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

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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 ...