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 do I find out who has accessed a file on lion server?

I have a lion server which is accessed by multiple people. Is it possible to find out which users have accessed a file?
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Access to shared drives on file server fails around 2 PM every day

I have a file server running Windows Server 2003. Our QuickBooks company files are hosted there for multi-user network access. Everyday around 2 PM, when our accountant tries to switch between company ...
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Android: accessing Linux PC? [closed]

I'm looking for a way to access my home box PC drive (Linux-based) on Android. What can I use for that? ATM I've found only FTP and SSHFS, both are slow and have issues (couldn't even install SSHFS on ...
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Windows file sharing connects over WiFi instead of LAN

I have a laptop and a desktop computer, and I need to sync lots of files to the laptop and back whenever I go on a trip, etc. I've got a LAN cable connected into an extra port on the desktop that I ...
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Sharing Windows 7 Hard drive with Windows XP Hard drive

I wish to share my hard drives between my two computers but I seem to be running along some sort of error... my windows XP Computer is picking up my "XGaming" hard drive but when clicked it says ...
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using git for media libraries

Rationale: I want to manage libraries of media files (music, images) using git, there is git-annex but it requires haskel platform - but they do not play together well (also it's quite to big ...
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opening Windows server folders as simply as local

I have few servers (in different domains) where I can copy files from another server only - let me call it "X". If I want to copy any file from my personal computer, I connect to "X" through Total ...
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Optimum NAS Setup for Mac & Windows

Please help me set up my new NAS. I have my head around the RAID setup (I think) and Time Machine, but I have questions. Setup: Synology DS212j NAS Macbook Air with OSX 10.8 Windows laptop ...
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How to download a file from network when I have “file://..” link

I have been provided with a link "file://blahblah" but I have no idea how to use it. When I put it into the explorer address bar, it says file not found. I am on the same network but could be behind a ...
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MacBook Pro suddenly unable to connect to windows shares

I have an older MBP running the latest version of Lion. Up until about two or three days ago, I had no problems connecting to my shares on my Windows computer. It is running Windows 7 Ultimate x64. ...
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ES File Explorer compatibility with Windows XP file sharing

I have read that file sharing from Windows to Android device should work with ES File Sharing. I have latest update of Windows XP and GingerBread version of Android. Are these incompatible or what is ...
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Is there a device to share mass storage over Wi-Fi to all platforms, even iOS?

Is there a device which can share any mass storage device over Wi-Fi, regardless of the platform/device to be accessed from? I have Googled some, but they are fixed sized hard-drives or pen-drives, ...
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Share files from specific folders to computers on the local network [closed]

I've got a mostly Windows-based local network and I would like the files in particular folders of one of the computers on the network to be available to any other computer on that network. Some of the ...
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How do I share files between a host Mac OS and a guest Ubuntu via Parallels Desktop 7

I chose the share option and shared the file in Mac OS, but I cannot find the file in Ubuntu 12.04. What is the path to the shared folder from within Ubuntu?
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Can no longer access shares on a Windows 7 machine from Windows XP machines

We have a network in the office that has been humming along for over a year now with this basic setup. We share files off of a Windows 7 machine. Windows 7 machines can connect to these shares just ...
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Files/Folders get weird names and become inaccessible on Samba share

Here is our current setup: Mac OS X 10.5.8 File server using Mac OS Extended (Journaled) file system. There is a share that is shared over AFP (For Mac desktops) and Samba for (Windows desktops). ...
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How to share files from Mac mountain lion to windows 7?

I've been trying to share one particular folder on my imac to other windows users but having difficulty of sharing just one particular folder. I've tried to google around and the methods work only for ...
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How to sync files between PC and USB

I need to sync a file between my computer and a USB stick. The sync needs to happen in real time, as in when the right file changes sync to the left file and vice versa. I tried looking at Task ...
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Can every ADSL router handle high data transfer rates?

I had this Nokia Siemens ADSL wireless router (with 4 Ethernet ports). I used it as a router to transfer files over WiFi between two PCs and as an internet gateway. It worked okay for some days ...
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Torrent files will not download on one Laptop, but download fine on another

I have a Laptop and a Netbook. The Netbook is an Asus, the Laptop is a Sony VPCEH2A4E. Both of these have been setup by myself (clean install of Windows 7, all drivers properly installed, same ...
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File converted to Folder

I have a 3TB external drive connected to my Cisco E4200 router and for some reason one of the files on the disc was converted to a directory. I´m using this drive for video streaming and I have 2 ...
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VPN limitation and questions

I have a computer (I'll call it 'A') that connects to internet but is unable to host websites, since ISP blocks those ports and I don't have access to router to do port forwarding. I bought a VPS and ...
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My mldonkey doesn't work due to “Too many open files”

On my NAS (an incredibly basic and reliable DNS-323), I use mldonkey to download files. It worked quite well during the last 3 years, but it seems now mldonkey doesn't work. Indeed, each time I start ...
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Methods of moving all of my local files into cloud storage [closed]

I have a large amount of data that I would like to move into cloud storage. Some of the files (~30 GB) are archived, but uncompressed, files (text, documents, images, videos, and other media). Other ...
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How can I rsync password protected shared folder over windows smb?

I'm using computers with Windows xp operating system. What had been done: created a shared folder C:\123 on host 192.168.0.2 and made it shared created user with name User and password 123 granted ...
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Sharing folders using workgroups with a Windows 7 and XP computer

I have two computers, one Windows 7 and one XP that I would like to share documents with over a network. I have been trying to do this by syncing their Workgroups and hoping that they would recognize ...
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How to add a command in /etc/rc.local file?

I installed Fedora in Virtual Box with host windows xp. I want to share file between host and guest. Someone suggest me to run the command in fedora #sudo mount -t vboxsf -o uid=1000,gid=1000 F_DRIVE ...
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How to unshare a file in a folder (Windows XP)

I have a folder (lets say, "Folder X"), and inside it a file "Y.doc". How can I share the whole folder, except that one file, in Windows XP?
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Should file names contain multiple periods?

I often name files using a convention such that I incorporate a version number at the end, similar to Some Deliverable - v0.1.docx. Sometimes when colleagues make changes and send back revised ...
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Cannot write to windows share ntfs folder from mac

I have a windows 7 shared folder, I can connect to windows 7 using smb protocol and can mount the drive on mac. I can get files from that shared folder but how to write/paste files from my mac to ...
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User-specific Network Drive (sshfs?)

My goal is to create several network shares, one for each user on the network. The objective is to replace an internal HDD with an SSD, and move the home directories (or maybe just documents, etc. ...
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What Windows services have to be enabled to access files with FreeNAS?

I have file sharing and remote desktop and all that crap disabled in Windows. Do I have to enable all these crap Windows services to access files through FreeNAS? What Windows Services are absolutely ...
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Windows 7 file and printer sharing doesnt work for me

Until a few days ago I hadn't had any problems, but now I can't use file and printer sharing in Windows 7 but everyone else on the network can. It is possible I installed some program that made a ...
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afp/smb transfers caps at 2 megabytes/sec, wireless N

I wanted to transfer files between two mac computers. The network is wireless-N and both computers have wireless-N modules in them. The problem is that when I transfer files between them, via file ...
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Is there a way to force/manage file locking in windows?

I have a 2 Windows machines networked and I am having trouble with simultaneous access to files. I would like only one user to be able to open a file at a time, which I thought was automatic, using ...
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Error:The Network path not found, when trying to access a LAN computer

I have two computers connected using adhoc network. When I open View network computers and devices, I can see the other computers but when I try to access the computers A Network Error comes showing ...
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Is SMB safe enough for remote access using my credentials over an untrusted network?

I have a Windows (8 Consumer Preview) PC and a Macbook (OS X Lion). Sometimes, I'd want to pause working on a project leave my Windows PC at my room connected to my college's intranet, and keep ...
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Change Scope of File and Printer sharing firewall exception in Windows Vista

Windows XP was easy in this regard, go to properties and change scope of "File and Printer Sharing" in Windows Firewall and just change the scope easily but in Vista I have to Windows Firewall with ...
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Homegroup libraries visible but can't be opened

I have 2 Windows 7 PCs in a home network. When I create a homegroup, the libraries I share are visible on the opposing machine but when I doubleclick them nothing happens - no error message, nothing ...
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Network Limit - Measure Internet Traffic only

I have a home network, Win7 Laptop (wireless) and WinXP computer (wired) and a router. They have file sharing enabled. WinXP Computer has internet connection and a program that measures the internet ...
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Cap transfer rates on shared dirs?

I have a USB drive on my main machine that every uses and want to know if it is possible to max the amount that can be downloaded off it in terms of Mbit/s as to not slow down my connection to the ...
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Share a Portable Disk in a Homegroup

I have two Windows 7 computers in the same Homegroup and file share is working. My question is that is there any way to share all the disk? In particular, I have some portable disks and my goal is ...
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Workgroup connection: You may not have permission

I have two Windows XP computers connected through an Ad-Hoc network, computer A creates the network and B connects to it. Both computers are on the Mshome network and have file and printer sharing ...
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How can I make a folder/partition on one computer appear as a mass storage device to another?

Is there anyway to make a folder or a partition on a computer (Linux or Windows) act like a mass storage device to other computers or devices when connected with a Male-Male USB cable? For example, I ...
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windows 7 sharing files on home network

Home network Windows 7 on a laptop I am trying to share a folders in my personal account on a laptop I have from work. My account has administrator privileges. create folder on desktop right click ...
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Shared subfolder not accessible over network unless parent folder is also Shared

I've got a Media folder with a Music subfolder: Server\Media\Music If I share Music, it's not accessible over the network ( via \server\media\music ) If I also Share Media, then Music is accessible. ...
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Versioning file server

Looking for a virtual filesystem server (like ftp or sshd or NFS, samba) with the following features: open-source cross platform server (Linux/Windows/OSX) linear file versioning (don't need to have ...
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Virtual machine sharing setup with Windows host and *nix guest that allows symlinks?

I'm using VirtualBox (and have tried VMWare) on a Windows 7 host with an Ubuntu server guest. I've set up folder sharing in VirtualBox so that my Ubuntu server home dir is a mount of my Windows 7 home ...
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How to share my localhost over the internet?

I really want to share my localhost over the internet to show my friends the progress of the website we're working on, so that I don't need to upload it to the public server each time I make a change. ...
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Self hosted dropbox [closed]

Does anyone know of a file sharing/syncing software that works like dropbox but is self hosted? It could be centralized with a live server that controls everything or decentralized.