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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Sharing vmware shared folders between VMs

In vmware shared folders document, it says "With shared folders, you can easily share files among virtual machines and the host computer. " So it is OK to share the same folders among different ...
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Long SMB session setup delay

I have a Windows machine connecting to an SMB share on a local Debian server. Everything works flawlessly, when it's connected, but the first connection (either after a boot / reboot, or after ...
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Browsing network shares (SMB) causes spike in latency

I've managed to narrow down an incredibly frustrating problem with intermittent latency spikes on one PC on my LAN (Win7 Pro x64) to connecting to SMB shares. I have other Win7 Pro PC's that don't ...
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Internet sharing between PowerMac G3 running Linux and Windows 8 computer

I have a PowerMac G3 on which I have installed MintPPC Linux (a version of Debian) so I can run it as a web server. This computer has two network cards, one is in the motherboard and one is a PCI ...
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Block network share access at client

Is there a way to block another computer's network share on my computer? For example I want to block \\server\share making it inaccessible from my local computer. I may still need to access ...
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Why mapping a drive via IP leads to NTLM authentication instead of kerberos

Why does mapping a drive via IP leads to NTLM authentication instead of Kerberos? I thought Kerberos was more secure.
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wireless network cannot see wired network until reboot

We keep having an issue in a small office, most users on a wired network, but some connect to the wireless router. The network setup is pretty small consists of: 1 16 port switch 1 8 port wifi ...
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Cannot access to shared folders

I try to access to shared folder on another Win8.1 (named ahura) machine from my PC. When I want to navigate to \\ahura I see the following prompt. While I enter username and password of an admin user ...
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Mapped USB as a Network drive to take advantage of Offline cache

I have a large USB drive for most of my media files like Music and movies collection. I don't keep it connected to my laptop all the time but I still want certain files, probably the most recently ...
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“Ghost folders” showing up in Windows share

I have an Active Directory domain setup with Samba 4.2. This domain uses roaming profiles for all users, which are stored on a "Profiles" share on the Samba server. Furthermore, it uses folder ...
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Mount server folder locally on windows 7

I generally use Linux systems for most of my work, and some work I need to do on specific machines as I can only run certain software on each machine. I have a Windows 7 machine on which I have ...
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Samba: configuring a share with write permissions for everyone, mapped as a specific user

I have the following config for samba: [global] workgroup = WORKGROUP netbios name = z log level = 0 vfs:0 syslog = 0 max log size = 0 load printers = No printcap name = /dev/null ...
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Is there a command in which we can see list of shared directories and with whom they are shared for windows 7?

Is there a command in which we can see list of shared directories and with whom they are shared for Windows 7? I have tried the below commands: net share wmic share get caption,name,path But I ...
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Able to access UNC Path despite deleting all traces of credentials

I'm trying to make Windows request for Credentials to access a UNC Share. I'm trying to access the following share \\dhi-vm1\pictures The share can be accessed by "Everyone" which means Anybody ...
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How does Windows (7) handle network share logins

What credentials does Windows 7 use to access network shares by default? The context: I have a Synology Diskstation in my network, that provides some network shares. These shares (and their ...
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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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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 ...