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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 to change the content ownership of an external HDD under Windows 7 for backup (all folders at once)?

Summary I'm currently trying to pickup the data of a HDD which PC is now dead (the M/B). I connected the HDD to my PC using an External IDE->USB Enclosure and can navigate thoughout some of the alien ...
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What is the best way to copy large files from my workstation to a Windows Server based EC2 instance?

I would like to know if there is a better way to transfer data from my workstation to my Windows based EC2 instance. Currently I am using remote desktop copy/paste, but that is a drag as I always ...
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Monitor and copy file changes on Windows Server 2003 over NFS or CIFS to *nix

Machine A, Windows Server 2003. Machine B, Ubuntu 9.04. Aim is to copy new and updated files only automatically as fast as possible from A to B. B can mount A either as CIFS or NFS (Services for Unix ...
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Storage Space Write cache, and write speed

Hey guys i have been working on my NAS that is using server 2012r2 with storage spaces. the drives are off the shelf 7200 rpm drives the drives are bitlocker encrypted the drives are in a 8 disk ...
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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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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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What is the best way to move files to a remote Ubuntu web server?

What is the best way/tools to move files to a remote Ubuntu web server? Obviously a newbie question, but should I create a smb mount, use ftp, or ssh?
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Linux transfer files from old server to new server

I've been googling this topic, but there no good suggestions on how to transfer files from old Linux new server. My goals are: Transfer all files, including hidden files Preserve permissions ...
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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 usb/...
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Method of automatically transfering log files from multiple servers

Once a day, I want to run AWStats on webserver log files generated by multiple load balanced servers. I want an efficient way of transfering them to one place. Is there already a tool that can do this?...
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most simple way to get files on a server

I am on windows and my server is linux. I would like to grab files from the server automatically with a script. Maybe execute a bash script remotely as well but maybe i dont need that. I need to ...
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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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Corrupted zip file after using split and cat on Linux

I had to split this 2.6 GB zip-file in order to send it thru a slow uplink. I did this: split -b 879m BIGFILE.zip This created xaa, xab & xac which I uploaded to the remote server. After the ...
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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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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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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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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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How can I automate the process of fetching files from remote Windows servers?

We have a handful of machines that we administer: some Windows 2003/8 and some various flavors of Unix. I need to write some sort of script/task/etc (I'm a programmer, so any language/tool is fine) ...
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Compressing and copying large files on Windows Server?

I've been having a hard time copying large database backups from the database server to a test box at another site. I'm open to any ideas that would help me get this database moved without having to ...
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How can a service on Server A copy files to Server B without domain-level authentication?

CruiseControl.Net is running on Server A (Win2003). It needs to copy some files from Server A to Server B (Win2008). It needs to do this unattended, without any user being logged into either machine. ...
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wget an remote website index directory

Is it possible to wget an entire index/parent directory with wget? Because I am trying to transfer images to a VPS of mine from my old shared host. When I say an index/parent directory, I meant like ...
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FreeBSD switching name and size different files after upload

I`ve faced with strange problem. When I uploaded files via FTP (using FileZilla as FTP-client) to server with FreeBSD7.3, i see strange things: some (4-5%) of all uploaded files changed their ...
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How do you determine negotiated NIC connection speed/duplexing and how do we keep them consistent?

The Network Windows Server 2008 Dell Gigabit Managed Switch PCs running Vista SP2 with gigabit network cards The Story The 2008 Windows server is new as of a couple months ago and knowing that ...
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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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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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Transfer files using ssh

I am using ssh (WinSCP) to transfer some files from a server to my workstation. The problem is that at some files I get disconnected. Always same files. I am the owner of the directory so I guess ...
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Ubuntu + Copy Folder Remotely Either By Using SCP or Any Other Command

By using SCP Command, File is transfered from one system to remote system. But I want to transfer whole folder from local system to remote system. So How it can be possible. Please help me out ?
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richcopy will not preserve security

I am trying to use Richcopy to transfer files from one server to another. It seems to work well but it is not preserving ACL's. Is there a trick to it?
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Transfer a 200 GB MDF file

Any ideas-quickest way, how to transfer a 200GB mdf file from one server to another?
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What's a simple app to mirror a folder of files (windows) to a remote server (linux)?

I have a windows box that I want to sync with a remote computer. Changes on the windows box should be reflected on the remote computer. Files are never changed remotely so it really just needs to be ...
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SSH File Pull from Remote Host Initialized Locally

I am using a python script to launch remote linux commands from my local machine. The target(s) is/are a list of server(s). I am able to launch the commands no problem; however, the commands result ...
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How to copy a host's entire disk to another, with checksum?

Both servers are running Linux. Is rsync a suitable choice? I know it's suitable for large file transfer, file synchronization etc. But not sure about a) entire disks b) checksums. Thanks in advance. ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 that:...
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Rsync and Lazy mode?

Since transferring or copying a file that is being used sometimes causes corruption of the transferred file, can we define a time interval in which Rsync checks each file in a given directory to see ...
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What is the fastest way to transfer file between home and servers?

I have a 50 megabit connection at home and a 1Gb connection at work, yet transferring files between home and the work servers is extremely slow, about 300KB/s, using HTTP FTP or RD. What should I do ...
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Get files from serial port SSH shell

My webserver networking is down. I can open a shell over SSH using serial port. I need to download 2 files (an sql dump and a backup of the entire website: aprox 3GB). To open the shell I must to ...
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My host doesn't support secure file transfers. I don't have root access. Do I have any options at all?

I like this host a lot, and the lack of secure file transfer is the only thing stopping me from committing to them for a new e-commerce site. I've seen a few recommendations for WebDav, but that would ...
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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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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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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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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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cwRsync performance on Win Server 2003

I've tested several cases for cwRsync (3.0) on Win Server 2003. My scenario is have a rsync daemon on a source host with source files ~3GB total. And there're 50 dest servers running rsync command to ...