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Questions tagged [cloud-storage]

Online storage of files, hosted by third party providers.

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How can I email longer videos from my iPad? [closed]

When I try to email videos from my iPad to myself (so that I can download them on my laptop), I run into a problem with videos longer about 15.7 MB / 2.7 minutes. Specifically, I get an err msg that ...
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Google Drive File Size Discrepancy [duplicate]

I just uploaded a few relatively large files (.dmg files, around 1-2 GB each) to my Google Drive and noticed the file sizes reported by Google Drive are significantly lower than the originals. For ...
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How can I make robocopy continue to try even though there is an error 2 (file not found)?

I have a script that runs each night for backup purposes. The just of the script is it will backup a DB, compress it to a 7zip file and then copy it to a network location I have set-up. My script ...
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How to make files across several computers synchronized in a consistent and near real time manner?

We have been using cloud based applications such as Dropbox, OneDrive, and Google Drive to share files across several users. They each have desktop applications that will allow the files to be ...
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On my mac, how can I upload my photo library when my library is significantly larger than my disk?

I got 300GB photo library on an external backup tape which I would like to store in the iCloud photos application. I am subscribing to the 2TB iCloud storage plan. I was hoping photos to upload the ...
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why does my iCloud Drive tries to upload gigabytes of data daily?

Is there a way put iCloud Drive in verbose mode? Right now my iCloud Drive wants to download 100 GB and upload 10 GB and I have literally no idea what it is doing.... Apple magic...
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How to ensure complete file integrity of key files?

A question in regards to file integrity: How can I ensure that the integrity of a file will always stay 100%? Important for example when storing key files in regards to encryption etc. on local ...
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How do I get pics downloaded to PC

How do I get my photos to go from my One drive to PC in nice neat folders that I keep everything in?
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Google Drive on Debian shows more than expected

I just added my Google account to Debian and looked at my main Google Drive folder to see if it worked. I found my regular five folders "documents", "media", "programs", "shared" and "todo" and the ...
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Access server behind double NAT university network

I have a RP3 with a cloud server installed in it. I want to be able to access this server from the internet. The problem is that I suspect I am behind a double (or more) NAT setup from my university'...
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I can't see a file in my file explorer that is giving an error in Google Drive Backup and Sync

I had 100GB free storage on my OneDrive account that was rescinded, so I decided to back-up my OneDrive folder to my Google Drive using Backup and Sync. Now, I'm wondering where the file is that is ...
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change default mount point of pcloud

In Linux, pCloud is an appimage. When we run the application, it creates a mount point in /tmp /tmp/.mount_pcloudjUJB13$ ls app AppRun pcloud.desktop pcloud.png usr And create some files and ...
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Electronic logbook: advantages of software solutions

At university, my workgroup considers using electronic logbooks instead of paper-based ones. For this reason, I started using the Midas-elog software for my own logbook-entries in addition. Our work ...
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Decentralized, aggregated, selectively synced storage solution

Originally, I just wanted to synchronize some selected files of my 1TB OneDrive to my Notebook SSD and all my files to my external HDD. Cloud storage programs (dropbox, gdrive, onedrive, resilio, ...
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Jungledisk does not restore my files. How can this be fixed?

I backup my files with Jungledisk for many years now, my backup is on Amazon S3 and is ~600 GB in size. Unluckily there came the time when I need to restore some files (my email files got damaged). ...
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How do I transform an existing folder on my computer into a Keybase Git directory?

I created a new repository autohotkey via the Keybase desktop app to store my autohotkey scripts. The desktop app shows me When I open the keybase app I see: But I don't want to clone the existing ...
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Connecting to Cloud SQL from java application(on-premises)

I am using cloud SQL as my database. I created user in it. I am trying to connect to database from the java application (petclinic). I am running this application on my local machine. I have added the ...
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Preventing write permissions on specific devices

On my quest to go full cloud-storage-free, I moved all my files from my cloud service into a portable HD and I purchased a USB to smartphone (OTG) cable so that I can connect my HD to my phone when ...
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How can I share folder with password on the cloud

Is there any possible way to share a folder on the internet in such a way that people can open it with a password without the need for me to enter their emails (e.g., like dropbox). I do not have the ...
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Upload large file with slow upload speed

I am wanting to upload a large file (a Raspbian image that when zipped is 2.4GB) to online cloud storage. However, my upload bandwidth is 1 megabit/sec, which is awful. I'm also assuming that sites ...
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Collaborative editing of Office documents: what options are there?

I'm looking for ways for a small team (3-4 people) to access and collaborate on several MS Office files (Word and Excel mostly). After researching for a bit, I see that I have the following options: ...
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How to stop OneDrive from acting as default Documents folder

After setting up a bunch of programs on my new laptop I noticed that Windows has made a folder inside OneDrive that's called Documents. Furthermore it acts as my default Documents folder and I noticed ...
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Public version control systems (e.g. Github, SVN) as file backup/cloud storage?

I have personal laptop on which I am doing my study works and personal projects and hence, some directories contain very valuable content for me like: 1) OpenOffice documents; 2) source code files, 3) ...
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How restrict cloud storage PC applications to access other than “home” folders?

There is many cloud storage services like Google Drive, OneDrive, Dropbox, iDrive, etc. which install own companion application on PC to easy access their services from computer desktop. This ...
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Can 2 users on a single Windows PC share 1 OneDrive account with the same folder location?

On a Windows 10 PC, with a secondary partition, there are two users linked to the same OneDrive Account.  With both users’ OneDrive folders moved from %USERPROFILE% to the secondary partition (e.g., D:...
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Any issues with keeping Mail folder on the cloud in macOS?

The situation is that I am about to add an iMac to my current Macbook Air. iMac will stay at home as my main machine, and the Macbook Air will be used when traveling. I am using Apple Mail for all my ...
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Is there a CLI to list or download documents not locally cached in iCloud drive?

I have a symbolic link of ~/Library/Mobile\ Documents/com~apple~CloudDocs in my home directory. My iCloud Drive is larger than my Mac's SSD, so I can only have some files downloaded locally at anytime....
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How to turn off rogue OneDrive video syncing

(I am running Windows 7.) Yesterday I did some clean-up and moved some mp4 files from my desktop to "My Videos". Later I got a message that my OneDrive was almost full. Then I realized that when I ...
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Distribute files across more than one cloud drive

I have privacy / data security issues around cloud storage. Is there a way I can scramble my files and distribute them across more than one service so that they cannot be read by any of the providers, ...
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File sync between work and home, Windows and Mac, when cloud storage is restricted

What is a reliable and convenient way to keep all work related files accessible at a Windows PC at work (no admin rights) and a Mac laptop at home (full admin rights), when access to cloud storage is ...
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how to find all “unlabled” gmail messages through IMAP?

Bulk deleting non-labeled e-mails through the gmail web interface is less than perfect. Might there be some way to search for e-mails which are not in a specific folder? Gmail is rather unique in ...
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How to see and access unsynced folders in Cloud storage service?

I have very little disk space. I'd like to store rarely used files in the cloud and not on my own computer but still have access to them. I want only a few folders on my hard drive and the rest should ...
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What can i do if i'm able to access file:// of a website [closed]

What can I do if I'm able to access file://Facebook.com. ?? I saw some directories like etc,bin,mnt,media and more. Can I make any changes here? Look the screenshot provided.
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Whats the point of AWS EC2 volumes if you can't launch instance?

I created a ubuntu instance from images available in EC2. It created EBS volume during this. I ran instance from it and then terminated it (to avoid charges for then I don't run it). Now the volume is ...
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What is main difference between cloud storage and usual server storage?

Is it true that: We can store data as well as run softwares on cloud storage, but servers are used to store and retrieve data only. Information is synchronized in cloud storage, for example, in ...
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Cloud access for NAS through a wireless?

Not long ago, my domestic partner's grandfather joined an assisted living community to better support his wife. With trying to move his life from a house he lived in for 30+/- years, I've been left ...
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Syncing cloud storage with external hard drive

I basically want to have a clone of my External HDD uploaded to a cloud service. I need a way to execute a 2-way sync every time the External HDD is plugged in. So, the changes made to the cloud (new ...
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Syncing with Box for multiple users on one desktop computer

My desktop computer runs on Windows 7, with a different account for each family member. I have had no trouble running dropbox from each computer account. Each computer account syncs automatically ...
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Create Windows 10 System Image and Save to Google Drive

I want to make a full system image of my hard drive once a month, preferably using Windows 10's own system image creation tool (but I'll use any tool). Since I have unlimited Google Drive storage from ...
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Can I host a static website on Amazon EC2 coupled with EFS?

My website is currently hosted on EC2 with EBS volume. But very often I run a java program on the same instance (Which outputs to EBS) to generate/update files for the website. CPU & memory peaks ...
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S4cmd working only for Amazon S3. Is it possible to configure it for DreamObjects cloud storage the way S3cmd worked?

I just switched from S3cmd to S4cmd. It's working great for EC2 to Amazon S3 data transfer. But when I'm trying DreamObjects or CenturyLink Object storage in it's place, it shows the below error: ...
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Alternative to FTP server for online storage of big files

I'm offering my software to be downloaded from my website. My setup files are huge, so I've rented a separate webserver just for storing these file. I pay like 30 € / year. This is not much, but the ...
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Cloud solution that doesn't take up disk space [duplicate]

I'm on a macbook running macOS Sierra with a hard drive capacity of 256gb and I'm running out of storage. I bought iCloud storage thinking that this would free up some disk space, but soon discovered ...
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does WD My Cloud work like dropbox?

Does WD My Cloud work like dropbox? I would like to sync a folder in real time between different computers. I thought if WD My Cloud works like dropbox, then it would be cheaper to buy it rather than ...
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custom Ubuntu image into Azure

I want to upload my custom Ubuntu image(configured with some packages) into Azure. I have a .vmdk which I have converted to .vhd. Can I upload it directly to Azure and use it to spin up new instances? ...
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Move files from Onedrive account to Office 365 account

Background I have a Onedrive account linked to my Microsoft account that I use to back-up my personal files. I now have separately been granted an Office 365 account, which comes with unlimited ...
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Synchronizing database between local and remote machines

This may be a popular question, But i am new to synchronization concept. Please guide me with suggestions. My requirement is to have a local and remote database(cloud) to sync the data between them. ...
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Cloud storages (dropbox, sync, etc), how sync nested folders?

I am faced with the problem using cloud storages. I want keep my files in that way: Project 1 Root > Design Project 1 Root > Programming Project 1 Root > bookkeeping Project 2 Root > UI ...
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How to get the image path stored in Local Azure storage emulator

Here i am using Local azure storage emulator. I am able to store the images in the blob storage. I connected the azure storage emulator to my local DB, so i am able to see the local path of image in ...
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Are files encrypted by BitLocker also encrypted after backup to OneDrive?

Do files encrypted by BitLocker on Windows 10 Pro remain encrypted after being backed up to OneDrive or another cloud storage service?