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Why do I see two desktop.ini files on my Windows Desktop? [migrated]

My brother just asked me this question yesterday and thought I would share it with the community for others who may wonder. Why do I see two desktop.ini files on my Windows Desktop? Also how can you ...
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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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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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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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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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How to (best) configure updatedb in cygwin to search windows shares?

Context: Finding Files Quickly Across the Network A confession. I'm more of a bash/linux developer type than a windows admin. Our deployments have over 80 servers. Recently a software bug required ...
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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?
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Using Puppet to sync two directories

I have a bunch of servers that have two directories on them that need to be in sync. For instance, on the same server i might have /var/path/to/dir1 and /var/path/to/dir2 which could have files and ...
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Can I delete DLL from windows/temp folder

This server is running in production, has IIS and is a utility server OS is 2008 ent. there are 11GB of dll files at 12kb a piece in the Windows/Temp Folder. Is it safe to delete these. Would ...
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Bash shell copy files on the hidden directory [closed]

Need help with Unix script. how do you use /bin/cp to copy files from /somepath/somedir/somewhere/.temp_folder to /somepath/somedir/somewhere/ my line /bin/cp -r somepath/somedir/somewhere/.[!.]* ...
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How to find what process for a particular user is accessing files on a share

Our business management system has had some hiccups here and there the past couple of weeks. It has been denied access to some of the files it uses. By digging around with Manage Open Files I have ...
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Error: Duplicate declaration virtual defines user & group equal name

I need create a user with the name user1 & group user1. I defined a virtual resource to create it. Inside a class1 I create the user: include '::class1::virtual_accounts' ...
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Files not appearing - caching or?

I'm going to try to describe an effect we're seeing, hopefully this will be useful enough to gather an answer. If there is a duplicate, I will accept that I missed it and delete this question. Using ...
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Nginx uLimit 'worker_connections exceed open file resource limit: 1024'

I keep getting this error in nginx/error.log and its driving me nuts: 8096 worker_connections exceed open file resource limit: 1024 I've tried everything I can think of and cant figure out what is ...
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How to find out which process created a particular file?

I know that you can use lsof (in Linux at least) to check which process has got a particular file opened currently, but is there anyway to find out which process created a particular file originally? ...
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Group Policy Files - Active Directory

I am having a whole lot of trouble getting some files distributed across the network. My settings are: Action: Replace Source: \\[fqdn]\Repo\sqljdbcl.jar Destination: ...
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Fastest way to move a large file from an ESXi host to another

I have two VMWare ESXI 5 hosts and I want to move a 2 TB .vmdk file from one to another. I tried downloading the file via vSphere Client to upload it to the other host via vSphere Client, but it seems ...
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mysqld : multiple tmpdir & balancing

Our 1Tb tempdir can sometimes be completely used by mysqld, resulting in disk-full and query errors. This can be due to lots of mid-size queries, or couple of very big queries. We have a 5Tb raid ...
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Clearing temp files on windows 2003 [closed]

How do I clear all temp / unnecessary files safely on a windows server 2003 R2? Also - is it possible / does it make sense to defrag this server? It's hosting something critical, its running slow ...
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SVN checkout intermittently skips files but reports success

I have an intermittent issue with subversion checkouts. Reasonably frequently (though with no apparent pattern) when my continuous integration server (Bamboo) checks out code from the repository, ...
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How to stop Apache from finding a filename from a URL path (without the extension)

I have a file update.php in my doc root. But I don't want /update in my URL to direct to update.php (because I want /update to be associated with a page in my CMS, Drupal 7) I know that Apache is ...
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Bootup process does not respect file limits config in Ubuntu Linux

I have open files limit configured in /etc/security/limits.conf * hard nofile 500000 * soft nofile 500000 root hard nofile 500000 root soft nofile ...
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Storage Spaces: Will removing a used USB 3.0 retain the data in a 2-way mirror setup?

So I've just realized that the ReFS filesystem, although promising in a Storage Space solution, doesn't have certain NTFS features that I need. So I'm contemplating going back to NTFS. Problem is ...
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DropBox style folder storage

I would like to set up a storage for people to access. So like I have a network set up with 1 domain controller and a back up server as well and I have user accounts set up in AD and basically I want ...