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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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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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Single SMB transfer doesn't saturate bandwidth, concurrent to same location does. Why?

From \\Win7\C\Src\File1.bin To \\XP\C\Dest From \\Win7\C\Src\File2.bin To \\XP\C\Dest The connection between the machines is 100Mbit Ethernet. When I copy File1.bin from the Win7 machine to ...
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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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Windows XP won't accept uname/password for samba share

I'm trying to connect to a samba share using windows XP Professional. I type \\mother\home into My Computer's address bar, and as expected a "Connect to mother" dialog appears for me to type in my ...
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Samba connection and read only directory

I have a Windows XP computer connected with a Linux computer with Samba. My problem is that the directory in Linux has all permission, while when I see it from XP it seems to be a read only directory. ...
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windows xp automatically remove temporary profiles on logoff

I am partly managing a school which uses temporary local profiles. (NOT server-saved profiles). The computers are automatically getting restored regularly, but inbetween alot of temporary profiles ...
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What is the correct domain with a samba server?

I have the following: I have a server running linux and samba. I have a Win XP Pro laptop that should access files via samba. The username on the laptop and teh samba server are different. Therefore I ...
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How can I rsync password protected shared folder over windows smb?

I'm using computers with Windows xp operating system. What had been done: created a shared folder C:\123 on host 192.168.0.2 and made it shared created user with name User and password 123 granted ...
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How to automatically move files to the network

I'm looking for an open source solution to a piece of Windows software that will monitor a folder on a Linux server via Samba and copy them to the local machine. I need this to run on a virtual ...
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509 views

View log of files accessed via Samba on Windows XP machine

I have a Windows XP machine with several Samba shares. Is it possible to obtain a log of all files that have been accessed on that machine via Samba?
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Setting up a samba share between windows xp and ubuntu 11 in a vm player

I am trying to mount a shared folder from windows xp to my ubuntu vm. It is running in vm player. I installed samba with sudo apt-get smbclient smbfs Next, I run smbclient -L computer_name_here ...
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Force Samba network logins

I'm experimenting with un secured read write samba shares AND secure read write samba shares. I've worked out the required (user.group + folder perlmissions + basic smb.conf setup) Now heres the ...
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Is there a way to change what Windows XP considers to be a 'protected operating system file'?

At work I'm using a windows box with local and network drives. One of drives I have mapped is my Linux home directory (We have separate windows and linux accounts and home directories here). When I ...
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Samba share issue with sharing directories on NTFS/FAT32 (Mounted Drives)?

I have some strange problems with Samba server. I am using samba Version 3.5.4 on Ubuntu 10.10. I have two Windows-XP machines, one on VirtualBox on Ubuntu and another office laptop. Windows machine ...
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Win XP needs reboot to access protected samba share

I tried to find an answer to this question, but couldnt. Im new at configuring my samba shares, so there's a lot of things I dont know about them. Anyway, what I want to do is have a couple of public ...
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Is Windows 7 better at handling mapped network drives than Windows XP?

I am looking for justifications to upgrade my workstation from Windows XP (SP3) to Windows 7. Is Windows 7 better at handling mapped network drives than Windows XP? I keep having issues with "drive ...
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What's wrong with my smb.conf and why can't Windows access the share?

I'm trying to use Samba to share files between Windows XP and Ubuntu. I edited the smb.conf and added the workgroup name and netbios name. This is the part that has problems: [Myshare] comment = ...
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886 views

Can't open shared drive after disconnecting vpn

I use a VPN to connect to my office network. On my local network I have another WinXP machine that shares a printer and a few shared folders. While I'm connected to my work VPN, I can access the ...
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Vista just stopped working with Samba, XP still works fine

I run Ubuntu in a VirtualBox for web dev at work. I installed Samba on it so I can access it from various computers. Today I came into work as usual and the Vista(Host) machine can't connect to Samba ...
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How to print from Linux to a shared USB printer on Win XP?

My co-worker has a Win XP machine with a USB printer that he would like to share and be able to print to it from a Linux machine. He has enabled sharing on the Win XP machine and has installed SAMBA ...