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Does anyone knows how to create a sybmbolic “directory” in linux?

I've tried the ln -s directory_to_use directory method, but all it does is just create a "file" that links to directory_to_use, which doesn't work when using FTP. What I'm looking for is, for ...
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Duplicate Directory with SSH

How can i duplicate a directory on my server via ssh?
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Filesize monitoring powershell script safe to run against a multiuser Access 2003 database?

I'm try to monitor the size of an MS Access Database file which corrupts when the size reaches 2GB. I found the following powershell script which monitors the size of a file, and then runs a ...
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Best way to introduce a new 2008R2 Domain Controller into a Domain to replace an existing 2003 DC

This should be an easy one for some of you guys with DC and AD experience. I am introducing a new DC running 2008R2 to replace a DC I have running 2003. I have run through all the set up and I have ...
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Error 500: cannot change directory:/home/user/public_html, VSFTPD

I setup VSFTPD on my Ubuntu server 12.04, it worked very good. Until I tried to change the permissions of the user so the user couldn't go in the / directory and only in the directories inside ...
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Re-adding users profile into new DC/AD server

Need some advice. It is related with my question last week. "Could I create new DC/AD from fresh installation in new machine then I do adding all users information (username and password) based on ...
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Linux Recursive Delete Keeping The First Dir

First question here, I'm usually on StackOverflow. I need to delete all the contents of a directory, but not the directory itself as I don't have permission to delete that actual directory. This ...
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Hosted LDAP Services

Are there any enterprise-grade services for externally hosted LDAP used for authenticating users in our company? Internally, we have many development and test servers that have system users locally ...
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Run command to untar file in timestamped folder?

I have a .tar file that is transferred to our server every night by one of our client management systems. The file is a compressed .sql file which I need to uncompress and dump into our database. The ...
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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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Account management tools supporting self-service registration and email verification?

I work in a university environment that has in the past offered services almost exclusively to university affiliates who already have "formal" accounts in central user database. We are increasingly ...
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How to write protect a directory? [closed]

I have some directories and files that looks like this one drwxr-xr-x. 2 ss ss 4096 Oct 3 2004 backup Notice the . in the permissions. The user ss can not delete this directory. Question How ...
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Apache 2.2.15: Allow from CN require auth from Internet

How do I configure httpd.conf for directory /something to grant access to everybody from 10.0.0.0/8 withOUT password AND to require everybody else coming from whereever to basic authenticate The ...
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How do you handle “CMD does not support UNC paths as current directories”?

I am attempting to change directories to a file server such as: cd \\someServer\\someStuff\ However, I get the following error: CMD does not support UNC paths as current directories What ...
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How can Midnight Commander be used to change to a different directory?

Switching and moving around directories from the command line is awkward in the shell, and I want to use an utility like Midnight Commander to move between directories. In effect I want to use MC to ...
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Configure Apache Mass Virtual Hosts to different directories

Our server is running Apache on port 9000 (because IIS is at 80) and we have the following configuration (vhosts.conf) to access our sites: NameVirtualHost *:9000 UseCanonicalName Off ...
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Add a second DNS server to a windows domain

I have a win 2008 r2 AD server that acts as the primary DNS for all clients on the network. I'm having some issues with the response times when resolving external domains and would like to add another ...
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Alias if directory doesn't exist

I have a bunch of clients that have different site designs but all run on the same backend CMS. They all share a common admin theme which is located in /home/public/skins/admin - which each client has ...
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Default path when user logs in

How can I put a user in a default directory when the logs in via SSH on Ubuntu? Currently, users are in ~ but I want them in something like /path/to/something. How is this configured? The machine ...
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nginx howto correct the path from a back-end server redirect response under a virtual directory

The following was my deployed servers: client ------ nginx proxy(example.com) ------ back-end server(192.168.1.20) The nginx proxy's external URL was configured under a virtual directory ...
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Apache2 NTLM Authentication on specific URL

I have a problem. I'm using Legrandin's NTLM Authentication Module PyAuthenNTLM2 with my Apache2 server. It really works well and it was easy to install. I recommend it to everybody. The ...
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On Unix on could I get a listing of all mp3 files inside a directory containing other directories with their full path?

Someone said to me use the find command but I'm not exactly sure how to do it. Basically I need this: suppose I have a folder called dir1 and it contains three sub-directories (dir2, dir3 and dir4 ...
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Allow access to one directory when all others require authorisation

I have an Apache config that restricts access to to a website, using the following code - <Directory /var/www/html/website/test/> AuthName "Dyne Drewett Test Site" AuthType ...
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Replacing directories that are subversion-monitored

We're trying to update an installed software which we have under control by subversion. The update instructions for the software require replacing several directories that have .svn directories in ...
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389 directory server error “Operation requires a secure connection”

I have installed a directory server but I can't change the password of user. I have used this command: [root@xxxx]# ldappasswd -x -D "cn=directory manager" -W "uid=xxxxx,ou=xxxx,dc=xxx,dc=xx" ...
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Plesk directory structure problems

I have an entire website with the following directory structure: /example.com /html (public) /css /js index.php /lib session.php other_lib_files.php ...
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Dreamweaver not recognizing symbolic link as directory

I have this directory drwxrwxr-x 6 awdfiles pasgroup 4096 Jan 31 17:20 awdfiles Which I want to access via another FTP connection. The user is part of the pasgroup ...
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Windows server email issue

I am not very good with Windows stuff, spend most of my life with Cisco routers, I have situation where i am the only one implementing Active Directory on small network of 20 computers. The staff use ...
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Prevent 'cd' remembering symbolic links traversed

Say you have directory ~/mytool that softlinks to /usr/local/mytool. Then cd mytool leaves your current directory as ~/mytool, which may cause scripts to behave incorrectly. Is there a way to avoid ...
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How to rewrite URI from root if file exists in folder?

I have a public folder in my document root. I would like to redirect all the files that are not present in document root, but are present in the public folder. (So if the same file is in two places, ...
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nginx autoindex receiving 403 Forbidden

I'm having trouble with nginx and autoindex. Even though I've put it in the site-host, it's still throwing "403 -Forbidden at me" location /pics { autoindex on; ...
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Starting Apache as a NON-Root User on Localhost

I want to start an Apache 2 server on localhost:8080 on an as-needed basis without superuser permissions, with the root directory for web content being /home/user/example/web/directory. I don't want ...
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Is it possible to call user both by number and by name in Freeswitch?

How should I configure freeswitch directory entry so that it will be possible to call this user both by numeric number and by textual username?
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LSASS - Directory Services could not start - 0xc000006a

LSASS - Directory Services could not start - 0xc000006a This is the error message I am getting after restoring an old registry backup. I read somewhere that this has to do with the backup being more ...
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IIS 7 404 redirect for virtual directories

we are in the middle of setting up a website and one of the developers has asked me a question im a little but stuck on. basically we have a website that a user can visit and create there own ...
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Cannot read/write FTP directory vsftpd on centos 6.0 (empty folder)

I have Centos 6.0 and installed vsftp with YUM, I added a user with Webmin panel, set its home dir to "/var/www/html" and its shell to "/bin/sh", user id is 500, user group is same as name: ...
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PHP scripts run only in webroot directory,and return 500 error in other dirs

I have uploaded a folder with php scripts and they run only when they are in the webroot directory,Everytime i try to execute php script in some internal dir,i get internal server error,even if it ...
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How to compact large directories

Is there a way to compact a very large directory under EXT2/EXT3 without simply remaking the directory? I recall that perlfunc cautions that the OS implementations of seekdir and telldir run the risk ...
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active directory windows 2008 domain logon

I have a system that is configured to logon to a domain say abc.net. I dont have admin access to this system. The AD server is dead. If i can create an active directory server on the same network as ...
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In Ubuntu, how can I give two groups of users root power except for access to one folder?

I just created a Ubuntu development server and I would like to work with two teams on it. I want people from these teams to do anything they want, but I don't want them to be able to see the files ...
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50,000 file in one directory, what is my best option?

I'm forced to have this directory structure /var/www/$WEBSITE/$DIR1/$DIR2/$FILES for each of those $FILES, there is approx 50,000 XHTML pages. I'm running Cherokee, which has new front-end caching ...
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Directory structure on Linux EC2

First, I'm a complete newbie to Linux and Tomcat. I'm not technical either. I get my stuff done by feeling my way around the dark until things work. I do read a lot though. I have a dev machine ...
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How do you reallocate hard drive space between directories in Unix FreeBSD?

I was wondering what it takes to reallocate hard drive space between root directories in Unix FreeBSD? For example, take away space from the /usr directory and add to the /dev. This question was ...
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update tar archive in the relative directory

when I want to create a tar archive in a relative path, I can do this: tar cf archiveName.tar -C relative/path someDirectory but when I want to update the archive, this tar uf archiveName.tar -C ...
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Directory in Linux(ext3) with only 2 files occupies 32000 blocks(16Mbytes)

IIRC my Operating Systems classes, the size of a directory in Linux is given by the number of files it contains([wikipedia link])1 So, why a directory with only 2 files occupies 32000 blocks? # stat ...
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Where to put www directory on Ubuntu?

I'm a bit scared to ask this because I got so many negative votes for simply asking a question last time, but here goes; Where in the Linux (Ubuntu) directory structure is it 'normal' to put public ...
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Returning first match only with OpenLDAP slapd-meta backend?

I have OpenLDAP configured to act as a metadirectory in front of three different backends: database meta uri "ldap://ldap1.example.com/ou=domain1,o=combined" uri ...
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Free tool/script for directory size calculation

Does anyone know of a free command-line tool or script that calculates the size of a directory including all subdirectories? It needs to be compatible with Windows 7, work with hard links and ...
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How to synchronize local directory with another local directory on another partition or disk

I would like to synchronize my local directory content with another local directory on another partition or disk (or e.g. a pendrive). I can synchronize my local directory content with a remote one ...
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Apache proxypass trailing slash / directory issue

I have a legacy site for a charity running on an old Apache 1.3 instance, behind Apache 2 running proxypass. When a request comes to example.com, Apache 2 sends it internally to localhost:8080 which ...