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

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Locally redirect Domain1.com to Domain2.com/subdir on one computer

I am running a FreeBSD server and I want to redirect a specific website domain to another domain including subdirectory. I want to bypass that domain to alter the XML results it returns. I tried the ...
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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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Is there a way to keep folder permissions when overriding it?

I have a Windows Server 2008 R2 that hosts a website with the following folder structure: C:\ inetpub wwwroot MyApp JS Styles The ...
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Windows Folder Permission

May i check for the below folder rights, is the user able to read files inside of the folder?
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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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Can I make windows treat Shortcuts to Folders the same it would a Folder?

I'm moving some folders to an external storage drive and replacing them with a Shortcut, however the shortcut is listed in with the Files, not the Folders. It also doesn't show up in the folder Tree ...
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List of Different Directory Sizes

I have a list of folders on my network in a .txt, which are stored in different locations throughout the network. Looking for a tool or script to pull the size of those folders and output them to a ...
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How delete the content of a directory in Centos

I need to delete all the content of a folder in CentOS but not the folder itself. For example: I have a folder named "MYFOLDER" which contains subfolders FOLD_1, FOLD_2, FOLD_3, FOLD_4... etc , and ...
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How to lock down a folder for an administrator?

In a windows 2008 R2 server with multiple administrator accounts, is it possible to create private folders (one per admin) in one drive that the other administrators cannot unlock (gain access to)? I ...
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Apache authenticate group of matching subdirectory

I have a unique scenario here - one that probably has come up in the past. I have a directory that is being protected by an LDAP authentication on my Apache server. In this directory (call it /svn - ...
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Cannot delete folder with rm -rf. Error: device or resource busy

I'm trying to delete /var/www/html but I'm getting this error: rm: cannot remove `html': Device or resource busy
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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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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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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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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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nginx rewrite to alphabetized subdirectory

I'm trying to convert the following Apache mod_rewrite rule into an appropriate nginx format: RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} (.*)/([^\/])([^\/]+)/?$ RewriteCond %1/%2/%2%3 -d RewriteRule ^/?.* ...
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How to distribute files and folders to handle large number of files

I want to manage a huge number of files on my server (say millions). It is needed to save files in two or three levels of folders to keep the number of files in each folder low. On the other hand, it ...
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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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Copy a folder and all contents using group policy preferences?

I have used Group Policy Preferences to copy files to client computers many times. I can't figure out if it is possible to copy a single folder (including contents) to a client computer. Am I just ...
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How to enumerate shared folders with ACLs?

Does anybody know how to get the list of locally shared folders with ACLs and export the list to a file?
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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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How To Inherit Parent Directories Group

I have a directory /applications which is owned by root and group git. The problem is when I create a new directory inside /applications, its owned by root and group root, not group git. How do I ...
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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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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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How to list the top level folders of a drive using VBScript?

I'm looking for VBScript code that will list the top level folders of the D: drive and not the subfolders. I use the following WMI query so far but it gives me all folders and goes down to many ...
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nginx try_files confusion

The setup I'm going for is as follows: I want nginx to look for a file in the /test subdirectory, and if it's not there, serve it from it's normal uri. I figured this would be fairly straightforward ...
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Windows 2008 - number of folders

We are using Windows 2008 (EC2) and have application that stores large number of subfolders in a specific folder (i.e. root/subfolder1, root/subfolder2, root/subfolder3 etc.) We are expecting tens of ...
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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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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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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 authorize user for a subfolder

Using Windows Server 2003, I would like to give a user full access to a subfolder. Let´s say I have folder A with subfolders B1 and B2. I observed that when granting authorization to B1, the user ...
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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 ...
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Is it possible to redirect to another geographically separate server based on folder-name in URL?

What I'm looking for is to direct visitors to geographically separate servers based on their choice of language. Our URLs are structured like mydomain.com/en and mydomain.com/th (Thai). As on now ...
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/var and /home folders clogged up on cPanel (Linux)

Recently the /var and /home folders have been clogging up on my server and I received a 'critical error' email saying that the /home folder was 100% full. I managed to fix it using the LVExtend ...
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Domain authentication used for kerberos based authentication of users on my server

Suppose a user process has authenticated itself against domain's directory server via kerberos, and then attempts opens a network socket to my server application. My server application has a ...
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common directory for all hosts in a shared hosting

I have many many many domains in a single machine. (redhat apache php mysql) and all have own admin pages. but when I update admin code it is very difficult to update all folders. then ı decided to ...
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Set security on pattern of sub folders (Server 2003)

I have a folder structure similar to the one shown below these paragraphs. How do I change security on every 'Photos' folder without clicking through each individually in Windows Explorer? There are ...
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Full Permissions on Shared Folders for Local Administrators

I am not sure if this is normal or not, however it seems network shares on our domain are given full access to users that are admins on their local machine if the server\Administrators security ...
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Add users to a server folder

I use Windows Server 2003 R2. I am logged in as user Administrator. I want to give myself permission to add a user for a certain folder. I granted myself all possible permissions for the parent folder ...
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IIS7 two directories, one site

I have one site www.mysite.com where I got an application program and now we're going to put our web site here too. The problem is that the application is untouchable, and want to keep it out from ...
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linux: share directory between different users

i need to have this directory, which is created under FTP User1: /home/User1/public_html/jobs_html readable by a different FTP user, call them User2 ... ie, when logged in thru SSH under User2, ...
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How to map a folder to memory?

Is there a way to map a particular folder to memory? Say I have C:\somePath and I want that folder to be in memory at all times and maybe changes are dumped to HDD asynchronously without my notice. So ...
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Is there a Folder/File Syncronization Tool that can generate a synchronization script

I am looking for a tool that can synchronize folders by generating a script that can then be run from a command line, and the script generated does not require the tool to be installed to work. ...
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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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Reset Security on Win7 Windows folder

Is there a way to reset the security settings on the c:\windows folder of Win7. I have found this approach here, but formatting an copying back seems a little complex. Any ideas?
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Linux Directory Structure for non-root users

I am new to the world of Linux and am about to make a complete transition from Windows to Linux so I can really get into it. I understand that Linux has a hierarchical structure however am unclear ...
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A protected by password directory started to redirect to the home!

Everything was working perfectly a few hours ago, but now, when I try to access one protected directory in one of my websites hosted on my dedicated server that runs Cent OS and apache, it just ...
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Move content of one folder to another

I Have a directory say abc in var/www/ on my server Now i want to move all the content of abc/ directory to var/www/ What will the linux command for this. New bie in linux