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A file system (or filesystem) is a means to organize data expected to be retained after a program terminates by providing procedures to store, retrieve and update data, as well as manage the available space on the device(s) which contain it.

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I have a GPO to limit permissions on on C:\ root. How can I grant modify permission on one folder in C:\? [closed]

I have a GPO to limit permissions on C:\ root. I need to grant permission on one of the folders in C:\. I have tried everything but nothing is working. please help
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Report quota of a XFS filesystem mounted with NFS

I have setup quota on an XFS filesystem and users can run this on that server to get their quota report: xfs_quota -c 'quota -hu user' /xfs_partition However I would like users to be able to retrieve ...
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cat/sort/uniq temporary storage?

I'm wondering where this data is being stored. I am running these commands from a different file system, but / seems to increase and I'm not sure where the data is. cd /different_fs cat a b c | sort | ...
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Mysql filling up disk space, but storage not even on this disk

Have Mysql running on a server, with data, backups and logs each on their own disk. For 2nd time recently the root disk has filled up to 100% which gets cleared the moment that MySQL restarts. This ...
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How to extend / partition by reducing /home partition in a live linux server?

We are running a CentOS Linux server to host websites. The website data are stored in /home partition and it is mounted separately. Here's it: [root@myserver ~]# df -h Filesystem Size ...
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Why does lsattr show different attributes for the same file?

Files in a (Ubuntu 22.04.4) Samba share mounted with cifs from /etc/fstab are returning apparently random attributes each time I run lsattr - is that normal? /etc/fstab: //192.168.0.7/files /mnt/nas/...
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Unable to query or rm file from an smb mount, but it appears using ls

Problem I have a file that cannot be removed or queried in, but it does appear using ls and does not allow overwriting it. # ls -l -rwxr-xr-x 1 root root 151040 Mar 22 21:55 export.mb -rwxr-xr-x 1 ...
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dmesg + many messages as error count since last fsck

we have kafka cluster with 3 VM machines. , when each kafka machines use the sdb disk ( VMDK disk ) in order to store the data on all machines we seen the following kernel messages [1123783.849575] ...
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Linux-Filesystem without birth-timestamp

More and more linux-filesystems not only support known access and modify-timestamps, but also birth-timestamps. Examples are ext4 and newer xfs-versions. These birth-timestamps describe when a file ...
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bcachefs - how to setup a ssd only volume

I stumbled across bcachefs a few days ago. After some research, I still have a few questions. As I understand it, only the foreground_target must be defined. Does it make sense to set up a ...
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Where to store ansible repo used/updateable by some users, readable by others

We have an ubuntu 22 ansible server. On this server we want to run ansible playbooks, multiple users will run the ansible playbooks, but we want to have them run it under their own name, so without a ...
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Can't fix error: "The file name(s) would be too long for the destination folder"

I'm trying to enable long paths on Windows Server 2019, but can't make it work. I've tried both the usual solutions: Using GPEDIT and enabling long paths at Local Computer Policy > Computer ...
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Deleting file in ceph does not free up disk space

Ceph version: 16.2.13 (pacific) (I know that pacific is deprecated but the whole environment is legacy (like centos 7.3). I am not authorized to upgrade as well.) The cluster has 6 servers (22 osds, ...
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Write out stale data from ext4 fs, once a disk has become available again

This is about an ext4 filesystem on a logical volume managed with LVM on a LUKS encryption on a hardware RAID. The operating system is a generic Ubuntu 22.04 LTS. The RAID unfortunately failed ...
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What issues with LongPathsEnabled have you seen?

We have a number of reporting websites that our agency publishes both internally to our organization as well as to the public facing web. Most of the time, we neither control the names nor the folder ...
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Windows filesystem access permissions: how to grant permission to AD users in local Windows groups

Need help granting permissions to a local Windows group for a folder on an NTFS drive on a Windows Server 2019 server joined to an AD domain. I have successfully configured that for a domain group, ...
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How to remove a file with weird characters in the name if find doesn't work?

I have a file which has some Unicode characters in its name that are not even shown properly in the console and are not properly processed by the find utility. I need to ideally rename, but if that's ...
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ZFS still writes to HDDs vdev while dataset is configure to store special for Docker

I'm facing a strange behaviour when using Docker together with ZFS. I have one pool with 2x10TB HDDs as mirror vdev and 2x250GB NVMEs as mirror for special vdev (to store metadata and datasets with ...
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how to get the used space (size in bytes) of a directory in a ceph file system

I have a ceph cluster quincy 17.2.7 I wonder if ceph has some tools to quickly get the the used space (size in bytes) of a directory in a ceph file system. I know one can get that using du -hs /fs/dir-...
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Data Replication Approaches for Hot Standby Architecture

I'm relatively new to the world of storage & filesystems (please forgive me if I'm not using the correct language), and I'm currently researching ways to achieve a hot standby configuration -- i.e....
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Enable BTRFS in kernel (running Rocky Linux 9.2)

I am trying to read an encrypted filesystem pulled from a Fedora 38 installation on Rocky Linux 9.2. When I plug the SSD in, it shows the following error: I suppose that this means (1) the default ...
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Monitor web server directories for changed / new files

TL;DR: Is there an easy why to monitor directories for new/changed/deleted files? Details: A simple WordPress website on a virtual server got hacked. Nothing too serious. No important project / data ...
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Domain-joined clients local Administrators group lost Domain Admins member: recovery possible?

On a number of Windows 10 clients joined to a Windows Server 2022 domain and after some serious GPO-related mishandling, the local administrators group contains only the (inactive) administrator. Is ...
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Azure NFS migration from on prem NFS

Context: We are working on a data migration project involving the synchronization of data between an on-premises NFS filesystem and an Azure NFS-based file share. The goal is to ensure a seamless ...
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High latency when using FUSE to pass through to tmpfs + swap

I'm creating a shim layer over an in-memory file system (tmpfs) so that I can intercept the file system commands and do extra processing (the end goal is to replicate the writes over the network for ...
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On linux filesystem becoming RO, how to reliably reboot?

When the main Linux partition becomes ro for some reason (errors), I am trying to use cron job to check and reboot (so that fsck can run and attempt a fix), but I see that even the cron may not run! ...
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LVM: Creation difference between CentOS 7 and CentOS 6

I have CentOS 6 & 7 server and am creating 512 MB logical volumes: CentOS 7: sudo lvcreate -v -n lvname -L 512M rootvg && sudo mkfs.xfs -L "lvname" /dev/mapper/rootvg-lvnamee ...
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ocfs2_dlmfs file system not found while running tunefs.ocf2s command

While running the following tunefs command to enable the discontig-bg file system feature: tunefs.ocfs2 --fs-features=discontig-bg /dev/drbd0 I receive the following error: tunefs.ocfs2: ocfs2_dlmfs ...
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Is there any cli to detect directory changes between bash script runs?

For example I have this command generate-and-deploy-new-version ./site-directory and I want to run it only if content of the ./site-directory was changed. if checkchanges "./site-directory" ...
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Mounting local and S3 storage to the same folder location?

Using Oracle Linux 8, I have a /usr/local/caplogs/logs folder which has logs from my services written to it constantly. I have S3 storage, which I have attached to /usr/local/caplogs/logarchive using ...
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EXT4-fs error (device md0) in ext4_free_inode:357: Filesystem failed CRC

After setting up Raid1 Mirror on DNS server, now I am planning to go for a Debian upgrade from 10 to 11. I was able to update the source.list file and perform apt update but when i do apt full-upgrade ...
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arch linux laptop not recognizing partitions or filesystems on internal windows SDA drive

I bought a laptop with windows 11 and installed arch linux on it. The laptop has 3 internal 500GB SSDs. Two of them are in a RAID configuration to make a single 1TB partition which Windows came ...
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How to mount glusterfs based san lun on another server and mount with ext4/xfs filesystem

I have one glusterfs based filesystem san lun with some data assigned to linux server and want to access that data on that server. What are the possible ways to recover that data? Tried to mount it ...
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Storing each file on separate physical drives for a single file volume

I am working with a bunch of really large files (>100 GB). As we often process multiple large files in parallel (e.g. 10-12), we think that it might be advantageous to have each file be stored on ...
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Is /proc/mounts file depracated?

I have been reading at several places that we should no longer refer to /proc/mounts and instead it is better to rely on /proc/self/mountinfo file. For example, see this question: /proc/self/mountinfo ...
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File System Private download method not Writeable -Drupal

Giving File System error that it is not writeable or folder does not exist on Production Env Drupal version - 9.5.9 Server we are using Amazon Linux2 I have added line in setting.php $settings['...
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What is the simplest way to set up shared/clustered read-write filesystem across servers?

What is the simplest way to set up shared/clustered read-write POSIX-compliant filesystem across servers where performance is not a major concern? Suppose I have two Linux servers S1 and S2 and an ...
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How can I restore lost data after executing the xfs_repair command to forcibly clear log files to restore the file system?

I already know how to do xfs meta data backup. To repair the xfs file system, only the xfs_repair -L lv command is available. I will move the abnormal Inodes to the lost+found directory after I want ...
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Ubuntu/Apache: /tmp files unexpectedly removed

I'm losing files in /tmp on current Ubuntu (22.04.2), possibly related to virtualisation. Any insights appreciated. This is not a normal cleanup; the file is lost immediately. I have two systems: a ...
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Kickstart %ksappend Filepath

I'm trying to modularize my kickstart file; in particular, I'd like the %pre section to live in a separate file brought in using the %ksappend statement. However, this consistently fails with the ...
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What's the difference between /dev/dsk and /dev/sda?

I was researching about block devices and character devices. I found an article that mentions how block devices are assigned as /dev/sd[a-z]. But then I read a different article that mentions how ...
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how to delete a xfs file system from logical volume (lvm2), to achieve the goal being this logical volume without any file system?

I have LVM RedHat 8 intall and there's one Volume Group there. Fri May 19 [michal@Ora2 ~]$ sudo vgdisplay --- Volume group --- VG Name ol System ID Format lvm2 ...
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Delete folders asynchronously

I have a large file system in which I have to delete certain directories from time to time. Currently I have a script which amongst other things, deletes a folder and subsequently generates an email ...
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How are files routed through the network when using a copy command with UNC paths as the source and destination?

Given a command like robocopy "\\UNC1" "\\UNC2" /E /MT:128 /R:0 /W:0 executed from a workstation. Do files move like this or more like
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Discrepancy in file usage after rsync

I copied files from an exFAT filesystem to an ext4 filesystem: sudo rsync -avz /media/user/1TB-SD-EX/ -e ssh example.com:/data/pc/sd1tb After successful run I check source and destination size with ...
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Storing 100 million files in the same "directory" under S3-compatible storage?

I have > 100 million image files (book covers) as a flat list of files under a single "directory": /images/000000093e7d1825b346e9fc01387c7e449e1ed7 /images/...
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/dev/md0 - wrong fs type, bad option, bad superblock on /dev/md0, missing codepage or helper program, or other error

I recently had issues with a raid filesystem I created and had some bad luck. I started creating a raid0 one one disk with the intent to expend it afterwards. I had data on two drives and had only one ...
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deleted files doesn't free up space on nfs volume

I would like to hear your suggestion on why space is not released after files deletion. Jira application uses nfs volume as shared jira home. 12 gb indexes snapshot is created per hour (oldest one is ...
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RHEL + what could be the reason that FSTYPE not defined from lablk , in spite filesystem was created on disk in the past

I want to share the following very strange behavior , that for me it's not make sense but its a a fact on our production RHEL 7.2 server disks are VMDK from df -h we can see the following: sdb ...
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Windows Images created with dd cannot be restored

I used a live USB Linux system to create images of Windows Installations (Win 8 and 10) on hard drives like this: dd if=/dev/sdb bs=64k conv=noerror, sync | gzip -c > /dev/sdc1/win.img.gz However,...
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