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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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 problem....
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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 ...
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Samba “access based share enum” explained (in the Active Directory context)

The intent here is to understand the effect of access based share enum. Inspired by this question, I made some progress setting up an Active Directory using Samba4, following are the contents of smb....
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OpenMediaVault Share not accessible when OMV account name equals Windows username

I have a couple of SMB shares set up with OpenMediaVault: Public, runs fine Private, with username "Private" runs also fine Dani with omv username "Dani" and Windows username "Dani" can be accessed ...
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Samba 4 Active Directory in Slackware 14.1

While trying to setup Samba 4 Active Directory in Slackware 14.1 32 bits I did (just after a fresh install): # samba-tool domain provision --use-rfc2307 --use-xattrs=yes --interactive Realm: AD....
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Can't access files in SMB share

I'm trying to mount some share from my synology NAS via SMB. I'm using Linux Mint and when I mount it over the GUI ("Computer"->"Network"->"NAS"->"Sharename") everything works fine. But I want it to ...
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Samba 4 - The server is not operational error message

I just went through the Samba 4 setup guide, with no prior domain. I'm using the Internal DNS Server offered by the Samba 4 package. I can connect to see shared folders, and access most features in ...
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How do I wait for network manager in init.d

I'm getting a startup error with the nmbd service. It can't bind to a particular port. However, if I manually bounce the service after the computer comes up, it's fine. I'm running Ubuntu 15.10. That ...
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What is Other Execute on Linux and How Do I Fix This To Allow Windows to Hide/Unhide Files on An NTFS Samba Share (All Files Are Stuck Hidden)

I've made a Samba share of an NTFS drive and I access the NAS from Windows. However, I can't hide any files through Windows by accessing properties and checking hidden. I then learned that if I add ...
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Linux ACL for students test submission, Create, Append, Delete but not Read for others

There should be a TO Folder on a Samba-Share, where everybody is allowed to create files, edit and delete them. But one user should not be allowed to read the files others have created. The main idea ...
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Check if samba down from a Linux client

What is the most effective way to check Samba server availability from a Linux client?
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What are my options for setting user permissions with a CIFS share?

I have a NAS that only allows CIFS mounts on a Linux machine. I would like to set it up on a server, that I don't have root access to (but can ask every once in a while the root to do something on the ...
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Permissions difficulty accessing remote '/' with CIFS

I'm having trouble accessing the root directory of another Linux machine. In my fstab I have two entries for the machine in question //ltotto/root /mnt/ltroot cifs auto,users,credentials=/...
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Samba 4 Domain controller: authentication from windows client stopped working

I've set up a samba 4 domain controller, we have four Windows 7/8 clients in the domain. This setup worked for the past 6 months. Recently, I've not been able to log in with my credentials from two ...
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Transfer speed over network faster than from the server itself Ubuntu 14.04

I have a home server low powered 800mhz 2 cpu running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I have attached a 5TB external hard drive USB 3.0 and I get average 30MB+/s read speed using hdparm -t --direct. My issue is ...
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Windows 10 can't use linux samba share anymore

My windows 10 machine stopped being able to access samba shares on several debian servers. I can connect to them, but as soon as I look at any file or directory I get access denied. Last week it used ...
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Windows guest doesn't see usb printer

I have Vbox setup in Slackware host running windows 7 guest. I have installed guest additions and extension pack. Both are Version 5.0.14. The guest can see no usb activity and I can't add usb devices ...
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Can access, but not browse, windows network behind Ubuntu router

My network setup is like this: Internet -> Ubuntu router and file server -> PCs. The Ubuntu server (which is a DHCP and DNS server for the network) is running Samba with a couple of shares, ...
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How to specify IPv6 link-local bind address in smb.conf?

Using samba 4.1.17-Debian I have tried the following smb.conf entries to bind samba to the link-local ipv6 addresses interfaces = fe80::d270:36a5:ac03:37ea%br0 fe80::/10 ::1 bind interfaces only = ...
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One folder doesn't have write access - samba share

I have an external HD in NTFS format setup to share from my router. Here is the fstab entry I have for mounting in Ubuntu: //rt-n66u-8fe8/data /mnt/rt-n66u-8fe8/data cifs guest,_netdev,...
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hide samba share names

Just typed smb://user@ip in Dolphin and it showed the samba shares to me without asking for any password. Trying to enter any of the shares requires a password which provides some kind of security. ...
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What is samba multi-call, specifically on DD-WRT?

I'm currently playing with DD-WRT on my home router. I'm trying to figure out how to run various commands and services manually via SSH. One thing I'm trying to do is initiate Samba. When I view smbd ...
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Samba AD user with same name as local user

I just started using Samba as a domain controller at home. I have set up so that users who log on to the server have users and home folders created if it's the first time etc. I have one issue though....
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Samba Share Files on openSUSE 11.2 not Visible through other computers on network

I have created the samba share on my OpenSuse 11.2 Linux machine. testparm gives all the parameters I have set. Everything looks perfect. I am able to access /myshare from other mac and windows ...
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Access samba share from windows, log in with rsa key

I've got samba set up to allow for the viewing of home directories of logged in users. Now I've got this user, called git, which does not have a password. The only way to get access to him is by rsa-...
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Windows 10 cannot connect to samba file share

I have had a Samba file server for a while without any problem, but since upgrading to Windows 10 I cannot connect to it anymore. I can connect to the file server from my Windows 7 laptop on the same ...
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Give write permissions on samba shares

I am trying to give myself write access to several directories in samba shares. However, I am only partially successful and I cannot figure out why this does not work... Lets say I am user username ...
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PCs can't see my mac when setting up ethernet network mac snow leopard to vista and xp

Summary: I have crossed ethernet cable connecting 10.6 machine to vista machine (also hope to do with xp, and within windows machines). The mac side is basically working, but with some weird behavior, ...
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How to connect Windows 10 (joined to Samba) to a Microsoft account?

After joining Windows 10 (1511) to a Samba domain, domain users are unable to sign in to the Microsoft store. It just fails with an unspecific error. This not only affects the store app, but also the ...
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Samba not accessible via Server name anymore

From one day to another, my samba share (Debian 8 with current Samba 4.1.17) stopped turning up in the windows network neighborhood (Win 10). For a few days it was still accessible by typing \\...
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SMB share from ubuntu 14.04 is not available to Windows 10

This is a virtualbox vm, ubuntu guest on a windows host, bridged (ip 192.168.1.236). My home windows lan is HOUSE. ps aux | grep smbd shows me that smbd is running. I have restarted it after adding/...
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How to print to CIFS/SMB printer from linux with spaces in the share name?

I am trying to print to a printer shared from a Windows 7 host that has spaces in the share name. The output of smbclient -L 192.168.1.2 is as follows: [ariel@e11 ~]$ smbclient -U " "%" " -L 192.168....
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Cannot log into SMB server Debain Jessie

I recently got a new, shiny x86 server for Christmas, migrating from Raspbian 7 (Wheezy) to Debian 8 (Jessie) and I was running LAMP, AFP, SMB, etc. on the Pi. The AFP and LAMP work fine on the new ...