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Automatic Notification of New or Changed Files in a Folder or Share

I'm looking for some Open Source [free] or relatively inexpensive solution for monitoring specific folders on a file system and 'Windows' network with several shares. When a file is added or changed, ...
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How delete the content of a directory in Centos

I need to delete all the content of a folder in Centos, but no the folder, for example I have a folder named MYFOLDER inside I have a lot of folders like FOLD_1, FOLD_2, FOLD_3, FOLD_4... etc , and ...
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DropBox style folder storage

I would like to set up a storage for people to access. So like I have a network set up with 1 domain controller and a back up server as well and I have user accounts set up in AD and basically I want ...
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How do I extract all archives in the subdirectories of this folder?

How do I extract multiple archives in contained in subdirectories in a folder, outputting the results back into the folders where the archives are.
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Massive amount of subfolders and long subfolders. How can I delete all of them?

We have a little problem here. We have a share with the backup of all the server's offices, Its a really big share with more than 8.000.000 files. Our users usually give long names to the folders ...
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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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Where to place my server, configuration and (big) data? /srv? /etc? /usr/local/bin? /home/me/.whatever?

I was searching this site for good answer to my question, the best I could find was this. (I'd guess to put my config in /etc, application in /usr/local/bin and data in either /home/firda/.tunnel or ...
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windows 2008 r2 Change owner on multiple folders

I've a quest to change the owner on about 800 folders. The owner should be equal to the folder name. I've tried something like this: set /p userDir=username ICACLS "D:\test\%userDir%" /setowner ...
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SSH - ftp user multiple folder permissions [closed]

I have a server with SSH access. Hope anyone can help me very quickly with permissions. I have a folder, in that folder there are 10 more folders (f1, f2, f3, f4, f5, f6, f7, f8, f9, f10). I created ...
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/bin/sh: /bin/cp: Argument list too long

I have problem with this command: 'cp' -fr /www/*-aws/* /www/mainhost/aws/awstatstotals/tmp/ Error is Argument list too long - I know many /www/-aws/ folders. I know that I can use FIND command, ...
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How to quickly move files and folders from local server to amazon ec2 instance?

Moving script files from local server to amazon ec2 instance through winscp drag drop is taking too long for me from windows local server. How to quickly move files and folders from local server to ...
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Local login script to delete folder of currently logged in user

How can I create a login script that will delete the contents of the folder below, each time a user logs off of a PC? (We have a shared PC that about a dozen users use, for a particular program. That ...
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script for win/dos to create folders from list of names in a file

Scripting question. Dang, it should be easier than this. I have a file with a list of names. I'd like to turn those names into folders. Whenever I try the FOR loop, all I get is the name of ...
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Cannot rename new folders in a server folder

Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 - Windows 7 SP1 - Folder located on server, normally accessed via drive letter There is one folder on the network where all users have modify rights. Suddenly people are ...
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Copy any file with a specific file extension in subfolders into a folder

I found a script on here that would use 7zip and extract all the files in all the sub-folders of a specific folder and put them in their own folder using the script below. What I need is add to it ...
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SBS 2008 Redirection visibility issues - want to move off SBS 2008

I inherited an SBS2008 server which had a corrupt or otherwise lost userid which was used to setup redirects, etc. I was able to break in by enabling the Administrator ID and resetting the password. ...
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syncing local folders

What is a best way to keep in sync two local folders ? I know I can use rsync -Ra but I need to keep in sync all the time. Is it possible to make rsync sit in background and constantly sync local ...
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Folder rights doesn't work on group, but does on user

I've got this share where I want to restrict access to two folders so that only members of a group can get access to them. I've done this countless of times, but this time there's something odd going ...
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Preventing access to files if a user types the full url on the address bar

i have a website, some folders on the websites contains images and files like .pdf , .doc and .docx . the user can easly just type the address in the url to get the file or display the photo ...
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Exchange 2007: Prevent Users from Deleting or Moving a Folder

Need a solution for preventing my users from being able to move or delete their "Inbox\Archive No Delete" folder. This is a subfolder of the Inbox which is created by a third party application ...
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Robocopy to copy each source subfolder to different destination folder

I have a folder structure like this: Source C:\Data Data1_timestamp Data2_timestamp Data3_timestamp Data4_timestamp Destination D:\Data Data1 Data2 ...
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how can I set all folders to show file version at an OS level?

I'm managing a lot of dll's and one thing I have to do constantly when copying them around is to turn on the file version attribute display in the folder where my dll's are. I'd like to set this ...
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What is the importance of the .DFSFolderLink

I am currently building a new DFS namespace setup. My folder E:\CommonStuff\ is already shared on the fileserver. And now it is also shared as \DOMAIN\CommonStuff I got 3 questions: I see ...
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linux shell script: how to move all sub folders with a given name?

I'd like to move all sub-folders starting with a given suffix (Blah_ in the example) into an other directory using a linux bash script. Here's what the script looks like: srcDir="/home/me/" ...
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Sync files and folders in windows with commands

I am a Linux user. I am looking for a command line tool for Widows(2008 R2) for files & folders synchronization. I am looking for a tool like rsync in Linux. I have to synchronize between two ...
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postfix sort mails using a cronjob

My mailserver consists of dovecot and postfix. I am receiving alot of mails from different mailing lists. These mails should directly go into my inbox when they come in, because it is easier to ...
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Recover NTFS deleted folder

My client accidently deleted a folder under a Server 2008 shared folder which permanently deleted it. Does Windows offer some sort of restore for deleted files/folders? Or is there a good reliable ...
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Command-Line folder structure on Windows

I need to create a folder structure via command line, structure is as follows : username > folder1 > folder2 > folder3 (and there are subdirectories within these folders as well) This is a windows ...
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Get user profile size in vbscript

I am trying to get the size of a user's local profile using VBScript. I know the directory of the profile (typically "C:\Users\blah"). The following code does not work for most profiles (Permission ...
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Windows 7 Folders vs Windows Server Folders Order

I believe Windows 7 and Windows Server order folder names differently. I am using Windows Server Datacenter. On a Windows 7 machine I had two folder: 001_SCHEMA and 01_AddFields. When ordered in ...
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Is there a way to keep folder permissions when overriding it?

I have a Windows Server 2008 R2 that hosts a website with the following folder structure: C:\ inetpub wwwroot MyApp JS Styles The ...
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How to lock down a folder for an administrator?

In a windows 2008 R2 server with multiple administrator accounts, is it possible to create private folders (one per admin) in one drive that the other administrators cannot unlock (gain access to)? I ...
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Change group ownership of Folders with chmod g+s

I have a folder hierarchy that I want to change the group ownership including any subsequent file/folder additions. I was going to use chmod g+s but I'm not sure if it applies to already created ...
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How to list the top level folders of a drive using VBScript?

I'm looking for VBScript code that will list the top level folders of the D: drive and not the subfolders. I use the following WMI query so far but it gives me all folders and goes down to many ...
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Windows 2008 - number of folders

We are using Windows 2008 (EC2) and have application that stores large number of subfolders in a specific folder (i.e. root/subfolder1, root/subfolder2, root/subfolder3 etc.) We are expecting tens of ...
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/var and /home folders clogged up on cPanel (Linux)

Recently the /var and /home folders have been clogging up on my server and I received a 'critical error' email saying that the /home folder was 100% full. I managed to fix it using the LVExtend ...
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Emails disappear when moving from Inbox to anywhere else

Whenever a client of mine has a message open, they click on Move To Folder and the list of recent folders comes up. That person selects a folder but the message does not appear in there. What I have ...
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IIS7 two directories, one site

I have one site www.mysite.com where I got an application program and now we're going to put our web site here too. The problem is that the application is untouchable, and want to keep it out from ...
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Reset Security on Win7 Windows folder

Is there a way to reset the security settings on the c:\windows folder of Win7. I have found this approach here, but formatting an copying back seems a little complex. Any ideas?
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FTP - How to transfer a directory with multiple sub-directories?

I need to transfer a few gigs of files from server A to B. I own SSH access to server A, but I have only FTP access to B. Since I can not send one .tar file from A to B, for the reason that I can not ...
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“The local device name is already in use” error when connecting to active directory shared folders

We have a Windows Server 2003 running active directory - the users login with their AD accounts from their PCs. We have setup a file server where each AD user has a shared network folder hosted on the ...
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Are folders counted as items in Sharepoint Document Libraries?

In Sharepoint on the All Site Content screen, it lists my SharePoint Document Library with a numeric row containing "Items". Do these "Items" include "folders and docuemnts" or just "folders"?
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File and Folder Organization for IT Staff

We are working on a project that will require the creation of new file servers and a migration of countless years of legacy data. Part of that legacy data is this random collection of IT staff files ...
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search for just folders in windows explorer

Here's another dumb question. Is there a way to search in windows explorer for just folders? I know folders get sorted to the top, but I'm always looking for that extra option...
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Why does my Win Server 2003 R2 have a bunch of empty folders in the root of the D: drive, each with a different random string of numbers and letters?

On this server, I have a D: drive for data. What app could be creating empty folders such as: 9308c1f8cd5c852ef53a425e 75a2dde71d4ff73400cdb384fbbc c8ad258c663ff0632c They're created every few ...
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How do I change folder timestamps recursively?

I was wondering if anyone knows how to change the timestamps of folders recursively based on the latest timestamp found of the files in that folder. So for example: ...
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Access Denied / Server 2008 / Home Directories

Domain Controller: BDC01 (192.168.9.2) Storage Server: BrightonSAN1 (192.168.9.3) Domain: brighton.local Last night I moved our users home directories off of our Domain Controller onto a storage ...
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Best method to track folder size growth over time?

I have a file server that has a pretty large folder tree. There's a shared folder, under that are 5 departmental folders. Nested inside of those are thousands of subfolders and files. I would like ...
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Windows 7 system32 different contents depending on how its viewed

Using Windows 7 x64 Enterprise. When I view C:\windows\System32 through explorer I can see telnet.exe, if I open cmd from the start menu I can use telnet. If I open C:\windows\system32\cmd.exe via ...
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how i can Find the files inside the folder and save the file names in variables?

how i can write bash file to Find files (number and name of files are variable) inside the folder and save the file names in variables ?