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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Lower Windows Explorer timeout when looking for mapped network shares that are not available on the network

I have a Windows 10 Pro laptop that has some LAN network shares mapped to drive letters. When my laptop is not at home, Windows Explorer is very slow to open. I assume because it is trying to connect ...
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Error message when trying to rename directory on NAS share with Windows Explorer

Using SSH from my Windows 10 Notebook I copied the folder SichTmp02122022_Profiles to the directory schr (both residing on the same Share of my NAS, a My Cloud EX2 Ultra) according to: cp --no-...
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Can't Access Network Drive On Ethernet-Shared PC

I am unable to access the network drive I have set up on my Ubuntu PC (ubu) from any device on the network, and I believe it's due to the fact that I am using windows ethernet-share from my primary ...
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Connecting computers

Have a switch with internet connection. To this switch are connected two computers. And also wi-fi router. To router is then connected another computer. What is the best way to connect two computers ...
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Not all Linux SMB shares are accessible from Windows

I have two problems with accessing SMB shares from Windows (Windows Server 2022). On my Linux server (EuroLinux RHEL) I installed an SMB server and got it working. At first I had only one share (\...
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What might be stopping my laptops from seeing each other? They can both see a third computer on the network, but can't see each other?

I have a Windows 10 Dell XPS, and a new Windows 11 Dell XPS that I wish to migrate my files to. Whatever I try though, I can't get either laptop to see each other. Yet they BOTH can see my wife's ...
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Windows 7: Merge network drive and local partition

(When I speak of "distributed data storage" in this question I mean literally distributing the data so half is on one disk/folder and half is on the other) Both computers in my situation are ...
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Win 11 access denied between networked computers

I have 2 Dell XPS desktop computers (both 8940) running Win 11, connected by ethernet with a router - Wi-Fi is turned off on both computers. File Explorer on both computers lists mypc1 and mypc2 under ...
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Windows 10 Enterprise/Education/LTSC and Insecure Guest Logon issue with Printing, error 0x0000011b

The reason for this intro: there's a ton of outright false information on the Internet about this pernicious issue. Here's the situation. A company of a friend of mine has Windows 10 LTSC workstations ...
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Prioritize PC with same host names

I have two computers (desktop & laptop), where the laptop needs to access a drive on the desktop (for backups etc.). My current solution is as follows: I have OpenVPN network with the desktop as ...
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Why does opening a file in Read block others from opening in Read+Write on a Windows Network Drive?

We have an Excel file that we use for data entry (located on a network drive). We also have a python script on a server pulls data from the file. Based on Computer Management, the file is opened on ...
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How to copy/duplicate a folder on a Network Share

Edit: Well, I don't know what changed, but it is now working as I expect. Not very helpful, sorry. In Windows Explorer, when I Select a network shared folder and try to duplicate it using copy/paste, ...
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Can't open a mount point folder which is within a NFS share

I have a raspberry pi. I have shared the /home/pi/ folder via NFS like this: contents of /etc/exports /home/pi *(rw,all_squash,insecure,async,no_subtree_check,anonuid=1000,anongid=1000) From ...
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Can I hide specific network shares from sidebar in Windows Explorer?

I have a number of network drives mapped and other network locations added to Windows Explorer so I can have quick access to other network shares for backups and whatnot. I also added some FTP ...
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Why can't I see the contents of PC2 from PC1?

PC1: Windows 10 Pro, paid for product key PC2: Windows 10 Home, did not pay for product key, logged in with same Microsoft account as PC1, does not show the "Activate Windows" watermark in ...
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Using Ethernet for Network Devices and Drives but WiFi for Internet Access

At my office we have a 5G WiFi that is faster and more reliable than the locally provided internet service that we have set up to our server. Is there any way to remain connected to the Ethernet/...
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Network Share Folder

I'm having this issue with my shared folder that it keeps asking for credentials, where I have already disabled it. The folder I want to access its located in one VM that I have locally here (Hyper-V)...
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Windows: How to check from client the files opened on a network folder

I have a program that has to connect to a folder shared from a server, and I need to know which files and subfolders it is trying to open. Using net use only displays the root of the network folder, ...
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Shared folder on Windows 10 machine takes ages to access and do anything

I have a simple server in my network running Windows 10, that I'm planning to use as a network storage for users to save and access files via Windows shares on LAN. I already have a computer serving ...
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How to automaticaly refresh network drive state?

On my main PC I have automated script which is looking and processing data inside of a few network drives of some remote PCs. But sometimes are network drive disconnected and I need to automaticaly ...
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Cannot share folder between pc and laptop even they see each others

I have PC and Laptop , I wanted to share files from PC and access them from Laptop through ethernet cable , I connected to internet via Laptop Wi-Fi and connect ethernet cable between PC and Laptop , ...
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How to turn on network discovery for a specific network on Windows 10?

I have two network adapters connecting to different networks A and B. I want to turn on network discovery for adapters/network B only but changing the setting in Network and Sharing Center seems to be ...
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When managing permissions via network on a remote PC, can't list or add users on the managed PC (no AD): What I am doing wrong?

This is not a duplicate question. Please read thoroughly and completely before closing it. Similar questions or their solutions either are related to AD or did not work. Having said this: I have two ...
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Windows 10: Limit network file share to specific network(s) only

I have the situation, that I would like to share some files/folders from my laptop on my home network, but I don't want to share these when I am connected to any other network. I know that I can ...
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"RAID 1"-like network filesystem or synchronization

I would like to have a network filesystem (and/or synchronization setup) that behaves roughly like RAID 1 mirroring works for hard drives: Copies of every file are kept on every host, so that if you ...
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Symlinks in Samba

I have a samba share in my personal computer (Linux) for accessing from my notebook and phone. I also use rsync to sync some folders. The problem is I have some relative symlinks which are shared as ...
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SMB/Samba shares accessible but not automatically listed on Windows 10

I have many SMB/Samba shares defined on my local network: on a NAS, on a multimedia drive, on a Mac, on a Windows 10 Pro machine, on a Windows XP virtual machine, and on a Lubuntu 18.04 virtual ...
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How do I logout of a smb connection on Windows?

I'm connected to a Linux smb share via Samba from Windows and have logged in using account "jim". Now I want to logout of Jim's account and login as "fred", because account Jim has ...
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How do I create a network replicated drives on my windows computers?

I want to have a directory that I can share over my home wifi network with all three of my windows computers(two windows 10 and one windows 11. Right now windows 11 computer is not that important to ...
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Does the access speed depend on the number of files on a network share?

In our office we use a RAID5 of SSDs as a network share on a linux server. This share is accessed as a network drive from Windows-PCs and Mac. Sometimes this network share becomes awfully slow in ...
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Does the access speed depend on the number of files on a network share? [duplicate]

In our office we use a RAID5 of SSDs as a network share. This share is accessed as a network drive from Windows-PCs and Mac. Sometimes this network share becomes awfully slow in terms of access times ...
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Drive is disconnected but still appears as a shared drive

I have a USB drive shared from a Raspberry Pi via Samba. Everything works fine, but when I disconnect the USB drive, the mounting folder (/media/usb1) still exists and its still being shared through ...
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How to access guest's Samba server on local network avoiding Window's share

At the moment I'm having trouble getting anyone to log on to the network (via \\26.x.x.x IP), so typing \\26.x.x.x in Explorer redirects to Windows's computer, not linux's Samba. It's possible to ...
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Mounting a Linux share with a single account on RDS for all users

I have this situation: a Linux server (CentOS 7) providing access to some of its files through samba This server is not currently joined to the Windows domain and cannot be for practical reasons a ...
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Windows 10 File Sharing fails, but can access shared folder using RUN -> \\OTHER_PC\Shared_Folder succeeds

I have two Windows 10 PCs on our home private LAN - one an XPS13, the other an XPS15. I have C:\Users\Public shared on the XPS13. I have file sharing turned ON under 'Private Networks', and password ...
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Sharing a Windows mapped drive over a seperate network

I'm trying to set up a way to share over my local network another shared network drive folder. My server is in the middle of 2 networks (2 NICs) and can get network shares from "X" network ...
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Windows 11 denying access to files from another computer after deletion

I have a windows 10 PC that I have 3 network drives on. I have a Windows 11 laptop that I normally use to access these files. I normally run certain software off of the network shares, and small ...
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Force refresh on Windows' client side when the Samba server gives an outdated file?

Let's say that there is a file F on a Linux system EXT4. F is shared through Samba. First, I open F on a Windows client. Now, a process on the Linux system updates F. But the Windows client still sees ...
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SMB File share is reachable through ping but its not accessible from file explorer

A specific SMB share hosted on an Azure VM used to be accessible from File Explorer on all on-premises servers, however the share is no longer accessible on almost all servers, even though no changes ...
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Windows Resisting Connection to Host

This may be YAWFTM (Yet Another Windows Failure) but I have to ask yet again how to get Windows to observe its configuration. A Windows 10 laptop is configured to connect to local machines variously ...
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Ubuntu: PyCharm Workspace does not work on CIFS WS2022 Share

I have the following setup: Windows Server 2022 CIFS share. Mounted in an Ubuntu 20.04.4 LTS over an /etc/fstab mount. The plan is to share an PyCharm Workspace from the Windows world to a linux ...
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Cannot access network folder from local server on my machine

I have network folder (\\domain.corp\work), which I can access in a program (executed in terminal) with my user (filip) on my machine (DESKTOP-MI7V4AE): on host [DESKTOP-MI7V4AE.localhost], domain [...
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Mount SMB share (CIFS) to container using secured credentials or token

I have a docker-compose setup that runs my Linux development environment on Windows. A number of these containers need to mount smb drives using LDAP credentials. The way this woks now is by adding a ...
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Azure VPN : Can ping server / FQDN but can not access network folder

I am able to connect to Azure VPN successfully, I can ping by IP address and host name, but when I open file explorer it hangs until "network path can not be found"
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Suddenly getting "error 53" when mapping drives to SMB shares between Windows 10 systems

I'm suddenly getting failures when trying to map drives or access shares via UNC on a target system. The shares cannot be accessed using the network name (\\computername) or IP address (\\192.168...). ...
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How to un-share a shared folder?

I have shared a folder which I want to now un-share. Folder properties: Advanced sharing: I don't see an option to stop the folder from being shared. What is the way to un-share a shared folder?
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Win 10 home networking - Unable to cut, copy, or paste a folder or text file into the "root" of the "shared" folder

I'm unable to cut, copy, or paste a folder or text file into the "root" of the "shared" folder, from desktop to laptop, at home over Wi-Fi. Although, I can cut, copy, and paste ...
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Why does network drive periodically become unavailable?

I have two desktops on my home LAN. They both render images and deposit those image to a shared location. This had been a cloud service for a while, but I recently just shared the folder on my LAN so ...
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Script to reconnect Windows 10 to network share

A persistent and unremedied failure of Windows networking is its inability to reflect mounted shares as they come online. The two machines can ping one another indefinitely and still, the red X next ...
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Execute the batch file from UNC path

I am running the batch file on my local machine which calls the exe on network share. Will it consume the memory of my local machine and does the exe gets copied on my local machine before starting it....
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