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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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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 ...
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Samba Configuration : Error

I'm new to Samba file sharing systems.I have attached simple diagram of my structure. I have an doubt with samba configuration file with folder and user permissions. The end user will can login ...
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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 ...
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File permissions across samba share

I've been trying to figure out how to manage a file permissions issue that I'm having, but any combination of things that I've seen in researching the problem haven't resolved my issue. I have two ...
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smbpasswd command not found on MacOS High Sierra

I need to change my Active Directory password at my office, we have documentation on linux to use smbpasswd command line. On Debian, this command can be found in samba-common-bin. I wish I could ...
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Linux to Windows, can list smb shares but cannot mount

This is a really weird one and all the research I've done so far isn't panning out. I'm trying to connect to a Windows share from CentOS 7.5.1804 to Windows Server 2008 R2 (no snickering and let's ...
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Samba Share Regularly Hangs for Win 10 Client

I'm running samba 4.77 on Fedora 27 with Kernel 4.16.12. I've got a fairly basic samba config, which I have posted below. I use Windows 10 clients. This problem only ever seems to happen on my samba ...
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Windows 10 Hyper-V: Export VM to Network Share (either NAS or Windows Share)

Is there any known method by which a Windows 10 Pro (Non-Server) user can use Hyper-V's "Export VM" functionalities to export a virtual machine to a network share? In my case, "a network share" means ...
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How to see POSIX permissions on Windows?

I have a CentOS machine used as a Samba file server with many clients running Windows 10. Sometimes when I have problems, I want to troubleshoot by looking at POSIX permissions. How can I view (and ...
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Samba does not work after upgrade

I am migrating a SuSE server to a new virtual environment. This also includes upgrading to a new version of samba. The old version of smbd is 2.2.8, the new has 3.6.3. The "new" SuSE is SLES 11.4. ...
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Multiple users permissions on folders

I have an user user1 that belongs to group1 as primary group, but I need this user to have read/write access to a folder that belongs to group2. I tried adding a secondary group to this user so it ...
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Printing to smb with kerberos auth?

I want to set up a printer via linux samba client to a Windows printserver. I managed to do it specifying this connection string: smb://user:pass@printserver/printer Is there a way to do auth ...
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Mounting Samba shares from Windows vs Ubuntu

I have two Ubuntu machines which I access via terminal (over PuTTY) on a Windows machine. I use a script on one Ubuntu machine to create network shares (and users to access them) and a script on the ...
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Does Samba need some kind of permissions/ACLs set on a *subdir*, for that subdir to appear in a list of contents of its *parent*?

I'm on FreeBSD and I've hit a quirky issue, that surprises me. I created a share, and within that share created a subdirectory called subdir. When I open smbclient with current directory = share root,...
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Unable to connect to sambashare as user

I am having trouble accessing my sambashare on a Mac (high sierra) I am able to see the shared folders, but when I got to access them, I'm getting "you don't have permission to access this". My smb....
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Access Samba share running in VirtualBox with Alpine Linux guest from Windows 10 host in domain

I'm trying to run a Samba server installed in an Alpine Linux 3.7.0(Vanilla) inside VirtualBox and trying to access that from my Windows 10 host which is part of a domain. Here are the links that I ...
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Mount a windows path (cifs) in a voulme of a docker image

I have a windows file server and an Ubuntu machine which runs docker. Inside this docker there is a Nextcloud container. The /var/www/html inside ther Nextcloud container is mounted as volume on the ...
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Mounting cifs share in Ubuntu using NetBios name, not IP address

I've got a pair of Ubuntu machines and a Windows PC. If I create a share on the Windows PC, either Ubuntu computer can mount it using mount -t cifs -o username=me //computername/sharename /mnt/...
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Did Windows 10 April Update break network discovery and Samba support?

It seems Window's network discovery / name resolution doesn't work anymore on computers freshly reset with the new April update for Windows 10 (Build 1803). (Computers that were merely updated don't ...
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No password query for Samba share, can't access

I've got a couple of units on a LAN, running Linux. On one machine I have three shares set up. One is wide open, guests allowed. The second is set up for two samba users, with the guest parameter ...
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How to show detail samba-ad user information on the server?

Is there way to show detail(expire/last passwd changed) by CLI commands on linux like net user username /domain(windows)? samba-tool user list can show user list on the domain. I do not have an idea ...
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One particular Windows 10 PC can't access samba share 0x80070035 (solved)

I have two Samba shares from two different machines. One is a Raspberry Pi that has never been an issue. The other is a Debian server with a nearly identical configuration. It may actually be ...