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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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Is there an equivalent to ssh-copy-id for Windows?

Is there any equivalent or port of ssh-copy-id available for Windows? That is, is there an easy way to transfer SSH keys from a local machine to a remote server under Windows? In case it helps, I'm ...
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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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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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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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Openssh sftp-server: .filepart support?

I am trying to setup a SFTP server, running off Ubuntu Server 11.04. I installed openssh-server to provide SSH access. What I am trying to do is make file uploads run with a suffix (.filepart or ...
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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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Copying a large directory tree locally? cp or rsync?

I have to copy a large directory tree, about 1.8 TB. It's all local. Out of habit I'd use rsync, however I wonder if there's much point, and if I should rather use cp. I'm worried about permissions ...
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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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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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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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Python, RHEL and Push

I'm looking for advice on a solution to transfer various scripts to remote systems. Some kind of client/server application? Here is the situation. I have 32 Windows machines that are mobile and travel ...
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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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Linux to Linux, 10 TB transfer?

I've looked at all the previous similar questions, but the answers seemed to be all over the place and no one was moving a lot of data (100 GB is different from 10 TB). I've got about ...
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How to copy a large number of files quickly between two servers

I need to transfer a huge amount of mp3s between two serves (Ubuntu). By huge I mean about a million files which are on average 300K. I tried with scp but it would have taken about a week. (about 500 ...
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What is the difference between the download pause-able and un-pause-able files?

Technically, what is the difference between the way of hosting (on the server) of a file that can be paused while downloading and resumed again, and a file that needs to be downloaded in one go?
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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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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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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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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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robocopy transfer file and not folder

I'm trying to use robocopy to tranfer a single file from one location to another but robocopy seems to think I'm always specifying a folder. Here is an example: robocopy "c:\transfer_this.txt" ...
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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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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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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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Favorite rsync tips and tricks

The more I use rsync the more I realise that it's a swiss army knife of file transfer. There are so many options. I recently found out that you can go --remove-source-files and it'll delete a file ...
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What is the most efficient way to push out/publish large sets files over a network?

Here's my scenario: We have a need to push out a set of files (a 'workspace') from a source server to multiple destination servers. The files are kept under version control (SVN) so the first step is ...
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Easiest way for fast transfer of files between linux servers?

I need to transfer files from one CentOS server to another. Will transfer 5MB files about every 10 minutes. Do not need encryption. What is an easy was for fast transfer of files? Is there ...
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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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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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How to transfer huge files (50GB+) from remote Windows server?

I have a dedicated Windows Server in a remote data center, where my site is running along with a Microsoft SQL Server database. The database is is 50+ GB and I want to have a local backup of the ...
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Faster, secure, protocol/code required for long-distance transfer

I've ran into a problem and I'm looking for a new secure protocol/client/server that's faster over a 1Gb/s fibre link - let me tell you the story... I have a pair of redundant, diversely-routed, ...
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Quickest way to transfer 55GB of images to new server

I currently have two CentOS servers. I need to know how and what the quickest way would be to "tar" up the images directory and SCP it over? Is that the quickest way that I just suggested, because ...
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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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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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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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CentOS 5.0 with Ligthttpd notices high traffic without reason

I have a CentOS 5 with Lightppd installed. Also I have MySQL on board. I lately discovered high traffic: http://img686.imageshack.us/img686/8596/traff.jpg Could you please tell me how to diagnose ...
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Rsync show progress for individual file

I'm using rsync to upload/download a pretty large file (20Gb). I'm aware of --progress option, but what it does in my case is just showing me the result at the end. My problem is that during some ...
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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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Win32 software to sync a file system to a FTP server using checksums?

The simple question is how do you sync a Windows file system to an FTP destination periodically while never checking the destination for change unless something bad happens and not relying on file ...
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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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Apache configurations for Reverse Proxy

I am about to setup a reverse proxy server to filter and log page requests before relaying the actual content from the origin server. (new to this) Before this, I had the origin server public ...