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Questions tagged [network-shares]

Generally used to share a resource over a network, including files and folders as well as printers or other physical devices

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Samba not showing any shares

When I run smbstatus --shares I see no shares listed. This is at the end of my /etc/samba/smb.conf: [Share] path = /var/www available = yes valid users = robert read only = no ...
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Network discovery and accounts other than Public

According to the Windows 7 help page entitled "What is network discovery?", it "affects whether your computer can find other computers and devices on the network and whether other computers on the ...
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What is the difference between using $ in a mapped drive and not using it?

I have a script that maps shared drives from a couple of different servers when a user logs on. I recently changed some of the servers where the mappings went. Now when the user logs on they are able ...
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How to enable access to a win10 shared folder from android VLC?

Let's say I have this H:\Films directory that I should like to have access to from my mobile (android) VLC player. On Win 10, I created a local user, stream and created a password for it. Then I ...
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Windows Map Network Drive for all user and still User own credentials for Shared Access

I have a Windows Mapping where I want to have shared folder already map with a general user when the user Login, But the user also have its own credetial different from the general user and they could/...
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Setting up a subfolder's permissions differently to the parent folder for Samba

In Ubuntu 16, I've previously set up some shares each with different permissions. But that was always with the same permissions for the folder and its subfolders (done by using the "write list" and "...
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Latency on a domain workstation when accessing a network share

This is the first time I've ever posted a question on any blog, but I'm at my wits end. I have a domain with about 50 users. I have one system that when trying to access a file share on a server in ...
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Directly link two machines while both are connected to a switch

Let's say I have two machines, both with dual (10Gbit) nics. One is my unraid server that acts as a NAS, among other things, the second is my desktop. Both boxes are connected to a Gbit switch. I can ...
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Samba clients can't establish new connections without Internet connectivity on server

I've encountered this strange issue where SMB clients can't establish a local connection with the SMB server if the server does not have an Internet connection. The local connection also slows down ...
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What are the differences between “Sharing permissions” and “Security permissions” for Windows shares?

I have been trying to learn Windows shares on an Active Directory domain with Windows 10 machines. By configuring sharing and security permissions, I find that these permissions are somewhat ...
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Not authorized to access to rename, edit or delete on windows share

I mapped the folder on a computer and sign in with the account (read and write). Now I can read the folder and files but the problem is I can't rename and delete or even copy files/folders. I try to ...
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Connect to device on different subnet

I have a main router(routerA) 192.168.1.1 3 routers connected with static ip 1.200,1.201,1.202 Each has dhcp server function on. In one of those routers a NAS with plex server is installed 192.168.0....
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Share folder from batch file without asking for admin rights and UAC

I'd like to run a batch file on a remote computer which shares a given folder with everyone. It has to do this without asking for admin rights in any way without popping up UAC dialog without ...
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Update old Links to Windows Shares

Hello Windows network professionals, assume that we have got a Windows network of over 1000 users has been running for over 10 years. The users have generated data and located them on different ...
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Can't see network shares and computers in win 10

I'm going crazy with this. PC1 is Win 10 Pro, has shares that are seen by other computers on network. This computer doesn't see any shared folder or even computer, but sees media devices, other ...
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Clients can't create symlinks on Samba share

As recommended in many answers to questions about samba shares and symlinks, I have tried explicitly enabling "follow symlinks" (although documentation says it is on by default) as well as enabling "...
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How to share a folder on a computer behind a router to nodes outside the router?

I want to share a folder on a computer X to several other nodes, say A, B, C, which are on the same LAN. X is behind a router, and the router's IP address might change over the time (it's DHCP-...
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How do I use Windows Share to share files and media in the local network without having to use my computer credentials?

Searching for ways to share files and media in the local network, mainly with my Android phone, I found many suggestions to use the Windows Share feature (actually, the Homegroup feature, but it was ...
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Windows 10 Pro Cannot UNC to network shares

I have a new surface book pro with Windows 10 Pro. On this machine alone I am unable to access my network shares. I have several other machines on my network that can access these shares without ...
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Remove dependency on single shared harddisk on Amazon Server

I have a php-application which runs on multiple application servers behind a load balancer. Let us assume this application is used to send bulk emails. Below is the given process : User hits an API ...
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Network share permissions

I try to reproduce this: 6 users involved: Ann, Betty, Charls, Danny, Edward, Fred 1 share: SHARE 3 folders: Optional, Personal, Questions SHARE (only those 6 can read) |_Optional (only Ann and ...
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Linux to Windows, can list smb shares but cannot mount

This is a really weird one and all the research I've done so far isn't panning out. I'm trying to connect to a Windows share from CentOS 7.5.1804 to Windows Server 2008 R2 (no snickering and let's ...
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Samba Share Regularly Hangs for Win 10 Client

I'm running samba 4.77 on Fedora 27 with Kernel 4.16.12. I've got a fairly basic samba config, which I have posted below. I use Windows 10 clients. This problem only ever seems to happen on my samba ...
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How to tell if a scanner can be used over the network with WIA (or another network protocol)

I have been searching for an ADF scanner/multifunction device that is visible as a scanning device in "Devices and printers" and/or to Windows's "Scan and fax" (since it's WIA-based) software while ...
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File sharing via USB NIC not possible

Environment Win 10 (1709) 64 bit Dell Latitude 7390 Dell Dock WD15 providing networking (Realtek USB GbE Family Controller) Description of issue The notebook behaves as expected network-wise, ...
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Access networkshare from 2 different domains

I have the following situation: A stand-alone server which has a folder shared (win 2k8 r2). A domain controller with terminal server (2x win 2016). Another domain controller with terminal server (2x ...
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Static UNC “shortcut” to network folder?

Is there a way to create a path like \\this_never_changes\static that maps to some arbitrary network location, in the same fashion as mapping a drive letter? I can't just map a drive letter, since I ...
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Know when a mapped network drive has been connected and disconnected

Scenario: A NAS which sometimes has its LAN cable unplug and plugged back again. Is there a way to know exactly when a mapped network drive has been phisicaly connected and disconnected? Like an entry ...
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How to configure sharing on a small Windows 10 network since HomeGroup is gone?

This is apparently a common problem but I have not found a solution. With the deprecation of HomeGroup after the release of Windows 10 version 1803, I cannot get two computers to maintain network ...
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Windows shares: Different folders for different users?

What is working right now is: On the server I have the folders \some\folder\share\alices-folder \some\folder\share\bobs-folder and the users alice and bob. The folder \some\folder\share is shared. ...
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Port 445 still open but i cannot connect (Use shared drive) to windows server 2003

Two days ago my windows server 2003 shared folders no longer accessible from other computers in the network. No Active Directory Domain, simple workgroup sharing. Turn on File and Printer Sharing on ...
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IPC$ Share - Can it be deleted?

Sometimes I cant access shared folders using an admin account because my computer has already established an anonymous connection to the IPC$ share. I use net use * /delete in cmd to clear current ...
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disable thumb.db on windows 10 network folder

I know this question has been asked million times on the net, but no registry approach or group policies approach I found works in Windows 10 for network drives with Windows Version from Mai 2018. I ...
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Safe sharing home network, single user Microsoft account without Homegroup

I have a home office with a workstation, and I just added another workstation and a laptop. All use windows10 professional and I use the same Microsoft account to login on all machines. I'm trying to ...
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Losing internet while connecting second Ethernet cable to access network share

I have a machine that runs CentOS 7, right now I am struggling with a network issue that I think is fairly easy to solve. I have an network share (NFS) that I can connect to and mount - this involves ...
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Windows network browsing, name resolution, permissions and printing issues

Windows network browsing, name resolution, permissions and printing issues Hi, I'm trying to configure some network shares on a Windows 10 Home 'server' (version 1709; build 16299.431) and a Windows ...
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No password query for Samba share, can't access

I've got a couple of units on a LAN, running Linux. On one machine I have three shares set up. One is wide open, guests allowed. The second is set up for two samba users, with the guest parameter ...
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How does the virualbox manage network connections of the hosted OS

[I'm new to Linux and virtualbox so this one is probably pretty simple] I've installed virtualbox on my Win10, created a VM and installed Ubuntu (18) on it. Afterwards, I've created a shared folder ...
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Windows 7 - Cannot access to network drives (NAS, Raspberry PI, etc)

I don't know why it's a bit of time I cannot access to network resources anymore. I noticed the issue first time when I cannot perfom access to my Raspberry Pi used to manage 3D printer. Usually I ...
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Saving multiple E-Mails with identical name locally too slow

I have a user who wants to backup E-Mails on our network shares. She does this by draging the mails and dropping them to the share that she wishes to backup her mails on. This creates an eml-file ...
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Experimenting with Windows Credentials settings broke some network access

Windows 7 / Fedora dual-boot Dell Precision M4800 laptop Under Windows and Linux, I had several network shared folders set up that worked for weeks, but it was annoying that in Windows I had to log ...
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How do i renable connecting a network drive using SMB1 since Windows 1709

I find today that I can no longer mount my Netgear ReadyNas drive because apparently it is using SMB1 and Windows 10 have disabled since release 1709. This is very problemaic because I need to access ...
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Windows 10 Pro client can't hit a Samba server (usual fixes failing)

I'm on a Windows 10 Pro (b16299) client (workgroup, not domain) can't access a Samba (v4.7.7 on Ubuntu 16.04) file server with a single share. Attempting to hit \FILESERVER from Explorer generates ...
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Report disk usage through SMB server

I have an SMB server (4.5.12-Debian) with several hard drives (all NTFS) attached as my local network backup storage. I would like to be able to see the current disk usage (free space / total space) ...
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WIndows 10 cant connect to/from network shares

Problem: I am unable to connect to/from Windows 7, Mac PCs and Raspberry PIs (Samba Shares on Raspbian) connected via LAN (via 2 dumb Netgear switches). I can ping in both directions without problems....
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Network error with Microsoft Office only

I am scratching my head on this problem and can't manage to even figure out the root cause of the issue. The network error dialog is a standard windows network access issue. It affects pretty much ...
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How to correctly find out what IP address to use for network sharing directories in WSL and Windows 10?

I came across this question here: Mounting network drive in Windows 10 bash? Where mounting network share directories between Windows 10 and WSL is supported in Windows 10 Creator's Update (1703). ...
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How law enforcement agencies catch culprit who uses shared network? [closed]

We have shared WiFi router, all my roommates use it. I want know if my any of roommate do some illegal activity (such as downloaded pirated stuff), how law enforcement agencies will catch the culprit ?...
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Cannot see computers on network

I have three Windows 10 machines on a network, on the same default network: WORKGROUP. One of them can see all three, call it Media-PC. The other two can only see each other but not Media-PC, call ...
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Stop Finder from buffering (network) videos in macOS (Sierra)

I'm using a VPN connection to my movie database at home. Unfortunately when I open it in Finder and click on a movie (mkv), before I can even open it or drag it somewhere, the bouncy ball comes into ...