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    Kids Hiding music files

    Hi Everyone

    I have just found a load of kids hiding music files in their my docs on the server as .m4a files.

    Richard

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    I'm guessing you would like to solve this problem..... EduSweep i would also recommend it deals with this nicely. Link from krisd32/

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    does edusweep not do this? give it a try. you'll find it Here

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    Hiding them??

    Quote Originally Posted by Audacity Wiki
    M4A and M4P are the two main file extensions for native Apple audio formats used in iTunes and iPods. All Apple formats are part of the MPEG-4 multimedia standard which is based on Apple QuickTime.
    M4A - Audacity Wiki

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    if you run a file reporter technology on the network you can see exactly what files, how many m4s, mp3s etc are actually on there MailMeter File Archiver - File Archiving - Saving Storage Space

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    You can also use the file command under Linux to show the true content of a file say:
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    pete@tpad2:~/downloads$ file cheese.doc
    cheese.doc: Audio file with ID3 version 2.3, MP3 encoding
    I keep meaning to script this to recurse directory structures ovenight, grepping what I'm interested in and dumping to a logfile.

    Edit: found a script on Novell: http://www.novell.com/coolsolutions/...ds/findexe.txt
    Last edited by pete; 7th July 2009 at 11:16 AM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by EduTech View Post
    I'm guessing you would like to solve this problem..... EduSweep i would also recommend it deals with this nicely. Link from krisd32/

    James.
    Hi James I use edusweep and nasty file search

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    Quote Originally Posted by pete View Post
    You can also use the file command under Linux to show the true content of a file say:
    Code:
    pete@tpad2:~/downloads$ file cheese.doc
    cheese.doc: Audio file with ID3 version 2.3, MP3 encoding
    I keep meaning to script this to recurse directory structures ovenight, grepping what I'm interested in and dumping to a logfile.

    Edit: found a script on Novell: http://www.novell.com/coolsolutions/...ds/findexe.txt
    Is there something similiar you can do on windows ?

    If so then may be a case of making a script that will enumerate through all files in a directory and any sub folders and output it all into a text file to see if they are actualy word docs etc instead of being audio files etc

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    Quote Originally Posted by mac_shinobi View Post
    Is there something similiar you can do on windows ?

    If so then may be a case of making a script that will enumerate through all files in a directory and any sub folders and output it all into a text file to see if they are actualy word docs etc instead of being audio files etc
    In theory you can do all the above in Cygwin (Cygwin Information and Installation) or by using unxutils (Native Win32 ports of some GNU utilities) . I haven't tested it though.

    The line you care about is:
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    find $THEPATH -type f | sed -e 's/^/\"/' -e 's/$/\"/' | xargs file -z | grep executable | cut -d ":" -f1 >> $FILENAME
    So grab w32 versions of find, sed, xargs, grep and cut and you should be fine.

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    Assuming it's shared, you could just mount the share using a Linux machine and run the command from there.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Batman View Post
    Assuming it's shared, you could just mount the share using a Linux machine and run the command from there.
    I'm assuming people who need the w32 stuff don't have a handy Linux machine available.

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    I'm assuming that everyone has at least something running Linux on their network... they'd be crazy not to

    Or a live CD?

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    If you've gone to the trouble of using linux then you probably wouldn't have this problem in the first place

    in Samba we just veto file extensions that we don't like.

    Code:
    veto files = /*.bat/*.dll/*.mp3   etc

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