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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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 ...
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Why doesn't windows authentication work with host alias'?

Normally accessing a Windows share is accomplished using a UNC path e.g. \\server\share where "server" is the real hostname of the Windows machine. \\server.domain.com\share also works. However ...
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InDesign Links: Paths conflict between Mac and PC

My company has used InDesign on Windows for years. When they make "Links", they are pointed to a network drive, so the file path starts with a drive letter, e.g. "N:...". We recently got iMacs, and ...
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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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Raspberry Pi NTFS SAMBA SHARE Permission denied Windows 7

I'm running a little RaspberryPi machine that I wanted to turn into a low power network share that is completely unprotected on my home network, the aim is for it to be a universal network dump and ...
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Mac Connect to Server doesn't show login screen:

Using Connect TO Server function, I entered credentials once, incorrectly, now I use connect to server and it doesn't show me the login screen but goes ahead and tries to mount the share ... Anyway ...
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Windows 7 Home can see but not access Win 7 Pro shares

Trying to connect a Win 7 Home machine to shares on a Win 7 Pro machine. On Win 7 Home, I can navigate Explorer to the machine, where the shares are listed. But when I try to navigate into the folder, ...
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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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Some information about the mapping of networks drive operation

The server administrator of my company have created a directory structure on the web server as shown in this tutorial (but this is not very important for my question) So, on the web server I have a ...
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How to set up LPD/LPR printing system for sharing a postscript printer on Linux?

I am new in Embedded Systems, and I want to add a usb postscript printing support such that it can serve request from any computer in the Network(Printer sharing). I went through various printing ...
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Batch or PowerShell to mount drives on a FQDN

I currently use a batch script to mount my network shares each morning: NET USE * /DELETE /Y NET USE Z: \\<IP>\<SHARE> <AUTHENTICATION> /persistent:no ... Which is fine when I'm ...
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How can I share a folder that needs credentials to view the contents on different workgroups/domains

I would like to share a folder on my personal laptop so I can access it through the network in my work environment but would like some form of authentication so that not just anyone can view the ...
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Can I make files deleted on the NAS automatically go to the recycle bin?

So when I use my desktop and delete \NAS\Files\Directory, that I can still recover the files from the NAS' recycle bin. The NAS is just a normal Windows share on a Windows 7 computer. I don't like ...
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Same folder/hdd is being shown 3 times in network. How to disable two of them

When I open my desktop from my laptop (both are on same homegroup) It shows me same HDD three times. In below screenscht marked folder's are same HDD. How to keep only one.
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How to connect two windows PC which uses same Router for internet but one is connected via wired LAN and another is on Wi-Fi?

I use DIR-555 Dlink router for Internet for my laptops and Desktop. My laptop is on Wi-Fi but my desktop is connected to Router via wired LAN. Internet works fine on both. I want to share a Desktop ...
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Windows credential for LAN network access overwritten by HomeGroupUser$

I'm trying to access a shared folder on a Windows 7 machine on my home network. I'm using another Windows 7 machine in order to access the first one. Whenever I logout and login to my account, ...
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Permission denied while mounting samba cifs share on linux

I have a samba server set up on a Linux computer that uses winbind on an AD domain. Everything seems to be working but I haven't been able to mount a samba share on another machine. Right now, I would ...
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How to share LAN internet via wireless router

I have internet signal in gray cord in below snapshoot. I can have wifi internet connection when plugging in the gray cord to port 1,2,3,4 and NOT to the internet port as shown in the snapshoot. ...
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Backup solution via LAN

I have two systems say client A and client B. Both are on a LAN. There are some folders on client A which are very important and as such I need continuous back up of those folders on client B. I have ...
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Roaming profiles using vault credentials (instead of user credentials)

I have a share on the server where roaming profiles are stored. Some clients use their vault accounts (through Credential manager) to access the server resources because their local accounts do not ...
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FreeNAS and Backup Shares

I've been doing some work with FreeNAS and I saw that it has shares for Linux, Mac, Windows. Does this mean that in order to properly create a backup system that FAT32 is not an ideal option to ...
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Adding local print port shows: The username or password is incorrect

I am trying to set up a wireless laptop so it can connect to my main deskop computers printer. My PC is a 32 bit and my laptop is a 64 bit machine so I am trying to add a port to my driver on the 64 ...
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Windows 7 gui doesn't display a mapped drive b:

This is an annoyance more than a roadblock, but it doesn't seem to make sense. On my XP box, I got used to subst or mapping drive A: to my general notes and work in progress folders, and drive B: was ...
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Who are these in my Windows Media Player?

My laptop detects these people when I turn on my Windows Media Player. I guess these are the people connected to the same ISP as I am. How do I block them ?? Note: I can actually open their ...
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A fast modern network filesystem to replace VirtualBox's shared folder emulation

My work code repository is stored in host Linux system, and is accessed from Windows guest; currently, guest can access the repo via 'shared folder' which looks like a samba emulation. But, it just ...
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Migrating shared folders to NAS

We have 2 win 2k3 servers that store a good amount of files inside shared folders for all the departments in our organization. We want to migrate the shared folders to a new NAS appliance that we just ...
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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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Cannot add network folder to media library

I have a network drive (wd livebook), I cannot include a folder on it within media libary because it says it is not indexed. To index it I tried to add system to users authorization, but each time I ...
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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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What is the difference between Homegroup and Network?

I am using Windows 8. In the navigation panel on left, in the File Explorer, I can see two sections Homegroup and Network. Under Network a number of other PCs are listed. What is the difference ...
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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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Deleted/Added a DNS host entry to access a netwrok share: path not found

I was requested to delete a host record (a CIF server on a NAS) I haven't deleted the AD account, only the DNS host record. Then I added the same host record with a different IP address which belongs ...
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How to include multiple folders in SMB share

I want to share multiple folders on SMB share (Windows Server 2012). Is it possible to and if yes, how to do it?
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Script to disconnect mapped network location

I have a user who needs to map a certain network location to drive O:. Every so often, this drive loses it's map to O:, but will show up under different letters, such as H:, K:, and L:. The normal ...
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Win PE won't find my Network card

I'm trying to install windows7 x64 to a desktop with damaged optical drive. I have a laptop with windows7 x64 on which I'm trying to run a TFTP server for network booting of windows7 to my desktop. I ...
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How to use UNC path correctly to share a folder on remote computer?

I would like to know if somebody knows the correct syntax for giving a folder a share on remote network machine's folder. Please write a syntax you know for sure that it's working. This operation ...
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Can I create a single ftp to access multiple network locations

I have an ftp server setup using FileZilla Server and 5 application servers which each have a backup folder that is shared. On the ftp server I have setup symlinks in the root ftp directory that ...
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Slow file transfer on network between two 802.11n laptops (connected directly together via access point)

Me and my friend have both two exact the same laptops, bought from the same shop at the same day and I decided one day to go wireless because I forgot my ethernet cable to the LAN party (with a few ...
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Setting up a Networked External Drive with different filesystems

everybody and thank you for taking the time to read this. I have an external hard drive with partitions for Time Machine (HFS+), Linux storage (Ext4), Swap Storage (Fat32), and Windows Storage (NTFS). ...