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

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apache -Directory directive - allow to serve selected pages

This syntax seems to prevent Apache from serving any pages from /var/www or subdirectories. <Directory "/var/www"> Allow from None Order allow,deny </Directory> I wantthis ...
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IMAP standard folder names - “Junk” or “Spam”

I am configuring spamassassin at the moment and have been wondering what is the standard (or atleast most used and recognized by most clients) folder name for Spam or Junk? I first used Spam, but ...
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Copy a whole directory structure in Chef

I have a directory structure (sample data) that I want to copy from within a Chef recipe. It seems the only way to do this is to explicitly create each individual directory and file: directory ...
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Linux workstation and Active Directory authentication

I read a few articles regarding "How to Authenticate Linux Clients with Microsoft Active Directory" My question before I do it: what will happen to Notebooks that try to login when the Active ...
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Why can't I cd into a directory?

I am running Ubuntu 10.04.2 LTS. Why I can't I cd into the /var/www directory? david@ubuntu:/var$ pwd /var david@ubuntu:/var$ ls -l drwxrwxr-- 13 root root 4096 2011-02-26 21:53 www ...
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Mod_rewrite pretty url when domain/foo is a directory

Starting with something as simple as: RewriteRule ^(.*)$ index.php?page=$1 What if I also want the following to work: RewriteRule ^/foo$ /index.php?page=foo #/foo IS a directory This seem to ...
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csvde doesn't import users

I have a small problem as I'm a server manager beginner, I installed a Domain Controller on my Windows Server 2008, and I created three OUs, now I'm trying to add users to each OU via csvde command, ...
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Windows command prompt: how to get the count of all files in current directory?

What command would you use in cmd.exe to find the number of files in the current directory? Is there a powershell option here? Update: I was hoping to avoid dir, as I know there are 10,000+ files in ...
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Directory name for non-generic Proprietary stuff

Is there a common or standard directory name for the company-specific stuff that exists in a server? This would include any crons, scripts, webserver docroots, programs, non-database storage areas, ...
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How to setup usernames for websites

I have a news server. It may be possible that there will be multiple virtual hosts on it. There are two approaches that I see around. One is to login as root and create files under /www/etc, Like; ...
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How to log access to public_html dir, served by apache?

My college kindly provides web space in form of an public_html directory. As I place content there, could I somehow monitor or log how often a given file is downloaded, and from whom? I think ...
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OID (directory service) Installation and configuration on Windows 2003 R2

I need your help in installing and configuring Oracle Internet Directory service on Windows 2003 R2 server machine, I was wondering if anyone can provide any useful tutorial links on the same. I did ...
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syncing local folders

What is a best way to keep in sync two local folders ? I know I can use rsync -Ra but I need to keep in sync all the time. Is it possible to make rsync sit in background and constantly sync local ...
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Understanding administrator rights on a machine [closed]

As a developper I need to create a folder within a customer' server and I need to be sure that they wont be able to access that particular folder's content even if they are administrator or in any ...
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Scp only a specific folder

Some command line syntax I don't know how to set, am a noob sometimes, sorry is that's obvious Let's says I have the following path for all my assets : ...
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Can I safely remove _vti folders added by my host or cpanel? [closed]

I notice user accounts on my cpanel server came with some _vti folders installed by default. _vti_bin _vti_cnf _vti_log vti_pvt _vti_txt _private As I understand these are some kind of Front Page ...
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Folder deleted on network share

We have a strange problem in our company. Sometimes it happens that a folder it's been deleted from our NAS. It's happened 2 times this month, 1 st time samba logs identified client_A, the second one ...
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Folder rights doesn't work on group, but does on user

I've got this share where I want to restrict access to two folders so that only members of a group can get access to them. I've done this countless of times, but this time there's something odd going ...
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Apache: Use requested directory as a parameter

Here's what I'd like to do: If a user goes to www.example.com/thislocation, I'd like to redirect to a particular script and give it "thislocation" as a parameter. So if a user navigated to ...
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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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Using ErrorDocument Directive with <directory>

I have a website which has three different directories. I want to create a custom error page for each of the different directories. What i did is as follows: <Directory "directory1"> ...
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Cron Script to Delete Folder Contents Every 5 Minutes on Media Temple [closed]

I'm not familiar with server-side scripting, but I'm currently using a PHP application on Media Temple to cache JPEGs from four webcams hosted on a server located in the middle of the Indian Ocean. ...
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Can I Set an “A Record” for a Specific Directory

I have a website, www.mysite.com My client has their site, www.clientsite.com We would like to setup where www.clientsite.com/directory shows the pages that are hosted at www.mysite.com/directory ...
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Deleting an undeletable Directory in Windows 7

I have encountered a problem from time to time but have not been able to resolve it without formatting. I have a directory called d:\DotNet that I want to delete. I cannot because inside this folder ...
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Preventing access to files if a user types the full url on the address bar

i have a website, some folders on the websites contains images and files like .pdf , .doc and .docx . the user can easly just type the address in the url to get the file or display the photo ...
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What do these abbreviations stand for?

Some directories are easy to understand the meaning /usr /bin ... But for the next ones, I have no idea. /etc /opt opt for optional? etc for electronic t...... configuration (no idea for t) I ...
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Is it necessary to include the /run directory in backups?

I use a variant of the simple script below from the Community Ubuntu Documentation described tar -cvpzf backup.tar.gz --exclude=/backup.tar.gz --exclude=/proc --exclude=/lost+found --exclude=/sys ...
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Exchange 2007: Prevent Users from Deleting or Moving a Folder

Need a solution for preventing my users from being able to move or delete their "Inbox\Archive No Delete" folder. This is a subfolder of the Inbox which is created by a third party application ...
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Robocopy to copy each source subfolder to different destination folder

I have a folder structure like this: Source C:\Data Data1_timestamp Data2_timestamp Data3_timestamp Data4_timestamp Destination D:\Data Data1 Data2 ...
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how can I set all folders to show file version at an OS level?

I'm managing a lot of dll's and one thing I have to do constantly when copying them around is to turn on the file version attribute display in the folder where my dll's are. I'd like to set this ...
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Apache Options in .htaccess file

I am using Options +FollowSymLinks -MultiViews within a .htaccess file that is stored within 1 folder above the images folders, but this causes issues for seeing the images in these directories when ...
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System to use to maintain a corporate directory

I work for a small-but-growing startup that needs a corporate directory to keep photos and contact info for the company. Eventually we'd like to maybe use this system for login credentials and the ...
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Exchange 2003 to 2010 public folder replication

I've found several guides and tutorials on public folder replication from 2003 to 2010, but am still a little bit confused. What we have, is a 2003 exchange server obviously holding all of our public ...
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What's the best way to store thousands of images in a windows folder structure?

We have hundreds of thousands of jpg images in a windows folder structure like this but it's really hard to interact and work with them in a snappy way (listing takes time, copying takes time, etc). ...
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What is the importance of the .DFSFolderLink

I am currently building a new DFS namespace setup. My folder E:\CommonStuff\ is already shared on the fileserver. And now it is also shared as \DOMAIN\CommonStuff I got 3 questions: I see ...
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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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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 shell script: how to move all sub folders with a given name?

I'd like to move all sub-folders starting with a given suffix (Blah_ in the example) into an other directory using a linux bash script. Here's what the script looks like: srcDir="/home/me/" ...
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Sync files and folders in windows with commands

I am a Linux user. I am looking for a command line tool for Widows(2008 R2) for files & folders synchronization. I am looking for a tool like rsync in Linux. I have to synchronize between two ...
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Linux / CentOS - Need to set R/W only permissions for future directories

I have very little background in Linux of any type, so I'm completely firing off the hip to begin with. I have been asked by the boss to set up an FTP server based on CentOS. So far, things have ...
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postfix sort mails using a cronjob

My mailserver consists of dovecot and postfix. I am receiving alot of mails from different mailing lists. These mails should directly go into my inbox when they come in, because it is easier to ...
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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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mount and sync non english folder & file names

I'm trying to rsync a folder who's name contains non-english characters it breaks the whole rsync, how can I copy a folder even if they don't have english characters in it?
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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 ...