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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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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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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samba sync password with unix password on debian wheezy

I installed samba on my server and I am trying to write a script to spare me the two steps to add user, e.g.: adduser username smbpasswd -a username My smb.conf states: # This boolean parameter ...
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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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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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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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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 ...
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Cannot access Samba Share from windows 8.1

I have recently upgraded from windows 7 to windows 8.1 on one of my home workstations. I have another machine running Ubuntu 13.10. Prior to the update to windows 8.1 i was able to access the shares ...
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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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Samba share not accessible from Win 7 - tried advice on superuser

I have an old Red Hat Linux box that I use, amongst other things, to run Samba. My Vista and remaining Win XP PC can access the p/w-protected Samba shares. I just set up a new Windows 7 64-bit Pro ...
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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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OS X keeps “losing” my Linux Samba shares

I have a Linux server (Ubuntu 8.10) and a Macbook (10.5.7). The Linux server has some Samba shares which I mount on the Macbook. They are set to mount on boot using the "Open Applications at Startup" ...
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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 do I set read/write permissions on a Raspberry Pi set up as a network storage device?

I've followed the ff instructions on how to set up a Raspberry Pi as a simple network storage device: How to Turn a Raspberry Pi into a Low-Power Network Storage Device However I ran into a problem ...
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Trouble scanning documents directly to a Server 2012 network share

We have a Ricoh Aficio SP 5210SF multifunction printer which is set up to send scanned documents to various network shares. Previously the printer was set up to send the scans to a user's folder on a ...
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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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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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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 ...
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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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Windows 7 cannot connect to Samba on OpenWRT with a login and password

I have a Samba server configured running on an OpenWRT router. It makes several shares available accessible to anyone (as guests), some even allow writing. This all works fine. Now, I'd like to add ...
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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 ...
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Mapping network drive from a shared external HDD

I am using Windows 7 OS. I have recently changed my Linksys smart router to an Asus RT-AC87U. The router has an external HDD connected to it that serves as a file server and can be accessed from the ...
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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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What would be the best live CD/USB for easily mounting and “NAS” sharing of an existing HD/OS in a machine (think laptop) [on hold]

i've already posted this to reddit but realized that maybe this place is even more appropriate. Is my request in the title doable, without too much hassle? Basicly i want to take an old laptop and ...
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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 ...
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How can I enable anonymous access to a Samba share under ADS security mode?

I'm trying to enable anonymous access to a single service in my Samba config. Authorized user access is working perfectly, but when I attempt a no-password connection, I get this message: Anonymous ...
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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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 ...
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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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Can't mount Windows shares by name, only IP

I'm mounting a Windows share using the following in Ubuntu: mount -t cifs username=MYUSER,password=1234 //192.168.1.5/myshare /mnt/windows_share This works fine, but I would like to mount the share ...
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Cannot upload drivers to Samba : printer name is empty string

I use CUPS web interface 631 to create a printer, reload samba, then try to upload driver to it. Unfortunately, even if printer name appears on the server root, it does not appears as an empty string ...
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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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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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Using Samba to share a folder from a Linux guest with a Windows host in VirtualBox

I would like to share a folder from a Linux Guest with a Windows host (with read and write access if possible) in VirtualBox. I read in these two links: here and here that it's possible to do this ...
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Windows 10 barely able to access Samba Server by name

I just upgraded to Windows 10 and so far many things are smooth, however everything related to networks is bonkers (other issues I have: no longer get Internet access through wired connections at ...
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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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getent passwd outputs only local users

I want to authenticate via Active Directory on a CentOS 6.4 server. wbinfo -u and wbinfo -g display the domain users/groups. Authentication via wbinfo -a DOMAIN+user works. Authentication via kinit ...
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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 ...