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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Windows client asks for password, Linux does not

I am about at the pulling-out-my-hair stage. I am rebuilding my home NAS box and is struggling to set up SAMBA. I want to have anonymous guest-based authentication-free shares that is accessible to ...
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How to change samba user SID?

I'm trying to change the SID of various user in Samba 4.1.14 using pdbedit pdbedit --user <username> SID=<SID> I run the command but no message is displayed nor the SID is changed. How ...
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Automatically connect to samba with changing ip address

I have a Ubuntu system I am sharing a drive to my windows with. It works fine except that whenever the ip changes, on Windows I have to delete the share and create a new one with the new ip. There ...
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How can I configure samba with separate hard drive?

I am in the process of spinning up a CentOS box as a file server. I had the smaller system hard drive already in the machine, installed CentOS, and installed Samba in preparation of my new, bigger ...
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Read/Write simultaneously to mapped network drive (samba file share)

I've been playing around with a home debian server, and so far it basically just hosts a samba network drive that I plan on using to store archived movies/tv shows/podcasts, etc. In the process of ...
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samba domain controller on vserver

i have a vserver with ssh access. i try to set up a samba4 domain controller. everything works fine so far. problem is i don't get samba internal DNS working. My vserver has an external IP and my ...
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FreeNAS CIFS/Samba shares visible but not accessible

I have a FreeNAS 9.3 server and am trying to configure the following Samba shares: A share called 'public' accessible to all authenticated users A home directory share, visible only to the ...
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Samba fileshare can't be seen by Win7

I'm a novice network admin who was tasked with setting up a real simple file server for a non-profit I volunteer for. The problem is that I'm not very familiar with Linux, and for a number of reasons ...
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Linux to linux mount

Trying to mount a samba shared directory of a linux(SUSE) server to another linux(SUSE) server on the same network. My scenarion is like below.. on server-1 samba is configure like below and i ...
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Connecting with SMBCLIENT to Windows 7 produces error: “protocol negotiation failed: ERRDOS:ERRnomem”

We've got a home network that has a mix of different operating systems, including two Windows 7 Ultimate PCs, a couple of Android phones, a MacBook Pro and two Linux PCs. My housemates own all but the ...
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How do I recursively download a directory using smbclient?

When I try to fetch a directory with get "Path To\Directory\", I get the following error: NT_STATUS_FILE_IS_A_DIRECTORY opening remote file Path To\Directory How do I recursively download this ...
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can we use unix hardlinks on a mounted windows share?

ln command can create hard links on the mounted windows share, but cp -al fails. Is this expected behaviour? I'm trying to save disk space by creating copy on write style backups using cowdancer, ...
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Must the Owner of a File Have Equal or Greater Permissions than the Group?

Note: These results were altered to disguise the real names of these files and user names. I'm editing the text file tablet.css over a Samba Share with the following permissions: File Permissions on ...
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Is virtualbox birdged adapter slower than NAT?

I use samba server to share files between ubuntu and windows 7. The samba requires the Windows 7 and Ubuntu must be in same net section (eg. 192.168.0.108 and 192.168.0.125) in this way the samba ...
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Unable to open files with OpenVPN and samba (writing works)

I have setup a samba server and it works correctly from the local network. When accessing via OpenVPN both from Windows and GNU/Linux writing works but can't open any files. It just timeouts when ...
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How can I get Samba to close files immediately?

I've been experiencing a baffling disappearing file issue on my NAS since I first bought it, and only today after extensive testing do I think I have a handle on what exactly is occurring. I fear ...
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Why are my home file transfers very slow?

I have a shared local network between my desktop and laptop,configured with Samba shared files, directly connected via ethernet. My laptop has 10/100 mbps and my desktop has 10/100/1000 mbps, yet ...
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Requirements to show up in Network Neighborhood

What are the requirements for a Linux box running Samba to show up in Network Neighborhood in Windows and to be accessible using "\\SERVERNAME\"? I read that I need to make the Linux box the WINS ...
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Mount error(5):Input/output error on mount

I am getting mount error (5): Input output error on mounting to cifs windows share. Command executed: sudo /bin/mount -t cifs //server/folder /mnt/folder/ -o ...
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Samba Password must change after first logon

How to enable "samba password must change after first/next logon" I enabled a function in pdbedit file but is not working. root#/opt/samba/bin/pdbedit -P "user must logon to change password" account ...
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Linux Default Permissions for New Home Directory

So I have a Red Hat 6.5 system that I am joining to Active Directory using Winbind and Samba. The system successfully joins to the domain. I can login as a domain user, but immediately upon login, I ...
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Unable to get Samba server to work in Linux Mint 17.1

There are two folders AFolder and .AFolder which I want to share through a Samba server. I am not able to get it to work. shivanand@Pattanshetti-home /etc/samba $ cat smb.conf [global] server string ...
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Yosemite: accessing to a shared computer connection issues

I hope you can help me with this. It's hours I've been struggling in understanding why since the update to Yosemite accessing to a shared folder has become an impossible task. Useless to say I ...
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Samba, winbind and AD authentication: username is invalid on this system

I am trying to set up a file server with Active Directory authentication using Samba and Winbind. Domain controller is Windows 2000 SP4 (don't judge). File server is Debian 7.7 (latest stable). This ...
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Samba on FreeNAS permission troubles

I have a smbd 4.1.9 on FreeNAS 9.2.1.6 and having some permissions troubles. On the NAS there is a file as follows: -rwxrwxr-x+ 1 user1 SomeGroup 8820 Nov 27 15:59 file* now, when I mount ...
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When I delete a file/folder on Windows in a Samba share - what unix commands are being issued?

Let's say I have a Samba share and a Windows client deletes a folder in it. Is it the same internally as rm -rf foldername? Is there any cleanup needed? Also is there a difference for the Samba share ...
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WD My Cloud impossible to reach (SSH, HTTP, Samba/NFS): How to back up my contents and do a Full Factory Restore?

I own a WD My Cloud (WD My Cloud 4TB Personal Cloud Storage - NAS, model WDBCTL0040HWT-NESN, to be specific). I set it up to allow SSH access, which worked great for months. However, I ran apt-get ...
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Acessing samba shares on different internal network with different IP range

As you can probably see from my topography, my Raspberry Pi is directly connected to the ISP modem/router with an IP of 192.168.1.2, whereas my PC is one network underneath with an IP of 10.0.0.4. ...
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How do I log in to Windows network from Linux live cd? [duplicate]

I like to work on my programming projects at school but my school has Windows 7 on all the machines and so I can't use python, liclipse, linux tools, etc. I can use a live cd to boot into Linux but ...
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LDAP schema extension fails: there is no such object on the server

I'm trying to set up a file server with Active Directory authentication on Debian. Domain controller is Windows 2000 Server SP4 Update Rollup 1. There are no other domain controllers in this domain. ...
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Custom NAS, Webserver, and general personal server, What OS? [closed]

im looking to put one of my old desktops to use, it will mostly be used as a NAS, it needs to support SAMBA, but i would also like it if i could also host my webserver on it and later on use it as a ...
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Samba sync password with Unix

I'm trying to set up Samba to sync passwords with Unix (i.e. when someone changes their password via passwd their Samba password is also changed). I've tried following the "Password Synchronization ...
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Win 7 mapping to NAS only works by IP, not UNC

Windows 7 pro desktop. Last night (maybe after an update) I lost the ability to map drives to our new Synology NAS (running DSM 5.1) by UNC (\diskstation\homes\user). After many reboots and much ...
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Is it possible to mirror a network port to evade blocked ports?

I run a samba server on my dedicated linux machine, but my ISP blocks port 445. I just changed the host port to 5601, which works good for me, as I'm mounting it via fstab on linux. However I also ...
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How can I create a Submission folder inside a SAMBA share?

I have a Samba share running on CentOS 7. I am using ACL’s to control permissions for groups of users. I would like to be able to create a folder that a certain group has read/write/execute access to ...
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How to set umask for a samba mount?

On linux (Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid) I want to mount a samba share to a remote Mac (OSX) such that files created on the share have full read/write permissiona across user/group/other (like umask 0) # umask ...
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error while accessing multiple shared folder

The problem is I am not able to access the multiple shared mount point from any windows PC , the scenario is I have created 4 mount point on the server now all these four mount point are shared by ...
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Samba Guest User ACL Permissions issue

I am trying to set up a share where the underlying files are owned by a particular user but the samba guest user (nobody) has permissions to read/execute. I have spent ages trying different things and ...
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dd-wrt internal dns resolves directly for a few hosts, with a “.” for a few hosts

I have a dd-wrt router, and a bunch of static leases. The machines themselves all acquire IP through DHCP. When I do a "nslookup host1" or "nslookup host2" the correct IP address is displayed. All ...
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Configuring Samba on Linux so that the network share does not need a login / password

I'm eager to use a Raspberry Pi as a low-load NAS, and I was reading the guide at: http://www.howtogeek.com/139433/how-to-turn-a-raspberry-pi-into-a-low-power-network-storage-device/ In the tutorial ...
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Ubuntu/Mac Setup — Show Samba and Netatalk

I have setup Netatalk at my home for Time Machine backups, and I would also like for my samba shares to show up on my MacBook. Here is what I currently see: ...
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Creating a CIFS/Samba mountpoint on Windows 7

I have a PC that is already on a shared network. I am looking to see how to create a mountpoint for a folder in the C:\ with CIFS/Samba so that I can use it to have Linux mount to it. Is this possible ...
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VMWare Fusion samba share very slow in a CentOS on a Yosemite host

I bought a new iMac, installed the latest version of VMWare, copied over all my data, including a CentOS 6.5 vm, and when I connect to it via samba, it's absolutely insanely slow. I mean like 20-60 ...
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Windows7 & Samba (Ubuntu 14.04 LTS) - error on change password

I have a fully working setup of Samba4 (non-AD) on Ubuntu 14.04.01 with Win7 clients. When a user tries to change his (samba) password from the Win7 client, an error 1351 occurs. No error messages in ...
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After updating virtualbox I now can't map to my drive

I recently update Virtualbox to 4.3.18 which seems to have caused an issue connecting to Samba. I can run my VM ok, and can view the site in browser. I can also ping my VM ip from cmd. The only ...
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Accessing Linux NFS Shares using Windows Explorer

I have a Linux Machine (CentOS 6.4) using which I exported a NFS Share. I'm pretty sure that this is an NFS Share since I Created an entry in /etc/exports Ran the command exportfs -avr Now when ...
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Installing local repo of Cygwin via command line

I am trying to install Cygwin on a windows machine via command line. The Cygwin repo is sitting on a Linux server and is accessible via samba share. I am not sure, but I think this string will do the ...
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Samba server not taking credentials on a windows machine

I had a series of problems with samba server. I have a ubuntu server 14.04 installed here on the office. I installed the samba server, and it worked correctly with a test folder. Then i installed a ...
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Is there any advantage of using rsync over plain cp when copying from a samba share?

I am currently configuring Dirvish on a Linux computer for backing up the contents of a share on a Windows computer. Dirvish creates a new directory every time it is called. It internally uses rsync ...
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Is there a way to update SMB protocols on legacy Synology products like USB Station 2?

I have been using a Synology USB Station 2 for some time. It was working fine with my Mac until I upgraded to Mac OS X 10.7 (Lion) & Mac OS X 10.9 (Mavericks). After that upgrade, there's always ...