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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 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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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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Rsync: dealing with absolute symlinks

Having read through the rsync manpage, I can't see any way for rsync to automagically transform absolute symlinks between machines, i.e Server A file -> /home/username/path/file Server B file ...
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Improve RSYNC scan speed / Alternate approach?

I'm using rsync to transfer application log files from one server to another. It works fine with the exception that scanning the directories takes forever. I have around 160,000 log files and a few ...
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How to interrupt software raid resync?

I want to interrupt a running resync operation on a debian squeeze software raid. (This is the regular scheduled compare resync. The raid array is still clean in such a case. Do not confuse this with ...
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Rsync : copying over timestamps only

Currently I have two directories A/ and B/ which are identical in every respect, with the exception of the timestamps. Therefore if I run the command : rsync --dry-run -crvv A/ B/ then all files ...
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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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Is execution of sync(8) still required before shutting down linux?

I still see people recommend use of sync; sync; sync; sleep 30; halt incantations when talking about shutting down or rebooting Linux. I've been running Linux since its inception and although this ...
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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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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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MS Outlook 2013 Sync Issue

I am seeing this log in the Sync Issues folder of Microsoft Outlook: 14:10:57 Synchronizer Version 15.0.4420 14:10:57 Synchronizing Mailbox 'SomeName' 14:10:57 Synchronizing Hierarchy ...
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Please help to find a solution for two way, real-time synchronization on Centos 5.5 64Bit

I am in need of a real time, two way synchronization software for Centos 5.5 / 64Bit. Here's little explanation: It needs to be able to perform: Two way synchronization. It must be realtime. By ...
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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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Need a File Sharing and Syncing Solution

Issue: The designers at our company need a solution to share and sync a folder containing images and other binary files e.g. photoshop, illustrator, flash files etc.. These files may or may not be ...
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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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Faster rsync of huge directory which was not changed

We use rsync to backup servers. Unfortunately the network to some servers is slow. It takes up to five minutes for rsync to detect, that nothing has changed in huge directories. These huge ...
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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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Best way to keep servers in sync without any broken/missing files between syncs

I'm assuming this is the right place to ask this sort of question, but please don't shoot me if I should have gone to a different Stack Exchange. Anyhoo, what would you say the best way to keep ...
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Out-of-date IMAP back-up - restore emails from Client?

The IMAP server just died (Dovecot with Maildirs). The back-up is 1 day old. The missing day of emails is available on the Thunderbird local client. If the IMAP server is restored from backup, on ...
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realtime sync files between ec2 instances [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: M-M or M-S replication of EBS volume across multiple EC2 instances realtime sync of files between instances In my implementation, I have a java app that reads/writes ...
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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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How can I synchronous two databases

I have two databases. First one is local and the other is at Internet, in my domain. I want to synchronous two databases. Is it possible to do so ? How can I synchronous two databases ? Some detailed ...