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Unable to use Google Drive (File Stream, et. al.) while using Google Private Access

I'm using the instructions listed here: https://cloud.google.com/vpc/docs/configure-private-google-access-hybrid I am able to reach VM's in my google private network from my on-premise network so I ...
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How to mount a folder as a drive and share on network

i want to mount a folder as a drive and share on network, because we use a network based software which wants whole drive (C: or D: or E: etc.) shared over network for a folder inside it, my approach ...
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Btrfs Raid10 Two drives have failed. What are my options?

Here's my story: I noticed read errors on one of my four RAID10 Btrfs drives (/dev/sde). This occurred when I was attempting a backup using btrfs send/receive. I bought a new hard drive of the same ...
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Copy files to network drive with powershell script and task schedule

I have powershell script that is copying files from local drive to network mapped drive. Everything works fine when i run this script via powershell but when i run this script with task scheduler it ...
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HDD unpluged for a long period of time goes bad? [duplicate]

I have two HDD's unplugged for two years. It's from my old pc. I have some important files in there but I'm wondering about this problem. Will the HDD's turn on and I'll be able to access all my ...
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Importing Foreign Drive with Megaraid Webbios

I've recently acquired an old server and decided to set it up as a home server. Having never set up a server before, I accidentally cleared a foreign configuration that kept two of my drives on it. ...
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Why are SAS laptop drives not spinning up on Adaptec controller

Having used the first SCSI drive of 20MB on an Amiga computer, I am now using a Tyan server board with an Adaptec/Microsemi RAID 6805E SAS controller and two Seagate 15K Cheetah 300GB SAS drives. This ...
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Restored a crashed server from a image copy almost 8 months old and [closed]

This was a DC, I also have BDC. Got the Ransomware virus on the server. It was too much work, so I mirrored an 8 month old drive and got the server back up, restored the data from backup, but this ...
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Best practices for backing up company data?

Hopefully asked in the right website, as a company of 25 employees, we are using Google Drive for most of our data with automatic syncing. In case of a malware, these files would be deleted / ...
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using a fast drive as an emulated cache for a slow drive

Hello I have a huge network drive from the cloud (webdav drive mount as a local directory) which is quite slow, I would like to use a fast local drive as a cache for the slow drive and the whole ...
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IPMI : FATAL: Error inserting ipmi_si

i have a problem with ipmi: i've already install ipmitool, ipmi_devintf, ipmi_msghandler, but when i try to install ipmi_si i receive this message: $ modprobe ipmi_si module FATAL: Error inserting ...
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Multiple drives to one logical drive with only a part needing a parity

I've got 4 1TB Hard-Drives. I want to have ONE mounted directory in which there are 2 directories. So the space for both is dynamic. One needs a parity, the other one not. Of course I don't want to ...
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Why do Hard Drives have multiple platters? [closed]

From what I've read, the read/write heads over each platter move in unison, so why are there multiple platters? Is data split over each platter, so that instead of reading, say, 40 bytes from one ...
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Two drive ZFS pool, second drive overwritten with data. How do I restore/copy data back to the second drive?

Data is intact in the first drive, second drive is "UNAVAIL". Reason for overwrite is my lack of concentration while applying dd command ... Command sudo zpool replace -f hgst 4596995095197485503 /...
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Drive Share between 2 Domain(s) Controllers to Client Desktop

Have 2 Servers both running Server essentials 2012R2 and a Client running 10 Pro Let's call it Domain MAIN and Domain AUX the client logs on to Main and has normal access to the MAIN's resources. ...
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drive redirection not working on windows 2008 r2

I'm unable to get my local drives on a RDP session with a Windows 2008 R2 server. Settings on my Laptop>MSTSC>LocalResources>LocalDevicesAndResources>More = my local drive F: Settings on the RDS ...
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Windows SBS11 Drive Map Policy not applied to Windows 10

I have recently upgraded a couple of machines to Windows 10 as a test with company applications etc. The only problem I have run in to is the fact that the drive map policy isn't being applied to ...
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/proc/diskstats: No such file or directory

Trying to get some disk performance metrics (in particular, using munin), found that /proc/diskstats does not exist. Tried yum provides '*/diskstats' but nothing except munin was found. CentOS ...
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Mounting an old LVM hard drive

I am trying to mount an old linux hard drive. It was the old servers hard drive stuck in the new server via a USB port. I am following the instructions on this page: Mounting an old LVM hard drive ...
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Network Drives reappearing over and over

At the beginning we use a Startup-scipt to map 3 Network-Drives: M,Q,S using net use. (Unknown, if /persist has been used) Later, the logon script has been removed, the mapping has been relocated to ...
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Best way to set up a shared drive for a company using Linux (eg. Ubuntu Server)?

I am trying to find out the best way to set up a shared drive for a company which has 50+ users in 3 office locations in different cities. They basically need a drive with a common folder to store ...
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How do I add new users so the drives are mapped upon login?

In an existing Windows Server 2008 domain the users added by professional IT administrators automatically mapped drives when they logged onto any office machine. The new users I've added, however, ...
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AWS Windows Drive Letter Device Mapping and Naming

How to change assigned letter for Ephemeral drives automatically? Answers part of my question. I'm not sure how to, after assigning a drive letter in ec2config, to then rename the drive. Not re-...
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Map PCIe slot number (or BDF) to device number or vice versa

Is there any way to know the drive number from BDF or slot number of a PCIe or vice versa? Suppose I have four PCIe drives attached to my system. And I know their BDF's, I want to know each of the ...
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Mount a directory on Linux Server as a Network Drive on Windows

I am trying to figure out if it is at all possible to mount a specific folder structure from another (Linux) system as a network drive on Windows. In this case I have users on a virtual windows ...
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Azure drive shares

Azure drive shares, I attached storage to my main Azure server for my other servers to access via network locations as a mapped drive, since I have shutdown the servers over the weekend they are no ...
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Large SATA drives in HP ProLiant 585 G5 server?

I have been reading in the manual that the 8, 2.5 hard drive slots use up to 500gb SAS each, for a maximum of 4TB. So my question is, what if I wanted to use one regular 1TB 2.5 sata hard drive in one ...
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Map drive from windows to linux file share [closed]

What I would like to do is to fire up a linux based cloud computer and be able to map a network drive from a local windows computer to this remote linux cloud computer. Is this possible?
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Bitlocker Drive cannot save files on this drive [closed]

I have a freshly installed Windows 2008 R2 Server with a C drive containing the operating system and d drive as a normal data drive. Ive turned on encryption on the d drive using Bitlocker. The ...
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Create VHD file from a folder?

My scenario : I have 100 Gb of data that contain a lot of folders and files , so is there a way to create a VHD file from this folders and files ? Any help is thankful .
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Display HP RAID logical and physical drives sizes in megabytes

It does not seem possible to show more precises logical and physical drives sizes using hpacucli. For example, below I can only see sizes in TB and I cannot figure out how to display them in MB. ...
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Access network share without mapping drive letter (PowerShell)

I want to access a remote SMB network share \\SHARE-HOST\ without mapping a drive letter. I can manually do it in windows by typing \\SHARE-HOST\Share_folder\ in explorer. If I want to do it ...
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Mount linux partition as Windows network share over internet

I have a Linux server running RHEL 6. I have two Windows servers. All servers are connected directly to the web with an external IP, they are not in a local lan. What I would like to achieve is to ...
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windows server C drive and shared folder permission [closed]

i have an app, that needs to run in the folder in root of C drive (C:\AppFolder). And on client, i need map network drive for C:\ because that app searches for \AppFolder... directory. So i have ...
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Server 2012 Shared Drives

I am trying to access a Shared Drive on box that is running 2012 and I'm getting an error: Windows cannot access \\drivexyz\D You do not have permissions to access \\drivexyz\D. Contact your ...
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Solaris10 Hard Disk Information

I am trying to inventory hard disk information remotely (serial number, disk size, manufacturer...) but am having trouble. I know the drive(s) are configured under a raid controller, but can I view ...
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WS2003 network drive gets deactivated after restart

windows server 2003 OS runs sql backups regularly and periodically i have to restart once in a while. when the restart takes place the network drive(H) becomes deactivated which i do not understand ...
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Same hard drive problems in dmesg on several servers

We have a couple of these SuperMicro MicroCloud units. In total we've got 16 servers (2x8) which all randomly spew these messages in dmesg: [4661350.802707] ata2.00: failed command: WRITE FPDMA ...
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How can I find which logon script is being run?

I'm having an issue with network drives. Suddenly some computers and users aren't getting their mapped network drives from the logon script. I am NOT a domain admin, I don't have permission to login ...
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What is the best way to copy 9TB of data to multiple external drives, sequentially?

The data is currently stored in a 9TB RAID array, with many users having many files and directories. We'd like to back it up to five 2TB external hard drives, but since we only have one free USB port, ...
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End and start cylinder the same?

Today we had our DC replace a failing harddrive in our RAID array, this is the first time I have ever had to do this. However I am now trying to resync the array and I am having difficulties ...
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Dell R210 eSata not recognizing Sata Drive

We have a Dell R210 with an external Sata connection. When connecting the Sata drive through the eSata connection, the server does not recognize the additional drive. What we have tried: Verified ...
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How do I expand a VMware Thick Provisioned Eager Zeroed drive?

I have a drive that is VMWare Thick Provisioned with a format of Thick Provisioned Eager Zero. I need to expand this drive by 10Gb, but unlike Thick Provisioned Lazy zero, I can't expand that drive ...
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Resizing LVM and data loss

I currently have a LVM volume that is 128 GB. It has one physical drive associated to it. If I were to add a second drive to expand it, but then later remove it, would I get data loss. I know that ...
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To disable drive access and allow access only from remote system

I have around 5 system in my network. All are windows 7 Professional and are connect through LAN. I can access all drives from one system to another. However, i want that some particular drives of ...
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mounting ntfs usb drive in linux (with permissioning)

I'm trying to mount an external harddrive in linux. I added the following line in /etc/fstab /dev/sdf1 /path/to/my/mount ntfs defaults,umask=022 0 0 and then do sudo ...
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how to decompress a local drive? [closed]

I have local drive in my system. The file system in my drive is NTFS. Some days ago I compressed my drive by disk cleanup for releasing free space. But when I want to attached my sql database with ...
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How can I connect a SAS drive to USB?

I have a Dell T710 with Seagate Cheetah 15k.7 SAS disks. If the T710 motherboard dies, I'll need to resort to one of my nightly off-site backups and salvage the journal/logfile from the SAS disk to ...
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Bind 2 FTP drives into one

Mounting an FTP drive can be easily be done with curlftpfs in Ubuntu 10. Also, there would be no problem to mount two or more drives. e.g. /var/ftpdrive1/ /var/ftpdrive2/ Question: is there a way ...
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Windows Unattended: Running a program from the OS boot drive and not “C:” drive

See http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff715408.aspx for FirstLogonCommand, how do I specify a CommandLine for the OS boot drive and not just use "C:" like the examples do. The OS boot drive ...