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Easiest way to sync two folders

What's the easiest way to sync the contents of a folder on a Mac OSX machine with another folder on a Linux server? You can use scp: scp -r /path/to/folder/ username@IP_ADDRESS:/path/to/sync/with ...
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Bidirectional real-time sync of large file tree between two distant linux servers

By large file tree I mean about 200k files, and growing all the time. A relatively small number of files are being changed in any given hour though. By bidirectional I mean that changes may occur on ...
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Syncing files from multiple sources to a master copy based on modification time

I use rsync to bring files from multiple servers to a "master copy". Sometimes the same file has different content in different sources. What I want is to keep the last modified one. I wish rsync had ...
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Thunderbird contacts sync

i work in a small office company and using thunderbird on all workstations, i've been searching for a solution of an address book that can be synced around the office and on an web-based application ...
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Why are CentOS RAID-1/mirror partitions syncing multiple times?

I'm setting up a CentOS 5.6 server, using Kickstart. I have four disk drives, sda-sdd. These are the relevant Kickstart lines: clearpart --linux --drives=sda,sdb,sdc,sdd --initlabel part raid.11 ...
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Synchronizing local mysql database with remote one with a script or automatically? [closed]

Is there a way to sync a MySQL database with a remote one either automatically or with a script? The data is not time sensitive, but I don't want to have to export it out of the local database and ...
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Roaming Profiles Between Two Sites

We currently have two buildings at different ends of the country, one contains the fileserver with our roaming profiles and a domain controller, in the other building we just have a domain controller ...
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How does one make sure or even guarantee server time are sync correctly between dozens of servers across multiple datacenter on different location?

Currently our web applications contain a logic to check if the data sent to the web server is expired or not by comparing the timestamp of the data with the date/time of the server. Everything goes ...
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How to keep load-balanced servers synced even with deleted files?

I've recently setup a loadbalanced solution for our websites. We host about 200 sites, most run of our custom application, but some are running wordpress blogs (in which files can be ...
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very fast file syncing software

I am searching for a very fast file syncing software to synchronize data across multiple machines, across multiple sites. Something like Dropbox or Spideroak. The software should fulfill the ...
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How can I synchronize effectively a large directory containing lots of photos between 3 LAN / different OS hosts?

This would be working between Ubuntu 10.04 LTS, Windows 7 and Windows XP? I would like to achieve something like Dropbox service, but only in local network. What I currently use: Ubuntu has the ...
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Windows Server 2003 AD Folder Replication

I have a folder on my Windows 2003 Server AD machine that is shared out to clients at Location A. The people in Location B are currently mounting this folder across a network link. The problem is of ...
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Synchronizing users between two identical Windows 2008 R2 instances (second one is XenConvert clone)

I'm running IIS 7 server where users are using dedicated application pools so I need for all of them separate users. I'm moving my environment to XenServer and I'm using for this XenConvert tool. ...
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Compare & Copy missing files from identical directory on Remote Server

I have a development server on which I want to keep certain data directories in sync with the live server. Any files in these directories which exist on the live server, but not on the dev server, I ...
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sync local OSX with remote linux server using ftp via shell script

I would like to sync a local folder on my Mac to a remote ftp server. I only want to upload files changed since last sync. I would also like to download new and modified files from the server. Is ...
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synchronize files between remote sftp location and local

I am facing a quite familiar problem but have no clear idea on how to handle it. I'm a backend developer and i write my applications using Zend Studio. My employer requires me to work on a remote ...
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How to synchronize local directory with another local directory on another partition or disk

I would like to synchronize my local directory content with another local directory on another partition or disk (or e.g. a pendrive). I can synchronize my local directory content with a remote one ...
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how i can disable delete file option in unison sync tool?

i want to disable delete option of unison in other word i want unison tool always copy file [don't delete anything]. I read manual but i can not find what i need . for example we have two folder ...
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How do I sync configuration between my ubuntu servers? And how do I automatically restart services when their configuration changes?

First of, I'm fairly new to this whole linux thing... So be gentle. The setup: I have a couple of Ubuntu servers... A pair of DNS servers running Bind, and a pair of servers running Nginx and HAProxy ...
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I want to run a Dropbox-like service on my server. What's the best Free solution available? [closed]

It's for a relatively small group of people (unlikely to exceed 30). I'd like it to work as much as Dropbox as possible, i.e., user runs a program in the background, and it syncs a local folder's ...
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Syncronizing mySQL database using myPHPAdmin

I'm trying to synchronize two mySQL databases - more specifically, copy the contents of one to another. I have been using the myPHPAdmin Synchronize function but the target database does seems to ...
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File synchronization over servers (debian) by uploading a file with PHP

I have 3 web servers for my PHP application. In front of web servers, there are load balancers. My application has a upload image form. I need to have any uploaded image via my form, simultaneously be ...
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How to access shared hosting database with Java desktop application

I am new to this forum and I was looking for a solution for one of my questions. I have developed a Java desktop application. I have a database in a shared php hosting server. Is there any possible ...
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File synchronization utility

I'm looking for a file synchronization utility. Currently I'm using SyncToy, which works well most of the time. But on large large folders it get awkwardly slow. There should be a file share (NAS) ...
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Uploading to multiple FTP sites at once

Im currently building a small CDN topology system, and im looking for the best way to sync the files within certain folder in all the servers. I need to be able to upload a file to a certain SINGLE ...
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sync a file over 2 servers and switch between what server is being connected to

I do not know for sure if this is the correct location to post this, but I am looking for software or a script to be able to do what I am wanting... or if anyone has anything better. In short, there ...
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how to setup a service that will forward pop3 emails to another pop3 server

I have a pop3 account only accessible from the localhost ip (its a gatewate service running locally and cannot be exposed outside of the machine) I would like to setup a service (its a windows 7 ...
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sync a directory between OSX and Ubuntu

I need a good way to sync a directory between my OSX 10.6 laptop and my Ubuntu Desktop. Dropbox would obviously be a great choice, however the directory I need to sync is owned by root on both ...
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Date / time out of sync by days

I have several 2003 servers in my domain that randomly change their date/time by several days, sometimes. They are all getting their time from an AD server acting as the primary DC. I have looked in ...
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Easy way to wait for reboot of a host from a script?

I have a script running on machine A that needs to trigger the reboot of machine B and then wait until machine B is fully back up. This actually needs to happen multiple times in succession, so ...
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How to sync a folder on a remote computer to a server on a domain

We have a small remote office that often share data with us. I learned that the data is shared as a email attachment, but that obviously leads to versioning hell and overriding. I am looking for a ...
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How can I test apt-get updates on a test box before deploying to production?

I would like to schedule updates on my ubuntu servers, but would like to test the updates first on a test server. I'd like to run all updates on the test box at the beginning of a development cycle, ...
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Unable to sunchronize local and remote directories (“set times: Operation not permitted”)

I'm running into FTP errors using software like NetBeans or WinSCP: whenever I attempt to perform a synchronization or update of files from local --> server I get errors on the client saying "set ...
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TracError: Repository not found

I'm getting that error when trying to execute trac-admin /path/to/trac repository resync /path/to/svnroot/repo1 Both paths exist. I'm trying to use Trac 0.12 with several svn repositories. I could ...
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File replication in a workgroup environment

I have two web servers where I need to sync some folders. I'd like to use Windows Distributed File System Replication (DFSR), but the servers are in a workgroup environment, which is not supported by ...
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How to delete files older than 30 days with robocopy?

I have two folders synchronised with robocopy (src and mirror) and I try to not removing files in the mirror before 30 days. I tried with /MINAGE option to say "consider every files older than 30 ...
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How to synchronize adds and modifications with another a local folder on Windows Server 2008?

I am looking for a solution to mirror a folder at every change by synchronizing it with another local folder (let's say C:\Data and C:\Mirror) : synchronize new files and modifications but do not ...
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Is it safe to alter the underlying encrypted files for a live mounted ecryptfs volume?

I want to do live synchronization of an encrypted directory with a server, such that the server only sees encrypted data. Suppose I put the underlying ecryptfs data in: /home/user/.Private And I ...
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syncronise two local SVN checkouts

Quick overview of the problem. I have a website that is in SVN and checked out on 2 different servers for load balancing. It's a drupal site and everything besides the assets and files directory is ...
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Sync OUs within Active Directory

I'm setting up two OUs in Active Directory to support a software package we're getting ready to roll out. One OU is for production, the other for training/sandbox. It is required that these be ...
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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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where are domain offline files settings configured in win 2k3?

We recently lost our domains win2k3 enterprise server where users offline files were stored. Every user's My Documents folder was redirected to this server and the user's files were synchronized to ...
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How to synchronize Windows 2003 updates from Production > Test server?

We are using a Virtual Private Server to host our production Windows Server 2003 R2 web server. The hosting provider automatically installs the Windows patches (updates) on their own schedule. We ...
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How can I set up a mirror site of PHP & MYSQL between two distant sites?

I have a site which is located in US and I want to set up a mirror site in China, the site is using PHP + MYSQL and the network quality between two servers is terrible. I tried set up a database-sync ...
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WP7 stopped sync' with Exchange 2003 due to date error

I have a WP7 device and since I first had it, I have instantly been able to sync with 2x different Exchange servers, each running from a completely seperate domain (i.e. different businesses ...
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Web Server Synchronization

I'm having 2 identical webservers(running IIS) which i intend to load balance with Hardware Based Application Load Balancer. I need a Synchronization software to do real-time sync of the data between ...
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How do I backup files stored in Rackspace Cloud Files container to an Amazon s3 bucket

I'm currently storing PDF reports in a Rackspace cloud files container. These files are generated from a web application. I'm keen to find a way to sync these files to an Amazon s3 container as a form ...
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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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S3 upload delayed

I have 2 servers using the same data located in AWS S3 storage. One is processing HTTP traffic, the other does longer lived jobs. How it works is that HTTP one saves data to S3, dispatches event to ...
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How to transfer differences between local and remote directory using a disk

I have several large directories containing hundreds of GB of files that I'd like to keep synchronized between home at work. Rsync is the obvious choice for transferring new files (both machines are ...