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Questions tagged [file-server]

File server programs in general

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How should I proceed in upgrading server packages?

On my main linux machine, I usually upgrade my packages pretty much without thinking about it and in the rare event that I get a compatibility issue, I solve it afterwards. I always have backups of ...
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How large should an LVM snapshot be?

Preface to my Situation and Motivation I am trying to familiarize myself with Ubuntu Server edition as I set up a home server. I am setting up a small virtual network with a hypervisor for ...
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Using Docker Webmin Guest to administer Host

I'm running a Raspberry pi with HypriotOS. I want to be able to administer simple tasks via a GUI internal and remotely( mostly directory/ file sharing related) . I have docker installed and also a ...
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Does Winscp have a local file on my pc I can reference from my web server? [closed]

I've been using Winscp to transfer files back and forth, but for certain applications it would just be a lot simpler if I just had a "file" I could reference for the app to my web server without ...
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Securing my Web Server with NAS

I have been researching about the security threats to a web server. It makes me want to secure my own on my Raspbian OS system. What are the list of things that are recommended or optional to install ...
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HOWTO make Linux system look like USB Drive [closed]

I have a custom NAS built from a CentOS 6.5 baseline. I need the storage of this NAS to be accessible via its USB port. I cannot use the network connection. My cell phone can do this, there has to ...
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Run terminal command on a server

I have a linux machine and I'm connecting to a server using its IP address. I go to the finder (Nautilus) address bar and type smb://xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx then it asks for my credentials and I enter then ...
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What are the differences between options for base environment in CentOS install?

During CentOS install, there is a choise of "base environment". I want to install a general file, DNS, mail, etc. server, but there appears to be 3 different options for servers: Infrastructure ...
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How can I make my Linux server sleep and wake on LAN when not in use?

I have recently purchased myself an HP rack server for use as a personal fileserver. This server currently lives under my bed as I have nowhere else to put it. For those not aware (as I was not ...
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CLI (NO GUI) linux distro small memory old pc [closed]

Can anyone suggest a CLI only light linux distro? I got a very old machine has 256Ram and 120Gb of HDD. I would like to turn this into a file server only so I can watch movies using my phone. I don't ...
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Samba SMB Daemon fails to start; installation incomplete

I'm attempting to create a Samba server on a Raspberry Pi running Raspbian. The install gives the following error message. Setting up samba (2:4.5.12+dfsg-2+deb9u1) ... Failed to preset unit: Unit ...
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How can I disable a cpu fan on a Dell laptop on Turnkey Linux?

Just to preface this, I know this is a stupid idea and I could risk destroying my CPU. I'm willing to risk that because I have a reasonable setup that can replace the functionality of the fan. I have ...
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Moving specific files to two different locations [closed]

I am having a query regarding file separation in unix. Suppose in a unix directory there are multiple files with different names but having same extension. E.g. /dir/AB_123yuu.pdf /dir/SD_234ggj.pdf /...
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Is it a good idea to practice on a raspberry Pi serve [closed]

I'm sixteen years old and I would like to be a system administrator or penetration tester don't know which yet. Should I buy Enterprise server level equipment or will starting out with a raspberry Pi ...
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Synchronize files across different Linux distributions

I have been digging around and can't really figure out which software can synchronize files automatically to other web servers. Just like Facebook. they have many servers but when you upload something,...
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How to run tnftpd without root on OS X?

I'm trying to run tnftpd on OS X, which is NetBSD's FTP server and used to be OS X's FTP server. I built and installed it from Apple's sources. Unfortunately, it seems that I cannot run the server ...
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Creating “fat” Termimal multiboot server LTSP

I have 150 mining servers. They all have own ssd drives, and EthOS distribution based on Ununtu. Now I want to crate centralized server without ssd. All machines will connect by wlan and take the ...
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autofs : dynamic mounting rule for s3 bucket

I successfully implement autofs to automatically mount s3 bucket to the server which running ubuntu server 14.04.5 by following this tutorials. but the number of bucket (that needs to automatically ...
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Logistics of copying large number of files scp server to server. How to determine progress?

So, in my work we've had to copy a large number of files from my old server to new. There are two data backups I've had to transfer each having ~200000 files cumulatively over 20GBs. There are large ...
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DEGRADED zpool can't be imported with I/O error

I'm running a personal server at home with a CentOS 7 OS and a 12TB zpool. It's been running for a couple of years and yesterday I noticed some problems so I went in to have a look. At first it ...
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Unix Server on USB drive with main storage on USB drive

My cousin and I are talking Ubuntu Servers. What I do is I have a main VM that I used a Ubuntu mini install cd which downloads only the files you want, I tell it to download just what is needed for ...
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samba file sharing gives 0x80070043 in windows

I have samba set up on ubuntu server, and trying to share folders inside sharedfolders at the root directory. However, I get this error 0x80070043 in windows. root@ubuntu:~# ls -lh sharedfolders/ ...
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Access Debian server folder via web browser with user login

I just signed up with digital ocean for my Debian server. In the server I created multiple users, each user having an access to 1 different folder to view files in there. Now what I want to do is to ...
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How to setup a localhost server with http protocol on apache [closed]

I'm novice in linux world and I'm french, I don't have a good English. I want to create a data platform with a table in an intranet network! So, How to setup localhost server with http protocol on ...
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Limit FTP connections by area

Is there any (simple) way to deny FTP connections based on the general physical location? I plan to use FTP as a simple cloud storage for me and my friends. I use an odroid c2 (similar to raspberry pi ...
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How to pull single file from multiple similar named file using sftp

I want to pull a single file from multiple similar named file using sftp. Eg. if my remote server is having below files, file_0722_005.dat file_0722_020.dat file_0722_033.dat file_0722_0022.dat I ...
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Mount a folder from server in network on mn the local machine permanently

I have a remote server which is connected to my wi-fi modem. So I can access this server by 192.158.188.45 I want to mount a folder from this server on my local machine permanently. I wrote \\192.168....
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Netatalk users can't read World/Other readable files

I'm using Netatalk to share documents with several Mac machines. Regardless of what permissions I'm using for the file (typically 775 for folders and 664 for files) they can't be read by users in the ...
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Fedora 23 Server 64-bit install fails to complete on virtual machine in Windows 10

While attempting to install Fedora SERVER from an iso: Fedora-Server-netinst-x86_64-23.iso the installation stalls completely on Creating ext4 on /dev/sda1. I am using VMware Workstation 12 Player ...
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Have Raspberry Pi and Server occasionally ping each other to check status

Is there a way to have my Raspberry pi and my Server occasionally ping each other to check that they're still online, and if not, then email me to tell me? For example if my Pi pings the server every ...
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Finding Servers Public IP and Allowing Remote Access

I want to turn a computer that I have lying around into a file server. The problem is that I cannot find my public IP. I have used services such as myip or even google, but they all point to the IP of ...
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How to configure EXIM4 to relay emails?

I have a Debian Jessie (Version 8.1) server that serves multiple domain names. Each has their own folder configured under /var/www/. Each domain name has a unique conf (example.com.conf) file under /...
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NFS servers and firewalld

I haven't found a slam-dunk document on this, so let's start one. On a CentOS 7.1 host, I have gone through the linuxconfig HOW-TO, including the firewall-cmd entries, and I have an exportable ...
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EFI boot and RAID6

I am trying to install SLES on a server with 8 HDDs, 3 TB each, but I am testing the configuration first on a VM (virtualbox). I tried following configurations and both got me stuck at the EFI Shell: ...
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How do I retrive files using an internet connection and commands?

I am attempting to download a folder where it has 777 permissions as well as its subfolders, but when I try to use get in ftp, It brings back the error: 550 Failed to open file Iv'e checked the ...
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File Server on High Availability (HA) Setup for LAMP?

I'm not sure what is the most proper way (industrial standard) to setup the High Availability servers (especially for LAMP Stack). Lets say i have: 2 Load-balanced Web Servers (Apaches) Question: ...
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How to see the total bandwidth a process has used since it was started?

I am currently watching some process on my server and want to see how much bandwidth it has used in total since it has been started. I don't want to know its current usage, nor does nethogs / nload ...
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Building a homeserver

I am planning to build a homeserver to store my data. First i decided to use nas4free but later decided to use CentOS as I would also like to use it as a development server. I had 4 x 500GB hdd and I ...
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Simple application that serves files over http with authentication

Is there a simple application that will serve files over http (with a simple web interface/directory listing) with authentication? I am going to setup a home server based on a SBC (think Raspberry Pi ...
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Pros and Cons of Samba and Windows as fileserver [closed]

Beyond the licenses of each one of them: what are the benefits and cons that have both Samba (Linux) and MS Windows as fileserver?
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OpenVPN TLS Error

I'm having trouble getting OpenVPN to work. I have installed and configured OpenVPN on my centos machine and it seemed to be going fine. I followed the instructions in the following link https://www....
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Samba File Server Configuration and Sync for Redundancy

I have two boxes which I installed Samba on. For now, I have a single user that access the server, however, I need to expand as to deploy in a production network. Below is what I want to achieve. ...
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Using SMB to pipe contents of file to local command on local machine

I have a 100gig file on a remote server, what I need to do is connect to that machine and zcat that file and pipe the output of zcat to a command on a local machine... I was hoping smbclient would ...
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Ubuntu and Windows environment

Our IT department needs to set up a file server that will hold the organization's documentation and all other important information; it's currently being held on our Windows AD server. Main objective:...
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Ubuntu Server 12.04 vsftpd timeout using external IP

I am having a problem connecting to my Ubuntu 12.04 server with vsftpd using my external IP. Connecting with local IP is successful. I am using FileZilla for the ftp client. I know there is a bunch of ...
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How to upload to a unix server?

Im a part of a project group, and one of our tasks is to upload some content to a server. I am completely new to this and have some questions. There are content on different servers(distributed on ...
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How to setup reverse FTP in RHEL?

Researched: http://www.thecave.info/export-proxy-username-password-linux/ https://stackoverflow.com/questions/5334110/text-based-ftp-client-settings-behind-a-proxy http://www.cyberciti.biz/faq/linux-...
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Run a server and client in a makefile [closed]

I'm coding a socket file server in C++, and I can't figure out how to put proper unit testing into my makefile. My problem is as follows: The server, when started, spits out its port number to stdout....
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TFTP “put” works with files in pwd but fails with absolute pathnames

The following command works as expected: tftp <tftp_server_name> -c put some_file However, the following command fails: tftp <tftp_server_name> -c put /absolute/path/to/some_file And, ...
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How to connect to a Windows server on Ubuntu?

At work I usually run Windows 8 but I'm looking to use Linux since I'm mostly a Linux user. How do I connect to it usually? I just type //MIKE-SERVER then hit ENTER key in address bar of a file ...