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

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How do I have a network share mount in Mac OS X persist between reboots

I currently connect to a Windows (smb) share via the Finder -> Go -> Connect To Server. I have to type in the IP (although I have saved the credentials in my keychain). If I reboot or logout, I have ...
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How-To define an Alias-Name for a given Fileserver?

I'm building a testsystem and want to use the servernames like in the productive environment. For tcp-traffic i made an entry in the hosts-file but that seems not to work for fileservers (smb). How ...
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Samba + Centos (Share not working)

I've done this a few times already, but for some reason this time it's not working. I have a folder called ruby (root:root - 0777) on /home/placona I'm trying to see this folder from my WindowsXP ...
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No symlinks allowed in smb share

I have the following share setup on my Ubuntu machine # From /etc/fstab //192.168.1.13/media /home/USER/SHARE/media cifs username=USERNAME,password=PASSWORD,_netdev,uid=USER,gid=users 0 0 However ...
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How to export a VirtualBox appliance to a NAS?

I'm using VirtualBox 3.1.2 (r56127) on Linux (Ubuntu 9.10 64-bit). I'm trying to use Export Appliance utility to clone my virtual machines over local network using SMB protocol to NAS. I decided to ...
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how to add a SMB (samba) password for a user in Debian, when there is no smbpasswd binary?

I have samba installed on a Debian server of mine, and I use libpam-smbpass to keep UNIX and SMB passwords in sync. Passwords are only changed from unix logins via shell at the moment. However, just ...
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Is it possible to stop Windows from changing permissions on a Linux SMB share?

On Ubuntu I've made my user's Public folder an SMB share (using the same user as the smbuser) - I've then mapped it as a network drive on Windows XP. I can edit, from Windows, any file on the share, ...
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Configuring SMB shares in OS X

I'm at my wit's end trying to control SMB file sharing on my Mac. (OS X 10.5 Leopard). I want to do something fairly simple: share a particular (non-home, non-Public) folder over my my SMB/Windows ...
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How to link to a subfolder of a share?

On my Windows XP server, a folder called Share2 is shared. It contains a subfolder called folder3. The guest account is protected by a password, which means network users have to type the guest ...
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Sync folder between Mac and Windows Server

I've got a Small Business Server at work and a MacBook on the go. I want to sync a folder from the server on my MacBook so I can work on the files locally. I'm looking for a solution that syncs my ...
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What's the typical performance of Windows File Sharing (SMB) on a gigabit ethernet network?

I've recently set up Windows file sharing over a gigabit ethernet network (I'm not using jumbo frames) with a Samba server and a Windows Vista client. I've done a few file copies, but the maximum ...
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SVN commit error - code checked out to Windows XP drive mapped to an Ubuntu Samba share

I'm having a bit of trouble trying to commit changes to SVN that are on a mapped drive - the drive is mapped to a Samba share on a Ubuntu (9.04) server. Here's the error I'm getting: I have full ...
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VMWare Workstation: How to access the virtual disk from the host system?

I would like to access the disk of a VM from host or even better from LAN. The VM runs a Windows XP. The easiest way would be an access to the c$ share. Peace, Ice Update: Upon the several answers ...
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Access my PC through the internet

i have a belkin dd-wrt router. It connects to dyndns. I am able to access my Windows XP PC throught the internet, and i have already enabled RDP by forwarding port 3389 to my local IP-address. It ...
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Windows 7 RTM: Loopback SMB over TCP/IPv6 connection preventing sleep mode

I'm running Windows 7 RTM with homegroup, network discovery, file and printer sharing, public folder, media streaming and Windows Media Player Network Sharing Service all turned off, but the computer ...
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Am I affected by the Windows Vista SMBv2 Flaw?

I have read about a new security flaw in Windows Vista and SMBv2. What is it and how does it affect me? What is SMBv2?
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Can I smb into a windows file share without a password?

I have a macbook running 10.6 and a desktop running win 7. I would like to smb from my macbook into my win 7 machine. The problem is that the only way I can smb into my windows machine is if I put a ...
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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 ...
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Can't delete some files off of my HP home server

I have an HP Media Vault mv2120 (Linux based, not WHS based) and sometimes when I go to delete files that I added to the server, I get a message telling me that I need permission from Unix User Nobody ...