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samba is an re-implementation of the smb network sharing protocols, which are used in Windows for file and printer sharing.

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CentOS 7 to Windows, can list smb shares but cannot mount

I have been asked to check the mount a windows share on a CentOs7 box, before it was working and now not working anymore (no clue from the customer on what could be changed) Local mount point /backup ...
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Files copied from Windows samba share to Linux file system does not retain date modified metadata

I copied my entire photo library from a Windows Samba share mounted in fstab, into a local directory on my Ubuntu Linux machine using the terminal. cp /sambashare/photos /localdisk/photos Sadly this ...
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How to make a smb server in the cloud

I am trying to make myself a samba server in the cloud but for some reason I cannot access it from my home network. If i vnc into the server on a xfce session I can access the files on the share but ...
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How to setup samba to share guest linux to windows in virtual box

I need to setup to share guest linux specific directory to windows host. Virtual box run in NAT network with port forwarding 449 and 139 from 127.0.0.2 host to guest samba port. port forwading work, ...
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Extremely slow file transfers on QNAP TS-251+

I have a QNAP TS-251+ with two SSDs in a RAID 1 and Gigabit Ethernet. The server is set up to act as a domain controller. Bulk transfers from Windows to the server reach some 80 MB/s, but creating ...
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dotfiles not showing up on pi samba mapped from windows

I'm wondering what you need to do to be able to see dotfiles on a samba network drive mapped to a pi. If I do a touch test123 on my pi, I can see this file on my windows 10 machine, but if I do a ...
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Windows cannot access SMB server, unless I have added the crentials to the Credential Manager

When I type \\smb_server_name in File Explorer, it shows that says Windows cannot access the server like below. But if I add the ID/password for that server in Credential Manager -> Windows ...
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Give domain user access to samba folders without join the Ubuntu server to the domain

In our environment, we have an Ubuntu server which is not a domain member. this server have also SAMBA service, and so far we use to access the files and folders (from the domain) via the local ...
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Cannot access my Ubuntu Samba share from my Windows 11 laptop - "The username or password is incorrect"

I have an Ubuntu machine running in my house, and it has a few samba shares. I use it with my Windows 10 Gaming PC and it works flawlessly. However, with my Lenovo, it doesn't. Actually, it used to ...
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How to reset credentials of shared network in windows 11?

I have a server with windows 11 and I have a client computer with windows 11 too. Until now, to connect to a shared folder in the server, in the file explorer of the client I write: \x.x.x.x\MyShared ...
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How to mount a cifs Partition for docker-compose?

I want docker-compose to mount one of the volumes to a mounted CIFS partition. I used the seafile docker-compose file and changed the volumes to ... db: ... volumes: - /mnt/nas_share/...
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Is it possible for multiple users to access a Samba share concurrently?

So I'm planning on mining Ethereum, and found that the blockchain is about 1 tb! None of my computers have the disk space to store this gargantuan blockchain. However I do have a 2 tb USB hard drive ...
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Samba recycle module is not moving deleted files as desired

Samba recycle module issue When I delete <share>/path/to/foo.txt, the folder <share>/.recycle/path/to is created, however, the folder is empty without foo.txt present. Environment ...
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KDE Dolphin not preserving modified date of files when copying to samba share

This is my first post here, but I've been an avid reader. I have not been able to resolve this on my even after reading a lot of articles on the matter. I am using kubuntu 21.10 at the moment, but I ...
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samba share access from windows to ubuntu with Microsoft account

I want to access a samba share folder hosted on my ubuntu machine from my windows machine using file explorer. If I create a local windows account using the same username as the ubuntu machine it ...
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How can I allow all users to read/write/modify/delete files on Samba share? (re: home network)

I'm having difficulty understanding file/directory permissions especially with Samba. On my server (Debian 11, Samba 4.13.13), I've created several different users and added them to samba (ie. ...
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Can't use Smb2 on Windows XP

I have a Windows XP machine which I need to read files from using Samba. I'm developing a service that uses the EzSmb Nuget. The read process from the Windows XP Samba share folder should be following:...
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SMB MultiChannel only sees one server-side NIC? Both client and server has 2 NICs each on same subnet, 4 IP addresses

The client is Win 11 PC. The server is Synology DS1821+. Running Get-SmbMultichannelConnection returns the following on the client: Shows 2 SMB MultiChannel connections, source is the 2 client NICs ...
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Does samba have the ability to specify a backup location for files that are replaced/overwritten?

I want it so every time a client modifies an existing file from a samba share, samba, on the server, will make a backup copy of the file first. Either by making a backup or using some kind of hard-...
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Recognizing a PC in a school or university network

I would like to use a Ubuntu server as NAS. I installed Ubuntu server and samba in the PC, and can connect via ssh using the IP-address. However, the pc is connected in a large network owned by the ...
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Resume TimeMachine backup with Samba on RPi

I backup my Mac using TimeMachine over Samba which is installed on my Raspberry Pi (with Raspbian Lite). Everything was OK since a long time (I started this backup from macOS Big Sur and now I'm on ...
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SMB over VM over VPN?

I've been struggling with forwarding traffic to SMB over VM that connects to my reverse proxy server that has public IP. My setup: Home: [Debian11 server with SMB] (My server rack) [Ubuntu VPS] (my ...
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Can you mount a shared folder from a samba server in windows?

I have a samba server on my centos machine and can access the shared folder via windows ... I keep seeing this term mounting in my course and I am pretty confused on what it means does it mean too ...
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how to set permissions in SAMBA Ubuntu 20.04

I have a SAMBA server on ubuntu 20.04. I have a folder with sbfolders with different permissions for different users, then I create a folder that can be accessed by all users with 777 permissions. ...
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MacOs - Keep SMB server mounts alive on temporary VPN connection drops/reconnects

I am using SSTP VPN Connections (via SSTPc) on my MacBook and am mounting manually SMB Drives from the VPN Network. Hwr, anytime my VPN Connection drops, my Mounts are unmounted and not there in ...
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Samba server permissions

I have a Ubuntu server installed on the "server" with 5 users (+ root + transmission). These 5 users (omichron_group) are windows/mac users. I tried to read the samba manual/doc but i ...
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Mapping Network drive on Raspberry pi 3 Not Working

I'm trying to figure out where I'm mistaken. I have Pi 3 that runs the following: PRETTY_NAME="Raspbian GNU/Linux 9 (stretch)" NAME="Raspbian GNU/Linux" VERSION_ID="9" ...
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samba share running but shares are not accessible (raspbian)

I am setting up a raspberry pi 4 server with samba (SMBD/CIFS) file-share and despite replicating tutorials and using the same setup as on a previous pi I could not get it to connect. The samba ...
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Windows -> samba - slow write speed

I have a Debian linux machine with samba Version 4.13.13-Debian on a peer-to-peer network. I've just run a LAN speed test, and it gives a considerably slower write speed from Windows -> Debian, ...
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Sharing a printer on Arch to Windows clients

Following the stereotype that printers never "just work", I need help with sharing my Samsung ML-2160 on Arch. I already followed some guides, installed CUPS and the samsung-unified-driver ...
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Exporting Snapper btrfs snapshots as Windows Previous Versions on Samba share with %U variable in path

I'm trying to use snapper to expose btrfs snapshots via samba previous versions. Snapper is taking snapshots of each users subfolder and users can see theses snapshots and open the top level folder ...
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smb.conf read only any user no password

I want to host a path over samba which any user can read without a password. In smb.conf on my host PC: [global] workgroup = WORKGROUP server string = %h server (Samba, Ubuntu) log file = /...
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Access home network Linux server (samba and other services) behind operators NAT (no public IP4 address)

this is my first question here... I have got home small Linux server with RAID1 disks and few services (samba, ssh, minidlna) serving Windows 10 machines Home network is connected to operator's ...
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WSL2: file permissions unknown on a samba share

On my windows, I have my y: mapped on a samba share. On this share, I can read/write files, even if I'm not allowed to see files permission. On my WSL Ubuntu-20.04, I try to map this drive: $ sudo ...
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Can access entire NAS, but can't map it as network drive

I can access my entire NAS via Windows Explorer (Samba), but I cannot map it as network drive. I must always map a particular share: Is this a normal situation? Is there anything I can do about it? I ...
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Why is saving downloads to SAMBA share not available in Vivaldi, Thunderbird etc. under Centos 8?

I am using Vivaldi in CentOS 8, and simultaneously have some 'mapped network drives' to a SAMBA share server. Those mappings are not available as save locations in Vivaldi, Thunderbird, and several ...
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How do I delete smb://<myhost>.local/shares folder?

I have been setting up a Ubuntu 20.04 LTS file server over the last few weeks. The latest incarnation seems pretty stable, but I've had a heck of a time getting Samba to work. Last night, as I was ...
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Recently took over a Domain, cannot manage the domain controller (Ubuntu system supposed to be hosting Windows AD via SAMBA) [MSP]

Guys (and gals and everything in-between), I'm stumped. I'm an MSP and recently took over a new client. The prior IT left on not so great circumstances, and I'm inheriting their mess. One of my recent ...
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Enter network credentials (almost) every time I access a network share (NAS SMB)

Windows 10 prompts me for password when I want to access a password-less network share. The share is on a NAS (SMB protocol). I can access the share from other OS/systems without any password just ...
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Linux ACLs unexpected behaviour on Debian 11

I'm trying to build a SOHO nas these are the non negotiable requirements from the customer System OS: Debian 11 Sharing method: Samba standalone server Access Management: through sharing group ...
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How to access PC via Remote Desktop Connection and access SMB folder

My home topology is like in the image shown. My ISP (My Republic) gives me public IP, but I don't want to use their router (Fiberhome HG6243C) because my Asus router has more features and overall ...
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Programs can create save data, but not read from it on an SMB network share

I have a strange problem I can't figure out. I have a home server with AD and a GPO policy for folder redirection. I have a share on one of my drives that I have shared out via Server Manager. I have ...
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Why does a shared samba directory show different file permissions?

The file permission in my samba server (local filesystem) are as follows: -rw-r-----+ 1 sambaserver sambaserver 49 Jan 9 01:14 staticfile.md However, when accessed remotely through a client, the ...
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how to configure samba to be visible in another subnet

I have a subnet 192.168.1.0/24 and in it I have a smbd/nmbd server The samba server is for example: 192.168.1.25 the gateway/router here is 192.168.1.1 in this subnet there is a cascading router 192....
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How to keep group ownership when copying files with file explorer

I have sensitive files/directories in let's say, t:\supersecret. Files must retain their restricted group ownership even if they get copied to t:\public1 (open permissions area) by mistake. Windows ...
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Debian NAS server - how to achieve zero disk activity

I want to prolong the lifespan of my hard drives in my NAS server so I want them to be completely idle when nobody actively uses NAS services. However because of logging and RAID 1 sync I can hear my ...
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Windows 10 domain machine won't use NTLMv2 auth

I have several Windows 10 machines on a corporate domain which are unable to mount an SMB share. Other Windows clients outside the domain can mount the share just fine. The Samba server allows only ...
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Share folder on local network with ubuntu

I try to share folder on ubuntu and connect to it through windows, currently know how to do it by these steps: https://linuxhint.com/share-folder-on-local-network-with-ubuntu/ but, since I have a lot ...
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Linux: How can I share a printer over my network while enforcing specific settings

I've searched around a bit, but I'm sure I'm just not using the right keywords. I have two Linux systems: A - Raspberry Pi running aarch64 Debian (DietPi), and an Asus Laptop running Ubuntu 20.04 x64, ...
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Windows 10.0.19043.1320 Pro (21H1) and NFS Share: MOUNT.EXE missing

I have a Terra Master F5-221 NAS with SAMBA/CIFS and NFS shares. The SAMBA shares can be accessed no problem; just open Windows Explorer and put \\NASIPADDRESS\sharename as the address. But that is ...
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