Allowing more than one user to have access to a file. This can be via a network share, some method of cloud storage, using an FTP server, or other methods.

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How to turn a private cloud server into a public one

I have multiple private cloud servers that I use regularly and am looking to turn them into particioned ublic ones that multiple people can sign up for and use online and possibly from an app. I know ...
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“File in use” message doesn't appear when file is open by someone else

When Excel file is shared and someone opens it for editing, another person opening it should see a message like below: In my company we started blocking shares which have "Everyone" group added, so ...
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How to share a file (not folder) across WInXP LAN?

I know how to share folders across WinXP LAN via WORKGROUP. However, when it comes to sharing just a file (not folder), I find no such a sharing button within WinXP. I tried creating a shortcut link ...
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Sharing folders in a workgroup - nonsymmetrical behaviour with windows 10

I have 2 computers running under W10.64. One named W36, the other W500. I configured my network as a workgroup and I can see the W36 and the W500 icons in the explorer on both computers. However, ...
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How to share files to devices connected between router 1 & router 2

Hardware: Huawei HG8247 (router 1) - router & modem combo. Linksys EA6900 (router 2) - router with 4TB hard drive attached. Goal: Share hard drive files to a laptop connected to router 1 via ...
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Can I make Office 365 shared documents read-only? (OneDrive for Business)

I have to share some Microsoft Office 365 documents (word, excel) with others. I want them to be strictly read-only.. I share them through the company OneDrive (which came with Office 365 ...
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Access Recycle Bin through SMB?

I am accessing one of my computers through SMB (file sharing) and I am running into a problem. I am trying to access the Recycle Bin but it does not work. I read it is DriveLetter/$Recycle.Bin, so I ...
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Win Server 2003 r2: Can you deploy files without using GPP?

Im trying to deploy an email signature that needs to be placed in every C:%APPDATA%\MICROSOFT\Signatures folder on each machine in my domain. I am aware of how to deploy programs with .msi file ...
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QNAP Nas File Server outside LAN

I am trying to map my NAS as a network drive outside my LAN however I have very limited knowledge around this. I have a QNap TS-212P which is configured to port forward so I can access it's GUI ...
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Computer accessible via IP and shown in NET VIEW, doesn't automatically appear in Explorer

The LAN with the problem has about 5 Win 8.1 PCs and a unix file server. The file server also acts as browser master via samba. File sharing works fine, each machine can see the others - except one (...
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Is NAS operating system necessary?

I currently have an old computer that has Windows 7 on it and I would like to use this machine to be used as a local file server at home. I am not looking to do anything other than using this computer ...
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FreeNAS - cifs sharing / active shares error

I'm using FreeNAS and just sharing to windows clients on the LAN with CIFS, but I'm stuck with trying to interpret why it's behaving as it is: The NAS is configured as "Browsable to Network Clients" ...
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Changes in “Advanced sharing settings” of Windows 10 are not saved

I change settings in "Advanced Sharing Settings" in "Network and Sharing Center" of Windows 10 but they are never saved. I turn on "Find/Discover Networks" and "File and Printer Sharing" but they ...
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Do Torrents have file quantity limitations? [closed]

Is there a limit to the number of individual files that may be included in the root of torrent? If there is a maximum quantity, what is it? If limits are client / tracker dependent, what are the ...
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mount http server as filesystem

I am trying to mount HTTP locally.Using SSHFS its working fine.But for Windows systems, or systems without SSH we cant use SSHFS.For example we can mount FTP locally using curlftp.For HTTP we have any ...
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Change default direction to LTR in comments in an existing MS Word document

In MS Word, when I try to comment in a file someone shared with me, the text defaults to Right to Left, even if the whole document is in English. The author of the text has Right to Left languages ...
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Easist way to connect some SATA HDDs to a network without full PC

I have a few SATA HDDs in my big desktop PC. I store media and stuff on them, and access them from my other PCs over my home network. However, in order to access them, my big PC has to be on, which ...
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Setting up Home Computer as File Server Windows

Here's my situation. My brother has a PC with a large hard drive (2TB) in his bedroom. All our movies are stored on that drive. I have another laptop hooked up to my telly in the sitting room, ...
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List Folders which are not updated in last X days

I have windows base File sharing server (with above 100 shared folders for users) for users where users copy there files on daily basis for backup purposes. Some users forget to do this, and after ...
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Cloud service to on premise file sharing optimization

On AWS I have Windows 2012(file server) & Ubuntu(ipsec vpn) E2C instance. On premise I have a Ubuntu Server(file server & ipsec vpn ). What options do I have in order to optimize sharing ...
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Samba not visible on windows 7 (raspbian)

I followed one or two tutorials (saying the same) about configuring a samba server on a Raspberry Pi (I've got the third one) (Raspbian). I can see the server locally running smbclient -L localhost. ...
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File share access

I have a File Server on Windows with user access via AD. Now I need to deny access for a user group from a specific IP-Pool. But other users must connect to the file share from the same pool. How can ...
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Optimising file sharing on wireless client

I have a hard drive (movie storage) connected to a RaspberryPi which is connected to a router (skyhub) via Ethernet Cable. Samba is enabled on the RaspberryPi. Any other devices that are connected ...
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Locking a file on a shared drive for editing by only one person at a time

A shared file exists to a number of Windows 7/8 PCs on a mapped network drive like so: G:\plan.xlsx How can one lock or control the file so as it is only editable by one person at a time? Conflicts ...
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How to share all files and folders over the network

I was wondering how to share all my files on my win 7 machine with my win 10 machine over the network.
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Share files and process between a few computers (windows)

I have a few computers. One server for web projets and services, one for development, one my personal computer, one my tablet which I take when I need to move somewhere. I'm a little bit tired to ...
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Is there a usb drive that can be shared with two computers?

I'm working as a freelancer on my own laptop (windows 10 pro). I am not allowed on my client's network with my own laptop. My client provided me with a desktop (windows 7 pro) for mail, printing, ...
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Slow searching OSX Server from Windows machines

Our graphics/media/photo files archived onto share points on Xserve. Photographer's macs are to be replaced by Windows PCs. Initial test with PC suggests that we can access share points and files ...
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Can different person see different shared folder structure by file sharing services of Windows Server 2008 r2?

For example, I have a folder structure like bellow in Windows Server 2008 R2 server: ShareFolder SubFolder1 File1 SubFolder2 SSFolder1 File2 SSFolder2 ...
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How to share a link to a picture in BTsync?

I have often files which I sync between my devices in BTsync. However, sometimes, I would like to share one picture or one video to one user elsewhere from the BTsync network. Technically, the ...
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Is the origin of a file traceable? If it is how can I sanitise it?

If I copied a file from my PC to a newly formatted USB flash drive, took the file to a public PC and public Internet connection, created from there a new email, created a new account on an uploading ...
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Share files and folders over two gateway 192.168.2.1 and 10.10.10.1 on the network 10.10.10.1

I have a DSL Broadband line with Static IP 10.10.10.155 and a Router connected to my PC. When I have to use internet with this router, we need to configure Internet Setup as Static IP. In this case ...
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How to find conflicted shared files in Dropbox?

In OS X, by just clicking the popup you are redirected to the file. However, in Ubuntu, you there is no such redirection. Also, you cannot find afterwards which files have changed. I just remember ...
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Share file and folders over Network with Static IP behind a router

I have a DSL Broadband Connection with Static IP 10.10.10.155 and a Router connected to my PC. When I have to use internet with this router, we need to configure WAN Access type is to be Static IP. In ...
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Network sharing NTFS drives without a Windows workgroup or homegroup (Linux solutions welcome)

I had a home setup - one desktop PC used as file server, 2 laptops. The laptops should be able to read/write the desktop's NTFS drives, but not each other's; nor should the server have access to the ...
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Windows File & Printer Sharing SMB Public Server - Cannot authenticate

Problem: I am sharing files through Windows File Sharing which uses SMB. I am able to access my files on my private network (192.168.1.x) However I am unable to access them publicly via public IP ...
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How to share files between administrator and standard account?

I have been running windows 7 like forever and I had only one account: Administrator(A). This is the first time I've created a standard account(SA). In my SA I created a simple jpg image and placed it ...
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How do I detect sharing permissions of an open file?

What software can I use to detect the details of how a file is opened (specifically permissions for other processes)? We have two versions of card printing software: CardFive, and Zebra Card Studio ...
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Connecting two computers through Ethernet wire and data transfer

I know how to share files and transfer data through Ethernet by assigning IP and getting through by giving the right credentials. Is there a way to do this more simpler or any other way without ...
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Can't see my PC on network, but can access it

This is rather inconvenience than a real problem. I have 3 PCs connected on LAN & assigned to a Homegroup, but when I open network folder in explorer, I can only see 2 of them: Network folder ...
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Using Team folders in Dropbox with basic user accounts

I tried to set up a free DropBox "Team folder" for a local club I am involved with. I'm getting replies from some of my collaborators (all using basic accounts) that they are getting stuck on how to ...
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Network Share sometimes missing some folders

I have a Public network share that all computers on the campus can access. One of these computers occasionally 'loses' about 8 out of 10 of the folders in this mapped drive. I have toggled client ...
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Network File Sharing no longer working after upgrade to Windows 10

Recently my family and I have been having problems with the Network File Sharing feature on Windows. We've had it working ever since we got our first version of Windows XP, but it seems to be ...
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I want to restrict users to copy files from Hyper-V VM, How should i achieve it?

As i am newbie in virutalization. My boss gave me a task. He want to share some files with all finance employees but do not want them to copy, delete or edit those files, only users can see them. I ...
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Collaborate via a private/unlisted cloud folder without login [closed]

I'd like to give users a link to a web-ui cloud folder, onto which they could upload [large] files without bothering to login to some account. OneDrive is a good candidate due to the 15GB free ...
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Share files between all devices in a wifi home network

I have a Windows 10 PC, another PC with Windows 7, a MacBook Pro with OSX 10.11 and an Android phone - they are all connected to the same home wifi network. I want to be able to transfer files ...
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Word 2016 not shared when opened from Ondrive Desktop

I have a Word 2016 document in a shared folder. The document was saved to OneDrive through Word 2016 Desktop app. I made sure the document was saved and uploaded. When I open the document from the ...
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exclude folder from windows share

I'm more familiar with Linux/Samba so please bear with me. Single Windows7 share, how do I exclude sub directories inside the root shared folder that match a pattern from being visible to share users?...
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Unable to access shared folder on the same network

I have two systems: Home desktop - Windows 10 PC - no domain (only WORKGROUP) - no homegroup created or joined - manually shared a particular folder with "Everyone" Work laptop - Windows 7 PC - ...
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Connect to Samba Share over VPN

I have a Windows 10 box that has the minimum requirement for file-sharing setup. From the LAN, I can connect to this box just fine with Samba and access its files. I have setup my router with a ...