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

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Install MC with SMB support

how to install MC (Midnight Commander) with Samba support (smb:// link like ftp). Im unable to install it thou apt-get. Ive got just mc version without smb. And install from sources failed. I try to ...
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Mac OS X Quick Look locking Office 2011 files on SMB for too long

When opening Microsoft Office files on one of our SMB servers, occasionally Office will show the following error: This file is locked for editing. Locked by: another user Filename: File.docx ...
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Sharing FUSE filesystem with Samba; Mac OS X cannot access it properly

I created a simple FUSE filesystem -- read-only, and the only thing it really does to files (a bunch of audio files) is changing their names. The filesystem is hosted on a Linux server, where it works ...
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Accessing Windows share results in NT_STATUS_ACCESS_DENIED error

When attempting to connect to a Windows administrative share such as C$ via the command smbclient //{ipaddress}, i get the error Domain=[domain_name] OS=[Windows 5.1] Server=[Windows 2000 LAN ...
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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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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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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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Very high delays when browsing samba share, how to speed up?

I'm accessing a samba share from a windows 8.1 computer, and I have the problem that the latency is really high. Opening a file can take seconds. Opening windows file dialogs on a net path or net ...
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Cannot access Samba share from Windows 8, but I can in Windows 7

I´m trying to connect to my Samba share in my QNAP NAS from a Windows 8 client. The name and password are the same both in the Windows client and the NAS server. I got an authentication error, so I ...
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Extremely slow network directory subfolder listing from QNAP NAS in OS X

Having an issue where I have a folder on a QNAP NAS (TS-439P II+) with over 68,000 subfolders within it. I can browse it quickly and almost instantaneously within Windows 7 via samba, however in OSX ...
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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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Accessing a Windows share with a different username

Is it possible to manually specify the username Windows uses when it connects to a networked share? perhaps \\username@host\... Both the server and clients run Windows 7. Thank you!
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Connect to Mac File server from Linux

I've been trying to connect my Linux box to my Mac Mini file server. The Mac shares via AFP and SMB. On the Linux side, I've tried connecting using both protocols. For SMB I've tried mount -t ...
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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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Where is the right OS X 10.9 source using “kloglevel”

MacOS X 10.9 and 10.9.1 contain a Finder bug which is revealed upon using SMB v2 servers. (This bug is signaled to Apple, and shortly described here: smb v2 Finder bug / Mavericks). I found with man ...
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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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VirtualBox and Samba 4 on Linux Guest (NAT and Host Only)

Gentlemen, I really need a help from you to configure the "Samba 4" using the "Virtual Box". Here's the situation: In certain networks where I work, the Samba 4 works, in other does not. The guest ...
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SMB Sharing of a USB Mass Storage Device

Okay so I am a bit confused about SMB, it doesn't seem to play well with USB Mass Storage Devices. My "server" is a mac mini intel machine running OSX and the client in this case would be a Linux (or ...
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Who is the best user to be the owner of shared files?

I installed Debian on a home computer which will be used as a NAS. The server will share a folder with computers using Ubuntu or Windows 7 (I use a dual-boot). Should I chown all the shared folder and ...
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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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OSX how to chmod a mounted AFP folder from NAS

I have mounted a drive from my DLINK DNS 320 Nas onto my Mac Mini 10.9 via AFP. One of the subfolders where I usually store photos (named '2013') is currently showing restricted access permissions, ...
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How do I access a file share in the windows explorer using an IPv6 address?

entering the \ IPv6 address with the colons does not work, neither the typical approach of enclosing the address in [] brackets
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Can access Windows share by IP or FQDN address but not by hostname

One of the lab computers at the school I administer is not able to access a any shares under the \\ad\data$ directory. I can access it from any other computer on the network. If I use the IP ...
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Permission denied with SMB Share when using Thunar to read the file

I have an HP all-in-one machine that turns scans into PDFs and stores on a memory card. From windows, I can browse over the network to the scanner and copy & paste the PDFs to a local machine ...
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Ubuntu Message to Windows 7 not working?

After alot of google searching, I see it is possible to send a message from a Ubuntu computer to Windows XP computer with the follow smbclient code. echo "hello world" | smbclient -M "WindowsHost" . ...
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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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How can I automatically mount my NFS/SMB shares on Mac?

I have Macbook running on OSX 10.9 and Synology NAS. I have the following shares on the NAS: NFS: /volume1/photo SMB: smb://user:pass@192.168.1.1/photo I would like to have it mounted ...
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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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Force remove mounted windows share through terminal

I have a Windows share mounted in OSX 10.9 Finder (through ⌘+K) that acts bizarre every so often (can't log in sometimes, randomly disconnects from the GUI claiming it can't access the mounted ...
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Do not allow locking read only files by network

I have shared a folder with read-only access rights. But if someone is using files from this folder, I can not delete these files, because they are locked. Is there any way to prevent read-only users ...
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History of folder permission changes

I would like to know if there is a way to see a history of any objects that have been added, changed or removed on a specific folder on my windows network. If so, how. Thanks.
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How can I smb share a Windows folder so it is accessible to Linux machines?

I want to create an SMB share on my Windows machine, so that my Linux machine can see and access it over the network. I tried setting up 'sharing' on the folder, but this hasn't worked. How can I set ...
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SMB over SSH port forward

I know that since SMB is not secure, opening port 445 on firewall makes your computer vulnerable. To secure my connection, I want to run a SMB mobile app via SSH. Would I still need to open port 445 ...
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How to access C$ share in a network?

Considering I have admin access to a machine, how can I remotely access the default C$ share in Windows XP and Windows 7? Edit: This is not a domain, it's a single machine that I need to access
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Why is a network share only accessible via IP address?

PCH is the Popcorn Hour A-110 SMB share. I am in a domain and I am running a DNS server. I am using a M1n1wall running Pfsense with DNS forwarding to the domain server. DNS resolution does not seem to ...
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veto files on a Windows Samba Share

On Linux you can just edit the smb.conf file and add a veto files setting to ignore and delete certain files, this came in really handy as both OS X and Windows love to create extra files. However, ...
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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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Changing permissions on Windows share from OS X?

How can I change permissions on a Windows file server from a script on OS X? In Windows, this can be done with the cacls command. Is there a way to do this from OS X?
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Can I install a different Samba client on OSX Lion?

Right now I am using the standard OSX Lion Samba Client to connect to my Windows 2008 Samba Shares. Is there an alternative client to the one that ships with OSX Lion? I am experiencing software ...
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How can i see mac folder colours on pc?

My colleagues mark folders on mac server using their macs, and sometimes tell me i've marked those folders in green. I'm wondering if there's any mean to see what colours got assigned to what folders ...
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Remove 'file locked for editing' attribute from MS Word/ Excel documents

In the same essence as this question Excel file locked for editing. Is there a command I can type to remove the lock flag? for example: attrib -R example.docx -- The story -- In our office we ...
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access denied to existing files on osx share

My computer, Mac1 (Mountain Lion), has smb share Share1 that is browsable from computer Win1 (Windows 7). Mac1\User1 is the user account on Mac1 and has rw permissions on Share1. From Win1, User1 can ...
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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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kxsmb not downloading libs folder

I have been trying for quite some time to download the libs folder which contains talloc_stack.h, talloc.h, libsmbclient.h, libsmbclient.a, libtalloc.a, libtdb.a, libwbclient.a, libtevent.a files.But ...
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Mac users can copy and paste, but can't drag and drop using ExtremeZ-IP

When mounting a Windows Share using afp:// (via ExtremeZ-IP) users cannot drag and drop files, but they can copy and paste. If the share is mounted using smb:// they have no problem. Anyone have any ...
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Symbolic linking in an SMB share?

I have read/write access to an SMB share, but I do not have access to the box itself. My end goal is to create a symbolic link of some sort inside the share to another share, so that other devices ...
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How to share a Windows 7 Library while preserving its 'one-ness'?

My media server with all my movies is running Windows 7. I have two folders on different drives I want to share, E:\Movies and F:\Movies, so I've combined them with a library called "Movies," so I can ...
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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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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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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 ...