eggs/fried htdocs/bar htdocs/bar/bacon Now I'd like to ...