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Ftp windows / How to delete files after a client to download them?

I want the files "ftp server" are deleted after the client to download. I have windows server 2008, "II7". Can you make some automatic way?
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Replacement for Offline Files

We're trying to use IIS shared configuration on Server Core 2012 R2. It works perfectly with one exception which is that if the SMB share that stores the IIS config files goes offline IIS crashes ...
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parse_failed error occured in augeas,why this error occur and how to fix this issue?

I want to edit file "myfileDB.properties" using augeas. so used Properties.lns. but it made error "parse_failed"and some time "parse_skel_failed". explain the root cause of this error and solve this ...
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FTP file size limit

I have a webhost account, which has a file size limit, so cannot upload my backup file. How can I upload it maybe in more pieces and after that merge pieces on server? I don't have SSH access.
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Incorrect file creation/modification time [migrated]

So I run a backup script on a home server running Fedora 23. I also run a prune script that removes files older than 30 days. This fresh backup file keeps getting deleted because it's creation or ...
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Inotify/iwatch cannot see when more files created at the same time

I would need a script that can check files when they are getting uploaded/created on the server. I wrote the script that checks, but I would like to make it run when a create event happens. I tried ...
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rsync directory so all changes appear atomically

I do some nightly and weekly mirrors of frequently used repositories for the local network. On a few occasions, someone has tried to do an update while the rsync is happening and failed because the ...
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Using the output of a program as the contents of a file, dynamically

In Linux, I would like to create a file where the contents of the file are dynamically generated by the output of a program. The examples which already exist are /dev/random /dev/urandom, /dev/zero, ...
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Linux - wrapper to monitor an application's file access? [closed]

Are there any user-level wrapper-like scripts/programs that can watch what files an application accesses, without impacting performance? I'm trying to capture what files are produced by an automated ...
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Why du -sh * tells me sys has 0 size?

I use du -sh * to find out the size of folders, but the sys folder is giving me 0, and the same about any folder inside sys. find . | wc -l gives me 11k files. Do you know why and can you suggest a ...
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Could not evaluate: Could not retrieve information from environment bootmaster source(s)

Feeling like a complete newbie to puppet (I admit I am very rusty :-) So my manifest/site.pp file contains. file {"/tmp/findme.txt": source => "puppet:///modules/concat/concatfragments.rb" ...
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A file (of some sort) that looks like a folder

OS: Ubuntu 14.04 LTS I have an FTP user on pure-ftpd that somehow uploaded what seems to be a folder - from my perspective thru SSH. I can't access this "folder" neither move, delete or edit it. ...
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Directory vs Files for efficient search and retrieval of files

I am working on a website where users have ability to store all kinds of media on the server and there can be any number of users. I thought I would store all the media which users upload like this: ...
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How to pipe a file being written to?

I have a binary file that is being written to continuously. I need to read the full content of that file to a pipe (either to nc or to a FIFO) and keep reading it while its is written (i.e. the ...
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Windows Active Directory backup to a file

How can i take a complete backup of windows Active Directory into a single file and is it possible to restore this AD backup to another server? I cannot use active directory replication now, because ...
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How To Optimize Huge Directory of Images

I took over the tech operations at a small company. However, the previous lead made the erroneous decision of storing 100's of GB's of images, even though our website only ever uses around 5GB of ...
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File is renamed from test.zip to test_zip on download

I'm facing a very strange problem with IIS 7.5 or/and the Internet Explorer 11. On download the IE/IIS replaced the file extension delimiter . with an _ . The download starts and stops instant leaving ...
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Access denied for Administrator but security says otherwise

I was removing rights to some uses on a certain folder when Windows complained that my action would restrict said user. I naturally ignored the warning since I was logged as Administrator and the user ...
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NGINX Keeps Crashing, Seems to be because of too many open files

As stated in the title, my Nginx server seems to be crashing constantly although the reason is unknown. I do have some hints from my error log which may lead to the issue. I have tried to increase ...
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Copy Files from one Linux server to another with Encryption [closed]

I want that when i copy files from one Linux server to another it should be encrypted. Also, there should be a log maintained as which files are uploaded from which IP just like ftp logs. The ...
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217 views

What are the file name limitations in an FTP path?

What characters are allowed and what is the maximum length of a filename in an FTP path? And can the rules be different between the various FTP servers? Any other limitations?
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Make a symbolic link of all files and subdirs, Ubuntu 14,04 server

Sorry if this has been asked before. I tried a search but... We would like to make a central collection of symlinks from a number of disparate folders and subdirs and which use unnormalised file ...
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180 views

nginx split large configuration file

My nginx default configuration file is becoming huge. I'd like to split it to smaller config files, each including only one, maximum 4 locations to each file, so that I can enable/disable them ...
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apache2 serving some files, some not

I am running apache2 in order to serve files for pxe-boot. There are files which are already served so I made a new directory with files, so they are served, too. But I get a "403" from Apache. PXE ...
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How to check what process or application is deleting a file without using Process Monitor? (Windows Server)

Currently I'm having an issue with a piece of software that makes use of specific files (which are basically xml), sometimes stored on a file share and sometimes stored locally. Every so often one of ...
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159 views

Move a specific number of files to folders from a large pool of files

I have 1 million files in a single folder (source). I want to create a new folder, move 5K files into it and repeat until all files in source are moved over to separate destination folders. The end ...
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IIS 7.5 - Deployed WebApp can't access network shared's folder / files

I come back with a new question for you guys. :) My project need to work with some important data and print the results. I'm working with a big db and few files located on my company's network. So I ...
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get physical disk name for a file

When I opened disk management in Windows Server 2008 I see Disk 8 G: H: Disk 9 H: Disk 10 H: I Now, I have few files in H: drive and I want to know which disk it belongs to. I have to do it ...
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Too many php session files created on one server

We have a web application running multiple instances on different plesk servers. On one server we see quick generation of php session files under /var/lib/php/session directory. Which grows in 100 ...
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Grep a textfile with (find generated) files, but ignore paths

I receive a huge textfile generated with find. The contents of the generated textfile are a file-referenes with full path, i.e.: //server/dir1/dir1foobar.ext //server/dir1/dir2/dir1bar.ext ...
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MySQL slow file I/O

I got a little issue with MySQL having slow file IO. When benchmarking 1k blocks (I did them on purpose that small for worst-case) I get an hdd speed of about 2MB/s. When looking at iotop while ...
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is there a tool for windows 7 that can find which program is modifying a particular file [duplicate]

My system is infected by a malware that keeps modifying a particular configuration file. Is there a way/tool to find out which program is making change to a particular file? I am simply looking for a ...
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Execute script on file access in samba

So no matter how many time we say "don't open suspicious attachments" our users appear incapable of not f'ing up our server with cryptolockers and they seem to keep slipping through our virus scanner. ...
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SSLRequire - file function

I'm having trouble with Apache 2.2 and the small documentation that I can find for the file function of SSLRequire. I'm trying to check the email property of the client certificate in a request using ...
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Why my netcat connection doesn't send the file correctly?

I wrote this script to send a file using netcat. My intention is to open the netcat port in the destination server from the origin, this way I do everything with just one script instead of having one ...
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Unable to upload a big file to server behind nginx as a reverse proxy

I use nginx as a reverse proxy. Behind it is coming apache hosing foo.com . In order to upload a big file, I set post_max_size = 20M and upload_max_filesize = 20M in php.ini . But I can't upload file ...
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File extension .QCOW2 on Windows [closed]

While I was researching for solution, I saw the file extension could have something to do with vmware, thats why I am asking my question here. I would like to know how, what software should I use, to ...
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inconsistent behavior of files created by an archive / ssh / tar command

Working on a deploy script, I ran into issues that I cannot explain. We have a production server (Ubuntu server 10.04), a repository (Gitlab), and a development server (Ubuntu 14.04). I work on the ...
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OSX connecting to Windows Server 2012 R2 (SMB) for file sharing unable to search

When users on OSX 10.10 connect to a remote server (SRV02) fileshare via SMB, they are unable to search the file share... when they do, it just hangs (pinwheel of death). There are several users on ...
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Copy files limited to 50GB or so?

Several times I have tried to copy a vhd file from one HDD to another one colocated in the same physical box and connected to the same motherboard. GUI drag and drop, Powershell, copy and paste - all ...
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Output of a command to the first line of a file

I am trying to insert output of a command into the first line of a file. For example, I have a file named "list.txt" and want to insert a text containing all the file names in that folder. A way to ...
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Managing uploaded files on a server [duplicate]

I have a server hosting an intranet web site where one of the features will be the ability to upload files. The files will be saved in a restricted access folder and managed through the web back-end. ...
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After restoration of .stm file i unable to open emails.

We use Exchange server 2007 as a mail server where mailboxes don`t synced to Outlook. We had some problems with a .stm file and we restored it. After that we unable to open any emails located in these ...
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What is fastest way to copy a sparse file? What method results in the smallest file?

BACKGROUND: I'm copying a sparse qcow2 VM image that is 200GB in size, but has 16GB of allocated blocks. I've tried various methods to copy this sparse file within the same server and have some ...
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Storing Large Amount of files in a file system?

Guys I am creating an application which will be saving a .txt file (approx 10 KB/file I guess) in a file system and will be saving its path in MS SQL database. Now as per my estimation, approximately ...
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On Debian, what command will return the file with the “smallest” filename from a directory?

I have a directory containing three files, for example, 5.war, 6.war and 7.war. What command will return the file with the "smallest" filename from this directory? (In this case, 5.war.)
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Users are accumulating files everywhere and being wasteful/disorganised, what's the best strategy and supporting tools to help clean it up?

One strategy being considered is: Advise users of the official locations that important working documents should be kept and that files kept in all other locations may be removed at will each month ...
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How do I encrypt large (20Gb+) compressed files from a backup?

I want to encrypt regularly created and compressed backup files from OpenVZ containers, before they leave the server and get copied to the providers backup space via ftp. They vary in size, from 6 to ...
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File copy problems in only 1 direction through IPSec inter-site VPN

i've a rather strange problem with 2 sites linked by an IPSec inter-site VPN and file transfert from a site to another. SYNOPSYS (tl;dr) : File transfert via smb/ftp/whatever through ipsec tunnel ...
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Linux - Is there a way to prevent/protect a file from being deleted even by root?

I have a very important file which an application in my workplace uses, i need to make sure it is not delete whatsoever, how can I do that?