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Windows 8 won't resolve local network shares while offline

Recently replaced an old computer running XP with one running Windows 8.1. This computer is connected to an unmanaged switch (local only, no internet), as is an old (~'95)Hyundai machining centre ...
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Can't see or browse SMB file shares depending on the router

TL;DR Version I can't browse the SMB shares on my fileserver from some of my devices; if I use a new router it works. FIX IT FIX IT FIX IT! The setup I have two routers, a D-Link DSL 2370R and a ...
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331 views

How to mount Mac Mavericks 10.9.1 to Windows Vista Home Premium shared folder via SMB

I've been trying for days to connect my Mac running Mavericks 10.9.1 to my old PC running Vista Home Premium on my home network. I'd like to use it simply as file sharing server. I use my mac to ...
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How to mount a samba share on non-standard port?

The firewall on my network drops all packets on TCP port 139 and 445. So all samba shares don't work outside the LAN. I tried letting the samba daemon listen on a non-standard port. This method works ...
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52 views

smbclent send message Windows User

I am trying to send a message to a Windows User from a Ubuntu User on the same LAN subnet. I can see the user's computer and PING IT from Ubuntu. cat mymessage.txt | smbclient M BRIDGE2 Error: ...
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782 views

Difference between NetBIOS and SMB

I'm also trying to discover the relationship between netbios-ssn typically running on Port 139 and microsoft-ds running on Port 445. I understand that previously Port 139 was more popular with older ...
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Windows can no longer connect to samba server

A couple years ago I set up a small homer server running Ubuntu and using samba to share a couple harddrives to my LAN. Couple days ago, the built-in NIC on the server's mobo died. So I purchased an ...
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915 views

Windows 7 SMB / Port Forwarding

I'm trying to configure my home desktop to work with tunnelling, SSH Port Forwarding and Windows File Shares. It was working for me but with any change in the setup it suddenly stopped and I can't ...
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466 views

Why am I seeing such low SMB transfer throughput?

Ok, there's a bit more to the story than the title implies. Background and Environment: I'm copying several TB from an older Ubuntu server to a newer Windows 2012 server over SMB. (Technically, it's ...
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How to implement delay in serving network request in windows environment? [duplicate]

I have read this similar question but did not find an appropriate reply, hence I am posting this question. I have a scenario where my Windows client is an anti-virus server. To reproduce a bug, I ...
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How do I set or remove a Windows SMB password?

I recently purchased a computer with the intention of using it as network-attached storage. It presently has no Windows password and only one account. Can I create two different shares (share two ...
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Automatic remount cifs/SMB after short network interruption

A Windowsserver provides a network directory called data via CIFS/SMB protocol. The data folder is mounted on a Linux client with password and user authentification. Sometimes the drive gets ...
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samba library failed to download the shared files of Mac osx

I have tried to download the shared files of mac osx using smb from my ipad but it fails with error( unable to open the file). But it can download all windows and linux shared files.
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Win7 share cannot access \\localhost and cannot share folder

My problem occurred literally over after my switch crashed. Resetting the switch brought everything back to normal except my Win 7 laptop lost connection to my network share. The Win 8 desktop can ...
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357 views

Windows, wired and wireless at once, force SMB to use Ethernet to get faster transfer

I'd like the access to remote files by My Network Places (SMB or Samba) was done by wired connection always when it's available. It makes big difference - WiFi G (about 2-3 MB/s) vs Gigabit Ethernet ...
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Windows 8 Pro NAS not recognized?

Some time ago I upgraded from Windows 7 Ultimate to Windows 8 Pro x64. Everything works fine, but my Netgear ReadNAS Duo won't show up anywhere besides in the router control panel. There I can see ...
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1answer
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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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176 views

Is there any chance that my data will get silently corrupted with a robocopy SMB network transfer?

I'm setting up a NAS box for the first time. At the moment, I have most of my data backed up to a few local hard drives, and I intend to transfer all the data to my NAS over ethernet once the RAID ...
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77 views

user account for SMB

is it possible to create user accounts under windows just for home network sharing? I don't want the account to appear in the list of login windows. I don't need it to have its own set of folders, ...
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1answer
498 views

Samba - Hide unauthorized directories

I currently have a number of read-only directories shared for the public. There are a number of other shares that only I have access to. Hence when other people try to access the shares, they are ...
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1answer
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SMB doesn't work but computer is ping'able by NetBIOS name

I have a laptop and a desktop connected via a router. Both are running Win7, and both are configured for Home network with all the settings such as computer discovery enabled. If the laptop connects ...
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What is going on when I can't access an SMB server share (not accessible error) until I run cmdkey to delete the credential?

I have a network connection share issue. The first connection works, and seems to stay connected for at least a few hours. However, after each time my windows 7 PC reboots, it can no longer form a ...
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How can I use the Linux System Rescue CD to backup my windows partition to another computer over a SMB network?

I would like to back up a partition over a network, as it's just a bit too big for a CD. I downloaded the Linux System Rescue CD, seeing that it can do stuff similar to that, but I can't figure out ...
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Linux: Browsing Windows file shares with a tree view

In the Thunar file manager, tree view does not expand for 'Network' section even once I click device name, It is possible to browse .gvfs, but it has problems with file deletion ('can not find ...
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653 views

Slow upload from Ubuntu-server on Gbit-LAN

I've installed a server at home to have as a fileserver due to limitation of an iMac and USB-ports (too many external harddrives is a pain in the ass). I'm using both Samba and Proftpd to manage files ...
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504 views

File copied over the network differs from original

Having moved quite large amount of data (~1TB) over the network from one storage to another, I noticed the file on target system differs from the original. Setup: PC (Windows 7 64) with Windows ...
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727 views

Can't access network share using IP address of the server

I'm facing a strange issue on Windows XP SP3: I can't browse a network share when using the IP address of the server – while I can, using the server's name. See example below: ...
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Share only a single folder using SMB

I want to share my "My Videos" folder using Windows's built in SMB. The problem is that when I decide to share my video folder and check it on another device, the path always is: networkname > ...
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1answer
792 views

How can you enable SMB2.0 on a router running DD-WRT?

I think the steps are something like: Install DD-WRT on a router with an external hard-drive Install Optware to get Samba Upgrade to Samba 3.6 (the link shows Samba 3.5, but using the NSLU2 optware ...
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1answer
579 views

iTunes on iMac, media on Linux server via SMB - slow imports, changes and stalls

I have an unRAID server (If you're unfamiliar with unRAID, you can check it out at lime-technology.com) which is a Linux based server. I'm getting terrible performance with iTunes on my iMac. The ...
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5k views

How can I connect to an SMB share from a Mac using a specific port?

I'm trying to connect to an SMB share on a Windows machine from a Mac. The SMB is running on port 445. Apparently the Mac is trying to connect on ports 137 through 139. How can I configure my Mac ...
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Windows 7 can't reconnect network drives on startup

I have this annoying problem that Windows 7 won't reconnect to my network drives on startup. The shares are on an Ubuntu machine. I've tried every possible solution I've found: Enable password on ...
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Snow Leopard takes a long time to connect to Windows/Samba server

We run a very heterogeneous network here: There is some XP, Vista, 7, Leopard, Snow Leopard clients, and Windows 2003 (one remaining legacy app), 2008, and Linux servers. The main file server runs ...
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Bonjour for Windows vs. SMB for printer sharing

My landlord would like to print to her printer connected to her Mac from Windows machines in her house. (I'm unsure of what versions of windows, but I assume Vista or 7.) Looking at these docs ...
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Diagnosing extremely slow network operations

The network: * A windows 7 PC with 2 NICs - one connected to an old style ethernet hub - the other to the internet - with internet sharing enabled * An Apple iMac connected to the hub, successfully ...
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SMB/Debian Network copy issue

I'm having an issue with a networked drive ( I don't have root access to ) - I can make an smb:// connection to it, it's a CIFS system and it's used by the intranet to share files ( it's definitely ...