Shared folders are folders that are shared (made accessible to) multiple users, typically over a TCP/IP network.

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Copying shared folder between two servers automatically

I have two Windows server (server A and server B) which I use for sharing folders (as file servers). I want one shared folder in server A to be copied with its data automatically & periodically to ...
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How to convert an old PC into a network Hard Drive

I have a really old computer, not sure what the specifications even are. There is 640MB of RAM and about 80GB of disk space on two SATA HDDs. I wanted to know if I can turn it into something useful ...
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Listing all shared folders on Windows 7 from Windows XP takes long time

I have 22 shared folders on a Windows 7 Professional x64 server. When I list them from Windows XP by browsing \\SERVER\ it takes about 30 seconds to finish. If I do the same under Windows 7 or Vista ...
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Setting up a small office shared network with wireless tv

Recently my brother asked me to help him set up a shared network for his small business. Some of the stuff he was asking for seems reasonable, but other things I'm not sure where to begin. He has ...
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Access a shared folder from Android

i have a NAS (SilverStore 2-Drive NAS) in which i store all my FullHD video recordings. The NAS shares the folders as public. In fact from my windows 8 pc i can access them using Windows Explorer at ...
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VMWare Player - Unable to share folder. (Host-Win8, Guest-Ubuntu)

VM shared folder settings: What all I have tried: Reinstalling VMware tools. Uninstall, install VMware tools. Turned Windows Firewall off. Edit out /etc/fstab to include the following: ...
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Cannot access Windows 7 shared drive from OS X

I have a shared drive I: in Windows 7, I want to access that drive from my Mac, but I am not able to connect to my windows. From Finder > Go > Connect to server smb://192.168.0.101 It asks me for a ...
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List Disk location of shares on server [duplicate]

using cmd prompt, how can I get the location of a share? I know the name of the share, but when I remote onto the box, I can't see where the share location is. net view shows me the names, but not ...
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Windows 7 users can't access some share folders

I just migrated users to Windows 7 Enterprise x64 from Windows XP Pro. Now Win7 users can't access or map some share folders. When they log in to Windows XP they can access all shares without problem ...
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How to block an IP address from a network share

I have to share a set of .docx files from my computer. They are set so that administrators have full control over the shares, and "everyone" has access to read and execute them. I need to find a way ...
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How can I create a Windows shared folder which requires absolutely no authentication to write data?

I want to create a folder on a domain joined Windows server (NTFS), which any user can generate logs files to. When I say any user, this may include built in Windows user accounts, and from any OS ...
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Users can see all sub folders instead of those they have access to

I have set up some share file for multiple users and allowing them access only to folders that they have access to, this worked very well. But disk space was a problem, so I set up a bigger share on a ...
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How can I share a folder that needs credentials to view the contents on different workgroups/domains

I would like to share a folder on my personal laptop so I can access it through the network in my work environment but would like some form of authentication so that not just anyone can view the ...
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How to access shared folders of computers separated by a router?

Question based on a solved question I made before: How to connect computers to a network printer behind a router? General question: How to access shared folders of computers separeted by a router? ...
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Locking file on samba to prevent edit conflict?

I am trying to setup a samba server following these: Advanced Disk Shares Samba-HOWTO-Collection The idea is to only allow one account, one collection opening a file at once. If another ...
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View e-mail through shared network drive

At my company there is a limited network that does not have internet/e-mail access. However, it does have access to a shared network drive. I also have an always-on desk computer that has full ...
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Sharing folders in different networks with VMWare

I have a VMware host that is on one network, running a VM that is on another network. My client is on the same network as the host. Is there any way to 'physically' share a folder on the VMware host ...
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Mount permanently a windows shared folder on linux

I have a little server with a shared partition called D. I'd like to mount it permanently on a local machine with Linux Ubuntu, in order to access them easily. I have looked for similar questions, but ...
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Is virtualbox shared folder working for Debian guest

This is very strange. I'm running Debian and Ubuntu guests under the same virtualbox (hosted under Win7). And the Debian and Ubuntu mostly have the same packages installed. And I did the same steps to ...
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Access a remote Windows shared folder from Linux Mint

I am a Windows intermediate user and I have recently installed Linux Mint 13 Maya 32-bit version on my laptop. Earlier my major activities in my Windows box were: Connecting to internet, wifi, VPN ...
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Not able to access shared folders in Virtualbox

I am running an Ubuntu 10.10 in VirtualBox on my Windows 7 From VirtualBox, I set up a share folder, and I can see it from Ubuntu under media folder drwxrwx--- 1 root vboxsf 0 2011-03-15 ...
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How to include multiple folders in SMB share

I want to share multiple folders on SMB share (Windows Server 2012). Is it possible to and if yes, how to do it?
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How can I navigate in command prompt to a remote folder which has been shared among users? [duplicate]

So basically I want to go to 192.xxx.xxx.xxx\myFolder to see the files in it. I go with Explorer and it works fine, I can even delete and/or modify and add files to it. The problem is that I'm ...
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How to use UNC path correctly to share a folder on remote computer?

I would like to know if somebody knows the correct syntax for giving a folder a share on remote network machine's folder. Please write a syntax you know for sure that it's working. This operation ...
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My Network Places XP to Win 7

I am changing from XP to Win 7, I would like to "Add a network location." How can I do that? It seems that they changed the procedure for this.
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Share folder (fileserver) on local network without passwd Win7

We have local network. everyone are on the same switch and there is one computer that is used as a file server. I created a shared folder on it to be a file server that holds files that other users ...
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Setting up a network drive on a home network

I've setup a home network using Netgear N300 wireless router (using Windows 7). I'm trying to get one of my hard drives to be available on the network, so I went to the "sharing" tab of the HD's ...
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How do I have Wordpress keep its database in the same directory as other files (for sharing via Dropbox)?

I am working on a Wordpress site with another person. At the moment the Wordpress files are on a shared Dropbox folder, which allows both of us to see all the files we need to work on. However, ...
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What do these shared folder settings mean?

I just got a new pc from work and when I check the shared folders from computer management section I see that there are 4 share names: Admin$ C:\Windows, type windows with the description remote ...
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Windows 7 shows all drives when on Ubuntu

I have a laptop and a desktop. On my Desktop I have Windows 7 Pro 64 bit and I just recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my laptop. In Ubuntu I setup samba, and attached myself to the network which ...
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file_exists() and mkdir($a, $b, true) do not work properly if my Apache runs in a VirtualBox and the DocumentRoot is a shared folder. Why?

I have a Windows7 PC with a hosted VirtualBox (Ubuntu). On the VirtualBox is an Apache2. The is shared to the Windows7 host. So if I use ls -l I see that the contents are owned by root:vboxsf. If ...
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Temporary deny use of windows share

I would like to know if it is possible to temporary deny access to windows share folders for a specific user at a specific time range? Example: Deny access to user User1 for folder WolfyShare from ...
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tool to share text file and notify collaborators of file changes?

I would like a tool that will allow me to share a text file with a colleague, and if the file changes, will email them with a list of any additions or deletions. I believe Dropbox can notify you ...
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Sharing files from Win XP to Win 7

I have a computer with Windows XP (PC1) that acts as a File server. On this computer there is a shared Folder with some files. I want to access those files in read/write from another computer with ...
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How to access shared folders set up on Windows 7 using a Windows 8 machine?

I set up several shared drives and folders on my Win 7 machines, so that any new machine running Win 7 with the same user name and password log in can use those drives and folders. But on Win 8, I ...
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How would I configure a music server that allows remote management of files?

There are lots of music servers/solutions that take a media player, or an existing music library, and serve it to remote clients. Most of them are read-only: you manage the media files on the server ...
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Error 53 network path not found Windows XP

I want to access a shared folder on a network. I was able to share data through this folder two days ago. Now, when I double click the folder on workstation, I have error message network path not ...
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\\ComputerName is not accessible do not have permission to access folder

Additional message: account disabled This truly pissed me off. I tried to access a network drive. At first I was asked for log on information. At that time I didn't know the logon information, put ...
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New files on host not showing on ubuntu (vmware)?

I have a host machine (Win7 64bit) running a VM with Ubuntu 12.04 64bit. I have set up the shared folder fine (although that was a headache in itself) and everything is working great. I use the Ubuntu ...
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Shorten NFS share paths via symbolic links

I have a large number of NFS shares on a private server of mine, and they all exists fairly deep in the directory tree, ie: Share list: /data/files/external/share_a /data/files/external/share_b ...
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How to open a network drive using \\ipaddress\driverletter+$ in windows 8 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Enable (or work around) Administrative shares in Windows 8 I have two computers in my home both connected to a LAN through a router. When I use \\192.168.1.3\c$ in Run ...
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Use Ubuntu Server as web server on Mac OS X via VirtualBox

I have successfully installed Ubuntu 12.10 Server edition using VirtualBox 4.2.6. I have set up terminal SSH access to the Ubuntu guest from my Mac OS X (host) I have installed nginx, mysql, etc by ...
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robocopy from a shared folder using winrm

My goal is to use winrm to connect to a remote machine and then run a robocopy command on this remote machine that results into copying files from a remote shared drive on the network into this ...
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Why can't I share a folder on Vista?

On Windows Vista, I right-click on a folder, Properties, Sharing tab, and either "Advanced Sharing" or "Share"->"Share" causes an error: Windows File Sharing This program will not run Access is ...
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Can folders be shared between two guest OS (Ubuntu and Windows XP ) in VMPlayer

I have a machine with CentOS 6 and VMPlayer 5.x running Windows XP and Ubuntu 12.04 guests. I am trying to find a way for the Windows XP and Ubuntu guests to share folders with each other. Each guest ...
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access Windows shared folder with Xcode

I am developing some multiplatform software and have to develop, build and test on both, Windows and OS X. Very often I am in the situation that I have made some changes on one OS, that almost ...
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/srv/mm/Music (etc) Twonky won't scan here for media

Is there something special about /srv/mm/ that Twonky server refuses to scan there? I previously had my system set up with all my Music, Video and Photo folders in /srv/mm shared by Samba, miniDLNA ...
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Enable (or work around) Administrative shares in Windows 8

So in using Windows 8, I've discovered that the administrative shares are disabled. There seems to be no easy way to get them re-enabled. Is anyone aware of a work around, or solution? I did not ...
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Automatically organizing a network drive

The non-profit I work for has recently purchased a 42TB NAS unit. This unit will store media production files: .jpg, .mp4, .pst, .indd, etc. I'd like to be able to specify a set of rules for a folder ...
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Access Ubuntu Host Files from RHEL installed on Virtual Box

Im trying to access Host files (Destop Folder) from RHEL installed on Virtual Box. First I Shared a folder from menu bar of VirtualBox. Then I make a directory in /Media/ubuntushare Then I tried to ...