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Make network share accessible to multiple users on OSX

My goal is to mount a shared folder from a Synology to a Mac running 10.9.1, only I want the mount point to be accessible to all users in group staff. The share is made accessible by the synology ...
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Network Sharing Problems Between 2 Laptops

Tried enabling network sharing on both laptops with LAN cable and wireless connection but only 1st laptop is able to access its own User under Network and User of 2nd laptop. The problem is that 2nd ...
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Is there a program that can share/access a directory via IMAP?

Is there a way to have a particular directory be served via IMAP (on Linux, or OS X)? Support for read operations would be enough (supporting delete would be great, moving & creating files & ...
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How to setup automatic backup of particular folders on Mac?

I would like to have automatic backups of particular folders (excluding some files and folders by name) to: Google Drive Network drive (NAS) The data should be added to the password protected zip. ...
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Backup Connection Information

How can I backup my networked drive(s) connection information? For example, say I am connected to \127.1.1.1\Media using a different login. How can I back that info up? I've looked in the ...
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Autoconnect VPN when opening network location

I have a network location of my university which I can access when my computer is connected to the VPN (which I've setup in the network settings and it works when connecting manually). I also mapped ...
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Windows 7 mapping network shares fails: propfind - method not allowed

I am running two NAS-systems in my home network: One Raidsonic Icybox and one Shuttle Omninas. Everything works fine with those - except for my Windows 7 Laptop. When I try mapping the shares I get an ...
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Grant user located in one domain permissions to shared folder in another domain

I have two computers set up like this: \\myPC (local Windows 7 SP1 machine); it is in domain1; \\remotePC (Win Server 2008 with SQL Server - a HyperV virtual machine); it is in domain2. In domain2 ...
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How do I prevent a user from accessing a network drive?

Is it possible to prevent a user from accessing a network drive through Explorer, mapping the drive, or with the Run command -- for example, by modifying the registry? I found part of the solution ...
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How do I create a password-protected Samba share in Linux?

I'm having an issue setting a password on a simple Samba share. I want the share to be visible to people on my network, but only people with the right set of credentials should be able to log in and ...
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Homedrive not mapping on 2 PCs

I have a problem with 2 PCs. They are both on Windows 7 Professional SP1 64Bit and are part of a domain. The problem: Home drive (H:) not mapping to any user profile Admin / Non-Admin. Facts: All ...
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Couldn't connect to network in windows 8

I am very very new to windows 8. Let me tell you what I want to do, what I have tried and what is the problem I am facing. I have two laptops and one of them has ubuntu 12.04 installed and is 32bit ...
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How can a ntfs share be accessed after being unmounted?

I bought a new hdd for my file server, copied all over to the new disk, and gave it the same drive letter and name, so the change would be transparent to all machines connected to the network. Once ...
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Home network file shares only work one way

I am currently sharing folders on my home network between my desktop PC (Win 7 64) and laptop (Win 7 64), both going to the same switch (Zyxel G5-105B). I'm using the default Windows sharing, but I ...
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I can't see network files from a hiren boot of Windows XP

I have a PC that has a dying hard drive. Because it would not boot, I created a bootable USB drive with Hiren on it. It boots to MiniXP OK and I can see the old C:\ disk. I can see my network and ...
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Listing all shared folders on Windows 7 from Windows XP takes long time

I have 22 shared folders on a Windows 7 Professional x64 server. When I list them from Windows XP by browsing \\SERVER\ it takes about 30 seconds to finish. If I do the same under Windows 7 or Vista ...
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Are there any alternative CIFS implementations for the Windows platform?

Out of curiosity, is using standard built-in Microsoft Windows file and folder sharing services the only way of running a CIFS/SMB server on a Windows machine or are there alternatives (like open ...
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Cannot connect to laptop from desktop and vice-versa

I recently bought an ASUS laptop. I already have a desktop which connects to my router via ethernet. The laptop connects the internet through the router via Wi-Fi. Both machines have Windows 7 x64 ...
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Mount samba user directory at login on Windows

To have user settings shared on a server for Linux clients, I would set up the client to : bind the user login and password against an LDAP server get the user login and password via pam_mount mount ...
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I need to retrieve my files in the Network Sharing Drive

I accidentally deleted some file in my Network Sharing Drive. I tried: Looking for the "windows.old" folder from How to revert to a previous version of Windows Using System Restore, but I didn't ...
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I accidentally deleted my files in the Network Sharing Drive

I accidentally deleted some file in my Network Sharing Drive. I tried: looking for the "windows.old" folder from How to revert to a previous version of Windows using System Restore, but I didn't ...
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Do Samba and AFP default to asynchronous if no specific options are given?

I know that NFS defaults to synchronous by default on Linux and Solaris based systems. The NFS creators also highly recommend against enabling asynchronous over NFS as it can lead to corruption if the ...
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Win 8.1: can see NAS shares on Wired network, but not Wireless

When my Win 8.1 machine (Surface Pro) is connected to my LAN via CAT-5, I can see and access all of the Shares on my network. I have three NAS devices (each with Shares) and a Mac, all of which show ...
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Restrict access to W8 users dir share

I some W8 laptops on a W-LAN and at some point I have set up sharing of one of them's users dir. If I log into the shared folder by navigating to Network/SHARED_PC_NAME and log in, I can see and have ...
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Invisible Samba Share on Windows 7

I have a linux server running Samba, with 4 shares. I have a laptop running Windows 7. The laptop can see and use all 4 shares when viewing the server in the Network, and I can map all 4 shares. ...
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How to refresh windows share after connecting Ethernet cable to use better connection?

I use home NAS to serve shared files over home network. When I want to copy bigger files I connect ethernet cable to my notebook to use it's 1Gbps speed instead of wireless 54Mbps. The problem is ...
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Can non-administrator users share folders on the network on Windows 7?

I'm working out a solution to a complicated file copying workflow in a laboratory environment. One solution hinges on normal users (who must not have administrator privileges) running a script that ...
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How to know if a remote linux machine has booted?

I have a Windows development machine, and a Linux target on a company network. After booting the target board, how do i learn if it has booted up ? ping dig host nslookup utilities with target name do ...
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Windows 2000 mrxsmb.sys issue while using network shares

At my job, we use some old FTR (ForTheRecord) Recording devices. These devices are actually Windows 2000 computers with audio recording hardware attached. These devices encountered a few issues with ...
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Restrict admin shares

My users need local admin rights but I'd like to restrict the admin shares (c$) to domain admins only. I was reading about adding nt authority\interactive to the local administrator group, but i don't ...
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How do I delete a homegroup if I am not in it?

So a while ago I made a homegroup on my network. The computer I made it on is now formatted. I don't have any computers on the network in the group. When I try to enter the homegroup it asks me for ...
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Connect to windows network share through 2 routers

I have an android device (in my house, downstairs) that can connect to my Windows 7 share without problems through the Wifi signal of my router upstairs. Problem is, that is a pretty weak signal. I ...
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Restrict write or delete access when user reads a file

In a share on Windows XP, everyone can read and only one user has full access. I want that user who has full access to be unable to write or delete a file if a "normal" user reads it. It is ...
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Accessing shared folder asks me credentials

I have a shared folder on a Win 2003 server: user Guest can access in read-only mode. On the network I have many different pc with different OS (Win8, Seven, XP) and almost all can access that folder ...
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How does rsync (in Cygwin) decide what sharing permissions to apply to a copied file?

I have an XP machine with Cygwin installed. Every night my Android phone connects to rsync on the PC and backs up my phone's pictures. This process is working smoothly, and has been for over a year. ...
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Mixing Manual and GPO Mapped Drives: Manual drives not reconnecting after logoff / on or reboot

I really have spent some serious time looking for this answer before posting here. Basically, I have a GPO set up to map drives in our 2008R2 domain. It works flawlessly on our RDS server remote ...
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Network drives vanish from “My Computer”, even if they're deleted and re-added

I have a weird situation where I have several mapped network drives which works properly. I can access them by their paths (for example, N:\), and they properly show up in the sidebar in windows ...
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Access Denied when Mapping Drive from Windows 7 to Samba Share

I'm at my wits end with this, I've tried connecting to my samba server with smbusr, and smbusr_RO from windows 7 by mapping a drive. It says S:\ is not accessible, access denied. I know I'm putting ...
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\\server\users\name doesn't show all contents

With Win7 Home Premium computers when I browse or map to \\server\Users\myname only 3 folders are shown - Documents, Music, Pictures - yet when looking at that directory from the local console there ...
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Can’t Browse SMB Share After Temporary Outage

This is a strange issue that I’ve not seen before, but maybe somebody here could help? I have a Mac (running Snow Leopard) that is a SMB client accessing a Windows 7 share. The Windows 7 server has ...
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Files turned into folders on external hard drive

I have a networked hard drive where I like to store audio/video/software and all sorts of other files for my house. While the software files are all intact and working, many of my video and audio ...
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Windows 7 clients cannot access shares on server 2003

We just installed a suite of Windows 7 Pro 64 bit machines with a Server 2003 Domain Controller. For some reason the W7 machine cannot connect to the User shares on our DC. e.g. admin account: root ...
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Access to shared drives on file server fails around 2 PM every day

I have a file server running Windows Server 2003. Our QuickBooks company files are hosted there for multi-user network access. Everyday around 2 PM, when our accountant tries to switch between company ...
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How Should I Share Thunderbird-Lightning-Tasks Between Workstations?

I originally submitted this here, but I don't expect a reply. After migrating a company from MS Exchange server to Google Apps, I had a hard time finding a comparable replacement for Outlook's ...
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Ubuntu shared folders in other drives not mounting

I have two other Drives in my System, which I have automounting when system startup using FSTAB. And I have installed Samba on my Machine to create shared folders. Then created some shared folders in ...
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Access a Windows XP tablet share from another subnet

I have a Windows XP tablet that is connected to my computer via an IP address that I can access files from my computer (Windows 7) with no problems. My computer is also on a network and if I want to ...
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Samba file shares - ownership of folder accessible for 1 group verified by MS active direcctory

I have a machine set up to share a folder /srv/sambashare, here's an exerpt of the config file: [share] path = /srv/sambashare writable = yes The permissions of that folder are set at 700 ...
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Unable to Access local Share Windows 7

I am unable to access Network shares, this includes mapping a drive or access via UNC. To simplify I created local share on my windows 7 computer \myhostname\share (C:\temp\share), given it full ...
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net share and CD/DVD drives

I have 2 machines both have Win2K8 R2 Enterprise and if I run the command net share on one computer it shows me CD/DVD drive on other it doesnt show CD/DVD. On both I am running with a user which is ...
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Shared folder on mac: mounted on ubuntu but not writable

I've got a mac (called 'maxw-hackbook') with a folder (called 'work') which i've shared, making it "read & write" by me, "staff" and everyone. I've then mounted it to a folder on my ubuntu ...