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Improve slow NAS Ethernet transfer speeds: On-The-Fly Ethernet Compression with SAMBA?

Hardware: Pogoplug E02 (ARMv5te, Marvell Kirkwood 1.2GHz, 256m RAM) Software: ArchLinux, MDADM RAID 5 array, Ext4, SAMBA server This setup delivers file transfers to my Windows clients at ~21MB/s ...
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Windows 7 can't connect to Linux Server

I have looked through the similar threads on here and they dont apply to my situation. I'm running a Linux server with Samba on it. Up until Sunday I was able to see all my files on the server in ...
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How to properly setup Windows folder sharing

My question looks simple but I can't make it working correctly. I have a Windows 8 computer that is named htpc. On this computer, I have a 4TB drive that I want to share. So I created a share for the ...
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Accessing UNC Path Uses Port 80 Instead of 445 (SMB/File Sharing)

I can access \\SERVER2 fine, and watching the packets, I see it uses NetBIOS name resolution, and then uses SMB to communicate shares/printers etc. When I try \\SERVER1, I see it uses NetBIOS name ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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 ...
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home file server using samba slow read and write speed

I have a machine running ubuntu server 12.04. I installed samba for file sharing on my home network. I have windows and linux machine. My server spec are: amd phenom 2 x6 1055t, 8Gb of ram, ...
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Samba 3.6.6 always creates as guest

Ok, here is my smb.conf: [global] workgroup = workgroup server string = %h dns proxy = no log file = /var/log/samba/log.%m max log size = 1000 syslog = 0 panic action = ...
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Mac Resolving Ubuntu Hostname on Windows Network

I have a wired network using the workgroup of PAPERTECH with the following machines: Windows XP (hostname: WinXP) Ubuntu 12.10 (hostname: WebServer) - via Samba Mac OS X 10.9 (hostname: MacMini) ...
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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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Windows 7 Laptop can`t reliably connect to my Linux SMB shared directory

I have asked this before, and everytime I think I found a solution it still will not work reliably, so here I go again. :( I have several Windows 7 machines in my network and a linux server which ...
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Dedicating Bandwidth to a Certain Computer

Fundamental Question What can I do to dedicate bandwidth to a Linux server running Ubuntu 12.04 so that other computers on the network can access the server with minimal lag? Background Information ...
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Connecting to Samba shares from a Windows 7 SP1 machine

I have just configured a Ubuntu server at home, which I have named CRICHTON, running Samba 3.6.3, and created a test share, named Media. Sadly, I can't connect to it from my Windows 7 SP1 machine. I ...
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Why maximum speed of data transfer from samba share over Cat-5e cable is around 11MBps while it supports 1Gbps?

I use a Cat-5e cable to transfer data to and from my samba share (using back to back connection). The maximum data transfer speed I am able to achieve is around 11 MBps. This image from How To Geek ...
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Samba on FreeBSD 8 and Window 8

My objective is shared files form FreeBSD8. I have installed Samba36 using ports on FreeBSD in order to automate installations. I have edited the /usr/local/etc/smb.conf and /etc/rc.conf files with ...
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Samba share stopped working

I have file sharing enabled in Windows 7 64bit to access files over the local network. I have used it for years to move files to and from my phone (using an File Expert that supports SMB) and access ...
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Setting up Samba4 internal DNS forwarder to try multiple DNS servers

Our network setup until recently was that we had a Samba4 server acting as a DNS server for a few internal names, and forwarding to our main router for everything else (i.e. stuff on the internet.) ...
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Windows 7 & Linux Mint sharing: W7 can't see LM

I have a Linux Mint 15 desktop and Windows 7 laptop that I am attempting to share files and a printer with. I have a bit of an odd problem that I can't figure out how to resolve. I've configured the ...
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SMB file transfer speeds too low over local LAN

I have built a file server for my home network. It has a 3TB Sata 3Gb/s HDD on a Dual Celeron Mini ITX mobo with 2GB DDR3 RAM. I have installed Ubuntu minimal runing off a flashdrive. I installed ...
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Which desktop.ini is getting lost when there's network disconnection?

I'm a WinXP user on a Windows domain with a Samba fileserver. I have an H: drive mapped for my home files and there's some group policy that makes H:\Desktop be my desktop. The problem is, whenever ...
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VLC playing vid over samba stuttering?

This is sort of an open ended question, so any recommendations will be appreciated I have a ubuntu box as my main server and I stream video on my mac since I can't carry my server box upstairs This ...
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SMB super slow within LAN between MAC and PC

I have a windows desktop which stores all my movies, songs and pictures. I have a mac laptop which I would like to access these files. I don't want to utilize the FTP or SCP protocol because I ...
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Since upgrading to Windows 8.1, I can't open any files on a SMB share shared by my OS X Mavericks Mac

I have a PC with Windows 8.1 and a Mac with Mavericks. I have a folder on the Mac that is shared with the PC. When I'm on the PC and I try to open a file that is shared by the Mac, such as an ISO file ...
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How do I create a password-protected Samba share in Linux?

I'm having an issue setting a password on a simple Samba share. I want the share to be visible to people on my network, but only people with the right set of credentials should be able to log in and ...
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Windows can no longer connect to samba server

A couple years ago I set up a small homer server running Ubuntu and using samba to share a couple harddrives to my LAN. Couple days ago, the built-in NIC on the server's mobo died. So I purchased an ...
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Are there any alternative CIFS implementations for the Windows platform?

Out of curiosity, is using standard built-in Microsoft Windows file and folder sharing services the only way of running a CIFS/SMB server on a Windows machine or are there alternatives (like open ...
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Using CloneZilla to clone VM onto shared network - mount error(115): Operation in progress

Having some trouble imaging my machines. They are Virtual Machines, using Virtual Box. Notes: I can access the shared folder which is located on Machine 1 at \10.10.1.1\data. Via Machine 2. I ...
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How do I auto-mount a network share from a Linux Samba server on Windows 7?

So I started working for a company that has a Windows Small Business Server 2003 as the domain controller with the workstations being Windows 7. We have a Linux server with Samba installed, which ...
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Invisible Samba Share on Windows 7

I have a linux server running Samba, with 4 shares. I have a laptop running Windows 7. The laptop can see and use all 4 shares when viewing the server in the Network, and I can map all 4 shares. ...
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Slow write speeds on new Gigabit home file server

So I finally got all my parts delivered to setup a home file/backup server this week. It's currently running Ubuntu Server and I'm using Samba to share files on my network. The server currently has ...
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network drive - access denied - second login required

Windows 7 says "Access denied" when trying to open a mapped network drive. The permissions are setup correctly. When you logout and login again (don't reboot), it's possible to access the drive. I ...
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Ping Ubuntu by hostname in a Windows machine

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 on a Virtual Machine (Virtualbox). The network adapter is attached using bridged adapter. I can ping the guest OS by IP but I can't ping it via hostname. I already installed ...
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Unable to access SAMBA shares via Windows 7 (The network path was not found)

I have a samba share setup in Ubuntu that i'm able to access via boxee perfectly. In windows 7 starter, it recognizes the share folder (TUX) after configuring the workgroup to be the same. However, ...
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OSX 10.8.3 slow SMB file access - especially over VPN

Possible same issue here: slow SMB transfers from Mountain Lion over VPN to Windows Server with no answer. On the local LAN SMB file browsing is OK. It's slower than a Windows client, but ...
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Windows 7 cannot access samba share (error 53 and network path was not found)

For some reason windows 7 cannot see my samba share after moving house...?... When trying net view \\192.168.0.6 it returns System error 53 has occurred. The network path was not found. Below is ...
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Trouble mapping network drive in one location, but is successful in another

This is kind of a weird problem, that usually Googling has been unable to solve. Setup is such: Pogoplug (archlinux with samba share) at location A -> windows 7 machine at location B (successful ...
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Can't seem to connect to Win 7 share with smbclient 3.5.5 on Haiku

I did the registry mods mentioned here but cannot seem to connect. I say seem to, because there's no error message. smbclient \\\\WIN7MACHINE\\ -U myusername smbclient \\\\WIN7MACHINE\\ -U% ...
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samba library failed to download the shared files of Mac osx

I have tried to download the shared files of mac osx using smb from my ipad but it fails with error( unable to open the file). But it can download all windows and linux shared files.