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How to zip lots of folders into three+ independent zip files? [on hold]

I have a massive amount of folders, and I want to zip/gzip/(what ever) them into 3 or more independent files. So for example, let's say I have this directories on my server: /dir1 /dir2 /dir3 /dir4 ...
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File transfering from Windows 2008 R2 to Windows 7 client is tremendously slow

I have main office and one branch. We have PTP 700mbit/s connection across them, and 1gb/s LAN at each office. The file server is at main office and its run on Windows 2008R2 Enterprise. Lately one ...
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Is there an equivalent to ssh-copy-id for Windows?

Is there any equivalent or port of ssh-copy-id available for Windows? That is, is there an easy way to transfer SSH keys from a local machine to a remote server under Windows? In case it helps, I'm ...
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Transfer files with extended attributes: Redhat to Redhat

I need to transfer files with extended attributes from my local system (SL 6.5) to a remote server (Centos 5.6). However, both scp and rsync are dropping the attributes, so I'm having to manually ...
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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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How to move files between 2 servers, dedicated server and azure VM [closed]

I am moving from a dedicated server on a hosting company to a new windows azure VM, I need to transfer all files from dedicated server to the new VM, there are about 200GB files to move, I want to ...
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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 ...
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How to transfer data between continents? [closed]

I want to transfer files from a server here in US to another one in China, and I wonder what's the best way to do it? Is there anything special needed to be considered compared to other file transfer ...
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Enable Remote Desktop File Transfer

Most of the servers I RDP to support cut-and-paste file transfer (from my Win7 64 machine). One does not, and I can't figure out what configuration step is missing. I followed the steps outlined ...
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Bash: mv directory one at a time

I am trying to move all subdirectories of a folder to another share on the same server. If I do a mv *, I will run out of space since the folders are not removed until all folders get transferred. ...
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ESXi 5.5, slow network speed when writing to guests

This is an issue that has been bugging me for a lot time with ESXi. I had the issue with my old Dell server (ESXi 5.0 and 5.5) and even with my new Dell T20 (ESXi 5.5). For the current issue at hand I ...
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Alternative to FTP

I'm now teaching data bases and all my students get access to a virtual machine running ubuntu. They use FTP as the main way of connecting to the server and uploading their PHP files. Last time I was ...
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Transfer 40000+ files usnig rsync between two servers

I have a problem with transfer files between two Linux servers in the same network. On source server I have directory with 40055 small files, directory size is 34 GB. I tried to transfer those files ...
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How to use zssh

I'm trying to download a file from root user, which is not directly accessible from ssh. I have installed zssh on my local machine and the server. This is where I'm at: zssh user@server login as ...
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File Transfer Alternatives

Right now we're using the enterprise product from Aspera. We've got a license that covers only 10megabits of throughput per connection. We're looking at migrating away from Aspera as their licensing ...
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Secure external file sharing / transfer - cloud or on-premise

My company is looking for a way to securely share sensitive information with some of our clients and trusted advisors. The idea is to be able to host files that are encrypted while at rest and in ...
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Could the IPG parameter in Robocopy cause TCP/IP packet problems if it is too high?

I need to throttle a robocopy transfer to limit bandwidth usage. It is already set to 1500 (/IPG:1500). I would like to increase this IPG to around 2000 (or more) in order to lower even more the ...
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How does a file get sent over an HTTP connection? [closed]

A teacher of mine says when you are browsing a web server such as apache2 that has file/directory listing enabled then it secretly opens an ftp server to transfer the file. This confuses me, though ...
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why copying take too long from my server to External drive [closed]

I don't understand why copying 244 GB of data from a Window server would be copying at the rate of 10.49KB/sec. The server RAM is 48 GB, Processor 2.19GHZ and hard drive of 1.75TB out which 491GB is ...
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What is the most efficient way to push out/publish large sets files over a network?

Here's my scenario: We have a need to push out a set of files (a 'workspace') from a source server to multiple destination servers. The files are kept under version control (SVN) so the first step is ...
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How to transfer file(s) from a Unix system to a DOS system? [closed]

What is the simplest way to transfer files from a Unix system to a DOS system? Preferably without any "extra" tools on the DOS side.
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Connection drops while transferring large files to one server on a network

My company has two sites, each with their own LAN, using site to site VPN tunnel to connect the two sites. When transferring files (especially larger files) from site1 to site2 server1, the file ...
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Favorite rsync tips and tricks

The more I use rsync the more I realise that it's a swiss army knife of file transfer. There are so many options. I recently found out that you can go --remove-source-files and it'll delete a file ...
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Transfer database from Red Hat Linux to WAMMP [closed]

I've currently got a MySQL 5.X database on a server running Red Hat Linux 4 (from memory), which I currently shell into with Putty. I now need to replicate the server in WAMP for offline debugging, ...
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Rsync show progress for individual file

I'm using rsync to upload/download a pretty large file (20Gb). I'm aware of --progress option, but what it does in my case is just showing me the result at the end. My problem is that during some ...
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Is it safe to rsync the same source to the same destination in parallel

My application use rsync to copy files from network driver to local as cache to improve performance. But since my application might be run in parallel, so as the rsync, and there could be a case that ...
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Copy directories modified by specific users within a certain time frame from an FTP [closed]

I am trying to cleanup a 12TB Windows FTP with several million files. Basically, I want to keep the directories that are still being used by a specific subset of users who had access, and only keep ...
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Why does my local network transfer speed decrease with larger files?

Short version: I have a Linux server (RHEL5) and a Windows 7 Professional laptop on a local wired network. Copying large files to the server gets gradually slower until it stops completely. Long ...
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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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How to avoid deliberate corruption using a NAS for backup

This is an extension of my question here (Small office backups, small NAS (RAID) vs single disk). What would be a good way to structure a NAS backup solution to prevent deliberate corruption by a ...
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Easiest way for fast transfer of files between linux servers?

I need to transfer files from one CentOS server to another. Will transfer 5MB files about every 10 minutes. Do not need encryption. What is an easy was for fast transfer of files? Is there ...
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Multicast File Transfers

I'm looking for some multicast file transfer software. Do you have any suggestions? Must be "quickly implementable", i.e. no Tivoli or other stuff that requires a massive infrastructure. Must run on ...
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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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Multicast File copy with Unicast responses

I'm trying to do some multicast big file copies over to remote clients on the other side of a satellite link. The idea is to minimize the amount of traffic going up to the satellite. I tried using ...
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Odd FTP ASCII/BINARY transfer behavior after migrating to a new server

I recently got a dedicated server and after migration to the new machine I started noticing problems with file transfers. My FTP client, despite being set to auto, keeps uploading php files in binary ...
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How to copy a large number of files quickly between two servers

I need to transfer a huge amount of mp3s between two serves (Ubuntu). By huge I mean about a million files which are on average 300K. I tried with scp but it would have taken about a week. (about 500 ...
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How do you limit the bandwidth for a file copy?

I've got an old windows 2000 box in a remote location with a T1 connection and a vpn to my location. I normally use smb mounts to transfer files but now it's time to decommission the server and copy ...
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Automatically retrieve a specific file via SFTP

How do I determine which file is the newest from a remote server that I am connected to via SFTP? My goal is to retrieve a specific file each day, via SFTP. The steps I will follow are: Connect to ...
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File transfer slows down the server response

We are on Win server 2003 and we transfer the files across the same intranet either using CuteFTP or through mapped drives. The problem here is the file transfers start fast and get slower as time ...
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Secure file transfer in linux without SSH?

First thing i want to apologize if this question is silly or something...i just tried to research but it seems to be a bit hard to find exactly what i want in Google ! [or i'm not smart enough to find ...
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Copying a large directory tree locally? cp or rsync?

I have to copy a large directory tree, about 1.8 TB. It's all local. Out of habit I'd use rsync, however I wonder if there's much point, and if I should rather use cp. I'm worried about permissions ...
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sftp chrooted dosent work with some sftp client (Cyberduck)

I'm not able working on SFTP+chrooted env Using internal-sftp directive it works, but i'm not able to set umask. (ex umask 002) Using sftp-server from openssh package dosent't work because login shell ...
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Puppet file transfer slow

I have a puppet master and slaves in different datacenters. The latency between them is ~40ms. When I run "puppet agent --test" on a slave to apply the latest manifest it takes ~360 seconds to finish. ...
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Initiating files transfer between servers with disowned bash script

To transfer files from remove server I need to first to log in to it with a password and then input the command, to get files to local folder and my terminal should be opened until this transfer will ...
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Rsync a directory from a local server to a remote server without losing permissions

I need to transfer a directory from my local server to a remote server on the exact same place on the remote server. In the directory, there are a lot of different users involved and I want to ...
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Is there any method to Copy 5GB of Data from server systems to multiple clients systems in less time(max 2mins.)? [closed]

Is there any method to copy 5GB of data from server systems to multiple clients systems in less time(max 2mins.) ? Data should be copied from server to all client systems.
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Is there a global config file for Unison synchronization tool?

I'd like all my unison profiles to have merge = Name * -> meld CURRENT1 CURRENT2 diff = /usr/bin/meld CURRENT1 CURRENT2 confirmmerge = true as options. I know I can add these options to each ...
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How to speed up file transfer from server to server over the Internet? [duplicate]

How can I transfer a file from one server to another server with a great speed ? right now I am using FTP to transfer a file but it is taking so much time. To transfer a file of 2 GB its taking around ...
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Ubuntu Server crashes on file transfers

Upon transferring some files across server disks I lost connection and the server crashed. Plugging in a Screen showed no response at all. I had to reset the Server, which then boots normally. At ...
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Windows rsync that supports long file names, or an good alternative?

I currently rsync on a Linux host to copy things from Windows to my Linux box. But I can't copy files with long names. I have tried DeltaCopy, cwrsync, and cygwin. From what I have found there all ...