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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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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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Samba shared subdirectories report as files

I just upgraded my home server to Windows Server 2012 R2 Essentials. My ancient living room media player makes a lot of assumptions about SMB shares that are incompatible with the new server. My ...
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How to mount a samba share on non-standard port?

The firewall on my network drops all packets on TCP port 139 and 445. So all samba shares don't work outside the LAN. I tried letting the samba daemon listen on a non-standard port. This method works ...
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mount a cifs share without root/fstab

Hello is it possible to mount a samba share without root privileges? Currently I have a java program that needs to access a smb share. (it will index every file on the smb share and will create some ...
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How do you get OSX to play nice with Samba (or vice versa)? [closed]

I have a FreeNAS server on a network with OSX and Windows clients. When the OSX clients interact with SMB/CIFS shares on the server, they are causing permission problems for all other clients. The ...
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Cannot Mount Windows 7 Share from Linux using CIFS: Mount error(13): Permission denied

We have a windows XP share entry in our FSTAB that works as follows: //MAIN/StorageD /mnt/storaged cifs username=admin,password='',uid=1001,gid=1000,iocharset=utf8,file_mode=0777,dir_mode=0777,noperm ...
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How can I share `c:\program files`?

actually, it is c:\Program Files (x86)\Vim. I want to store my vim configs into this folder and broadcast it on lan. I've given Everyone read access and Administrator read/write/delete(or whatever ...
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CIFS only share owner may delete files in share root

gI was installing myself samba on a minimalist fork of ubuntu (linux-lite). At first I installed it without any user managment, and only a guest account, here is my smb.conf [global] ...
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Permission denied while mounting samba cifs share on linux

I have a samba server set up on a Linux computer that uses winbind on an AD domain. Everything seems to be working but I haven't been able to mount a samba share on another machine. Right now, I would ...
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Locking file on samba to prevent edit conflict?

I am trying to setup a samba server following these: Advanced Disk Shares Samba-HOWTO-Collection The idea is to only allow one account, one collection opening a file at once. If another ...
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Making a windows share mount on unix recover from lost connections

i would like to simply mount a shared windows drive on Linux but make it resilient to network connection failures or some other kind of error that could happen with the connection to the windows ...
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How to Share Windows 8 files with Ubuntu Server 12.10

On my network I have a Windows 8 laptop and a Ubuntu Server running 12.10. I can connect to a Ubuntu file share from my Windows 8 laptop with out any issues. Question: How would I connect & mount ...
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Can I install a different Samba client on OSX Lion?

Right now I am using the standard OSX Lion Samba Client to connect to my Windows 2008 Samba Shares. Is there an alternative client to the one that ships with OSX Lion? I am experiencing software ...
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Mounting samba share from fstab

Currently I have 3 network drives I mount each time i restart my system. The command I use is: sudo mount -t cifs //192.168.1.8/ARES /media/Ares -o user=USER,password=*** sudo mount -t cifs ...
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Error mounting samba share, cannot mount block device xxxx read-only

After installing Ubuntu 12.04, I'm trying to mount a samba share from Windows under Linux, using a scripted command that's always worked, and the server hasn't changed. The error is as follows: $ ...
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Write permission when mounting Windows shares from Ubuntu

I think I'm close to having my dev environment set up exactly the way I want, but one final snag remains. I'm running VirtualBox on a Windows 7 x64 host, with my dev enviroment inside a Ubuntu 12.04 ...
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mount cifs through fstab non readable/writable

I have FreeNAS server and domain-controller with Windows Server 2008. I use OpenSuse 11.4 and my Windows account have full access to FreeNAS CIFS share. I can connect through any filemanager with smb ...
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Samba upgrade from 3.0 to 3.6 broke my ADS authentication

I just upgraded my CentOS 5.4's Samba 3.0.33-3.15.el5_4 to 3.6.4 built from source. I copied over config and stuff from the old distro-locations to the source-expected location in /usr/lib. I copied ...
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No network upsets gnome

An issue that has been bothering me for over a year now. My notebook, running ubuntu 10.04, is almost all the time using a wired connection, with static IP address. And a remote DNS server. Network is ...
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Windows 7 connect to Lion file sharing

Trying to access my Mac from a Windows 7 computer, I fail with the infamous error 86 incorrect password. Now this appears to be a well-known problem with countless threads on the internet giving as ...
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Samba share automatically do username and password

Right now I'm connecting to network shares on my windows 7 machine with a command like sudo mount -o username=Robert //192.168.1.56/share /mnt/share and then it asks for my password. No big deal, but ...
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CIFS over AnyConnect, Mac to Linux = Corrupt Files

I have a friend who works from home. He produces files that he needs to upload to the company's server. He uses a Cisco AnyConnect VPN to connect, and then drags/drops the files to the server. To ...
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Temporarily mount Windows share via cmd line? (Ubuntu 11.04)

What is a simple way to (temporarily) mount a windows share from within Ubuntu 11.04 via the command line? Basically, I'd like the path /home/myuser/windowsbox to map to a windows share. (Need to ...
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Samba/cifs shares on Linux

I'm trying to setup 2 samba shares (actual Linux permissions on them are 777): Volume_1 (cifs username is firstUser) Volume_1/someSubDir (cifs username is secondUser) I get this error when second ...
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rsync to cifs mount but preserve permissions

I'm backing up a linux server to a windows share. I'm currently mounting the windows share with cifs and using rsync for incremental backups. File permissions and ownership are not being preserved, as ...
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How to mount via cifs non-unicode samba sever with character set conversion?

in old times of smbfs I use codepage and iocharset options, but cifs does not support codepage. What I can do?
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Windows 7 slow write to Samba/CIFS OpenSolaris server

I have a NAS server with OpenSolaris and kernel-based CIFS/Samba share and I get these weird results when working with it from different computers over the Gigabit LAN: Read speed is blazing fast ...
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CIFS Share Mount Error

I have a samba share on my Fedora 13 machine. The problem is that on my system if I try to mount the share it failed every time, on all other windows and Linux machines there is no problem. I used ...
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File 'pagefile.sys' in CIFS mount of '//windowshost/C$' makes Nautilus give up in disgust

So, I'm running a Fedora 13 VM in VirtualBox under Windows Server 2008. I need to have access to the host drives from inside the VM, so I mount them. I use the C$ and D$ default shares. Here's the ...
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How to mount remote samba share from local host with multiple groups?

I am using mount.cifs to mount a remote samba share (both client and server are Ubuntu server 8.04) like this: mount.cifs //sambaserver/samba /mountpath -o ...
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Offline cache copies in Windows file sharing

I frequently access media files (music or video) on a remote Windows file share. My Internet connection is not very fast, and I find it a waste of bandwidth when I repeatedly access the same files. ...
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Are there any good CIFS proxy out there?

I know samba4 can do this, but apparently it's still in alpha. I want to have a caching CIFS proxy. Any thoughts?