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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, ...
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IIS Web Server file change monitoring tools? [closed]

We are looking for a tool to run in the background of out Server 2008 R2 IIS web-server. We want a tool that can tell us when new files re created, or changes are made to existing file to watch for ...
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File System with Real-Time Data Deduplication

Is there a file system that stores files under a hash so there are no duplicates? It can be under any operating system. I know Git does that, but I'm looking for something that can run in real-time.
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how to delete a insane number of files from an unix system?

On a system with linux there are 2 folders with aprox 12gb used(out of 500gb) and all inodes are used by some s
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Moving a Logical Volume directly from one server to another over the network?

I have a KVM host machine with several VMs on it. Each VM uses a Logical Volume on the host. I need to copy the LVs to another host machine. Normally, I would use something like: dd ...
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How to hide shadow-copies in NFS shares?

I have a Ubuntu server with both samba and nfs-server. The server does snapshotting for the exported directory and the samba server uses the snapshots to emulate shadow copies. ( vfs objects = ...
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How to access and store data on multi-server setup

My application uses a RESTful api to receive requests from users and generate files on demand. When the file has been made, it responds back with a dl link to said file. When this was on a single ...
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Get total files size from a file containing a file list

I have a file containing a list of files that I would like to know the total files size. Is there a command to do so? My OS is a very basic linux (Qnap TS-410). EDIT: A few lines from the file: ...
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Is it possible to configure the location of “Temporary ASP.NET Files” folder in IIS?

Under IIS7.5 after switching pool identity to domain user I got this error: "The current identity (domain\username) does not have write access to ...
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How to move files between two S3 buckets with minimum cost?

I have millions of files in a Amazon S3 bucket and I'd like to move these files to other buckets and folders with minimum cost or no cost if possible. All buckets are in the same zone. How could I ...
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Script to delete temp files for all users in XP, Vista, and 7

Basically, we have numerous customers running XP and 7 with a few Vista machines. I've found this batch script, but it is limited to the current user (uses the %userprofile% environment variable). ...
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Bash: checking uniqueness of filenames, and renaming or removing files

I'm working in CentOS with bash and I have files in a directory as follows: 16948.png 16948_thumb.png 16948-1_thumb.png 16949.png 16948_thumb.png 16949-1_thumb.png 16950-1.png ...
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Scientific data storage: many small files, one volume or several?

I have about 8 TB worth of 'sample' data with the following characteristics: each sample: 5-15 GB in one folder containing ~20k files and ~10k subfolders (2000 top-level, 5 sub-level containing a ...
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Looking for suitable backup solution Mac OS X to offsite Centos 6 server 1TB of working data

I'll start by saying what we have in place currently: On site file server (Mac OS X Server) that is used by GFX designers and they have a working 1TB of data. Offsite server with 2TB available ...
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Is it possible to GET or PUT two specific files at a time using SFTP without wildcard?

From a directory of dozens of files, is it possible to GET or PUT two files at once using SFTP? I do not want to use a wildcard because I don't necessarily know the names of all the files and don't ...
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What are the ramifications of UNIX files and directories where owner doesn't have group rights to the file?

I've a group of users, all of which are in a single group. Then I have a Java daemon that is a member of a seperate group. I want both the users and the daemon to have access to the same set of ...
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Safe way to determine size of a file using unix tools?

I wonder, what's the best way to determine the size of a file using common unix tools. I need to determine the size of a file in bytes in a shell script. The problem is, that the shell script needs to ...
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How to copy files to destination system through a specific LAN card?

I want to copy database backup from my running DB Server to Backup server. The source server has two LAN cards connected through their own IP address. One LAN card is used to connect to the ...
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why do files need to be world readable for Apache to server them.

why do files need to be world readable for Apache to server them? I would think that if they are owned buy the Apache user or group. And the files are readable and executable that would allow Apache ...
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rsync file list over ssh generated by remote script

for f in `ssh $SSHCRED "~/file-list.sh"` do rsync --progress --times --partial --append --rsh=ssh -r -h --remove-sent-files $SSHCRED:$f $OUTDIR done This is what I do today. I'd like to instead ...
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File management issues in Windows 7 and IIS

We have a web site that used to run on a Windows 2003 server with whatever version of IIS that had; I think IIS6. That site has been moved to a new server that's a Windows 7 server with IIS7. Since ...
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Why is my access.log file not accessible?

I have an apache installation on my dev machine. The httpd.conf is all set up right. By the config file I should be getting an access.log file in my logs directory, but it doesn't seem to exist in ...
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getting a list of files from secure server

i am trying to get a list of files from secure server to compare them (using diff) to the ones i modified on local version (unfortunately the company i work in is not using subversion nor git yet) i ...
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How to sync windows server folders with a AIX server using script?

Everyday I would like to sync the files and folders in the windows server with AIX server and vice versa. Does anyone suggest me, How I can write a shell or bat script to achieve this?