Transferring files from one storage to another local or remote storage.

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Insane Burst of Copy Speed?

Check out the graph of this drive (SSD) to drive (7200 RPM) copy below. When I first started the file copy it bursted up to past 700 MB/sec. Then, after bursting, it flatlines at ~100 MB/s for the ...
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What is the best way to send a file from client PC to remote Machine in a fastest manner?

I tried to use SSH and FTP to send the file but it is really slow (of course it depends also to the connection quality but I think that my connection can provide better performance with anther ...
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FireFTP with Hotspot Shield

I can use the FireFTP fine until I turn the Hotspot Shield on, then I cannot connect anymore. I think I need to configure the proxy settings in FireFTP but what I have tried so far did not work. ...
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rsync - resume broken transfer (idea of rsync)

I have remote stations that collect data from sensors (ARM Debian) and transfers sets of data (about 1.1 MB) every 15 minutes (server is full Debian). On one station GSM reception is poor and standard ...
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Need to transfer multiple large files with strong tolerance to delay and intermittency

I need to transfer a directory of large files (~1.5G each) from my laptop at locations with variable intermittent connectivity and high round-trip delay (e.g. From hotels in Asia to servers in ...
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How can I tell if my FireWire port is 400 or 800? (Linux)

I know this sounds very similar to How do I tell if my firewire connection is running as 400 or 800?, but the difference is, I don't have a FireWire device yet. The whole reason I'm asking is that ...
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How can I transfer all content of two drives between each other automatically?

I have two, nearly full, external hard drives of equal size. I want to transfer all content from one drive to the other, and vice-versa. Is there a way to do this automatically, without having to ...
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How does distance from the source (router) affect wireless transmissions?

As I move away from my wireless router my download speed decreases. However, I have read some conflicting arguments where they claim that, at least theoretically, the download speed should not be ...
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Remote Desktop mapped drive security

I've a question that I haven't been able to find information online yet regarding the security of Remote Desktop server. I have found the ways of securing the connection made to a Remote Desktop ...
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Transferring “large” file off of MS-DOS 5.0 Machine (without removing HDD)

As part of some sort of legal record-keeping thing, my father's business lawyers has requested a copy of the database of customers from a work computer. The core issue is that this work computer is a ...
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FTP or SCP file transfers without .DS_Store files

I'm searching for a way to not transfer .DS_Store files when launching FTP or SCP transfers for a directory. Is it possible to block .DS_Store files from being transferred along with the other files ...
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how to find the latest folder in unix from windows?

I have a path in unix /aaa/trial/<xxx>. means it has /aaa/trial/123 /aaa/trial/124 /aaa/trial/125 <xxx> is a folder which will change for each extract produced and it is an increasing ...
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Replacing a Windows File Server [closed]

We have a Windows file server that needs to be replaced. Unfortunately, there are to many custom build applications, shares, and random things that rely on the existence of that file server to just ...
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Best way to transfer files across unstable LAN?

This is very similar to Question 326211, but in this case, the LAN is an unstable Wi-Fi connection. I need to transfer about 11 GiB of files between two computers, both running Linux (although one ...
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Is it possible to log file system events in Windows or Linux? [duplicate]

Is it possible to log file system events like copy, modification, deletion and creation of files and folders on a workstation? I primarily use Windows, but I would like to know if this is possible in ...
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How to find newly added or modified files in a deep folder structure?

I have a deep folder structure that organizes the files that I download from internet. There are about 15 high level folders and each on an average has 12 sub folders. Some are nested further. When I ...
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How can I simulate data transfer between two virtual machines using vSphere?

I'm very new (about two days 'experience' consisting of troubleshooting cloning) to vSphere and virtual machines, and even networking in general. I also need to be able to throttle the connection ...
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Start download automatically when files are copied completely

I am trying to create a utility which can initiate download when files are copied on a FTP folder. I get these files from my another team. They copy new files during their day time and I start ...
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Windows 7 is very slow when the lid of the laptop is closed

I was moving a file over the local network using wifi connection in explorer. The label said that approximately 10 minutes of time is remaining. I closed the lid and returned after ten minutes. Almost ...
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Transferring bookmarks to iPad

I would like to know some of the options available to me to transfer my Firefox bookmarks from a laptop running Linux into my iPad. I do not have access to an English based Windows computer or to a ...
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Unidentifiable alert to “cancel transfers”

About 3 months ago, I purchased a Dell XPS 13 running Windows 8. Ever since, whenever I try to shut down/restart my machine, I get an alert that looks like this: This doesn't happen each time but ...
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USB File Transfer Log

I think I have just lost a USB stick. Is there a way to view all the file transfers made from a PC to the external drive, so I can double check everything that was on the drive? Very unlikely, but ...
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Can you transfer files off the iPad with Bluetooth?

Can you transfer files off the iPad with Bluetooth? Or do you have to buy a 3rd party add-on? From Google, it seems like you needed a 3rd party app to do that.
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Pulling photos off an iPad

I don't work with or use Mac OS X as I am a Windows/Linux guy. But if I wanted to pull photos off of an iPad with my Windows laptop for someone, how would I do it? Is it as simple and connecting to ...
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Transfer Songbird metadata to new computer

I recently decided to move from my ancient Windows 7 (32bit) laptop to a newer Windows 7 64bit one. Unfortunately, I'm having trouble transferring my Songbird library. I copied the folder with all my ...
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Folder that was copied from one PC to a portable HD doesn't show in another PC

I have an HTPC at my living room and it has a 3TB Western Digital portable hard-drive that stores all my media files. The HTPC is running Windows 7 32bit. Yesterday I connected the hard drive to my ...
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Prevent copying from specific network locations [duplicate]

A tad unusual question! I need to prevent users from copying (via Ctrl+C / Ctrl+V, Drag+Drop, Edit>Copy / Edit>Paste) from a folder on the local machine. I won't go into details of why, as it's ...
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How do I copy my Microsoft Outlook data without Microsoft Outlook?

My family member's computer stopped running Windows recently (Vista). It said something along the lines of NTLDR is missing. The family member took it to Best Buy and they said that the hard drive was ...
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How can i automatically (silently) copy files off removable devices?

I'm looking for a way to automatically have my computer copy all files (or specific files based on extension) from removable devices plugged in (USB sticks/HDDs/phones etc) to a designated folder on ...
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Client-server software for file system read/write over internet? [closed]

Example: I have an actively used Windows computer connected to the internet and I would like to allow another computer to log in to the file system stored on it, with the ability to download or ...
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How can I transfer multiple files at once over Bluetooth?

How can I transfer more than just one file at a time over Bluetooth from my desktop PC to my mobile phone? I have paired the two devices and I can send files from my PC to my phone, but only one file ...
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I/O fails to nfs mount (occasionally) - server timed out

I have a Linux-based fileserver (ark) which exports a raid volume over nfs4. Sometimes when doing large copy operations, it will time out. [nathan@ebisu /mnt/extra/disk] rsync -a --progress . ...
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Windows 8: File transfer freezing from USB HDD to internal HDD

I bought a new Toshiba P850 laptop with Windows 8 OS and a 1 TB Toshiba USB HDD. I copied all my files from my old laptop to USB HDD successfully. Then I started to move from USB HDD to my new laptop. ...
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How to copy all directory from another host to current host on Linux

My current files and directories are hosted with Godaddy.com and they don't allow scp over to another host, and I want to get all the pictures for wordpress under wp-content/uploads/* but when I tried ...
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Transfer (NOT COPY) files to remote computer?

I know that using scp over SSH will copy the files between hosts, but what if I don't want to copy them but instead move them over entirely? What command could I use using a secure connection over ...
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scp between an AWS EC2 linux server and my home machine

I'm currnetly trying to retrieve files from my AWS EC2 Linux server to my Windows 7 PC using scp I'm a bit of a Linux newbie and from the server I'm currently trying things like: scp transferMe.tar ...
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Transfering about 300gb in files from one server to another

I have about 200,000 files that I am transferring to a new server today. I haven't done anything on such a large scale before, and wanted to get some advice on how I should go about this. I am ...
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How to prevent file copy, restricted by file size?

I am the administrator of about 800 PC under Windows XP/7 with Active Directory. To limit the exchange of Divx, I'm looking for a software which prevents the copy of all file of more than 400 MB. ...
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Transfering long files with SSH to RHEL

I am using SSH Secure Shell GUI to transfer some folders from Windows to a RHEL server, but one of the file inside the folders has a name which is too long and I can't shorten the name as it is some ...
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File copy slow from desktop

When I copy a large file like 5GB+ from one server share to another server share using my desktop, why is it so much slower than if I login to the server and copy it to the very same place? I mean I ...
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What is the most reliable way to send a big file between two Windows computers via network? [duplicate]

The file is around 170GB. I wouldn't upload it on the FTP, and download it. It is not reliable, sometime, connections drop, and it will have big trouble. So, is there any better way to do so? Anyone ...
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download a large file using multiple connections and PCs

I have three seperate computers, which I currently do not have an OS on. I also have three seperate internet connections with connection speeds of 256K, 512K and 1M. I would like to use all three of ...
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How to transfer files over ssh while already ssh'd into the server

I transfer files using this command scp <localfile> user@host:<destination> The above command only works when I'm not ssh'd into the server. How do I transfer local files to the host ...
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trying to transfer a file from my computer to a unix server

I m trying to automate the deployment process wherein i follow the following steps- 1.Run a Ant Script to build a .ear file 2.Login to the unix server using putty(SSH Connection) providing the login ...
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How can I resume a large scp file transfer when using port forwarding?

I have a machine a couple of hops away, and I need to set up port forwarding in order to transfer files. Edit: To be clear, the multiple hops are needed in order to access the remote machine. From ...
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Mac OS X 10.6 Annoying Drag and Drop Behavior

In OS X 10.6 dragging a file(or folder) over another folder in Finder at first highlights that folder and allows you to drop it into the folder as one would imagine. The problem arises after about a ...
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ncat only works in certain scenarios

I tried using ncat (a “much-improved reimplementation of netcat”) to chat with a friend (and ultimately want to send a large file, but I know I can get that working once I get chat to work). We both ...
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scp tranfer can't be done bothways. lost connection

I'm trying to transfer a file via ssh but it works only from PC1 to PC2 but it doesn't work backwards. My recievers firewall is disabled I've checked my ssh_config files and both are the same. ...
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Transferring files through wifi

I have an android phone and a laptop (windows 8 Pro). Can I transfer files through wi-fi (not bluetooth), if yes, how ? And what are the steps for sharing files between to laptops through wi-fi ?
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Continuously copy all file changes from one folder to another on change (Windows)

I'm working on a massive Java web application which is kept under centralized version control, but the source files are used to build and run the actual server, which then copies all the files I work ...