Upload means sending of data from a local system to a remote system such as a server or another client with the intent that the remote system should store a copy of the data being transferred.

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How can I create a user only for sftp?

I have added a user to the system via the adduser tool. Then, in /etc/passwd, I tried changing the /bin/bash to /sbin/nologin or to /dev/null, but neither of these worked. I would like the user not ...
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iproute multiple ADSL load balancer through VM

For a long time (2 years?) I have been running a virtual machine (Ubuntu 12.04 server) with a very basic outbound load balancing capability, sending different outbound connections out different ADSL ...
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Limit upload file size and redirect user to error page if limit exceeds

Is it possible to redirect user to file file too big page when POST request size exceeds specified limit? I am aware about max-request-size option, but it gives just static page that cannot be ...
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PSCP: Upload an entire folder, Windows to Linux

I am using PSCP to upload some files from windows to linux. I can do it fine just uploading one file at a time. But I have some very large directories and I want to upload an entire dir at once. I ...
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How to detect or log interrupted uploads with OpenSSH SFTP server?

I have this problem where a customer of ours has been SFTP-ing truncated data. I'm not sure if the problem is on our end or his. I've enabled SFTP logging but it does not allow me to detect if an ...
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How to upload a directory recursively to an FTP server by just using ftp or lftp?

I am writing a Linux shell script to copy a local directory to a remote server (removing any existing files). Local server: ftp and lftp commands are available, no ncftp or any graphical tools. ...
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Reliable file transfer over slow or flaky network link

I need to transfer a number of files files over a low-quality broadband link to a server. The files are large, and take approximately 30 minutes to transfer per file. I use scp, but it sometimes ...
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Is there any good reason not to increase upload_max_filesize and post_max_size?

As the sysadmin of a LAMP box I am being asked to raise the upload capacity of php/html forms to something around 70 MB. I believe the server can handle it since it has two quad cores and 4 Gig RAM. I ...
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ColdFusion settings for large file uploads

I'm trying to set up a coldfusion server to accept uploads of large files, and I'm bumping into some limits. Here's what I've observed so far: There are two settings in ColdFusion Administrator that ...
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How to set default umask for Tomcat webdav servlet?

The title says it all. I need Tomcat's webdav servlet to create files with rw-rw-r-- rights, but it keeps creating it as rw-r--r--. I tried to set up umask in /etc/profile, but it didn't help (...
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Best Practice: Apache File Upload

I am looking for a soultion for trusted users to upload pdf files via html forms (with maybe php involved). This is quite a standard ubuntu linux server with apache 2.x and php 5. I am wonderiung ...
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Nginx client_max_body_size per location block (with php frontcontroller pattern)

I am looking for a solution for this problem. I understand the reasoning why the setup in that question does not work, but I try to get to a solution where I can get it working. The idea is to allow ...
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FTP uploading in BASH script

I need to upload the entire content of a directory /home/test to my ftp server, in a specific folder. I will then schedule the script hourly via cron. Any examples? NB. consider that I'm on a Netgear ...
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Convince System Administrator that File Uploads can be Okay?

To keep this as short as possible: It was recently brought to the attention of our system administrator (as this type of thing should be) that one of the requirements for our latest web-based project ...
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How do I install automake and autoconf on RedHat Enterprise 5?

I am attempting to install "uploadprogress" for a PHP application, and have failed on dependencies. Firstly, on phpize, then php-devel, then on autoconf and automake. I have tried yum, and various ...
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Our web-developers have a project that requires accepting file-uploads. What should I ensure is covered?

A recent project requires one of our websites to accept file uploads from (logged in) users (primarily images and possibly some video). What are some (generic) things we need to take into account, ...
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Nginx returning 408 error with XHR2 file uploads during mid-upload

A customer of mine is trying to upload a file to our remote nginx webserver via a form POST using XHR2 form data (and a cross-domain request with CORS). During mid-upload, the webserver returns a 408 ...
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How to upload configuration files using the shell provider?

Apart from installing applications like emacs on my guest machine, I would also like to upload some configuration files (e.g. to configure emacs for Clojure development). Sadly, Vagrant's ...
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Pushing updates to live server… FTP isn't cutting it… a better method?

I'm the lead developer in a team of 2. My partner has only just joined the project and despite using GIT for version control etc, we are still stuck in the dark ages when it comes to code deployment. ...
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Network throttling for large file upload process

My application need to have a file upload component which will be uploading very large(>1gb) files. I'm yet to decide on the protocol (HTTP or FTP) to go for (Any help in this regard will be highly ...
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Best practice to link with WebDAV, as FollowSymLinks doesn’t allow to show symlinks

Symbolic links are a widespread practice on linux to make a ressource (e.g. directory) available in another location without having to maintain several copies of it. This is implemented in many ...
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Uploading video files to IIS 7 through php fails

I'm trying to get my website to upload video's and pictures. As I have made more websites that upload pictures there is no problem on that front, but when i try to upload a video for some reason it ...
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Allow anonymous upload for Vsftpd?

I need a basic FTP server on Linux (CentOS 5.5) without any security measure, since the server and the clients are located on a test LAN, not connected to the rest of the network, which itself uses ...
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How do I upload large (30MB) files via a web interface?

Because I'm stumped... The client needs to be able to upload large images to a library but the upload fails after 5-6MB (over my poor connection). It seems to be timing out as the filesize at fail ...
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Windows 7 - Network File Copy Intermittently Fails During Upload to NAS

The client machine is running 64 bit Windows 7 and attempting to copy a relatively small file to our NAS device. The NAS device is a Lacie model running (I believe) some variant of Windows XP and has ...
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AWS Elastic Beanstalk File Upload Limit Issue

I'm having an issue on an AWS Elastic Beanstalk instance, whereby I can't seem to upload a PDF file that is 6MB in size. First, let me provide a bit more background: The application running is an ...
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s3put fails with “Connection reset by peer” for large files

I can upload small files quite fine using the same commands, however whenever I try to upload a 5 GB file to S3 then the s3 script fails: [backup]$ s3put --bucket john-murdoch-bucket --reduced --...
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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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Why does Apache/PHP not apply default ACL to file uploads?

We have Posix ACLs set up on our webserver and everything works fine EXCEPT for file uploads from a web browser in which case the default ACL is not applied. Any reasons why this might be happening or ...
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how i can write test virus?

i have a website and in website some people can upload files .... and when user upload file it must scan from virus by antivirus ... so i need test virus have the following extention (.doc ,jpg, png, ...
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File Transfer Alternatives

Right now we're using the enterprise product from Aspera. We've got a license that covers only 10megabits of throughput per connection. We're looking at migrating away from Aspera as their licensing ...
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Automatically run a script on an uploaded FTP file

Is there a way to run a script over a file that has been uploaded on an FTP server. I am running ProFTP on the server and would like to process the uploaded files immediately after they are uploaded....
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Do large HTTP uploads still get an IIS log entry if aborted?

Do (large) HTTP POSTs still get an IIS log entry if aborted, disrupted, or timed out before completing the upload (body of the HTTP request)? I'm trying to debug complaints of intermittent uploads ...
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How to upload to WebDAV using a web browser?

I've setup and configured webdav on debian using the following tutorial: http://www.unix-tutorials.com/go.php?id=3711 I want to be able to download and upload files to the webdav share using a web ...
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Combine VPN bandwith over two or more WAN connections? Load balancing?

Imagine you only have DSL with 5mbps Down and 2mbps Up. Is it possible to have 10 of these for example and combine them in a way that would increase the upstrean bandwidth to one server? In my ...
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Upload over HTTPS is reliable?

Sometimes we are facing a problem with corrupted files after upload through HTTP protocol. Today I’ve read an article that says that TCP protocol is not 100% reliable due to weak CRC algorithm and ...
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Secure Windows to Linux file upload

I am looking for a way to do a bulk upload of a list of media files from a remote windows machine to a Linux server. The files should be encrypted before sending so I am looking at either SCP or SFTP....
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Setting the default permissions for files uploaded via FTP to a directory

Disclaimer: I'm just a web designer/coder, and server admin stuff is my weakest point of them all. So be easy on me (and very specific). I'm using a simple CMS (Unify) on a site, where part of the ...
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Nginx client_body_in_file_only for file upload performance

In my app, I have nginx proxy to my app server (unicorn). I'm trying to improve my file upload performance. I've read that through various techniques you can prevent your app processes from being ...
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Prevent large file upload with nginx

I'm serving my website using Nginx as web server. I offer upload functionality to my users (they are allowed to submit pictures up to 5Mb) so I have the directive: client_max_body_size 5M; in my ...
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Cannot upload files bigger than 8GB to Amazon S3 by multi-part upload due to broken pipe

I implemented S3 multi-part upload, both high level and low level version, based on the sample code from http://docs.amazonwebservices.com/AmazonS3/latest/dev/index.html?HLuploadFileJava.html and http:...
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WebDisk vs FTP - Whats better?

Whats faster, WebDisk of FTP? Can you modify perms via webdisk? Pros? Cons?
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IIS 8.5 file upload causing ‘NetworkError: 500 Internal Server Error

I am having a terrible time trying to find the cause of the error when uploading a file (the size of the file does not matter) via HTTP to a Windows 2012 R2 Essentials (IIS 8.5) webserver. The ...
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nginx upload progress return me always same size and recived

I set my nginx static content domain like this: # static0.mywebsite.com static1.mywebsite.com static2.mywebsite.com static3.mywebsite.com server { # upload limit # upload_limit_rate ...
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Secure upload of big files to Ubuntu server

I need to allow my users an easy way to create a directory and upload a few files to this directory on my Ubuntu server. I also need this to comply with the following requirements: Must use the ...
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PHP mkdir() and move_uploaded_file() Permission Denied with 777

I am writing a PHP script for a client which will be installed on a server which I do not have back-end access to. I only have access to a particular folder and database. My script will upload files ...
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Prevent PHP from allowing php script uploads

Running Solaris/Apache/PHP. Our user base needs to be able to upload files to the web servers, so we have to have php uploads enabled. Problem comes when users provide upload scripts that aren't ...
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apache - Can't upload >2GB file

Uploading files in our app works fine until we hit one that's > 2GB. error_log shows: Invalid Content-Length (-3)Unknown error: Error reading request entity data I've rebuilt the latest apache ...
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Uploading files larger than ~4MB results in “The connection was reset” error

On two of our servers we have an Ubuntu LAMP setup with PHP code designed to allow large image and audio uploads. One of our clients is having an issue where they are unable to upload any files ...
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Anyone know a good web-based file upload package? [closed]

Basically, what I'm looking for is a place for either one of our end users to be able to upload a file to this package, after either receiving a code from one of our support engineers or vice-versa(...