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ProFTPD returning 530 error despite the access credentials are correct

This week I configured ProFTPD in a Ubuntu Server. I created an user called test. This user was added to group proftpd. But despite this user password is correct, the server always returns an 530 ...
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Debug slow lan (ssh, nfs) file transfer

I've got two linux boxes attached to a gigabit switch. They both have gigabit NICs, cables are cat7. Testing the network with iperf shows a fast connection but transferring files with rsync, scp, or ...
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Are HDD <-> SSD transfer speeds completely bottlenecked by HDD speed? [closed]

Is transferring data from an SSD to HDD and HDD to SSD speed about the same as HDD to HDD speed for both ways?
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How to move PostgreSQL data directory?

My PostgreSQL installation by default uses /var/lib/pgsql directory to store data, backups and configuration files. As my disk space is running out, I have installed new hardware and mounted it in the ...
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ssh file tranfer freeze in file >100k

My ssh secure shell always freeze when I try to download file >100KB using SSH Secure File Transfer. Even if the download manage to start, the download speed is less than 1kb/s. But upload of large ...
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Get file system write cache queue size

I am copying a large amount of files from one server to another via robocopy to a UNC share. I notice that after robocopy completes that there is a large amount of disk activity that lasts for a ...
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Proftpd on Debian - trouble with file transfer

I have a rented VPS wieh debian installed. Recently I've installed proftpd in order to allow read-only access to everybody & full access for the particular users. I configured proftpd (with TLS) ...
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Server to Server file transfer through wget

I have a dedicated server in Germany with 120GB data, since I have bought a new dedicated server in U.S, I would like to transfer all the files to new server through FTP connection, to achieve this ...
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Transfer 15TB of tiny files

I'm archiving data from one server to another. Initially I started a rsync job. It took 2 weeks for it to build the file list just for 5 TB of data and another week to transfer 1 TB of data. Then I ...
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reliably write database dump directly to remote filesystem (Linux)

I need to move a very large database (~320 GB) from server1 to server2 (Linux). Because of different extension versions, the database can only be restored on server2 from a dump file as described ...
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Filezilla downloads failing for specific range of filesize?

I've been working with Filezilla at my work for a while now without any major issues, except this one. Conditions: Some issue causes file downloads to fail, since I have Filezilla set to ...
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Execute script on another server with file transfer

So I have a server running ubuntu 10.04 and I am using this program to merge PDFs called pdftk. It has a bug when I run it on 10.04, but not when I installed it on 14.04 (or presumably 12.04). ...
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Moving very large (~100 Gb) from one server to the other

We're moving servers, and I need to transfer all the data from Server A to Server B. I have a tar.gz of about 100Gb that contains all the Server A files. I'd really like to avoid downloading the ...
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Windows Server 2008 R2 - Remote Desktop : how to allow user copy from client to server but prevent server to client? [closed]

I have windows server 2008R2. I & friends are using remote desktop for connecting to server. My problem is : I want to prevent user copy anything from server to client (or at least, file & ...
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Why is scp with compression slower than without?

I needed to transfer a 20 GB KVM vdisk file, storing the root filesystem of a CentOS 6.5 VM, from one lab server to another. The large file size and the fact that I had once compressed such a vdisk ...
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What gets transferred over sshfs?

I have used an sshfs connection on a local network. Because it's a local network, I didn't have any issues with data volumes or transfer. I wonder if anyone can tell me about using sshfs remotely, on ...
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Transfer large amount of small files

I've to do a migration of two servers with large SAN attachments to our new VMWare environment. EDIT: I have to supply some additional intelligence as I have good answers regarding VMWare solution. ...
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synology ds212j slow transfer speed

I have Synology DS212j and I'm getting REALLY slow transfer speed, about ~10MB/s. I used following knowledge base in order to troubleshoot it: What should I do if file transfers are slow? - FAQ - ...
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Easy way to transfer files between host and LXC container on LVM

This is an easy task in the case of containers that share the same filesystem but I'm not sure what would be the proper approach for containers that use LVM disks. I know I could use rsync or scp but ...
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Transfer file to server from FTP server [closed]

I've 2 server: Server A: Centos, webmin installed, with access to everything, SSH included. Server B: only FTP access On Server B I've a file of 10GB and I want to move it to Server A directly, and ...
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Prevent Rsync and SCP from causing page timeouts on LAMP server

I'm trying to run Rsync to move static files from our Dedicated server to our new cloud server. The following command works but when it runs it is stopping any web pages being served rsync -azP ...
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Rsync hangs when transfering large files on an bad connection

've been having problems transferring files over a pretty bad connection (I'm trying to upload a file on a cloud server) via rsync. The rsync essentially hangs after about a minute or so. This is the ...
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RDP Copy&Paste Error: Windows cannot find '%1!ls!'

After working for years on mRemoteNG, and copying and pasting from servers I use all the time, I suddenly started getting the following error on a particular Windows 2003 server: Windows cannot find ...
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Does using ASCII transfer mode in FTP while transferring files from one linux based system to other linux based system changes LF to CRLF [duplicate]

Whether using ASCII transfer mode in FTP while transferring files from one linux based system to other linux based system changes LF to CRLF
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Leveraging rsync for a local copy between two slow drives, benefits without a daemon

I am confused by the benefits of rsync (3.1.1) if there is no daemon running remotely, e.g. copying from a drive mounted via SMB2 (via a VPN) to an external HDD (USB 2.0, sadly). Both connections are ...
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Should I use rsync compression over a gigabit LAN?

I normally use rsync's -z option to enable compression when transferring files over the internet. However, if I am on my own (idle) gigabit LAN, do I still want compression? Or will it be faster ...
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File transfering from Windows 2008 R2 to Windows 7 client is tremendously slow

I have main office and one branch. We have PTP 700mbit/s connection across them, and 1gb/s LAN at each office. The file server is at main office and its run on Windows 2008R2 Enterprise. Lately one ...
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How to zip lots of folders into three+ independent zip files? [closed]

I have a massive amount of folders, and I want to zip/gzip/(what ever) them into 3 or more independent files. So for example, let's say I have this directories on my server: /dir1 /dir2 /dir3 /dir4 ...
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Transfer files with extended attributes: Redhat to Redhat

I need to transfer files with extended attributes from my local system (SL 6.5) to a remote server (Centos 5.6). However, both scp and rsync are dropping the attributes, so I'm having to manually ...
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How to move files between 2 servers, dedicated server and azure VM [closed]

I am moving from a dedicated server on a hosting company to a new windows azure VM, I need to transfer all files from dedicated server to the new VM, there are about 200GB files to move, I want to ...
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How to transfer data between continents? [closed]

I want to transfer files from a server here in US to another one in China, and I wonder what's the best way to do it? Is there anything special needed to be considered compared to other file transfer ...
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Bash: mv directory one at a time

I am trying to move all subdirectories of a folder to another share on the same server. If I do a mv *, I will run out of space since the folders are not removed until all folders get transferred. ...
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ESXi 5.5, slow network speed when writing to guests

This is an issue that has been bugging me for a lot time with ESXi. I had the issue with my old Dell server (ESXi 5.0 and 5.5) and even with my new Dell T20 (ESXi 5.5). For the current issue at hand I ...
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How can I quickly move files and folders from a local server to an amazon EC2 instance?

I'm moving script files from my local server to an amazon EC2 instance using winscp drag and drop, and it's taking too long. How can I move these files quickly?
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Alternative to FTP

I'm now teaching data bases and all my students get access to a virtual machine running ubuntu. They use FTP as the main way of connecting to the server and uploading their PHP files. Last time I was ...
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Transfer 40000+ files usnig rsync between two servers

I have a problem with transfer files between two Linux servers in the same network. On source server I have directory with 40055 small files, directory size is 34 GB. I tried to transfer those files ...
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Secure external file sharing / transfer - cloud or on-premise

My company is looking for a way to securely share sensitive information with some of our clients and trusted advisors. The idea is to be able to host files that are encrypted while at rest and in ...
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How does a file get sent over an HTTP connection? [closed]

A teacher of mine says when you are browsing a web server such as apache2 that has file/directory listing enabled then it secretly opens an ftp server to transfer the file. This confuses me, though ...
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Could the IPG parameter in Robocopy cause TCP/IP packet problems if it is too high?

I need to throttle a robocopy transfer to limit bandwidth usage. It is already set to 1500 (/IPG:1500). I would like to increase this IPG to around 2000 (or more) in order to lower even more the ...
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why copying take too long from my server to External drive [closed]

I don't understand why copying 244 GB of data from a Window server would be copying at the rate of 10.49KB/sec. The server RAM is 48 GB, Processor 2.19GHZ and hard drive of 1.75TB out which 491GB is ...
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How to transfer file(s) from a Unix system to a DOS system? [closed]

What is the simplest way to transfer files from a Unix system to a DOS system? Preferably without any "extra" tools on the DOS side.
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Transfer database from Red Hat Linux to WAMMP [closed]

I've currently got a MySQL 5.X database on a server running Red Hat Linux 4 (from memory), which I currently shell into with Putty. I now need to replicate the server in WAMP for offline debugging, ...
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Is it safe to rsync the same source to the same destination in parallel

My application use rsync to copy files from network driver to local as cache to improve performance. But since my application might be run in parallel, so as the rsync, and there could be a case that ...
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Copy directories modified by specific users within a certain time frame from an FTP [closed]

I am trying to cleanup a 12TB Windows FTP with several million files. Basically, I want to keep the directories that are still being used by a specific subset of users who had access, and only keep ...
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Why does my local network transfer speed decrease with larger files?

Short version: I have a Linux server (RHEL5) and a Windows 7 Professional laptop on a local wired network. Copying large files to the server gets gradually slower until it stops completely. Long ...
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How to avoid deliberate corruption using a NAS for backup

This is an extension of my question here (Small office backups, small NAS (RAID) vs single disk). What would be a good way to structure a NAS backup solution to prevent deliberate corruption by a ...
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Odd FTP ASCII/BINARY transfer behavior after migrating to a new server

I recently got a dedicated server and after migration to the new machine I started noticing problems with file transfers. My FTP client, despite being set to auto, keeps uploading php files in binary ...
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Fastest way to transfer files between servers [closed]

I am attempting to transfer a 8 GB tar file from one cpanel server to another. I have root access on the new server and jailed shell on the old. I attempted to wget and curl but I am getting speeds ...
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Automatically retrieve a specific file via SFTP

How do I determine which file is the newest from a remote server that I am connected to via SFTP? My goal is to retrieve a specific file each day, via SFTP. The steps I will follow are: Connect to ...
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File transfer slows down the server response

We are on Win server 2003 and we transfer the files across the same intranet either using CuteFTP or through mapped drives. The problem here is the file transfers start fast and get slower as time ...