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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Distributed, decentralized data sharing and backup

Consider the following scenario: you have a team of a few people scattered around the globe that needs to work on the same data. Each member of the team has a copy of the data he needs. When someone ...
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Snow Leopard can see Windows shares in Finder but can't connect

I have an iMac with the latest version of Snow Leopard on it. I have a NAS drive and a Windows machine that both show up in the Finder's 'Shared' section. However, if I click on them, Finder says "...
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Windows XP Network Drive - Disconnected Upon Login

I have two network drives mapped (S: and U:). When I first log into Windows their type shows as "Disconnected Network Drive". How can I get them to to connect automatically? More Info They connect ...
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Can a Windows Vista-PC access two different NFS/Samba - shared directories?

a coworker tries to access our intern Samba server as well as some other shared directory of his former university (I don't know if it's a NFS or a Samba or something else). It seems that Windows can ...
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Accessing Windows XP share from Windows 98

I have two computers. One running Windows XP Home, and another running Windows 98. I recently had to reinstall Windows XP due to a crashed hard drive. I am unable to access a share on the XP ...
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ubuntu shares issue: always forced to start from the top level

After reorganizing my shares on ubuntu 8.10 they started working in strange way. After just 10 sec of waiting in some folder I need to start from the top level of shares again. Also I can't just ...
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Mount External Hard Drive on Ubuntu 10.04 Across Network

I'm running Ubuntu 10.04 on two separate machines on a network (Ubuntu machine A and B). I am running some tests with temp files for some other software, installed on Ubuntu machine A. The software ...
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Defining private Samba shares

I'm trying to modify my Linux server's Samba config so that each user gets their own private folder, in a similar way to having a private 'home' folder. Is it possible to create a samba share that ...
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Mac OS X sharing, not working

I'm using a Macbook with Snow Leopard and my roommates are using the same macbooks too and we can't get the sharing to work. I've checked the sharing settings under preferences and I've followed the ...
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Ubuntu network share fails to mount, can't get to command prompt on boot?

One of my network shares is down, which isn't a big deal, but now my Ubuntu instance fails to boot properly. On boot it will display the screen giving me the option to skip the mount, or do a manual ...
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How can I find the IP of a shared iTunes library on our network?

How can I find the IP address of a computer with a shared iTunes library? The share shows up in iTunes, but it's with an odd name on a largish network and I need to know which computer is sharing the ...
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Run an ADSL connection (Internet+local net) on two computers (PC and laptop) at the same time [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to use broadband internet connection of one computer with another computer I'm using a hub to connect them. I get online only on one comp, while the second PC can't ...
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Domain-member Win7 system can't access Ubuntu share

I have a home network with the following computers: Windows XP SP3 (workgroup: MSHOME) Ubuntu 10.04 LTS (Samba, workgroup: MSHOME) Windows 7 Ultimate company laptop (domain: XYZ) XP <--> ...
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How to monitor what someone else is doing while using your internet connection

I gave my network security password to my neighbor so she could get online. How can I tell what she has been doing online or on my computer?
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iTunes constantly freezing on download

Well... nuts. I got my iTunes libraries copied over from my Macbook and my desktop PC to a SMB share on a network server on my LAN. Got everything merged, and other than an occasional pause/hiccup ...
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Change network drive label by command line

I have just create a new network driver by command line using net use But when I try to change this drive's label by command line using label command, an error occurs: C:\>label X: Shared ...
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Providing permission to specific user to access NFS share

I have two machines between which I need to share a folder. On server1, I have the user 'appuser' that needs to access (read/write/delete) on this share. On server2, 'root' accesses this share and ...
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Can I access a windows share from Win7 without turning on file sharing?

I have a Win7 machine that I want to be able to access a folder that is shared out from a XP box but I don't want it to be able to share any of it's files. I seem to remember being able to do this on ...
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How can I connect two machines locally without using Internet?

I want to access a second machine using my primary machine. I need a functionality similar to Remote Desktop Connection, but without actually using Internet. Both the machines have bluetooth, but I ...
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Windows 7 share drive is mounted and can cd into it from ubuntu but cannot ls,cp,mkdir,etc

The title pretty much says it all, for example: myth:/media/saga_c/2005> pwd /media/saga_c/2005 myth:/media/saga_c/2005> ls ls: cannot open directory .: Permission denied myth:/media/saga_c/...
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Windows 7 Virtual Machine Error “Not enough storage is available to process this command.”

When I try to access my host machine (Win 7 Ent) from two different virtual machines (both Win 7 Pro) using an UNC path and I keep getting "Not enough storage is available to process this command." ...
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Is it possible to make a non-locking Windows share (files that other people use remotely don't get locked)?

The subject pretty much says it. I'm a developer and at my workplace I've developed a little internal application that me and some of my colleagues are using from time to time. To make the latest ...
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RSync to WebDAV mounted volume very slow

I have a mounted WebDAV store, which I am playing around with to try and put together my own pseudo-DropBox set up. However, it seems very slow to upload larger files (my bandwidth graph goes ok for a ...
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What does C$ mean when entered in Windows/Run while accessing remote drive?

If I enter in the Windows Run "\_some_ip\c$" I go the remote C: drive. What does the C$ stand for and why isn't it C: ?
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How can I equate the same user on different Windows 7 machines within a home group?

Here's my scenario. In our home I have a desktop and a laptop, my wife has a laptop and my two sons each have a desktop. All these machines run Windows 7. I can set up shares on either of my machines ...
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How can I mount a network folder on osx so it appears as an optical drive?

I have a bluray drive on a linux box that I have shared across the network via SAMBA. I can access this easily from my Macbook Pro but there is a program I have that won't access it because it will ...
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Network Drive on XP/32: Opening Files w/o Extension?

Under Windows XP/32, I have configured files without an extesions, such as README, to be opened by: C:\Programme\Emacs\bin\emacsclientw.exe -n "%1" I used the guide available at the following URL: ...
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Windows 7 machine un-ping'able

Is there some way to track down why a machine is unreachable ? I have got various machines ... some real, some virtual Just created a new virtual Server 2008 R2, running in VMware Workstation, and ...
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How to share folders in home network in Windows 7 like we did in Windows XP?

Since I moved from XP to 7 I don't know anymore how to share folders between Windows 7 machines in a Home Network. When they share the same Home Network key, they can share special folder like Music, ...
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Setup samba share from OS X terminal command line

Having issues with my Mac's HDD. Disk Utility is unable to repair it. However, I can browse and read files from the OS X volume just fine. I have a Time Machine backup from a week ago, but I don't ...
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Work-Around for OpenVPN Issue Needed - Can Only Connect to a Single IP on Remote Network

I tried this solution but it didn't work. Basically, I can connect to my remote network via OpenVPN, but only to one IP on the network. For server-based connections, I employed port forwarding via ...
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How to output folder hierarchy from Sharepoint

I have a MOSS site where there is many folders and subfolders. I would like to output this folder hierarchy e.g. into a text file. How is that possible? Windows command line "tree" command does not ...
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Internet Connection Sharing (ICS) w/ USB “bridged” cable

I found a website that says I can use a USB "bridged" cable for ICS. ( http://www.hardwaresecrets.com/article/Connecting-Two-PCs-Using-a-USB-USB-Cable/248/2 ) My cable modem only has one network plug, ...
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Problem sharing files between two Windows 7 machines

I have 3 machines. Two of them running Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit, let's call them Windows 7-one and Windows 7-two. One is running Windows XP SP3, let's call that one Windows XP-one. I've shared ...
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Sharing WiFi connection (with a Usb Dongle) but limiting bandwidth

hope you can help me. I would like to share a cable Ethernet Internet Connection with.. the world. I've a cable router with an internet connection, and a pc, always powered on with Windows XP. I ...
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Sharing VPN access between two computers on the LAN

I have VPN access to several machines in my office from my home machine. I'd like to be able to access those machines from another computer on my LAN, without setuping a second VPN access. Both ...
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Windows XP network shares not working

I have a few PCs sharing folders in the same workgroup. The Guest account is enabled. I'm not using Norton, McAfee or Windows firewall. I know that I have not run out of storage or memory. [...
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Will mapping a network drive prevent the computer from sleeping?

I have a media computer that I want to go to sleep when it's not being used. Trying to be green to my wallet. But it seems like since I've done the network mapping, that it doesn't go to sleep. ...
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Can I use fstab to mount HTTP shares?

I typically mount the "drive" in question in Windows with an http://1.2.3.4/sharename address. In Linux (Ubuntu 10.04), I tried adding the following entry to /etc/fstab to no avail: http://1.2.3.4/...
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Windows 7 cannot map drive to Windows XP share

When I open the Network folder inside Windows Explorer on my Windows 7 computer I see a list of computer names (most of them are Windows XP machines). If I double-click a Windows 7 machine it opens ...
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What are some options for connecting one Linux host's filesystem to the other?

I have two Linux hosts (both running Ubuntu 10.04) and I want one of them to have access to part of the filesystem of the other. I.e. I want remote1 to be able to access the files of remote2:/home/...
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Ubuntu: Sharing internet connection via ad-hoc

I have a laptop with Ubuntu and connected to internet through cable. I want to set up an ad-hoc network to share the internet connection via wi-fi. The other computer runs on Windows Vista. I managed ...
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How to create a share on a remote computer and copy files to that share on Windows?

I'm building a script that will run WatiN, a tool that makes Web Application Testing possible, on a remote machine. I won't go in to any details, but the scripts does the following: Create a network-...
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How can I connect to an SMB share from a Mac using a specific port?

I'm trying to connect to an SMB share on a Windows machine from a Mac. The SMB is running on port 445. Apparently the Mac is trying to connect on ports 137 through 139. How can I configure my Mac ...
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Win7 -> Server 2008: Mapped drives take a long time to open

First, the configuration: I have a desktop and a laptop running Windows 7. I have a server running Windows Server 2008 Enterprise Edition. The workstation and server connect to the same Gigabit ...
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windows file sharing. 3 folders. one whose files I can access remotely, one whose files I cannot and one i cannot open remotely

2 comps. Both win xp sp2. CompA, CompB CompB has a shared folder, C:\blah CompA can access it \compB\blah CompA can open files in \compB\blah CompA can see folders in \compB\blah, and it can ...
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Highspeed data sharing between two computers

I often need to move/access data (several GB at a time) between my Laptop and Desktop computers (it's on the laptop for mobility, and desktop so it can process it in 10 minutes rather than 2 hours). ...
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Windows XP: saving large files on network share stalls

When I transfer larger files (a few hundred MB) on a network share (either Buffalo LinkStation or other Windows machine) from my Windows XP Pro SP3, it always stalls. Smaller files are no problem, ...
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Unable to connect to windows shares without restart

Question:I've an annoying problem with windows 7: I cannot connect to windows shares in the local network when I join the network before I booted up. The thing is, it works fine after I restart, but ...
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How can I password-protect my workgroup?

I am using Windows XP SP2 and want to password-protect my LAN workgroup. By "password-protected," I mean workgroup users should be able to access each others' computers without passwords, but users ...