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export the same folder with NFS and SMB

The issue On my workplace, we have a rich environment of client including windows (from 95 to 8, also corresponding server editions), mac (from 10.6 to 10.8), linux (ubuntu, centos, redhat) and ...
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synchronization between two (or more) file servers : block open files to avoid conflicts

"Short version": When a user opens a file on a local share, other users can open only in read-only, until it is closed. I want this to be true for the remote copy of the file: read-only when the local ...
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Advise on buying server for small office. [closed]

I have a little office and 30 members of staff who all need to save resources and keep backups etc I have been offered by a friend of mine 3 x HP DL380 G3 Dual Xeon 2.4Ghz Rackmount Servers I was just ...
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What is a good tool that can traverse deep NTFS paths?

There are some files on our fileserver that cannot be deleted, because the directory structure is too deep. I have read: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/320081 and at resolution #5 it is suggested to ...
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Linux software to maintain old/backup versions of directory tree

I am replacing an old Linux file server serving NFS and CIFS. For the new server (still serving CIFS and NFS), I would like to have software that automatically and efficiently maintains old revisions ...
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Easy-to-use bandwidth throttler for Ubuntu

I have a Minecraft server and a file server that I host on the same box. I want to set it up so that if someone is playing Minecraft and I'm pushing or pulling files, that neither application hogs ...
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Does an SSD in a file server on a gigabit LAN result in noticeably faster file access for end users compared to HDD?

I've read a lot (and experienced) the benefits (fast boot times, quick program launching, quick file access, etc) of using an SSD as the boot drive on a workstation, but haven't been able to find much ...
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Unable to Start File Server Resource Manager on Windows Server 2008

I have a Windows Server 2008 (RTM) 32-bit box configured for File Services Role. I installed the File Server Resource Manager feature on the server. When I try to use the snap-in, it gives me the ...
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Cost of storing many files on a fileserver

I need to store a lot of data contained in SQLite databases on a file server. I have the opportunity to split the data up into many files. This means that there is less risk of a large part of the ...
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How can I mount one of my linode boxes as a remote server to another?

I have two linode VPS's running debian lenny and I would like to use one of them for my production server and the other for static media ( nginx ). I have a django admin setup on my production ...