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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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Sharing folder in Ubuntu system to Win10 PC

I've been going through just about every guide I can find on how to setup a shared network connection between my Ubuntu install on my laptop and my main Win10 PC. I've gotten to the point where the ...
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Cannot unmount auto-mounted network share as standard user

I'm running Ubuntu 16.04 and just added a network share to auto-mount in fstab, which is working just fine. I have two users, one administrator and one standard user and set to mount the share in /...
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How does mount use fstab to mount directories?

A coworker asked me to help mount a shared Windows 10 folder in an Arch Linux guest using VirtualBox. The system had been set up by another coworker who was out to lunch. The folder to be shared was ...
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Windows 10 shared folder - Does the username matter at all?

I have shared a folder on my LAN and restricted access to one user: user: mymachine\ownerpassword: secret When I'm trying to access this folder over network by another computer with both different ...
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Windows git “bad file descriptor” while commiting on OES Network Share

Upfront: I don't have much experience with Windows and hardly any with coorporate networks. I'm trying to use git for version control during the development of my software. The company I work for is ...
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Cannot connect to any network shares from one of my Windows 10 PCs

I recently bought a shiny new Synology NAS and all my PCs can connect to it, except from one, which is quite strange as it's running the same Windows 10 version as the others (1803). Here are the ...
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2 computers in local network only see their shared Media but no other folders

I have 2 computers, both running Windows 10 Pro Build 17134 (sbmv1 disabled). They are set according to the 3 screenshots shown in this question. However, both computers don't show anything in "...
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Word 2013 Document on Shared Folder - Limit Users

I would like to know is there a way to limit 1 user at a time to a Word Document on a shared folder. 1 user meaning if someone is working on it currently that another user cannot make changes until ...
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Strange File/Print share issue Windows 10

After KB4457128 Update, a shared USB printer on my system was no longer visible on other computers on the network. This is a home network using Workgroup, and has always been "flaky" with W10 updates ...
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How to share a directory on a Linux machine to a Windows machine via NFS?

What are the full steps one needs to do to mount a directory from a Linux machine as a network drive on a Windows machine via NFS? Incomplete answer: Linux side: Install the NFS server and ...
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sophos av path exclusion not working

I repeatedly get the Unable to write to talpa socket error because sophos free on ubuntu is trying to access a sshfs mount. I don't know what else I need to do to get sophos to not try to scan this ...
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Network stop responding when copying to samba share

Windows 7 Pro x64 network stop responding when I try to copy large files over the network to NAS. In other post there was a suggestion to turn off Task Offload in the driver properties, but I can't ...
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Error Code: 0x80070035. The network path was not found

I've tried almost every single way I can find on the internet and none of them worked:
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Excel Workbook - ownership request prompt to the editing user

I have a workbook file that is used by 1 team with a few people; but soon it will be disparate teams (2 teams; 8 people) accessing the file on our corporate share... This could grow to more teams and ...
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Network Group with VMware between Windows 10 and Windows 7 possible?

I want to simulate a company Network. I have a computer running Windows 10 Pro. On this computer, I have installed VMware, and I have set up a Windows 7 machine in it. I would now like to simulate ...
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How to setup Windows 10 shared folder to use with Kubuntu in the same LAN

I've got my Linux PC with Kubuntu 16.04 and a guest's Windows 10 laptop connected to the same Wi-fi network. I would like to access (read and write) C:\Users\User Name\Desktop\One Time Use Folder in ...
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Windows 10: Despite file sharing being turned on, shared directory cannot be seen beyond computer

I am dealing with a client's computer that needs to have a directory shared out so that the HP AIO printer can send scans to his computer. The computer is not on a domain, as the workgroup (the small ...
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Is it possible to prevent Windows Explorer from locking up when hovering a file during drag and drop above a network drive that is offline?

In Windows Explorer in the left sidebar I have a link to a network drive that is usually turned off. If I want to drag an drop a file from that window to another window, I have to take special care ...
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'Net Share' Some shares persistent after /delete

Using Net Share command (as Administrator) I see a list of user shares. However, some of these shares are persistent, and reappear after a reboot despite using the /delete suffix. Why do these ...
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How to use my PC while other person is connected over remote desktop on my PC

Example: PC1 with office Excel and office word. PC2 want to use Excel while PC1 user are already using office word. The problem with most desktop remote apps that when someone connect to your PC ...
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Automount Windows shares on Ubuntu 18.04 using a Kerberos ticket

I've been struggling with this for a few days now. I'm trying to integrate a Ubuntu 18.04 workstation in a network that is mainly Windows. Authentication is done by Active Directory on a server ...
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File modified timestamp changes twice when saved to remote computer

When a file saved to a network computer, the modified timestamp on the file changes twice: at the moment of saving and 10-20 seconds later. This seems to happen 99% of the time saving file from ...
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Setting up a NAS Drive for Home use

I have just started to do research on this a week ago, before that I didn't even know what a NAS was, so please bear with me. TL;DR I want to set up shared storage for a family to have all data in ...
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PC can access shared folders on other PCs on LAN, other PCs cannot access its shared folders

I have 3 Windows 10 computers on a LAN (A, B, C), connected with a DSL modem. I am trying to access shared folders from each computer. All computers (including A) can see B & C, but B & C ...
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How do I manage network folders in Windows 10?

For whatever reason I don't recall how the 'd2' folder shown below was established on my workstation. Can someone please direct me to where such things are set? I would like to remove it, but don't ...
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How to share desktop PC internet connection with a connected windows 10 tablet via USB

I am trying to find the right way to share my w10 pro desktop internet connection with my w10 pro tablet via a USB 3.0 port. The tablet-netbook is an ASUS Transformer Book. I do not want to use ...
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ICS From WiFi to LAN on Win 10 pc

I'm trying to set up a small temporary 6 computer network using all Windows 10 Pro PCs running version 1803. I am trying to share one computers WiFi connection to the other PCs over LAN using an 8 ...
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How can I list open share connections with share name and client access on a Windows server?

net session shows open share sessions. net share shows available shares. But how can I get the list of open sessions for each specific share? I know that the GUI can list Shares, Session and Open ...
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VM on Hyper-V can't access mapped drive on its host immediately after rebooting host

Host machine is running Windows 10 running Hyper-V as the hypervisor. Host machine has created a network folder share with full permission to Everyone. An external virtual switch has been configured ...
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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 ...