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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Cannot connect to samba share on Ubuntu 13.10 from Windows 8 (not pro)

I am trying to connect to a Samba share which I have set up on Ubuntu 13.10. Debugging steps taken: I can connect fine from work which is a Windows 7 machine. Proves it is installed correctly. I can ...
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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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How to watch movies on TV from NAS server (Samba) [closed]

I have a RaspberryPi headless NAS server running Samba that I use as my movie storage. For now I watch movies from NAS on external monitor connected to my laptop. I would like to cut the laptop and ...
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Directory mode, Create mode Centos Samba

Can someone explain me theoretical side of the directory mode in Samba(centos)? I did check it on Samba main page but I was not smarter + 50 other pages. Maybe I just Google it wrong.
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Netbeans continually prompts to reload / overwrite files on samba share

This is something that has been bugging me for ages. When running Netbeans on windows (I've seen this problem in netbeans from before version 7 and in version 8.0) and saving files on a samba share ...
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Cannot access virtual webserver in windows explorer,why&how to?

I am using this tutorial: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ykt3MeNwORQ Followed every step. But just can't access to the virtual webserver. Opening the run dialog and inputting: \192.168.0.106\share ...
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LAN networking not working between Ubuntu Saucy and OSX Mavericks with iPhone Hotspot

At home, I have two machines (Ubuntu Saucy & OSX Mavericks) connected to my iPhone hotspot. My iPhone is my gateway and I can access the internet from both machines. Both machines are also able ...
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How to enable SMB2 on Synology DS508

I have a Synology DS508 box. It is running latest Synology DSM 4.0 with ipkg installed. Recently I've upgraded my Mac to Maverics, and I want to switch from using AFP to access my shares on Synology ...
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How to connect Linux machines to a Windows Active Directory with different user rights?

I have a Windows Active Directory Setup with Windows Clients. So far our Linux machines did not authenticate against the AD, I used root to login. Now I wanted to add those Linux machines to the AD ...
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NT_STATUS_IO_TIMEOUT error while sending a file to Samba server

Today I installed OpenELEC which came with Samba server by default. When I try to send a file using smbclient on linux I get it sending for a moment, but then it stops and I get error cli_push ...
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Very low speed rates on home network via Samba

Today I installed OpenELEC which came with Samba server by default. I wanted to send a movie from my PC and got really low speed rates - around 300kbps. I have TP-LINK TD-W8960N router. The server ...
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Mount share on windows, from linux through winexe

Answer has to use winexe. I'm using winexe (on linux) to mount a samba share on a remote windows 7 with the following command: ./bin/winexe -U <user>%<password> //<ip> "cmd.exe /c ...
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How to change remembered windows client password in Windows Vista?

I was opening another computer (with windows 8) in my LAN, from Windows Vista client. It asked my password and I have entered wrong one, and also checked to remember it. Now I can't access windows8 ...
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Cannot copy large files to cifs mounted drive

I am running Ubuntu 13.10 and cannot backup (or copy large files) to a network server (an asdl router with hardrive from free.fr). It copies data for about 30 seconds, then it slows down to a crawl. ...
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Linux clients with PDC Samba

We have a network with samba 3.6 installed and Microsoft Windows clients. We want to add linux clients and the accounts we have created for users to run Windows on Linux workstations us. I tried to ...
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Can't see or browse SMB file shares depending on the router

TL;DR Version I can't browse the SMB shares on my fileserver from some of my devices; if I use a new router it works. FIX IT FIX IT FIX IT! The setup I have two routers, a D-Link DSL 2370R and a ...
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Using regular LINUX password for mapping (mounting) LINUX directory to the MS windows

How can I configure samba so that users can map their home directory on a linux server to the local MS Windows machine (so called network drive mapping), by using their linux account and their regular ...
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Able to copy folders but not files to directory

I am currently using CentOS 6.5 and trying to share files over a samba share. On the other machine is Windows 8 x64. I am able to transfer folders from Windows to CentOS over without issues but ...
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How do I make the Samba work after editing its configuration?

I need some help regarding Samba in Ubuntu (Where Ubuntu is installed in VMWare Workstation 8). I followed a video tutorial. Here are the things I did: First, I installed Samba using this: sudo ...
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mount.cifs retries causes account lockout

I have a linux system which mounts Windows shares using cifs, configured in /etc/fstab. The Windows fileserver it's connecting to is joined to an Active Directory domain. When I mount the shares, ...
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file transfer to hard drive which is connected to a wireless router

I have a 2T external hard drive connected via USB 3.0 port to a ASUS AC56U wireless router. I've setup file sharing server through ASUS router setting webpage and connected my Macbook to the samba ...
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VirtualBox and Samba 4 on Linux Guest (NAT and Host Only)

Gentlemen, I really need a help from you to configure the "Samba 4" using the "Virtual Box". Here's the situation: In certain networks where I work, the Samba 4 works, in other does not. The guest ...
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How do I navigate to a samba location I've mounted in Nautilus on the command line?

This is the same question here (and a bit of here too), except that I'm running Debian wheezy (7.4). To clear up, these directories do not exist: /run/user /var/run/user ~/.cache/gvfs And this ...
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OpenSUSE “fstab” “mount” “An error occurred while accessing” “the system responded: mount: only root can mount”

Gentlemen, I trying to mount a network share at OpenSUSE's boot, when I try to access the folder where the share is mounted (using Dolphin) the system returns me the following error (edited): "An ...
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Shared folder accesible from all over the Internet

I want to create a shared folder in my Debian server and make it accessible from all over the Internet. I want to store them some files I want them to be download from everywhere. No passwords, no ...
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Using Samba with Linux user without tdbsam

Is it possible to set Samba security in user mode, then have Samba use user/password which exists in Linux (passwd,shadow file)? In the smb.conf, there is a line that says Samba to use tdbsam for ...
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For password protected Samba share on home network, ntlm vs ntlmv2 vs krb5 (kerberos)?

I have a home network with wifi that is password protected. On my home network, I have a file server with a password protected Samba share. The share itself is protected because my network has ...
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Share Folders on OpenSUSE 13.1 Using SAMBA (Share Not Working)?

Gentlemen, I tried all ways to share folders on OpenSUSE 13.1 using SAMBA, but without success. Frankly, I do not know what to do to resolve this situation. Among my actions are taken...   Stop ...
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Samba not found, where is the samba binary?

Where is samba by default? I started samba with: /etc/init.d/samba start But I wanted to check the version with samba -v So I noticed it wasn't in my path and I needed to create a symlink to it ...
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home file server using samba slow read and write speed

I have a machine running ubuntu server 12.04. I installed samba for file sharing on my home network. I have windows and linux machine. My server spec are: amd phenom 2 x6 1055t, 8Gb of ram, ...
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Write to Samba fails for only one application

A samba server was setup on a Centos 6.4 box with SELinux unenforced. It's configured and running, and from Windows with it mapped to a network drive most users and applications can read and execute ...
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Change group or permissions when a file is moved to a shared directory on Linux

I've set up a Linux server accessible with ssh and Samba share. Every user has his own folder USER/ and a public folder USER_public/. Permissions on the USER_public/ are set up using setfacl in such ...
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How to interpret output of nmblookup -A

The command nmblookup -A IP_address returns, according to the man page, a node status query on this address. A typical output is: Looking up status of 192.168.253.101 HPB4B52F0559C2 ...
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Samba 3.6.6 always creates as guest

Ok, here is my smb.conf: [global] workgroup = workgroup server string = %h dns proxy = no log file = /var/log/samba/log.%m max log size = 1000 syslog = 0 panic action = ...
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Accesing Windows 8 Share from linux client

I'm trying to access a windows 8 share from fedora. The scenario is like this: In the Windows 8 PC, under the user folder, i share a folder, allowing access to the same user. The account is a ...
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Mac Resolving Ubuntu Hostname on Windows Network

I have a wired network using the workgroup of PAPERTECH with the following machines: Windows XP (hostname: WinXP) Ubuntu 12.10 (hostname: WebServer) - via Samba Mac OS X 10.9 (hostname: MacMini) ...
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Access Samba share from Windows

I have a samba share set up on a linux box which is only accessible from Windows if they turn off Microsoft network client: Digitally sign communications (always) They would like me to configure the ...
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QNAP TS-809U: Domain Users / Groups disappear and the server has to be rejoined to the AD Domain

We have a TS809U that we have joined to the domain. Shares and access rights works as the should with the domain users and everything is just the way it should be. But after a couple of weeks/a month ...
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Samba shared subdirectories report as files

I just upgraded my home server to Windows Server 2012 R2 Essentials. My ancient living room media player makes a lot of assumptions about SMB shares that are incompatible with the new server. My ...
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Is it possible to run SVN Edge, LAMP and Samba on one server machine?

I'm looking into building a simple home server for myself. I don't really know a lot about servers but what I'm looking to do is: Have a SVN Edge server to store my development projects (I know I ...
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Encrypt my Ubuntu fileshare

I want to setup a simple Ubuntu fileserver and have the Samba share encrypted. The trick is that I want to be able to simply power the server on and have the Samba shared files accessible to the ...
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define partition sizes using two harddisks with two OS

I bought a new computer with the harddisks. The first one is a 250GB SSD HD and the second one is a normal 2TB HD. I would like to install windows 8.1 and linux on my computer and to have a common ...
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Rsync very slow

I have just setup a Debian server for backup of Windows PCs. I am currently testing various methods including: rsync (using Deltacopy on Windows), SMB via Samba and scp. Currently rsync (without SSH ...
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Is there really no way in Linux to get creation time for files on cifs/smb share?

I am embarrassingly far along in a bash backup script and have missed something major. I know that ext3 filesystems don't track creation date, but copying files within ext3 updates the changed time as ...
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How to mount a samba share on non-standard port?

The firewall on my network drops all packets on TCP port 139 and 445. So all samba shares don't work outside the LAN. I tried letting the samba daemon listen on a non-standard port. This method works ...
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Windows soft link on Samba share

I had created symlink on windows, where target is Linux Samba exported share mklink /D "\linuxdir" "\\ipaddress\sambashare" I can now see folders in \linuxdir which exists on samba share as well. ...
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Samba server cannot be access across the internet

I have a computer at my house running Ubuntu Server 12.04 that is mapped to an external ip address. The server is running a Samba server with one share. Here is the configuration file: ... ...
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Cannot copy over 7MB file to Samba cluster on Centos 6.5

I have followed these instructions (with lots of updates since it's old) to get working two nodes Samba cluster in my VirtualBox lab. It's almost done, but I experience strange issue and does not know ...
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Samba netbios aliases throw an inexplicable usershare error

I am trying to set up netbios aliases in Samba on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (2:3.6.3-2ubuntu2). My primary share (not on the aliases) work fine. The shares on the aliases can be listed but fail when ...
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Linux Messenger program to communicate with Windows 7/8 MSG.exe utility

I have found out that NetSend has been taken out of Windows 7/8 and replaced with Msg.exe. This is great and all, but if I want to send a message from Linux with smbclient to Windows without the ...