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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 ...
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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 ...
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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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How do I clone the contents of one hard drive onto another?

Can anyone recommend a different CD bootable utility I might try to clone a hard disk drive? I've so far failed to perform the seemingly simple task of cloning the contents from a small hard disk ...
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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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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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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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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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Apache HTTP server - How to determine on the server if a download finished and of which file?

We have an Apache HTTP server up and running, which serves dynamically created zip archives to the users which are possibly several 100s of megabytes in size. As we create a new file with every click ...
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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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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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Getting rsync to delete files from the *sender* after transfer

I'm using rsync to move one directory to another. Is there some way to get rsync to incrementally delete a file from the sender after it has copied it to the reciever?
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Moving file structure in Active Directory

I have recently installed a second Domain Controller in our Domain. Because our old file server is about to die from old age and dust. So my dire need is the knowledge on how to move the file ...
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How to make a static URL point to different servers?

Im building multi-server support for a file upload site Im running. When images are uploaded.... they are thumbnailed and stored on the main front-end server, until cron executes (every 10 mins) and ...
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File Server Migration from Windows 2000 Standalone to Windows 2003 Cluster to Windows 2008 Cluster with DFS

We are migrating our fileservers again. The original servers were all standalone Windows 2000 Servers. They were migrated to a Windows 2003 cluster with about 10 Servernames that directly ...
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What is the best way to move files to a remote Ubuntu web server?

What is the best way/tools to move files to a remote Ubuntu web server? Obviously a newbie question, but should I create a smb mount, use ftp, or ssh?
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Whats the best way to file transfer my site from server to a newer one?

I have Windows 2003 server and i bought a new Windows 2008 server, i have more than 20 GB files want to migrate to the new server, i tried ftp, but its too slow.There are any better ways?