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Some proper terminology might help here: Folders (correct term: directories) are used as mountpoints with which filesystems are made accessible to the linux operating system via mounts. Filesystems can be it located on a separate (data) partition, on another device's partition, or confined within a file being located on an already active partition with a ...


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Getting the initial copy is the hard part, perhaps an external drive and sneakernet is best. Then you should consider rsync for keeping it up-to-date. Rsync may even be a good option for the initial sync too.


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Multiple directory servers can communicate together. The most frequent case is when you are using a multi-master replication topology. Changes that go either side are propagated to the other side, commonly with using the ldap protocol. e.g. https://tools.ietf.org/html/draft-ietf-asid-ldap-mult-mast-rep-02 Another case is when you are using a front end (e.g. ...


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Yes you can, an common example is merging of 2 companies, each on having it's own directory -> enable cross-directory authentication, email services etc.. I have the case of a client that use MS Active Directory for Windows servers and openldap for everything else (hundreds of Linux servers, network equipments...). They are linked together to allow single ...


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Essentially yes. Linux follows a flat style directory structure where physical disks/partitions are mounted at locations within that flat directory structure. For example, if you connect a new HDD, you must mount it at a chosen location which can be nearly anywhere. For example, you could mount /dev/sdb1 at /mnt/FOLDERNAME.


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You can divide the space on a hard disk into several partitions. On each partition you can then install a different OS if you want to. You can also use more then one partition for the same OS, e.g. by mounting them at different points in your file system. To fully understand this you could use Virtualbox, create a new virtual machine and then try out the ...


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In IIS Manager select your site and double-click Request Filtering then select the Hidden Segments tab, you should see: Make sure App_Data is there. The same setting exists on the server level. If it is missing add it using the Add Hidden Segment... link in the actions panel on the right.


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AD LDS can provide you with an LDAP solution that can refer to the windows authentication available in your active directory environment, but does not require replication. In other words, there are no schema changes required to install AD LDS for an LDAP enabled application. As such you can install several AD LDS connected applications, which each have their ...



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