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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 Samba Shares accessible from Windows VM (using lidarr,radarr,sonarr)

I have just setup a new server and I am trying to get something working properly and I can't seem to. I have my server running CentOS7, its got 6-4tb drives in a ZFS pool that I need to be able to ...
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Insuring server-side copying is occurring with WD-MyCloud-NAS and attached USB on Windows (without ssh)?

Looking at these: Microsoft Offloaded Data Transfer https://wiki.samba.org/index.php/Server-Side_Copy https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-server/administration/performance-tuning/role/file-...
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Health check for samba domain controller, which does more than port checking

Usually in a http(s) world an health check would be implemented with a http(s) url check, like curl https://my.host.com/health and this would return a status indicating the health. A Samba Domain ...
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Windows-10 network no longer shows Linux machines

I have two Windows-10 PCs as well as a small laptop running Lubuntu, and a Raspberry Pi with Raspbian and an Apache LAMP server. The Windows network no longer shows the Linux machines in the network ...
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Linux User and Group permissions strategies for DIY Family NAS

I am quite new to linux, but I've managed to build my own DIY NAS (Odroid CS2, Ubuntu 18.04), set up Samba, SSH etc. and I am now at the stage of access and folder management. I do understand what ...
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Can't browse folders on SMB share on Mac without 5-10 minute delay

I have a Windows 2012 R2 file server setup with two shares, A & B, over SMB. Browsing share A works fine. When Mac users try to browse through or open documents on share B, their Finder window ...
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Error when using 'winexe' tool. Trying to invoke Windows commands via Linux server

Successfully installed winexe tool(link) but when executing the tool, the following command appears #./winexe -U 'domain\user%pass' //ip "tasklist /V" ERROR: Failed to open connection - ...
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Windows printer via SAMBA - Time out

I am trying to install a Windows printer shared via SAMBA. I run system-config-printer, click on "Add", then "Network printer", then Windows printer via SAMBA", then on the "Browse" button on the ...
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SMB shares not found on Windows 10 laptop

I have a brand new Windows 10 laptop and I try to connect to our SMB NAS. For some reason I cannot get connected and troubleshooting is quite hard as well. I know the server is online, because other ...
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Samba share folders getting unicode added to the end of them

I have a sambashare that is connected to by macOS clients on a Ubuntu 16.04 server. It seems like my server is adding strange unicode to the end of my folders: total 72 drwxr-sr-x 2 root marketing ...
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Can Samba share access depend on network type used by a device attempting to connect to it?

I have two separate PCs (a desktop and a notebook): with exactly the same version of Windows 10, connected to the same home network, where one of them (notebook, connecting via WiFi) is unable to ...
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Raspberry commands hang when Samba-mounted resource is gone or back

I have a Raspberry which is always on. It mounts a Samba share from a Windows PC. But my Windows PC is not always on. When Windows is on: I can mount the share without issue. Then, I reboot the ...
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HP Color LaserJet MFP M277dw “scan-to-file” fails for freenas server

My setup: Freenas server running FreeNAS-11.1-U6 HP Color LaserJet MFP M277dw Fritzbox 7930 DSL-Router The problem: The HP Color Laser is a multi-functional device, meaning it can als scan. I had a ...
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On Linux Samba share accessed from macOS, macOS has weird file permissions

The things I changed in my smb.conf on my linux machine are: unix extensions = no map archive = no map system = no map hidden = no [myshare] path = /home/bob/myshare browseable = yes read only = no ...
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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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SAMBA3.0.x – multi domain (trusted) share access (RHEL5.3)

I need to provide Samba share access to multiple domain users. How can I specify the valid users parameter in smb.conf? Below are the trusted domain details. Users authentication via NIS and kerberos ...
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Is there an easy way of summarizing the relationship between Samba access/permissions and linux file system permissions? [closed]

Configuring a Samba share can be a challenge if you’re not a professional admin. A hobbyist or home user will set up a Samba server once and probably not touch it in years thereafter - if they even ...
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cant access share on lubuntu 14.04 from windows 7

I installed and enabled samba, edited smb.conf and restarted, sharing a folder on lubuntu, but when I map the network drive from windows, I can get a directory listing, however when I try to access ...
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Rsync mkstemp failed: Resource Unavailable

I'm developing a laravel project on my Windows 8.1 64 machine with the latest Vagrant VituralBox Homestead box installed. I have the following in my yaml file authorize: ~/.ssh/id_rsa.pub keys: -...
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[macOS]: Interleave Folder-Structures / Show files from Samba share inside local file system

I have a Samba share that has the same folder structure as my home directory on my Mac. I would like to mount the share in such a way that the files in the share appear inside my home directory as if ...
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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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Used to, but can no longer access files in gvfs from outside nautilus

I have a shared windows server mounted on /run/usr/1000/gvfs/smb-share:server=server.urlend,share=someshare I used to have the ability to acces files on here. I can still browse the directory from ...
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Gain write access on multiuser SMB share with credentials of different user via cifscreds

I have a SMB share with 2 users (which are identical on both server and client): 1 is in the write list, 1 can only read. The share is mounted as multiuser with the credentials of the write-user. I'm ...
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Brother QL Series Label Printer CUPS printer server not working with P-Touch Multiple Copies

I have a Brother QL 500 series printer that is shared over a network using CUPS and SAMBA on an ODROID Ubuntu Server. On my desktop computer running Windows 10 and using the latest version of brother ...
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Windows Explorer locks up constantly when using network drive

When I try to back up my SQL(mariadb) database using the following command: (I am issuing this command on my network drive in windows explorer via CLI ie: Z:\share\location) mysqldump -u iamaf0rk -h ...
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What's the difference between “file_mode,dir_mode” and “gid” when mounting a CIFS share?

I'm trying to mount a Windows 10 share on xubuntu 16.04 using /etc/fstab and I noticed that if I don't set "file_mode=0777,dir_mode=0777" as parameters in "/etc/fstab", users outside of root are ...
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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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Some applications find hostname but not Firefox, PuTTY, nslookup, ping

I have a server on my home network that runs Samba (on Debian). Let's say its hostname is "dragon". It hosts some file shares and a website. From my Windows 10 laptop, the hostname "dragon" works in ...
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Single Samba user cannot login to samba share suddenly

I have Samba set up on my server and a folder that is shared by Widnows and Mac user. I have added all the users in smb.conf for that folder. There is this one user who repeatedly cannot access ...
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How can i setup “work folder” feature using Samba as server?

After giving a look on my Windows 10's "All Tasks" menu i found a interesting feature: "Work Folders", according to Microsoft "a role service for file servers running Windows Server that provides a ...
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How does VLC-player play Samba-shared video files?

I have to Virtual Machines (Ubuntu 18.04) which are running on the same internal network. The Server-VM stores a video in a folder which is shared to the Client-VM using Samba. The bitrate of the ...
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Windows 10 and Samba - one direction only

I have desktop and laptop computers, where both have Windows 10 Pro. From laptop to desktop Samba share is working properly, in Total Commander I can see my desktop's C drive. But the other way is not ...
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Samba: max length of “write list” in smb.conf

I'm trying to reconfigure our samba systems so that the read list is always a group and the write list is a comma separated list of usernames (for various reasons). I can't find anywhere if there is ...
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Windows 10 virtualization on Ubuntu vs. Ubuntu virtualization on Windows 10

We need our Windows 10 app and our ubuntu app to both run on the same laptop, and communicate by sharing files (probably using Samba file interface between Windows and Ubuntu). There will be a lot of ...
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Bad Samba shares access time using integrated Gigabit Ethernet chipset

I'm using a Debian 9.5 computer to host files, shared with my Windows computers clients using Samba through the motherboard integrated Gigabit Ethernet chipset. Copying a big file over the network ...
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umask equivalent for ACLs in macOS?

I have a problem similar to this one: How To Fix Samba File Permission Issues in Mac OSX In other words, I have: a Mac Mini with OS X 10.11 running as server. a Macbook. a Windows 7 machine. And I ...
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Mount cifs share with different machine users - Ubuntu 16.04

I have a ubuntu machine which has different users on it. I wonder if there is a way so I multiple users can login to the same cifs server share using their different ubuntu credentials and different ...
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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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Can't use CUPS' Authentication on Windows 10 Laptop

My question is practically identical to the one found here. In short, I have a samba printing server with CUPS as the backend support on a raspberry pi. I have configured CUPS to require basic ...
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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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Permissions for Network Shares (SMB)

Good day. I have a file server (Windows 2012 R2) that houses a total of three network shares. I have been trying to figure out permissions for my domain users for some time and can't seem to get them ...
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OSStatus-Error when trying to tell Time Machine to use external server as backup drive

I want to use a Raspberry Pi 3 as a backup drive for my Mac using Time Machine. Therefore I installed Samba 4.8.0 which shall be able to be connected to by the Time Machine backup software according ...
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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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samba4 auto create uidNumber and gidNumber

I would like to ask If anyone knows if it's possible to automaticly set the uidNumber and gidNumber and maybe even the other posix attributes nis-domain, home directory, login shell from server side. ...
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Solution for shared filesystem among loosely coupeld clients

I am looking for a solution for the following network setup (think university): Clients are mainly Laptops or PCs with their own local users / groups / system. They should be able to work without a ...
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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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Ubuntu 18.04 LTS Network , file sharing

I have a problem that i am trying to set up the network like there is 2 Windows ( XP, win7) and my ubuntu so i trying to set up file sharing but from the Ubuntu i cant see the 2 windows pc,but from ...
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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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After Windows update, can’t login to Samba share on CentOS VM

I have a CentOS VM, running as a guest in VirtualBox on a Windows 10 host. I have set up a Samba share in CentOS and configured it to work using host-only adapter created in VirtualBox->setting->...
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How to share USB over samba when I'm already sharing a folder?

I have a folder on my ubuntu laptop that I'm sharing over the network using samba. I'm running low on storage on that laptop so I've added and external 250GB HDD and I want to also share that over the ...