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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finding the time of sharing directory in windows XP

is the any way that find when a folder has been shared in windows XP? I need to know that when a specific folder shared? is it logs in event viewer?
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Network folder access control on shared machines with the same login

Let me start by saying I know this is a weird situation that I've inherited. So, thank you for trying to problem-solve this with me, and feel free to say, "You need to burn it all to the ground and ...
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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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Mount network share point at login - Mac Network

I've recently taken charge of a suite of 25 macs + mac server. The network is a school network with a 150ish users between 4/5 class groups. I've made network folders on a raid drive attached to the ...
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Excel External Referencing Across Work Network

I've invested a large amount of my time over the past week to building a list of document types and descriptions into a series of Excel workbooks which rely heavily on external referencing (to each ...
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How can I find SERVERNAME and SHARENAME from domain name

I have an FQDN reference to a Windows server. \\aserver.my.com\stuff It can also be referred to by IP address. \\192.168.1.33\stuff How can I find the Windows SERVERNAME and SHARENAME? The ...
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Windows 10 Jumplist pinned server items lag?

I'm having an issue since upgrading to Windows 10 regarding jump lists. I have several programs pinned to the taskbar, one of which is Excel. Pinned to this jumplist are several Excel workbooks, ...
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How to permanently share a folder on encrypted drive?

I have a Windows machine (Win 7 Enterprise) with one of its drives encrypted with bitlocker (system, as a whole, is not encrypted). Every time machine starts, I have to double-click the drive and ...
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Access file shares using name resolution through VPN

OK I will try and explain my situation as clear and as simple as possible. I have 2 separate networks in my home, Network A is my family's network and network B is my "Lab" network. I am trying to ...
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What is the difference in Windows and Linux client copy/move commands on Linux hosts?

With my Linux media server and files shared through Samba on a home network, moving files using a Windows machine takes seconds as though it's telling the server to move file from point A to point B. ...
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Very slow Mercurial push over network share on Windows

It takes TortoiseHG about 15 minutes to perform a push from a repository on my local hard drive (where the .hg directory contains 532 files totalling 110MB) to a bare repository on my network drive. ...
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SONY KDL-55W808C doesn't recognize SAMBA shares

I was wondering if anyone in the Superuser community was able to get SONY's KDL-55W808C Android 5.x TV to recognize and connect to SAMBA shares using stock apps, like e.g. Video. In my setup SAMBA is ...
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Share file between two computers

At home I have two laptops, one is running on Windows 10 the other one is running on Ubuntu 16.04. Both are connect to a wireless router for internet. How can I share files between these machine? ...
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Block Local Admin from sharing a folder onto a Remote VM

Current Architecture implemented in my organisation: Win Server 2012 running 15 VM(Win7) in Hyper-V. Users access this VM by initiating a remote connection from an XP machine on a Thin Client(mapped ...
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Share inetrnet from Windows 10 towards Linux via cable

Have Windows 10 machine which get internet connection via Wifi. I just set up also second computer server with Debian linux on board. Now i would like to share internet from my Windows 10 towards my ...
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Windows 10 RDP and Network Share Mounting Stopped Working

I recently upgraded to Windows 10. Even before the upgrade, RDP stopped working, and after the upgrade, mounting network shares worked, but then stopped working all of a sudden. I have rebooted ...
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Best way to share folder or drive over LAN and WAN

I have a dedicated home linux server and 100 Mbps internet connection at home also I use it as a central folder storage (500 GB SSD) for LAN. (I have shared a folder on the server across all computers ...
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Web-based file searching [closed]

I have two legacy fileshares with thousands, possibly millions, of folders and files stored in them. Users of these fileshares are finding it difficult to locate anything due to the sheer volume. ...
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Windows XP computer isolated in the Workgroup

At home I've got a central server with Windows 8.1 on it with some shared folders (hostname \SERVER). I also have two Windows 10 PCs that exange files with the server successfully and they also share ...
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Force Windows Explorer to forget network drive credentials

I want to be able to connect from Windows 7 Explorer to SMB shares on different systems, using different credentials at different times. How do you make Explorer offer a prompt to use different ...
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Using Samba to share a folder from a Linux guest with a Linux host in VirtualBox

I have a VirtualBox vm (Slackware 13.1) which runs a samba share. I just moved that vm from a Windows 7 host to a Linux host (Slackware 14.1). But now I cannot reach the share anymore. Why? That's ...
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C:\Users Folder shared by default with everyone?- Security Fault?Compromised data?

yesterday i was very confused about finding out, that my C:\Users Folder under Windows 7 are fully shared. So i googeld out and found this TechNet article: https://technet.microsoft.com/de-de/library/...
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Share mounted samba share in another share

I have a directory that is shared via samba. Now I mount a share on another computer to a directory that is inside this share. The problem is that this mounted share appears as empty directory when ...
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How to get IP address list of two VMWare instances on one host?

I have two ubuntu virtual machines of VMWare running on a Win7 host. They all use NAT mode for network . They can communicate each other if I specify IP address, which I get from ifconfig command, i.e....
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Error in running an application which runs from network

I am using a portable chat application via LAN which is placed in local server(Windows server 2012) computer say computer1. I have another Windows server(Windows server 2012) PC in which around 10 ...
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Allow multiple users to remote control a computer simultaneously over the network [closed]

Consider a network of 3 computers, A, B, and C. I'm sitting at A, someone else is sitting at B, and we both would like to do things on C at the same time. That means I have a mouse cursor on C, the ...
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How I make Windows 7+ share a partition without asking passwords, homegroup, etc…?

I have a kinda messy network, that also has heavily mixed-OS (there are XP, Win7, Win8, Win10, server-Linux, desktop-Linux, OSX, Androids, Smart TV, iOS...) I can't figure how to make Win7 and beyond ...
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On a shared drive, how prevent users from changing folder structure, while allowing them to change a content of these folders?

I have a shared network drive which is shared by means of GPO. This drive has some folder structure with many nested subfolders each of which could contain files. I want: I want to prevent users ...
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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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Directory doesn't exist, but it does, but it doesn't

Before I start, my /etc/fstab file has the line: //10.10.10.1/Atkins ~/Desktop/Atkins cifs rw Ubuntu is giving me strange issues. I'm trying to mount a directory, so I type: sudo mount //10.10.10....
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How to remove network locations from this pc permanently

I want to delete map drive permenantly, I have followed this step how-to-delete-map-drive , but after restart the drive is still there.
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Files transferring across PC when logging in

So I am looking at making my home PCs all linked to 1 server, I am doing this mainly as a project to better understand this sort of stuff, but one thing has always struck me as weird on how to do. ...
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Strange files on samba4 share drive created by Windows 7 (svchost.exe)

On our samba4 share drive Windows 7 seems to create some strange files. They have the following structure and varies between a few megabytes to over 100 MB: /path-to-share/t4vc /path-to-share/t4vc.1 /...
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Unable to delete folders and files enclosed pasted to it by other user in a network share

i am a somewhat new to linux. i am facing an issue reg my network share permissions. i am not able to delete directories and enclosed files created by other users in my network share. they all have ...
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Sharing a file over network and deny deletion

I have an EXCEL file that I want to share on the network on Windows 7. I want everyone to access it on the network but prevent them from deleting it except me. I wanted to do that through the ...
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Copying Within Samba Share Downloads Locally

I'm have a headless nas server running a Samba share, and I'm trying to copy files from one folder on the share, to another folder on the same share. Terminal commands are a bit cumbersome, and its ...
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Non Compatible Print server

i have a HP P1006 and a TP-Link TL-PS110U my printer is not in compatibility list of this print server. and it's said on top of its list "Not compatible with host based printers" i was just wondering ...
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Connecting network drives when there isn't a normal login

The basic problem is a background task being run as a service needs access to a network drive. Unfortunately the device only permits one login per user and apparently there's a separate login ...
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Is there a way to use ACL to have multiple groups owning one folder?

So just like the title says I am wondering if there is away for me to have multiple groups owning one folder with an ACL? I would like to have these Groups ftp_read I would like to have read set ...
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how to connect 2 lans with hosts having same ip?

am in a testing lab in my office with 6 different LANs having 3 PC each, let them be called machine1, machine 2 and machine 3 connected via a switch. And the softwares they are using only work with 3 ...
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Share doesnt ask credentials

I got a problem with one share-folder. Its just basic network-share from one VM and idea is that only admins can access to that share. When im logged with admin-user account I can get to share, but ...
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create a dummy network location

I am mentaining an application that ,when I try to run, gives an error message : "You must have a Drive M:\, mapped to Path="\some\network\path" " .... so I wnt to simulate that this path exists in ...
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How do I use my laptops wifi connection on my desktop?

I recently acquired a pretty decent desktop which I installed windows 10 onto, the only fallback is the wifi card isnt very powerful so it keeps dropping its connection while my laptop continues fast ...
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Weird folder with tilde appeared in and offline available shared folder

At my office we have a problem with a folder, where suddenly a folder with a tilde in its name (Ex: AC2619~1) appeared. Casually when you enter in it, it shows the content of a folder named "...
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Logon Script with net use * /delete /yes

I'm trying to get rid of all manually mapped network drives on all workstations in my domain. I want our end-user's mapped drives to be mapped solely via GPO (GPO's are already in place). I'm trying ...
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clear out windows 10 network credentials without rebooting

i need to be able to completely clear the network credentials that i use to open a shared folder on my NAS. I want to be able to do it without a reboot, i've tried the following solutions so far: 1) ...
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How to set up anonymous read-only samba shares

I'm confused with the way to setup samba shares on a LAN for different clients. Here's my smbd.conf file : [global] workgroup = TOMMY server string = NAS server dns proxy = no ...
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Accessing attached “Apple iPhone” in Win7 remotely via explorer/file sharing.

I'm wondering if it's possible to access an attached "Apple iPhone" device like I would a regular host directory from a Windows 7 box with file sharing turned on. Normally the syntax would be "\Host\...
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What is the resource consumption of a network drive

I have a Linux NAS with Samba shares. It is in our LAN and will be accessed by 25-30 machines (most of them running Windows). There are 10-15 different shared folders with different rights for the ...
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Can I tell windows to request network login for network drives on startup?

I have two mapped network drives on my windows machine, from a NAS. Both drives require the same username/password configuration, and I opted not to tell windows to remember this, because well, I want ...