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Questions tagged [file-transfer]

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

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Upload to WebDAV through email?

Is there a way to set up an email address that automatically uploads any attachments received (ideally with a whitelist of senders) to WebDAV? Unfortunately can't be FTP (using Dreamhost and cannot ...
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Packing thousands of files into an archvie using 7-zip “Store” compression. Does this significantly speed up a file transfer?

I have a folder with 40,000 jpg images, and I'm assuming that if I pack them into a 7zip file using the "Store" compression level it would make file transfers a lot faster since the the 40k files ...
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File transfer from dos 6 system [closed]

On my new job we have an old dos machine running dos 6.22. This machine is necessary for data acquisition for scientific experiments. So it needs to continue to work as it is. Since data transfer ...
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Transferring files from external USB drive to laptop stalls

I'm trying to copy folder structures including nested files and folders from an exteral USB3 hard disk drive. It is either a Western Digital or Seagate. The hard drive is 1TB in size. I'm trying to ...
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WS_FTP Pro: How to transfer multiple files at the same time?

I have WS_FTP Pro 12.6, and I am wondering how can I transfer more than one file at the same time? (upload or download). The Options > Transfers has only options of "Maximum number of concurrent ...
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How to copy files by hard linking when dereferencing symlinks (to extract files from git annex)

I'm experimenting with git annex, and before I import too much to git annex I'd like to figure out how to quickly blow away the "annexed" git repository without losing my annexed file content and its ...
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RDS Drive and Clipboard Redirection Not Working

I am experiencing an RDS Clipboard Redirection problem that is driving me crazy. I have an RDS environment with one gateway server 2012 r2. Users are not able to copy and paste to between client and ...
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Windows 7 share folder with specific PC on network

I have small office network having 5 PCs running Windows 7 ultimate edition. All PCs are on same work-group named "WGXYZ" and connected to same home-group created by PC1. PC1 has printer which is ...
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share files from a Surface 3 tablet over a LAN to Linux

On a LAN, looking for a quick and dirty way to transfer files from a Microsoft Surface 3 (non-pro) tablet on to a Linux PC. I've considered e-mailing the files, but kindof a hassle. I use "regular"...
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How do I maintain alignment in Ms-Word?

Question: Is there any way to maintain the intact aligment of the words wriitten in a "Ms-Word file"(when copied to other computers) without converting them into pdf ? My problem: In exams, we are to ...
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cp matching files in CLI on OSX with path slightly modified

I am trying to find a command that finds and copies files with a given name to a another folder but with a slightly different path. For e.g. there are 4 copies of PNG files named ic_arrow.png app/...
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How to use SCP to copy files created between two dates from remote server?

I've made a Jenkins job to download gz archived csv reports with scp: sshpass -p $password scp -o StrictHostKeyChecking=no -r $login@$IP:/archive/*.csv.gz . Now I need to download only archives ...
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file size preservation when automatically transferring files

I have an FTP server that users are uploading music or talk programs to. I have a server that will automatically, through time based scheduling, grab these files in certain directories. One of the ...
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PowerShell - Low priority remote file transfer

I am writing a PowerShell script that needs to be able to download many large files from many servers (i.e. windows server hosts) at once. Many of these servers may be used for important activities ...
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Transfer a file from MacBook Pro to Amazon Fire TV stick

I have Amazon Fire TV stick. I have to transfer 1 file abc.apk from MacBook to Amazon. When I connect stick either using USB or using HDMI and USB it was not recognized by MacBook. Then I tried to use ...
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Any standard file transfer in Jabber?

I installed ejabberd + Gajim on Windows PCs + Xabber on Android phones. Chat is working flawlessly. Now I would like to transfer files between all the clients. Surprisingly I found out that for ...
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How does Physical RAM affects file copy?

My setup: Source and destination Servers (installed in M1000e Dell enclosure): Dell Poweredge M620 (Blade servers) 2x Intel E5-2650 @ 2GHz processors 192GB RAM (DDR3, 1333Mhz Perc H310 Raid ...
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Apple-Mail: Migrating offline IMAP account contents to new server

Scenario: The old IMAP Server is no longer reachable. There's one Mac that has had access to all company accounts and holds copies of all emails, fully sync until the minute the old mail servers have ...
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TeamViewer file transfer: how to preserve directory modify date on copy?

It is very annoying when you lose all directory modify dates on copying, being overwritten with current date. This happens in TeamViewer File Transfer: Is it possible to tell TeamViewer to preserve ...
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ROBOCOPY /XO fails to detect one newer file

I am using the XO option and usually it works fine. However, I am now faced with a situation where one file in a particular folder that is stubbornly not copied over, even though the source file's ...
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Masked (hidden) failures copying large folder with File Explorer

When I start copying a very large folder (say 40 GB) in Windows 7 File Explorer, the rate of progress indicates that it may take hours to complete. So I leave it overnight, only to discover in the ...
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Can't copy/cut folder from phone to PC in Windows 10

When I unlock and connect my galaxy S8 to my laptop and try to copy a folder named WIN2K that is in 'phone\documents' I get the following dialog box: please embed but then this dialog as well as any ...
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How to Send a Huge Sized Movie to a TV from a Laptop

I own a Lenovo laptop Windows 10 built-in and a Philips Smart TV 7500 Series. I just wanted to watch a 4K movie on that. Never did such a thing so I need a small help in this case. I've downloaded a ...
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Can a smartphone infect my Windows laptop with a virus? [closed]

Background: Classmate asked me if he could connect his iPhone to charge it. It was USB cable. windows asked me what to do, I chose "do nothing". I have no reason to suspect that any of our devices ...
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SD 64GB Ultra works fine but sometimes goes back in time literally [duplicate]

I have a Sandisk Ultra 64GB card which works fine.. I used it for a few months and it never had problems Short story: New files sometimes vanish. Deleted files sometimes reappear, and they also work ...
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Self expire content in pen drive which can't be copied

My friend has been working on few lectures and study material from past few years and now he want to sell his content. He is worried about his content being stolen or being used without purchase. Most ...
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External's HDD transfer speed permently slows down after transfer of specific files

i bought a external USB 3.0 hdd (Western Digital 3ΤΒ), with independent power supply. Then i copied and pasted some files and the transfer speed was 70 mb/s to 93 mb/s. I have a folder about 100 gb ...
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Apache use SFTP instead of HTTP to serve files

Is it possible to serve files using SFTP instead of HTTP for Apache? I'm trying to host files on Apache and the files are 100MB+.
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Internal drive's role during file transfer between two external drives

I have an external HDD, and a pendrive connected to my Macbook Air. While monitoring the disk usage of my internal SSD, I started to copy a large file directly from one to the other, and noticed a ...
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Windows: Copy files in remoted machine from that machine to local machine

I am on a Windows computer, say "LocalA". I manually RDP into a remote server, say "RemoteB". From RemoteB I run a script which does a bunch of things and at the end it should copy/send files from ...
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WebDAV file upload over 1Gbps LAN is maxing out at 42Mbps

I currently have a Dell PowerEdge R710 server running Windows Server 2016 and have a WebDAV endpoint set up as my family's file server. When transferring a folder to the server via WebDAV I was only ...
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Unexpected Results with Copy Command and Excel Files

I noticed something strange when executing the Copy command from a windows batch file and was wondering if anyone has encountered this before and can explain the cause. I have a line in a batch file ...
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How to change the drive in a symbolic link?

One of the computers went down in puff of smoke and I have connected the HD to a USB adapter to extract all the user data. The USB drive show up as Drive G: but all symbolic links points to the ...
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Copying sequence of files to be physically placed consecutive on hard drive

I have a image files sequence that need to be read as fast as they can as long they are really a video divided on frames. So when the image sequence is not written on the hard drive consecutively the ...
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Linux: execute command on each copied file

What is the best way to copy files to a new location while executing a command on each copied file? The copied folder(s) is expected to have sub-directories. For example, you could be doing a cp -R ...
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SSH Unreachable after large SCP transfer

Recently built a new i9 server; it is running ubuntu 14. This has happened 4 times in the last 2 months, and today it may have caused a loss of a day's worth of experimental data. Here is what ...
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How to efficiently transfer large files between two remote locations on same server?

We have a number of large (>10GB) files on a server that need to be moved to another location on the same server after a review. The users doing the review and file move do not have RDP access to the ...
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Somehow the /var/www/html folder got converted to a binary file? How do I convert it back?

I was trying to transfer some files from home directory to /var/www/html folder. This was not possible due to permission settings as the system was saying I was not the owner of the folder. So after ...
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How to simply keep a file in open status without help of program in C language/etc.. by using windows bare basic features?

Why robocopy still copy an open file, opened by txt editor in windows Further to above question, how could it be the simplest way to keep an file opened in a bare windows env like server 2016 ...
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Why robocopy still copy an open file, opened by txt editor in windows

From wikipedia, it is told that robocopy will skip copying files in open status. However, when it is under test for robocopy behaviour, the robocopy still copy the opened file by the most simple text ...
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Batch file that copies file and rename to IP address in the name

I'm not too familiar with batch files. Most commonly I use VBA/PHP, but I would like to have this one a go :). I would like to: Fetch the user's IP address, Copy a file, and rename that file to ...
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Bulk move via CMD Regex

I have about 15k files in a flat folder. All are named something like blah blah - whatever.png. Basically, I'd like to move them all into folders named blah blah. I don't want to rename any of them, ...
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Find who sends files over the internal network

In my office someone is having fun doing a stupid prank: he creates hundreds of small text files and push them over the internal network on our desktops. There is no firewall or other security ...
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In what order does Konqueror copy files? Is it biggest first? Is this helpful?

I've selected a very large set of folders in Konqueror and copied them from one disk to another. I'm noticing, watching the progress, that it's blatantly not copying in simple depth-first order. ...
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Why the copied folder contains more files than the original?

I was backing up my Skyrim folder coz i had to reinstall windows 7 for some dark reasons. I also backed up other videogames, which all got well copied from windows partition to Linux partition. But ...
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SFTP connection successful but can't transfer large files

I'm using SFTP to transfer files between a server and a node. Session from server to node is fine, there is no permission or path issue either. And between the two devices I can put/get file of size ...
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Is there a USB file copy protocol that makes zip file copy faster?

I apologise that I cannot provide any source other than mentioning a quote from my friend. (This is almost a question for skeptics.stackexchange) He said there is a protocol because of which copying a ...
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Powerpoint troubles

I tried to open one ZIP file in and accidentally set them to save all files in Powerpoint. I left clicked and pressed open with then Powerpoint. I tried to change it back it properties but I can't ...
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If I copy a bootable USB drive to another USB, will it create a duplicate bootable drive?

I thought it's kind of a dumb question but a search with Google seems to indicate that it is not even possible to copy/paste data on a bootable drive to another USB? But even if we were able to copy ...
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How does windows know the file source when I am performing the file paste operation?

After we copy a file, we can wait for long before pasting it to the destination. I have googled but can't figure out where windows store the information of the source file. I don't think it's the ...