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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Samba 4 user login without specify domain

I want to ask a very simple question.. How can I login into Samba 4 AD as DOMAIN/user by specify only user part, and assume user to login into DOMAIN? We are only 1 domain, and I want to eliminate ...
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Trouble scanning documents directly to a Server 2012 network share

We have a Ricoh Aficio SP 5210SF multifunction printer which is set up to send scanned documents to various network shares. Previously the printer was set up to send the scans to a user's folder on a ...
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Want to build an energy-saving home server, any suggestion? [on hold]

I have a raspberry pi + USB2.0(with SATA HDD converter) as a home server, supplying SAMBA services and downloading torrents. However, the performance is far lower than my expectation (15MB+, I have ...
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PC connects to Samba Server automatically

This is a situation where the PC connects to Samba Server (SMB) automatically. I first realized this was happening on a Windows 8.1 laptop, which is a refurbished HP Pavilion g7 from HP. When booting ...
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Share internal hdd through usb

I would like to make a NAS on my single-board pc with capability to connect my smart TV to this HDD through USB to watch movies. Actually I need this -> internal HDD with usb2sata adapter ---> ...
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du Command in Ubuntu Terminal Giving Weird File Sizes - Samba Share

When running the du command I usually do something like this: du -h Then, the output is something like this (du -h /home/bob/): . . . 40K /home/bob/.pulse 12K ...
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Samba same shared folder read only for guest and read write for @somegroup how to

I want users in group Audio to have read/write and all of the other users (guest, anonymous, everyone....) to be able to browse and read only access to the same share folder. Guest users cannot mount ...
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Copying a file from Debian to Windows 8 using Samba is really slow

I've been running a simple Debian Wheezy server (CubieTruck 3) for a while now and since a couple of days the transfer speeds between my desktop (Windows 8) and the server are really slow (50kb/s - ...
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installed samba, now ssh clients cannot connect

I want to install Samba on my Linux Mint 14 Nadia server, but when I do, my clients that use SSH can no longer connect. All attempts fail immediately with a ssh_exchange_identification: Connection ...
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Wrong modification times when saving on Samba share

I have a kvm virtual machine with Windows 8.1 with main purpose for Word/Excel and a bit of PowerPoint. Sometimes I save the virtual machine state and when turning it on again, the date and time of it ...
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Samba 4 share times out

I have a Fedora 20 x64 box serving a couple of SMB shares via the Samba 4 server. The problem is that any hosts that attempt to connect to it (even the server itself) always time out (server not ...
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Need to setup ubuntu server files secure

I have a Ubuntu 12.04 server. On that we have some projects which are shared with Samba share. I need to protect our files to be copied from there by other users except by a superuser or root for ...
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Circumvent limitations of CIFS/Samba

My situation: I have a NAS which serves shares via CIFS/Samba. Internally, it uses an ext3 filesystem, but this is not relevant (I think). I have some Linux computers (using ext4 filesystems) which I ...
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boot2docker on windows - Can't share folders

I'm running boot2docker v1.2.0 on windows 7 and have followed the instructions for folder sharing. I get messages in the docker console indicating that the samba server is starting, and when I do ...
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Samba CentOS 6.5 cannot connect to the shared folder

The problem is that I added samba user 'root' via 'smbpasswd -a root'. Then I edited '/etc/samba/smb.conf' and added there: [shared_folder] valid users = root public = no path = /tmp printable = no ...
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Samba 4 smb.conf Active Directory recommendations

I am about to setup a replacement AD server using the newest Samba version (4.1.11 today). We have an old one already set up (4.0.0beta2). What I want is actually are recommendations of parameters ...
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smbclient mget filter by date

I want to download files from Samba server that were added or updated on current date using smbclient. How can I do it? The only variant I see, is executing ls with smbclient, parsing the output and ...
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Strange console behaviour while using smbclient

I need to get file list from samba share using smbclient (mount is not allowed for several reasons) and later download some of them; When I execute the command smbclient -U my_username ...
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Delete userdirs as administrator -> access denied

I wrote a tool in C# which is supposed to delete user folders of old users after some security checks. The problem is although I start the application as administrator (with UAC to minimum settings) ...
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Windows VM is resetting file permissions on CentOS host

I have a CentOS host machine with a Windows 7 virtual machine in VMware. There is a shared drive on the host machine (NFS share with other machines on the network) which has been configured with ACLs ...
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Cannot log in to Network account on Windows 8.1

I am imaging a lot of Surface Pro 2 Tablets, with our organization's Windows 8.1 Pro image. It is working for all but one, which is giving me a login issue. It's joined to our Samba 3 domain, and has ...
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Replace Microsoft AD with samba4?

I want to know if windows machines that exists in a domain can be replaced with linux machines and emulate the domain with its functionality, for example apply group policy or disable USB sticks on ...
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can't see samba shares in Windows 8

I have a QNAP TurboNAS with the latest firmware updated. I can see the Samba shares from my Android devices but not from my Windows 8 and 7 computers. Can't even see the QNAP server as a computer in ...
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How can Windows XP/7 users cleanly connect to Mac OS X Server 10.9.4 Mavericks with Active Directory integration?

I’m a Linux/Unix systems admin who also manages a Macintosh server infrastructure & there is a lone Mac Mini in the mix running 10.9.4 that I would like Windows XP & Windows 7 users to connect ...
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Default permissions on a Samba share from Cygwin not respected

I have a samba share on a Linux machine (Ubuntu 12.04) set up with the following config: [share] comment = Share read only = no browsable = yes writable = yes path = /mnt/hdd/share ...
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Samba error ERRDOS:ERRnomem

Trying to access some computers on our company network, smbclient just dies with protocol negotiation failed: ERRDOS:ERRnomem It works with other computers. All the computers are accessible from ...
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Ubuntu Samba Windows LogIn Failed to retrieve share list from server

I am part of a small Windows7 & 8 network of about twelve machines, all of which have been configured mostly by me to share folders with "Everybody". The machine that doubles as a File Server, ...
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Something's up with my PPTP+SMB setup

Yesterday I could connect to my PPTP VPN and access a SMB server on it perfectly well. Today it is throwing up a bucketload of problems. The VPN is now stopping internet traffic, even though it's set ...
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Windows file explorer using port 80 (webdav) instead of 445 (samba smb cifs) for UNC path

I have a Windows 7 Ultimate x86_64 machine, which is failing to access a network samba server. I launch the "Run" dialog, and type in \\192.168.x.x so I am bypassing DNS and NetBIOS name resolution, ...
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who has files open on a linux server

I have the fairly common task of finding who has files open on our Linux (Ubuntu ) file server in our Windows environment. We use Samba on the network and I use Putty from my workstation to establish ...
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How to set directory permission in linux which prevents users (except owner) to delete file but allow them to modify content?

Environment : Server - Ubuntu (as of now ver 13) Clients - Windows 8 boxes We are setting up Samba-NAS box running ubuntu in office, there is one requirement by team to set following system. 1. ...
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Can copy file to samba share with terminal but not from finder (OSX Maverick)

I have a samba share located on a Router USB storage DD-WRT V24 USB drive. I try to copy a file from a MAC OSX machine using Finder. Finder returns the following message: "can’t be copied because ...
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Can't connect to SMB shares using OpenVPN

I've managed to set up OpenVPN server on my ASUS RT-AC66U router at home that's using the Asuswrt-Merlin firmware. It's set up using a TAP interface and I've installed the OpenVPN client at a remote ...
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Network computers not showing up but can still access them

I'm having a weird issue with network discovery. From my Windows 8.1 PC, I can access my network computers by typing in their local IP into the explorer address bar (and they show up afterwards in the ...
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Samba permission denied

Once again samba has completely confused me. I need a share which is accessible (r/w) to only authenticated users. Everyone needs to be able to modify others' files, so I'd prefer to use groups for ...
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Configuring a samba share

Ubuntu server 14.04 My head is full of networking stuff right now and I just can't get my head around samba. I need a share that allows read and write access to authenticated users only, with no home ...
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setting up samba file audit logs

assuming this samba setup on ubuntu 14.04 server [global] workgroup = SIMPLE [foo] path = /disk1/foo read only = no guest ok = yes [bar] path = /disk2/bar read only = no guest ok ...
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How can I diagnose intermittent samba connection problems?

This is a rather new problem that came up suddenly. My setup has been working well for a while but now I have the following scenario: OS X 10.9.3 server running Samba version 3.6.23 (from homebrew, ...
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What does “local mode” mean for Samba user?

smbpasswd has an -L flag available, which is described in the manual as “Run in local mode”. What does this really mean?
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Shared collection of files from different hosts

There are 5 Ubuntu boxes which are running neural network trainings and save data locally (many TB are available per machine). I can also samba-share the results folders and mount them locally on my ...
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Network/Server optimization with Samba Server and clients

So I have been trying to have a successful samba server for my home for a few months now, but it has just never really performed well. I am now getting serious about making it work correctly. To ...
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Cifs share doesn't preserve permission configuration in smb.conf (775 instead of 777)

So I have a share on ubuntu that is accessed through both ubuntu and windows machines. my relevant smb.conf is like this: path = /share create_mask = 0777 force create mode = 0777 security mask = ...
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Map network drive and bookmark it at startup on debian

I'm working on a Debian OS (Squeeze) computer and have to access to a share folder on samba server frequently. I want to map this folder at startup, and pin mapped folder on Places panel ...
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Samba4 + Windows 7 + Linux Client

Server side: I have installed samba4 (4.1.9) on a centos server 6.5. Samba’s installation went smoothly. Clients: Windows: I have installed Windows 7 Enterprise Edition 64 bit with SP1, it joined ...
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How to share my Linux home directory with Mac OS X

I have an internal development server running Debian Testing. Some times, I find I'd like to do some "on the box" development. I can (have) setup a VNC server and do development that way, but some ...
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Erratic PHPStorm file corruption in samba share after VM Ubuntu update

I have a Virtual Machine that I use constantly for my development projects. I work on Mac OSX, but have my development environment on a virtual Ubuntu. Before today, it was 12.04, but I just updated ...
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Missing Ethernet Adapter in ipconfig with VirtualBox

I have two web development environments, one on a laptop and one on a desktop. I have setup my laptop to use DHCP but also to maintain a static IP so that I can consistently connect to Samba with the ...
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LDAP backed Samba File Sharing - What is really required?

I'm administrating a small network infrastructure consisting of a couple of Linux machines used for development and several web services. User management is done using a LDAP database which works very ...
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Executing multiple commands using winexe

./bin/winexe -U <username>%<password> //<ip> "cmd.exe /c net use x: \\\\<ip>\\share /user:<user> <password>" This command works fine, but for me to run another ...
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How to find username and password of a mounted Windows share?

I'd like to use cifs from Linux to mount a Windows shared drive. That shared drive is provided by a NAS running Linux / Samba. There are several Windows computer successfully using that shared drive ...