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Next drive letter available after C:

Using a batch script, I want to capture the next existing drive letter after C: into a variable. If none exists, only then assign C: to that variable. I tried the below code, but it shows next drive ...
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Map drive from windows to linux file share [closed]

What I would like to do is to fire up a linux based cloud computer and be able to map a network drive from a local windows computer to this remote linux cloud computer. Is this possible?
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Bitlocker Drive cannot save files on this drive

I have a freshly installed Windows 2008 R2 Server with a C drive containing the operating system and d drive as a normal data drive. Ive turned on encryption on the d drive using Bitlocker. The ...
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Create VHD file from a folder?

My scenario : I have 100 Gb of data that contain a lot of folders and files , so is there a way to create a VHD file from this folders and files ? Any help is thankful .
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Display HP RAID logical and physical drives sizes in megabytes

It does not seem possible to show more precises logical and physical drives sizes using hpacucli. For example, below I can only see sizes in TB and I cannot figure out how to display them in MB. ...
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Access network share without mapping drive letter (PowerShell)

I want to access a remote SMB network share \\SHARE-HOST\ without mapping a drive letter. I can manually do it in windows by typing \\SHARE-HOST\Share_folder\ in explorer. If I want to do it ...
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Mount linux partition as Windows network share over internet

I have a Linux server running RHEL 6. I have two Windows servers. All servers are connected directly to the web with an external IP, they are not in a local lan. What I would like to achieve is to ...
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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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Server 2012 Shared Drives

I am trying to access a Shared Drive on box that is running 2012 and I'm getting an error: Windows cannot access \\drivexyz\D You do not have permissions to access \\drivexyz\D. Contact your ...
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Solaris10 Hard Disk Information

I am trying to inventory hard disk information remotely (serial number, disk size, manufacturer...) but am having trouble. I know the drive(s) are configured under a raid controller, but can I view ...
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WS2003 network drive gets deactivated after restart

windows server 2003 OS runs sql backups regularly and periodically i have to restart once in a while. when the restart takes place the network drive(H) becomes deactivated which i do not understand ...
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Same hard drive problems in dmesg on several servers

We have a couple of these SuperMicro MicroCloud units. In total we've got 16 servers (2x8) which all randomly spew these messages in dmesg: [4661350.802707] ata2.00: failed command: WRITE FPDMA ...
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RAID controller won't rebuild RAID-1 array

I have a RAID-1 array on a desktop computer. The RAID controller is a 3ware 7006-2. Recently the controller has been reporting ECC errors from one of the drives. It was able to correct all of those ...
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How can I find which logon script is being run?

I'm having an issue with network drives. Suddenly some computers and users aren't getting their mapped network drives from the logon script. I am NOT a domain admin, I don't have permission to login ...
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What is the best way to copy 9TB of data to multiple external drives, sequentially?

The data is currently stored in a 9TB RAID array, with many users having many files and directories. We'd like to back it up to five 2TB external hard drives, but since we only have one free USB port, ...
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End and start cylinder the same?

Today we had our DC replace a failing harddrive in our RAID array, this is the first time I have ever had to do this. However I am now trying to resync the array and I am having difficulties ...
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Dell R210 eSata not recognizing Sata Drive

We have a Dell R210 with an external Sata connection. When connecting the Sata drive through the eSata connection, the server does not recognize the additional drive. What we have tried: Verified ...
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How do I expand a VMware Thick Provisioned Eager Zeroed drive?

I have a drive that is VMWare Thick Provisioned with a format of Thick Provisioned Eager Zero. I need to expand this drive by 10Gb, but unlike Thick Provisioned Lazy zero, I can't expand that drive ...
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Identify Disks on SuperMicro server running FreeBSD

I am running on a SuperMicro 2U server with 6 disks in a ZPool. I want to identify each drive bay using the Drive Carrier LED from running a command from a tool in FreeBSD. Is there a way to do this? ...
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Resizing LVM and data loss

I currently have a LVM volume that is 128 GB. It has one physical drive associated to it. If I were to add a second drive to expand it, but then later remove it, would I get data loss. I know that ...
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To disable drive access and allow access only from remote system

I have around 5 system in my network. All are windows 7 Professional and are connect through LAN. I can access all drives from one system to another. However, i want that some particular drives of ...
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external drive and CentOS - Reset high speed USB device number

I have 2 external drives (3TB) and both will not work with my centOS Box. Tested them in windows ( different machine ) No problems ( 2.6.32-279.9.1.el6.i686 ) dmesg reports: usb 2-2: new high speed ...
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Can no longer open links from Outlook 2003/2007/2010 to NAS fileshare following NAS migration

Earlier this year we moved from an EMC Celera NAS to an IBM XIV. We use mapped drives to map to an area a few folders down from the root. Following the change of NAS users reported the inability to ...
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mounting ntfs usb drive in linux (with permissioning)

I'm trying to mount an external harddrive in linux. I added the following line in /etc/fstab /dev/sdf1 /path/to/my/mount ntfs defaults,umask=022 0 0 and then do sudo ...
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how to decompress a local drive? [closed]

I have local drive in my system. The file system in my drive is NTFS. Some days ago I compressed my drive by disk cleanup for releasing free space. But when I want to attached my sql database with ...
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How can I connect a SAS drive to USB?

I have a Dell T710 with Seagate Cheetah 15k.7 SAS disks. If the T710 motherboard dies, I'll need to resort to one of my nightly off-site backups and salvage the journal/logfile from the SAS disk to ...
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Bind 2 FTP drives into one

Mounting an FTP drive can be easily be done with curlftpfs in Ubuntu 10. Also, there would be no problem to mount two or more drives. e.g. /var/ftpdrive1/ /var/ftpdrive2/ Question: is there a way ...
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Windows Unattended: Running a program from the OS boot drive and not “C:” drive

See http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff715408.aspx for FirstLogonCommand, how do I specify a CommandLine for the OS boot drive and not just use "C:" like the examples do. The OS boot drive ...
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Limit Hard Drive Write Speed by User in Linux

Background: I use a cluster with my coworkers and if anyone writes too many big files at the same time I can't even move the cursor in vim (the horror!). I'm not sure if it is more related to the ...
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Can not see drive in Remote Desktop Connection

I did an upgrade from Windows XP to Windows 7. Since I did that I can not see my drive. Of course I set the local ressources settings and the remote settings. The operating system on my server is ...
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Why am I getting drive critical warnings and how can I fix this? [closed]

I receive these emails (on my cPanel Linux Cent OS 5 Server) every day and haven't a clue what they mean or what to do; Drive Warning: /dev/root (/) is 81% full Drive Critical: /dev/vg00/var (/var) ...
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How to connect an HP StorageWorks 8000 EVA via Fibre to a Windows Server machine for direct storage?

I have two used HP EVA 8000 AD524B drive enclosures with 14 146gb drives in each. They have 2 Fibre controllers in each. I would like to connect these two units to an HP Proliant DL380 G4 server ...
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Accessing Network Drive from behind Sub-network Router

I am connecting the router to a corporate network. Then I have 3 computers connecting to this router (local IP 192.168.1.2-4). Assuming I want to access a network drive named "ADrive" (on the same ...
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Use NET USE to mount a network drive as read only

I'm using the following code to mount a network drive in a script that configures desktop icons and favorites by copying them when the user logs into windows. NET USE W: \\Server\Files\IT\auto ...
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Faulty ATAPI drive ? Keep getting errors “Illegal request”

On a fresh clean install (that I did from CDROM) i keep getting the following errors (dmesg): ATAPI device hdb: Error: Illegal request -- (Sense key=0x05) Parameter not supported -- (asc=0x26, ...
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Is there any longer such a thing as a nonvolatile RAM based storage device (not flash)?

There used to be such things, rare though they were. For instance I recall there was a CompactFlash static RAM card. But surely somebody still makes a battery-backed SRAM or DRAM based PCI card based ...
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popup when accessing to a mapped drive

My company is concerned about information being leaked. We are implementing some securities now. As one of them they asked me to write a script to display a popup message when a user is trying to ...
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Determining Raid Disk Set

Update Unfortunately looks like the engineer in question had rebuilt the drive we were looking for, and the two sets he thought he had were actually from two completely different machines. I am now ...
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Restoring a backup SQL Server 2005 where is the data stored?

I have two Sql Server database instances on two different machines across the network. Lets call these servers A and B. Due to some infrastructural issues, I had to make a complete backup of the ...
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Mirroring primary hard drive

I need to mirrior my life drive so that the hard drive we mirror it to is bootable. Does the server need to be off to do this? What's the best way to do this? It's a 160GB drive with anywhere from ...
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how to check the Disk drive problems in windows?

In a windows server the alloted space for a drive is 450 GB( for example drive G:). But the drive show full all the time. shows 449 GB is used and 1 GB free space. I tried chkdsk with no help. When I ...
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Trouble mounting network drive

I'm using the following command to mount a network drive: sudo mount -t cifs //192.168.15.10/web -o username=user,password=pass /mnt/fileserver I've verified that the location, username, and ...
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Why does my Win Server 2003 R2 have a bunch of empty folders in the root of the D: drive, each with a different random string of numbers and letters?

On this server, I have a D: drive for data. What app could be creating empty folders such as: 9308c1f8cd5c852ef53a425e 75a2dde71d4ff73400cdb384fbbc c8ad258c663ff0632c They're created every few ...
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Windows Server 2003 not automatically assigning drive letter to external drives

My newly rebuilt Windows Server 2003 doesn't automatically assign drive letters to external usb devices. I have to manually open the Disk Management Console and assign it a drive letter every time. ...
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Recommended Win2k8 Server software to fix my RAID-0 issue

I'm running an Asus P6T V2 Deluxe. It has six SATA ports and supports onboard RAID. I am using two of those ports for a RAID0 array of 1.5TB Seagate drives using the onboard RAID controller. One of ...
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Sharing a drive between Windows and Linux

The situation: I have these virtual machines that are used for building software, and I'm trying to keep all the builds on the same "disk", if you will. The virtual machines: 2 x Windows 4 x Linux ...
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The difference between desktop-series HDD drives and server-series

What are the main differences between desktop-series hard disks and server-series? The obvious things I can see are: durability (server hardware mostly more qualitative and have more warranty) and ...
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VMWare guest OS is not using full hard drive space

I'm wondering if you can give me some insight on how to figure this out. I've recently virtualized a w2k3 server that had 10GB C:\ drive size. Once I finished virtualizing it, I expanded the disk to ...
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Problem with gmailfs

I've got a little with gmailfs. I'm trying to mount gmail accout as a local file system on my Debian Lenny using the following command. mount -t gmailfs none /mnt/gmail -o ...
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RAID5 2-disk failure - what steps to take?

I've got a 6-disk RAID5 array on a gentoo server. mdadm is reporting that two of the disks have failed. In the event that the disks are actually gone, I'm prepared to send the drives to professionals ...