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 auto connect to samba drive on login?

I have a old PC running Ubuntu server with samba and for some reason, my mac cannot connect to it automatically on login. I added the volume to the login items in system preferences but every time I ...
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WIndows 7 cannot access Samba share

I have an Ubuntu-server running as a file server using Samba and it also acts as a print server via CUPS and media server via Serviio. All was good for the last few months and now suddenly one of my ...
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VirtualBox network adapter blocking samba share

My host is Windows 8.1, my server is a Raspberry Pi (irrelevant). My server is giving all nodes on LAN a samba share, however my desktop has VirtualBox installed. I am unable to access my samba share ...
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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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How to browse Samba network shares from PC Settings in Windows 8.1

For some time I have kept a lot of my files stored on a home server running Debian Linux with Samba. I have several shares connected as network drives and, using the desktop interface under Windows ...
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Cannot Mount Windows 7 Share from Linux using CIFS: Mount error(13): Permission denied

We have a windows XP share entry in our FSTAB that works as follows: //MAIN/StorageD /mnt/storaged cifs username=admin,password='',uid=1001,gid=1000,iocharset=utf8,file_mode=0777,dir_mode=0777,noperm ...
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Since upgrading to Windows 8.1, I can't open any files on a SMB share shared by my OS X Mavericks Mac

I have a PC with Windows 8.1 and a Mac with Mavericks. I have a folder on the Mac that is shared with the PC. When I'm on the PC and I try to open a file that is shared by the Mac, such as an ISO file ...
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Cannot follow Shortcuts in CIFS-mounted windows shares

I have a windows share: \\MYSERVER\SHARE\ MyFolder MyShortcut\ SubFolder1 Subfolder2 Using a windows box, I ...
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Unable to connect to samba shared folder via windows

im new to linux and Samba. Aim Create a called Shared_folder which can be accessed by ALL users (group name = users). Therefore, in order to map the drive in windows, the user is promoted to enter ...
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Samba and Windows 7 using NTLM security and user-mode authentication.

I built a new computer with the intention of it being primarily a home file server. I want Samba to use peer to peer networking using NTLM security and user-mode authentication. According to the ...
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Samba doesnt require password on xbmc but does on ubuntu

I have samba setup on a fedora 13 machine, and I use it to share with my xbmc client in the family room. When I set this up there no password or anything was required I merely entered in paths such ...
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Unable to access samba file share after mounting on Mac

I am trying to automate mounting, copying a file to a samba shared folder and then unmounting the drive from my Mac. I wrote a simple bash script to do it #!/bin/bash echo "Mounting Drive" mkdir ...
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Connect as “root” but write as “apache” with samba and some configuration tips

I have a VMware virtual machine running CentOS 6.5 and I have installed samba.x86_64 0:3.6.9-168.el6_5 package for sharing resources between virtual machine and host (Windows 7 in my case). I have a ...
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Can't connect to samba

Windows 7, connecting to Samba shares I have a follow up question from the link above. I am running Samba 3.0.23d on FreeBSD is release 7.1 I changed the policies as described above but still ...
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Newest samba users haven't got access to their home folders

okay so it just got to my attention that the 2 newest users on our network haven't got access to their samba shared home folders on windows. It just says wrong password. I check the smbpasswd, and ...
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Install MC with SMB support

how to install MC (Midnight Commander) with Samba support (smb:// link like ftp). Im unable to install it thou apt-get. Ive got just mc version without smb. And install from sources failed. I try to ...
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Unable to access samba file share

Aim Trying to access Samba share from Debian box to all other machines within my LAN. If it's any help, my Samba version is 3.6.6. Problem The Debian box is not showing up anywhere within 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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Windows 7 can't connect to samba share on Linux

I have three machines with Windows 7. Two of them can connect to my Linux server which is hosting a SMB share, while the third can't. I don't understand why this happens, because I connected once, ...
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Printer properties of network printer (SAMBA) takes a long time to load on Windows 7

Whenever I open the printer properties of a shared SAMBA printer (to change the paper size, orientation, print quality, etc.) the dialog box takes a long time (approx. 1~2 second "choking" delay) to ...
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admin users not working on Samba 3

I am setting up a new Samba3 domain on Debian Wheezy. I installed the packages, and tweaked the smb.conf file to my liking. I cannot access the shares though, except those I'm supposed to based on my ...
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samba shares unavailable to one machine - not others?

I have 3 samba servers and a user who is having connection issues. He can see two of them but not the third. His cube-neighbor can see all three (as can the rest of us). To further complicate ...
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Trying to share folder in CentOs after installing guest Addtitions

I have VirtualBox 4.3.10 running a Minimal CentOS 6.5 using NAT adapter in my Win 7 . I have installed Guest Additions and I am trying to share Drive E: as you can see in this picture. Next I ...
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Windos 7, VMware and suse linux

I have a Windows 7 system on which I installed a WMware player. On this vm I installed a suse linux with samba. I want to share files between both systems. My network connetction is "host only". But ...
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How to share folders b/n VirtualBox and Win 7 using NAT adapter and Samba

When I had my Adapter set to Host Only I followed this tutorial and was able to view the folder # \samba\share\ only buy typing \\192.168.55.444 in my windows start up. So, this means I could share ...
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Sharing FUSE filesystem with Samba; Mac OS X cannot access it properly

I created a simple FUSE filesystem -- read-only, and the only thing it really does to files (a bunch of audio files) is changing their names. The filesystem is hosted on a Linux server, where it works ...
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Connect to samba server remotely

I have a Samba server say at "abstergo.m12.in" I'm fairly new to Samba as I usually use SFTP for file transfers but I wanted something more Windows Native. I used the samba config from ...
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Any way to make Mac understand Windows file paths

My organisation use Windows almost exclusively, but I use a OSX for my work. Their intranet and many applications links to files on the org's Samba shares directly (e.g. "W:\Folder\File.ext") Long ...
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Accessing Windows share results in NT_STATUS_ACCESS_DENIED error

When attempting to connect to a Windows administrative share such as C$ via the command smbclient //{ipaddress}, i get the error Domain=[domain_name] OS=[Windows 5.1] Server=[Windows 2000 LAN ...
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Windows 7 cannot automatically connect to SAMBA network drive using a shared SAMBA credential

I am sharing (to mostly Windows 7 clients) a folder on my Ubuntu PC via SAMBA. To keep things simple, I created a new user named "shared_user" with a shared password "xxxxxxx", whose sole purpose is ...
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Samba server doesn't show up in Finder on Mac OS X Lion

I've a Samba server running (version 3.5.8; Linux box), but after upgrading to Mac OS X Lion the Samba server doesn't show up in the "Shared" section in the Finder sidebar anymore. Regular Windows ...
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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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Can't write to samba share

I try to setup a samba file server, but whatever I do I can't get write access to work (reading works fine). This is my current situation: I have a local fileserver with 3 harddisks mounted at ...
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Very high delays when browsing samba share, how to speed up?

I'm accessing a samba share from a windows 8.1 computer, and I have the problem that the latency is really high. Opening a file can take seconds. Opening windows file dialogs on a net path or net ...
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Fedora 16 can connect to samba share using smbclient but not in nautilus 3.2.1

I have a machine running Ubuntu 11.10 Server acting as a Samba server to share my home directory. Everything works fine on my Windows 7 machine, but on my Fedora 16 laptop, if I use Nautilus to try to ...
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Windows 7 “Could not reconnect all network drives” on boot

Windows 7 won't reconnect to my network drives on startup. Once it is done booting opening Windows Explorer and clicking each share will mount them. Windows 7 Enterprise N Service Pack 1 I have ...
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Windows 7 PC can connect to either the Internet or the shared drive depending on the port I use

So, it's Saturday night and I'm at work, so that's a bad start. I've got one Windows 7 PC out of 25 that's having a network problem. It can connect to the Internet fine (I'm typing this on it as I ...
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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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Cannot access Samba share from Windows 8, but I can in Windows 7

I´m trying to connect to my Samba share in my QNAP NAS from a Windows 8 client. The name and password are the same both in the Windows client and the NAS server. I got an authentication error, so I ...
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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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Extremely slow network directory subfolder listing from QNAP NAS in OS X

Having an issue where I have a folder on a QNAP NAS (TS-439P II+) with over 68,000 subfolders within it. I can browse it quickly and almost instantaneously within Windows 7 via samba, however in OSX ...
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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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Windows 7, connecting to Samba shares

How can I connect to a Samba share with authentication using Windows 7? We have a bunch of Linux, HP-UX and AIX servers on our network with folders shared using Samba. These are not connected to our ...
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How To Fix Samba File Permission Issues in Mac OSX

I've had this problem for a long time, here is the basics of it... I use a mixed environment of Windows 7/8 computers with Mac OSX Lion/Mountain Lion. Whenever a Windows computer creates a file on a ...
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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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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 ...