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File Sharing Software

File sharing is the practice of distributing or providing access to digital media, such as computer programs, multimedia (audio, images and video), documents or electronic books. Common methods of storage, transmission and dispersion include manual sharing utilizing removable media, centralized servers on computer networks, World Wide Web-based hyperlinked documents, distributed peer-to-peer networking (P2P) and cloud-based file syncing.

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Hello tech guys and gals,

I have a Linux only network on our production system that has 2 file server guests installed in an ESXi server.  Said server contains 4 rotational disks of 250 gb each.  2 disks contain the vm images and related files while the other 2 disks are reserved for the file server as storage medium.  They are mirrored with drbd and heartbeat, so effectively giving me block level replication of the entire drive.  That's working fine.

My question is as follows.  I want to upgrade to solid state drives with similar HA and replication, but I'm curious to know if there is a better way?  My thought is to partition the storage drives into separate volumes and use nfs or something similar to only allow certain hosts to access certain partitions, effectively isolating the data for an application at a partition level instead of a permissions controller based on uid and gid and chmod.

From a security perspective, I can see that being a little more secure.  What about from a performance perspective?  Would keeping the rotational drives as extra space or maybe using them as secondaries work just the same, only slightly slower?

If I did keep the rotational drives, does chopping it into multiple partitions affect the speed to any measurable degree?
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Check which ports are open to the outside world. Helps make sure that your firewall rules are working as intended.

One of a set of tools we are providing to everyone as a way of saying thank you for being a part of the community.

I have tunneled mixed linux and windows clients to a 'within-firewall client' (that could access the share's host) before, so I know that that, at least, is possible.

But what about tunneling directly from the client to the host of the network share?

Can I have samba listen on port, say, 5559 (just an example), and only accept connections from localhost, and tunnel a client's 5559 to that host - so that the client appears to be connecting from host's localhost? I can't figure out how to set it up. So far, I have samba configured:

hosts allow = 127.0.0.1 ::1 lo
interfaces = lo 127.0.0.1
bind interfaces only = yes
And I'm tunneling from the host:

ssh -R 5559:localhost:5559 shrusr@shrhost -Nf
However, if samba is already running, than TCP forwarding fails. If the tunnel is already running, than samba cannot start. Is what I'm trying to accomplish possible? Is there some other way to do it?

It seems like it should work - I can even netcat myself files across that ssh tunnel. So, netcat has no problem listening to the same port as ssh. Only smbd refuses, and also blocks ssh from that port if started first.

Any advice would be appreciated.
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Hi Experts,
I just had tested a code which deleted an entire folder of mine!!
(C:\Application)
and created two files under that folder
Any way to recover?
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Hi Experts,

I'm trying to use FileCopy command to copy a file from a local folder to a network location.
When I copy manually from the windows explorer it works fine.
However when I want use it thru FileCopy command I get the attached error

Assuming this must be given special permissions, any suggestions?
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Evernotes files can get corrupted if the file is closed before the sync is completed.  Dropbox's sync process seems to be different.  If so, what is the difference and how does each system function?
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I'm using FTPES using port 2980.  FileZilla showing error "Failed to retrieve directory listing"

Using  IIS10

basic authentication enabled.
anonymous authentication disabled

FTP authorization rule set for a user.


netsh int ipv4 show dynamicport tcp  command shows below dynamic port range

start port 49152
number of ports: 16384


Log:

Status:      Resolving address of xx-asdfgh-01.internal.sdfg.com
Status:      Connecting to 182.xx.xx.xx:2980...
Status:      Connection established, waiting for welcome message...
Status:      Logged in
Status:      Retrieving directory listing...
Command:      PWD
Response:      257 "/" is current directory.
Command:      TYPE I
Response:      200 Type set to I.
Command:      PORT 10,56,2,41,231,204
Response:      200 PORT command successful.
Command:      LIST
Response:      150 Opening BINARY mode data connection.
Response:      550
Error:      Failed to retrieve directory listing
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Hi Experts,

I am trying to copy/paste a file from one location to another location in my pc and getting the attached error.
While it says file exists, I dont see that file, and besides why cant I replace an existing file?
Already restarted my pc and didnt help.
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Which is the best solution/setup for synchronizing Excel och Google Sheets, restrict viewing of specific cells and automatic sharing upon change in specific cells/columns/rows (and automatic e-mail notification)?

So far, I've found these possible solutions:

1. For synching (Sync Sheet): http://funbutlearn.com/2013/12/introducing-sync-sheet-sync-ms-excel.html
1. For synching (Sheetgo): https://www.sheetgo.com/import-automatically-data-excel/
1. For synching (G Suite): https://gsuite.google.com/intl/en/
2. For sharing portions of an Excel sheet: http://funbutlearn.com/2017/09/share-portion-sheet-google-spreadsheet.html
3. For automatic sharing and e-mail notification upon change: https://productforums.google.com/forum/#!topic/docs/QyMJDt2ld28

Then there is also Zapier, but I'm not sure where in above it fits in: https://zapier.com/zapbook/google-sheets/

Or would I really not need any other software, just to use MS Excel and Google Sheets?
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Hi experts, which software supports the communications from different locations (people can talk to each other in different locations) and also allows the users to upload, download and share files.
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We are looking for a solution to provide a redundant file server (file sharing) where we can have 2 copies of all files stored simultaneously.  Active failover would be the great but manual failover would work too provided we could do it quickly.

The share names and permissions would have to remain the same on both instances.

What's out there? I know windows has Dfs replication but have usually heard there are problems with locked files.
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Free Tool: IP Lookup

Get more info about an IP address or domain name, such as organization, abuse contacts and geolocation.

One of a set of tools we are providing to everyone as a way of saying thank you for being a part of the community.

A customer of mine wants to install dropbox on her computer but when we installed it  and try to open it, it says that there is no internet connection.  but that can't be because I was remotely on her computer and we was connected fine.  If i click on the icon in the sis tray is says "connecting" but that is all.  I shut off Norton scan and Norton firewall but that did no good.  
How do I resolve this issue?
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Hello Experts,

Can someone let me know why I'm unable to download files using Filezilla client. As you can see its greyed out. However, I can open the file... very weird.

filezilla
Thanks
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Hello SQL Server Gurus!
I am relatively new to SQL Server and I need to export data to a CSV file from a stored procedure.  The data is a SELECT from a View in the database.  The export needs to include the column names are the first row in the export (acting as the header).  This SP will be executed from another integration type tool and the requirement is that the SP generates the CSV file.  Can someone please either point me in the right direction (i have been googling without success) or maybe send some sample code?

Many thank!
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We have a business scenario in which our clients send PHI to us. Our policies mandate encrypting the payload (containing PHI) prior to transfer, and then using S-FTP to conduct the transfer. We're getting complaints from our clients that the process is cumbersome.  We ask them to encrypt using 7zip, and then open Filezilla to send the payload. We think it's pretty simple but alas, some of our clients think otherwise. What we like to have is one application that can do both with a very simple UI:
1. Select the files to be shipped.
2. Under the covers with some configuration files perhaps, specify a client name and a public key for encryption.
3. Provide a username/password for the S-FTP.
4. Send.

Does anyone know whether such a tool exists, or would we be scripting this ourselves?
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Hello Experts,

We are looking for a file sharing solution which will consume minimum Internet bandwidth and minimize data usage. This is a MUST.

We have a central office with fast/fat bandwidth and 5 satellite sites with VERY limited bandwidth and low allowable data usage (5 GB/month). Have been using Dropbox but the usage can be over the top.

Looking for a solution to have tighter management over file sharing and program updates usage.

Does anyone have a good suggestion?

Thanks!
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Is this possible??
 
  "A folder management system whereby if and when a person attempts to move or delete a folder they must obtain the administrators consent or that only the administrator can move or delete folders or a two factor authentication for this where one of the authentications is from someone other than the person attempting to delete or move the folder. "

Thanks
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For cells in one column, I want to be able to upload a XML file to each cell and have it saved there, and then another user should be able to download this file.

For cells in another column, I want to be able to upload a BMP or JPG file to each cell and have it saved there, and then another user should be able to download this file.

Is this possible to achieve in Google Spreadsheet, or by help from a plug-in?
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Hi,

We are migrating our fileserver which has over 3 TB of data to a new server but would like to keep the folders and files structure with the shared and NTFS permissions and date created and modified dates. We do not want to use Robo copy because of it's limitations.

Which tool have you used migrating such a large data and keeping the folders and file structures with it's shared and ntfs permissions?

Thanks,
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Is it possible to bypass the need for a LAMP server (LAMP = the Linux operating system, the Apache HTTP Server, the MySQL relational database management system (RDBMS), and the PHP programming language)?

I am looking for a way to simply put some files on a file share for a specific group and let everyone have access to whatever is required to run the application, but without having access to a full LAMP server.

Can writing php files that conform to newer standards accomplish this?  If not, is there any way to accomplish this without any installs?
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We are running a fairly large peer-to-peer network.  
Recently, the Master Browser failed to list ONE of the computers on the network.
The missing computer is pingable using its IP address.
And, if one uses Start  \\computername it shows up and is added to the local computer's Network list.
When the network list is closed and reopened, it is again missing.
When the computer acting as the Master Browser is turned off, eventually the ONE computer shows up on the Network list .. coming from the new Master Browser.
Nothing else seems out of order.  Everything seems to be working as expected.
But, since the missing computer is *important* to operations, having it missing is problematic.

What could cause this?
What is the fix beyond what we did (which was to turn off the Computer Browser service on the computer which had been the Master Browser)?
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A freind has a samsung 6 phone and wants to be able to tranfer files from his windows computer to the phone over wireless or bluetooth or whatever would be easiest.  Is there an app that can do this for someone with limitied tech skills?  Maybe where the program can be on the computer and you right click a file and tell it to go to the cloud and then it is accessible on the phone?
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We are looking for a self-hosting alternative just like "WeTransfer"


If it could run on a linux server it would be great. (Windows Server is also OK)

We would like the service to be hosted at our servers, because there could be some critical data between.


The thought was :

Enter the URL
"Press here to upload a file"
Upload
Now it generates an unique URL, the costumer can send out via an email.


I Found this http://alternativeto.net/software/wetransfer/?platform=self-hosted
But would like to hear something you could have any experience with.

We are willing to pay for the software, but open source would be great too.
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I have been playing around with one of these Synology NAS devices and am trying to figure out how to configure the device so that I can access the Shared files remotely from a laptop or desktop offsite. I would like to have direct file access like a mapped network location using the "Add Network Location" wizard built into Windows. I mapping using this utility and using: https://(external ip):5501 but am not able to connect. I have 5501 port forwarded to 5001 (which I believe to be the port the Synology device uses.

Has anyone else successfully configured this type of use using this device?
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I am running ubuntu 14, using the built in FTP server.
When I try to connect to it, it connects, but I get this error below

Status:      Connection established, waiting for welcome message...
Status:      Logged in
Status:      Retrieving directory listing...
Status:      Server sent passive reply with unroutable address. Using server address instead.
Command:      LIST
Error:      Connection timed out after 20 seconds of inactivity
Error:      Failed to retrieve directory listing

Yes, I know I can change the setting in filezilla to active mode and then it would work, but that does not solve my problem.  I have a computer running a script FTP'ing files to my linux box, and it stopped working.
The only thing I did yesterday is disable and enable the firewall on the linux box, and it almot seems since then, it stopped working.

I'm thinking the problem is on the linux box?
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File Sharing Software

File sharing is the practice of distributing or providing access to digital media, such as computer programs, multimedia (audio, images and video), documents or electronic books. Common methods of storage, transmission and dispersion include manual sharing utilizing removable media, centralized servers on computer networks, World Wide Web-based hyperlinked documents, distributed peer-to-peer networking (P2P) and cloud-based file syncing.