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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?
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SSH/SCP filebrowser supporting server hopping

To access our file server here, I need to connect first to a server which is public available and then open a second ssh connection to that server. If I need to copy files, I first need to copy them ...
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File storage for replicated front-end web servers?

We are a company running a website with ~800k unique visitors each month with a constant growth rate of 35-40%. We have just gone from having one server to a dedicated mysql database and an ...
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Bulk file copy while limiting disk utilization?

I saw that Robocopy can limit network bandwidth in this answer How do you limit the bandwidth for a file copy? I have plenty of bandwidth on the LAN, but I don't want to saturate the disk on the ...
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Building a 1,000M row MySQL table

This question is reposted from Stack Overflow based on a suggestion in the comments, apologies for the duplication. Questions Question 1: as the size of the database table gets larger how can I tune ...
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Ramifications of rebooting a file server when files are open

This may prove to be a stupid question, but I've scoured in internet and found nothing to that gives me a concrete answer. I'm curious as to potential consequences of a file server being rebooted or ...
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Windows Server 2008 + IIS7: .ogg files can not be played

I have the strange trouble. There are .mp3 and .ogg files in the folder of web application in my server (IIS7.5, Windows Server 2008 R2). Web application has flash player. It can play .mp3 only, but ...
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How to distribute files and folders to handle large number of files

I want to manage a huge number of files on my server (say millions). It is needed to save files in two or three levels of folders to keep the number of files in each folder low. On the other hand, it ...
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script (search & delete temp files/folder) has got a failure

I use this script to clean history, cookies and cache(Temporary Internet Files) for all users AND it should also clean the temp dir BUT there seems to be something wrong. 2 things get mixed up I ...
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How to write robust automation scripts for large scale data management?

I have been needing to automate the moving of quite large amounts of data (possibly around 1TB/day+ in average. 60TB so far, and counting) to a separate, remote storage system. I have so far been ...
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NTFS network file copy hangs on +R attrib files / Server 2008 R2

I have encountered at least two server 2008 R2 machines that were recently built that exhibit identical behavior. When using explorer to copy a folder of files from or to the affected host, any file ...
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nginx upload module + rails + pupload (jquery multiple upload plugin) multiple uplosding hangs in between

I have configured nginx with nginx upload module + passenger for rails 2.3.5 on Ubuntu OS. I am using pulpload (jquery multiple upload plugin) but it hangs after 2 or 3 files get uploaded, But when i ...
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Files disappearing on linux server

I've got 4 specific files that seem to keep disappearing from a user's home directory. As far as we know, there are no cronjobs or other automated tasks that would be removing them. I've setup auditd ...
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ASP.NET, reaching the limits of DFSR, and file storage sharding

We run a popular web app, and our backend file storage exists on a file server, replicated to another file server for failover with DFSR. We are reaching the theoretical limits of DFSR, and therefore ...
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Copy command in Ubuntu without replacing existing content?

Hi how do I copy a folder from source to destination in Ubuntu without replacing the existing contents in the destination folder? I tried cp -r -u and cp -r -n, and neither one worked.
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PHP Session File Stored in Temp Directory - Apache

I am having a slight problem...I have a server that I set up using AppServ 2.5.10, running Apache 2.2.8 and PHP 5.2.6. This is running on Windows Server 2008R2. The problem is in order for the ...
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Simple easy to use CLI file index search on unix?

I need a simple unix utility that would allow me to search within files quickly and with basic parameters (this folder, not this kind of files...). Currently I use a hand crafted find function with ...
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synchronize files between remote sftp location and local

I am facing a quite familiar problem but have no clear idea on how to handle it. I'm a backend developer and i write my applications using Zend Studio. My employer requires me to work on a remote ...
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Deny all files in a certain directory using <files>

Im attempting to secure the mod_userdir module in apache.. Currently the directory structure for my users sites is /home/{user}/domains/{domain}/public_html/site The issue is, a number of my users ...
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Determine which files a process opened (Linux)

I am trying to determine which files a process creates when it runs. I know that I can list the file handles of a currently running process by looking in /proc or using lsof. However, the problem is ...
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How safe are file unlocking programs?

Recently a number of users on a win2003 server are being told that files are locked for editing when they try to open them. Usually they are told they have it open. Usually there is no evidence of ...
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OpenOffice Headless Mode - Temp Directory?

We're running OpenOffice 3.2 in headless mode. It writes all of it's temporary files to /tmp and we're running out of disk space, so I'd like to change the temp directory for it. Sadly, I can't seem ...