Abbreviation for "Server Message Block"; an application-layer network protocol for sharing files and printers, popular in Windows environments

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Windows Network Share using Virtual User

Is it possible to create some sort of Virtual User on Windows 10 Pro solely for the use of Network Share? The purpose here is to share files across the network, not using my own account, but some ...
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Media Streaming from Windows Server 2012

I have a server running Windows Server 2012 R2 which I would like to use as a media server. The storage disks are shared and I can access them from a Windows PC and from Kodi, but I also want to be ...
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SMB share authentication not working

i have problem with SMB share. I have 4 directories for users and one collective dir. I make accounts for users (Linux accounts and smb accounts). I could see directories in Nautilius but can't log ...
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windows 10 cannot access media center network shares

I have a ZyXEL NSA325 Media Server with the default SMB network shares (e.g. \\hostname\video\). In windows 7, 8 and 8.1 I was able to view the content of \\hostname\ (i.e. the root of the network ...
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Enumerate remote SMB shares with PowerShell on non-Windows system using WIndows 7

I need a way to enumerate the SMB shares of a remote, non-Windows system while using PowerShell on my Windows 7 system. The file server I'm checking is not running a Windows OS. However, I need to ...
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Windows 10 SMB shares

I just installed Windows 10 and I can't connect to any of the shared drives on my QNAP station. My network is a private network and I have enabled file and printer sharing, network discovery and file ...
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Windows using SMB shared from Linux + moving a hard link: what happens?

I have a linux file server which may have this example directory structure: /path/to/directoryA/file1.dat /path/to/some/common/place/data/file1.dat These files are hard-links of each other (i.e. ...
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Constant flow of SMB packets

My Windows 8 computer (192.168.1.105) is constantly trying to communicate to my Raspberry LAN SMB server (192.168.1.150)(which has a printer plugged in). And I'm seeing the following block of packets ...
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Vagrant up failed to mount folders in Linux Guest

I have some issues with Vagrant shared folders, my base system is Windows 8.1 Pro. My VirtualBox version is 5.0. The box comes from PuPHPet. I do not understand why I have this error is something ...
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How to download file from a local server cache windows server

How could I download a files from a local server cache address path I was given? Not sure how to do this on windows server: Link to local sever cache: \\sdgd07mjbvbw2\Users\BuildUser\Downloads Here ...
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SMB slow read/write from Mac workstation vs. Windows

We have an SMB share running in Hyper-V on Server 2012. Read/Write to the share from Windows workstations on the network is around 100 MB/s, which seems good. Read/Write from Mac workstations to the ...
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Is it possible to connect to an SMB server without a VPN

This is something i've been struggling with recently, and after the number of other stack overflow and super user questions i've gone through, most people turn to a vpn. what i want to know is: is it ...
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Log tailing over SMB much slower under Samba 4 vs Samba 3

I just upgraded my internal development VM running Ubuntu 11.10 with Samba 3.6 to Ubuntu 15.04 with Samba 4.1 (fresh install, new VM). Everything is working great, with the exception that my log ...
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OSX (Yosemite) file permissions on files written to SMB-shares

In my workplace we work with a big SMB-share on which all files are saved. Files saved by windows machines by default have -rw-rw---- as permissions and all folders come with drwxrwx---. However ...
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Shared folder not connecting over Mac VirtualBox guest

I am trying to connect with the Windows 7 host's shared folder from my VirtualBox Mac (Yosemite) guest. It is showing my PC's name in Finder's sidebar but when I double click it, it fails to connect ...
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Ping / SSH computer via SMB name

At work, I can ping and SSH computers by either their IP or their SMB name. If I try that at home (no, I am not trying to access the office internal network from home), then ping / SSH by IP address ...
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Connecting to a Folder on a Different Partition Using AFP or SMB

I'm in the process of setting up a DeployStudio system. Part of the requirement is that the server be able to connect to a Repository of files. On my server, that Repository is located on the ...
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Windows 8 is regularly checking in with a connected CIFS share, exactly every 5 minutes. How can I determine what is causing this?

I have a windows 8 client which makes use of a CIFS share on my LAN. Even when the client is completely idle, something is connecting to the CIFS share every 5 minutes. What sucks is that this ...
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Can't see or browse SMB file shares depending on two routers

I have two routers (huawei which is the main and linksys connected to it for extra coverage), I can't access my SMB share which is connected to the huawei through the linksys network. note I can ...
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Block network share access at client

Is there a way to block another computer's network share on my computer? For example I want to block \\server\share making it inaccessible from my local computer. I may still need to access ...
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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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Connecting a Windows 8.1 (Home ed.) to a OSX Server 10.10 via SMB

I'm trying to get a Windows 8.1 (Home edition) laptop to connect to a shared folder on a Mac OSX 10.10 server. I'm fairly sure the problem isn't on the server side, since i've managed to connect ...
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Specific Windows 7 to Mac SMB share rejected,others OK, troubleshooting?

I have 4 machines, three Windows 7, one Mac Yosemite. All happily share folders except one. One Windows 7 machine can see all the others & connect to all PCs, but not the Mac. Mac can see & ...
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Does CIFS / SMB use multiple connections?

Does CIFS / SMB use multiple connections? I am wondering this because transferring multiple files on the same computer seems to be limited to one NIC link and not more. I have a 10G on the client ...
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Network shares not available, little Xes

Sometimes I get this error that all most of the shared folders I see are greyed-out with little Xes and not accessible. A reboot or logout usually fixes the issue, however this keeps happening. Some ...
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How can I keep copying after a “NT_STATUS_SHARING_VIOLATION” error with smbclient?

I have a directory of files that need to be copied every night as a backup. I am using 'smbclient' to backup the files to a Linux machine but I am seeing an issue where if a file is locked the entire ...
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net config server displays

The net config server command displays: server name \\DAN-LAPTOP Software version Windows 8.1 Server is active on NetbiosSmb <DAN-LAPTOP> Server hidden Yes Maximum Logged on Users: 20 ...
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SMB/CIFS Port Forwarding MyBook World Edition

I have a WD MyBook World Edition NAS that i try to use as a Shared Network Drive through the Internet. I set up DynDns and forwarded Ports 21 and 548 for FTP and AFP access, which both work like a ...
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Windows shares unresponsive

So this has been going on a really long time, but I finally figured I'd ask, since I can't ever find anything on the net. What happens is if I don't access a mapped network share on windows for ...
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Windows 8.1 laptop: How to assign to it 2 NETBIOS computer names?

As far as TCP/IP names are concerned, I can always assign more than one hostname to the same IP. It works great, if I use this trick at the client machine, i.e. not "the server with 2 hostnames". But ...
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NAS4Free and SMB not allows me to access shared folders

I have some troubles trying to create a chared folder on my server hosted with NAS4Free. I enabled the CIFS/SMB service: Create some shares: However if I try to access to these folders from my ...
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osx ls wildcards on samba share

On a SMB share mounted on OSX, I do 'ls ../M*' and see nothing the first time, then something the second. I don't see this with a linux client, so hopefully it's an OSX mount option? If so, where do ...
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Configure Windows 2003 for psexec SMB exploit

How do I configure windows 2003 to be ready to be exploited with SMB exploit? Basically I need to figure out how to turn the SMB service on and create users that would use it “normal.” Here is the ...
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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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SMB response, STATUS_INSUFF_SERVER_RESOURCES

I have a Windows 7 vm running in VMWare workstation, it has 4 cores and 4 GBs of RAM assigned. Currently 3 clients connect to this windows 7 vm to access a shared folder. I noticed when the clients ...
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HP Printer Unable to connect to SMB on Mac

I've got an HP Officejet 8600 which can scan to an SMB Network Folder. I've got an iMac running Yosemite that I would like to use as the SMB destination for Scans from the Officejet. SMB has been ...
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Encrypt SMB network share using BitLocker [closed]

I already found out that it is possible to create an encrypted container file with BitLocker[s] but is this the only solution? I'm afraid this might be not performing well. Will it perform (speed) ...
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Remove cached credentials without logging off [duplicate]

How to remove cached credentials without logging off? - iam not saying about saved user/password in "rundll32.exe keymgr.dll, KRShowKeyMgr" For instance I am entering my admin storage by UNC: ...
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Samba fails to connect to VMWare CentOS guest from Mac Mavericks host

Trying to connect through smb to my VMWare guest at 192.168.0.138:139 gives me the following message: There was a problem connecting to the server "192.168.0.138" This file server will not ...
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How to fix LanmanServer and srvnet error?

We have a PC running Windows7 Enterprise. The PC can access the Internet and communicates with other workstations (i.e: I can RDP connect to it), but it cannot access any file shares. I tracked down ...
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How can I make VLC stream continuously?

I'am trying to watch a movie in VLC. The movie is in a local SMB share via wireless and I'm using a Mac 10.10. When I start the movie, it starts downloading at 7MB/s for a few seconds (which is good) ...
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Difference between Windows Server and a regular Linux distribution

We need a server at work just to set up an SMB shared folder and to run just one application, what would be the difference between buying a server that runs Windows Server 2008 and building a custom ...
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Cannot access mhddfs pool on OS X machine from another OS X machine via network

On OS X 10.10, I've created a pool of HFS+ drives using mhddfs 0.1.10 (from MacPorts), as discussed in this previous question. In order to mount the FUSE mhddfs, I use a command similar to the ...
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How to protect an SMB shared directory with a password on WIndows Server 2008?

There is this directoy inside a shared resource that's accessible to everyone and I have to secure it so only one user can have access to it, so I proceeded to create their account and then set the ...
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Assessing Performance in Process Explorer: Varying Block Sizes

I am trying to assess the performance of my scientific software using Process Explorer, with the files both locally on our blade server (Dell VRTx, Windows Server 2012) and over the network from ...
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What happens when I copy or move a file between different directories of a SMB file server?

I'm wondering if moving or copying files between directories that belong to the same SMB server involves the files moving over the network from the original directory to my pc, and then again from my ...
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Is it possible to mount VHD image over smb with ftp backend?

Let's say I mount remote ftp server folder to a local folder using fuse. Then I setup samba and create a share pointing to local ftp folder. Can I place a VHD image on that share and then mount it in ...
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Disable Vagrant SMB on Windows?

Vagrant and smb can't seem to be disabled. Tried: config.vm.synced_folder ".", "/vagrant", disabled: true How do you disable the automatic smb share on Vagrant using HyperV.
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ACLs on UNC share slowing down access

We have the following structure Share Container Dir1 Dir2 Previously Everyone had full access on Share and that was propagated down. We removed the Everyone group and added ...
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Deny acess to file-shares (SMB)?

There are security policies like: Deny logon locally Deny logon on through Remote Desktop Services Deny access this computer from network Is there any policy to deny specific users/groups to ...