Art Alexion on 6 May 2009 04:28:11 -0700

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Re: [PLUG] find the user with the most files


Art Alexion
Sent unsigned from an iPod. That's the reason for the top posting as  

On May 5, 2009, at 4:14 PM, jeff <> wrote:

> JP Vossen wrote:
>>> find . | egrep -i
>>> "\.(zip|mkv|mp3|avi|rar|exe|iso|wma|wmv|mpg|mpeg|nfo|r[0-9]+)$"|less
> That's too cool, esp to someone who has to use too many Win tools.

You can always mount the windows directories as samba shares and run  
the Linux tools on them as if they were local.

(sorry for not trimming, but this thing won't let me select text.)

>>> In this directory and noticed a lot of these users have warez, but  
>>> we don't
>>> have the time or the manpower to go after every user that has  
>>> warez.  What I
>>> want to do is find every directory of a certain name and output  
>>> the size of
>>> that directory to see who the biggest culprits are.  Any  
>>> suggestions?
> Oh, do I feel your pain.  I have some great current stories about  
> excess
> Exchange usage and multiple offline archive files.
> It's not totally what you're looking for, but the Windirtree/Sequoia
> (Win) and Kdirstat-type utilities are sometimes handy in general to  
> see
> what you have going.
> I should be shot for this but I have to say something positive about
> Windows Storage Server: you can set it to stop certain file groups
> (multimedia, etc.) from being put on the drive.
> Do you want to sort on warez or something other than what you  
> mentioned
> first or do you want a straight dir listing?
> Wishing you luck.
> -jeff
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