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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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Sync a folder on a remote UNIX server from Windows with rsync

I am trying to sync the contents of a directory on my Windos machine with a UNIX server. I have spent a long while reading the rsync documentation and have come up with the following command: rsync ...
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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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SMB File Transfer Manager application for Windows?

I'm in the process of transferring very large files over an unreliable network connection using normal SMB (windows share folder). Of course, using Windows Explorer means that any time that connection ...
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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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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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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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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 ...
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sftp chrooted dosent work with some sftp client (Cyberduck)

I'm not able working on SFTP+chrooted env Using internal-sftp directive it works, but i'm not able to set umask. (ex umask 002) Using sftp-server from openssh package dosent't work because login shell ...
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ftp: transfer parts of a file?

If I'm transferring a 2GB sql file with filezilla, and it timed out after 50%. In my server, I can see that the new transferred file is about 1.1GB. I want to know if there's a way through the same ...
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What happens “under the hood” when Windows moves data to a location shares the same root path as the source?

To be clear, I am talking about a move operation within the same partition. For example, say I were to move a file up one directory; before the move, I have "C:\temp\test.txt", after the move I have ...
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Multicast image restoration with adaptive speed

I'm curious to know if there are any tools for restoring disk images (or even transferring files) via multicast -- for any platform, especially if the project has source available -- where the ...
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Windows 7 can't copy file - Error 0x800700DF: The file size exceeds the limit allowed and cannot be saved

Any attempt to copy files larger than about 40 MB from a network share (a SAN running open filer / Samba) to my local machine running Windows 7 always results in the following error and the copy ...
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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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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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Can't access a user profile as administrator?

I am trying to copy the complete user profile of an old XP pc to a new computer. I want to copy the entire profile as I have to get rid of the older PC quite soon, and would sort through the files at ...
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Slow LAN transfer from 3rd party computer

I've got an odd problem that I'm not really sure where to start the troubleshooting process. I have a 'server' with Windows Server 2008R2 (64-bit) installed and it has a couple of hard drives. If I ...
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Speed of file transfer from Amzon S3 to EC2/EBS

I'm working on estimating how long it would take to download 100 GB worth of files from Amazon S3 to an EBS drive. Assuming both are in the same region, what kind of speed could be expected?
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How to move files from one server to another?

I have about 600MB on a remote web server that I'd like to copy to a PC, then copy to a new server. I tried FileZilla, but it failed partway through the transfer from the old server and couldn't ...
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Quickest way to transfer a file from remote Linux to Windows?

I need to transfer a file (~15 Mb) from a remote Linux machine to my local Windows box over the Internet and I was just wondering what would be the best way to do it? The Linux machine is a server ...
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How do I diagnose slow file transfers from NIC errors/collisions?

I recently attempted to transfer a 3 GB file to a machine on my LAN using rsync -azvP. I noticed I was only getting 50kpbs. Both switch ports are 100/full. When I do an ifconfig, here's what I get: ...
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Moving 15,000+ images from Shared host to VPS

I've just finished up a script I've written for my website. The VPS is purchased, now I don't know what the effective method to be able to move 15,000+ images I have on my shared host to a new VPS ...