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

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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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Changing Data directory in MariaDB

I have a doubt : Is mariadb support datadirectory location change from the default location to the another user defined location ? When Iam trying to change datadir location of mariadb by ...
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Linking domain name to subdirectory without displaying subdirectory name in address

I've got a domain name, blogdomain.com, which I've linked to otherdomain.com/blog using this .htaccess file: RewriteEngine On RewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST} ^(www.)?blogdomain.com$ RewriteRule ^(/)?$ blog ...
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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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Windows Batch folder size

I need a command (like "dir") that lists all directories with their size. I need just a 1 level deepness but with the total size of a directory. For example >dirsize c:/mainfolder subfolder1 ...
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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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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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Strategy to isolate multiple nginx ssl apps with single domain via suburi's?

Warning: so far I have only learnt how to use nginx to serve apps with their own domain and server block. But I think its time to dive a little deeper. To mitigate the need for multiple SSL ...
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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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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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Domain mapping subdirectory to external domain

I'm running a Wordpress multisite install where the blogs are created in subdirectories - e.g. www.mydomain.com/blog1, www.mydomain.com/blog2 I need to clarify what I think is and isn't possible with ...
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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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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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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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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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Domain to apache, subdomain or subdirectory to tomcat

I set up an Apache2.2 and Tomcat7 Windows Server. Now I would like to use the domain for the apache and a subdomain or a subdirectory for the tomcat webapps. But I don’t know how to configure the ...
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Windows Explorer defaultly showed attributes [closed]

Which folder artibutes does the Windows Explorer hide?
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Apache issue with VirtualHosts

I am setting up a small website in-place on the production server. While we are finalizing all the settings for the final domain we've located it on dev.domain.com, so that our visitors don't see a ...
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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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Sharing folder with 10m+ files on win xp takes hours to set access rights [closed]

I try to share whole partition in windows xp. On this partition are 10+ milion files. Windows sets access rights to each of them and it has been doining that for last 12 hours and hasn't yet finished. ...
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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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500 error after dragging joomla website out of subdirectory

I recently dragged a website I built with joomla out of a subdirectory and now the whole website just shows a 500 internal error, can't even log into the backend. I've already tried changing the log ...
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How to rewrite all routes not going to a specific subdirectory to a different subdirectory in nginx?

My site content (which is currently kept in /public_html loosely) is under a Mercurial repository, so I would like it to have its own directory. Since my wiki is under /public_html/wiki, I am trying ...
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Recover NTFS deleted folder

My client accidently deleted a folder under a Server 2008 shared folder which permanently deleted it. Does Windows offer some sort of restore for deleted files/folders? Or is there a good reliable ...
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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 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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Good default for XDG_RUNTIME_DIR?

The XDG Base Directory Specification is a very interesting spec for user directories. It also provides good default values, except for XDG_RUNTIME_DIR. Now I am writing a software that needs to ...
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How download all files, directories and subdirectoires with wget [closed]

I have some links such as: http:/foo.com/1/1/1/1.jpg http:/foo.com/1/2/2/2.jpg http:/foo.com/1/3/3/3.jpg ... How I can I download all files and directories with wget?
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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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delete all folders with tmp in name using batch file

Have tried to google this, but I always seem to get results relating to .tmp files, which isnt really any use. I have only a basic understanding of batch files, but I think I need something like ...
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Relative path incorrect in the view layer when hosting a rails3 app in a subdirectory using passenger and apache

I want to host multiple Rails apps on a multiple server using sub-directories. And have encountered some relative path problems. I have made a symbolic link to the app's public directory and placed ...