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How can I transfer FTP to FTP?

How to transfer ftp to ftp ? any direct ftp softwares to do this ?
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 is the best way to transfer a single large file over a high-speed, high-latency WAN link?

This looks related to this one, but it's somewhat different. There is this WAN link between two company sites, and we need to transfer a single very large file (Oracle dump, ~160 GB). We've got full ...
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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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ASCII vs Binary vs Auto?

I'm transferring files between servers and just started noticing that some of them are getting modified to be one long continuous line as opposed to having the returns and line-breaks they originally ...
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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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Simple Distributed Disconnected way to sync a directory

I want to start regularly backup my home directory on my ubuntu laptop, machine X. Suppose I have access to 2 different remote (linux) servers that I can backup to, machines A & B. Machine X will ...
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rsync - Exclude files that are over a certain size?

I am doing a backup of my desktop to a remote machine. I'm basically doing rsync -a ~ example.com:backup/ However there are loads of large files, e.g. wikipedia dumps etc. Most of the files I care a ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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server 2008r1 slow file transfer in one direction

I have a problem of slow file transfer in one direction on a 3 of my servers with 2008 on them. the test i have done is to copy a 400Mb file from a PC to 1 server takes approx 30 secs if i then try to ...
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copy a folder under linux server to windows server

Hello I need to find a way to transfer the daily backup folder of my Debian server to a Windows server weekly. What would be the easiest and most stable way to achieve this? Would I definitely need a ...
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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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Stream backup from Linux to Windows

I have a Linux server with almost no disk space left. I fact i there is not enough space left to write a full backup to the disk, so i wonder if there is a good way to stream the backup directly to my ...
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Slow HTTPS file upload in Internet Explorer

We are getting slow file uploads using HTTPS in Internet Explorer. We have several hundred computers, and are currently undergoing a lease rotation (new machines replacing the now ex-lease machines). ...
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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 ...
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Transfer files without destination access

HI All, I have a issue where I want to create a script (VB or Batch file) that when a user runs the script it will copy files from Folder1 to Folder2. Here's the rub. I don't want the users to have ...
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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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Using torrent to share very large files

At our institute, we will soon need to routinely share large volumes of data (multi-terabyte range). Would it make sense to use BitTorrent for this task? How large of a CPU/memory overhead is to be ...
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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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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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Ubuntu Replicate Files on Remote Servers

I have server 1 and Server 2. In step one there is one script running in server1 that generates one file, after the process of creating the file is finish I need to upload the file to Server 2. What ...
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Getting irregular timestamps on NFS file server

Here is the situation: We have a file server that is not saving timestamps to a small portion of its files (77 files out of several million). It instead writes a default mtime of 1969-12-31 19:00 ...