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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Samba - use only Unix users

I am setting up a home server with file sharing using Samba. It has XUbuntu 15.10. Samba uses passwords specified in shares-admin by default. However, I want Samba to use users from /etc/passwd and ...
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Share a shared folder in windows 7

Somebody has shared a folder for me which I've read access only, how can I share it for someone in windows 7? I've tried to share it but there is no option for it! tnx.
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win 10 network drive mapping to wrong letter

After upgrading a windows 10 computer one network drive does not mount correctly. We have two network mounts, one at G: and another at S: After upgrading to win 10 the network folder mapped to S: is ...
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Mercurial pull across network drive in powershell script from scheduled task

So I previously had this question: Mapped Drive inaccessible from Windows Scheduled task in which I discovered how to get access to a drive a python script I was running needed to put files in. I ...
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W10 cant access WS2008 file shares

I have the following setup: Server: Proliant series, with my required folders shared with 'Administrators', WS2008 Clients: 2 Laptops, W10 Home installation | 1 Desktop, W10 Pro installation All ...
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Can't connect to network drive (attached to media player)

After a factory reset of my router, I can't connect anymore to the harddrives attached to my media player. Before this was no problem. What I do I try to connect to the drives by typing ...
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Can I swap 2 folder names in Windows when files are in use

I am a user with write access to a Windows network share. Every few months I update the files on this share but often they are locked or in use, especially exe or dll files. The workaround is to ...
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“Windows cannot access share” with 0x800704cf error

I have a simple LAN with file server, called FILES, which is a Windows 8.1 Pro machine with a bunch of shared folders. I use several Windows 8.1 Pro and Windows 10 Pro client machines to connect to ...
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Can I know names of all files I have shared with people on a network

Is there any way I can know which all files I have shared with others (regardless of the different systems from which I shared the folders/files)?Because, few days back I had logged in to a different ...
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Appropiate configuration for network structure

I need a configuration for sniffing data packets and accessing the internet from the sniffer machine. The system schema is something like this: Linksys X1000 modem ...
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Only two machines in lan asking for credentials

Our straightforward network depicted. Woodcutter, Renat and Encad are win 8.1 machines, activated and fully updated, others are win 7. All computers are in the same subnet, Workgroup. Firewalls ...
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Accessing samba file server on external subnet through router(s)

I have the current general setup: Internet | modem | \--Router1 (10.0.0.1/16) | \--Client(s) (10.0.1-225.3-225) \--Router2 (198.168.1.1/24, 10.0.0.2) | ...
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How to connect to a 3DS's SMB share from Linux?

Nintendo's New 3DS ("new" is part of the name) has the ability to expose an SMB share of its micro SD card. It asks you to define a name for the 3DS to appear as, and also a username and password. ...
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Local copy of network share for performance reasons?

At the company I work for we have a few graphic designers, and one of them works in a different country. Their internet connection speed is very poor, which has a large negative effect considering ...
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Files not being deleted on Windows 2008 share

Windows 2008 environment with domain. All clients are Windows 7. This is a newly configured domain. On two client computers, files are deleted on the share. Intermittently on a directory refresh ...
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samba4 acl for allowing group access to files created by a user

I've just setup samba4 as an Active Directory domain controller. (samba v4.3.0, installed on ubuntu x64) It's used in a small accounting office. The office has a number of file shares. I've given ...
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Hide Windows servers in OS X Finder Shared menu?

Strangely can't seem to find an answer to this online anywhere, maybe my search skills have degenerated. But is there anyway to hide the Windows systems OS X finds the Finder side bar named things ...
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Robocopy - NTFS Access is Denied

I am trying to backup a disk from one share to another using robocopy with the following command: robocopy \\servername\E$ \\servername\F$\Copy /E /ZB /copyall /r:5 /w:30 /dcopy:T ...
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How can I disable AFP to use SMB in the Finder by default in Mac OS X 10.11 (El Capitan)?

When I connect to network volumes through the Finder in Mac OS X 10.11 (El Capitan) it uses AFP instead SMB. As result I can't clean .AppleDouble files using BlueHarvest. I want the Finder to use SMB ...
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How to access windows administrative share from mingw shell?

I am using a mingw shell that comes with github by default, I've been accessing my server's administrative share by: \\myserver\c$\path\to\dir Is there a way to access it from mingw shell without ...
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Unable to access shared folders on a domain using a workgroup PC (W7 home premium)

I do know that a Windows 7 Home premium does not have the "join to a domain" feature. But shouldn't they be able to access a shared drive on a domain?, as I've seen some can access. However, I've ...
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Windows 10: set default network location to Public

Windows 10 prompts you to enable/disable LAN sharing every time you connect to a new wifi network. Is there a way to make it stop asking and defaults to "disable" or "public network"?
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Access Network Drive/Share over VPN externally

Ive been working on my home network, and I decided that it would be super helpful if I could have a personal VPN hosted at home that I can connect my laptop to, and access my home Domain Controller's ...
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Cannot authenticate from win 7 to win 8.1 system for shares access

I have a Win 7 client on the same workgroup and a Win 8.1 computer The win 7 computer cannot access any shares on the 8.1 box but can access shares on other computers (all Win 7) in the workgroup just ...
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dns probe finished nxdomain?

I'm using my mobile as a wireless hotspot for my laptop but the internet doesn't work I tried everything on the internet to flush dns and set it but it won't work also I tried to my mobile with ...
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Windows Explorer file search returns blank items

When searching for files on a network drive through Windows Explorer sometimes the results come back with empty blank spaces (as shown by the yellow arrows in the screenshot below) strewn throughout ...
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How to use a Windows 7 Pro network share as a user's home in Windows 10?

I have a Windows 7 Professional "server" that is always running at my house. I have a Windows 10 Home laptop. I want to make it so on the laptop the user's home directory is on the network share with ...
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Windows file sharing not applying to permission to new files in a folder that is shared

I have a shared folder on my windows 10 pc that I'm trying to access on my openelec raspberry pi machine. When I apply sharing it works as intended however when I copy a new file into the folder I ...
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Cannot delete file, change permissions or take ownership as admin

I have a Shuttle OmniNAS KD20 NAS that runs Samba. It's connected to my desktop that runs Windows 10. I mapped the NAS to Z:\ and access it with user named "OmniNAS\nasuser". Here's the problem. I'm ...
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How are host and services like file shares advertised on a local network?

For instance, when you look at "Network" in Windows, it's populated with hosts, printers, etc. Or when you map a network drive, shares and other resources just seem to "be there" even though you don't ...
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Slow transfer rate on local network drive

I have a VM running Windows Server 2012RC. I've created a local folder C:\Users\cs\testdrive and shared it via the corresponding explorer menu. On the same machine I've then created a new network ...
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Why can't I access shared folder on my PC from a another PC that doesn't have a password? [closed]

If the PC i'm using doesn't have a password I can't access my shared files. After creating a password I can successfully access shared folders on the computer.
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Can i access Computers file on my Android device through browser

My Computer with windows 8 and my smartphone with lollipop both are connected to the same router and i want to access files from my PC on Android browser is it possible if yes then please tell me how? ...
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File operations slow in shared Excel document located on network shared path

The Scenario: I have a number of PCs on the network, all have wired connection. All PCs are Windows 8. I have a shared Excel document which works correctly as far as Excel is concerned. I am using MS ...
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Can't acess home network share over L2TP/IPsec VPN but works with PPTP

I have a Synology NAS at home with PPTP and L2TP VPN activated on it. From school, when I connect to the L2TP VPN with my laptop, I can't access my network share \\DISKSTATION. But when doing the same ...
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Troubleshooting Windows offline files “Status: offline (no connection)”

A laptop computer running Windows 7 Professional x64 SP1 is accessing several shares on a Linux/Samba server via UNC paths. On one of these shares, some folders have been made available offline. This ...
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What are credentials for a share created by user with Microsoft Account login?

New PC with Windows 8.1 User chose to set it up using a Microsoft Account for the ease of using OneDrive and Office 2013. He then shares a folder without adding any other users, figuring others can ...
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Run exe from network share, with/without admin privileges?

I'm trying to run a Win7 exe that's on a network share (a Linux CIFS server). The share was created by a non-admin (see Windows 7 problem to access shared folder). I can read and edit and write ...
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Delete encrypted offline data on windows [duplicate]

I have a folder on my PC and set it to "Read/Write access for Home Network" Then on my Laptop I right clicked on the shared folder and set it to "keep it as offline files" I encrypted the offline ...
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Sharing NAS with local permissions amongst domain users

I have a NAS which can't deal with the size of my location's AD (limited to 800 users). I'm looking for a workaround which still allows me to use current AD accounts for R/W permission. I'm currently ...
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Can't add different Windows (7 & 10) to the Homegroup

I have three computers where I work, they all used to be running on Windows 7. Lately, we changed the main desktop computer with another running on Windows 10, that computer has a USB-printer ...
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Unable to select data source for mail merge from a network location

I am having some difficulty with an error where when a user selects a CSV data source for a mail merge which is on a network location, the error comes back with "Word could not parse your query ...
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How to view server files from windows explorer?

I have an ethernet connection from my local ISP and they have their own server for all their users to download files from with the browsers. I want to access those files from my explorer. The address ...
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One user on remote desktop server loses mapped network drive access while all others can still see it

We use a Windows Server 2012 R2 server to provide remote desktop access to around 25 users who work with a Client Management program. All of them interact with a network drive (L:) which exists on a ...
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Share VirtualBox OS through LAN to boot from another PC?

In my school, our computers are not really computers (confusing). We have something like set top boxes that are connected through LAN cable to a huge server that runs Operating systems: The ...
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WD My Book World Edition (white light) shares/connection are being lost

I have a very weird problem with WD My Book World Edition (white light). It is connected to the router (CAT6) and so is a Windows 10 desktop. There're a few shares on WD that are used by the desktop ...
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Problems with shared files via Samba from Windows and Ubuntu

This is my intended result: have a linux machine (let's call it UbuntuServer) share two sorts of file shares: home folders one common folder with shared documents Then I have a number of Ubuntu ...
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User Explicitly for Windows Network Share

Is it possible to create a User that is exclusively used for Network Share? Why don't I just use my account? It's because I want to be able to share the account with specific people, without fear of ...
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How to connect Windows XP to printer connected to Windows 10 Pro

I can see the printer, but I get “Permission denied.” I add everyone, guest, guests, set all privileges for all and always the same: “Permission denied.” Not only home, but professional also can’t ...
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Can't connect to the mapped drive in the server sometimes

I'm using windows 2012 server and the client is windows xp. There is no user in the server who is in the client, so I used the user in the server who has the authority over the server with password ...