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Upload a file using scp only if the file was updated/modified?

pscp is a very handful tool if you want to upload files to another server using SSH. The only problem is that it is not able to detect if the destination file is already updated (based on datetime). ...
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SYNC folder with server in drive D

i am using windows 2003 server and windows 7 as client. i have one folder in drive D i want to SYNC that folder with server. how can i write login script for that? Thanks
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MySql Replication with a star topology

My company currently operates in 3 separate locations connected by slow vpn links. Each site hosts a dedicated MySql server. I need to aggregate the data from all three of them onto a single server ...
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How to do Merge Replication?

I tried to do synchronization of database between servers to synchronize a database using merge replication. Simply I've added publication in server A and subscription in Server B by declaring ...
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Win32 software to sync a file system to a FTP server using checksums?

The simple question is how do you sync a Windows file system to an FTP destination periodically while never checking the destination for change unless something bad happens and not relying on file ...
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Windows Server 2003 Synchronize Not Sticking

We have a Windows Server 2003. It had Raid running on 2 disks. One disk failed and the Raid Controller failed. We replaced the disk and controller and restored everything. No data was lost. The users ...
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What software should I use to set up folder synchronization between Windows servers?

I know many folder synchronization tools for desktop users (ie. Windows Live Sync) Should I use them to synchronize applications between servers or there is a more enterprisey solution?
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Keep AD Group Synced in OpenLDAP with POSIX Account Augmentation

What's the most obvious way of achieving the following: The site has an working AD infrastructure and certain parts of the infrastructure are tightly coupled GNU/Linux machines where people from the ...
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Simple Distributed Disconnected way to sync a directory

I want to start regularly backup my home directory on my ubuntu laptop, machine X. Suppose I have access to 2 different remote (linux) servers that I can backup to, machines A & B. Machine X will ...
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Is there a free tool that syncs files in both directions, on a schedule?

We have a directory of files (about 4GB) - and we'd like to synchronise between 3 locations across the internet. However, we're very conscious about bandwidth, so we need the following features: ...
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Selective syncronisation of two directories in UNIX (Solaris)

I'm wondering if anyone knows of a nice way to partially duplicate (hard link) files between two directory structures? My current fall back is a script invoked by cron. As background: I ask since I ...
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Automated way to update folder on Windows XP clients from a folder on Windows 2003 server

All of our workstations have a folder on their local drive that contains some common files used by our company. Periodically we need to push out changes to some of these files. Currently we are using ...
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Windows roaming profiles on Snow Leopard Server

We've got an Xserve with Snow Leopard Server running our domain, with mostly Mac clients configured with "roaming" Home Sync directories. There are several Windows workstations that also use roaming ...
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MySQL replication out of sync

I have a master-master replication system. However, due to an auto-increment issue, I got an error in replication...and it stopped replicating. Someone told me to do: stop slave; SET GLOBAL ...
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How to maintain local Sync of files to multiple computers

I have the requirement to sync files (documents mostly, sound bites, high quality images) between multiple PCs, Macs and Linux clients and servers. The number of files is large and delta syncs would ...
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syncing LDAP directory into exchange/GAL

I have another exchange question, that I hope I find the right answer/solution to. I have an LDAP directory containing a list of contacts that exist in our CRM solution that we would like to access ...
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Controlling WIndows 7 “Sync Center” with GPO's

We are looking at bringing Windows 7 into the workplace, we have a new W7 laptop we are testing. Our work environment heavily relies on folder redirection. In the XP environment we have a GPO for ...
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Sync mysql databases to master server

Hi I need to do a database synchronization from each store to central store. Each store employee should be able to do this sync once or twice a day, due ISPs unavailability here. Owner would check at ...
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Internal Dropbox system

Is there a solution out there for a windows environment that would provide a two way, centralized sync between PCs? We have several PCs in our lab on which we need to automatically sync files across, ...
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Exchange 2007: smartphone syncing options

Consider a deployment of Exchange 2007. OWA is deployed and working well. Users want to sync their smartphones with their Exchange account (mail, contacts, calendar mostly). The Exchange configuration ...
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Synchronize over FTP

i have to synchronize a folder in a customer computer (Windows Xp) with a server (Windows 2003). The customer has a dynamic IP, so i think do it over ftp. Moreover, the customer computer is down ...
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Powershell .lnk deployment/syncing - lnk description attribute

I have been working on a powershell sync script that will be used to control what users have on their desktop (mainly lnk/shortcut files). I have it currently setup to do basic comparisons to ...
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IMAP Account Migration/Synchronisation

I was wondering if anyone knew of any easy way to synchronise and then migrate an IMAP account between two hosting accounts? I have SSH access but within jailshell (cpanel/WHM access also), but no ...
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Trac and ssh password synchronization

I have a standalone server (Ubuntu 9.04) set up for a project that uses Trac (Apache, mod_python) and subversion. I create local user accounts so project members that are given commit access to the ...
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Forward-sync to HDFS? (OR continue an incomplete hdfs upload?)

Anyone have a good suggestion for doing a forward sync to HDFS? ("forward-sync" in contrast to "bi-directional sync") Basically I have a large number of files I want to put into the HDFS. Its so ...
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Automatically merge log files, keeping all lines

I have a program assigning serial numbers on a client PC (Windows XP). It writes a log to a server file share (Windows Server 2003), and also locally in case of network error. (This means that the ...
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Keeping personal config files synchronised across multiple Ubuntu/SLES servers

I've recently started at a new job with a heterogenous server environment, i.e. about a 50/50 split between Windows and Linux (mostly Ubuntu, but a handful are SLES). My previous experience with *nix ...
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Synchronizing processes accross two servers

I have different processes that have to be run sequentially, but they are on two different servers. In short here what I want to do: 1. Run Process 1 on Server A 2. Run Process 2 on Server B 3. Run ...
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Hot/Lukewarm mail server setup

We have two mailservers ("dubone" and "dubdeuce"), one does all the work while the other sits idle. We want to have a setup where if dubone is busy or down, dubdeuce can accept/reject/filter emails ...
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How to setup workstation “My Documents” to sync to DOMAIN on each logon/off

Me and a couple buddies started up a small business and we have a Domain + 5 workstation set up. A prof. IT guy helped me set it up a while back. Basics that I know of: 1)We have a K:\ main network ...
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File synchronization for Ubuntu Server

I'm planning on setting up two Ubuntu Servers as backup solutions where people can store images and documents. What I have in mind is that if a user saves/updates a file on a specific directory(Samba ...
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How does dropbox version/upload large files? [closed]

I have a free dropbox account (2GB), and I was wondering how the versioning of large files works. I have a full backup of all my webfiles that sites @ just over 1GB. After the initial upload of 1GB, ...
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File Replication to Branch Offices

We're currently using DFSR in Server 2008 to replicate from our head office to 3 branch offices across VPN links. This way we have a local copy of all the companies files in each site, for quick ...
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Is there any way of getting *old* e mails onto a blackberry?

I've just had to do a warranty replacement on my MD's BlacBerry 8310. The new unit has been set up on our BES and is synchronising without any issues, however the MD has now said he wants to see all ...
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A simple way to keep two drives in sync using rsync?

I have an external USB drive, which I plug into a Linux NAS. I want to keep specific folders synchronised, so changes to files in FolderA on the NAS are applied to FolderA on the USB drive, and ...
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Large File Copy Tool accross Flaky Connection

I am looking to copy some large files accross a flaky WAN connection. Is there a tool I can use which will auto resume when the network fall over briefly and let me manually resume if I have to fix it ...
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What's the very best way to sync two Macintoshes? [closed]

Let's say a laptop and desktop (Mac mini). I want to keep both in sync when on the same network. What's the very best way to automatically sync specific folders? Thanks
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Synchronize with intelligent move and rename - windows

I'm looking to synchronize two windows folders over a wireless network. I'm currently using Syncback, but it doesn't seem suitable for large reorganisations over a slow network. i.e. if I move a ...
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Lab User Accounts

I work for a school division (K-12). While I am most interested in what works well on the Mac, Windows and Linux administrators must face the same issue and have analogous solutions. Most of our ...
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Simple one-way synchronisation of user password list between servers

Using a RedHat-derivative distro (CentOS), I'd like to keep the list of regular users (UID over 500), and group (and shadow files) pushed to a backup server. The sync is only one-way, from the main ...
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Suggestions for using Active Directory credentials (user name/password) with Google Apps?

I run a small college network with approximately 150 user accounts both in my Active Directory and in Google Apps. I'm looking to link AD with G-Apps. Currently my users are required to maintain ...
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How do I schedule/trigger the web deployment tool to sync IIS webservers?

I need to sync a number of IIS6 webservers in a farm. I currently use ViceVersa (with the VVEngine service) which does a good job of keeping files in sync but I'd like to move to the Microsoft web ...
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Data Backup redundancy/backups

I am looking at setting up a backup solution... well including in my backup solution actually... an external harddrive on my main file server. I then use something like Microsoft SyncToy to 'sync' ...
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What is the most efficient way to push out/publish large sets files over a network?

Here's my scenario: We have a need to push out a set of files (a 'workspace') from a source server to multiple destination servers. The files are kept under version control (SVN) so the first step is ...
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Synchronizing Photos and Music across several PC's

In my home, I have two Windows Vista desktops, and two laptops. (One of each for me and fiance) I also have a Windows Home Server running for backups and file sharing. Right now whenever we update ...
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How to determine what new products and classifications have been added by WSUS

The WSUS Management Console reports, that 2 new products and 0 new classifications have been added in the past 30 days. How to determine which products (and classifications) exactly have been ...
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Outlook + Exchange : Sync Issues Folder - How to manage it?

When using Microsoft Outlook with Exchange (not the online only mode) a Sync Issues folder that appears in the local PST folder. From the link above I know why it exists - but often that information ...
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Does anyone have experience with Windows SyncToy?

SyncToy Does it work? Is it worth using? Any gotchas I should be aware of? Is it "enterprise grade"? I just stumbled across it today. If it works as advertised, this would solve quite a few ...
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Time synchronization and scheduled tasks

If NTP runs at 10:59:55, and fixes the time to 11:00:13, does chron run the 11:00:00, and *:00:00 tasks, or are they skipped? Alternately, if NTP runs at 11:00:00 and fixes the time to 10:59:48, do ...
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Synchronize Chrome bookmarks across multiple machines [closed]

Update: no longer relevant, please vote to close. We all know and love xmarks for keeping Firefox bookmarks sync'd across computers, but... Almost everyone at our company has switched to Chrome. Has ...