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 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 ...
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Cannot upload drivers : printer name is empty string in Windows

I use CUPS web interface 631 to create a printer, reload samba, then try to upload driver to it. I use RHEL 5.6, samba 3.6.21. Unfortunately, even if printer name appears on the server root and ...
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Another Samba permission denied error

This is my first attempt at setting up a samba share without some fancy gui doing all the heard work for me. This needs to be a secured share that a Windows Server 2003 system can access (don't ask). ...
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Cannot access Samba shares from Windows 10

I have a Windows 10 PC that has a problem accessing a network share. The firewall is disabled, network is local, I tried accessing by IP or doamin name. Same workgroup. What is even more weird, from a ...
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Configure SAMBA WinBIND error:

I'm trying to configure samba file share with Windows by Samba WinBIND. At the final stage of installation I'm getting an error when configure SELinux policies to Samba domain controller. Here it is [...
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Make Mint forget share credentials

I typically edit my /etc/fstab file when I want to mount a share, but I was in a hurry when installing a new OS and instead used the GUI to mount a samba share and I selected the "Remember forever" ...
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Samba execute permission is always set

I have a Ubuntu 14.04 server that exposes a samba share to Windows machine. When I connect to the share and create files with notepad, permissions are respected and files don't become executable. ...
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Centos 7 won't join or leave a domain

I have a centos 7 server with samba share for windows client, the samba is authenticated via active directory. I've first joined the domain using realm join my.domain Everything worked fine for a ...
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Print from Linux without drivers trough CUPS

What I am trying to do: To print from any computer in my network, regardless of drivers. What I have: 3 printers An ubuntu print server with CUPS and all printers working well on it A network :) The ...
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Troubleshooting Samba (windows shares) perfomance on an Intel NIC

At home, a native windows-shares client on Windows 7 and Windows 10 is performing poorly. It is connected to a Samba server through a gigabit switch. The read-rate is at around 60 MB/s while writes to ...
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samba: Oplock break failed for file <file> — replying anyway

I am getting dozens of these messages in my log. I've tried putting "blocking locks = no" in the name of the share that these messages occur in (from this link) and kernel oplocks = yes in the [...
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Print server not working on Debian/Samba

I have the following setup: Debian latest stable Samba latest stable HP LaserJet 1018 connected via USB Windows 8.1 64bit client computer I'm trying to set up the print server for this HP printer. ...
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Mount VeraCrypt (fuse) as root user

I want to share one of my connected ex-TrueCrypt drives via SMB. I already have three other drives, which are unencrypted, mounted under /mnt. They show as owned by root:root and I can browse them ...
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OpenVPN doesn't show remote network shares

I have a working openvpn server at home and can connect to it using a remote openvpn client at work. Client is on windows 10 home, server is debian. I know the openvpn is working because I can ssh to ...
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Automatically mount external hard drive into Samba share

I have setup my Raspberry Pi home server, one short-coming is if I unplug 1 of my external hard drives, use it, and plug it back in to the Pi, this drive is not recognized/readable, it returns an ...
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Cannot Access the file using Samba

I have set the following properties in smb.conf for the folder "Share" [Share] path = /home/root/Desktop/Share available = yes valid users = root read only = no browsable = yes public = yes writable =...
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Not able to access the folder in Windows using Samba

I have setup Samba to share a folder from my Linux Virtual Box to my Windows machine. The problem is that I can ping my Linux server from my computer but cannot access it using IP (using "run") Any ...
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Permissions in Samba

I am facing this problem. I am running a samba server for some windows clients. I have 100 users in this samba share and all of them are belong to the primary group "smbusers". Now, I created an excel ...
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How can I search for files on a Samba share in Linux?

I recently installed Fedora 23 on an old PC for a friend who wanted a basic office machine. Everything works fine, but the feature they really need is file search in a Windows (Samba) shared directory....
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Samba - use only Unix users

I am setting up a home server with file sharing using Samba. It has XUbuntu 15.10. Samba uses passwords specified in shares-admin by default. However, I want Samba to use users from /etc/passwd and ...
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How to get clients' names into the caching DNS-server?

Scenario: small home/workshop network (behind NAT), one Linux server running Samba 3.6.6 + DHCP-server + pdns-client (caching dns), some 2-3 workstations (Linux + Windows) and some 2-5 units (Android ...
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Large files from SMB over slow VPN

We have an SMB share setup that can only be accessed over our VPN. Once a month I have to download a large file (10GB+) but its a slow process as to access the SMB I have to be connected to our VPN ...
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linux samba server with ntfs external

good day all Linux Ubuntu 15.04 - gnome External HDD - 2TB NTFS End result: Stream media from my external hard drive via linux using Samba What I have done/tried: Followed a tutorial, setting up a ...
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Android can't access Windows SMB shared USB drives

Windows shared SMB USB disk drives are accessible by Windows 7 machines on the network but not by Android devices. Shared internal drives are accessible but if the drive is an external USB drive with ...
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Windows 7 cannot establish outbound connections on port 80

I've been pulling my hair too long for this particular problem and now I'm on the verge giving up. Scenario: local network in the workshop consisting of two Linux-machines (one server, one ...
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Accessing samba file server on external subnet through router(s)

I have the current general setup: Internet | modem | \--Router1 (10.0.0.1/16) | \--Client(s) (10.0.1-225.3-225) \--Router2 (198.168.1.1/24, 10.0.0.2) | \--...
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Cannot access samba on some networks

This is very odd I can connect to my samba server outside my lan on certain public networks but then on others it gives me an error that says cannot connect to samba share. I have opened up the ...
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windows10 ask login and password for my samba share

i hope you can help me with a problem i can't solve for a month. on my pc, i have windows 10 as os.and i installed a virtual machine with virtualbox.the system of my vm is debian 7.5 before to ...
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How to connect to a 3DS's SMB share from Linux?

Nintendo's New 3DS ("new" is part of the name) has the ability to expose an SMB share of its micro SD card. It asks you to define a name for the 3DS to appear as, and also a username and password. ...
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samba4 acl for allowing group access to files created by a user

I've just setup samba4 as an Active Directory domain controller. (samba v4.3.0, installed on ubuntu x64) It's used in a small accounting office. The office has a number of file shares. I've given ...
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Forward an ip:port to a hamachi ip:port (for samba protocol)

I have a subnet at home, 192.168.2.x, where my NAS is connected. It has a static ip of 192.168.2.100. I usually connect to it directly using Kodi and the uri smb://192.168.2.100/etc/etc. (if you don't ...
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samba setup for simple NAS - is it as secure as it could be?

I'm setting up a music server for my family. It is actually working, which is why I'm on (was on code review, bounced off as not really code) here. I'm not happy that I understand enough about how ...
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net ads join returning an error “kinit succeeded but ads_sasl_spnego_krb5_bind failed: Invalid credentials”

I want to join Ubuntu linux machine with AD server. I have followed most of the articles. Some are listed below: https://raymii.org/s/tutorials/SAMBA_Share_with_Active_Directory_Login_on_Ubuntu_12.04....
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'net ads join -U username' failing with an error 'NT_STATUS_IO_TIMEOUT'

I am attempting to provide access to Ubuntu shared directories using Active Directory users and group using Samba. I am following this article to install and configure AD and Unix so that access can ...
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Permission in Ubuntu Samba file sharing

I've got a problem with Samba file sharing. I copy and paste a Microsoft Word document into my folder, which had me as owner, and group had access to this Word with the permissions 750. But when I ...
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Ubuntu: Mount existing VMDK on host at boot then share via Samba?

I currently have a VM guest that is using a data only VMDK. I want disconnect it from the guest and (using FSTAB) to automatically mount this to the host at boot for RW and then to share this device ...
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How to speed up NFS

I use an NFS server at home for streaming, e.g. for accessing from player. But when it comes to use as a mounted folder, it comes out that NFS (as well as samba) has awful side: it gets list of files ...
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Samba not using user file mode bits

Samba (v4.2.3 x86-64 on Fedora 22) appears to be using the group file mode bits to determine if I can access a file, rather than the user file mode bits. The results of testparm -s are below. I can ...
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What ports do I have to open for SMB sharing?

So I have a relatively simple Setup for a 5-people Company I am currently working on. This Setup includes: 1 Server 1 Router 3+ "Clients" I want to open a Windows Network share on the Server, to ...
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Windows 10 not able to connect to samba drive in Gateway

I have connected a USB drive on my Router and tried to access the same using \\192.168.1.1 from my windows 10 machine. The drive simply isn't loading and while capturing the LAN interface logs I'm ...
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Troubleshooting Windows offline files “Status: offline (no connection)”

A laptop computer running Windows 7 Professional x64 SP1 is accessing several shares on a Linux/Samba server via UNC paths. On one of these shares, some folders have been made available offline. This ...
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Access Denied error when attempting to save Excel spreadsheet files with Microsoft Office

I have a server running Samba Version 3.6.3 on Ubuntu 12.04.4 LTS. Some users are receiving the following error message when trying to save changes to an Excel spreadsheet file (mounted from a Samba ...
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Ubuntu not recognized by Win7 network manager

Until yesterday I've been successfully connecting Ubuntu 15.04 to WIN7 through ethernet; Win7 was sharing internet and Ubuntu has a shared-folder you could access through Win7. But now it isn't ...
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Windows 7 parental controls: allow execution of programs shared over SAMBA

I couldn't get this to work. While I am able to manually add the programs to the limited(standard) user's list of allowed programs in Control Panel, the next time the user browses into the shared ...
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Roaming profile - does it download older files from server?

Long story, but I took a Samba server with roaming profiles out of the network and fsck is finding a bunch of errors in files that are synced with roaming profiles. The two users of the system are ...
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Constantly changing xls files on Samba server

Something that I saw in the past before, and now again when doing a diff of a complete samba share and the backup of the night before, I saw that xls files seems to change at random events. A lot of ...
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Samba share not working (win10/ubuntu)

I installed Win10. I have also installed vbox. Vboxhas a NAT host-only adapter. I added port forwarding to my NAT so I can ssh via it. I can also ssh via the host-only adapter. Guest-OS is Ubuntu ...