Questions tagged [file-sharing]

Allowing more than one user to have access to a file. This can be via a network share, some method of cloud storage, using an FTP server, or other methods.

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Windows file share seems to change the network interface even though connecting via ip

Between two windows servers I have a connection to the standard LAN (which is the default gateway) on the 10.0.0.0/24 network, I also have a direct connection between the two servers which is on its ...
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Limiting number of simultaneous users to a shared folder in windows

This is regarding the option in advanced sharing dialog of windows while enabling folder sharing. "limit number of simultaneous users to" What action causes the OS to take into account as ...
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Windows 10 since v.1903 can't Browse home network anymore

So I know Windows 10 stopped installing SMBv1 by default. I'd manually enabled it and had been happy with my home networking and able to browse among home workstations. However, beginning a recent ...
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Why does a Samba file share give one Windows client a “Enter Network Credentials” dialog… with no fields to enter any credentials?

I have Samba setup to allow any computer on my LAN read/write access to a folder that is the destination for a scanner. They can all access it except one, my work computer on a domain (via VPN), ...
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Network drives from OSX not showing on PC

I recently wanted to share some drives from my Mac with my Windows 10 machine. I only wanted to share a couple of folders but couldn't quite figure it out so I simply typed the IP of my Mac in the Run ...
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How to debug Network File Access in Windows 10?

I'm trying to enable file sharing access between 2 Windows 10 PCs. Main PC Surface Main PC I already enabled this, and UN = jdoe PW = allStar123! Am I forgetting something else ? Surface I ...
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WebDAV service mounted as Windows folder doesn't allow uploading files exceeds size of 260k

I built an Apache WebDAV service using Docker and Traefik tech stack. It works fine when I access it from smartphone app or Linux PC. But when I upload a file larger than around 260k from Windows PC, ...
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Share large files through torrent - deluge

I am trying to share a large data file (~2.5 Gb) with a colleague using the bittorrent protocol. I am on Fedora 30 and I am using Deluge 1.3.15. To create the torrent file, I am following the steps ...
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Unable to run EXE's from network share

Before i begin let me inform you that I've already gone through other threads here regarding the same issue, none of them seems to have helped, therefore creating my own. The issue started recently, ...
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Samba share Windows 10 CentOS 8

I am a new linux user and i am trying to set up my centOS computer to be able to share files with my windows computer and i just cannot get it to work. The idea would be that i download something ...
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Synology DS: New domain user can access shared folder

I have a Synology DS215+ with DSM 6.0-7321 which is joined to a AD domain. Everything works fine with existing domain users. Now there is a new user that was added to the domain some days ago. He is ...
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How do I access a file share on a non-domain Windows 10 PC using my domain user account?

I'm a remote worker and I have two Windows 10 laptops. Both laptops are connected wirelessly to the same router at home. I log into my personal laptop with a Microsoft account. I log into my work ...
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How can I access a public folder on Windows 10 from Linux (Ubuntu 18.04) anonymously?

I have set up a shared directory on Windows 10 (18362) that allows guest access. Accessing it from another Windows machine works, no password is needed. However, when I try to access it from my Ubuntu ...
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How to auto-enable Media Streaming on startup?

What I've tried so far... Searched "enable media stream startup" on SuperUser, which netted 4 unrelated results (but one very interesting one!) Searched Google without much luck, and/or I'm just not ...
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Server slow to update “date modified” timestamps on SMB share

I have a Linux-based NAS server that is used for file storage. The server allows me share files over the network using SMB so that they can be accessed from Windows computers. When a program edits ...
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Login into xp machine from win 10

Ok so I got a windows xp and 10 machines connected to each other for file sharing (enabled the whole SMBv1 thing). Here is my problem, windows 10 recognize the xp machine but asks for a user name and ...
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Windows 10 cannot connect to Linux Samba shares, except from SMB1/CIFS

I have an issue under Windows 10 to access some Linux Samba shares with following error: Check the spelling of the name. Otherwise, there might be a problem with your network. To try to identify and ...
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How to configure Bitdefender's firewall to allow Azure File Share via port 445?

TL;DR - I am trying to mount a network drive in Windows 10 to Azure File Share. It only works if Bitdefender's firewall is disabled. How do I open Bitdefender's firewall to allow this? It seems ...
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can't connect to my android from windows via smb; what netsh command should

i'm trying to access files from my phone via smb on windows. doing it via the network mapping dialog isn't working -- i get an error. apparently, this is because windows is configured to connect to ...
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Can somebody with link can edit exe or APK files on google driver?

If I share an EXE or APK file with the option of editing on Google Drive, can anyone actually change it? I mean the file?
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How to change the password for file sharing in Windows 10

I have file sharing in Windows 10 (version-1909) working well with a password. I set the password sometime ago when there was a UserGroup option, by changing the UserGroup password. Now in recent ...
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Not Able to Access Windows 10 Folders From Windows 7 Machine

I am new to Windows 10 (build 1903) and am trying to network the new machine to my Windows 7 machine, and I'm soooooo close ... From my W10 machine, I can see my W7 folders fine. I had to log in with ...
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How can I access a directory shared by macOS 10.14 from Windows 98 SE?

On macOS I have enabled "File Sharing" in the "Sharing" section of the "System Preferences" application. It says "File Sharing: On" and "Other users can access shared folders on this computer, and ...
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New files cannot read other computer, sharing folder from windows server

i'm create website using PHP then i put in windows server. Website running normally i'm also to sharing folder program to client (LAN) and set permission to Everyone can read files. When user upload ...
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Windows 10 Sharing - Clients ask for Password when password protected sharing turned off?

I hope this is a simple issue for someone to just point me at the right setting, but i'm having issues getting sharing working between PCs on my network. The issue is if any clients try and connect to ...
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net use succeeded but account/password check failed for WNetAddConnection2

I used a small console app in c#, the code was based on gist.github.com/AlanBarber/92db36339a129b94b7dd, to test Windows Networking API WNetAddConnection2 to list files in a specified folder in UNC ...
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How to make NullSessionShares take effect without a reboot?

I'm using Windows Server 2019 but other versions are probably the same. Our product runs on dedicated servers and uses a NullSessionShare (please don't worry about security there). In order for the ...
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Setup home wifi network for data sharing

Two questions, Currently I have the following setup 4G LTE MiFi device (150 Mbps) x 1 > broadband internet device Tenda wifi router (300 Mbps) x 1 > setup as AP for wired device 1 computer (PC1) with ...
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Process controlling file sharing windows 7

I want to know which process do control file sharing over LAN (like samba on linux) in windows 7. I think it's some of svchosts. The goal is speed-up file sharing to get rid of lags while watching ...
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Cloud storage - Shareable links from offline files/folders

Cloud providers or apps for notes often have off-line access mode, provided that the user changes the settings on files or folders that have to be available when the internet is not. It is also a ...
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Got a new router modem and cannot file share with LAN devices

With my old router I can share my pc folders without any problem Anything on the same network can view my PC shared folders I connected a new router and my pc ip v4 changed And now I cannot access ...
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Creating Shared OneNote Notebook for My Company

I'm working as a web developer contractor. Unfortunately I have found very little documentation in my new role. Is there any way to create a shared Microsoft OneNote Notebook so that my teammates and ...
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Networking Issues After Updating to Windows 10

I recently updated two computers from Windows 7 to Windows 10 that were on the same wired network and worked just fine. After the update, computer A and B can see both computers on the network. ...
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Which versions of Windows have NFS clients?

Which versions of Windows currently support mounting of Network File System (NFS) shares without the installation of 3rd party software? I know that Windows 10 Enterprise editions have always had an ...
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Having trouble accessing network shares from one particular computer on another particular computer

My desktop can connect to my media box. And my media box can connect to my laptop. But my desktop can not connect to my laptop. I've configured the network settings and share settings correctly. ...
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Windows redirects folders shares

I don't know if I'm writing my question in the right place, but, here it goes. My company owns a Windows Server 2012 R2 which shares some folders through our network. We're trying to access it ...
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Cannot Access Local Windows Share by Different Name

Does anybody know why its not possible to access a local Windows share (say c$) within the same computer using a different name that resolves to the same IP address. Example: Computer Name: COMP-1 ...
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What is an appropriate Microsoft solution to create a filesharing repository for only a subset of people at an organization?

Our organization has offices in different cities, and we want to create a filesharing solution only for people sitting at one particular office. Previously we used to have a Google drive folder and ...
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Shared drive showing as disconnected but still accessible

I hope this is on-topic for this site :) I have a Windows 10 PC that gets some network shares from group policy. These are applied at user logon. Currently, we have a network share that uses the J ...
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Should i go for a Server or Desktop for file sharing

So i live in Tanzania where internet is very expensive at low speeds. i.e. My current plan is 5Mbps for $60 per month. I have 4 heavy users who mostly download torrents and large files. My ...
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Samba share Mac issues

I've got a Pi setup with a small buildroot distro sharing an external drive over samba. It's mounted in /media/Data 1 and I'm sharing /media . The share works great when accessed from Windows or Linux,...
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Networking: Whether my local network resources are exposed under carrier grade NAT?

I am under Carrier Grade NAT. I have a network setup in home where there are many systems connected to network. All these systems have file sharing enabled. Also there are other resources being shared ...
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I cannot see my windows 10 PC from my MacBookPro even with the sharing settings on

I have enabled file and printer sharing on my Windows 10 Pro PC. However the PC does not appear on the Network in Finder Both of them connect to the same wifi network, and I am able to connect to ...
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Stale file handle on user mounted fstab defined share

I have a file server with a NFS server running. /etc/exports contains this line for the share: /mnt/datastorev2/data/<username> 192.168.20.*(rw,no_root_squash,no_subtree_check) 192.168.22.*(rw,...
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Windows 10 (1803) share folder in home network with password

As my long title implies, I have a windows 10 (version 1803) and a folder in it that I want to share. I want to use a password so every time the other PC in my network wants to use the files he needs ...
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Windows 10: can't drop files into the icon of a shared folder (but it works when I open it)

Dropping files into a close shared folder doesn't work (The folder has been created by another user (userB) connected to the same wifi network, I can open it and see the files of userB) When I open ...
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Word very slow openig file from file server share

Internet is full of useless advises on how to solve speed problem with Word. My problem has some unique characteristics, I did some tests and I need a focused hint on what to try next. Some users ...
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Windows reverting changes made by Linux to FAT32 partition

I have a laptop with dual-boot Windows 10 and Linux Mint 19 Tara installed to the internal M.2 SSD. Apart from all the OS-specific partitions, I have a 4 GB FAT32 partition on that SSD that I intended ...
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Cannot access administrative share in Windows 10

I cannot access the administrative share (\\machine\c$) on some machines in our domain. I have admin access to these machines. This problem seems to only affect laptops, which are connected via a ...
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How do I set up a shared folder between Kali and my windows machine (Given these restrictions?)

I'm currently trying to get a shared folder set up between my Pi3 running the 32bit version of Kali, and my windows machine. I am trying to do this across a corporate network which is throwing some ...

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