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 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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Windows Network resource access audit

In a windows network I'd like to set up some kind of audit, to know when certain users access certain resources (e.g. copy files) Is there a simple way to have such operations logged?
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My account is in administrators group, but doesn't honor permissions for administrators group on remote share?

I am on a home network and not using a domain controller. My username is in the administrators group and I have UAC turned on. I have a share on a network computer that has certain rights for users of ...
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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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How do I mount a network drive to a folder?

Does anyone know of a third party (or even windows native) solution to this simple problem? I want to map an internal network share on our windows server to a folder on each of the client machines in ...
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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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Why is it bad to map network drives in Windows?

There has been some spirited discussion within our IT department about mapping network drives. In particular, it has been said that mapping network drives is a bad thing and that adding DFS paths or ...
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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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share files between Debian Wheezy and Windows 8 on LAN

How to Share files between Debian Wheezy and Windows 8? let's suppose my Debian User name is Wheezy and Password is Linux, and my Windows 8 user name is Windows and session login password is Microsoft,...
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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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“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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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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Transfer files between two NAS units on same network

I have two Seagate BlackArmor 400 NAS units and I want to transfer a lot of files from one to the other. I can access both through a browser GUI and also are the shares I want to transfer between ...
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Log tailing over SMB much slower under Samba 4 vs Samba 3

I just upgraded my internal development VM running Ubuntu 11.10 with Samba 3.6 to Ubuntu 15.04 with Samba 4.1 (fresh install, new VM). Everything is working great, with the exception that my log ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Ultimate way to use Picasa in a home network

I've been trying a lot of approaches but still didn't find any effective solution. I want gigs of photos in a network drive (a IOMega Home Media Network Drive, plugged to my wifi router). I'd like to ...
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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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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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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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Accessing a Windows share with a different username

Is it possible to manually specify the username Windows uses when it connects to a networked share? perhaps \\username@host\... Both the server and clients run Windows 7. Thank you!
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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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How to share a folder between two computers on different networks?

I'm trying to create a folder that can be shared between my home and work computers (both Win 7, not on same network). Ideally I want to have folder on both computers desktops and be able to change ...
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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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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 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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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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Can't access shared folder of win8/win7 machine - Error code: 0x80004005. Unspecified Error

It's ironic that I, software engineer with 12 years of experience, continue to have this problem from one version of Windows to another without being able to achive consistent result (sometimes it ...
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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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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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How to mount a Windows share in OpenDreambox via Telnet?

I have created a new folder on root of C disk called recordings and I have shared it with everyone. I now want to mount this folder on my Dreambox so that I can record to it. But since this is an ...
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How to make shares visible in the Windows (win7 64 pro) Network view?

OS: Windows 7 64bit Pro System: Thinkpad x201t I have a big problem trying to access network shares located on other windows pcs (xp,vista) and NAS System (readynas nv+) from my win7 pro 64 thinkpad. ...
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How to logon to a non-domain computer from one in a domain

I've met a rather annoying problem that should be very simple, but I can't seem to figure it out. I have a work laptop that is part of a domain, so my username is foobar\bob. I also have my home ...
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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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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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Connect from Android (ES File Explorer) to Windows 7 Share

I am having problems connecting from Motorola Razr HD phone to my Windows 7 PC's shared folders via ES File Manager. Until recently everything worked fine, I could see/copy files just fine. Not sure ...
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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/...