Organized data encoded in a pre-defined format and stored on a filesystem.

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Puppet variables, defaults, merging and a template

During the task of writing a module, I found out that I have a huge amount of configurable parts. To better organize the module (for the sake of read- and maintainability), I have chosen to split ...
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linux: find files from a list in txt, the files contain spaces

I need to find files from a list in txt (i already have the txt with all the files, are separated with lines), the files contain spaces and the extension of the files are pdf, if you can suggest how ...
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Server Writing Blank Files

I have an old desktop that sits on the side of my desk at my office. I use this as a web server to demo websites (it doesn't host any "live" production sites). I've never had many issues with it ...
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Best parameters for ext4 filesystem for storing virtualbox disk images

I have partition, which I'm going to use for keeping VirtualBox disk images (VDI, or may be VMDK). They are fixed-size (not dynamically-allocated) images. There are no other files/directories on ...
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File downloads dry out?

Bare with me as I'm not even sure what to google for exactly. So couple of our users reported problems downloading zip files from our server. Downloads start but they dry out son. They basically stop ...
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How can i manipulate the find command to “find” the directories the “found” file is in?

So i'm trying to use the find command to find all files in my system with mtime -x. It does this but it does not "find" the directories of the file. find . -mtime -2 -exec rsync -av {} /destination/ ...
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How to access a file or directory from another server without copying it over? [closed]

Sorry if this is a dumb question. I have my reasons for wanting to do this. I am looking for a way to possibly access directories that are dependencies without actually having to copy them to my ...
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Any debugfs command to set file capability?

I need an executable inside an ext2 loop filesystem to have the CAP_NET_ADMIN (cap_net_admin) file capability set. If it is possible with debugfs, what exactly would be the commands I would type in? ...
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What is the impact of increasing “nofile” limits in /etc/security/limits.conf?

I've found a number of articles describing how to increase the limits for the number of open files through /etc/security/limits.conf, but I don't understand the impact of doing so. Many times I see ...
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command line tool to list all files, with properties and checksum [closed]

this command line tool for MsWindows lists all files, with properties and checksum. http://www.jam-software.de/filelist/ is there an equivalent for unix? ps: I am aware that I can do a simply ...
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Can't find a process that is writing huge files to my disk [closed]

While clearing up my harddrive, I ran into a directory called, c:\logs that had huge files in it. The first one, called debuglog.txt is 9gb and contains the following data: ProcessWin7_SpeakerPin ...
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Find and replace files in linux

I know how to find and replace certain string through files, but I'm interested how could I find and replace whole files? e.g. I would like to find all info.php files that were modified at specific ...
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Remove Corrupt File With Bad File Name Linux

Last night I had a Dovecot server lock up and it corrupted a file in a user's maildir. The file name now has special characters in it and can't be deleted, all command line tools say the file cannot ...
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How to upload configuration files using the shell provider?

Apart from installing applications like emacs on my guest machine, I would also like to upload some configuration files (e.g. to configure emacs for Clojure development). Sadly, Vagrant's ...
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How to find file which have not specific content?

I have a lot of files which already have SPF records defined grep -i v=spf *.db /var/named/domain.com.db domain.com. 14400 IN TXT "v=spf1 +a +mx +ip4:XXX.XXX.XXX.XXX ?all" And want ...
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Clarifying what modifies atime and the impact the find command might have

So on a regular basis I clear out files from my server which have an atime +160 with a command such as: (technically to delete old files but avoid any file that might have been accessed recently) ...
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How to show the hexvalues of a line of a large file in Unix?

I am importing data from a large text file into a database and am getting an error on line X of the file. If I look at the line with the less viewer I do not see anything strange, because, most ...
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Looking for fastest way to sift through old files

We have multiple file servers where I work containing terabytes and terabytes worth of files. We have no system in place currently for archiving/deleting stale data. My task is to create a script that ...
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Rename command mistake, files do not show anymore in windows network drives

I made a mistake with rename command find . -type f -exec rename 's/[^A-Za-z0-9._]//g' {} + After that the files are not under their folders as they used to be and every file has . in front of ...
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Using Volume Shadow Copy to Identify Updated Files

I have folders in my server with over 60GBs of data across ~160,000+ files. The files in this folder change regularly. I need to be able to make a backup copy of the files in this folder at a given ...
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.php file blank - .php5 files works

I have a problem with a server of mine. I've installed virtualmin/webin on it for administration and I have 1 domain on it. DNS management is external. On this domain I only have an html "Under ...
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Mysql process overload cpu

We have this mysql process running and kicking the cpu up to 200%. Any idea how this could be fixed? /usr/sbin/mysqld --basedir=/ --datadir=/var/lib/mysql --user=mysql ...
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Monitoring file system activity of a process

Under Windows 7, how can I monitor all filesystem activity made by a specific process? Goal is to identify, which and when config files of a server process get loaded.
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Splitting Multiple Files in Windows

We have a 21TB LUN full of images that are approx 600K in size in multiple sub folders on the disk. We are trying to split the 21TB LUN into 8 smaller LUNs that are about 2.6TB a piece in order to ...
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DIR $file “File Not Found” vs DIR $filedir shows it…not permissions, not USB

I was having this problem before on a USB drive, but now it's happening on my main RAID5-backed hard disk: 2013-10-17 9:37 C:\>dir "C:\Shares\Shared\Reference\Safety Management System\Vid eo ...
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Best practice for setting up a small fileserver for my group? [closed]

My R&D group are setting up our network and development environment. We have a dedicated 'kitchen sink' server machine, running Using Kubuntu 12.04 LTS as the distribution. which is going to run ...
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nginx hidden file deny configuration?

I am using the below standard config to block download of hidden files from nginx : #Prevent (deny) Access to Hidden Files with Nginx location ~ /\. { access_log off; ...
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Performance difference between multiple people requesting one file VS multiple identical files in different paths

Suppose I have X amount of users requesting http://mydomain.com/myfile.php Now consider a different scenario where the same X amount of users are requesting myfile.php, except instead of being ...
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case statement with $servername fails

I'm exploring puppet on a standalone system and ran into a wall with copying a config file for MySQL. Using the manifest below, MySQL is installed but the my.cnf file is not copied over. init.pp ...
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Apache places uploaded files in /tmp. Can I change that to another directory?

Is there a configuration that changes the directory where apache web server temporarily places uploaded files? I have access to httpd/conf.d I'm on a machine where /tmp is very size constrained and ...
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Lost Frm files recovering data from ibdata

I was working with a mysql innodb datbase. When I was working with mysqlworkbench accidentally all the .frm files got deleted from mysql data folder but I still have ibdata file in the data folder. I ...
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7G file in root directory

A few minutes before I wondered why no upload to my server worked — the problem was: There is no free space left on the 15GB / partition. I found 2 files named "vx" (7GB) and "v"(2GB) in the root ...
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How to find files affected by reallocated sectors?

I have a Western Digital RE4 1.5TB that has just reallocated 56 sectors. Reallocated Sectors Count,140,193,193,OK,56,0,Enabled I want to know if it is possible to find out which are the files ...
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Creating executable file to duplicate folder and set owners

I'm not a (web)server expert, so I need a little help with the following question. I realy couldn't find a answer via Google, probably because I'm using the wrong keywords. I would like to know if ...
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Symantec Endpoint Protection virus definition files

Are Symantec Endpoint Protection virus definition files protected by "Protect Symantec security software from being tampered with or shutdown" option? in other words I want to know if virus ...
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available file handles is 0, how to increase [closed]

Since some days, we're getting "Too Many Open Files" within an Java application while loading files. So i start searching on Google, and increased fs.file-max to 200000 in my /etc/sysctl.conf. After ...
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NET FILE - file handle values in id column are extremely high

Windows Server 2008 Standard SP1 If I issue NET FILE at the prompt, the file handle values in the id column are extremely high, for example '2416032768' would be typical. Is this something to worry ...
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Accessing files on a linux box, using a UNC path in windows explorer [closed]

The title says it all; I want to figure out a way to access files on a linux machine, by entering \\<ServerHostname>\<something> Into windows explorer, in the same way that I can do at ...
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Apache File Query [closed]

I have an Apache server that has multiple files located on it. Each file is an updated version from the previous file. Eg. release-2013-07-20 is an older file and release-2013-07-25 is the newer file. ...
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Transfer a 30GB tar file from one remote server to another - restrained by disk space

I have a 38GB "Moodle" tar file that I need to transfer from the old server (Shared hosting), which we can call "Server A" to the new server (Dedicated virtual), or "Server B". I'm with Mediatemple if ...
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Upload File /Apache :: Failed to open stream: Permission denied on CentOS

uploading file to server is always giving me this error though I tried all solution on the web for this problem but I'm still getting this error no matter what : Warning: ...
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Copy tape device files

I've just exchanged tape drives between machines (both Unix Tru64). The device files aren't working now, and I have to do some work with them (will generate a different question). I created a ...
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Show hidden files for default on Centos via ssh [closed]

I have a VPS Server based on CentOS 6.4 (Final) The inconvenience: When I log on via SSH (using root user) I can't see hidden files, e.g I can't see (for default) the .httaccess and others system ...
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too many open files only when server starts

I have a Java web application set up to start within a script in /etc/init.d/application The application fails with a "too many open files" error but if I execute the same script from my user it won't ...
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Linux bidirectional file sync over a WAN with immediate/incremental syncing

Does anyone know of a solution that lets you sync files bidirectionally over a WAN, but also syncs immediately/incrementally? Basically Unison is perfect for the file syncing, but it doesn't sync ...
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how can i get list of created and deleted files on the server?

i have a image sharing website , users log and upload image last night i've lost about 30 newly-consecutive uploaded images ... i mean they have been uploaded ... apparently ... they are in the ...
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Tips on Copying 3 Database files nearing 250 GB?

We are upgrading from SQL Workgroup 2005 to SQL Standard 2012. We have plenty of databases of smaller sizes that copied over with straight windows file copy in a reasonable time frame. We have one ...
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/tmp flooded with “.myapp” files

On my new server (dedicated, CentOs5), 2 or 3 .myapp files (like "51b9dc4cc246f.myapp", ~500 Mo) is created every minute under /tmp, fulling my harddisk at an alarming speed. There is nothing in ...
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Tomcat 6.0 fails to read symlink symbolic link file

This is what I have my /tomcat/conf/context.xml <Context> <Resource name="jdbc/black" driverClassName="oracle.jdbc.OracleDriver" auth="Container" ...
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Skype virus/malware on client has hidden folders on server share [duplicate]

So my clients got hit with the skype malware/virus going around this week. I cleaned everyone up but one client was so bad that their machine actually changed the attributes for my shares on my file ...