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Remote SSH connection from one server to another HANGS, no fail, no error

Trying to copy files from one server to another because the amount of files is not feasible to do by copying to my home pc and then out to second server. SSH, rync, and scp all hang from either server,...
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login to remote Win10 and retrieve file

Currently doing a manual daily backup of certain files, tars and zips, from a number of Win10 boxes to a master Win10 box. Backups are done by RDP - copy - paste. There has to be a way to script ...
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With the tools available by default in a Windows environment (or sysinternals) how can I make a copy of (only) C:\WINDOWS\system32\config\?

When I say available by default, I mean to include sysinterals, which is somewhat universally approved by system admins and doesn't serve as a barrier for my use-case. I'm now aware of: disk2vhd (...
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Mobaxterm vs vim text copy

Can I somehow copy text between two vim sessions in 2 different terminals? I use mobaxterm and can not scroll while marking text that I want to copy. How can I do it? Edit 2 files on 2 different ...
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How to trigger an event after saving a chosen csv file in Google Cloud Storage bucket

Trying to make a synchronous pipeline, I need to copy a csv file from Google Cloud Storage after it has been saved in Google Cloud Storage. The copy job does not have to be triggered right after the ...
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Windows CLI way to copy to the same directory and only change the case of the filename?

I have Windows 10 pro, with NTFS. I think the filesystem is fully case-sensitive. I can have the file Bill_and_Ted.txt in a directory, and write scripts that won't mistake it for bill_and_ted.txt. ...
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Linux cp specific files from a text list of files to subdirectories from a text list too?

I ask for your help to solve my problem because I am stuck. I explain the situation to you: I want to copy files whose path I have on a txt file in specific subdirectories specified in a second file (...
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unable to copy folders with same permission

I want to copy /var/lib with same permissions of all files and folders. some articles says cp -rp /var/lib/ /var/libnew/ and some says use rsync -aX /var/lib /var/libnew/ explain please which ...
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How to copy with robocopy the time attributes without re-copying the files

I transferred the files to a new disk but found that files with the wrong year (1980) and these files I can't open with Photoshop. I would like to copy the time attributes from the first drive to the ...
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How to send copy message taking into account sender mail ( Postfix )

Is it possible to send copy of message taking into account sender address ? Example: if sender will send mail to my server using test.com domain then my server will forward email to original recipient ...
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Copy range of files on Linux/Unix

Background I have already thoroughly read through this question: Copy a range of fiels and tried most of the answers. I exported data into a single .json then split the .json file into smaller ...
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How to manage a modified copy of a file?

Following this answer, I want to make a copy of OpenSSL's configuration, with a specific set of changes. The original file is out of my control, so I can't make it a template. At the moment I have: -...
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Safe to delete managed incremental snapshots on Azure?

Incremental snapshots of managed disks on Azure is a relatively new thing, and is not completely documented, so I have a crucial question: If I have incremental snapshots A, B, C and D of a disk (the ...
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PowerShell Copy-Item whilst excluding files and folders from an array list

I'm trying to create a simple PowerShell script that copies the contents of a Windows user profile to a new location but excluding specific files and folders such as AppData and the NTUSER files. ...
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How to transfer membership properties from one mailman list to another?

Mailman lacks support for renaming a list. I need a workaround (lists do need to be renamed). We can create a new list, copy its config, and subscribe all members of the old list to the new one (using ...
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How do I copy/paste to a VM console window in the VMware ESXi HTML interface?

I have an Ubuntu VM in an instance of VMware ESXi 6.7.0. I am using Chrome to access the VM console in the HTML interface of VMware ESXi. (I do not have SSH access to the VM.) I would like to copy/...
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How to merge two files into single file using ansible in remote server

I need to merge two files without duplicate entries in it. is there any way i can achieve it through ansible modules. Ex i have two files /etc/hosts1 and /etc/hosts2. I need to have one /etc/hosts ...
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How to name a folder with today's date and time?

So i have this lil .bat setup @ECHO OFF echo %date% Copy D:\000Back\list.txt D:\111Back\ CD D:\111Back\ copy list.txt %date%_%time%.txt ECHO done PAUSE The second copy command never goes through, ...
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Low performance on file copy operations due large idle times (rsync, cp, ..)

I'm currently copying large directory tree from an external HDD to to internal storage of my server. The performance of the copy operation is basically quite good, i.e. 35MB/s with the external HDD ...
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Make bootable Linux copy

I have specific Linux installed on SSD drive. What I want to do is to copy all ext4 partition files to other drive (also ext4) and make it bootable. Copy should be as similar as possible ...
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Trying to speed up copying some Sql data files between two VM Data Disks

I need to move my Sql Server data from the existing Azure data disk to a new one. When I try and copy the existing files from the 'old' Disk over to the 'new' Disk it says it will take about 10 1/2 ...
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What's the name of this windows feature?

I'm trying to find the name and documentation of an old windows feature I believe it was present in Windows Vista. All I can remember is this. When you or an application tries to write to a file that ...
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Sending files from a TS server to a client workstation

Due to concerns with viruses, my boss wants to turn off the clipboard redirection on our TS/RDP servers - so that there is no possibility of copying files to the server. He does however, want to ...
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How can I get docker build to overwrite a file?

It seems that docker build won't overwrite a file it has previously copied. I have a dockerfile with several copy instructions, and files touched in earlier COPY directives don't get overwritten by ...
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Copying a file from windows 10 desktop to Azure VM

I need to copy a relatively large file (3GB) onto an Azure VM from my local Windows 10 desktop. I believe people using Linux can use rsync, but how can I do this from Windows 10?
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Copy (sync) timestamps only of already copied files and folders in Windows

I have problem with lost timestamps ( creation date ) on files copied using Total Commander - only modification date remained. It's hundreds thousands of files and few TB of data, so I prefer not to ...
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How to check: variable of function is it path to a folder or file on a remote server?

I need to use rsync or scp for copy file or file folder from remote server to computer. To copy (synchronize) a file folder I use the following function: foldertocomp() { rsync -avz pi@192.168.1....
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How to copy a file in PowerShell while it is in use?

I need to copy a log file from a remote windows 2012 server. The log file will be written to constantly by our application. I know how to copy a remote file using Copy-Item Cmdlet. But I get error ...
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Windows file copy - intermediary

I can't seem to find an answer to this anywhere. If I want to copy a file from \\server1\ to \\server2\, is it faster to RDP to that machine and do the copy there? If I initiate the copy from my ...
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How to full copy the C:\Windows folder?

I have a question about cmd - robocopy, on my server. Is it possible to use that command as a way to emergency backup all files from C:\Windows? I am going to do some Windows Server Updates, and I ...
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Copy large amount of file - better to "pull" or to "push"?

I need to copy a large amount from "old" server to "new" server. Both servers are Windows Servers Is there a difference if I go onto old server, access new server by unc path and "push" files onto ...
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ROBOCOPY: Copy all subfolders+content without the content of the root directory

I'm trying to copy all subfolders with their content of a specific folder but I don't want to copy the files in the root folder. For example, if my folder look like: - root - file.txt - sub1 -...
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any issues with file-copy Git Repo to another machine (and keep working from both)?

I want to copy all my git repos from my old machine to my new machine (both Ubuntu). I will keep using both machines... I am doing this primarily out of laziness (well: there are for some local ...
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Duplicate user with all applications and settings - Windows Server 2012 R2

We are logging in to our Server with Remote Desktop (don't ask me why...we have our reasons...;-). Each time a new employee starts I have been re-installing applications and setting etc for them on ...
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Migrate over 1 million file with ~150 GB from 1 server to another

Tell me Guys, how would you transfer more than one million files, witch have a summarized size of about 150 GB from A servers (KVM) VM to another (let's call it B, XenCenter) servers other VM in ...
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Rsync huge dataset of small files 5TB, +M small files

I encountered a situation where an app server misconfig led to creation of around 5TB datasets where each dir contains huge number of small files. We are in the process of transferring the files and ...
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What is fastest way to regularly back up large data-files on a weekly basis

We have automated script to back up 200 GB of data files to a local disk. the script shuts down the database , tars and compresses the entire directory locally on the disk, and then starts the ...
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Copy nginx cache between two servers

I have a nginx caching server with at least 2tb of cache files at any moment, i need to migrate this server to another hosting provider but none of my clients can handle that traffic without cache. ...
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powershell copy-item public desktop access denied

Below is the powershell script I am running, I am a local administrator on the workstations in the PClist.txt and I have the modify right on the share location. When I run it I get the following error:...
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Copy-paste heredocument into Bash converts tabs into dots

I use Windows 10 home (build 16299.248) and I'm SSHing into a remote Ubuntu 16.04 machine with various SSH clients (like Putty/MobaXterm). I copy-paste the following code from my personal GitHub ...
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Copy/paste disabled after running remote desktop in windows7 [closed]

I have 64bit windows 7. When I run remote desktop to another server or computer, copy/paste disabled on whole of my PC! I enabled copy/paste option on remote desktop, but it is not working. I can not ...
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Cannot cancel copy task in ESXi Web interface

I started copying a file from one datastore to another using the ESXi Web interface (version 6.5.0 Update 1 (Build 6765664)) and has been going on for half a day. I want to gracefully stop the copying ...
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Data Transfer Pauses on LSI 9271 RAID Controller

I have a server equipped with a LSI 9271-8i RAID controller, with 4 x 4TB organized as RAID-5 and 1 x 8TB as JBOD (which is called RAID-0 in the controller). When I copy bigger amounts of data (~1 TB)...
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what is the best approach to copy /var content

we have linux redhar 7 we want to keep the /var on other volume so the plan is to: mkdir /var_copy cp -rp /var/* /var_copy umount /dev/mapper/vg-a-var /var rm -rf /var mkdir /var mount /dev/mapper/...
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copy large number of files over ssh

I mount a remote server over ssh (using sshfs). I want to copy a large number of files from the remote server to local: cp -rnv /mounted_path/source/* /local_path/destination The command runs ...
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Prevent users copy files to C drive

I'm working on a VM-based desktop solution, and one of the requirements is to restrict normal users from running specific programmes, such as putty. I've explored the GPO methods -- "blacklist" mode ...
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GPO copy file task does not work into roaming folder

We created a GPO task to copy a file from our share(\\SRV01\Datastore\Team\Shared\TEST_Addin.xlam) to the user's roaming folder (%AppData%\Microsoft\AddIns\TEST_Addin.xlam). On this shared location ...
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Copy files from /var/www/html while they are used by nginx

I have a lot of data in /var/www/html. It's more than 2GB. Now I have the possibility to host the website on the host (nginx is using /var/www/html) or I can use docker. For the user of docker I am ...
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Migrate dedicated Windows server byte to byte

I have remote dedicated Windows Server hosted on Hetzner Online. I need to migrate the box as-is to the new dedicated server, while I will have access to both. I do not have BIOS access, but I can ...
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Need to copy files where source files are in directories but want target files to land in single directory

I have been asked to see if I can copy many files from a source that has directories and sub directories and for the taget to be a single directory. All files to one directory. If there happens to be ...
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