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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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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Windows clients similar to Samba to save local changes on remote server automatically [on hold]

I'm looking for a windows client similar to Samba that can help automatically reflect the changes I make locally from my windows machine to reflect on a remote linux server(once connected to the ...
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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 ...
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samba shares unavailable to one machine - not others?

I have 3 samba servers and a user who is having connection issues. He can see two of them but not the third. His cube-neighbor can see all three (as can the rest of us). To further complicate ...
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Trying to share folder in CentOs after installing guest Addtitions

I have VirtualBox 4.3.10 running a Minimal CentOS 6.5 using NAT adapter in my Win 7 . I have installed Guest Additions and I am trying to share Drive E: as you can see in this picture. Next I ...
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Windos 7, VMware and suse linux

I have a Windows 7 system on which I installed a WMware player. On this vm I installed a suse linux with samba. I want to share files between both systems. My network connetction is "host only". But ...
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How to share folders b/n VirtualBox and Win 7 using NAT adapter and Samba

When I had my Adapter set to Host Only I followed this tutorial and was able to view the folder # \samba\share\ only buy typing \\192.168.55.444 in my windows start up. So, this means I could share ...
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Sharing FUSE filesystem with Samba; Mac OS X cannot access it properly

I created a simple FUSE filesystem -- read-only, and the only thing it really does to files (a bunch of audio files) is changing their names. The filesystem is hosted on a Linux server, where it works ...
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Accessing Windows share results in NT_STATUS_ACCESS_DENIED error

When attempting to connect to a Windows administrative share such as C$ via the command smbclient //{ipaddress}, i get the error Domain=[domain_name] OS=[Windows 5.1] Server=[Windows 2000 LAN ...
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Any way to make Mac understand Windows file paths

My organisation use Windows almost exclusively, but I use a OSX for my work. Their intranet and many applications links to files on the org's Samba shares directly (e.g. "W:\Folder\File.ext") Long ...
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Windows 7 cannot automatically connect to SAMBA network drive using a shared SAMBA credential

I am sharing (to mostly Windows 7 clients) a folder on my Ubuntu PC via SAMBA. To keep things simple, I created a new user named "shared_user" with a shared password "xxxxxxx", whose sole purpose is ...
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Very high delays when browsing samba share, how to speed up?

I'm accessing a samba share from a windows 8.1 computer, and I have the problem that the latency is really high. Opening a file can take seconds. Opening windows file dialogs on a net path or net ...
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Windows 7 PC can connect to either the Internet or the shared drive depending on the port I use

So, it's Saturday night and I'm at work, so that's a bad start. I've got one Windows 7 PC out of 25 that's having a network problem. It can connect to the Internet fine (I'm typing this on it as I ...
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Cannot connect to samba share on Ubuntu 13.10 from Windows 8 (not pro)

I am trying to connect to a Samba share which I have set up on Ubuntu 13.10. Debugging steps taken: I can connect fine from work which is a Windows 7 machine. Proves it is installed correctly. I can ...
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winexe not working on a local account

I have been trying to get winexe working. I believe winexe is based heavily on samba. For comparisons sake, everything works as expected with a samba file transfer to the host: smbclient ...
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How to watch movies on TV from NAS server (Samba) [closed]

I have a RaspberryPi headless NAS server running Samba that I use as my movie storage. For now I watch movies from NAS on external monitor connected to my laptop. I would like to cut the laptop and ...
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Directory mode, Create mode Centos Samba

Can someone explain me theoretical side of the directory mode in Samba(centos)? I did check it on Samba main page but I was not smarter + 50 other pages. Maybe I just Google it wrong.
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Netbeans continually prompts to reload / overwrite files on samba share

This is something that has been bugging me for ages. When running Netbeans on windows (I've seen this problem in netbeans from before version 7 and in version 8.0) and saving files on a samba share ...
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Cannot access virtual webserver in windows explorer,why&how to?

I am using this tutorial: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ykt3MeNwORQ Followed every step. But just can't access to the virtual webserver. Opening the run dialog and inputting: \192.168.0.106\share ...
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LAN networking not working between Ubuntu Saucy and OSX Mavericks with iPhone Hotspot

At home, I have two machines (Ubuntu Saucy & OSX Mavericks) connected to my iPhone hotspot. My iPhone is my gateway and I can access the internet from both machines. Both machines are also able ...
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How to enable SMB2 on Synology DS508

I have a Synology DS508 box. It is running latest Synology DSM 4.0 with ipkg installed. Recently I've upgraded my Mac to Maverics, and I want to switch from using AFP to access my shares on Synology ...
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How to connect Linux machines to a Windows Active Directory with different user rights?

I have a Windows Active Directory Setup with Windows Clients. So far our Linux machines did not authenticate against the AD, I used root to login. Now I wanted to add those Linux machines to the AD ...
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NT_STATUS_IO_TIMEOUT error while sending a file to Samba server

Today I installed OpenELEC which came with Samba server by default. When I try to send a file using smbclient on linux I get it sending for a moment, but then it stops and I get error cli_push ...
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Very low speed rates on home network via Samba

Today I installed OpenELEC which came with Samba server by default. I wanted to send a movie from my PC and got really low speed rates - around 300kbps. I have TP-LINK TD-W8960N router. The server ...
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Mount share on windows, from linux through winexe

Answer has to use winexe. I'm using winexe (on linux) to mount a samba share on a remote windows 7 with the following command: ./bin/winexe -U <user>%<password> //<ip> "cmd.exe /c ...
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How to change remembered windows client password in Windows Vista?

I was opening another computer (with windows 8) in my LAN, from Windows Vista client. It asked my password and I have entered wrong one, and also checked to remember it. Now I can't access windows8 ...
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Cannot copy large files to cifs mounted drive

I am running Ubuntu 13.10 and cannot backup (or copy large files) to a network server (an asdl router with hardrive from free.fr). It copies data for about 30 seconds, then it slows down to a crawl. ...
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Linux clients with PDC Samba

We have a network with samba 3.6 installed and Microsoft Windows clients. We want to add linux clients and the accounts we have created for users to run Windows on Linux workstations us. I tried to ...
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Can't see or browse SMB file shares depending on the router

TL;DR Version I can't browse the SMB shares on my fileserver from some of my devices; if I use a new router it works. FIX IT FIX IT FIX IT! The setup I have two routers, a D-Link DSL 2370R and a ...
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Using regular LINUX password for mapping (mounting) LINUX directory to the MS windows

How can I configure samba so that users can map their home directory on a linux server to the local MS Windows machine (so called network drive mapping), by using their linux account and their regular ...
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Able to copy folders but not files to directory

I am currently using CentOS 6.5 and trying to share files over a samba share. On the other machine is Windows 8 x64. I am able to transfer folders from Windows to CentOS over without issues but ...
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How do I make the Samba work after editing its configuration?

I need some help regarding Samba in Ubuntu (Where Ubuntu is installed in VMWare Workstation 8). I followed a video tutorial. Here are the things I did: First, I installed Samba using this: sudo ...
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SunOS share to windows with samba

Hy, I'm very new to this OS, so I'll maybe ask some noobie questions. (And need detailed specification :D ) I want to make a zfs share, that are visible on a local network, and reachable by Windows ...
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Windows 7 Samba-Server Access via Routing

My Network is split up in 2 Sub-networks (network 1: 192.168.240.0/24 and network 2: 10.0.0.0/8). Network 2 has a Samba server on it. Both are connected via a router, network 2 is reachable from ...
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mount.cifs retries causes account lockout

I have a linux system which mounts Windows shares using cifs, configured in /etc/fstab. The Windows fileserver it's connecting to is joined to an Active Directory domain. When I mount the shares, ...
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file transfer to hard drive which is connected to a wireless router

I have a 2T external hard drive connected via USB 3.0 port to a ASUS AC56U wireless router. I've setup file sharing server through ASUS router setting webpage and connected my Macbook to the samba ...
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VirtualBox and Samba 4 on Linux Guest (NAT and Host Only)

Gentlemen, I really need a help from you to configure the "Samba 4" using the "Virtual Box". Here's the situation: In certain networks where I work, the Samba 4 works, in other does not. The guest ...
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Samba connection problems

I just started work somewhere where IT doesn't support Linux. I'm trying to connect to shared drives from my Debian Wheezy PC. using the following command, which works for one of my colleagues: sudo ...