Generally used to share a resource over a network, including files and folders as well as printers or other physical devices

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Share network to multiple other ethernet networks

I was wondering whether it is possible to share a network connection to multiple other networks in Windows. I've been able to share it with one other network, but it does not allow me to share it with ...
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Can I “simulate” a virtual network PC

I have to test a program on my PC that retrieve a path from a DB and then work on files on this path. The problem is that this path refers to \\STORAGE-AREA\etc and in my network there isn't any ...
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How is the FID generated for a SMB “Create AndX Request?”

I see in the traces while accessing a network share, there are multiple CreateAndX requests (which opens the folders) with an FID associated with them. However, some of them don’t and they get a ...
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view shared folders for only users who shared with

I shared a lot of folders in my PC , every folder with only one person, when everyone enter to my computer on network, will see all folders that I shared. and this will be confusing. becaus person ...
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How does the client know whether the share being accessed is a directory or not?

I noticed the SMB createAndX request while accessing a network share that the client sets the non- directory bit in the CreateOptions flag(value = 0x40) in some cases. Its 0 in others. How does the ...
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Connecting a Windows 8.1 (Home ed.) to a OSX Server 10.10 via SMB

I'm trying to get a Windows 8.1 (Home edition) laptop to connect to a shared folder on a Mac OSX 10.10 server. I'm fairly sure the problem isn't on the server side, since i've managed to connect ...
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Create a Samba share for guests

Software versions: CentOS 6.6 x64 Samba 4.0.0-66.el6_6.rc4 (from YUM) Problem: I am trying to create a Samba share on my CentOS server for guests/unauthenticated users. Using the configuration ...
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What is the difference between mapping a drive and simply accessing it?

What is the difference between mapping a drive using net use. eg: net use x: \server\folder and simply going to start -> run *type \server\folder *there and access it?? I use Windows 7. I see that ...
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cannot access network shares on domain - export all network settings in windows 7 for troubleshooting

I am on a domain computer running Windows 7 Enterprise. I am having trouble accessing network drives and network shares (including network printers). I am able to access the internet fine. I have ...
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opening zip over a share (guest: mac, host: ubuntu) writes “hidden” files

the settings: server: Ubuntu, running samba server clients, connecting to the server via windows share: Mac osx 10.10.2 Windows 7 Both clients can copy, create, update, delete files on the ...
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Unable to access Windows 7 share between workgroups

I have a network scanner one one network with a route set up to a separate network. One network is on a Windows domain, and the other is set up as a workgroup. I'd like use the scanner to save to ...
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Waiting for other pc to come up before mounting samba share

I am mounting a samba share via /etc/fstab. My problem is, if they are shutdown and I start them the machine who mounts the share is up first, and therefore the share is not yet available. Is there a ...
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Samba Network Path not found

I am trying to set up a Samba-Connection between my linux server and my home computer. However, when I try to add the Samba share as a network drive using net use k: \\ip.ip.ip.ip\shared password ...
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Specific Windows 7 to Mac SMB share rejected,others OK, troubleshooting?

I have 4 machines, three Windows 7, one Mac Yosemite. All happily share folders except one. One Windows 7 machine can see all the others & connect to all PCs, but not the Mac. Mac can see & ...
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Is this possible/advisable to establish SAMBA share across domains? [migrated]

I realize this question will likely turn out rather complex and require a lenghty description. Likewise there’ll probably not be any short simple answer. I’ve got a large data-store (a SAN) that is ...
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How to share directory and internet access from centOS server to windows 7 clients [closed]

My server is installed CentOS and I need to: share a directory, Access localhost and, internet access -> to 4 clients which is installed windows 7 OS. the 4th clients have their own permission ...
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Network shares not available, little Xes

Sometimes I get this error that all most of the shared folders I see are greyed-out with little Xes and not accessible. A reboot or logout usually fixes the issue, however this keeps happening. Some ...
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Mount shares as regular user in Linux Mint 17.1?

All the shares fstab tries to mount show up in the navigation panel in Nemo for me. If for whatever reason a share didn’t get mounted at startup, clicking on it tries to mount it for me. Except that ...
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Linux Based Small Business File Server - SSD caching

I have small NAS working as file server. In work we (me and 2 colleagues) are using QGIS with attached large raster files (~1GB TIFFs), 2 or 3 on project. Performance of this solution is poor, so I ...
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Disconnecting / logging out from Windows network share without restarting Workstation service

I have a file server running (SMB) that I connected to in Explorer (Windows 7 Professional) by visiting \\1.2.3.4 directly. I logged in as one user, without saving credentials, and now wish to log out ...
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Getting consistent results in NetRestore for a multiple model Mac deployment

I'm currently the Mac QA Admin for over 120 different Macs. I have MacBooks, Mac Minis, MacBook Pros, Mac Pros, iMac 24", 21.5" and 27". That's a lot of different screen sizes. I have a Default User ...
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OSX ssh: Connection closed by [IP]

So when I try to ssh from one of my mac to another mac like this: ssh root@macpro.local I get: Connection closed by 192.168.1.64 I tried: ssh -vvv root@macpro.local and get: OpenSSH_6.2p2, ...
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OSX: ssh: Could not resolve hostname: nodename nor servname provided, or not known

There are two mac hosts in my Wi-Fi network (laptop and Desktop) I'm trying to ssh laptop from Desktop - everything works fine When I'm trying to ssh from laptop to Desktop doing this: ssh ...
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Network share not updating when using IP address

Basically, the share folder is not being updated when I use the IP address in the path. If I go to the same folder, but use the computer name in place of the IP all of my files are there. Here's an ...
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How can I keep network shares (not on my PC) in sync?

I have two Windows NTFS network shares that I would like to keep in sync. I am connecting to them from Windows 8. I would like it to be as close to real-time as possible. I can use an app if there is ...
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Share a VirtualBox guest machine folder with host machine

My question is simular to this question. Since the question was asked years ago, virtualbox development has changed owners. In my case I have windows 8.1 running a windows 8.1 vm. Is there a way to ...
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Cannot properly remove password protected network sharing on Windows 8.1

I have recently setup a computer running Windows 8.1 Pro to act as a home NAS. I have shares and accounts created such that if people in the house login, they get access to their respective shares. As ...
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Problems during old SAMBA migration re machine accounts, vampiring

I have an ancient but working SAMBA 3.3.4-based PDC (smbpasswd backend) on some aging hardware that I am planning to migrate to a SAMBA 4.0-based setup on a VM. Based on my reading of the various ...
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Windows shares unresponsive

So this has been going on a really long time, but I finally figured I'd ask, since I can't ever find anything on the net. What happens is if I don't access a mapped network share on windows for ...
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Ethernet Splitter for VOIP telephone and computer [duplicate]

Can I use a an ethernet splitter to hard wire my VOIP telephone and computer?
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Setting up a distributed share and backup group [closed]

I want to set up a network with some friends and am wondering what tools are available. Specifications Ideally, we have some 3-7 computers, potentially but not necessarily including a NAS and/or a ...
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Why does File Sharing wizard “Choose people to share with” force Everyone to be included?

This network has mixed Windows 7 Pro and Windows 8 Pro PCs. When I right-click on a folder in a Windows 8 Pro PC and select Share with, the Choose people to share with dialog box lists ...
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How to enable file change notification for network drives?

When you run any program handling local drive, when you externally change file the program usually detects such change and offers to reload it. When the file is located on network no such thing ...
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Some folders can be shared, some can’t on a Mac

Pretty new to Mac, but I’m trying to share folders over the network from my laptop (Mavericks) with my wife’s (Yosemite). From my machine, the /users/brian/Public folder is sharing successfully, but ...
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Windows 8.1: How to make it forget an updated computer name?

I used to have a network share on an external Samba server named mysmb. The network share itself was accessed via \\mysmb\myshare. I connected to it from my new Windows 8.1 laptop, copied its content ...
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Mount Command Yes, Fstab No

Ubuntu Server 14.04 When I execute this command the share is mounted! sudo mount -t cifs //localhost/share /media/sharemount -o port=5454,username="",password="" However when I try to mount ...
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Two network connections - how do I control what traffic goes to/from each of them?

I have two internet connections on my computer (one WiFi and one with ethernet cable). The issue is that I want to make sure that one of the connections (the WiFi) is "reserved" to only handle all ...
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Network drive vs Favourite in accessing a shared folder in Windows desktop

I have a shared folder in a windows desktop running windows 7, and this has a limitation of allowing only 20 concurrent users. If my team maps this folder as a "network drive" in their desktop (rather ...
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what permissions are needed to run a jar file on a shared drive

I want to run an executable jar file from a workstation that accesses the file from a shared drive on a network server. The program accesses a local database on the server and if accessed directly on ...
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Limit visibility of network shares on Server 2012 r2 to specific IP ranges

I have a somewhat large home network with multiple video streaming boxes, phones, tablets, game consoles, PCs, laptops, and various other devices. I also just finished the process of archiving ...
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How to set up peer-to-peer wireless network with OSX and Windows 8?

I need to set up a peer to peer network for my class as an exercise. It has to be a wireless peer-to-peer network with 2 laptops. I currently have a MacBook Pro Yosemite and a Windows 8 Toshiba. I ...
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Excel changing UNC paths in shared workbook

Excel documents stored on network drive, for example, \\networkdata\Excel\Shared Data workbook.xls contains tables with data entered into. Report.xls contains UNC paths pointing to ...
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Writing a script for a multi network student lab to change networks

I work in a university/college and having a problem in one of the labs. At the moment we have a few programs that pull their licences from a licence server. This licence server has no internet ...
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Accessing Shares on Windows Server 2003 Failing for some Computers

I'm updating our render farm computers to Windows8 because our software removed compatibility with XP64. Every machine is getting a clean install of Windows8, Mapped drives set up, installed with our ...
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stop sharing printer win 7

I have a laser printer in a lan with other computers and I want to be the only one able to print with this printer. I want to stop the print share function of Windows, but I do NOT want to stop the ...
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Automatically connect to samba with changing ip address

I have a Ubuntu system I am sharing a drive to my windows with. It works fine except that whenever the ip changes, on Windows I have to delete the share and create a new one with the new ip. There ...
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Different permissions for sub directory on Windows 8.1

For example, I have shared a directory like "D:\Shared". It contains a sub directory "D:\Shared\Incoming". What I want is that users can only read files from the D:\Shared and its sub directories, but ...
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Slow Network Performance while Sending files ONLY not receiving files

I have two windowx xp machine Machine A Map Network Drive Machine B I can receive files from Machine B very well , but it's very slow when sending files from Machine A to machine B The Problem in ...
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Are files opened from a network drive\share copied locally?

On a Windows network if I open a movie file, MP4 or AVI or whatever, that is stored on a network drive is that file copied to my local machine? Where? Or, is it buffered and streamed in the same way ...
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How to disable password access from Win7 to XP folder sharing

I have 2 PC's. One is XP PC other is Win7 PC. Both are in same network and same group. I have a Shared FOLDER in XP. I want to access it through the network using IP from my Win7 PC. Yes, I can access ...