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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File synchronization - what are my options?  I'd like my Word and Excel documents stored online and synchronized with my desktop, accessible with my phone and tablet.
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User has two locations where they work on their photo library using Adobe LightRoom on Mac.  They are 8 months at first location, then 4 months at the second for the summer.

Can I have a Synology NAS at each location to synchronize their work?

Internet connection in NYC is FIOS, which currently is 600+ mbps using Speedtest both Download and Upload
Internet connection in MA (Massachusetts) is Xfinity which measures 30 Download and 6 Upload

They have about 5 TB of photos on a RAID directly attached to their computer.
I can use software to sync the RAID files to and from the Synology


I will do the initial synchronization of  the Synology units in NYC, and have them bring one to MA

Once in MA
User adds 1 to 2 GB of photos every few days, which will be synchronized to the NAS

At the end of the 4 months, when the user returns to NYC, I would like their photo library and LightRoom catalogs to be a mirror of what they were working on in MA, and ready to use.



Is this a good method?
Any steps missing?


Thanks
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Is there a way to have an open web page to the general public in SharePoint?  I need a page where folks can download files for our company.  Nothing sensitive.  If not, is there any other free solution out there where I can do this?
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I am using Dropbox to distribute my software because Joomla 3.x no longer allows downloads from my website.  Can anyone recommend an alternative to Dropbox?  My file sizes are just less than 300MB.

Thanks in advance.
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Hello,

Can someone provide some suggestions for reliable and easy-to-use remote access or screen sharing solutions?

I have been using a free service from TeamViewer for several years but since their latest version, I get a pop-up whenever I attempt remote access which states I am required to upgrade to a paid service in order to have that functionality.

By the way, my screen sharing needs are not commercial, but personal (due to paralysis from quadriplegia).

I have a desktop PC as well as a hybrid laptop/tablet and both are running Windows 10. I want to have unattended access in either direction so that I can transfer files as well as see and work on one system from the other.

I'm sure there are a number of different solutions but I'm hopeful that someone here can point me to one which they have found to be simple, straightforward and reliable — and preferably free.

Thanks
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I have a folder created on my desktop with three sunflowers. I wanted to share only two of the three sub folders to users at work.

I shared the parent folder and changed inherited permissions to explicit on that one folder I do not want users to view. The users are still able to access that folder. Is there anything else I need to do?
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We're using WordPress for our Extranet site which is stored on servers outside of our organization.  We usually upload files to the site that users can download by clicking on a link.   Problem is every time we update a document we need to upload it again.

Is there a way to create a WP link that references a local file on our servers. ?     The computers that are accessing this site are all on our network and would have access to this location.

Thanks ….

Joel
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Thus is about USER Name and Full Name and the associated rules and ways of using them in Windows 10 Pro.
I am aware of the Microsoft Community Question:
https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/all/confused-about-windows-user-account-name-logon/1dac5bbe-932a-4aec-8dea-85f923eaf9dc

The answer suggests that Full Name is just extra information as is Description.  As of this week, this appears to be incorrect:

I've not paid much attention to how Full Name gets filled in, in the first place - although I do know HOW to do it retroactively.
Many of our "Full Name" entries are blank and this seems to NOT cause any trouble.

We are doing file sharing using matching username and password between workstations.  (Scoff if you just want to waste our time here).
Recently we found that a matching name and password were failing to access files.  This seems to have happened just suddenly on a pair of workstations that had been sharing fine.
It appears that the user had been entered on the "file serving end" with Name and Full Name.  i.e. Full Name was not [blank].
Now, the Names did match but the Full Name seemed to be the problem.  
I changed the Full Name to match the Name and then things started working again.
It sure feels like there was an update that caused this change.

So Experts:  
Where are the rules and framework for Name and Full Name?  I've looked but haven't been able to find them.
These are all "local accounts".
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HI,
I am getting only 0.1 kbps speed for a specific torrent even though it has high number of seeds and peers. Why could be that.
I am attaching the snapshot of the torrent client.. and also speed of the internet.
Here is the screen shot of torrents in torrent client
torrent
Here is the data from speedtest.net :
speedtest
Thanks
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What are Enterprise size businesses using to replace old FTP Server technology.

Where I work we are looking to update our technology and replace our FTP Server.  I have been charged with researching alternative solutions to using an in house FTP server.  This F.T.P. Server is used by our:

- Employees
- Customers

To share files from different locations.  We want to have it secured so its not open to everyone on the internet.  Citrix ShareFile is good; but, it is expensive.  IS there any type of technology that we can use and setup on premises?  That we cna install and have it work better and more securely than FTP?

Even if you need to pay a little bit that is fine.  We wil need several dozen accounts to connect and share files to this alternative solution.
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Background:
Mac Air

Originally, I have 2 connections to smb://server/folder1 and smb://server/folder2.
which would connect when I logon. The settings are in SYSTEM PREFERENCE > USERS AND GROUP > LOGIN ITEMS

Recently, I noticed that I have 2 of the sharing folder1 on. the desktop of MAC AIR after I updated to "MOJAVE"
I undo all my share folders setting but there is still one smb://server/folder1 is still there.

It is a map drive from no where!
What can I check to clean it up????
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I would like to read what's in Clam AV's safebrowsing .cld
(that lists the blacklisted sites).

After following some suggestions online, extracted from
the cld file  the following (using dd & 7zip):
08/11/2018  02:13 PM            18,325 Copying.txt
08/11/2018  02:14 PM       113,037,608 safebrowsing.gdb
08/11/2018  02:14 PM               514 safebrowsing.info

How can we read/extract the gdb file?
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I have Domain Server 2016 Environment and all workstations are win-10 and some Macs. We have legacy file server 2003 that is quite BIG, we use it for backups and old file-storage. For now we have no option to transfer all files, to big and no budget. But now, some colleagues would like once in a while to access those old files, on the fly.

All Mac users can access those files, no problem.
All Win-10 workstations/laptops, they cannot access them.

Any options? Please.

I have tried this bellow, do not work.
http://www.tomshardware.com/faq/id-3091503/enable-support-legacy-file-shares-windows.html
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Hi Experts,
can someone explain the procedure for generating certificates.

I am new to this I want to Generating private key for SFTP connection, i have a file that has a *.asc extension and i want to generate to private key and send it to third party.

Thank you,
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Looking for best practice on moving file shares from one server to another.
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Hi Experts,

We have a script that is downloading files from FTP server every 15 minutes.

I'm writing a function that will do the following.

Loop thru all files, process them, then delete them.

Part of the function is to see if file contains some data besides of just headers.
this is the code

Function CountOfRecords(sFolderPath As String, sFile As String) As Long
Dim fso
Dim folderPath
Dim file
Dim oFile
Dim fileContent
Dim arr
Dim cnt
Dim recCnt
Set fso = CreateObject("Scripting.FileSystemObject")
'folderPath = "C:\FTP\5-18\31\" 'Change the folder path as required and remember to add a back slash in the end
        Set oFile = fso.OpenTextFile(sFolderPath & sFile)
        fileContent = oFile.ReadAll
        arr = Split(fileContent, vbCrLf)
        If UBound(arr) > 0 Then
            cnt = cnt + 1
            recCnt = recCnt + UBound(arr)
        End If
        oFile.Close
        Set oFile = Nothing
CountOfRecords = recCnt

End Function

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However some times I get an error, permission denied.

guess when its still in middle the download process...

what is the solution?

Thanks on advance.
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Using a tool like Teamviewer, can I safely let a programmer add code without risk of him/her downloading my document?

Or any other tool. The main thing is to all the time be certain the programmer can work on my document (Excel workbook) and add VBA code without any risk that he/she downloads the workbook. Could I even restrict viewing of certain pages, tabs and cells/cell areas of this workbook and perhaps let several different programmers work on different tabs of my Excel workbook? Although they might take a screencast of the tabs, but if I divide the task on several programmers and restrict viewing I would neutralize this risk also.
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I need to run the scheduler (Built in)
Copy file from my source
to
My local folder
Ever 60 minutes

AFTER that process...
I need to delete the file off the source folder

When IPSWITCH ws-ftp does a scheduler transfer
Is that a COPY
or a MOVE?
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Hi Experts,
I have the following function trying to synchronize my local folder with a FTP folder.
Sub Example()
 
    Dim mySession As New Session
    
    ' Enable custom error handling
    On Error Resume Next
    
    Download mySession
    
    ' Query for errors
    If Err.Number <> 0 Then
        MsgBox "Error: " & Err.Description
 
        ' Clear the error
        
        Err.Clear
    End If
     
    ' Disconnect, clean up
    mySession.Dispose
     
    ' Restore default error handling
    On Error GoTo 0
    
End Sub
Public Sub Download(ByRef mySession As Session)
'Public Sub Download()
    ' Setup session options
    Dim mySessionOptions As New SessionOptions
    With mySessionOptions
        .Protocol = Protocol_Sftp
        .hostname = "sftp.MySite.com"
        .username = "MyUser"
        .password = "MyPWD"
        .SshHostKeyFingerprint = "ssh-rsa 2048 xx:xx:xx:xx:xx:xx:xx:xx:xx:xx:xx:xx:xx:xx:xx:xx"
        
        
    End With
    
    ' Connect
    mySession.Open mySessionOptions
    
    ' Upload files
    Dim myTransferOptions As New TransferOptions
    myTransferOptions.TransferMode = TransferMode_Binary
    'myTransferOptions.ResumeSupport = TransferResumeSupportState.TransferResumeSupportState_Off
    myTransferOptions.ResumeSupport.State = TransferResumeSupportState_Off
     
    Dim transferResult As SynchronizationResult
    'Set transferResult = _
        mySession.GetFiles("/Outbox/*PatChanges*", "H:\FTP\", False, myTransferOptions)

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Hi Experts,
I have my Access backend database on the server and some times nobody is using it, I can go into design of each of the tables.
However the lock file does not get closed after closing all Access instances.
Is it safe to copy over the file to a different location, compact it and place it back in the original location?
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Hi Experts,

I have the following script that

1- downloads from a FTP site all new files to a local folder
2- Copy all downloaded files to another local folder.

However I see that 2nd step is not working properly, it downloads/copies all files again to the 2nd folder, not only the new files.
Can someone help me fix that?

# Load WinSCP .NET assembly
Add-Type -Path "C:\Program Files (x86)\WinSCP\WinSCPnet.dll"

# Set up session options
$sessionOptions = New-Object WinSCP.SessionOptions -Property @{
    Protocol = [WinSCP.Protocol]::Sftp
    HostName = "sftp.MySite.com"
    UserName = "MyUserName"
    Password = "MyPWD"
    SshHostKeyFingerprint = "1234567890="
}

$session = New-Object WinSCP.Session

try
{
    # Connect
    $session.Open($sessionOptions)

    # Transfer files
    $remotePath = "H:\FTP\*"
    
    $sourcePath = "/Outbox/*"
    $destPath = "H:\FTP\"
    $destPathNew = "H:\FTP\Caspio\"

    $transferOptions = New-Object WinSCP.TransferOptions

    $transferOptions.FileMask = "*PAT*.*;*Sch*.*|*Full*.*"

    while($True)
    {
         try
        {
            $transferResult = $session.GetFiles($sourcePath, $destPath, $False, $transferOptions)
            $transferResult.Check()
        }
        finally
        {
 	        foreach ($transfer in $transferResult.Transfers)
                {
                   $session.GetFiles($transfer.FileName, $destPathNew, $False, $transferOptions)
                    Write-Host "Download of 

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i use Fillzilla ftp server 0.9.44. My colleagues use fillzilla client connect to my FTP server. But it occurs a FTP password incorrectly a many times. I sure they use correct password. what is happening for them?
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Hi Experts,

The script below connects to a FTP site and downloads all newest files to a local folder in my pc.

How can I change this script to include only files  either with wording "PAT" or "Sched"?
However if file name contains word "Full" it should not be included.

# Load WinSCP .NET assembly
Add-Type -Path "C:\Program Files (x86)\WinSCP\WinSCPnet.dll"

# Set up session options
$sessionOptions = New-Object WinSCP.SessionOptions -Property @{
    Protocol = [WinSCP.Protocol]::Sftp
    HostName = "sftp.MySite.com"
    UserName = "MyUserName"
    Password = "MyPWD"
    SshHostKeyFingerprint = "1234567890="
}

$session = New-Object WinSCP.Session

try
{
    # Connect
    $session.Open($sessionOptions)

    # Transfer files
    $remotePath = "H:\FTP\*"
    
    $sourcePath = "/Outbox/*"
    $destPath = "H:\FTP\"
    $destPathNew = "H:\FTP\Caspio\"


    $transferOptions = New-Object WinSCP.TransferOptions
    while($True)
    {
 
        try
        {
     
            $transferResult = $session.GetFiles($sourcePath, $destPath, $False, $transferOptions)
            $transferResult.Check()
        }
        finally
        {
 	        foreach ($transfer in $transferResult.Transfers)
                {
                   $session.GetFiles($transfer.FileName, $destPathNew, $False, $transferOptions)
          
                    Write-Host "Download of $($transfer.FileName) succeeded"
                }
                $destPathNew1
        }
    }
    Write-Host 

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Hi Experts,
I am looking for an Access file that was used about a month ago, however cant remember the name and since there were more recent files used, I cannot get to see them from under Access recent files list..
Is there any way I can get a list of all my Access files used in past month, along with date last opened?
Files can be either on the server or on local C drive.
Thanks in advance
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As topic we going to upgrade our file servee from Window server 2008 R2 to Window Server 2016 .In existi g file server we using FSRM to set the quota and file screening.I would like to migrate this to new server also.Please advice
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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.