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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 ...
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Secure file transfer in linux without SSH?

First thing i want to apologize if this question is silly or something...i just tried to research but it seems to be a bit hard to find exactly what i want in Google ! [or i'm not smart enough to find ...
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Initiating files transfer between servers with disowned bash script

To transfer files from remove server I need to first to log in to it with a password and then input the command, to get files to local folder and my terminal should be opened until this transfer will ...
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Rsync a directory from a local server to a remote server without losing permissions

I need to transfer a directory from my local server to a remote server on the exact same place on the remote server. In the directory, there are a lot of different users involved and I want to ...
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Is there any method to Copy 5GB of Data from server systems to multiple clients systems in less time(max 2mins.)? [closed]

Is there any method to copy 5GB of data from server systems to multiple clients systems in less time(max 2mins.) ? Data should be copied from server to all client systems.
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Ubuntu Server crashes on file transfers

Upon transferring some files across server disks I lost connection and the server crashed. Plugging in a Screen showed no response at all. I had to reset the Server, which then boots normally. At ...
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How to speed up file transfer from server to server over the Internet? [duplicate]

How can I transfer a file from one server to another server with a great speed ? right now I am using FTP to transfer a file but it is taking so much time. To transfer a file of 2 GB its taking around ...
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Is there a global config file for Unison synchronization tool?

I'd like all my unison profiles to have merge = Name * -> meld CURRENT1 CURRENT2 diff = /usr/bin/meld CURRENT1 CURRENT2 confirmmerge = true as options. I know I can add these options to each ...
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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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rsync to EC2: Identity file not accessible

I'm trying to rsync a file over to my EC2 instance: rsync -Paz --rsh "ssh -i ~/.ssh/myfile.pem" --rsync-path "sudo rsync" file.pdf ubuntu@ec2-XXX-XX-XX-X.compute-1.amazonaws.com:/home/ubuntu/ ...
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Connection drops while transferring large files to one server on a network

My company has two sites, each with their own LAN, using site to site VPN tunnel to connect the two sites. When transferring files (especially larger files) from site1 to site2 server1, the file ...
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Out of Disk Space, /mnt/hgfs to blame?

I'm running a Centos VM in VMWare Fusion 5.x. The VM is running a file transfer server and the files being sent are stored on a disk shared from the host, /mnt/hgfs/Aspera. It looks like the file ...
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file transfer with ssh pipe; without scp

Scenario: I'm having about hundred odd text files which are compressed as .gz. They need to be transferred to a remote server. I do not want to use scp. Both, linux servers. my requirement/my idea: I ...
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Multi threaded network file transfer

Many of the links that connect NY and AMS are often saturated. That means that running a transfer over them (e.g., move 300GB at 1MB/s) would take an age if compared with what our connections can ...
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Linux - regularily moving directory contents

Collaboration partners of our company will upload files (typically a few GB in size) to a directory on one of our external servers. From that directory, I will move them to our internal network, where ...
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Multicast File copy with Unicast responses

I'm trying to do some multicast big file copies over to remote clients on the other side of a satellite link. The idea is to minimize the amount of traffic going up to the satellite. I tried using ...
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Setting up a BITS server for upload only

Often we need to have clients send large backup sets to us. We currently use ftp, however we run in to the issue of the ftp client being closed on the client's computer before the the transfer is ...
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Transfer many files between job-processing servers

I have Server A that works on a portion of a job and generates a file as output. Server B works on the second part of the job but it needs the file that Serve A generated. What is the best way to get ...
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Moving a 13 gig file over sFTP (md5sum fails)

Each time I download a big file over sftp, the md5sum on the source machine doesn't match the md5sum I do on the destination machine. I have a 13gig file on an Ubuntu 12.04 machine with ...
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10Gbps iSCSI network transferring at only 2Gbps

I have a performance issue with my SAN. I have a full 10Gbps private network setup. I have the following setup 1 - Mac with Connected with via Fiber Transciever 10GbE 1 - Windows 7 PC with 10GbE 1 - ...
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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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Scheduled File Transfer Between Servers

I am interested in scheduling the copying and sending of large files over the internet from one server to another. The servers are not on the same network. I do not know about all of my available ...
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Secure copying (file transfer) between two Linux servers in the same datacenter (Linode)

I have two Linodes in the same data center. I want to copy files from one to the other each night or on demand (for about the next month, until this project is finished). So I'm thinking about using ...
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Puppet file transfer slow

I have a puppet master and slaves in different datacenters. The latency between them is ~40ms. When I run "puppet agent --test" on a slave to apply the latest manifest it takes ~360 seconds to finish. ...
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Increase data transfer speed through bonding/lacp?

I want to maximize the throughput of a data transfer between two servers. The copy will be made at the application layer using Robocopy. To clear things up, please check my Visio schema of the ...
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Fast Internet Backup

We wish to install some servers in a remote datacentre to act as a backup storage location for our primary datacentre. Assuming that both sites will have GigE connectivity, what is the best method to ...
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Use scp to copy a file to different servers

I have to copy a file to different servers almost every day. What I usually do is: scp filename user@destinationhost:/destination/folder I run this same command changing the destination host over ...
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Terminal server - disconnect possible if no client activity, but file transfer

We are testing a file transfer script that is started through a client session on a terminal server - the client is Ubuntu rdesktop. What we find is that the session is disconnected after a while, ...
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Fast, reliable data transfers from/to China

We are a small company and we will need to transfer rather large amounts of data (10GB+ each time) between Europe and China in the near future. As many may have experienced, Internet connections to ...
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Copying compressed files from Server 2008 R2 network share to XP client via VPN fails

At the first sight the question looks similar to this one. I have experienced an odd behavior while trying to copy a certain file from Windows Server 2008 R2 network share to Windows XP Professional ...
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Speed up rsync by running multiple instances at once?

I have to transfer a big directory to another server. My problem is that i cannot use the full bandwidth that would be available, because one concurrent tcp stream does not get as fast. Basically ...
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What is a useful “transfer large things” method/medium? [closed]

Other than through the network, what does everyone use for transferring things like system images or very large files? For example, external case+hard drive like a myBook. Or, extremely large ...
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How to set up a torrent server on Ubuntu?

I need to distribute extremely large files over separated networks. (Netherlands to China, and Netherlands to India), files sizes vary from 5 to 50GB. Since file is stored on several machines, and ...
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How can we share large files with people outside of our firewall?

We sometimes need to share/recieve large files (sometimes in the gigabytes) to outside contractors or customers. These files are mostly CAD drawings, but could include almost anything. We want to only ...
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How can I transfer a large number of big files over local network with pause/resume support? [closed]

My MacBook has about 400GB of files (videos, music, documents, etc.) that I need to transfer to a Windows PC over my local network. My router is semi-disfunctional, though, so every so often it stops ...
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Transfer Files From Multiple External USB Drives to Linux Server San Storage

We want to transfer files from multiple external USB drives to a Linux server connected to SAN storage. The USB Drives are formated with NTFS and contain media i.e. Images/Videos and will each range ...
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SSH file transfers hang after ~700KB

OVERVIEW I'm scripting SFTP file transfers on a Windows 7 box in the field. When I transfer zip files larger than a megabyte or so, the transfer (and SSH) stops unexpectedly after about 700KB. The ...
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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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Transferring data from old dedicated server to a new one

I have a Windows 2003 dedicated server account with WebFusion and they are just awful, I'm not afraid to say. I would like to transfer to a GoDaddy Windows 2008 dedicated server in the next week or ...
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When the TCP engine decides to send an ACK?

In my LAN, I have a router that runs a Samba server and my PC connects to the router. I wiresharked during a uploading to the server and a downloading from the server. The wireshar results show ...
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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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Transfer files between Shared Hosting servers using FTPES

I have two shared hosting servers and a VPS. One at ixwebhostings with their panel and other is a cPanel hosting. I would like to move some files between these two. ixwebhosting supports FTP and ...
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Why data sending is heavier for CPU than data receiving?

I have a Samba server configured in my PC. When other PCs in LAN download data from the server, top command shows smbd occupies 75% CPU. While they transfer data to the server, top command shows smbd ...
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How can I boost WiFi data transfer rate?

I have a wireless router that clients are using to have internet and file transfer in our company. The link speed is 54Mbit within all clients. But it seems that is impossible to exceed ~8 mbit which ...
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Web server slow when transfering many images

Here is a little background of a intermittent but very real problem. I maintain a web application that is running on Esxi private cloud. We have a database server, and 4 web application servers. The 4 ...
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Network issue - Very slow while RXing but TXing is fine

I am trying to transfer a 10GB file to test my network. But when I transfer from Workstation 1 to Workstation 2, it takes 8 minutes (which is fine). But from Workstation 2 to Workstation 1, the ...
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File transfer - Bandwidth flickering for no reason

We are experiencing file transfer issues. I try to troubleshoot this problem but it is really hard. Here is a screenshot I took while transferring a file from my workstation to another server. The ...
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Transferring 60GB of data over fiber connection - VPN connection times out [closed]

In an attempt to transfer a 60GB file (SQL database file) over the wire via a VPN connection, we're only able to get about 1/8 the file over. How can we get around this timeout issue? Or do we have ...