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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 ...
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Moving a lot of small files

I have to transfer a directory with lots of small files (250k, avg size 5mb) from one server to another. Both run on Debian Linux. Is there a protocol that is recommendable regarding the transfer of ...
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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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Chunking large rsync transfers?

We use rsync to update a mirror of our primary file server to an off-site colocated backup server. One of the issues we currently have is that our file server has > 1TB of mostly smaller files (in ...
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scp a folder to my ubuntu server

I have a folder on my mac that I need to move over to my server. I can ssh in the server but how do i get this folder up.... say I am on my local computer and the folder is named shared and I want to ...
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Recommendation for syncing data on Windows Servers securely over the internet?

I have a Windows Server at a data center and an EC2 Windows Server running in the cloud. In the *Nix world I know the answer to sync these would be rsync. What are some good options for Windows? Is ...
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Will Windows transfer the files to the launching machine or not?

We have a "Server 1" which is located in "Location A". Next we have "Server 2" and "Server 3" which are located in "Location B". "Location B" "Server 2" ...
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Robocopy really slow across LAN

DISCLAIMER: I'm a programmer, not an admin! I am setting up web apps in a new server cluster and copying files using xcopy or robocopy and UNC paths between servers on the same subnet is really slow. ...
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Checking the network connectivity stats for slow file transfer using Robocopy

I am trying to transfer a 6.5 GB file between two Windows Server 2003 machines on our network. Using Robocopy //sourceserver1 //destinationserver2 filname /z is making the file transfer crawl and ...
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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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transfer data monitor

I would currently monitoring data transfer on my server(debian). what software do you recommend?
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transfer code from one server to other server

I wanted to transfer new code into my new production server. I have code files on my development server. Instead of uploading files using FTP from my local machine, there is other way to transfer ...
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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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secure ftp to specific directory on Ubuntu?

can I set up a secure ftp for somebody (not a current user on the system) for 2 different directories on Ubuntu inside public_html? I don't want to give the user pure ssh account right now. Any ...
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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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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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Getting rsync to move file from source to destination?

Is rsync is a good choice for my project ? I have to : - copy files from source to destination folder via SSH, - be sure all files are copied, - delete source files after copy. - if I have conflict ...
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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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bash file parameter problem

i write bash file to copy files from unix to windows and i pass the path of files as parameter to bash file :- scp -r /$1/ user@hostname:/cygdrive/c/unix_file when i execute the bash and don't pass ...
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transfer file from unix to windows? [closed]

i want to transfer file from unix server to windows 2003 server i download copssh on windows 2003 and openssh is already installed in unix ... i execute the following command :- scp -r /file_in_unix/ ...
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Centralized System for Managing Data Ingest/Output

The company I work for produces software that takes in Gigabytes of data a day, and outputs (lesser amounts of) Gigs a day. We have a significant infrastructure for managing data flow, and by ...
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Creating a tgz file on a remote server without using local harddrive

I have a fairly ancient Fedora server which I have inherited from another company. I only have access to the server VIA SSH. Here are some details of the server: Linux REMOVED 2.6.15-1.1831_FC4 #1 ...
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scp fails in one direction

I've been doing some work on one of our school's servers (as a student), and I've been having some trouble scp-ing files in and out. Trying to push/pull a file from the server while logged in on my ...
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Using rsync to quickly upload a file that is similar to another file

I'm putting together a deployment script which tars up a directory of my code, names the tar file after the current date and time, pushes that up to the server, untars it in a directory of the same ...
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how to disable file transfert in tightvnc?

Having tested all the VNC servers I found, I choosed Tightvnc. But it actually has one more feature that I need : file transfert. How can I disable it ?
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FTP/SFTP & Fuse web passthrough without using the web server's bandwidth

I'd like to serve files mounted from a remote file store using ftp/sftp using fuse on my web server without using the web server's bandwidth. The goal is to have the web server transparently serve ...
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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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What is the simplest and fastest way to transfer large file through a Windows network?

I have a Window Server 2000 machine running MS SQL Server that stores over 20GB of data. The database is backed-up every day to the second harddrive. I want to transfer those backup files to another ...
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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 to automatically and periodically upload a file from a windows machine to a unix server?

i have 2 csv files on my windows xp machine that i want to transfer to a unix server every hour (because the 2 files are updated every 30min). so i search on the web and i found this possibility: to ...
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Is there a timeout for Windows Remote Desktop clipboard transfers and can it be modified?

When I'm copying a large file over a slow remote desktop connection, every once in a while the transfer will fail silently. Is this because there is some specified timeout for the transfer? If so, ...
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Upload a File To An SSH Folder

I'm trying to connect to my SSH to send a file for it using WinSCP, but when I try to connect what I got is this: Remember that I'm using tcsh as my default shell, and I can't change it. What I ...
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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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What a pros and cons of FTP vs SSH for file transfers?

Why to consider setting up an FTP service on a server when files transfers work fine by means of SSH (with Midnight Commander on a Lunux and FileZilla on a Windows client)? What are pros and cons of ...
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Remote file copy util (like rsync) but that will take account of data already copied (in this session)?

Let's say I have a directory with 2 files, both are identical and quite large (e.g. 2GB ea.) I want to rsync that directory to a remote host. As I understand it (and I could be wrong), rsync ...
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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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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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Moving Exchange .EDB and .STM file to other partition

Im trying to move my exchange mailbox store to a new partition and i keep running into an error message saying: "cannot copy insufficient system resources exist to complete the requested service." ...
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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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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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Best Practice: Apache File Upload

I am looking for a soultion for trusted users to upload pdf files via html forms (with maybe php involved). This is quite a standard ubuntu linux server with apache 2.x and php 5. I am wonderiung ...
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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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synchronization of file locations between two machines

Although similar threads have been asked on this site and its siblings before, I've not managed to glean the answer to this persistent question. Any help is much appreciated. The situation: I've got ...
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how to transfer files from desktop to server when using ssh

I am using ssh to connect to a server. I want to upload local files to the server. Usually I do this by opening the 'New File Transfer Window' However, i'd like to just do this from the command ...
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Transfer files via SSH

I want to use file transfer via SSH on some scripts. I've read it's possible to tar over ssh. Where should I start reading?
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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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How do you copy a file from one unix server to another?

I can think of ftp nfs ssh rcp any other ways? Comments? NOTE: these two servers are inside LAN, the copying is not over the Internet
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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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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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Managed Hosting vs Co-location

I am working on a project that will require for us to upload huge HD video files to a server. For simplicity, I was considering Managed Hosting at Rackspace with Cloud Files. However, the main work ...