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What Are The Best Practices For Business Folder Structure? [closed]

We've tended in the past towards having departmental folders (Sales, Marketing, etc) on a single share and then adding folders below these ad-hoc as and when they're needed. It's gotten a bit messy - ...
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0answers
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Performance of RoboCopy when complex folder structure & files are to sync

I would require some recommendations from you about the challenge that I am currently facing. Background : There are Network Attached Storage in the US and India Office. All the data currently ...
0
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1answer
365 views

windows server C drive and shared folder permission

i have an app, that needs to run in the folder in root of C drive (C:\AppFolder). And on client, i need map network drive for C:\ because that app searches for \AppFolder... directory. So i have ...
0
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1answer
123 views

Setting folder permission on a remote Windows 2008 R2 server in PowerShell or Command Prompt

Does anyone know of a way to set a folder's permissions on a remote server using either PowerShell or the command prompt? In other words, sitting at server01, launch PS or CP, type a command to set ...
0
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1answer
33 views

Accessing files using folder name and ~folder name

When I try to access a folder: cd "c:\users\myname\google drive\apache-tomcat-7.0.25" it works fine. However when I try: cd C:\Users\myname\GOOGLE~1\apache-tomcat-7.0.25 it doesn't (folder not ...
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2answers
75 views

Windows Explorer defaultly showed attributes [closed]

Which folder artibutes does the Windows Explorer hide?
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delete all folders with tmp in name using batch file

Have tried to google this, but I always seem to get results relating to .tmp files, which isnt really any use. I have only a basic understanding of batch files, but I think I need something like ...
0
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1answer
46 views

Windows Folder Permission

May i check for the below folder rights, is the user able to read files inside of the folder?
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3answers
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Can I make windows treat Shortcuts to Folders the same it would a Folder?

I'm moving some folders to an external storage drive and replacing them with a Shortcut, however the shortcut is listed in with the Files, not the Folders. It also doesn't show up in the folder Tree ...
0
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2answers
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List of Different Directory Sizes

I have a list of folders on my network in a .txt, which are stored in different locations throughout the network. Looking for a tool or script to pull the size of those folders and output them to a ...
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2answers
354 views

How to map a folder to memory?

Is there a way to map a particular folder to memory? Say I have C:\somePath and I want that folder to be in memory at all times and maybe changes are dumped to HDD asynchronously without my notice. So ...
2
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3answers
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Is there a Folder/File Syncronization Tool that can generate a synchronization script

I am looking for a tool that can synchronize folders by generating a script that can then be run from a command line, and the script generated does not require the tool to be installed to work. ...
0
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3answers
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How to protect a local NTFS folder so only it's owner can access (i.e. not a local / domain admin)

What i'd like to do is to set up such folder permissions so the folder can be accessed only by a user who created it (or one, who knows his password). Is it possible? Is it secure? I tried to set ...
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2answers
365 views

How do I restrict the Open/Save dialog in Windows to one folder?

I spend a significant amount of time helping non-techies use their PC's. I realized most of that time is spent trying to explain to them how the Windows folder hierarchy works, where the "open file" ...
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2answers
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How to restrict deletion of a folder on NTFS share, but still allow modify access within folder

I am setting up a set of scan folders from a scanning copier device, and would like to know the best way to protect the folders (for each department) from moving or deletion, but yet still allow ...
0
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2answers
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Problem in accessing Windows shared folder on Ubuntu using terminal

Description I have 2 systems with me, one running on Windows(Host) and one on Ubuntu, both on a LAN. On the Windows(Host) I develop software intended for the Linux system and because the Linux system ...
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3answers
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Mount Remote CIFS/SMB Share as a Folder not a Drive Letter

Is there any way to mount a remote CIFS/SMB/SAMBA share as a folder/directory and not as a drive letter. For example, I want this map: \\Server\ShareName -> C:\Folder\ShareName Instead of the usual ...
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5answers
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Windows: How to delete files with a too long name?

I have a problem with delete, I would like to delete some folder which contains a number of files, and I am getting an error like: Cannot delete Folder: The file name you specified is not valid ...
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4answers
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What is a good convention for website directory structure?

Do to some changes in personel at my company I have inherited the responsability over administering our web server. Unfortunately there does not seem to have been a standard convention used for ...