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 Winbind not working in Debian 8

I am setting up a new samba environment based on Debian Jessie. Installation of PDC was succesfully and Windows clients were able to join. Have a problem at joining the Linux clients. I was following ...
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Error upon File->Open, every time, in TextPad

I have a Windows 7 Professional desktop that I have begun to use, logged in as a network user to a Samba4 AD domain. Whenever I go to open a file within TextPad (e.g. by choosing Open from the File ...
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Why is Samba SMB slower than HTTP/NFS/FTP transfer on NAS on my LAN?

I want to set up a NAS which I have done most recently with a Raspberry Pi 2 (quad-core ARM Cortex-A7, 1GB RAM, 32GB microSD) running Raspbian “Jessie”: I have a laptop—an HP Pavilion G6—running ...
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Samba: Need guest/everyone read-only and writeable by users in group

I can't get this to work correctly. I can login as guest fine but when I enter the username and password for a user on the server, it doesn't accept it. Not even root. smb.conf [global] ...
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Long SMB session setup delay

I have a Windows machine connecting to an SMB share on a local Debian server. Everything works flawlessly, when it's connected, but the first connection (either after a boot / reboot, or after ...
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Microsoft PKI + Samba AD

Have you ever tried to build Samba as Active directory domain controller in order to install Active Directory Certificate Services? The purpose is to have an enterprise ca with samba ad instead of ...
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tuning windows 7 to centos linux smb over a long distance VPN connection

I'll try to fill in as I can, but here's the basics We have a VPN (I believe running openvpn) between a site in singapore to a main site in london, with the main site.Its a purely ipv4network. We ...
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“Ghost folders” showing up in Windows share

I have an Active Directory domain setup with Samba 4.2. This domain uses roaming profiles for all users, which are stored on a "Profiles" share on the Samba server. Furthermore, it uses folder ...
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What’s going on “under the hood” in this Samba transfer? Specifically the occasional dips in transfer speed?

I have a Windows 7 system with a Samba shared folder and an Ubuntu system that has access to that folder. Using the Ubuntu system I copy a 68GB folder (SSD) to the Windows machine (HDD) which ...
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Samba: configuring a share with write permissions for everyone, mapped as a specific user

I have the following config for samba: [global] workgroup = WORKGROUP netbios name = z log level = 0 vfs:0 syslog = 0 max log size = 0 load printers = No printcap name = /dev/null ...
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Permission denied while mounting windows share wih cifs-utils

I want to access a windows share from my vbox ubuntu machine (I have all proxies set up correctly). The problem is that I get a permission denied error with no extra reasons when trying to mount via :...
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How is the FID generated for a SMB “Create AndX Request?”

I see in the traces while accessing a network share, there are multiple CreateAndX requests (which opens the folders) with an FID associated with them. However, some of them don’t and they get a ...
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Is it possible to reboot a Samba NAS device (Cisco/Linksys NSS4000) using telnet?

I have a Samba NAS—Cisco/Linksys NSS4000—that I cannot connect to using UNC paths or drive mapping, and I cannot access the built in web application. But I can ping the device by it’s IP address as ...
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Issues with SAMBA starting, stopping and restarting on CentOS 7.0

I’ve installed SAMBA on CentOS 7.0 (recently updated) using yum install, and when trying start, restart or stop system returns following type of message: Redirecting to /bin/systemctl stop smb....
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Create a Samba share for guests

Software versions: CentOS 6.6 x64 Samba 4.0.0-66.el6_6.rc4 (from YUM) Problem: I am trying to create a Samba share on my CentOS server for guests/unauthenticated users. Using the configuration ...
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clonezilla works for ssh server but not samba server

currently using clonezilla live and i can successfully backup and restore an entire image using the ssh server option. i specify my user name and also my password and saves the image on my ssh server, ...
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How can I view disk quota usage on a CIFS share from a Linux client?

I have several Linux clients that mount a share on a remote machine running Windows Server 2012. The relevant line in /etc/fstab looks like this: //server.address.com/share /media/share cifs rw,user,...
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clonezilla image home directory /home/partimag is not a mounting point to a samba server?

theI just got clonezilla to try it out and I keep having problems with this specific area. To be aware, I am doing this off of virtualbox and saving the image to be samba physical server, and all of ...
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Waiting for other pc to come up before mounting samba share

I am mounting a samba share via /etc/fstab. My problem is, if they are shutdown and I start them the machine who mounts the share is up first, and therefore the share is not yet available. Is there a ...
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Samba Network Path not found

I am trying to set up a Samba-Connection between my linux server and my home computer. However, when I try to add the Samba share as a network drive using net use k: \\ip.ip.ip.ip\shared password /...
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FreeBSD - Samba4 ignoring ZFS ACLs

I have a server running PC-BSD (FreeBSD) 10 and purely ZFS storage. I have created a jail with Warden and installed Samba 4. I have provisioned a domain, using the options for ntvfs and rfc2307 as ...
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Linux Name Resolution-Samba or Bind

I'm trying to make sure that all my PC's(with any OS) & mobile devices can see my Linux computer's name(x100 for example). Is using Samba the best option for this? Or if I install a DNS Server ...
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Working remotely on linux with samba

Here is what I like to accomplish: I'm working on a PHP website right now with multiple developers. I have just installed a decent linux server on which we can work. The idea is, that everybody ...
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File move issues within share - Windows 7 client, Ubuntu 14 Server

We've got a setup where files are shared from an Ubuntu 14.04 server to Win 7 clients. We're struggling with an issue moving files around sometimes. It goes something like this: Create new sub-...
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Cannot add clip from samba share

I'm using kdenlive on mate-desktop, and I cannot add clip from samba share. Out of the app I can't access these file with no problems. Any ideas?
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Can't connect to a Windows share from Ubuntu 14.10

I am trying to connect to a Windows share from my Ubuntu 14.10 machine. I can access the share fine from Windows. A colleague can access the share fine from his Arch machine. I have tried in ...
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Debian server is very slow in spite of low CPU, RAM na SWP usage

From 3 days I experience problems with my debian server. When I stream media with samba transfer is about 20kb/s when it used to about 6 mb/s. Its my home server so its not internet issue. When I ssh ...
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BASH - run commands before and after loop

I'm having a bit of trouble with a shell script. It's something so stupid I'm almost ashamed to ask, but I can't figure it out. This is the script: #!/bin/bash MAGAZINE=" 192.168.49.3 192....
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Problems during old SAMBA migration re machine accounts, vampiring

I have an ancient but working SAMBA 3.3.4-based PDC (smbpasswd backend) on some aging hardware that I am planning to migrate to a SAMBA 4.0-based setup on a VM. Based on my reading of the various ...
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VMware Player cannot start a suspended VM from an SMB shared drive, says “Failed to lock the file”

I have a VMware Player VM located in a remote shared folder that resides on a Linux server. On the server side I have set up my file access permissions to the user ID used to open the shared folder, ...
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Network storage and backup [closed]

I had a MS 2003 server on my home LAN as an AD DC (inc DNS). It's main purpose was to share files (photos, music, family docs etc) and to act as a backup facility for the desktops. laptops on the LAN. ...
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Use SMB2 protocol while mounting CIFS Share on a Unix client

I am trying to mount a CIFS share on my Unix client. My Unix client has Samba installed. # smbstatus Samba version 3.6.9-151.el6 sudo mount -t cifs -o domain=domain_name,user=user_name,password=...
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how to create a send file between shared folder in Windows 7 and Ubuntu-directory doesn't exist

I am trying to create a shared folder between Ubuntu 12.04 server running on vmware and my Windows 7 desktop which is hosting it but I keep getting errors telling me that the directories do not exist ...
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How to set the correct Samba chmod permissions for folders in ext4 file system? Is ext4 the right choice?

I am build another Samba server as an Active Directory Domain Controller to replace an old and buggy one. Every night I rsync the old one with the new one. Now I am only changing the shares names in ...
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The account is not authorized to log in from this station

I'm using Samba Version-4.1.6-Ubuntu. I can connect to it fine from Mac OS 10.x and Win 8 & 8.1. As soon as installed the Win 10 technical preview i get the message The account is not authorized ...
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Samba, guest account for sharing user home directory

I have a user named vbox, created to manage the Orable VirtualBox on my Ubuntu Server 14.10. I want to share the /home/vbox/VirtualBox\ VMs/ to be able to share this files via samba. I created this ...
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Can't shutdown Windows 8 from Linux

I'm having trouble setting up a shutdown over LAN from a raspberry pi to a windows 8.1 PC. I get all sort of different errors. I'm logged with the Administrator account and I've set up a password (on ...
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How to Use Different Size Drives as a Single Volume Mounted in Windows via Samba Share

I have a Linux server with four 2 TB drives in a RAID arrangement. This array is then added to a Volume Group and a Logical Volume is created from it. This Logical Volume is shared out to a Windows ...
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Failed to modify entry for user in samba with tdb backend

I have a debian server with samba. I can no longer manage users accounts. I can't add, modify or remove them. This is Debian wheezy with samba 3.6.6. There is no ldap and the database backend is tdb. ...
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Access from Win 7 inside Virtualbox to EXTERNAL Samba Ser

even after reading two days of information I havn't found a solution for my problem. I hope You can help me. I'm running Win 7 inside in a VirtualBox. The Virtualbox itself is running on an openSuSE ...
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How do I set up a VPN, such that I can connect to my Samba Share and printer?

I am looking for a way to set up my OpenVPN server so that all my internet trafffic redirects through it, and I can access my Samba Share through it. My samba share is located on my server machine, ...
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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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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 ...