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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Any way to share certain folders to certain users in workgroup network with 11 PCs?

So we have 11 PC workgroup network and a server without AD DS with windows server 2012 operating system. Is there any way to share folder1 to user1 and so on without setting up domain and active ...
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All Servers can UNC into a specific location, except one, which gets prompted for credentials

We have a collection of servers. All of them, except one, can UNC into a specific machine using its I.P. address. To simplify, let's call these Server1, Server2, and Target. In Server 1, if I open ...
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Prevent Windows 10 from accessing network shares with wrong credentials

I have a NAS with a SMB share in my network. On my local machine (Windows 10) I haven't saved the credentials for the NAS. Now when I'm starting up, I can see in the access logs of the NAS, that it ...
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How to make a network folder that is only accessible on certain PCs

Is there a way to make a network folder that can only be accessed on certain PCs instead of user accounts? Basically, my school uses domain login for every computer lab in the district, meaning that ...
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Windows 10 shareing issuse

I have some computers on a small network in same Workgroup and they can ping server. Server operating system : Windows 10 pro Category One clients : Windows 10 Enterprise Category Two clients : ...
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Trying to redefine a mapped network drive in place

I'm trying to redefine an existing mapped network drive using hte Net Use command line. I saw a question-answer for Win7 that suggested that I use: Net Use [Drive] [New Mapping] - thus: Net Use S: \...
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File Sharing Issue

So I am having some trouble with file sharing(Windows 10 20H2). While in file explorer, few folders have an icon at the left bottom saying State:Shared. This is not my OS, someone installed a custom ...
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Unable to access shares on laptop when it's connected via WiFi

I have a domain-joined laptop which I'm attempting to access from any other computer on the domain (in this case an administrative share \\LAPTOP\D$). This has worked since forever while the laptop ...
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Windows net use/net share is not allowing certain users access. Windows network fileshare

I have tried to share a drive across a network, this appears to work, but not for certain users, I have ran this command on the target computer net share file_name=C:\file_name /grant:everyone,full ...
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Unable to see network drive Win 10

This is crazy and I'm starting to lose my mind. I have a Network Media device (Called - X3D) (it's an old one, but works well)... I have two External Hard Drives connected to it. This is shared over ...
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Having issues setting up a Samba share on Debian

I am trying to do a simple Samba share for a home network. I want anyone on the network to be able to r/w to it. I followed this but not sure if I followed it exactly correctly, since, as best I can ...
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Windows server 2016 shared folder permissios glitch. Group not working, users do

So, i have a client with a Windows 2016 server, virtualized on ESXi. Shared folder \\SERVER\PUBLIC with the apropiate permisions, all well up to here. One of the subfolders is to be protected, so i ...
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Can't connect to network drives after restart in any way

This is the situation: New Workstation with Windows 10. Connected to the network via ethernet. Network drive adress: \\example.company.com\folder\subfolder\subfolder\accessablefolder The network ...
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How to view images on network?

Using Winfsp/sshfs, I have a network drive connected like so \\location\path\ I'm able to open the location. 2. Windows Explorer is able to display previews of all the images. But When I click on an ...
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net use failed while doing it manually in the explorer OK

My net use would fail with this: C:> net use W: \\remote.share.server\path System error 1396 has occurred. The target account name is incorrect. while doing it manually in the explorer OK. Based ...
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WSL2 suddenly writing to system32 instead of network share

I am running wsl2 on Windows10 1909. I need to backup some data from a wsl2 folder to a network share. Therefore, I wrote a backup script which seems to be working fine when running manually. The ...
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Can't find the password protected sharing setting on Windows 10

A few months ago, I set up a network share and disabled password protected sharing, so that anyone on my local network could access this share. It worked until a week ago. Now, people who try to ...
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How do I get Windows 10 to index mapped network drives?

I have three network drives (S:, U: and Z:) mapped to a Synology NAS. They are all online and read/write accessible. Without installing additional software or making the files available offline, how ...
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Samba wake server from sleep?

I have a shared folder set up between my Linux computer and my Windows Computer using samba. Right now if my Linux computer goes into standby mode or sleep mode I cannot wake the computer up by ...
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Can access share from one machine but not other?

From machine A, I can access a server and its shares. From machine B, I cannot access it. Notes: I can ping 10.88.5.80 from both machines. Both machines are on the same domain. I am using the same ...
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Using Robocopy for incremental backup to OneDrive connected as network share

I have OneDrive set up as a network share rather than syncing the local OneDrive folder. I'm trying to use robocopy on Windows 10 in a batch script which will run as a daily scheduled task to "...
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Win10 sharing internet with Ubuntu via ethernet - does not work

I have a machine with WIN10 sharing the internet connection from the WiFi to an Ethernet port. I am trying to connect an ubuntu machine on this ethernet statically and I was able to do that without ...
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Access Windows File Share with Microsoft Account joined Client

Following Problem I have a client with Windows 10 and a Microsoft Office 365 (AzureAD Account) as only Account setup. Let's call it ClientA. I have another Client (ClientB) with only one local (!) ...
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Samba share mounts as rw but non-root users can't write to it

On machine A with IP address 192.168.0.2, /etc/samba/smb.conf contains [store] path=/store writeable=yes valid_users=myusername On machine B, when I I mkdir /tmp/net/store sudo mount -t cifs -o user=...
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Problems accessing one share from a Synology NAS by some users

I have a Synology NAS (DS218, DSM 6.2) that's set up and working fine. Several members of the family can access the NAS, and Plex is set up also. Using my account (I'm a member of the administrator ...
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Replacing local server and network drives with a cloud storage equivalent

In our business, we have a local server and all devices on the network can access any of the drives in this server but we're very serious in wanting to move to a cloud-based solution so that we don't ...
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Network computers DO show up but can't browse them - Windows 11 & 10

I have a pretty weird situation where I can see all my computers on the network list, but as soon as I click on any of them (except the host itself), I get the 0x80070035 error. I have a PC running on ...
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Sharing C: on Windows 7 Pro

How do I share C: drive on a Windows 7 Pro computer, for access from a Windows 10 machine? I can share individual folders on C: but not the root. If I do share it and set permissions so that everyone ...
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How to mount network drive and make it permanent using command line in mac?

I want to mount my network drive to my local folder in mac/osx. I normally use mount_smbfs command but it won't mount automatically after restart or logout. For permanent option in mac : system ...
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Copy a file to all computers in LAN network with Windows CMD

I need copy a file to the "%APPDATA%\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Startup" folder of all users in all computers in local network. I have Admin permissions in all computers if is ...
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List SMB network shares and usernames they're authenticated under from command prompt

As noted in list network shares from command prompt, in Command Prompt (cmd.exe), I can use the following command to list available network shares: net view \\computer In my case, this gives ...
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Windows Network shares not working

I have multiple computers on my company network. Each computer runs Windows 10 Enterprise, is not on a Domain, is part of the same workgroup and has a single share folder that everyone can read / ...
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What is advantage to using psexec for running batch file on network drive?

Was looking at a batch file someone wrote and came across this line. Is psexec needed to run batch file on network drive or what is the advantage? Can you not run a remote batch file without psexec? ...
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How to add an USB printer to the print management tool in Windows server?

I have some USB printers that i want to add to the print mnagement tool of windows server via the hostname that share the printer but the print management could not find them althought i could add ...
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Connecting to a Windows 10 share via its DNS hostname or IP address

I have two Win 10 Home machines, both signed in to the same Microsoft account. Both machines use a password sign-in. TLDR: Accessing a public share via its DNS hostname or IP address fails. Details: ...
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How to map a network drive in Windows through a specific proxy server?

My setup looks like this: I have a virtual machine running using VirtualBox 6.1.22 on my Windows 10 Pro 20H2 host. The virtual machine is running an Ubuntu 20.04.2 server with guest additions ...
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How to create a mounting point to a shared drive from a linux subsystem on a Windows machine?

I have a Windows machine (Windows-10). There I've installed the Ubuntu app from Canonical Group Limited, this allows me to have a Ubuntu subsystem, which I regularly use for grep, sort and other ...
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Two Ubuntu laptops with Samba: Failed to retrieve share list from server

I have 2 Ubuntu systems: 1. Ubuntu 16.04 running smbd / nmbd version 4.3.11-Ubuntu 2. Ubuntu 20.04 running smbd / nmbd version 4.11.6-Ubuntu Both systems have identical /etc/samba/smb.conf files, ...
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Can I Retain a Shared External Hard Drive's Share Settings?

It is possible to Share an External Drive over a Network. After the Shared External Drive is Disconnected and then Reconnected again, it normally loses it's Shared status. Is it possible to set the ...
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NAS shared folder with everyone, but only creators of sub-folders must be able to write or delete in that folder, possible?

we have Windows server with file storage, which is shared as NAS. We want to create a folder, all users must have access but only user who creates a sub-folder in it, only he/she must be able to write ...
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SMB connection time-out on enterprise VPN

osx 10.15.7 While successfully connected to my University's VPN (Paolo Alto GlobalProtect client), I am unable to connect (timeout) to my department's SMB network share from my home workstation. I ...
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"The parameter is incorrect" when trying to execute installers from shared drive

We have a WD MyCloud device that we use for a public share. When I deploy new PCs about half of them have this issue. If I browse the network to the public share (via name) and run an installer, I ...
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Can't access network shared drive, "Windows cannot access \\COMPUTER\NAS" even though it's shared to everyone

I wanted to use an unused partition of a slow computer (mainly used to run Steam Link) running Windows 10 Home as a share for my other Windows 10 computers. However, I can't seem to be able to access ...
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Attach network disk as direct

Is there a way to attach a network disk as a direct without creating VHD etc? I want to connect drive directly from one computer to other by network by like iSCSI but without creating VHD. Not ...
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Windows 10 - Cannot connect to SMB shares

Within my home network, the network drives [SMB shares] set up on a Surface 4 Pro [Windows 10 Home v2004, b19041.985], connected via ethernet, suddenly stopped working, and since the same are readily ...
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Ubuntu Samba symlink to a local windows directory

I've just finished moving the majority of my files from my Windows machines, to a new central Ubuntu, ZFS NAS. Before I made this move, my Windows PC games used to live on a HDD, mounted as G:\ on my ...
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Windows 10 image with network locations

Is it possible to create a Windows image with network share locations embedded, so basically when i install Windows 10 on a machine the network drives are already mounted so that i wont need to go in ...
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Windows 10 keeps trying to use the wrong username to access Samba share, sometimes won't figure it out

I have a Samba share on my local file server. It's password protected, and I access it with the username "user1" (for the purpose of this discussion). My local Windows machine has the ...
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Why am I getting Unspecified error 80004005 when copying from a Samba share to a Windows computer?

I'm copying a large directory structure from a web server to Windows. This is not for the common reason that I need to install SMB 1.0/CIFS like so: It appears this is a common error message with ...
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Can't get my two Windows 10 Home PCs to share files

I have two Windows 10 Home x64 PCs, both wireless, that I cannot figure how to get to share folders. They both are on the same private network, of which I am the only user. They can both successfully ...

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