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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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How can I diagnose intermittent samba connection problems?

This is a rather new problem that came up suddenly. My setup has been working well for a while but now I have the following scenario: OS X 10.9.3 server running Samba version 3.6.23 (from homebrew, ...
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How to share my Linux home directory with Mac OS X

I have an internal development server running Debian Testing. Some times, I find I'd like to do some "on the box" development. I can (have) setup a VNC server and do development that way, but some ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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1answer
457 views

Why does OSX create AppleDouble files on a Samba share, but not on a Windows file share?

We deployed a FreeNAS server with Samba shares on a network consisting of Windows and OSX clients. When the OSX clients copy files onto the Samba shares, a lot of AppleDouble (for example, ...
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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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Linux FS with OS X Open directory, restrict access to folders

Got an OS X Server controlling access to the network running. I've set up a few shares under my Ubuntu FS and want to allow users to connect based on their OS X credentials. Any advice as to how to ...
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232 views

Can't see SMB directory in Mac Finder when logged in

I setup SMB to show a "Media" section [Media] path = /home/Share/Media writeable = yes browseable = yes valid users = stef guest ok = no Currently, when I check the Shared entry ...
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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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1answer
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Samba shares empty and not writeable when browsing OS X 10.8

When I mount a Samba share it works, but it doesn't show me any files, even though they exist on the server, I also cannot write files to the share either. The server is CentOS 6.4, running Samba. ...
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1answer
177 views

Find Samba Mount location on OS X

If I connect to a Samba Share through the 'Connect to Server' dialogue in the finder in OS X Mountain Lion (10.8.2), I can use this in the finder to drag/drop files etc etc. But if I want to access ...
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1answer
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How To Fix Samba File Permission Issues in Mac OSX

I've had this problem for a long time, here is the basics of it... I use a mixed environment of Windows 7/8 computers with Mac OSX Lion/Mountain Lion. Whenever a Windows computer creates a file on a ...
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628 views

Mac OS X behind OpenLDAP and Samba

I have been battling for a week now to get my Mac (Mountain Lion) to authenticate on my home network's OpenLDAP and Samba. From several sources, like the Ubuntu community docs, and other blogs, and ...
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Files/Folders get weird names and become inaccessible on Samba share

Here is our current setup: Mac OS X 10.5.8 File server using Mac OS Extended (Journaled) file system. There is a share that is shared over AFP (For Mac desktops) and Samba for (Windows desktops). ...
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In Mac OS X, how to automatically connect to samba server when machine starts?

In Mac OS X, how do I automatically connect to a remote hard drive on a samba server when machine starts? I normally manually do Finder -> Go -> Connect to server (Command+k) -> type in ...
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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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1answer
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Mount a SMB share's subfolder as a drive in OS X Lion

In Snow Leopard I was able to mount a subfolder of a Samba share directly using a path like the following in the "Connect to Server" Finder dialog: smb://someserver/someshare/where/i/really/want/togo ...
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How to I create an open smb share on a Windows 7 box?

I have a Windows 7 (Home Premium if that matters) box witch I want to set up a SMB share on for a network media player to play videos from. Ideally I would like this to be open so it can be copied ...
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276 views

Backing up Mac OSX to Windows/Samba share

This should not be this hard ... is there an easy way to back up a mac to a windows share? so far, I've tried the suggestions here, but am getting error: ...
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1answer
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How to resolve NetBios names on Mac OS X?

I know there's smbutil lookup command, but I would like to know how to get it in the system lookup, similar to what is possible on Linux by modifying /etc/nsswitch.conf
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1answer
488 views

Samba, CentOS and OSX

I have a Linux server on the web with root/terminal access. I am trying to make samba work on that machine, so I can have a drive on my MacOSX box mapped to a shared folder on the server. I have ...
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706 views

Browser link to Windows share in Ubuntu and OS X

In Windows, I am able to create a bookmark in any browser to a file on a network share, like so: file://network/path/to/file/example.htm This works well in Windows because it avoids needing a ...
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1answer
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Extremely slow network directory subfolder listing from QNAP NAS in OS X

Having an issue where I have a folder on a QNAP NAS (TS-439P II+) with over 68,000 subfolders within it. I can browse it quickly and almost instantaneously within Windows 7 via samba, however in OSX ...
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Samba share mounts fine in linux, doesn't mount in OS X

I have a NAS server running Arch Linux configured to share a simple samba share. My smb.conf looks like this: # cat /etc/samba/smb.conf [global] workgroup = MSHOME security = user [External] ...
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1answer
478 views

OS X File Permissions, File Sharing, and Git

Here's my setup: Mac Mini running Snow Leopard Sharing a folder with a bunch of code in it. The folder and everything in it is set for read/write access for both the main user and the "staff" group ...
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384 views

Network external hard drive reports not enough free space

I'm running an Ubuntu (10.04) Samba server on a local network. The server has a 50GB internal drive with only 24MB free. I've shared a folder /samba from that drive. I also have a 1TB NTFS external ...
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1answer
711 views

Can't drag and drop files from OS X Lion to Samba share

I have an Ubuntu box running a Samba share that I use to share files in my network. Since upgrading my mac to Lion I am unable to just drag and drop files from my mac into the mounted drives to copy ...
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Create an alias to a samba share from the command line

I'm currently wanting to deploy a setup to around 300 Macs. I have all of it scripted and ready to deploy, excepting that I'm having trouble creating a working alias to a samba share from the command ...
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OSX / Samba - How do I automatically remount / reconnect to drives that have been disconnected?

Is there a simple method to automatically reconnect a network drive that has been disconnected due to network failure or some other issue. I have a batch job setup that periodically copies files to a ...
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Why is SMB from a Windows 7 64-bit to OS X Server so slow when using DNS vs IP?

When I connect my 64-bit Windows 7 to a OS X server using \servername, my transfer rates are around 400KB/s. However, when I do the same thing using \192.168.0.10 (which is the IP of the server), ...
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Mac and windows 7 file sharing specific user

I try to share a specific directory to my windows 7 computer, but I want it to use a specific user that I created on my mac to connect to it. I saw this tutorial: ...
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Ubuntu maverick username and password works with ssh but not with smb when I connect from MacOS 10.6.5

I have an Ubuntu Maverick desktop that I can easily connect using ssh but when I want to see the shared directories using "go to server", MacOs connects to the Ubuntu machine and I can see the shared ...
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547 views

Samba shares from a Ubuntu 10.10 box are locked on a mac

I've got some shares on a mythbuntu machine that are set up thus: [music] comment = music on mythtv box path = /media/music read only = No public = yes writeable = yes ...
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1answer
197 views

OS X - How can I share a folder with Windows users (SMB) without sharing my entire user directory?

I'd like to be able to just have the single shared folder appear in Windows explorer, but somehow the folder + my users home folder (which essentially allows you into the whole machine) is visible.
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267 views

How can I mount a network folder on osx so it appears as an optical drive?

I have a bluray drive on a linux box that I have shared across the network via SAMBA. I can access this easily from my Macbook Pro but there is a program I have that won't access it because it will ...
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2answers
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Setup samba share from OS X terminal command line

Having issues with my Mac's HDD. Disk Utility is unable to repair it. However, I can browse and read files from the OS X volume just fine. I have a Time Machine backup from a week ago, but I don't ...
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Why is my mac calling my samba share “Sharepoint”?

When I connect to a samba share running on ubuntu 10.04, the mac reports the type as "Sharepoint"? Is there a way to configure this?
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1answer
1k views

Why can't I copy files from a Mac to a samba share?

I have a share set up on my Ubuntu 10.04 box, and the Mac can see it, connect to it, and sort of write to it. When I try to copy a whole tree to the share, I get an error saying "The operation cannot ...
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1answer
906 views

Mac sees mangled filenames from Linux SAMBA share

Certain filenames in my SAMBA shares from Linux are not getting transmitted properly. It's certain files in certain folders and it doesn't affect all folders or all files within a single folder. I can ...
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Configuring SMB shares in OS X

I'm at my wit's end trying to control SMB file sharing on my Mac. (OS X 10.5 Leopard). I want to do something fairly simple: share a particular (non-home, non-Public) folder over my my SMB/Windows ...
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2answers
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Mac OS X automatic network disk mount after boot or login

Every day I need to connect/mount an externel drive from a linux samba machine. How can I setup Mac OS X (10.5.8 on a G5) to let him do this automatically after login or boot?
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Sharing Files from Mac OS X 10.6 (Snow Leopard) using SMB (Samba)

I enabled file sharing and in options SNB sharing on my Mac but still none of the computers in my local area network can reach it. They can ping the computer and can ssh but only sharing doesn't work. ...
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How do I change my windows domain password from Mac OS X?

Macs work well in Windows corporate environments, but a lot of companies require you to change your password after a period of time (3 months for example). How do you change your Windows domain ...
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1answer
3k views

How to backup a Mac to a NAS (Samba-connected Windows share)?

I'd like to find an (semi-)automated way to backup my whole MacBook Pro system and data to a network attached storage. The external storage is a Windows share I can access using Samba. I can't use ...