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npm install globally a package offline with tarball

According to npm docs, this should work; npm install ./package.tgz So I try this globally for pm2 tarfile I have downloaded from pm2 github repo releases page; npm install -g ./pm2-3.2.2.tar.gz ...
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Offline files fail with “Access Denied” but only by MS Office apps

I have a Win10 computer on a domain. It can access all files/folders on a server share fine when online. I have marked a subfolder for offline use on the laptop, and synced. I can browse the ...
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smb.conf csc policy parameters

I am administering a standalone user-authenticated Samba 4.3.11 server on Ubuntu 16.04, which is accessed by Windows 7 Pro and 10 Pro clients configured to cache offline files. The question is, what ...
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Folder redirection to OneDrive with KFM

I was listening to the Windows Weekly podcast recently and one of the topics that came up was Known Folder Migration. I'm thinking of using it for some of my customers as it would greatly simplify ...
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Need help to choose a desktop or server for the 50 clients in a local network? [duplicate]

We are going to build a application for school labs. Each lab contains maximum 60 students and all the students has to be connected in a local network. Each student will get a Android tablet or a ...
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configure an offline file system on linux [closed]

I would like to reinstall an old laptop to be able to synchronize seamlessly with my NAS. This NAS provides Samba shares. The purpose is to be on the field with my laptop and my data and when I'm ...
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Redirected folders to be allways on offline mode

I have made modifications to GPO users to have redirected folders like Desktop, my documents etc. I have redirected those to be on network share. Everything works fine. I made edit to GPO to force ...
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Prepare docker installation for “offline” environment

We're going to deploy our codebase in an environment with no outbound internet access - using docker. However - we do not seem to be able to pre-build the entire thing so we don't have to pull images ...
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Installing yum packages on airgapped (offline) CentOS 6 system

I have a CentOS 6 system which, for security reasons, is airgapped. It may have never been connected to the internet, and if it has, it hasn't been updated in a long time. I want to put all the .rpm ...
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Make a drive always available offline

I have configured a drive to be available offline. This drive maps to my user's home drive. The only setting that I cannot figure out is how to automatically select the "Always available offline" ...
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New ADDS server prompts users for new passwords, but says it is incorrect, users can only log in with old password

My organization used to have a Windows 2000 Server Ed. Domain Controller with DNS role also installed. It serviced 5 other servers and about 15 workstations. A few months ago, the motherboard went ...
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Offline Files sync not working, desktop items have a gray 'X' over them - Surface Pro 4, Win10 Pro x64

I've rolled out a Folder Redirection/Offline Files GPO as of Monday and it's (mostly) been smooth. I deployed it at our other 2 "remote" sites that are connected to us via MPLS first and not a single ...
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Is offering the contents of a third party web site offline violating the law? [closed]

I have developed a nice little app that crawls a bunch of newspaper web sites and makes their latest content available on my phone offline. It's basically a Pocket app that saves contents ...
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make redirected folders always offline available

I configured server side profiles using GPO (User Configuration\Policies\Windows-Settings\Folder Redirection) and that works fine. My Setup: Redirected Folders reside in \\servername\Users$\. Server ...
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Windows 10 Offline Files will not Sync

Brand new domain using Windows 10 workstations and Server 2012 R2 Domain Controllers. Standard folder redirection GPO Picture of the issue: Files are being redirected to a windows 2012 r2 high ...
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Using SubInACL to access Offline Files

I'm trying to use SubInACL to access a remote computer's offline files share. This is a networked computer on our local domain. I can see the files/folders by exploring \\compname\c$\windows\csc but ...
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Sync files without internet at two locations

I have large files (1 GB+) that should be kept replicated at two locations and internet speeds keep a cloud or online solution resource prohibitive. (Already slow connection approx 6 Mbps in a remote ...
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IIS SMTP to create emails as file

Is it possible to configure IIS SMTP to receive emails from client and store into a file? Yes? How? My company does not allow email communication on our secure domain (long story). So in order to ...
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Network files automagically adding themselves to offline files cache

The setup: A Microsoft Active Directory network Network clients are a mix of Windows 7 and 8.1 Offline files enabled and configured via group policy Background sync configured No administratively ...
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Downloading docker image for transfer to non-internet-connected machine

I'm working in an office where my laptop is internet-connected, but tightly controlled. I am not allowed to install unauthorized software onto it. My development workstation is mine to do with as I ...
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Network folder marked offline and will not go back online when accesssed by hostname

I've got a Windows Server Essentials 2012 R2 domain with a few PCs. One PC is currently connected remotely by VPN. There were some connection issues before, which have since been resolved, but now ...
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Issue with offline availability of roaming profiles

I've recently stood up a Windows 2012 R2 server. I set up folder redirection using the guidelines here and roaming profiles using Group Policy. All is well except for the fact that if the client is ...
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How to move Redirected Folders with Offline Files from UNC to DFS share

We want to move to a new file server. We are using Folder Redirection and Offline Files. I figured it would be best if we moved from a straight UNC path to a DFS name path as we have multiple file ...
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Is Background Intelligent Transfer Service responsible for Client Side Caching in Windows 7?

I'm reading documentation about Configuring Offline Files and it keeps mentioning a background sync service, but doesn't tell you what it is called!!! Is the service called Background Intelligent ...
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Server 2008 Folder redirection, deleted files still being copied by offline files

I have setup a new Server 2008R2 DC to run a new domain. I have also setup folder redirection for client machines Desktop and Documents. Its all working okay, except I added a Win 8.1 client to the ...
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Enable offline file sync for computer owner only

At the school I am interning at, all students and faculty have a mapped home folder known as the "M:" drive for storing files that they can access from all computers. For faculty who have laptops, we ...
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While using Offline Files users cannot rename files when changing case only

I recently setup some new computers (running Win8.1) for the staff here. These machines use folder redirection (as we always have) with Offline Files sync. I have not traditionally used Offline Files ...
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Windows cached shared offline folders [closed]

I have an infrastructure where a shared folder in a Windows server is needed, and every Windows clients take from there some files. The infrastructure is too big and we encounter the "slow connection" ...
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How do I recover files from the Offline Files Folder after unjoining a PC from a domain?

While on the domain, the PC had Folder Redirection and Offline Files enabled. After it was unjoined, My Documents is empty, but all of the files that were previously synced to My Documents are stuck ...
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Using desktop folder redirection but Offline Files is not working?

We are using Folder Redirection (for users' desktop and "My Documents" directories) with Windows 7 domain-joined workstations connecting to an SBS 2003 server. This folder redirection is to users' ...
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How to make files available offline when redirecting the desktop (to network location)

I have redirected user desktops and "My Documents" folders to their home drives on the server. Workstations = Windows 7 Professional SP1. Server = SBS 2003 SP2 Now I want to make these files ...
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Windows workstations go offline when one Domain Controller restarts

We run a small wired LAN with 3 DCs (W2k8) and about 25 workstations (most of which are XP SP3, some are 7 SP1.) People use roaming profiles with folder redirection for Desktop & My Documents, ...
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Reconnect to server using offline files

Some users are seeing grey boxes on folder icons. This indicates that they are viewing the offline folders. How do I determine... Did it go offline due to a slow link? Is it trying to reconnect ...
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How activate Offlines files windows server 2008 r2 to use with IIS Shared Configuration?

I need to activate the Offline Files on my web server. This solution is for solve trouble with IIS shared configuration. There is the reason why I need to activate the Offline files. http://learn.iis....
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Changing Network Path of Offline Files

Many of our users have their Home folder set as Available Offline. Their Windows 7 laptops will not be back on our network for a few weeks. In the mean time, we're setting up new servers and ...
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How do I rename the server that offline folders are referencing?

Several users are using offline folders to refer to a server we want to decommission... actually the server is already offline and people have pending updates to this share. What is the best way to ...
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Offline Files; Warn When Another User Has The Same File Open

We are using Windows Server 2008 R2 and have enabled offline files. We need offline files for the synchronization features and to allow them to take laptops out into the field. However whilst our ...
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Corrupt Excel Files After Setting Up User Profiles, Folder Redirection & Offline Files

We have a bunch of excel files that are at random becoming corrupt. The error message is excel has found unreadable content... I believe this question is relevant to serverfault because the problem ...
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Backup Exec - Restoring Offline Files Cache

We have a set of mobile users who use Windows XP SP3 offline files to synchronize changes between network shares and their laptops. We recently had an incident where a user's offline cache was not ...
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Turning off Offline Files & Folders for a roaming profile share

Here at work we have roaming profiles on one share, and redirected folders on another share. When we configured these shares we did not know that you shouldn't enable the option ""All files and ...
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Has anyone used WMI_OfflineFilesCache::RenameItem to rename offline files?

The reason I ask is that I have been researching how to rename items once an offline files target has been changed. It seems that so far there are two options: CSCCMD.exe - Which appears to be a ...
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Remote VPN User - Domain Credentials

Morning, We have a client who uses a Windows 7 laptop and connects remotely to an SBS2011 network via VPN that terminates at a Watchguard device. This is a recent upgrade, the server was SBS2003 and ...
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Windows 2008 R2 Offline Files via command line

I would like to enabled Offline Files on my Windows 2008 computer so I can access a remote share even when it is gone. Is there a way I can configure this via command line, rather than going through ...
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How to Administratively assigned 'My Docs folder' to be offline files

I'd like everyone on a laptop, to be able to take their 'MyDocs' with them - I would like to do this via group policy, but how do I assign a set of files, that is not a drive? If that makes sense. ...
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enable offline files for all users home drives via Group policy or other

I am trying to get all users of particular notebooks to make the user's H: drive offline. I know you can do it manually but is there a way to set this value somewhere so that users don't have to do it ...
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Offline Folders, and Redirected Folders - Laptop cannot start up when disconnected from the network

I have rolled out Redirected Folders to a number of users to test, and everything seemed fine, until I noticed a laptop that was not connected to the network attempting to log on, and everything froze ...
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Folder Redirection/Offline Files on Win 7 | Folders are empty when not connected to the domain

I've been struggling with this issue for days and cannot seem to find anyone else with a similar issue. I will note first that I have tried using both roaming profiles and the group policy setting ...
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Conflicts with MS Office temporary files when using Offline Folders on Vista

We are using Offline Folders feature of Windows Vista to make files on network shares available when out of office. Mostly it is working, but every time I do a sync I get a lot of such errors: ...
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Killing Self-resurrecting Files

Local computer: Dell desktop Windows XP Named "5" Server: Windows Server 2008 Named "W" Whenever I delete a file, log out, and log in, the file reappears. The files all supposedly live on the ...
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Making folder available offline - Access denied (Windows XP)

I have a drive on a server called "filestore" This has a folder called "users" in here, theres is a "users" folder. In there are folders such as - jsmith, jblogs, abrown - which correspond to ...