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Problem writing on NTFS external drive on OSX

When you format an external USB hard drive in Apple’s MAC OSX you may find that it is not possible to write on it. This is due to a permissions issue… 48 more words

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[PATCH] NTFS-3G: Allow read-only mounting of hibernated or Windows 8 "fast restart" filesystems

I have been struggling with a bug in NTFS-3G where NTFS will refuse to mount due to hibernation or Windows 8 fast restart being enabled, even if I specify the read-only mount option as suggested by the “Windows is hibernated; refusing to mount” error text: 135 more words

Powershell - Update NTFS Audit Levels

Here are the required steps for updating audit rules on Windows NTFS shares with PowerShell.

 # PowerShell Script used for updating and removing NTFS Audit Rules
 # The $path variable represents the UNC path to the share that the script is being executed against. 74 more words

New Data Recovery Technologies for NTFS Hard Disks

NTFS partitions are infinitely more robust than their older FAT counterparts. Unfortunately, even NTFS volumes are not guaranteed against failures, corruption and data loss. Various reasons contribute to the NTFS failures, including hardware and software failures, power outages and malicious actions performed by viruses, trojans and other malware. 370 more words

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How to access windows ntfs filesystem from linux machine

Please follow the below steps to access the ntfs filesystem in centos

Step 1: Install EPEL Repository
# wget http://download.fedoraproject.org/pub/epel/6/x86_64/epel-release-6-5.noarch.rpm
# rpm -ivh epel-release-6-5.noarch.rpm…
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Icacls - administer NTFS permissions


Displays or modifies discretionary access control lists (DACLs) on specified files, and applies stored DACLs to files in specified directories.


icacls <FileName>  <Sid>:<Perm>[...]] ] ] <Sid>[...]] [/t] [/c] [/l] [/q] ]
icacls <Directory> ]  [/l] [/q]]
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SMB 3 NAS is preferable to DAS in a Windows environment

Microsoft is investing heavily in the Network Attached Storage (NAS) protocol SMB 3 and is clearly laying out a road map that suggests NAS is the future as opposed to Direct Attached Storage (DAS). 395 more words