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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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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Sharing files over the network in another server [closed]

I want to share some of my folder from my office computer over the network but the computer is in another server with my computer in my house. Can I share folders over the network but in another ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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How to force Windows XP to reconnect/rescan/remap a network computer

Here is the situation: PC1 has Win XP PC2 has Win Vista Both PCs are connected in a private network (router with fixed IP DHCP) and share some folders with each other. Everything works fine. But ...
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Samba connection to windows not working

I have videos in a windows computer. I want to watch them in a linux computer. Both computers are connected through a router in my house. That is it. All tutorials that I have found simply say the ...
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Is it possible to forcefully map shared folders that you don't have access to?

My question might come off as pointless, but I assure you I have a reason being asking this, At our organization, we used to have access to a network resource that was kind of like a central ...
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Samba - Create Subdirectory Shares with their own permissions

I have a Samba share containing many folders like this: share - folderA - folderB - folderC - folderD There are around 20 users accessing those shares. Every user can have their individual ...
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Shares not accessible by other computers if Windows 10 firewall is ON

I am trying to share a folder on my Windows 10 machine. The computer is connected to the network via Ethernet. The problem is that when I try to access this shared folder from another Windows ...
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Guest can only access Internet connection for certain websites in vmware player

My corporate laptop is a windows 7 machine that is able to access both internal corporate websites and other websites such as Google. I'm able to install Ubuntu in the VMWare Player with NAT network ...
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Accessing Remote Network Share

I have a computer in one of our remote locations. It running Windows 7 Pro and I need to access one of the mapped drives remotely. The trouble I have is that it is doing something a little strange ...
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Unable to access shared disks (folders) on Ubuntu 15 from Windows 10

WHAT I FOUND BEFORE ASKING HERE: https://techjourney.net/cannot-connect-to-cifs-smb-samba-network-shares-shared-folders-in-windows-10/ This link is the closest to my problem apparently but it did ...
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Win7: Wake linux server when accessing share

I have a small home server running archlinux mostly for file storage. Although the server does not consume a lot of power I would like to keep it suspended most of the time and only wake it when ...
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Are certain characters not supported in Network Shares/WebDav?

I use OneDrive to store many of the files I use often and rather than accessing it through the OneDrive application for PC, I map several of the OneDrive folders I use most often using this procedure, ...
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one computer on win 7 lan is slow to open other network shares

I've got a wee lan with 3 computers, each with a variety of shared folders. All computers can successfully browse, read, and write to all the shared folders. But one computer ("A") is annoying: When ...
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How to configure 2 routers to access each other?

I have a situation as described below : Router 1 (Dlink DSL-6850u) is used as a VDSL model, and provides wifi to half of the house. It controls subnet 10.0.0.138 Router 2 (TP-Link TD-W9980) is ...
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Bottleneck running batch scripts on a network mapped drive

So I've been trying to run a script which performs a variety of operations on medium sized video files on a mapped network drive in Windows 10. The network drive is a shared folder on a ReadyNAS 104. ...
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Unable to connect to Samba share using smbclient - “tree connect failed: NT_STATUS_OBJECT_PATH_NOT_FOUND”

I'm trying to connect to a Samba share on a remote machine (running Windows Server 2003) from my laptop (running Ubuntu 15.10). Using smbclient (Version 4.1.17-Ubuntu) I can see the share I am trying ...
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Windows 10 Map network drive not possible

I'm not getting why I can no longer map a network drive which is readily available if I go through the file explorer and simply type in \server\share. It worked fine i.e. I had the location mapped ...
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Copy data from network device with Windows client

We're using Jenkins to test our software on both Windows and Linux. Our Jenkins server (which doesn't have any data drives mounted) starts a Jenkins slave Job on one of our Windows machine which then ...
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Removing a pinned network location from explorer

I pinned two network locations to my quick access in windows 10. One is no longer accessible, and I would like to remove it, but the context menu only lists "Expand." Is there a registry key or ...
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create shortcut to network directory with different user

I am trying to use a shortcut to open a network directory as a different user but it's not working properly. In the Target of my shortcut I have this: C:\Windows\System32\runas.exe ...
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How to run my PC and set it up as a NAS Server for my Work Environment?

I am in a work environment where out corporate office is off site, and we have no tech guys at work. We have a lot of common files that are being stored on every one's computers separately, then we ...
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Can ICS compromise my shared folders?

I have the following configuration PC1 and PC2. Both PC1 and PC2 have an 1394 connection and are connected directly with it. PC1 though have also Ethernet connection which I have shared using ICS. ...
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windows 8 password protected sharing - workgroup (confuse)

I am not sure if this is the correct understanding and behavior in a workgroup. compA/folderA shared with user compA/userA If password protected sharing is turn on in compA 1) when compB try to ...
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Can I connect to other computers using ICS?

The situation is like this: I have a router with internet connection and a pc connected to it running windows 10 (PC1). i want to connect a laptop via wifi and share it's connection with another pc ...
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windows server 2012 r2 network share does not reconnect after client reboot

i have got a windows server 2012 r2 server which hosts multiple network shares in a local domain. i connect from multiple (win7) clients using domain credentials, and everything works just fine. ...
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Toggle network share on Windows 7

I need help with mounting a samba share with a shortcut/button. I want to be able to mount a share and unmount it with the same button. Here is the pseudo code i had in mind. Requirements are simple: ...
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Workstation can't connect to folder inside shared folder (Active Directory)

It's a weird situation: The user A in the Workstation 1 can see and browse all shared folders in Server 1. Only a subfolder (//server1/sharedfolder/subfolder1) it's not accessible. The first I did ...
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Mounting Network Drive

I have updated my fstab file to accomodate for the appropriate info - the IP address/folder name and the folder name to mount to in my Ubuntu. This is the commands I used //XXX.XXX.X.XXX/R: ...
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Windows 10 cannot access Samba Share but can from other devices

I know there are tons of these questions out there, but I've read all the ones with even remotely similar titles and a few blogs to go with it, and I can't wrap my head around why it's still a ...
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Add-WindowsFeature FS-NFS-Services “the name was not found”

I have a fresh installation of Windows Server 2012 and need to create a NFS share. Using these instructions: PS C:\> Import-Module ServerManager this works ok - I'm returned to the prompt. ...
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Windows Networking: Prompt For Unique Credentials, On Multiple Network Shares, Without Mapping

I have several folders shared on a Windows 10 PC. Each has a different user name and password. I would like to have the clients prompted for credentials when they attempt to open the share in the ...
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Change NTFS Share permissions on Samba 4 server via CLI

I have a new Samba 4 Domain Server running on my Linux server. I previously had Samba 3 setup, so I had my Home Folder (~/luke) already shared, with u+rwx style permissions on the folder. I upgraded ...
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Persistent network error on single file

I have a problem which started yesterday at two completly unrelated clients. Both are running an application on a terminal server 2012 from a network share. When starting the application they now ...
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Permission Issue on Share Folder (Windows 2008)

I'm trying to figure out where exactly the issue is but still couldn't figure out. To start of withh, I have simply created few groups (finance, corporate... etc) and added users (finance user, ...
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Is it possible to create a user-dependent link to a network folder?

This is, I guess, more of an academic question, but is it possible to create a link at common pointing to the user's network-home directory? So, when user A follows this link, it points to ...
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Modified file not being read over network

I have a strange issue with file sharing in Windows Server 2012. We have an application that's run from a network share. There's also a Terminal Services server so remote users can run it. This ...
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How to enable Netextender client PC to view “Network” objects

I have a Sonicwall device in the office, and a PC at a house. The home PC logs in through SSL VPN. The access rules are set to Allow Any between the two zones. The LAN Subnet zone is added as a ...
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find out which computer has opened a file on Servers network share

I have a Windows Server 2008 and it shares a folder. Many clients access that folder and the inherit files. One client opens one dll file sporadically with mode rw, so after that no other client can ...
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Why can't domain Users map network drives?

I have a domain controller set up with some shared folders. I have multiple users with different levels of access to the shared folders. I tried to use the GPO to map the network drives and it didn't ...
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Access local VM from an external device

I have a local VM that hosts my website. The private IPv4 address of the VM is 192.168.10.120/24; I can access the website both locally to the VM and on the main machine by typing 192.168.10.120:80 in ...