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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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Greetings Technicians,

I have a Client looking for a low Cost unlimited size file shareing program like Dropbox.

the Box wants $720 per year for 3 users unlimited size

client looking for something cheaper???

any Ideas

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I have a windows 10 computer and I'm using Offline Sync Files so that my network files are available to me all the time.
When I connect using VPN, I have access to all files except those included in the Sync process.
Windows seems to not get that I am not connected to the network and have access to all File Servers, and I don't see a "Force Retry Connection" button anywhere.... how can I make it realise I am not "away" anymore...?

Hey all - I have a client that has quite a bit of data on dropbox, that they need to share remotely. Yet due to the critical nature of the data, we need a means of backing the data up internally.    Anyone come across a means of doing this?  I suggest they change how the use Dropbox and only hang files out there when needed remotely and keep the data secured internally.  
Thoughts? Ideas

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If you cannot remember zip password, you won't be able to extract and access to the zipped file. There are a bunch of zip file password recovery tools can help you find the original password to unzip the encrypted archives. iSumsoft ZIP Password Refixer is the solution you will greatly appreciate.

Due to a mess up in mapping, a user in my domain was working for few days on his backup homefolder instead of his "live" homefolder.
So now I have 2 folders for that users with some file newer than other but in both ways...
How can I re-merge them and get a folder that has all his newest version of each file ?
PS: He has many sub-folders and his homefolder is around 20Gb.

Thank you.
I have rsync some files to a remote server.  Some of those files have been updated on the remote server and others of those files have been updated on the original server.  

I want to update the remote server so that it includes any changes to updated files on the original server but I don't want to overwrite anything on the remote server that has more recently been changed on the remote server than the original server.

Which rsync option should I use for this?

I've been using Dropbox for years, the 1 TB account and I think it's great.  I have some clients that use Google Drive and they think it's great--until lately.  One of the users deleted a bunch of random files in many different folders.  Being familiar with Dropbox, I was thinking that it was going to be simple to restore these deleted files from the trash.  I would just go in there (past the meatloaf from last week, egg shells, etc) and sort the trash folder by date deleted or date modified and restore the data back to its original location. Apparently, it's not that simple.  The trash is all mixed together.  It has a "last modified" and "last opened" column option but there is no chronological sorting when those options are selected.  Please say that I'm missing something here.  I googled, "google drive restore by date deleted files" in hopes to find someone else that had this issue.  I found an old Google productforums page and the conclusion by the Google Drive tech was, "Thank you for posting and sorry you're running into this issue. The only way for you to restore files on specific days is to do it manually."  So, no sorting in the trash?  You must restore the whole thing and then sort through it?  I checked out Dropbox again and I see that you can sort the deleted files by date/time deleted.  Please let me know if you have some experience with this or if Google Drive is not a good option.  Thank you!
Hi Experts,

Lately I am not able to save my app as MDE in a particular network folder, I get the attached message.
However when I create it in another folder then copy/paste to the desired folder it works.
What could be the reason?
Hello EE,

We are migrating our file server and need to maintain shares and permissions.  The first I am looking at doing a full copy to see how long it takes with retaining all time stamps, permissions and shares:

robocopy "\\server\share" \\server\share /zb /MT /mir /copyall /dcopy:T /V /tee /LOG+:C:\robocopy\log.txt /r:3 /w:240

It's been a while since I've used this so want to make sure if I am missing anything.
I would then like to migrate only changes, but am not clear how to edit the above.  Any input would be great.
Hello Experts,

I have just setup a FTP Server using CuteFTP. Whenever I bring up the server I get the error in the image. Can someone let me know why I'm being asked the verification questions in the error log?


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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?
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 = ::1 lo
interfaces = lo
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.
Hi Experts,
I just had tested a code which deleted an entire folder of mine!!
and created two files under that folder
Any way to recover?
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?
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?
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


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
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.
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?
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.
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?
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.

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?

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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?

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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