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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Best solution for linux file sharing with FTP, Samba & Web interface [on hold]

I am looking for a file sharing solution for our network, these are the features I need: Samba access with login FTP access with login Web interface to be able to browse, download and upload files. ...
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How to share a printer from Linux without a server side driver?

I'm trying to share a Canon printer from Raspberry PI running Raspbian. Unfortunately, the precompiled drivers provided by Canon don't work with the RPi's armhf architecture, and compiling the source ...
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How does owncloud sync work? Is it normal that it sync although files exist?

I am currently testing owncloud 7 + windows sync client and I am facing problems. For example, oC sync is syncing although files already exist on the client! (Since it's a homeserver, resync of GBs ...
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Playing media from ftp server

I have a question re access to ftp server from a media player (hardware, not the windows media player). I think about buying a router with ftp server function to take the load off from my quite old ...
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Samba install broke openvpn

I used http://jankarres.de/2013/05/raspberry-pi-openvpn-vpn-server-installieren/ for installing openvpn. I followed the instructions to the letter and everything worked fine. My client connected to ...
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Samba root preexec not running?

I can't seem to find the solution to this anywhere. I have a FreeBSD 10.0-RELEASE-p6 system running Samba 4.1.9. I'm trying to set up a [home] share where each user will be mapped to a zfs dataset ...
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linux net command for osx terminal? [duplicate]

i am trying to establish a way to use the same samba net commant found on a linux distro using samba 3.x but i am unable to identify the mac version of it reference to the net command: ...
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Improve slow NAS Ethernet transfer speeds: On-The-Fly Ethernet Compression with SAMBA?

Hardware: Pogoplug E02 (ARMv5te, Marvell Kirkwood 1.2GHz, 256m RAM) Software: ArchLinux, MDADM RAID 5 array, Ext4, SAMBA server This setup delivers file transfers to my Windows clients at ~21MB/s ...
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94MB file is too large to be uploaded on FAT32 file system

Everything is in the title : I've got a smb share with write access on a FAT32 file system (I'm aware of the 4GB limit). I've got 426 GB free of 736 GB shown on the network drive. Still if I try ...
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SOLVED: Samba and Groups (Windows Host, VM Linux Guest)

Ok I've been reading about Samba shares etc. for the past few days, I still cannot get it to work. I've gotten a public share and a private user share to work, but not a group share. [global] ...
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Windows 7 can't connect to Linux Server

I have looked through the similar threads on here and they dont apply to my situation. I'm running a Linux server with Samba on it. Up until Sunday I was able to see all my files on the server in ...
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How to keep owner and permissions at Samba edit/rewrite of file?

A file owed by the "apache" user on Linux (CentOS) has permissions a+rw (666): -rw-rw-rw- apache apache file.txt When I edit the file as "mz" user with a local editor (e.g. vi), then the ...
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Cannot access Samba Share from windows 8.1

I have recently upgraded from windows 7 to windows 8.1 on one of my home workstations. I have another machine running Ubuntu 13.10. Prior to the update to windows 8.1 i was able to access the shares ...
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Long access time for static web page on virtual machine

My setup Windows 7 on workstation that I use at work (with domain) and home (no domain) Virtual machine (VMWare) that runs Arch Linux (I will call it just "Linux") with network interface in bridged ...
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Prevent unnecessary network file transfer samba

I have an ubuntu 14.04 server with two samba shares (two hard drives: one sata other usb 2.0), which is hooked up via lan. Accessing those via a windows 8.1 laptop works fine (via wlan). But my dad ...
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Can you add a Domain User to Samba?

Instead of adding a local user on a Linux computer using the command smbpasswd -a username. But how can you go about adding a domain account user on a Linux computer (provided that Linux is added to a ...
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Cannot access Samba Share that is on Linux

I have 3 virtual machines; Windows Server 2012, Windows 8, and CentOS Linux. The Server is configured with active domain. The CentOS VM has a Samba Share which has rights for the domain ...
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CIFS share got full while running script, all processes got stuck with a D State.What to do?

The title pretty much says it all. I had a little script in charge of compressing and copying files to a MS Shared folder. Apparently, one day last week other processes also had to copy files to the ...
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Windows 8 cannot access samba while other OS do

I found some related topic, but they do not answer my problem or weren't enough accurate. I have a samba on a ArchLinux machine (a rapberry), which can be accessed from Android and iOS apps but not ...
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Samba 3.6.9 on CentOS 6.5 existing user unable to connect to new share

I've got a question about samba connectivity. I installed a minimal installation of CentOS 6.5 and have it as a member server of AD, as per this guide: ...
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samba share guest ability to write to all files/folders, old and new

I currently have a samba share set up on RHEL, that allows any user to write to the root folder. I'm unable to write to the sub folders/files. I have run; chcon -R -t samba_share_t ...
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how to access freeBSD samba from windows 8

I am trying to connect freebsd samba from windows 8. but, the windows say error for authentication. the freebsd runs samba41. sobelow is my smb4.conf. [global] workgroup = WORKGROUP server string = ...
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Access stored network share credentials in plain text

I have credentials to a samba network share stored on my windows machine. Is there a way to read the password in plain text?
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Can't upload file > 4MiB on SMB share

for a few weeks now, I no longer can upload files to my Samba server. I didn't changed the configuration nor update Samba for it to happens. I had Samba 4.1.5 when it happened, so I tried to update to ...
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Giving remote access to files for only a single directory on a Linux server

I need to give a user named "Bert" access to one directory (/var/www/application/thisDirectory/) on my Linux server. Initially, I tried to use FTP (actually SSH). My first thought was to chroot Bert ...
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Samba 4 public shares for machines not on the domain

Is it possible to have a public share and have the server appear on the network neighborhood to machines not belonging to the domain? The installation that we have is working well with machines on ...
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Samba with individual users per shared directory

I've mapped two directories as Samba shared folders. I wish to give a user access to site1, but not www. How is this accomplished? [global] workgroup=WORKGROUP server string = Samba Server Version ...
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rsync failed: No Such file or directory

I'm using rsync in Windows ( through cygwin64 ) to backup some data to an samba share. I've made this bat file that would take care of everything: net use S: \\10.1.1.23\marc password /user:marc ...
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Simple samba configuration for write access to usb drive (raspbian)

I have been trying for hours getting an NTFS usb drive shared from a raspberry with raspbian to a WIndows 8 PC over ethernet, via samba. I don't care about security, I want to be able to share my ...
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using smbget to download multiple files

I need to download multiple files from a video server. The files are available in following ways \\fileserver\directory\file1.txt \\fileserver\directory\file2.txt \\fileserver\directory\file3.txt ...
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How to properly setup Windows folder sharing

My question looks simple but I can't make it working correctly. I have a Windows 8 computer that is named htpc. On this computer, I have a 4TB drive that I want to share. So I created a share for the ...
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Is there any trick to join and use Windows 8/8.1 with Samba 4 (4.1.6)?

It seems that Samba doesn't like me at all. I've followed various tutorials and I can't get Windows 8 to work properly with a Ubuntu Server as domain controller. This week i've downloaded ubuntu 14.04 ...
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Showing Hidden Files as Hidden in Windows from Linux Samba Share of NTFS Drive

I have a Raspberry Pi which is using samba and ntfs-3g in order to share a USB external hard drive on my home network. On the hard drive, there are some files which are marked with the "Hidden" ...
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Accessing UNC Path Uses Port 80 Instead of 445 (SMB/File Sharing)

I can access \\SERVER2 fine, and watching the packets, I see it uses NetBIOS name resolution, and then uses SMB to communicate shares/printers etc. When I try \\SERVER1, I see it uses NetBIOS name ...
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Windows 8.1 Backup System Image on Samba Share - 0x807800C5 - 0x80070001 (Invalid Function)

This was the error message of the backup utility: There was a failure in preparing the backup image of one of the volumes in the backup set. (0X807800C5) Additional Information: Invalid Function ...
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Rsync to Samba Mount fails to set time

I have a NAS box which I have mounted to my Ubuntu 10.04 box which I am rsyncing to as a nightly backup. I'm trying to use this command: rsync -itrvz The problem is that the -t option causes ...
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Why users of Windows 8.x can't login to our domain?

We have a domain set with Samba Version 4.0.0beta2. Machines with Windows 7 and Windows XP have no problems to log in but Windows 8.x machine has this problema where the machine joins the domain but ...
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File sharing over a network using samba in ubuntu 12.04 desktop

I got a problem with filesharing. My goal is to share a file in one source address. Example: \\192.168.1.1 is the souce address of file sharing and all of the PC's that are connected to the LAN will ...
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Ghost shared folder

I created a share folder on my HTPC: \\\htpc\movies. This is under Windows 8. It worked fine from my other computer (Windows 7). However, I decided to stop sharing that folder. So I completely deleted ...
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Can't auto connect to samba drive on login?

I have a old PC running Ubuntu server with samba and for some reason, my mac cannot connect to it automatically on login. I added the volume to the login items in system preferences but every time I ...
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WIndows 7 cannot access Samba share

I have an Ubuntu-server running as a file server using Samba and it also acts as a print server via CUPS and media server via Serviio. All was good for the last few months and now suddenly one of my ...
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VirtualBox network adapter blocking samba share

My host is Windows 8.1, my server is a Raspberry Pi (irrelevant). My server is giving all nodes on LAN a samba share, however my desktop has VirtualBox installed. I am unable to access my samba share ...
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How to browse Samba network shares from PC Settings in Windows 8.1

For some time I have kept a lot of my files stored on a home server running Debian Linux with Samba. I have several shares connected as network drives and, using the desktop interface under Windows ...
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Cannot follow Shortcuts in CIFS-mounted windows shares

I have a windows share: \\MYSERVER\SHARE\ MyFolder MyShortcut\ SubFolder1 Subfolder2 Using a windows box, I ...
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Unable to access samba file share after mounting on Mac

I am trying to automate mounting, copying a file to a samba shared folder and then unmounting the drive from my Mac. I wrote a simple bash script to do it #!/bin/bash echo "Mounting Drive" mkdir ...
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Connect as “root” but write as “apache” with samba and some configuration tips

I have a VMware virtual machine running CentOS 6.5 and I have installed samba.x86_64 0:3.6.9-168.el6_5 package for sharing resources between virtual machine and host (Windows 7 in my case). I have a ...
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Newest samba users haven't got access to their home folders

okay so it just got to my attention that the 2 newest users on our network haven't got access to their samba shared home folders on windows. It just says wrong password. I check the smbpasswd, and ...
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Unable to access samba file share

Aim Trying to access Samba share from Debian box to all other machines within my LAN. If it's any help, my Samba version is 3.6.6. Problem The Debian box is not showing up anywhere within the ...
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Printer properties of network printer (SAMBA) takes a long time to load on Windows 7

Whenever I open the printer properties of a shared SAMBA printer (to change the paper size, orientation, print quality, etc.) the dialog box takes a long time (approx. 1~2 second "choking" delay) to ...
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admin users not working on Samba 3

I am setting up a new Samba3 domain on Debian Wheezy. I installed the packages, and tweaked the smb.conf file to my liking. I cannot access the shares though, except those I'm supposed to based on my ...