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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Moved VM Ubuntu from Windows to Mac, no longer able to access shared folder

I have an Ubuntu 14.04 VM running on VMware Workstation 11 under Window 7. I have installed Samba and mounted /var/www/ to be accessible through the network connection to access through the native ...
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Don't have write permissions anywhere on samba server

I set up a Raspberry Pi with an external hard drive, and we messed something up at first so it was using the SD as storage. I have since moved the directories to the external hard drive, and update ...
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Samba: Using 'netbios aliases' with win 7 and 10

I have a Samba file server for a Windows enviroment, the server pretends to be two using 'netbios aliases', so that I have server Backup1 and Backup2 with different shares. Used to be that this ...
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SMBclient put file does not exist

I am trying to write a cron script which will copy a file from an SMB share to my local linux folder. I am connecting to the share like this... /usr/bin/smbclient \\\\myserver\\myshare It connects ...
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update samba using apt-get and automatically keep local smb.conf

I have a bunch of systems running debian 8.4.0 which can be user updated through a web interface. The system then fetches an update from our server and runs an update script. Logging in remotely is ...
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How to find samba user who writes file?

I have a zentyal ubuntu system where I get all the time tempory files written into the main share directory. Is there a way to track down which samba user writes them? The files look like that: ...
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Access Denied on a Ubuntu Desktop shared folder from Windows 10

I'm using Windows 10 version 1511 as a client, and Ubuntu 15.10 Desktop with Samba 4.3.9 as server. If I create a shared folder in Virtualbox on the Windows machine and try to get access from this ...
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Unable to access Samba Server on Raspbian with OpenVPN whilst on same network

My Pi is connected to my network, and I can access it on the folder "Oliver" on it with my PC, however, I cannot access this folder with my phone. It asks for a username and password. I assumed the ...
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Can't access Samba shares after moving to another server

Here's the issue: I've recently decided to move whole Samba service to new server without recreating everything again. So, I installed Samba on CentOS 6.7 and overwrote the following: /etc/passwd, ...
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Copying Within Samba Share Downloads Locally

I'm have a headless nas server running a Samba share, and I'm trying to copy files from one folder on the share, to another folder on the same share. Terminal commands are a bit cumbersome, and its ...
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What does Windows 7 'Diagnose Network' actually do? [duplicate]

I have a Linux guest virtual machine under VirtualBox, on Windows 7 Professional, which exports its disk as a Samba share. When I do connect to \SHARENAME after booting, though, while the share does ...
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Direct host SMB - Ports

It's well known that SMB uses port 445, and that NetBIOS uses ports 137-139. However, according to all official MS documentation (https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/204279), SMB uses both TCP and ...
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What is the typical speed of samba share on 100Mbps Lan?

I am sharing my movies via samba on my windws 7 laptop. I am transferring the movies on my android tv box connected via ethernet and I get around 3-4 MB/s .. i wanted to know if it is normal speed? ...
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Samba eats RAM?

I don't really know what's going on here at the moment: PID USER PR NI VIRT RES SHR S %CPU %MEM TIME+ COMMAND 1272 root 20 0 3829868 3.312g 1860 D 0.7 93.0 512:39.94 ...
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Instant log out in Samba and winbind

I'm trying to log in to my domain with ubuntu, i already configured samba and winbind, the login seems successful, but when it logs in, instantly it logs out... And then it just show this and logs ...
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Can't access Linux Samba share from OSX

I have a samba share in an arch linux server, that I cannot access from OSX, but I can access it normally from any Windows machine. When I try to access it from the terminal (from OSX) with the ...
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Unable to edit files and folders over Samba

I am running Samba v4.2.10-Debian on my Raspberry Pi 2B (running Raspbian Jessie) and have set up a fstab file to mount my external drive on /dev/sda1 to /media/ECHO: /dev/sda1 /media/ECHO auto ...
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Samba share guest readable but group writable

I am trying create a samba share which is readable by anyone (guest/anonymous access) but only writeable by a particular system group. However it is not writeable to anyone. I have created a new ...
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How to set up anonymous read-only samba shares

I'm confused with the way to setup samba shares on a LAN for different clients. Here's my smbd.conf file : [global] workgroup = TOMMY server string = NAS server dns proxy = no ...
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Restart Windows Services from Linux while keeping password off the command line

I'd like to write some scripts (run on my linux computer) to help automatically restart some windows services. While I've found many answers that suggest using net rpc service, they all involve ...
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How do i register file shares with bonjour on windows?

I want to register file shares with Bonjour Samaba _smb._tcp. Whats involved in doing so?
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What is the resource consumption of a network drive

I have a Linux NAS with Samba shares. It is in our LAN and will be accessed by 25-30 machines (most of them running Windows). There are 10-15 different shared folders with different rights for the ...
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Remote edits over NAS

I regularly access my files stored on Samba server (running on Linux) by mapping it as network drive on Windows 8 laptop. My questions are: - If I open a remote spreadsheet directly from mapped ...
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can't access windows 7 shared folder via samba 4.2.10-Debian NT_STATUS_ACCESS_DENIED & NT_STATUS_BAD_NETWORK_NAME

Well it worked before the badlock update, not well, but worked. Now I'm just getting NT_STATUS_ACCESS_DENIED & NT_STATUS_BAD_NETWORK_NAME. The only thing I set in my smb.conf is the netbios name. ...
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Samba4 + Kerberos + BIND9 + winbind on Ubuntu 14.04

i have trouble to setup samba4 kerberos and bind9 to work as DC (all services are installed on one machine). i have post my cfg files after next paragraph. The problems is if i try to run smbclient ...
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Samba connection to windows not working

I have videos in a windows computer. I want to watch them in a linux computer. Both computers are connected through a router in my house. That is it. All tutorials that I have found simply say the ...
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How can I monitor file transfers between PC and NAS?

I use the Windows 10 file history and it copies original and changed files to my Synology NAS through SMB. Now I like to know which files windows is transfering to the NAS. Because it produces a huge ...
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samba mount failed with “CIFS VFS: cifs_mount failed w/return code = -6” and “is not a valid block device”

Environment: server: Windows client: RHEL 6.7 (samba-common-3.6.23-20.el6.x86_64) or Debian Wheezy (samba-common-bin 2:3.6.6-6+deb7u7) Client's /etc/fstab: //10.0.0.10/share/ /media/smb cifs ...
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Samba - Create Subdirectory Shares with their own permissions

I have a Samba share containing many folders like this: share - folderA - folderB - folderC - folderD There are around 20 users accessing those shares. Every user can have their individual ...
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Opening smb:// links on windows

Is there any way to make Windows (10 preferably) explorer to open smb protocol URI? Like smb://1.2.3.4/file.txt I'm in a diverse environment of operating systems (mostly windows, mac and linux) and ...
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Samba 4.2.3 - Access Denied to Home folder as root user

I am running CentOS 7.2 x64 with Samba 4.2.3-12.el7_2. My Samba config is as follows: [global] server string = log file = /var/log/samba/log.%m max log size = 50 guest ...
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Samba NAS caching issues with IIS

One of my clients uses a shared hosting account, which appears to use a Linux based NAS to host IIS content, and I'm having problems with getting it to detect file changes. For example, once I've ...
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Debian wheezy pam and samba

I installed a Debian server into a Windows controlled domain. I then tried to give to LDAP users from this domain access to my Debian via Samba, Winbind and Kerberos, which works almost perfectly. In ...
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Windows XP will not remember a share's password after reboot

I mounted a mapped drive from a server; it was set to automatically map this on every reboot, and it was set up to remembered the password, and everything was great. For a long time, I didn't have ...
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Git GUI on Windows not seeing .git folder from Samba share

THE SCENARIO I am using Vagrant,Windows environment and running Ubuntu inside the virtual box for my development work. I have setup an instance of Samba server and I run the I access the virtual ...
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Samba not visible on windows 7 (raspbian)

I followed one or two tutorials (saying the same) about configuring a samba server on a Raspberry Pi (I've got the third one) (Raspbian). I can see the server locally running smbclient -L localhost. ...
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Unable to connect to Samba share using smbclient - “tree connect failed: NT_STATUS_OBJECT_PATH_NOT_FOUND”

I'm trying to connect to a Samba share on a remote machine (running Windows Server 2003) from my laptop (running Ubuntu 15.10). Using smbclient (Version 4.1.17-Ubuntu) I can see the share I am trying ...
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Windows Explorer crashes when backing out of SMB

I'm getting weird issues with my install of Windows 10. So I have a Samsung Book 5 with the latest version installed (updated to the latest version as of March 21st). When I connect to a network ...
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No file sharing connection between Bunsenlabs(linux) and Windows 10

I wanted to have an old laptop work as a NAS, I installed bunsenlabs and Samba for the file sharing. I connected the 2 computers through ethernet and an (working) ethernet switch. I attached a modem ...
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Directory masks and permissions do not work with centrifydc-samba

I have linux machine with moosefs mounted disks, that are shared to AD and other users via centrifydc-samba daemon. When I modify the umask in my linux cli and then create a folder it behaves as ...
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Windows 10 cannot access Samba Share but can from other devices

I know there are tons of these questions out there, but I've read all the ones with even remotely similar titles and a few blogs to go with it, and I can't wrap my head around why it's still a ...
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Optimising file sharing on wireless client

I have a hard drive (movie storage) connected to a RaspberryPi which is connected to a router (skyhub) via Ethernet Cable. Samba is enabled on the RaspberryPi. Any other devices that are connected ...
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Quota on MooseFS, Samba shares under AD

I have a windows domain controller and 4 linux servers attached to it as a storage. On linux servers I have centrifydc-samba to share user folders, and the same folders are mfs chunkservers that ...
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Cannot create new users in Active Directory (Using Samba4 as DC and AD)

I setup Samba version 4.1.17-Ubuntu as domain controller and active directory, and everything seemed to go smoothly, but when I try to use the administrator account on one windows 10 PC domain member ...
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Change NTFS Share permissions on Samba 4 server via CLI

I have a new Samba 4 Domain Server running on my Linux server. I previously had Samba 3 setup, so I had my Home Folder (~/luke) already shared, with u+rwx style permissions on the folder. I upgraded ...
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How to debug slow samba share by Nautilus?

I have Fedora 23 with Gnome 3 and Nautilus 3.18.5-1.fc23. I have troubles with SMB speeds by using Nautilus. It is about 4.4MB/s, while by any other methods (e.g. smbclient from terminal) I got 11MB/s ...
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Samba high external disk usage

I have a problem with my Samba file server. My computer (HP t5710 Thin Client, running Debian Jessie) is fitted with two HDDs - one is connected via IDE (small, 20GB drive, holds system), while ...
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OpenLDAP and pGina vs Active Directory (Using Samba4 Domain Controller)

Note: I know there are some questions and questions talking about similar topic, but there were all a couple of years old, therefore I prefered to mention my exact situation to get the most proper ...
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Windows can't see NetBIOS name of Linux PC with samba

How can I configure Samba to broadcast the server string config value so that I can access it by the name from a Windows machine? I can ping it or access it through Windows Explorer using the IP ...
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Using Samba4 with OpenLDAP on the same server to authenticate Windows clients accounts

I already have OpenLDAP directory with some services doing the authentication against it (OpenVPN, Jabber, Freeradius, redmine, etc...). And What I still need to do is to make my server a domain ...