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

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How to upload a directory recursively to an FTP server by just using ftp or lftp?

I am writing a Linux shell script to copy a local directory to a remote server (removing any existing files). Local server: ftp and lftp commands are available, no ncftp or any graphical tools. ...
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Finding out what is using up the most space on an FTP server

My company has hosted FTP, and we are currently over our disk quota. I need a way of finding out which folders on the FTP are the biggest culprits, so I can see if I can get rid of anything. I don't ...
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How to make rsync delete destination directories no longer existing at source? [closed]

I have hard drive that I back up with rsync to a network-attached storage. There are some non-empty directories at the destination (the nas) that do not exist on the source anymore. It is not a ...
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Mount Remote CIFS/SMB Share as a Folder not a Drive Letter

Is there any way to mount a remote CIFS/SMB/SAMBA share as a folder/directory and not as a drive letter. For example, I want this map: \\Server\ShareName -> C:\Folder\ShareName Instead of the usual ...
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Status of replication support in ApacheDS?

The features page indicates they're expecting to support multi-master replication "soon". Does it have any basic master-slave replication yet or does it currently not support any form of replication?
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Difference between <Location> and <Directory> Apache directives

I have Zend Server installed and noticed something like the following was added to my httpd.conf file: <Location /ZendServer> Order Allow,Deny Allow from 127.0.0.1 </Location> Alias /...
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Can't resize Folder properties window

I've opened the properties window of a folder to view it's security groups, but the security group names are too long to be fully readable in the security tab. There is no way to resize the window. ...
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Apache VirtualHost Proxy with a Subdirectory

Currently, we have an IIS server as our primary web server. We are implementing an Apache server in its place, but still need to have the IIS server accessible. Typically, this is a simple thing, ...
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Active Directory Users Delegated Permissions

This is probably a dumb question, but how does the delegated user access ad to make these changes? I have set this up but a user cannot launch the active directory users and groups tool. Only admins ...
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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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Best method to track folder size growth over time?

I have a file server that has a pretty large folder tree. There's a shared folder, under that are 5 departmental folders. Nested inside of those are thousands of subfolders and files. I would like ...
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chef remote_directory permissions

I have checked https://docs.chef.io/resource_remote_directory.html and http://joerussbowman.tumblr.com/post/58241535331/chef-remote-directory-is-basically first of all. chef-client version 12.2.1 ...
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Least, secure and enough permissions for public_html and folders and files under public_html using SuPHP for shared hosting environment

I have a server with SuPHP and DirectAdmin. Many (but not ALL) of my users are running Joomla and Wordpress. Will it make a problem if I chmod public_html and sub-folders to 700? Will they NEED more ...
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Windows 2008 R2 folder prompt for credentials

I cannot find an answer to this question, so I am hoping someone here can help. We have a couple folders on our NAS that only our Help Desk techs can get into for install and troubleshooting purposes....
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Windows network folder directory list inconsistent when viewed from two different client machines

I am on a corporate network using Windows. There is a network share provided by a NetApp appliance. When I log on to two different machines and view the network drive, I see inconsistent directory ...
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What is a good convention for website directory structure?

Do to some changes in personel at my company I have inherited the responsability over administering our web server. Unfortunately there does not seem to have been a standard convention used for ...
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Migrate local user to LDAP server and keep the old user directory

I have an existing Debian server with a lot of local user (these user account are used for application authentication and keeps files in each home directory), and I want to migrate all the local user ...
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Specify which directores to look for .htaccess file

I'd read that enabling .htaccess for all directories causes a performance overhead, because all subfolders are also scanned for .htaccess files. I'd like to only have the .htaccess file read in: /var/...
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Automatic Notification of New or Changed Files in a Folder or Share [closed]

I'm looking for some Open Source [free] or relatively inexpensive solution for monitoring specific folders on a file system and 'Windows' network with several shares. When a file is added or changed, ...
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Ensuring a repeatable directory ordering in linux

I run a hosted continuous integration company, and we run our customers' code on Linux. Each time we run the code, we run it in a separate virtual machine. A frequent problem that arises is that a ...
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Remote I/O costs with a Content Delivery Network

As far as I know, the time complexity of scanning a directory and the amount of files in said directory are correlated due to I/O costs. Would the administrative costs of placing the files in a hashed ...
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Deleting sub-directories from multiple parent folders in Windows

I'm looking for a script in Windows that will delete subdirectories older than 7 days but for multiple parent folders, I don't want to list them one by one in my batch file. My folders are structured ...
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logrotating files in a directories and its subdirectories

Is it possible to get logrotate to consider logfiles in a directory and all its subdirectories? (i.e. without explicitly listing the subdirectories.)
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Active Directory Folder Effective Permissions of all users

I know that is easy to get the effective permissions of one group or user over a folder, but I want to know if it is possible to get the effective permissions for all users on my shared folder. There ...
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Wordpress blog website apache and IIS subdirectory

The issue is this : Our company has a website hosted on an IIS server. I have recently been given the task to configure a WordPress server for an eventual WordPress blog so that our social media ...
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Sharepoint 2010: Can't create a folder in a custom list

I'm trying to create folders in a set of custom lists I've created. However, when I try to do this, the New Folder button in the Ribbon is disabled. I read up on the matter; and this lead me to look ...
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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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Powershell script to display all groups and their users

I'm currently trying to write a script that displays each group and user in the domain. Import-Module ActiveDirectory $Groups = (Get-AdGroup -filter * | Where {$_.name -like "**"} | select ...
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/etc/hosts redirecting domain to localhost/directory [closed]

In this example i'm trying to force test.com to load localhost/project 127.0.0.1/project test.com However it doesn't work. 127.0.0.1 test.com The above works, but I really need it to go to /...
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How to organize WSUS computers folder's structure for better usage [closed]

I use WSUS for a while and my folder's structure is not that good. I would like to know how to set it up to have the best usage. For now, here how my setup is: Computers Unassigned ...
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Powershell script to display all groups and the users they contain [duplicate]

I'm currently trying to write a script that displays each group and user in the domain. Import-Module ActiveDirectory $Groups = (Get-AdGroup -filter * | Where {$_.name -like "**"} | select ...
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Rename Junk folder in dovecot IMAP server

Being English, I find the terms "Trash" and "Junk" confusing because they mean essentially the same thing. I want to rename these folders on my Dovecot IMAP server to "Deleted" and "Spam" respectively ...
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Change group ownership of Folders with chmod g+s

I have a folder hierarchy that I want to change the group ownership including any subsequent file/folder additions. I was going to use chmod g+s but I'm not sure if it applies to already created ...
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No input file specified nginx subfolder

I've searched many results in this site has same title as my question, but I can't find a suit for me, this is my problem : I installed nginx on ubuntu Everything is ok now, but when I tried to ...
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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 /dsgetdc:...
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osx server folders being deleted/removed

I am running a Mac mini as a server for our office. Files and folders start disappearing from our work folder at random intervals but specifically from one folder. The work is all stored on an ...
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Who joined a computer to a domain

Is there an easy way to determine what user account was used to join a computer to a domain?
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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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Limiting write access of same folder in 25 clients to windows server 2008 [closed]

we have 25 clients in our shop, all running win 7 Each of them has D:/Samples which is updated periodically by syncing from the win server machine.. The sync process can be done by pushing the ...
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Update Application on Shared Folder [closed]

I am trying to find a good way to implement updating an application on a shared folder. If there is an update to the program I need to uninstall and reinstall the program on the shared folder. What ...
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Is it possible for a sub-directory to be on another server?

How can I have a sub-directory under a domain point to another server? For example, example.com/myscript/ should load the script located on a different server than example.com. This can be achieved by ...
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Hide Total Size and Free Space on Network Drives

I would like to know if there is a way, preferably through Group Policy, that one can hide the total size listing and the free space listing on network drives. We have an active directory environment ...
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Bash shell copy files on the hidden directory [closed]

Need help with Unix script. how do you use /bin/cp to copy files from /somepath/somedir/somewhere/.temp_folder to /somepath/somedir/somewhere/ my line /bin/cp -r somepath/somedir/somewhere/.[!.]* ...
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Open litespeed and additional engines in subfolders

Last night I spent more time than I should have trying to get a. New VDS up and running with percona and open litespeed. The site I want to run ok there is structured as follows Webroot - index.php - ...
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Nginx configuration doesn't work with wordpress in subdirectory

I have a nginx installation which I need for hosting web sites in development so that other people can test them out. Right now I've set up a virtual host for a single sub-domain and in that ...
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Combine several locations with regex in nginx

I dynamic number of Joomla installations in subfolders of the domain. For example: http://site/joomla_1/ http://site/joomla_2/ http://site/joomla_3/ ... Currently I have the ...
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Is it possible to create something along the lines of an odbc.d directory?

Many servers such as nginx, Apache httpd, as well as other services and tools like yum, supervisord, cron, etc allow you to place configuration files in a directory and add, remove, and change ...
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Windows7 IIS7: can't turn off read-only flag for InetPub\wwwroot. Can't edit website files!

I finally got PHP running on Windows 7 IIS7 but now for the life of me can't edit files in wwwroot because my editor keeps saying "You don't have permission to save to this location... save in Pete ...
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What is the name for sorting a directory with lots of files into subdirectories? [closed]

One way to make manageable a directory with a huge number of files into it is to sort the files into subdirectories named after progressive characters in the files' names. E.g.: - ...
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389 Directory Server - Multiple Domains

I have multiple business that i would like to authenticate to a single server for SSO. I am using 389 directory server and have already split each domain into it's own respective OU. I would like to ...