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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Windows laptop can't connect to network drive after sleep - name resolution issue

I have a NAS device on the local network, called WD-NAS. I've mapped a public shared called WD-NAS\Public to drive S:\ on both the laptop and a desktop computer connected to the same network. The ...
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windows 8 + samba ubuntu 20.04 lab issue

I just spun up a ubuntu server 20.04 vm and am able to see it on my network at 192.168.1.xxx and I've enabled samba Now i've got a few shares setup: Share 1: user home folders Share 2: users on ...
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Share Wi-Fi connection to ethernet and to the hotspot at the same time

I know that we can use the basic share feature to share the wifi connection to the Ethernet port, or to the Microsoft direct connection (Hotspot), but I can't share the wifi connection to the Ethernet ...
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Transferring data between computers on the same network

Why transfer rate is much higher when transferring to remote PC with copy and paste via Remote Desktop application than when you access to PC on network and copy files to the folder it shares and ...
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“Multiple Connections to a server or shared resource by the same user, using more than one user name, are not allowed” when using same credentials

I've having trouble with Windows 10 and mounting multiple shares on a NAS on the network. Everytime I log in I get an error telling me that some network drives couldn't be mounted. If I then try to ...
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How to correctly map an “on-demand-only” network drive under Windows 10 Home

My girlfriend uses a network share at work, i.e. while physically present in the office with her laptop, or from home using a VPN connection. She uses Windows 10 Home (19041.610) and has added a ...
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move files on a network folder into Recycle bin via cmd

My goal is to move some files into recycle bin using a cmd file. I've done that with Cmdutils/recycle and it works great when files are stored on my computer (windows 10). Unfortunately those files (...
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Why the smb share is still available after I turned off my laptop smb service?

I have turned off my smb share in windows 10 by going to control panel -> Programs -> Turn Windows features on or off -> untick all smb service : But when I access the smb server from my ...
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Computer can't access a shared folder configured on other computer while other computer can

Problem Can't connect to another computer shared folder on Windows 10 Professional. Description I have one server with a shared folder that's accessible by multiple computers at the moment. However ...
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Sharing Wifi with LAN on Windows 10 and connecting to two different Wifi hot spots

I've connected my Intel NUC (running Ubuntu) with my Thinkpad Laptop (running Windows 10), via LAN. I've set a static ipv4 address to both devices and voila: LAN works. But... The Intel NUC has no ...
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Mount Windows folder on Hyper-V Ubuntu without user password

I have a Windows 10 Pro host with Hyper-V and Ubuntu 18.04.4. I want to mount a Windows folder in the VM to enable file exchange, for which I used this tutorial. Unfortunatly when I try to run the ...
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Improve the following VBScript share drive output to txt

I'm using the following VBScript to generate current share drive for users I would like to improve the efficiency of the MappedDrives.txt Now the output is like this H: (\\singsfile03\apps) I: (\\...
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Windows 10: Getting the SMB version in use for a specific remote host?

I have set up a SAMBA server on Ubuntu. I set the minimum protocol to SMB2, maximum to SMB3. Now, I can connect to the shared path from Windows, and I want to know which protocol (SMB2 or SMB3) Window ...
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Unable to access UNC directory in PSEXEC mode

I tried accessing a UNC path through psexec and it is showing the error Get-ChildItem : Cannot find path '\\test\test_directory' because it does not exist. + CategoryInfo : ObjectNotFound:...
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Can deleting files from a samba share locally cause problems with a clients connection?

Im having an issue with a rpi4 based samba share. When I SSH into the server and delete a file locally, the connection to my one and only client seems to become less than reliable. Files that the ...
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Where is the local temporary file stored, when opening a 2 GB file from a (remote) shared folder?

Let's say ComputerA has a shared folder C:\data\ containing a 2 GB file audio.wav . On ComputerB (connected to ComputerA in LAN), I can easily open \\ComputerA\data\audio.wav in an audio editing ...
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Can you create a windows folder share using a local user group instead of a user to permit access?

Given I know how to set up a folder share on Windows 10 to allow [Everyone|Authenticated Users|specified users] access to a network share. I recently tried to define share access using a local group, &...
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Can I write to a Windows network share from Linux (RHEL 8.2) without sudo rights?

There is a network share with an address that looks like \\my_network_share\folder1$\folder2\folder3. I have an application under RHEL 8.2 that needs to write files to this share. From the ...
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Local wifi file transfer slow on WiFi

I have couple of laptops connected to home Wi-Fi network. All are running Windows 10. I've set my wifi as private n/w and turned on network discovery on all the PCs. All of them appear in the Network ...
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File and printer sharing option keeps disabling itself

Details I'm using windows 7 home basic SP1 ,and I have couple of courses on my pc ,I wish to watch it on my iPad vlc media player Earlier I had achieved this on an Android device ,where I had ...
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Share internet by 2nd lan?

I have 2 machines. 1st machine had 2 of LAN. IP: 192.168.1.101 (internet) IP: 172.10.1.101 2nd machine had 1 of LAN. IP: 172.10.1.102 I want to use internet on 2nd machine by using 1st machine's ...
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Windows XP asking for password to access to Windows 10 shared folder

I shared a folder from my windows 10 machine with windows xp machine. I can ping both machines. and when I type the IP address of my xp machine in the windows 10 search bar it works and I can access ...
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I can ping but I can't access to shared folder

I've two machines one with XP OS and the other with win10. they can see each other via ping command because they are connected to the same domaine. the problem is when I share a folder on the xp ...
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Transfer data between 2 shares mounted from 2 different interfaces

I have a computer with 2 shares: a remote Azure Cloud file share mounted through WLAN and a local NAS file share mounted through Ethernet. It seems Linux' network manager supports being connected to 2 ...
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Unable to browse to network shares on same subnet

We recently had a new VoIP phone system installed from Star2Star with brand new Yealink T46S phones, and I've been chasing networking issues down ever since. It started on the day of installation, one ...
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How to set different UID and GID for each NFS folder in Windows 10

I have two NFS servers running Ubuntu (server0, server1). My client is on Windows 10. The Unix accounts for this client on each servers have different UID and GID, it is something like 1002,1002 on ...
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Windows 10 file share not working over different networks

I have a windows share created on a different network for storage until recent this was working fine, but now it seems I can't copy files to the share, but I can copy from the share, I've checked the ...
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Upgraded to Samba 4.11 and now windows 10 doesn't see the server

I had samba working as a standalone server on a Centos 8 server and a windows 10 client. Then I upgraded to samba 4.11 and everything broke down. Here's the smb.conf file [global] path = /srv/...
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Issue connecting to network servers through explorer by hostname but not by IP

I realise this is a pretty tedious thing to diagnose without being able to see the issue in front of you but i'll try to provide as much info as I can. I've tried several things mentioned online and ...
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Git cannot write to a directory created on a Windows network share from macOS regardless of it being macOS/Windows Git

I have a Windows server which exposes a directory for sharing on the local network using the built-in directory sharing tools from Windows. This server has a user account on it which I'm using in all ...
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Cannot access nas from wired network but with wifi yes

I please need help to understand one problem that is driving me crazy. I have at home a lan network and recently i had to change router, so i put one that i already had: an Archer D7 from tp-linlk ...
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Mount samba share as if it was a local drive or folder in Windows

I have a fileserver running FreeNAS (FreeBSD), serving a Samba share with my music on it. I also have a Windows 10 computer with Traktor DJ 2 installed. Traktor DJ 2 fails to read anything from the ...
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Can I know all shared folders with my account in network?

I would know all share folders that I already had access permission to read, modify ...etc. And if I would check any username permissions to list all share folders for them in the company network? ...
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Accessing windows shared drive encrypted using SafeGuard LanCrypt from linux

A containerized python application running in Linux machine needs to continuously read files from a windows shared drive which is encrypted using SafeGuard LanCrypt. To let the python have access to ...
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Have to use “net use /delete \\server\resource” first time I try to connect to Samba share from Win10

I am running Windows 10 64-bit build 1903 on the client machine and Samba (whatever is the latest version) on an Ubuntu 20 machine. To connect to a samba share from the Win10 machine, from Win10 file ...
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Can I share folders on a LAN using NTFS alone?

I've run several searches, here, here and here including many replies on SE to try and address a simple question: In a Windows NTFS only environment, if I wanted to use NTFS alone to share folders on ...
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Programmatically sending TCP/IP print commands to a USB thermal printer over local network

I'm trying to print out tickets on a thermal printer installed on multiple Windows OS. These thermal printers are USB printers and not network printers. An application (written in Java) needs to send ...
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Connecting to network share from Windows Server fails with “organizations's security policies block unauthenticated guest access”

I am trying to connect from Windows Server to CIFS share. Either using command net use z: \\ip\sharename /USER:user pasword /PERSISTENT:yes or using mouse click on This PC and then *Map Network Drive&...
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What are the functional differences to Share permission settings between unchecking allow, checking deny, and removing the group?

I'm reading up on Share vs NTFS permissions, but would like to understand the overall mechanics in more detail. My question is mostly directed at a resultant perspective, but I'd still appreciate in ...
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Windows 10 -> share on Linux: Not accessible by typing “\\ip” only, but works with “\\ip\directory name”

I have installed Samba on a Raspberry Pi (running some sort of Linux). If I type "\\[Pi's IP]", it fails after a long delay. I added the Pi's credential the Credential Mananger -> ...
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GPOs and files from a network share

I want to use some files in my GPOs (on Windows 10), mostly some scripts or other files which I simply want to copy. The problem is that they are on a network share and the GPOs are in the Computer ...
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Windows' private network map for myself

Is it possible to somehow set up a "private" network map just for myself in Windows? I want to setup a network map into my own disk in Windows, on a common/shared machine, but don't want ...
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How to check that my network settings are suitable

I look at the properties for my C: drive in Windows 10 and it says that it is shared in the network. It also appears if I browse the network I don't remember sharing the C drive and I don't know why ...
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cannot find samba on local network, runing on proxmox lxc centos container

I have a server with proxmox on ip 192.168.0.200 with a unique lxc container (privileged) on ip 192.168.0.254 running centos 8 and samba server installed on it. Configuration done on centos: users ...
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Permanent mount to NetGear Nas CIFS share - Problems

Sorry for the boring problem but I'm pulling my hair out. I've read loads and tried loads from various linux sites but I just can't seem to get it right. I'm trying to mount a CIFS share I have on a ...
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Can not open shared folders on my Ubuntu PC by its name until I open one of them using IP

There are few Win10 and 1 Ubuntu PCs in my local network. I can see only Win PCs and a router in my Network, while Ubuntu PC is invisible. When I try to connect to the Ubuntu PC by its name I receive ...
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How can I share a HDD over the internet?

What I want is, to share an external HDD (Let us say drive F:) on the internet so that anyone can access it. The people with access should be able to read/write from/to the HDD directly. I know this ...
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Cannot access network drive even though set privileges are valid

I have a network drive that can be accessed from different accounts belonging to different groups. I've picked one such account and added all groups it belongs to, to a different account that has no ...
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what is File and Printersharing in windows 10

I am new to networking and will be happy, if someone could explain what does File and Printer-sharing mean and what that does? What happens if i deactivate it or if I let it be activated?
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Windows Reconnect to NAS on Wakeup

Running Windows 10, I am frequently connected to a NAS on my local network. After putting my machine to sleep for a period of time I get these messages on wakeup, for each Explorer window which was ...

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