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.

learn more… | top users | synonyms

0
votes
2answers
50 views

Turn a shared folder into a network item always present

I would like my network users to have a shared folder mapped without having them to do anything themselves. Is it possible to turn a shared folder into a network item like the list of PC's there is in ...
0
votes
1answer
6k views

New files from shared folder not showing up on remote PC

I have a shared folder on my Win 7 desktop, and I access it from Win 8 laptop. I don't use homegroup because I couldn't get it working, have workgroup set up on both PCs (don't know if it's relevant ...
1
vote
1answer
6k views

Slow speed when transferring files between android phone and computer

I've recently gotten a new LG Optimus G E975 phone (with android), and wanted to wirelessly transfer files from my (stationary) computer to the phone. So I installed the ES File Explorer app and ...
2
votes
3answers
314 views

Batch or PowerShell to mount drives on a FQDN

I currently use a batch script to mount my network shares each morning: NET USE * /DELETE /Y NET USE Z: \\<IP>\<SHARE> <AUTHENTICATION> /persistent:no ... Which is fine when I'm ...
0
votes
0answers
34 views

Windows 7 Password sharing OFF

I try to access my computer without password protected .it popup me username/password when i try to access my computer to another computer in the same LAN. i try to OFF the Password Protected Sharing ...
-1
votes
1answer
3k views

How to connect two windows PC which uses same Router for internet but one is connected via wired LAN and another is on Wi-Fi?

I use DIR-555 Dlink router for Internet for my laptops and Desktop. My laptop is on Wi-Fi but my desktop is connected to Router via wired LAN. Internet works fine on both. I want to share a Desktop ...
0
votes
0answers
358 views

Can't connect to Windows (SMB)

I have a MacBook Pro (OS X 10.8.4) and a Windows 7 Ultimate machine. I can't connect to the latter because of incorrect password or login. I tried to create several users on Windows machine and even ...
0
votes
1answer
581 views

Robocopy causing network disconnects

PROBLEM: I am trying to copy a large folder (my music) from my Windows 7 machine to a Windows 8 machine via a LAN. Inevitably, once robocopy is run, the state of the network will start fluctuating ...
0
votes
1answer
35 views

How to make changes in shared folders between two Mac computers and save those changes?

I have a follow up question to the question on how to share files between two Mac computers. I've gotten that far using the "sharing" option in "preferences". Now the problem is that the person I'm ...
0
votes
1answer
434 views

Sharing to Hyper-V without requiring credentials

I'm running Windows 8 on a domain joined machine (i have local admin, not domain admin). I have VM's on hyper-v and I want to share a folder without requiring the VM's to logon. The VM's are setup on ...
0
votes
1answer
40 views

Different networks with different NICs (more details inside)

I have two computers: a desktop (Windows 7 Professional) with an ethernet jack in the motherboard and room for another (PCI or USB) and a laptop (Win7 Home Premium) with an ethernet jack. Internet ...
0
votes
1answer
80 views

Win 2003 Junction Point to Remote Unix Share

Env : Windows Server 2003 with already established shared folders over the local Domain via Windows DC and AD. - Linux box being used as a fileserver with the folder /files/share being R+W by all ...
0
votes
2answers
579 views

Secure Windows File Sharing over Internet

When away from the office, I would like my Windows 7 laptop to connect securely to a Windows 7 file share behind a basic home router. By "securely" I mean: The network traffic is encrypted. Access ...
1
vote
0answers
378 views

Shared Folders - Network Resource not Available

We have five computers (example "COMP1", "COMP2", etc.) at a remote site hooked-up to our domain. Each computer has a shared folder which gives full permissions to the local administrators group. To ...
1
vote
1answer
65 views

Protect documents on a NAS without using Windows domain credentials [closed]

My first time on SuperUser, looks great! I have a question regarding file sharing in a Windows network. For a project, I am looking into a way of sharing a drive / volume between a few people that ...
0
votes
1answer
238 views

Making HFS+ volume available to Windows 8

I need help determining the best way to make several GB of files on an OS X HFS+ volume available to a Windows 8 machine. The basics of the situation are as follows: We have a wheezing G4 Mac running ...
3
votes
5answers
3k views

How can I allow someone to view a spreadsheet but NOT be able to save or print it?

I want to allow someone to look at a spreadsheet I have. Is there a way to share it (via skydrive etc) but be able to stop the person from saving the data to his machine or print it out? I would ...
0
votes
6answers
568 views

Distribute large files in WLAN using bittorrent?

I have a wireless local area network (no internet connection) consisting of 10-20 computers connected by a single router. I want to share some gigabyte-sized files from one computer (let's call it the ...
0
votes
3answers
8k views

Slow file transfer on network between two 802.11n laptops (connected directly together via access point)

Me and my friend have both two exact the same laptops, bought from the same shop at the same day and I decided one day to go wireless because I forgot my ethernet cable to the LAN party (with a few ...
4
votes
2answers
78 views

Best way to let others put a file in my desktop via Internet

My friend who is in charge of a printing store wants others to be able to send files to him. Normally we email pdf files to his email account. The problem with this is he need to manually download the ...
0
votes
1answer
172 views

Can gnunet-0.8.1 (2 yrs old) be used and useful?

I've configured and started gnunet-0.8.1-alt1.M51.1 service on my system (the reason I use a more than 2 years old version is that the system is an old installation of ALTLinux 5.1, and I wanted to ...
2
votes
1answer
193 views

How do I safely allow unprivileged users to copy files to my server?

I know that I can use rsync over ssh to send files from one Linux computer to another. However, in this case I need to give access to my system to users with a lower level of trust (people who may ...
0
votes
1answer
85 views

Setting up a music files server [closed]

My friends and I want a to setup a server where we can just dump all our music files. I would use my computer for the storage space, and my friend (who lives somewhere else) should be able to access ...
0
votes
1answer
87 views

How do I share files and folders between computers with Windows 7?

I am talking about secure file sharing with a password. I once found a guide that did just that, creating a separate user account with a password whose only purpose is another computer to login ...
2
votes
0answers
93 views

Torrent tracker site on my PC [closed]

I really need to create a torrent tracker site today and its really damn important to me. I've been lurking here for some time and you guys are really great. I would love someone to hold my hand and ...
2
votes
0answers
3k views

Sharing a folder with full access in Windows 7

I have the following situation: I need to share a folder in the root of drive C: on a Windows 7 machine. The share should provide read/write access for anybody on other machines on the local ...
-3
votes
2answers
106 views

Client-server software for file system read/write over internet? [closed]

Example: I have an actively used Windows computer connected to the internet and I would like to allow another computer to log in to the file system stored on it, with the ability to download or ...
0
votes
2answers
150 views

Windows 7 File Sharing

Edit: I am now having a DNS issue for sure. When I ping ComputerName it tries to ping ComputerName.DNS suffix But this suffix doesn't have any resolution on my network. The DNS servers are all ...
0
votes
1answer
538 views

Give full permission to files inside a shared folder in Windows XP

I want to share a folder on my Windows XP PC and let everyone read or write or delete the files in shared folder. However when I use another Windows 7 PC access the folder and want to copy or cut the ...
0
votes
0answers
381 views

Accessing network share freezes computer

I have two computers, one Windows Vista SP2 that hosts a network share folder, and a Windows XP SP3 netbook that access this share. When I try to access the share on the XP computer, Explorer (and ...
0
votes
1answer
53 views

Windows Local file system

I am running a desktop on windows and would like to access the files in a certain folders from my laptops via my local Lan network. What is the easyist way to do that?... My desktop is Running ...
0
votes
4answers
308 views

How do I have Wordpress keep its database in the same directory as other files (for sharing via Dropbox)?

I am working on a Wordpress site with another person. At the moment the Wordpress files are on a shared Dropbox folder, which allows both of us to see all the files we need to work on. However, ...
16
votes
6answers
3k views

What is the most reliable way to send a big file between two Windows computers via network? [duplicate]

The file is around 170GB. I wouldn't upload it on the FTP, and download it. It is not reliable, sometime, connections drop, and it will have big trouble. So, is there any better way to do so? Anyone ...
1
vote
2answers
181 views

What is a cost effective way to set up a media server? [closed]

What I'm wanting to do: I would like to have a hard drive designated to share my media over my wifi. I have room mates that might want/need some media that I have on my hard drive at any given time ...
1
vote
1answer
149 views

Optimal way to share one external drive to multiple machines [duplicate]

I bought an external drive (WD "My Passport" 2Tb USB3.0) and am looking for the "right way" to share it between a PC and Mac. I am currently sharing a folder on the PC's HDD with my Mac over wifi ...
1
vote
1answer
128 views

How to access shared folders set up on Windows 7 using a Windows 8 machine?

I set up several shared drives and folders on my Win 7 machines, so that any new machine running Win 7 with the same user name and password log in can use those drives and folders. But on Win 8, I ...
0
votes
2answers
93 views

OSX 10.7 and up file sharing issue

first question here. Be gentle with me. So....my question. Since I upgraded from OSX 10.6 to 10.7 (then all the way up to 10.8.2). When I share files with my windows PC. It can see my entire mac ...
3
votes
3answers
340 views

Can Windows shares potentially be accessible from Internet?

I've set up a Windows homegroup and made some folders shared between the computers on my home network. Strangely enough, it's not the automatically generated homegroup password (which is quite hard) ...
3
votes
2answers
482 views

Restoring lost group permissions on mac

Using mac's terrible file sharing prefs, I managed to goof up permissions on my Documents directory. My non-Documents directories have permissions like this: drwx------+ for . drwxr-xr-x+ for .. ...
0
votes
1answer
4k views

File and Printer Sharing will not stay on after enabling

I'm having the same problem I've seen many people post on here and elsewhere on the web, sometimes resulting in dead-ends or very obvious answers. Mine is one of those dead ends - every time I try ...
0
votes
1answer
284 views

Can I combine multiple network filesystems into one? (WebDAV specifically)

My aim is is not redundancy but rather something akin to a file-level version of RAID-0. I have two basic goals to increase overall performance using multiple connection threads. I'm often working ...
0
votes
1answer
136 views

Dropbox folder sharing - options for email address is not there after upgrade to windows 7

I have just been upgraded to Windows 7. Now my Dropbox folders are no longer sharing, and the option to share with another email address is no longer there?
2
votes
1answer
16k views

Why can I not access files on another computer on my network?

I have set up the workgroup all to the same word, for this I'll replace it with SUPERUSER. When I try to access files from another computer which is also on SUPERUSER, a pop up comes up and says: ...
2
votes
1answer
414 views

How to create a new file/folder in Fat32 USB drive from Mac OSX with netatalk file sharing

I mounted the FAT32 USB drive with the command: sudo mount -t vfat -o rw,auto,user,fmask=0022,dmask=0000,uid=debian-transmission,gid=debian-transmission /dev/sda1 /media/MEDIA I see the folder in ...
0
votes
3answers
2k views

Samba Server Configured in Fedora 13 ,but unable to access from windows

Configuration file :/etc/samba/smb.conf as follows [global] workgroup = workgroup server string = SambaServer security = user name resolve order = hosts lmhosts ; ...
2
votes
2answers
141 views

Is it worth installing java for a single application? [closed]

I'd like to use AeroFS as Windows Live Mesh is going away. I'm a heavy user of the PC-PC sync functionality and there's nothing similar available on the market. BUT, AeroFS requires Java. So, in ...
0
votes
1answer
1k views

Network/Sharing solution needed for Win7 and XP-SP3

I have an unusual problem effectively connecting all of the computers in my house. 1.) Win 7 Ultimate / Dell Inspiron N4110 2.) Win 7 Home Premium / Dell Inspiron N4010 3.) Win 7 Starter / Acer ...
5
votes
1answer
2k views

Dropbox: no direct access?

I've created a Dropbox folder, with a .png and .html in it. Obtained these links via "Share link": png, html However, they don't open directly. Only through Dropbox logo or download. What's wrong? ...
0
votes
1answer
537 views

What problems are there sharing folders on Mac Snow Leopard with Windows 8?

I've happily shared folders from my Mac Mini to a Windows 7 PC for years. My Win7 Laptop can still see the shared folders on the Mac. This week, I upgraded my desktop to Windows 8. Now I can see the ...
4
votes
2answers
389 views

what is the fastest way of sharing files between VMs?

I've got four guest OS (2 Window XP, 1 Ubuntu VM, 1 FreeNAS) with guest additions installed on each, hosted on an Ubuntu server (12.10) using a headless VirtualBox (4.2.6r82870) setup. Currently, I'm ...