A mechanism for allowing and mediating access to files for non-local users and programs. Such mechanisms are either built on top of local filesystems or seamlessly integrated into distributed filesystems. Common examples of file sharing mechanisms include CIFS (SMB, DFS), NFS, GlusterFS, Lustre.

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Secure File Upload

I need the ability for clients to send me files. I would like them to use web services, but they are unable to do this (they want to just FTP a file over like they are used to, so this is what I have ...
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GlusterFS vs Mogile vs Others?

I have been looking at GlusterFS and MogileFS (Ceph and BTRFS are off the cards for me, as they don't seem production ready yet). I am developing a web app for file sharing, that will store and ...
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Sharing folder on linux [closed]

I just want to create a sharing folder which is used from different networks. There is no way to create with the help of Samba, İs there any way for this issue? 192.162.2.162 -----> Folder ...
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Sharing large (multi-Gb) files with clients

I wasn't sure if this was the best place for this question, but I think it is squarely in the realm of the IT admin so that's the reason I put it here. We need to share large files (several ...
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View other computers on a two router network

I'm currently facing a small problem regarding a new network setup. I have a few desktop PC's and Ethernet printers that all need to be connected via an Ethernet network. I have 2 routers in the ...
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Is there a Multiple User login method when remoted into a Window 2008 R2 Server?

I have configured a Windows 2008 R2 Server for many users to connect to - but right now I have them all logging in with one account which is bound to our domain. The purpose of this server is for ...
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How can I add permissions for the IUSR_Machine account to a remote file share?

I have a web application which I need to grant permissions to a file share that's hosted on another machine in my DMZ. Users are accessing the application anonymously using the IUSR_Machine account ...
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What is the fastest protocol for transferring small files between a high latency VPN?

I have ~70ms latency over my VPN connection and need to set up a backup/replication system. SMB is the worst, with throughput ~200KB/s. SCP gives me ~400KB/s. HTTP ~700KB/s. The links are symmetric ...
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How to share file-system resources among Linux boxes on a LAN?

What do you use to share file-system (and printing) resources among Linux boxes (I mean, no windows box present... ;-) over a LAN? I mean: do you use Samba? or do you stick with NFS? or any other ...
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Is it possible to restrict /tmp to 0770 permissions?

I would like to prevent 2 non-root users on the same Linux system from sharing files with each other (via their use of /tmp). Is this possible somehow? If I restrict /tmp to 0770 (root:root as the ...
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File sharing between MAC, Linux

Here is what I want to do: Share files between MAC OSX (snow leopard) machine and Ubuntu (10.* and 11.*) on a local network. I know 2 solutions: Samba: easy to setup but it is not case sensitive ...
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View Network File Share Activity on Server Core

I have a Server Core that is being used only as a file server with clients accessing it via UNC paths. I want to "tweak" the backup routines (timings) that our external backup server uses when it ...
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Force specific user for created files?

Is there a way to force files that are created through a network share, or in a given folder, to be owned by a specific user (i.e., is there a native Windows equivalent of Samba's force user). ...
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How do I know which shared folders file have moved under windows server 2008?

I have Windows 2008 domain controller. I also use this server for users' shared folders. I'd like to know the users shared folder files movement on the server side. For example, when someone moves ...
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web based filemanager [closed]

I'm looking for software that i can use to share files with our clients. For the moment we use an ftp server but thats not really customer friendly and it's hard to keep track of permissions. I ...
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Copy large files to multiple machines on a LAN

I have a few large files that I need to copy from one Linux machine to about 20 other Linux machines, all on the same LAN as quickly as is feasible. What tools/methods would be best for copying these ...
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Web-based file manager like File Thingie, but for S3?

At work, we use a little PHP script called File Thingie, which is a web-based file manager. Basically, an FTP replacement. It allows users to upload and download files, and most importantly, it has a ...
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Benchmarking a file server

I'm working on building a new file server... a simple Windows Server box with a few terabytes of disk space to share on the LAN. Pain for current hard drive prices aside :( -- I would like to get ...
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Granting access to user's file store without their knowledge or consent [closed]

As a system administrator, if you were asked to facilitate access to your users' file store so that a director could look at what types of files are being stored, what would your response be? The ...
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Enabling Samba Shares Across Subnets

I was curious how I could go about setting up SAMBA so that shares could be seen and used across different subnets. We have some Linux devices that are bound to Active Directory and we would like to ...
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Share documents in SBS 2008

Does Windows Small Business Server 2008 has a solution to share (create, update, save) local documents via http? Something like google docs.. Thanks
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Setting up VPN on win2k3

Recently moved local server to a datacenter. It is used for small file storage, database and thats about it. I am trying to setup VPN there, which I have never done. I tried setting it up while ...
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Does the number of files slow down the server?

Having numerous files will obviously slow down the OS; but how much this problem is serious? Consider that the files have been well distributed over multi-level folders. Does still the number of files ...
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Creating a windows account only for share access

I'm running Windows Server 2008 R2 in a workgroup, not a domain, and I want to create a local account that is only used for allowing other computers in the same workgroup to access file shares on that ...
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server won't share files within new domain

I have a windows server 2008 (dc now called server1) and a windows server 2003 (files now called server2). The previous DC crashed and I created a new one (server1), same domain name, same hostname. ...
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How Windows choose what network adapter to use when redundant adapters are available?

I have a following configuration: two Windows Server 2008 non-virtual machines (a database server and an application server) are connected to the same network through two network adapters, a fast one ...
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Can you set CIFS permisions from EMC Command Line?

I am in the process of migrating file shares from my EMC NS-20 to my new VNXe 3100. I am using a RoboCopy script to move the files but am getting errors on some files and folders. I have Domain Admin ...
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Windows Host File - SMB Network Share using host entry that points to local machine

I am doing something a little creative with our server. We are building a preloaded image of our server software. Sometimes our customers ask that we can store the data over a network share, and ...
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Can I expect better read/write performance for fileservers in large companies shortly? [closed]

Thanks to this article (in Norwegian), I started researching a bit about the new Intel Solid-State Drive 710 Series, which is a MLC with about 30 times improved endurance. It seems like they are ...
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File permission ACEs showing as SIDs after NTBACKUP restore

I have restored a backup to our Windows 2003 SBS domain controller. All the permissions for folders seem to be set correctly for groups BUT when looking at folders that had permissions set for ...
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Best file sharing protocol for Windows clients?

I want to share files on a Linux server with Windows 7 clients. I have a choice between multiple file sharing protocols: SMB/CIFS, FTP, WebDAV, NFS… question is: which one is the best for my needs? ...
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How to share drive root of USB hard drive in Windows Server 2008?

Windows Server 2008 -> Computer Management -> System Tools -> Shared Folders -> Shares I can set up a share for the root of the external drive, but I cannot access it from another computer on the ...
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Archiving folders while maintaining folder structure

I have a Windows SBS 2008 server that is mostly used for file storage & exchange. Currently everything is under one folder, that is mapped to each computer. I want to move all documents that are ...
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How do I speed up memory mapped files over network? [closed]

Memory mapping a file on a SMB file share causes it to be transferred in its entirety before the call returns. For large files, this causes the application to lock up for a long period of time. How do ...
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C$ share not working

Our admins use the built-in C$, D$, etc shares in Windows Server 2003 to access these disk drives from the network as authenticated domain admins. As soon as last night, we were able to use a Windows ...
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Windows Server 2003 AD Folder Replication

I have a folder on my Windows 2003 Server AD machine that is shared out to clients at Location A. The people in Location B are currently mounting this folder across a network link. The problem is of ...
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Uploading files on server through SFTP

In my region, we have proxy to connect to the internet. So, we don't have direct connection.I dont have control panel on my website. To upload my files to the server through SFTP, I was using WinsCP ...
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Managing multiple FTP accounts

I have a Linux (opensuse 11) webserver with plesk (9.5) and I have the challange for managing multiple ftp accounts for data exchange with customers. What I would like to have is setup easy an ...
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How to enable an active/active file server cluster in windows 2008 r2 Enterprise

I've just created a cluster for my file servers in Windows 2008 R2 Ent SP1 environment. The goal - an Active/Active cluster for web server data How do I go about telling the cluster to be active for ...
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Domain Admin has no permissions to copy files onto domain share

I stumped by a problem I'm having properly accessing a domain share. Server1: Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise + the latest SP/patches. -- (Domain Controller) Server2: Windows Server 2008 R2 ...
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I want to run a Dropbox-like service on my server. What's the best Free solution available? [closed]

It's for a relatively small group of people (unlikely to exceed 30). I'd like it to work as much as Dropbox as possible, i.e., user runs a program in the background, and it syncs a local folder's ...
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File synchronization over servers (debian) by uploading a file with PHP

I have 3 web servers for my PHP application. In front of web servers, there are load balancers. My application has a upload image form. I need to have any uploaded image via my form, simultaneously be ...
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Windows file share access permission by computer

Here's what I want to happen: User A logged into computer in the "Laptops" group: access denied to file share The same User A logged into computer in the "Terminal Servers" group: access granted to ...
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Best way to sync files?

What is the fastest, most secure way to sync files between remote networks? My goal is to replace the local "My Documents" folder on our users' laptops with a synchronized "My Documents" folder that ...
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Unable to see Samba server by netbios name

We have a linux server set up with a number of samba shares on our mixed windows/mac/linux network. The shares are accessible if we go to \\192.168.x.x\share, however we can't access the server by ...
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Enable WebDAV File Sharing in Mac OS X Lion Server

Has anyone been able to turn on the iOS document sharing in OS X Lion Server? I can't connect to the file share using WebDAV.
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Let users to view and access only their files on Windows shared folder

I have shared one folder on our Windows 2008 server with Everyone Read/Write access rights. I would like to prevent file sharing between users. For example if user No1 upload file to shared folder a ...
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Control what files are copied to shared folder

I have shared one folder on Windows 2008 server and would like to control what files are uploaded to it. I would like to let certain files to be uploaded, for example only *.doc files. Is that ...
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How can I share existing folder without going to the user

I would like to know if there a way to share folders on a remote machine with out having to be in front of it. For example I have user1 and he has folder called TEST and he asking me to share it. How ...
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tag file property windows server 2003

We have a file server running windows server 2003. All client machines are running windows 7. I'd love to use windows 7 tags file property but this doesn't appear to be available from the windows ...