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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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Download over remote root server directly to home system

I have to download some big data from a source that needs a static IP. As at home I only have a dynamic IP that won't work. So I thought about using my rent remote root server to download the data. ...
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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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Replacement for FTP?

I have some fairly large file transfers going across the atlantic every morning by ftp. From time to time the transfers will be distrupted, likely due connectivity issues, and the files will be left ...
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Webapp for secure file delivery to customers?

Situation: For each customer, I have a script that generates some customized configuration files for their installation (host addresses, options, organization names, etc.) I need to get these to the ...
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Secure FTP/SCP “breaks” existing files while they are being transfered

Typically I upload updated files/scripts over Secure FTP to my server to replace existing copies of those files as I make changes. But this has the nasty behavior of writing directly to those files. ...
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Alternatives to Kermit for transferring HD contents via a serial cable Win3.1 -> Vista

I'm trying to transfer the contents of some VERY old laptops which have Windows 3.1 on them. The only way I can manage this is via a serial cable (no network on the laptops). I've got Kermit on the ...
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FTP put several directories without overwrite?

I was transferring a few dozen gigs from one PC to another with scp. I got disconnected and double checked and found FTP to be faster (I scp only affected CPU to encrypt) How do I resume my file ...
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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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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 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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Downloading files from internet to RHEL5 server

How to download a file from a location in internet to RHEL5 server running at runlevel 3 (without GUI)? Like, can we use sftp to directly download files from a website? Or, do we have any commands ...
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Windows Server 2008 x64, Large File Transfers, and Memory Usage

I'm following up on this: http://serverfault.com/questions/37605/copying-large-file-to-remote-server-causes-it-to-run-out-of-physical-memory But figured I'd post this separately. I have a 64-bit ...