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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Enable SMB file sharing on OS X - “Incorrect Password”

I have a Mac running Snow Leopard connected to an Active Directory domain. I can share folders on the Mac and view files from Windows without problems. When I try to enable my Mac account for write ...
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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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cannot access network shares on domain - export all network settings in windows 7 for troubleshooting

I am on a domain computer running Windows 7 Enterprise. I am having trouble accessing network drives and network shares (including network printers). I am able to access the internet fine. I have ...
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NFS Network path not found

I did setup a nfs share on my debian 7 server and been trying to mount it on a windows 7 machine. I've tried the following: C:\Users\David>mount \\192.168.178.240\backups Y: Network Error - 53 ...
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OS X can connect to Windows machine, but can't access shared folders

I can create new folders on my Windows XP machine, set them to "shared". On my Mac, I pick Finder → Go → Connect to Server → smb://192.168.1.4 → Connect → Name / Password. ...
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Share an external USB Hard drive connected to XP Home

I want to share on my home network an external USB Hard drive connected to my netbook running XP Home. My laptop and home PC (both running Win 7 Home Premium x64) can see the shared drive but cannot ...
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Can't drag and drop files from OS X Lion to Samba share

I have an Ubuntu box running a Samba share that I use to share files in my network. Since upgrading my mac to Lion I am unable to just drag and drop files from my mac into the mounted drives to copy ...
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Accessing a Network share with different credentials

I am trying to access a network share in my workgroup with different credentials. The user am trying to login in has no password. So how do I log in ? I may be miss spelling the username, if I am ...
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Permission issue on network share drive

I am using Windows 7 on work domain network. One of the shared drives is mapped automatically when I logon with my domain user. However, when I try to create a file or directory from my workstation in ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 "Tasks"...
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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 laptop,...
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Troubleshoot network application

I'm having an tough time troubleshooting an application that will not start properly after a move to a new domain controller. The first thing checked was permissions and exceptions in Windows Firewall ...
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Corrupt files on shared folder virtualbox ubuntu guest on mac osx

I'm having this annoying issue with a shared folder on a Mac OS X host, and Ubuntu 11.10 guest. I have a shared folder beetween them. Most of the time when creating a folder, copying files, or ...
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Get my domain-joined work computer to work in my home network

In my home network I have a wireless router to which you can connect two USB drives. I use these disks much like a simple NAS. The problem is that my work computer that is connected to a Domain on ...
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Samba transfers fail randomly without errors in Windows client

I just set up a new server for home use running Ubuntu 11.10. Installed the regular samba pkg and added a share through webmin. Seemed to work fine until i started transferring large quantities of ...
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Using bandwidth allocation effectively in a shared connection

I have a shared internet connection. So I use Netlimiter. I installed it on my desktop and it works perfectly. My doubt is what will happen if I install it on all the systems and allocate bandwidth. ...
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troubleshooting Windows XP and smb

I have problem with mapping smb network shares to windows XP (net use and Windows Explorer). In LAN I have two Windows XP computers. One of them (let's name it XP_1) can map share without problems. ...
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Why can't I see a particular directory on a network share?

I have a windows 7 machine and a windows XP laptop. The XP machine has C drive shared, and the checkbox that says "Allow network users to change my files" is checked. From the Win7 machine I can ...
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NFS won't allow access to mounted media

I'll explain it here, but I have this problem, for which the solution that user received doesn't fix my problem satisfactorily (sshfs) The problem is that I would like to share my /media folder over ...
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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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Empty Network Places & Can't browse network shares

A friend of mine is having the following issue which I couldn't fix: When going to Network places, it is empty, meaning his wireless adapter and ethernet adapter are not showing up in there. When ...
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Sharing file in windows xp (sp3) to other computers in the workgroup

Right, I know it sounds easy, and it's likely to have an easy answer but here's my scenario: I have a computer at the office running windows xp with the service pack 3, and my boss asked me to share ...
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Excel External Referencing Across Work Network

I've invested a large amount of my time over the past week to building a list of document types and descriptions into a series of Excel workbooks which rely heavily on external referencing (to each ...
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Block Local Admin from sharing a folder onto a Remote VM

Current Architecture implemented in my organisation: Win Server 2012 running 15 VM(Win7) in Hyper-V. Users access this VM by initiating a remote connection from an XP machine on a Thin Client(mapped ...
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Share inetrnet from Windows 10 towards Linux via cable

Have Windows 10 machine which get internet connection via Wifi. I just set up also second computer server with Debian linux on board. Now i would like to share internet from my Windows 10 towards my ...