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How can I ensure non-corrupt file transfer in linux?

I have script scheduled with cron that transfers a file around to other machines using scp filename user@host:~ and today have noticed that sometimes the md5 of the files don't match. Upon closer ...
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Transfer a file from remote server A to remote server B from server C

I have an interesting problem I'm trying to solve. I have a JumpBox server that I have in order to securely ssh into client's servers. This is the only server my clients ever open up port 22 to. ...
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Which FTP server on Windows or Linux do support MODE C (Compression)

can you recommend a FTP server which supports MODE C (Compression) and runs on Windows or Linux or BSD Note, that MODE C is different from MODE Z (ZLIB). Most FTP servers on *nix and windows does ...
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Secure file transfer to transfer files to clients

Today, our company is using an FTP Server to transfer files to clients, vendors and more. Now, we want something more secure. Needs Uploading with FTP (Windows Explorer, no own program), Browser ...
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Ignore windows hidden files when copying with rsync

I need to keep in sync a very large directory structure (a few hundreds GB) between a Windows machine and a Linux machine. I'm using rsync to do the copy because it automatically ignores unchanged ...
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Transfer large files over the internet from a Linux VPS to Windows machine

I regularly need to transfer files that are a few gigabytes in size from a Linux VPS to my home Windows machine. I am trying to find a transfer method that fits my needs. FTP/SFTP works but is quite ...
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Best to move my transaction backups one way when they are created

I have read and tried a number of sync options, but none of them meet my exact needs. What I am doing: I move .trn files from one Windows 2008 server to another in another location I need the ...
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ESXi 4.1 slow file transfer

My problem is that when I transfer files to or from 2 of my ESXi 4.1 servers using Veeam's FastSCP utility, the transfer seems to be limited to about 5 MBs when I can transfer the same file from the ...
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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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possible efficient ways of transferring files from one server to another

what are the possible good and efficient ways of transferring files from one server to another? In this case it will be from windows server 2003 to windows server 2008 r2. I am thinking Powershell ...
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Need a web based file uploader

I have a RedHat server, running tomcat and a video streaming application ( Adobe FMS ). I have several dozens of users who would like to be able to upload their videos to this server. But I don't ...
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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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Exclude a set of file types when running rsync

I'm running the following rsync command rsync --times -v --recursive --compress --exclude "*.svn" --rsh=/usr/bin/ssh source/folder/ user@ip:httpdocs/ which excludes *.svn files when running. My ...
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rsync to import/export delta-transfer or incremental copy result

My scenario is to distribute several GB files from a staging server to tens of identical destination servers. Since rsync can do delta-transfer or incremental copy, I was wondering when rsync file to ...
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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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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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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 ...