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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Windows7 & Samba (Ubuntu 14.04 LTS) - error on change password

I have a fully working setup of Samba4 (non-AD) on Ubuntu 14.04.01 with Win7 clients. When a user tries to change his (samba) password from the Win7 client, an error 1351 occurs. No error messages in ...
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After updating virtualbox I now can't map to my drive

I recently update Virtualbox to 4.3.18 which seems to have caused an issue connecting to Samba. I can run my VM ok, and can view the site in browser. I can also ping my VM ip from cmd. The only ...
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Unable to access SAMBA Share from Windows

Hi I've tried solutions from similar questions but none of seem to solve the issue. Here's a short and crisp description of the problem. Windows Client OS : Windows Server 2008 WORKGROUP : WORKGROUP ...
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Accessing Linux NFS Shares using Windows Explorer

I have a Linux Machine (CentOS 6.4) using which I exported a NFS Share. I'm pretty sure that this is an NFS Share since I Created an entry in /etc/exports Ran the command exportfs -avr Now when ...
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Installing local repo of Cygwin via command line

I am trying to install Cygwin on a windows machine via command line. The Cygwin repo is sitting on a Linux server and is accessible via samba share. I am not sure, but I think this string will do the ...
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Samba server not taking credentials on a windows machine

I had a series of problems with samba server. I have a ubuntu server 14.04 installed here on the office. I installed the samba server, and it worked correctly with a test folder. Then i installed a ...
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Is there any advantage of using rsync over plain cp when copying from a samba share?

I am currently configuring Dirvish on a Linux computer for backing up the contents of a share on a Windows computer. Dirvish creates a new directory every time it is called. It internally uses rsync ...
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Is there a way to update SMB protocols on legacy Synology products like USB Station 2?

I have been using a Synology USB Station 2 for some time. It was working fine with my Mac until I upgraded to Mac OS X 10.7 (Lion) & Mac OS X 10.9 (Mavericks). After that upgrade, there's always ...
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BASIC program on Samba share gets 'Access denied' when launching other process

This is the situation. We have a Synology NAS (running DSM 5.0) hosting a Windows file share called general. This folder's permissions are set as in the screenshot: This folder is used as a mapped ...
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Get a range of lines from a file and replace a line in that range using awk or sed or both

I would like to replace a line in a section of the smb.conf file using either awk or sed or both if need be. Here's the section in the file... [CMI] oplocks = no wide links = no writeable ...
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Ubuntu server - Access denied UNTIL login with root user

I have a machine running Ubuntu Server 12.04.2. I have a folder /home/shared_folder This folder is shared in samba. When i try to access the folder in windows, it does not show the folder's content, ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Samba Recycle Bin Do not working in standart setup - need windows tunning

I have Ubuntu 14.04 File server but Samba Recycle Bin Do not working in standart setup. But working with windows recycle bin tunning!? Can Ubuntu Samba Recycle Bin to operate independently of the ...
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Can Ubuntu Samba Recycle Bin to operate independently of the client windows machine (no settings in them)?

Can Ubuntu Samba Recycle Bin to operate independently of the client windows machine (no settings in them)? Can deleted files restored directly from the Ubuntu Server?
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Samba not working over a domain

I currently have a Samba home server running on one of my old laptops hooked up with a ton of storage, I've finished port forwarding etc. The problem is - If I connect with my external IP or my ...
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word boundary in a awk command not working when printing a range of lines

I am attempting to parse samba .conf file for a specific share section... [CMI] oplocks = no wide links = no writeable = yes delete readonly = yes path = /LOCALSITE/CMI ...
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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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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 ...