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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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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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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 ...