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

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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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Remove cached credentials without logging off [duplicate]

How to remove cached credentials without logging off? - iam not saying about saved user/password in "rundll32.exe keymgr.dll, KRShowKeyMgr" For instance I am entering my admin storage by UNC: ...
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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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Attempting to copy a .zip file over SMB results in “Invalid argument” [migrated]

I am on OS X Yosemite. I have connected to my work via VPN. I have mounted a share on the VPN over SMB. I can see the .zip file that I want (I just created it) but I cannot copy it: Rammy:Main ...
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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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Samba fails to connect to VMWare CentOS guest from Mac Mavericks host

Trying to connect through smb to my VMWare guest at 192.168.0.138:139 gives me the following message: There was a problem connecting to the server "192.168.0.138" This file server will not ...
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How to fix LanmanServer and srvnet error?

We have a PC running Windows7 Enterprise. The PC can access the Internet and communicates with other workstations (i.e: I can RDP connect to it), but it cannot access any file shares. I tracked down ...
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How can I make VLC stream continuously?

I'am trying to watch a movie in VLC. The movie is in a local SMB share via wireless and I'm using a Mac 10.10. When I start the movie, it starts downloading at 7MB/s for a few seconds (which is good) ...
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Mapped drives “stuck” on Windows 7 after disconnecting them..solutions?

Some digging around suggests that this is a common-ish problem, but instead of workarounds, I'd like to see if there is a way to fix this once and for all. Having to restart the shell to get basic ...
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Have TELNET, SSH and FTP access but can't connect through Windows Explorer

I used to be able to connect to a certain computer through the normal Windows File Explorer. But since 3 days ago this access has not been possible. I can connect through SSH, TELNET and FTP, but ...
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Every time I login to windows I get the "Could not reconnect all network drives” message

I've tried both of the suggestions mentioned in this thread, but neither of them worked. I have 4 file shares hosted on a file server running on my local network. These shares are set to ...
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Cannot access mhddfs pool on OS X machine from another OS X machine via network

On OS X 10.10, I've created a pool of HFS+ drives using mhddfs 0.1.10 (from MacPorts), as discussed in this previous question. In order to mount the FUSE mhddfs, I use a command similar to the ...
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Windows XP “Run Command” not connecting to network drives

This is a recent problem; I have 5 PC's on a home network and two PC's (desktop and laptop) that now have the following problem. To connect to an unmapped network drive, I would typically click Start ...
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Difference between Windows Server and a regular Linux distribution

We need a server at work just to set up an SMB shared folder and to run just one application, what would be the difference between buying a server that runs Windows Server 2008 and building a custom ...
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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 protect an SMB shared directory with a password on WIndows Server 2008?

There is this directoy inside a shared resource that's accessible to everyone and I have to secure it so only one user can have access to it, so I proceeded to create their account and then set the ...
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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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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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Mapping a SMB share in Windows

I have a SMB/AFP network share that needs to be accessed via Windows and Mac computers. The AFP side works fine for the Mac OS X clients. However, I can't get it to map on Windows. I've tried the ...
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Assessing Performance in Process Explorer: Varying Block Sizes

I am trying to assess the performance of my scientific software using Process Explorer, with the files both locally on our blade server (Dell VRTx, Windows Server 2012) and over the network from ...
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Move files between two windows file shares on the same server

Using Windows 7 I have a server with shared folders set up. If I open one of them and take a file and move it to a subfolder it's instant - the file is obviously only being moved on the server. The ...
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What happens when I copy or move a file between different directories of a SMB file server?

I'm wondering if moving or copying files between directories that belong to the same SMB server involves the files moving over the network from the original directory to my pc, and then again from my ...
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Is it possible to mount VHD image over smb with ftp backend?

Let's say I mount remote ftp server folder to a local folder using fuse. Then I setup samba and create a share pointing to local ftp folder. Can I place a VHD image on that share and then mount it in ...
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Disable Vagrant SMB on Windows?

Vagrant and smb can't seem to be disabled. Tried: config.vm.synced_folder ".", "/vagrant", disabled: true How do you disable the automatic smb share on Vagrant using HyperV.
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Mount SMB share without 2GB filesize limit in OSX Lion

I want to mount a network attached drive onto OSX Lion with Samba. Usually I do this in Finder with "Go>Connect to Server" and type "smb://192.xxx.xx.xxx" in the Server Adress field, however doing ...
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ACLs on UNC share slowing down access

We have the following structure Share Container Dir1 Dir2 Previously Everyone had full access on Share and that was propagated down. We removed the Everyone group and added ...
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Deny acess to file-shares (SMB)?

There are security policies like: Deny logon locally Deny logon on through Remote Desktop Services Deny access this computer from network Is there any policy to deny specific users/groups to ...
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Ricoh Aficio MP171SPF: Scan to Folder not working

The scanning functionality on my MP171 is not working over my network. All the necessary configurations have been made using the web interface, but it cannot authenticate. It throws several different ...
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Why do different du versions report different file sizes?

at our organization we have a windows file server, which I use to store a large number of files. This file server is mounted using smbmount on 2 clusters. Cluster A runs CentOS 4.8, and du version ...
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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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PC connects to Samba Server automatically

This is a situation where the PC connects to Samba Server (SMB) automatically. I first realized this was happening on a Windows 8.1 laptop, which is a refurbished HP Pavilion g7 from HP. When booting ...
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Automount SMB using keychain password

Is there a way to use the automount service to mount my NAS share but without specifying my password in my SMB path? Currently, I have the following: /etc/auto_master # # Automounter master map # ...
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Is it possible to share files over multiple protocols?

If you have a (linux) server, is it possible to share certain files and folders using more than one protocol? For example, sharing a file over SMB and NFS. If it is possible, is this recommended? Or ...
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Play video from SAMBA share on Android--Any shared volum from Linux or Winodows

I use Ubuntu12.10 with Gnomeshell Installed latest version of samba share, configured to share my Video folder ,access restricted via login(uid n password needed) SMB share accessed via Solid ...
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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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Can access public shares for ANONYMOUS user from Android device but not from windows 8

At our office we have multiple PCs (Win 8.1) and after enabling windows publics share and disabling password protected sharing we've noticed that the feature was enabled on some PCs but on some ...
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How to copy file to Windows share (using command line) without asking for user's help, if possible at all?

I need to copy a file from my OS X machine to a remote Windows share. Currently, I first use open and then cp -f myFileName /Volumes/TheRemoteShareName/myFileDestinationName.txt". Is there a way ...
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Effective bandwidth for SMB/SSH file transfers over a wireless/ethernet network

I have a Windows (7) machine A connected by 802.11n to a router, and from there via Ethernet 100Mbps to a Linux machine B running SMB and SSH services. I'm copying a large file from B to A, using the ...
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Configuring a samba share

Ubuntu server 14.04 My head is full of networking stuff right now and I just can't get my head around samba. I need a share that allows read and write access to authenticated users only, with no home ...
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How to cd into smb://user@100.100.100.100 from terminal?

I am using ubuntu and gnome on my computer. When I open up File Browser, on the left hand rail, I see conveniently a folder called "Work Server". When I mouse over it, the following caption appears ...
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What does “local mode” mean for Samba user?

smbpasswd has an -L flag available, which is described in the manual as “Run in local mode”. What does this really mean?
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How to display currently connected users/workstations to a Windows SMB Share?

I'am just looking for a way to view the currently connected peers to a Windows SMB share? For example: I want now to see who is connected to the Windows server and is he doing any file transfers?
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Can't upload file > 4MiB on SMB share

for a few weeks now, I no longer can upload files to my Samba server. I didn't changed the configuration nor update Samba for it to happens. I had Samba 4.1.5 when it happened, so I tried to update to ...
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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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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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Why are my Windows shared drives so slow on my Android phone?

I think I've tried two file managers so far on my Galaxy Note 2, ASTRO and ES. Both have the LAN share function. They both do work eventually, but accessing those shared drives on my Windows machines ...
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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 files over network - accessing files on a Mac from a Win7 machine

This is one of those questions that has a million web sites explaining how simple it is, but for some reason I'm living in some edge case that is being difficult. First the details: Mac is running ...
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Copying between a remote share on Win2008R2 and Windows 7 is unbearably SLOW

I manage servers in 3 remote locations. Copying files from my workstation (Windows 7) and the remote servers (Windows 2008R2) is painfully slow. Yes my network card drivers are up to date, yes I can ...
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Automount SMB share when NAS becomes available

I have a NAS server at home which shares content through SMB. The NAS server isn't always on, only really use it when I need to, so I use WOL (WAKE ON LAN) etc... Is it possible to automatically ...