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/proc/diskstats: No such file or directory

Trying to get some disk performance metrics (in particular, using munin), found that /proc/diskstats does not exist. Tried yum provides '*/diskstats' but nothing except munin was found. CentOS ...
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Mounting an old LVM hard drive

I am trying to mount an old linux hard drive. It was the old servers hard drive stuck in the new server via a USB port. I am following the instructions on this page: Mounting an old LVM hard drive ...
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Azure drive shares

Azure drive shares, I attached storage to my main Azure server for my other servers to access via network locations as a mapped drive, since I have shutdown the servers over the weekend they are no ...
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Network Drives reappearing over and over

At the beginning we use a Startup-scipt to map 3 Network-Drives: M,Q,S using net use. (Unknown, if /persist has been used) Later, the logon script has been removed, the mapping has been relocated to ...
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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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Best way to set up a shared drive for a company using Linux (eg. Ubuntu Server)?

I am trying to find out the best way to set up a shared drive for a company which has 50+ users in 3 office locations in different cities. They basically need a drive with a common folder to store ...
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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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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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Identify which windows drive is mapped to a raid array

My Windows 2012 server is hosting a LSI 9260 RAID card that is in turn hosting 2 logical drives of 1TB each. The drives are mapped to D: and E: respectively. To add more space to the server I need ...
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How do I add new users so the drives are mapped upon login?

In an existing Windows Server 2008 domain the users added by professional IT administrators automatically mapped drives when they logged onto any office machine. The new users I've added, however, ...
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AWS Windows Drive Letter Device Mapping and Naming

How to change assigned letter for Ephemeral drives automatically? Answers part of my question. I'm not sure how to, after assigning a drive letter in ec2config, to then rename the drive. Not re-...
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Map PCIe slot number (or BDF) to device number or vice versa

Is there any way to know the drive number from BDF or slot number of a PCIe or vice versa? Suppose I have four PCIe drives attached to my system. And I know their BDF's, I want to know each of the ...
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Mount a directory on Linux Server as a Network Drive on Windows

I am trying to figure out if it is at all possible to mount a specific folder structure from another (Linux) system as a network drive on Windows. In this case I have users on a virtual windows ...
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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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Large SATA drives in HP ProLiant 585 G5 server?

I have been reading in the manual that the 8, 2.5 hard drive slots use up to 500gb SAS each, for a maximum of 4TB. So my question is, what if I wanted to use one regular 1TB 2.5 sata hard drive in one ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 /user:"...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Smart Array P400 Drive Failure

I have a HP Proliant server with a Smart Array P400 RAID controller with 2 146 gb 10k SAS hard drives configured in a mirrored RAID configuration. Where could I find information regarding how a drive ...
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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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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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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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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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primary partition limit on Linux

I'm going to buy a server to host an Oracle database. The server will be running Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5. The server will have 6 hard drives. I know there is a limit of 4 primary partitions in ...
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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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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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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 ...