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

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Connecting to Windows share “Name not unique on network”

I'm trying to connect from a stock Debian 8 GNOME Desktop to a Windows shared folder, by clicking "Connect to Server" from Nautilus using a Server Name: smb://servername/shared which works, as I'm ...
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How can I monitor file transfers between PC and NAS?

I use the Windows 10 file history and it copies original and changed files to my Synology NAS through SMB. Now I like to know which files windows is transfering to the NAS. Because it produces a huge ...
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Program loads project slower with relative paths pointing to NAS - will indexing improve this?

so on my network people work with Cinema4D. They often have to load big projects. I did some tests concerning the location and path-style of the textures for the projects which resulted in: absolute ...
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Multi-user cross-platform client-side on-disk encryption with a SMB/AFS NAS?

I have an old Lacie 5big NAS that does not support encryption. It speaks SMB, AFS and FTP. I'm looking for a way to store encrypted data on the NAS, at the same time it should be accessible by ...
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How to connect on windows 10 through smb to external server shared folder

I am trying to connect to external ip address through smb on windows 10 without any success. \\server-ip:port\shareDirectoryName So far I did try the following ports: 139,445 but without any ...
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openvpn, windows sharing (smb) and windows firewall

I'm accessing a windows share through my openvpn tunnel. Browsing works fine. When I try to transfer a file, the request times out. However, If I completely disable windows firewall, it does work and ...
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Mounting OS X Server share on CentOS server

I'm looking to mount a share from my OS X Server to use as a file dropbox for my CentOS 6 server. Would it be better to use SMB, AFP, or some other protocol to go about doing this reliably?
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How to increase number of available SMB requests in Windows 7?

I use an program (Matlab) which is giving errors about exhausting the number of change notification handles (CNH), known in Windows as server message blocks (SMB). Matlab's tech support said that ...
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Wireless connection file-share becomes one-way

We have two laptops - a Dell Latitude e5520 and a Dell Latitude e6520. In both cases they are able to connect to the wireless router without incident. Here's my problem: When I try to access the ...
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Windows 10 Powershell - get-smbserverconfiguration - returns this even though I'm not connected to any servers

I am running a new (not upgrade) installation of Windows 10 Home on a desktop at home. This is my personal computer on an AT&T U-Verse connection that I pay for. When I execute the Powershell ...
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Error 0x8007003b - Can't transfer file over network from a Windows 10 client

0x8007003b / Can't transfer file over network from a Windows 10 client I have a really weird problem. I can't transfer any files from my windows 10 client to any network device. Tried to transfer to ...
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Mount AFP from terminal / AppleScript

I try to mount an AFP / SMB drive either from terminal or AppleScript, Used to have a code for that but can't find it, the only issue is my password have "@" character with probably make the terminal ...
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Windows File & Printer Sharing SMB Public Server - Cannot authenticate

Problem: I am sharing files through Windows File Sharing which uses SMB. I am able to access my files on my private network (192.168.1.x) However I am unable to access them publicly via public IP ...
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How do I detect sharing permissions of an open file?

What software can I use to detect the details of how a file is opened (specifically permissions for other processes)? We have two versions of card printing software: CardFive, and Zebra Card Studio ...
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How to create an SMB share on Windows 10?

I would like to be able to use SMB shares, but all I could find for Windows 10 was how to connect to unsecured ones, not to create any. Any idea how to make shares on Windows 10?
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How to mount an SMB share on Linux as normal user on the commandline nowadays?

This is basically the issue I mentioned in my answer to User space application for CIFS reformulated as question as I currently don't know a real solution. In the past there was a tool called ...
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OS X El Capitan can’t find network share

got a little problem with my OS X El Capitan Mac Mini Server. There are a few users in the network with a statical IP range vom xxx.xxx.xx.1–255 and you can access those clients via terminal or the ...
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How to mount SMB share that can be accessed by anyone on Mac OS X El Capitan

How can I mount a SMB network share that can be accessed by anyone? Here's what I tried: Using mount command me$ sudo mkdir /Multimedia me$ sudo chmod 777 /Multimedia me$ sudo mount -t smbfs -o ...
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Understanding Ports

Total laymen trying to get a grasp on my home network. I have noticed that my sons laptop is consistently running with port 445 "SMB directly over IP" and was wondering if someone could tell me if ...
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Cannot access samba on some networks

This is very odd I can connect to my samba server outside my lan on certain public networks but then on others it gives me an error that says cannot connect to samba share. I have opened up the ...
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How to connect to a 3DS's SMB share from Linux?

Nintendo's New 3DS ("new" is part of the name) has the ability to expose an SMB share of its micro SD card. It asks you to define a name for the 3DS to appear as, and also a username and password. ...
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Windows 10 Disable RequireSecureNegotiate

Trying to connect to my Uni's network drives where SMB3.0 is not supported. I've read about setting RequireSecureNegotiate to 0 in the registry, however, the key gets deleted straight away. On a ...
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How can I disable AFP on Debian?

I need to disable AFP protocol on Debian server to force the Finder (Mac OS X) to use SMB. If I stop netatalk service the Finder still shows the device with AFP shares but raises error. So we should ...
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SMB-DLNA bridge

I have: NAS accessible through SMB. TV which can connect through DLNA. I want to make them work together through SMB-DLNA bridge. Currently I'm using minidlna server which mounts SMB-NAS as a ...
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How can I disable AFP to use SMB in the Finder by default in Mac OS X 10.11 (El Capitan)?

When I connect to network volumes through the Finder in Mac OS X 10.11 (El Capitan) it uses AFP instead SMB. As result I can't clean .AppleDouble files using BlueHarvest. I want the Finder to use SMB ...
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How can I mount an SMB share over SOCKS proxy on OS X?

I have an SSH-based SOCKS proxy connection for securely connecting to a remote network, which I don't control. I connect with ssh -D 3128 ssh.example.com, and I have a Location set up in System ...
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SMB Connect to Windows Server 2012 r2 on different network

I have a windows Server 2012 R2 Server at a remote location for a group of my consultants. As it is not our site we have no control over the network itself. What I would like to do is setup a system ...
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Linux (Arch) script for configuring multiple file-sharing options

Having an Arch ARM server in the house, which serves multiple purposes (routing, firewall, DHCP, squid etc.), I started looking for some kind of tool (script, web interface, whatever) that would allow ...
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How to mount Azure File share to support Symlinks on Azure file share with Ubuntu 14.04

I need to use the Azure file share for deployments with Capistrano, the problem is that I don't seem to be able to create symlinks on the disk, which mounts as SMB. I'm mounting the File Share on a ...
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Constantly changing xls files on Samba server

Something that I saw in the past before, and now again when doing a diff of a complete samba share and the backup of the night before, I saw that xls files seems to change at random events. A lot of ...
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User Explicitly for Windows Network Share

Is it possible to create a User that is exclusively used for Network Share? Why don't I just use my account? It's because I want to be able to share the account with specific people, without fear of ...
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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 ...