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

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File movement monitoring and alerts

We have applications that integrates to other applications through files exchanging. We needed to be able to be notified on the following situations: Files are accumulating on a certain folder, ...
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Secure file downloads on IIS 8 (mod_auth_token or similar)

I'm trying to set up secure file downloads (for example, where a temporary link can be generated to download a file instead of using obscure URLs, which can be insecure). Something like mod_auth_token ...
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arrays in puppet

I'm wondering how to solve the following puppet problem: I want to create several files based on an array of strings. The complication is that I want to create multiple directories with the files: ...
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Is there a way for tar to check for new files not in an archive?

Is there a way to for the tar command to check for new files that are not already in the archive, or those that have been deleted (for good measure)?
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Pushing Large Files to 500+ Computers

I work with a team to manage 500-600 rented Windows 7 computers for an annual conference. We have a large amount of data that needs to be synced to these computers, up to 1 TiB. The computers are ...
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How can I remotely verify that a file is encrypted?

Is there any way to remotely verify that a file is encrypted? I have a very complex problem, but here's a simplified scenario that illustrates the point: I have a server that generates very large ...
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BYOD (accessing files) on a domain without joining?

I run a Samba 4 instance at a small private school. This makes a regular Linux server appear as a directory controller. There are two relevant benefits to this: I have a Samba share for people's ...
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Which filesystem for large LVM of disks (8 TB)?

I have a Linux server with many 2 TB disks, all currently in a LVM resulting in about 10 TB of space. I use all this space on an ext4 partition, and currently have about 8,8 TB of data. Problem is, I ...
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Force Close a file not a process

I want to write a script that forces closed a specific file and then copies it from one server to another. To manually do this I would use Administrative Tools --> Computer Management --> Shared ...
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Merge folders on different drives in linux?

I would like to merge the contents of two folders with the same same, from the linux terminal. Drive 1\Folder Drive 2\Folder I want all files and sub-files in drive 1's folder to go to drive 2's ...
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Linux: don't use file system cache under a directory

For a PHP website I'm monitoring, I need to see what files are being used each time the browser makes a request. I thought of using find . -type f -amin 1. With that I get all files which were read ...
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Files copying between servers by creation time

My bash scripting knowledge is very weak that's why I'm asking help here. What is the most effective bash script according to performance to find and copy files from one LINUX server to another using ...
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tracking down what files are causing io activity in iostat

Using iostat -Nkx 1 I can see that I am getting regular IO on a volume group. What I'm trying to do is find a way to link that IO to a file/pipe/whatever to see what process is creating this IO and ...
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Deleting Temporary Internet Files through Group Policy

I have a domain controller running on Windows 2008 Server R2 and users login to application servers on which Windows 2003 Server SP2 is installed. I have applied a Group Policy to clean temporary ...
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Fox Pro Database File Locked by Shadow Copy?

I'm using Process Explorer to determine what process has a lock on a particular Fox Pro Database file in windows. It's telling me that System has a lock on it. When I go to kill the "System" ...
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Find files/folders that are filling up disk space [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I determine what is taking up so much space? I just had an old server go belly up because it ran out of drive space. I am logged in to the shell, and I'm trying ...
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How to access data in different userhomes from a single non-root user

I have Owncloud on my server running, and it saves uploaded files unter /home/uid/files. But Apache is running as a non-root user, and it can't access(write) the files under /home/uid/files. What is ...
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File system cache / drop cache(debian)

if i play those command : sync echo 3 > /proc/sys/vm/drop_caches Will the server be force to read the correct file on disk until i put 0 again ? Or this work only one time, and if i want to ...
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Robocopy MINAGE and MAXAGE

What attribute dose Robocopy look at when applying those flags? data created or updated? If I a group of files is created and later one of them is updated if I run Robocopy with a later date range ...
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What are these zero-length files created by Apache in the tmp directory?

Any ideas on why apache (httpd) creates these files in /tmp? I'm on Redhat 5.5 and Apache 2.2, mpm-prefork. -rw-------. 1 apache apache 0 Aug 14 12:46 filec1puD5 -rw-------. 1 apache apache ...
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Why does getfattr not display anything for a file that has the extended attribute bit set?

I've got a Nagios XI install running on CentOS 6.2, and want to modify the backup script. I noticed that the extended attribute bit is set for this shell script, so I want to be sure not to mess ...
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Why is ACL not working correctly with this setup?

I am running Arch Linux on my laptop as a development machine, and I need to grant the users group RW privileges to the folder: /srv/http and all files and folders under it. I made sure that ACL is ...
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Windows 7 Clients are Locking Files

Since introducing Windows 7, we have a strange problem with locked files. We have a VB6 Program stored on a server. Clients open the program from the share, and work with it all day. When we had ...
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What are these tmp directories for? And IF can they be eliminated, HOW?

I should have included the fact that none of these files are visible from Windows Explorer, and only show when looking for *.tmp at the command line. AND they don't seem to be possible to delete. I ...
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Weird 0 byte files in root

In the root of several of our old CentOS machines (CentOS release 5.8 (Final)) In the root of the ext3 file system I see the following: I've removed some of these, but they seem to continue coming ...
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Apache Hide Specific File Types from Web

I have a repository of files with .php, .sh, and .txt extensions which gets checked out to the web directory of my server (/var/www). I need the .php files to be able to be reached by typing in a url ...
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nginx php-fpm uploaded files have nginx ownership after executing move uploaded file

I have a problem with php 5.3.6 using PHP-FPM and file uploads. My Nginx runs as user nginx PHP-FPM uses pools configured for each vhost. For example a user: test group : test runs one pool. When ...
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Cygwin creates files with special (shared) icons on windows

I use cygwin to transfer files between linux and windows machines. Everytime I transfer a file to a windows machine it adds an extra shared user icon on the file's or folder's icon itself. This also ...
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Sorting large binary files

Is there Unix utility for sorting large files containing fixed length binary records? In other words, I'm looking for something like sort(1) but for binary files with fixed length records. I could ...
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Using MSDeploy to set ACLs on the system temp directory

I'm trying to grant read and write permissions to the system Temp location to the IIS_IUSRS group. There is a system variable declared %TEMP%; but unfortunately there is also a user variable by the ...
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Check if all files in a directory exists elsewhere

I'm about to remove an old backup directory, but before doing so I'd like to make sure that all these files exist in a newer directory. Is there a tool for this? Or am I best off doing this ...
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How to find out what's automatically processing a file when placed in a folder

When I place a file in a particular folder, it gets deleted within a few seconds. I think there is some process that is doing something with the data in the file and then removing the file. What's ...
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What is the preferred way to distribute a small update to software?

If a product simply requires a replacement of the .EXE file, what would be the expected way to deliver this update to multiple workstations in a large enterprise? Is an .MSP file preferred? Or ...
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How do I hide a directory of text files on IIS?

I have a directory of text files on IIS. I would like this directory to be hidden. I have set the web.config as follow: <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8" ?> <configuration> ...
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How can I easily confirm in Linux that two separate directories have the exact same contents?

CentOS 5.x Mq question seemed similar to this one but I wasn't sure... I have two servers (completely isolated from each other), each with a directory and sub-directories that should have the same ...
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How download all files, directories and subdirectoires with wget [closed]

I have some links such as: http:/foo.com/1/1/1/1.jpg http:/foo.com/1/2/2/2.jpg http:/foo.com/1/3/3/3.jpg ... How I can I download all files and directories with wget?
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Recursive deletion of files (bash)

I'm familiar with how I would tackle this with PHP, however I'd like to get some more practice with bash scripting. The task is to delete all files in a folder, which itself contains subfolders ...
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Optimizing rsync for transferring huge files quickly

This is what I need: Rsync daemon running on source server. Destination server does a rsync pull as below: rsync -ptv rsync://source_ip:document/source_path/*.abc destination_path/ Huge binary files ...
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Copying files to a different domain, where no trust relationship exists

I have the the following setup. 1 x host machine situated in DOMAIN A 1 x PDC in a VM running on a host only network adapter running its own AD Forest (DOMAIN B) 1 x Server running in DOMAIN B, this ...
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How to get Proftpd to completely hide a directory

Within my ftp tree there is a directory that I don't want to be accessible via anonymous. I am able to hide the directory in question and all the files within the directory. What I have not been ...
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What could cause local folders in a Windows 2008 DFS replication group to randomly obtain system and hidden attributes

We have a Windows 2008 server (not R2) acting as a primary file source in a DFS replication group with a single other server that happens to be Windows Storage Server 2008. All is well in terms of ...
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“Too many open files in system” on VPS with LSOF far from MAXFILES

Good day. Lately my VPS server (CentOS on it) started crushing with "Too many open files in system" error. I read many on the error and know that the limit is set by my hosting provider. I received a ...
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How to make a PHP file unavailable to users?

I have a file queue.php which I have set up as a cron job. I don't want users to be able to access it. How can I do this?
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How to see if/when a long file copy operation actually completed?

Having to move several very large files (VHDs) between two servers, I launched the file copy operation using Windows Explorer in a Remote Desktop session, and then closed the session without logging ...
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Why qmail queue is full of files?

Yesterday my server stopped working properly. After some digging, I found that the problem is that /dev/sda1 run out of inodes. Now I'm looking for some files to delete and I've found that at the ...
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How do I find files with “#” in their names, on Windows Server 2008?

I'm trying to locate all the files on my server which use a # as part of their name, and can't seem to get the servers' file search feature to restrict its result to only # files. How do I go about ...
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Comparing owners and permissions of content of two folders?

How to to compare owners and permissions of content of two folders? Is there something like diff command which compare recursively two folders and display owner and permissions differences?
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How write .sh script to remote copy files between linux [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to pass password to scp command used in bash script? when use scp to remote copy file between servers then type "YES" and "PASSWORD" I don't know how to auto type ...
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How can I see which applications have accessed a certain file within a given time period on Linux?

Is it possible on Linux to find out which applications have accessed a certain file in the last 24 hours? I've come with a few possible solutions: Watch lsof. It works, but it's constrained to ...
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How to let the users can edit in a shared folder but not let them to delete files inside

I'm an IT technician in a school. We're using DC and File server so the teachers uses a domain user by their own name. There are folders from the File server that are shared to the teachers to use, ...