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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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What Are The Best Practices For Business Folder Structure?

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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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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Deleting an undeletable Directory in Windows 7

I have encountered a problem from time to time but have not been able to resolve it without formatting. I have a directory called d:\DotNet that I want to delete. I cannot because inside this folder ...
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Delete a directory with pipe (|) in its name?

Without booting to Linux, how do you delete a directory that was created in Linux on an NTFS partition that contains a pipe in the file name? For example: ...
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IMAP standard folder names - “Junk” or “Spam”

I am configuring spamassassin at the moment and have been wondering what is the standard (or atleast most used and recognized by most clients) folder name for Spam or Junk? I first used Spam, but ...
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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 ...
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Windows Server - share files without access for administrator

We have a MS Windows Server 2008 R8 based server that is administrated by our IT department. We would like to achieve two things simultaneously: A folder on the server, containing several thousand ...
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SQL Server Orthography

I notice that most of the Microsoft SQL Server installations have a 'Binn' folder, e.g. \Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\80\Tools\Binn This has always bugged me. Is this merely a misspelled ...
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Exchange 2003 to 2010 public folder replication

I've found several guides and tutorials on public folder replication from 2003 to 2010, but am still a little bit confused. What we have, is a 2003 exchange server obviously holding all of our public ...
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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 ...
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Cannot delete folder with rm -rf. Error: device or resource busy

I'm trying to delete /var/www/html but I'm getting this error: rm: cannot remove `html': Device or resource busy
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What's the best way to store thousands of images in a windows folder structure?

We have hundreds of thousands of jpg images in a windows folder structure like this but it's really hard to interact and work with them in a snappy way (listing takes time, copying takes time, etc). ...
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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 ...
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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. ...
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How to give ownership to root without being root ? (needed for Apache)

I've got a PHP script that creates a folder on my server. This folder is supposed to be accessed via Apache, and users can view it online. Now if I create this folder while being root, everything ...
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Least, secure and enough permissions for public_html and folders and files under public_html using SuPHP for shared hosting environment

I have a server with SuPHP and DirectAdmin. Many (but not ALL) of my users are running Joomla and Wordpress. Will it make a problem if I chmod public_html and sub-folders to 700? Will they NEED more ...
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Migrating a NAS while keeping the files and their rights intact?

Right, what we wish (or need) to do is to migrate a NAS from a old machine to a new one. problem is, we wish to keep the folder hierarchie intact, and all the settings and shares. Now I vaguely ...
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Plesk Folder Structure Doesn't Allow Creating Folders

i use kohana framework which have 3 folders applications, system and public. I uploaded public folder to httpdocs but applications and system folders should be away from httpdocs. I should upload ...
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How to protect a folder in Apache but allow PHP scripts to access it?

I've been thinking a lot about this and can't find a way to do it, maybe it's not possible or maybe I just can't think of way. That's why I'm posting this here right... Basically, I need to protected ...
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How to enumerate shared folders with ACLs?

Does anybody know how to get the list of locally shared folders with ACLs and export the list to a file?
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Windows 7 Folder Redirection (GPO)

I have been fighting this issue for a day or two now, so I am looking for some insight. I am taking over admin duties in a domain of 800 users, and the previous admins really did not employ much of ...
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Moving Group Policy Folder Redirection root path

I have all my users on my domain enabled for Folder Redirection and they all point to the same root path (Basic Redirection). Here are the settings. I want to move only a subset of those users out to ...
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NTFS folder permissions traverse

Here is the problem We have NTFS file server with several layers of sub-folders. FolderA\ - User AAA should not have access FolderA\FolderAA\ - User AAA should not have access ...
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Apache Options in .htaccess file

I am using Options +FollowSymLinks -MultiViews within a .htaccess file that is stored within 1 folder above the images folders, but this causes issues for seeing the images in these directories when ...
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How to add Command Prompt Here to a folder context menu in Windows 2003?

I am doing quite a bit of work at the command line and recently started having to do it on a Windows 2003 box. I can't figure out how to add a Command Prompt Here to a folder context menu. And ...
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Get Folder Size on Linux

I have a lot of home folders under /home/ and I would like to get the total size of each users folder in an easy to read list. ie /home/user1 100MB /home/user2 24MB /home/user3 54MB etc. ...
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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 ...
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Is it possible to redirect to another geographically separate server based on folder-name in URL?

What I'm looking for is to direct visitors to geographically separate servers based on their choice of language. Our URLs are structured like mydomain.com/en and mydomain.com/th (Thai). As on now ...
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linux: share directory between different users

i need to have this directory, which is created under FTP User1: /home/User1/public_html/jobs_html readable by a different FTP user, call them User2 ... ie, when logged in thru SSH under User2, ...
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Can someone explain a bit about Unix folder permissions and safety?

Why would I change folder permissions to 755 or 777 for example? I read that it means read write and execute but what I want to know, can anyone steal php codes depending on these permissions? Thank ...
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revert chmod 777 / -R

while executing a command i made a mistake and executed (ubuntu 10) sudo chmod 777 / -R # okay you may laugh now all my filesystem has 777 permitions , obviously i dont know which ...
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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 ...
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centos6 lost '/etc/pki/tls/' folder

I am trying to learn how to install ssl_mod, but with some wrong operation, I lost /etc/pki/tls/ folder. I am trying to yum remove mod_ssl, yum install mod_ssl, but still can not create anything ...
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How to configure custom error page in Plesk 9.3 for non existing folder?

I'm trying to configure Plesk in order to show website visitors a custom error html. The current hosted site is an ASP.NET site. This site shows its custom errors on error403.aspx and error404.aspx ...
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Copy a folder and all contents using group policy preferences?

I have used Group Policy Preferences to copy files to client computers many times. I can't figure out if it is possible to copy a single folder (including contents) to a client computer. Am I just ...
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Windows 2008 folder has lost all permissions, can't be deleted, edited or permissions changed

I was testing a batch file that used the following dos command rmdir test2 /s /q, this command failed part way through and now I seem to have folders that have no permissions. For example, in the ...
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how to restore a mysql dump FOLDER

After having a vps crash, I asked my hosting to give me the dumped file of my drupal database. It is a folder filled with of *.frm *.MYD files of the database tables. I used to restore mydb.sql files ...
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How to mount a shared folder in Windows Server 2008?

How do you you mount a shared folder in Windows Server 2008. I took these steps to create it: Right click in Domain Controller window -> New -> Shared Folder. The UNC name (path) was ...
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How to authorize user for a subfolder

Using Windows Server 2003, I would like to give a user full access to a subfolder. Let´s say I have folder A with subfolders B1 and B2. I observed that when granting authorization to B1, the user ...
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Real time Sync between two folders on different servers

What is the best way to sync two folders completely in real time over two servers (Ubuntu) in same network? Do you think syncing folders is a better idea than having a shared folder? If a shared ...
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Changed Folder Redirection on Server 2008 R2, I didn't see anything change

I need some help guys. I've just modified the Folder Redirection Policy on my server at work so the hiarcy resembles windows 7's user folder structure rather than XP. I did this to the book so I know ...
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tmpfs - auto create whole path when write to file

I have mounted tmpfs .e.g. /tmspfs/cache As we expect, so after restart server is ram empty and all content from mount is away. It is ok. But I have in my system some full path e.g. ...
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Does a Windows Server 2012 FRSM auto-applied quota at a root folder mean the root folder has a cumulative quota equal to all subfolder quotas?

I've done some reading on TechNet and run a few searches for this answer, but so far haven't found anything. I have a root folder with 9 subfolders, and I assigned an auto apply template to the root ...
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Setup custom domain with folder in path for Blogger hosted blog

Google Blogger makes it easy to put a blog at a custom top-level domain or custom subdomain, such as: www.example.com blog.example.com The setup involves creating a CNAME pointing to: ...
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htaccess, mod_rewrite, remove part from URL

I want to access domain.com/api/(.*) instead of domain.com/public/api/(.*) Directory structure: domain.com __folder1 __folder2 __public ____api ______.htaccess2 ____afolder1 ____afolder2 ...
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Linux / CentOS - Need to set R/W only permissions for future directories

I have very little background in Linux of any type, so I'm completely firing off the hip to begin with. I have been asked by the boss to set up an FTP server based on CentOS. So far, things have ...
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can't assign permission for a folder to a group only one owner works

I'm trying to change permissions on a folder as root on Centos server using: chgrp -Rv ftpusers /var/www/html seems like everything is right in verbose. I have two users in ftpusers group however, ...
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Full Permissions on Shared Folders for Local Administrators

I am not sure if this is normal or not, however it seems network shares on our domain are given full access to users that are admins on their local machine if the server\Administrators security ...
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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" ...