Archiving can refer to the process of archiving files or the process of archiving data. File archiving is combining one or multiple files into one file or container. Data archiving is the process of relocating data that is no longer actively used to a separate storage area for long-term retention.

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Program or script to walk directory structure, based on my loop

I've the following loop and would like some help expanding it's functionality. for /D %d in (*.*) do "c:\Program Files (x86)\7-Zip\7z.exe" a -tzip "%d.zip" ".\%d\*" Currently, in a directory ...
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How can i make SFX from WinRAR and make WinRAR can't read it?

I want to pack all my setup files to WinRAR SFX. But i want it get passworded, both the files and the header so the other user of WinRAR can't extract it directly from WinRAR without a password. So i ...
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Creating a photo master archive - how do I check I have all files? [closed]

I am creating a photo master archive. I have collected all the photos from many, many hardrives I have used over the past decade and a half, each with different folder hierarchies. In the master ...
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Can Binary GPG Files Store Custom Attributes?

In my current backup scheme, I TAR the files I want to back up with the data, time stamps, and permissions. But I want to reduce the number of I’m more interested in the timestamps since that tells ...
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What's the best way to store a Mini-SD card?

I just bought two 128GB miniSDXC cards (on sale today on Amazon). One is going in my phone. I figured I could use the other one for a backup of my MP3 & JPGs. Which brings up a problem.... How/...
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fastest archive format for quick search and random access [closed]

I am going to store a lot of small files (<4Kb) in compressed archives and i'd like to pick the container format that gives the best search and decompression speeds. So far I've found that: tar ...
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Outlook 2016 has a “Archive” button which moves an email to a specific folder. Is there a keyboard shortcut for that action?

Word lets you customize keyboard shortcuts from inside the Customize Ribbon preference pane. Outlook seems to lack this feature, but I'm admittedly not an Outlook guru. Is there a way that I can ...
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gunzip multiple archives to specific folder

is there possibility to gunzip multiple files into one folder? I have alot of access logs which I need to exctract do folder. There placed in /var/log/nginx/ and they are named like access.log.2.gz ...
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Office365/Outlook 2016 In-Place Archiving Problems

I have been evaluating Office 365 for several months and have been impressed for the most part (especially with Azure AD integration). I have a few nagging issues, but the one that nobody at ...
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Secure ZIP is giving error while trying to extract excel files from zip

Here I am trying to extract excel file from a zip file, which is giving below errors. I don't have option to use either 7-zip or winzip Secure zip error console Edit-1 : integrity test result
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postgresql duplicate WAL archive file after successful database restore

On a test machine, I have set up a postgresql cluster (version 9.3) with WAL archiving according to https://www.postgresql.org/docs/9.3/static/continuous-archiving.html. In order to test the recovery ...
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Tool to mount an zip/rar/* as a windows drive and be able to WRITE to?

did read this and tried suggested Pismo File Mount and Win Archiver Virtual Drive but they mount archieve with 0 free space so explorer says "not enough space for copying".(I did set write option in ...
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Is it possible to make somehow multi volume RAR archives by reading data from named pipe or standard input?

I usually RAR my files into 200MB parts on my VPS, and free space is always scarce. Would be nice to make the multi volume part1.rar, part2.rar etc. archives from a named pipe, which could be fed even ...
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O365 archiving per project

is there any way to use one of the archiving features in office (personal archive, legal hold, ...) to achieve project archiving. The idea is that users can choose themselves to archive a mail. This ...
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7zip - Create self-extracting Archive (sfx) with specified Extract path

Hello SuperUser Experts, Thank you for your help in advanced. I am trying to get the 7zip SFX archive to create an executable. I am able to get the executable. But when I run it, it give the ...
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Cannot download old backup from Gmail as it's an archive

Back in 2007/2008 I emailed myself a backup of an important file. It was stored in a password protected RAR archive. I am unable to download the attachment or forward it and given the reason Anti-...
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Considerations on an archive HDD

I need to buy a hard drive to store monthly backups of my in-home lab. I need an 8 TB disk and I've been looking at Seagate's Archive HDD's. From what I'm read, these drives are designed to run in ...
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Download entire webpage (including its contents) from archive.org [duplicate]

There is a page which I want to download entirely. (vaporwave.me) It went offline in 2015, and I can only access the archived version of it in wayback machine. But I'm planning to make a mirror of it, ...
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Auto extract .rar files from qbittorrent with WinRAR command line CLI

After a torrent download on qbittorrent completes, I am executing an external program via the options menu: Tools -> Options -> Downloads --> Run external program on torrent completion "C:\...
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extract only filest that differ (tar)

I want to extract the tar archive containing codebase of some project over already existing project (older version) without changing timestamp of the files that are the same. I'm using Debian and I ...
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Zip file corrupt and cannot be repaired

I have organized all my pictures in a Zip archive folder. I am trying to extract my image data from a Zip file but I get an error: access to the compressed zipped folder is denied How can I ...
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Attempting to Restore Auto-Archived Mails in Outlook 2007

I just realized months after the one and only time I made the now regrettable decision to auto-archive my history of Outlook 2007 mails that my old folders and everything have gone, or are changed. ...
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Alter .zip double-click action to work with .7zip (Windows 10)

Currently my setup has it so that all file extensions that are supported by 7zip are extracted on double click into a folder pertaining to the name of the archive. This works perfectly on all file ...
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Use ISO instead of ZIP or RAR to store files?

I have been doing some backups of my old files and lately I was wondering if there is another method of storing and compressing files other than ZIP or RAR. In my case, I want to store various group ...
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What are the disadvantages of using ultra compression?

7zip offers an option for ultra compression but I'm guessing that it has some disadvantages (other than being more time consuming) or else it would have been the default option... So what are they?
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Export mails from outlook folders into the file system - not as pst

I would like to save (kind of archive) my emails from a specific folder in outlook to my file system. At best I would like to "clone" my outlook folder structure and save everything in it to my file ...
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Does .tar files have checksum that covers the bulk data contents?

I have experienced that a .tar file was corrupted, without receiving an error when unpacking the file, so that makes me wonder: Does .tar files have checksum that covers the bulk data contents?
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Debian, installing specific version of PHP still installs latest

I followed the following topic to install a given PHP version on Debian Jessie (PHP 5.3.8 which I need): PHP 5.3.10 on Debian Jessie I found the archive package here: http://snapshot.debian.org/...
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7zip File Compression Auto-Selection

When I'm zipping a folder hierarchy, I'd like 7zip to automatically detect whether a file in the folder tree is or is not already compressed, so that it automatically chooses whether to merely add an (...
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Exchange 2013 - Archive mailbox empty/not updating

I'm using Exchange 2013 in our environment and I am doing a test for a user with emails older than 5 years in their mailbox. I used the following PS command: Enable-Mailbox "Username" -Archive -...
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Opening a SITX file on Windows 10

This question bears some similarity to .sitx File --- 7zip can't open it, what can? - however, that was answered six years ago and I don't know if the response is still accurate in 2016. SITX is ...
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7zip is creating solid .zip files. Cannot add/remove/overwrite to .zip files ad-hoc

I'm using 7zip as an archive creation tool. .7z files may be created as solid or nonsolid files. .zip files are supposed to be inherently nonsolid. I have ~5GB of hierarchal folder/file structure ...
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How do I most effectively use extra bluray disk when using par2 for error tolerance

I recently asked a question about archiving data on Bluray disks and got this helpful answer. To summarize that question along with the details that trigger this question: I have a 162GB tar file ...
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Fixing a corrupted RAR-file

I have a password protected RAR-file that I created using WinRAR. I wanted to add another file to it, however the way I did it ended up seemingly corrupting the file. Now if I open it and type in my ...
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How to open protected .eslock file on Windows 7?

How to open .eslock file on WIndows 7 that has inside zip archive given we know the ES lock encryption password?
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Archive a Lot of Files

I often want to archive a lot of files but haven't found a good way of doing so. There are files I packed as tar balls, some I packed as tar.gz (when compression is needed which it usually isn't for ...
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How can I archive files to blueray with redundancy?

Reading recently about facebook's usage/desire to use blu-ray disks for long term cold-storage, I wonder if this might be an additional mechanism to backup my photos and videos. The part that worries ...
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how to handle/archive/access huge amount of small files

rI took over responsibility for a piece of Software that preprocesses data into a deep directory structure of millions of small (48k) files with a geohash like structure. Moving and copying this files ...
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Can 7zip remove empty directories after extracting an archive?

I have a 7zip archive that has several files/folders that I want to extract to a specific place. I've simplified the example to make it minimal, complete, and verifiable. -I don't want to maintain ...
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Re-Archiving emails by year instead of month?

I did archive some emails, separating them by Month. Now, I realize that I would like to archive by year (or 6 months). How do I take them out of each monthly archive folder, and then have them in ...
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Archive (.tar.gz) Corruption

I've got a .tar.gz archive that has definitely suffered some kind of corruption. The data inside the archive is obviously very precious to me and I'd really like to get my hands on as much as possible....
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Dynamic network and system resource usage archiving

I am attempting to find a solution to the problem of file archiving from one network resource to another without affecting other users/processes that are trying to utilize those network resources but ...
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List zip file's contents using 7zip command line with non-verbose machine-friendly output

Is there a way, in windows, to use 7z.exe's list command such that the copyright heading, file information, and column headers are skipped and you're left with just a terse machine-readable list of ...
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How can it be that a ZIP file contains multiple files with the same name in the same subdirectory?

I had been extracting Free Pascal source code into an empty directory using Midnight Commander (under Mac OS X, which does distinguish between lowercase and uppercase AFAIK) and have been asked if I ...
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How do I recover a ZIP file in WinRAR that's inside of another RAR file?

I tried to use WinRAR to extract an archive, but I couldn't extract all of it because of 1 thing: a file inside the archive was corrupt. I tried using Alt+R, but it tried to do it to the entire ...
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detailed listing and description of freearc switches

The documentation that comes with freearc seems a little bit sparse and outdated unfortunately, at least when reading posts on http://encode.ru/ And following the trial and error principle is ...
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Settings for a fast pg_restore

I used the tips link, for making faster pg_restore. But I am afraid that after PITR changes(last tip about wal and archive), my replication will not work. Can someone say for sure, if after restore ...
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Archiving exchange 2003 email boxes to prevent EDB file running out of disk space

our company has an old exchange 2003 email server, and the edb and stm files are increasing too fast during the last 2 months, so I decide to do the manual archiving for some users' email boxes, I ...
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Offline client for Exchange Online archives

Exchange Online Archiving/In-place Archiving is a useful service and it keeps my mailbox compatible with the storage restrictions of a 32bit Outlook client (I cannot switch to a 64bit client due to ...
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Extract file from corrupt archive

I am trying to extract a single large file from a multipart zip archive. The file contained is correctly identified by pretty much any tool used, but I didn't have much luck in extracting it. Any ...