samba is an re-implementation of the smb network sharing protocols, which are used in Windows for file and printer sharing.

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Access samba3 share via terminal

i have a raspberry pi with samba3 on it (network access for my external HDD) And i have ubuntu14.04 on my laptop. For one on my scripts im working with i need to access the HDD via terminal. I ...
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samba shared folder and mounted disk

Technically I only want to setup a samba shared folder. Situation: With CentOS7 and samba I can successfully setup a shared folder but even if I change the create and directory mask, the read only ...
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Problems with file access from connected external HDD to the router

I am using Windows 7 OS. I have recently changed my Linksys smart router to an Asus RT-AC87U. The router has an external HDD connected to it that serves as a file server and can be accessed from the ...
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expose Btrfs snapshots with samba4 and vfs_shadow2

I'm trying to implement the vfs_shadow2 module with samba 4.2 running on Fedora 22 to get windows explorer feature "previous versions" on clients to work. The shared "folder" is an Btrfs subvolume in ...
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how to make Samba Windows client cache file contents?

I am using a Samba server on a recent Red Hat, and a client from Windows 7 Pro. The oplocks = yes options is turned on by default from the server. I want the Windows client to cache its file ...
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“/bin/bash: bad interpreter: Text file busy” even though the file editor closed the file

I have a script on Linux that I edit under Windows (through Samba), that starts with the shebang line #!/bin/bash. Even though: I finish editing, save, and close the file in the editor make sure ...
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SMB slow read/write from Mac workstation vs. Windows

We have an SMB share running in Hyper-V on Server 2012. Read/Write to the share from Windows workstations on the network is around 100 MB/s, which seems good. Read/Write from Mac workstations to the ...
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One fileserver and two replicated nodes with samba daemon

I have to set up a new infrastructure for a project. We have two offices with a slow up- and downlink (2 MBit SDSL) to the internet and one server C with a 100 MBit link to the internet. Then there ...
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SOGo without Samba AD

I'm tinkering with SOGo groupware to be run on my homeserver. I'm especially interested in the ActiveSync capability to synchronize contacts and calendar of my Android devices without the need for ...
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Kerberos Method on Oracle 5.11

When running 'sudo net ads join -U admin' to add my domain to the realm, I get the error: Unknown parameter encountered: "kerberos method" I found out that 'kerberos method' is not supported by samba ...
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Multiple file server syncing

Here is my setup : Office 1 : 20 users a dropbox sharing between all Office 2 : 9 users, sharing the same dropbox to share the files My problem : Office 2 is in remote place and gets only a 4G ...
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Nessus on Linux detected SSL version 2 and 3 because of Samba. How to fix it?

We are using Nessus to confirm that our server does not have SSL 2 and 3 supported via any of the ports. We came down to the last product - samba (3.6.25.) This samba version does not support turning ...
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Files in Samba share not visible on some Windows computers (but on others they are)

I have a Debian 8 Linux machine with Samba 2.4. On this machine I have configured a Samba share: [myshare] path = /path/to/my/share writeable = yes browseable = yes public = yes force user = myuser ...
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Samba4 group email address lookup postfix/dovecot

I have samba4 ad dc setup with my users and groups working fine loginwise. I have installed a postfix/dovecot mailserver on my dc, which is working fine with single user mail addresses, sending and ...
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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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Winbind not enumerating users and groups of trusted domain

I'm using Samba 4.1.6-Ubuntu in Ubuntu 14.04, for authenticating users from two domains with a one-way cross-forest trust between them. Samba machine is joined to DOMAINA, while DOMAINB is the trusted ...
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OSX (Yosemite) file permissions on files written to SMB-shares

In my workplace we work with a big SMB-share on which all files are saved. Files saved by windows machines by default have -rw-rw---- as permissions and all folders come with drwxrwx---. However ...
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all tests from samba.org troubleshooting pass, but samba not working

I followed closely all tests from the Samba docs troubleshooting chapter: https://www.samba.org/samba/docs/using_samba/ch12.html I am just trying to setup samba shares on RH 7 and see them from ...
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In W8.1, reset or change login credentials for shared network folder

I have an external drive connected to my Asus RT-N66U Router and enabled the Network Place (Samba) Share/Cloud Disk option, this created a shared folder called MyNetworkDrive on the external drive. ...
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Samba 4 AD: “samba-tool dns” commands do not work from dhcpd script

I've set up my RPi 2 as Samba 4 AD DC with these instructions - https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Samba_4_Active_Directory_domain_controller That page contains script ...
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Setting Write Permissions for /var/www on an Ubuntu Desktop local web server

I've been struggling like hell for 3 days now, can't figure what I did wrong... EDIT 3: I think my question is more specific than I thought, so I created a new thread here: ...
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BTRFS size on disk 200x larger than actual size

Why is BTRFS so grossly misquoting the size of small files on my filesystem? [pi@rpi scipy]% cat __init__.py | wc -c # literal byte count 4729 [pi@rpi scipy]% du --apparent-size -h ...
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Find UID of user via SAMBA [closed]

Is there a way to retrieve the UID of a user via a SAMBA share? I can get the user list with: rpcclient -W 'WORKGROUP' -c querydispinfo -U''%'' '192.168.21.129' 2>&1 index: 0xa RID: 0x4c0 ...
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Ping / SSH computer via SMB name

At work, I can ping and SSH computers by either their IP or their SMB name. If I try that at home (no, I am not trying to access the office internal network from home), then ping / SSH by IP address ...
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Can't connect to SAMBA - ISP is blocking it

Security issues aside, I'd like to connect to a SAMBA share from home to a server (dedicated or vps, doesn't matter). The server works perfectly. The issue is on the client side. Let me more clear: ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Samba very slow performance

I am running Samba 4.1.4 on Ubuntu 14.04. File transfer speeds to and from the share are very slow (around 3-4 MB/s). I have tested the network connection using iperf and got speeds around 85-100 ...
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Practical way to share 15GB of files with distributed users on cable connections

I am working with a company of 7 employees distributed throughout the U.S., each with basic cable internet connections, who need to share about 15 GB of thousands of documents (mostly Word and PDF ...
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Should I disable Netbios over TCP/IP for printing throught Samba+cups?

I have a domain with 100+ machine which are reparted on two IP ranges. On this moment, computers are using netBIOS over TCP/IP or SMB over TCP/IP. It seem that two requests are send ...
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How do you back up a RAID 5 server?

I see many information on how to back up single drive, transfer information, or even use the dd command. Originally, I had a 1 disk server, and when I migrated it to a higher end server, I went ahead ...
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Centos7 samba share not visible in windows 7 network group, but can be directly accessed via \\servename\share

I've set up a Centos 7 samba share according to these instructions: Samba Server Installation and Configuration on CentOS 7. My client machines run Windows 7 64bit pro, and I am able to directly ...
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Samba Winbind not working in Debian 8

I am setting up a new samba environment based on Debian Jessie. Installation of PDC was succesfully and Windows clients were able to join. Have a problem at joining the Linux clients. I was following ...
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Can't see or browse SMB file shares depending on two routers

I have two routers (huawei which is the main and linksys connected to it for extra coverage), I can't access my SMB share which is connected to the huawei through the linksys network. note I can ...
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Error upon File->Open, every time, in TextPad

I have a Windows 7 Professional desktop that I have begun to use, logged in as a network user to a Samba4 AD domain. Whenever I go to open a file within TextPad (e.g. by choosing Open from the File ...
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Get error 3019 while trying to connect a network printer

I made a powershell script that connect printer user may use. While trying to connect a network printer shared with Samba to my windows 7, I got one error as user but not as administrator : ...
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Why is Samba SMB slower than HTTP/NFS/FTP transfer on NAS on my LAN?

I want to set up a NAS which I have done most recently with a Raspberry Pi 2 (quad-core ARM Cortex-A7, 1GB RAM, 32GB microSD) running Raspbian “Jessie”: I have a laptop—an HP Pavilion G6—running ...
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Samba: Need guest/everyone read-only and writeable by users in group

I can't get this to work correctly. I can login as guest fine but when I enter the username and password for a user on the server, it doesn't accept it. Not even root. smb.conf [global] ...
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Long SMB session setup delay

I have a Windows machine connecting to an SMB share on a local Debian server. Everything works flawlessly, when it's connected, but the first connection (either after a boot / reboot, or after ...
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Strange network behavior CENTOS 7 and Vmware workstation

I have fresh install of CENTOS in Vmware workstation 11 on my Laptop running Windows 8.1. I installed samba and everything worked fine. When I disconnected from my home network strange things started ...
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Brother DCP-9055 CDN over samba color/BW property is disabled

We have bought i color brother DCP-9055 CDN and downloaded the latest drivers from the manufacturer website. Then we are using Samba and CUPS to deploy thoses printer driver. We only aim at printing ...
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Microsoft PKI + Samba AD

Have you ever tried to build Samba as Active directory domain controller in order to install Active Directory Certificate Services? The purpose is to have an enterprise ca with samba ad instead of ...
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tuning windows 7 to centos linux smb over a long distance VPN connection

I'll try to fill in as I can, but here's the basics We have a VPN (I believe running openvpn) between a site in singapore to a main site in london, with the main site.Its a purely ipv4network. We ...
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“Ghost folders” showing up in Windows share

I have an Active Directory domain setup with Samba 4.2. This domain uses roaming profiles for all users, which are stored on a "Profiles" share on the Samba server. Furthermore, it uses folder ...
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What’s going on “under the hood” in this Samba transfer? Specifically the occasional dips in transfer speed?

I have a Windows 7 system with a Samba shared folder and an Ubuntu system that has access to that folder. Using the Ubuntu system I copy a 68GB folder (SSD) to the Windows machine (HDD) which ...
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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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Samba On Linux: Allow Sharing Of Files In FUSE-Mounted Partition

I have this server at home with a single SSD with the following partition scheme: sda1 = 512 MB - EFI Partition sda2 = 512 MB - FAT Boot Partition sda3 = 3096 MB - Linux-swap sda4 = 20 GB - Ext4 (OS) ...
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Permission denied while mounting windows share wih cifs-utils

I want to access a windows share from my vbox ubuntu machine (I have all proxies set up correctly). The problem is that I get a permission denied error with no extra reasons when trying to mount via ...
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Access files on RasPi over WAN using an Android device

My use case is the following: I have a RaspberryPi with a mounted external HDD which contains lots of high definition (1080p) movies. I access these within my LAN using NFS exports. I also want access ...
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How is the FID generated for a SMB “Create AndX Request?”

I see in the traces while accessing a network share, there are multiple CreateAndX requests (which opens the folders) with an FID associated with them. However, some of them don’t and they get a ...
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Is it possible to reboot a Samba NAS device (Cisco/Linksys NSS4000) using telnet?

I have a Samba NAS—Cisco/Linksys NSS4000—that I cannot connect to using UNC paths or drive mapping, and I cannot access the built in web application. But I can ping the device by it’s IP address as ...
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How do I safely update a shared FoxPro database over CIFS on Linux?

My customer has a bunch of FoxPro database files shared on a Windows server. I need to make modifications to them from a Linux box, where the share is mounted with Samba. My code already acquires ...