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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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linux to linux, 10TB 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 (100GB != 10TB). I've got about 10TB that I need to move from ...
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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 ...
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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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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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rsync - Exclude files that are over a certain size?

I am doing a backup of my desktop to a remote machine. I'm basically doing rsync -a ~ example.com:backup/ However there are loads of large files, e.g. wikipedia dumps etc. Most of the files I care a ...
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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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Getting irregular timestamps on NFS file server

Here is the situation: We have a file server that is not saving timestamps to a small portion of its files (77 files out of several million). It instead writes a default mtime of 1969-12-31 19:00 ...
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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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Enable Remote Desktop File Transfer

Most of the servers I RDP to support cut-and-paste file transfer (from my Win7 64 machine). One does not, and I can't figure out what configuration step is missing. I followed the steps outlined ...
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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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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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File Transfer Alternatives

Right now we're using the enterprise product from Aspera. We've got a license that covers only 10megabits of throughput per connection. We're looking at migrating away from Aspera as their licensing ...
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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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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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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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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.