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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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 computer,...
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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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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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Certain characters don't display properly when accessing OneDrive using WebDav

I use OneDrive to store many of the files I use often and rather than accessing it through the OneDrive application for PC or through www.onedrive.live.com, I map several of the OneDrive folders I use ...
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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 /DOMAINNAME\...
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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. I'...
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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 problem....
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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 Homedrive/...
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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 ...
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Can different person see different shared folder structure by file sharing services of Windows Server 2008 r2?

For example, I have a folder structure like bellow in Windows Server 2008 R2 server: ShareFolder SubFolder1 File1 SubFolder2 SSFolder1 File2 SSFolder2 ...
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Running Programs as Administrator from Network Drive - Windows 10

I want to store my user folders (Documents, Pictures, Music, Downloads, etc.) on a Network Shared Drive and Map them as a Network Share on a windows server. IE. \Server\User is Mapped to U:\ in ...
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Windows 10 network share freeze frequently

I have two desktops on the same network. One with all my files on it (media) and one I use for gaming that I use to stream videos. Both are running Windows 10 Pro. Firewalls are off. They're on the ...
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Is there any meaning to the “Map Network Drive” option when you right click Network in Windows 10?

I spent two hours troubleshooting my network drive yesterday because I was right clicking "Network" to access the Map Network Drive wizard. Once I realized I needed to right click "This PC" it was ...
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Can access, but not browse, windows network behind Ubuntu router

My network setup is like this: Internet -> Ubuntu router and file server -> PCs. The Ubuntu server (which is a DHCP and DNS server for the network) is running Samba with a couple of shares, ...
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Transferring over network gradually slows down

I have a spare Windows 10 computer sitting around and I turned it into a file storage computer. My computer is running Windows 7. When I transfer a 1.5GB file from my pc to my server, it goes from ...
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How to change workgroup on Sharp MX-5001N MFP?

I am the IT admin for a small business and we're trying to get our Sharp MX-5001N MFP to scan to a network drive on a Windows 7 domain using Small Business Server 2011. After meticulously ...
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mounting specific directory from zfs share mounted on other server

I have two servers in LAN. Server "A" contains one ZFS share mounted as /u01. Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on 172.8.1.1:/export/Server1/Store1 100G ...
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Share files and folders over two gateway 192.168.2.1 and 10.10.10.1 on the network 10.10.10.1

I have a DSL Broadband line with Static IP 10.10.10.155 and a Router connected to my PC. When I have to use internet with this router, we need to configure Internet Setup as Static IP. In this case ...
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Windows 10 Desktop Loses Network Sharing After Windows Updates

I have a home file server that was upgraded from Windows 8.1 to Windows 10. The upgrade went off without a hitch and everything has worked great with one exception: After almost every Windows Update ...
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Semi-disconnected network drives Windows 10 after timeout

I'm using Windows 10 in our company for a couple of weeks. Using the GPO (I'm a domain admin myself) we added some network drives for all users of our domain. This works fine. But.... For some reason,...
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Why won't my mapped drive persist for elevated user after reboot?

This is related to this issue: Command Prompt in Administrator mode doesn't see mapped drives I'm needing to run a program (InstallShield) as an elevated user, but this program also needs to ...
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Allow users to create folders at netowrk share, but not open others folders

I have a ReadyNas Pro4. On it I have created a shares such as "Movies", "Music", "Backup" etc.. The first step For these shares I would like to set some (for me) advanced privileges, which brings me ...
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How to set share permissions based on folder structure

The problem I'm having is that users are moving folders around in a tree-like folder organization on the shared drive. User education has not improved the issue so i want to use permissions to ...
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Map NAS drive ip address to name

I have a NAS drive on my local network at a static IP. i can browse this drive at \\10.0.0.x\ However, I would like to alias this ip to a more human readable name: \\server\ how do I accomplish ...