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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Mac OS X & Linux: mount_nfs: can't access /nfs: Permission denied

I have an Ubuntu 12.04 NFS server and I have an iMac NFS client running OS X 10.6.8. I believe I have everything set up properly, yet I still get this error on the Mac: mount_nfs: can't access /nfs: ...
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What does “Turn on automatic setup of network connected devices” mean?

My Windows 8.1 has the setting "Turn on automatic setup of network connected devices": What exactly does this setting mean? Why would I want it? I have been unable to find any useful information ...
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How does one disconnect from a network share in Windows 7?

As a Mac user, I would expect this to be as simple as right-clicking the share and selecting "Disconnect", but it appears we are not to be so lucky. To be clear, this is the kind of share where you ...
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Since upgrading to Windows 8.1, I can't open any files on a SMB share shared by my OS X Mavericks Mac

I have a PC with Windows 8.1 and a Mac with Mavericks. I have a folder on the Mac that is shared with the PC. When I'm on the PC and I try to open a file that is shared by the Mac, such as an ISO file ...
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Is there a way to “disconnect” a mapped network drive, but NOT remove the mapping?

For example, when I type net use I might see something like: Status Local Remote OK H: \\server\home folders\me Unavailable I: \\serverA\share1 ...
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Why do mapped drives only reappear after logging out and back in, and not after a reboot?

I work in a corporate environment, where we use mostly Windows 7 Professional computers, though some legacy applications are still being run on Windows XP. We have security in place on the network ...
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How do I disallow shared folder when user is not logged in windows 7?

One of my customers has to sign very strict NDAs that force him to find a way to block file sharing and lock his office when he is not on the premises. He also has the companies quickbooks files ...
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New samba user won't login

I've already got one samba user setup on my Arch desktop computer that is used by all the computers running Windows on my home network for sharing files. Here's the samba share configuration: [Shared ...
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Using browser(s) with 2 internet connection simultaneously, but separately

I'm wondering how to setup two browsers to use each own internet connection. I have WLAN and standard bluetooth modem connections each providing internet access independently. But whenever I connect ...
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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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Windows XP won't accept uname/password for samba share

I'm trying to connect to a samba share using windows XP Professional. I type \\mother\home into My Computer's address bar, and as expected a "Connect to mother" dialog appears for me to type in my ...
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Windows 8.1 disable by default for the Administrative Share / root of each volume (c$)

OS: Windows 8.1 Pro Media Center - 64bits) windows 8.1 disable by default for the share folder root of each volume (c$), how to enable back? I try to access from my Mac - smb://192.168.1.2/c$, it ...
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Can't get hostednetwork started in Windows 8 x64

OS: Windows 8 x64. Mobo: ASUS P8Z77-V Deluxe. I can't start an Access Point with my computer. I tried everything. I tried netsh wlan commands from cmd (with Admin privileges) and it returns the ...
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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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How to share infrastructure between different local networks?

I am new here so please be patient. :) I have the following infrastructure and would like to share things between these subnets but don't really know how to do that. (I am just a programmer) The ...
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Access workgroup share from domain client

I have a PC at home running windows 7. Name WIN7, ip 192.168.1.200, member of WORKGROUP. The only user is me. My work laptop is also running Windows 7. Name LASTNAME-OFFICE, ip 192.168.1.101, member ...
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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 to access my wife's Outlook calendar [duplicate]

My wife and I both have Outlook 2007 and are networked in our SOHO. We nave no server. Is there a way I can access her calendar from my desktop to make appointments for her, or to check her bookings?
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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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Can you bind the Windows “Server” service to an ip/interface?

I'm running Windows Server 2008 R2. I would like to bind the Server service which listens on port 445 to a specific ip address or interface. Is this possible?
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How feasible to bind mac address and ip address to block unwanted sites?

I'm network admin in educational institute , We are coming with a strategy to monitor/block unauthorized Network access such as (news/social network/entertainment...etc) from students. till now we ...
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Rackmount HDD storage [closed]

Looking into some storage solutions for a small server. I've got a Mac mini running OS X server providing open directory accounts for all my machines (which are 98% OS X save two Windows machines). ...
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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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Why can't my Fedora VM access this shared folder?

I have spent the last 6 hours fighting trying to get Fedora 19 as guest OS on Windows 7 SP1 host to successfully access a shared folder. I'm using VirtualBox 4.2.18. Lots and lots of Googling. Yeah, ...
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Linking computers to increase performance [duplicate]

I have 2 laptops (one of which is my primary PC) and a desktop PC. The desktop run on Vista Home Edition, the secondary laptop also runs on vista and the primary laptop runs on windows 8. It is ...
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Sharing network HDD between two WiFi routers (two separated LANs)

How can I connect external network hard drive to two WiFi routers? Each WiFi router has it's own LAN and internet connection. I don't want to share the internet connection nor any other devices ...
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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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Remotely close open shared files

I have a Windows 7 computer that is hosting some files in my network. Sometimes a file (usually an Office document) is stuck in the open state even after a user has finished editing it. What I do to ...
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How do I see which user I am logged in as on a Network Share?

IIS on my development computer (Windows 7) cannot access a windows share (Windows Server 2003), so I try to log in manually and verify that the share works for that account. For trouble shooting ...
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Windows 7 Wont stop sharing my files on my network

I'm running Windows 7 and network discovery is turned off. When checking my files and folders they all say not shared, and I have password protected sharing on (have tried turning it off as well). But ...
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Unable to access shared drive in windows XP Pro/Home from Windows 7 Pro 64bit

We have shared drives in Windows 7 pro and Windows XP Pro/Home. We were able to access XP shared files and Windows 7 shared files previously. Now we are able to access only shared folders shared in ...
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Windows: Connect to multiple shares on multiple FQDNs on same IP with different FQDN

As my title says, I want to connect from a Windows workstation to multiple shares on multiple FQDNs on the same IP with a different FQDN (Windows workstation or server). Of course I know about the ...
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What's stopping me granting network users read/write access to a WHS 2011 share?

I've a long-standing problem that is getting me down. My home network has three computers: Server - Windows Home Server 2011 PC Windows 7 Professional Mediacentre Windows 7 Home Premium The server ...
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Share network service

I have a HTTP server on my Virtualbox machine, and I want to access this server from other devices on my network (physical network outside the host machine). I tried sharing the "Host Only Network ...
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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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Linux: Share Wireless Connection Through the same Wireless Interface [duplicate]

Is it possible to accomplish in Linux the functionality of Windows Virtual Router (http://virtualrouter.codeplex.com/)? In another words, i want to have a NIC connected to an access point, and the ...
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Windows context menu option for “Copy a link to file”?

Is there a way to add a context menu option for copying a link to a file to include in a plaintext email (or something that accomplishes the same thing in Outlook) for Windows 7? For example, if I ...
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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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How is speed affected between two computers when connecting them by wifi?

I'm going to buy a(nother) home server, which will include network storage. I was considering making the server double as a htpc, which means that it will be across the room from my router/modem. I ...
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How to mount shared folder/disk as 755 and not as 700 mode?

If I mount a time capsule disk (or another AFP, SMB network resource) and look on it with ls -la it appears as drwx------, so rsync can't access it (even with sudo). How to mount a network resource ...
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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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Windows is asking for password to browse the available file shares on Samba

Server: Samba on Ubuntu 12.04, with security = user. A variety of file shares - some need to be accessible by guests, some are allowed users = user1. Client: Windows XP, on same workgroup as the ...
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Windows 2008 Server GPO Add personal shares

Right now each employee has their own share on the file server that uses their first initial of their first name and their last name (ex. jsmith). Of course John Simth has to be logged on to access ...
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Install Microsoft SUA in Windows 8 Pro

Is there a way to install Microsoft Subsystem for UNIX Applications in Windows 8 Pro (I know it is included in W8 Enterprise). I need to mount NFS shares and would rather not rely on 3rd party ...
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An error occurred while connecting [drive] to [share]. The local device name is already in use

I map a network drive from a PC (workstation) to another PC (server), that is always on. When my workstation sleeps and comes out of sleep, I get this error message: An error occurred while ...
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List Disk location of shares on server [duplicate]

using cmd prompt, how can I get the location of a share? I know the name of the share, but when I remote onto the box, I can't see where the share location is. net view shows me the names, but not ...
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File sharing user limits

Each OS has a limit to the number of users that can access a computers shared folders at one time. XP has 10, 7 has 20. At one time I thought I saw a site where the limit for most OS's were listed. ...
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How to block an IP address from a network share

I have to share a set of .docx files from my computer. They are set so that administrators have full control over the shares, and "everyone" has access to read and execute them. I need to find a way ...
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Shared folder contents all opening as read only

I have a shared folder in a network which we all theoretically have access to. I edited through command line using icacls to grant everyone read and write permissions (icacls "Folder Name" /grant ...