Questions tagged [samba]

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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Proxmox can't backup to CIFS mount hosted on a QNAP NAS

I just added a CIFS mount to my little proxmox cluster. I was using it for backups when I only had one node and it worked. But now that I have mounted it at a cluster level I am not able to backup to ...
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Windows 10 keeps trying to use the wrong username to access Samba share, sometimes won't figure it out

I have a Samba share on my local file server. It's password protected, and I access it with the username "user1" (for the purpose of this discussion). My local Windows machine has the ...
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Why am I getting Unspecified error 80004005 when copying from a Samba share to a Windows computer?

I'm copying a large directory structure from a web server to Windows. This is not for the common reason that I need to install SMB 1.0/CIFS like so: It appears this is a common error message with ...
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Explorer in Windows 10 hanging on Azure Files SMB operations

At home, I have a fully up-to-date Windows 10 Pro desktop. I have also created an Azure Files SMB share in the cloud. I am able to connect to the cloud drive from the desktop without issue, and read ...
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System Volume Information on shared folders

How can I prevent the creation of "System Volume Information" onto network shared folders? The solution for removable media doesn't work
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samba on Ubuntu linux on a virtual machine can read but not write to share from Windows

I have ubuntu linux 20.04 running in a virtual machine under VirtualBox under Windows/10 (this is what the customer wanted). The customer would like share a directory on the host Windows/10 machine ...
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permanently mount Samba version 4 share on linux

I want to permanently mount a Samba share on a newly set-up Linux Mint 20.1 system. I'm running Samba version 4.10 on FreeNAS 11.3. I can mount in the current session by running in the terminal (from ...
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asus samba usable when connected to its isp but not when connected to primary network

So my network is as follows BT ISP ROUTER | |every wireless device | | | Asus router set in repeater mode with USB plugged in to use as network storage Currently, I am able to use the network storage ...
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Thunar cannot browse network

I've already figured out the answer, but decided to post this as a Q+A here because this bothered me for ages and it took a long time to find the solution. Hoping this will be of use to others (or ...
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Authentication of users in SQUID with the database of Samba 4

I have a SAMBA 4 server with several users and groups created. I need SQUID4 to do some site blocking. My question is how I integrate SAMBA authentication in SQUID, to reuse users and groups already ...
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Why the Samba shares on Debian became inaccessible after Windows 10 update to 20H2?

I have updated the Windows 10 to version 20H2 and after that all my Samba shares on the Debian are became inaccessible. The ping from Windows 10 to Debian is successful. But when I trying in the ...
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FreeBSD setting permissions (freenas)

Towards a FreeBSD freenas system, some folder have been copied, however the permissions went wrong. I need to set first the default permissions root and wheel. (getfacl ./ ) To set the default user ...
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Configuring samba server to share a folder

I have installed samba using sudo yum install -y samba How do I configure the Samba server service to share the local /docs directory as read-only for any user (public share)
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Samba share running on RHEL server is only visible to Mac for a short period after starting the service

I have a home server running RHEL 8.3, with samba 4.12.3 and avahi services running and enabled. I'm attempting to use this share as a Time Machine server for my two Macs. I have the following smb....
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Hyper-V storage on Samba 4 Server with SMB3

I have issues storing Windows Server 2019 Hyper-V vhdx virtual hard drives on a samba 4 share (on Ubuntu 20.04). The virtual machine does not start with this configuration but is created. Is there any ...
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win 10 conflict between NTFS mapped drive and samba (1.0) mapped drive

i have a win 10 with 2 mapped drives. one is mapped to another win 10 share drive, and the other to a samba share on Ubuntu server. This setup has worked well for the past 5 years plus. Last week, i ...
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Windows 7 - delay with offline network drives

I have a desktop running Win 7 Pro 64. I have an NAS server (Debian 10) with HDDs shared via Samba. Everything works as expected when the NAS server is on but if it is offline then I get lots of ...
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Adding non-global maximum storage capacities on samba

Goal: To give each directory it's own memory allocation, "max disk size" is a global command and wont allow me to configure each share location with it's own memory allocation. Is there a ...
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MacOS Time-machine lots of TCP Window Updates and TCP Dup ACK: sign of problems or just normal behaviour?

I was recently investigating reported packet drops on my NAS (reported by netdata). While capturing the data a Time Machine backup was running and I saw a lot of TCP Dup ACK messages. In between where ...
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Samba sharing issues with file/folder with $ in filename

I have tried with Multiple Linux VMs on my Windows 10 laptop using Samba to share folders on the host that contain files encrypted with EFS that I am unable to access using Windows File sharing(SMB). ...
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Cannot access samba server in “parent” subnet

I have been searching for a solution to my problem for the past 2 days and I just cannot find anything related :( My network setup is the following: Now my goal is to be able to access the fileserver ...
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Windows not able to join local Samba Domain Controller when domain name contains public domain

I'm trying to set up a local samba domain controller in a mixed environment (Ubuntu, Linux, OSX). Domain provisioning worked as per the samba wiki, all the suggested tests succeed, joining Linux hosts ...
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`ping` unable to resolve DNS but `dig` or `nslookup` works over VPN

I have installed Samba AD DC with a bind9 DNS, the DNS config contain: allow-query {any; }; When I'm connected on my local network I can (from any PC or server on the network that use the Samba's DNS)...
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Creating R2R Windows Symlinks on TrueNAS drive returns error “The File or Directory Is Not a Reparse Point”

I'm not sure whether this issue leans more towards a TrueNAS/FreeBSD problem or something more on the Windows 10 side. I'm trying to create some symbolic links FROM the SMB share, TO the SMB share. I....
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Is there a way to share an APFS partition on Linux?

I want to share over the network a partition formatted as APFS using my laptop with Ubuntu 20. I was wondering if there is a way to share the partition "raw" so I can connect to it from my ...
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VLC Samba SSHFS weird speeds over LAN

So I recently started hosting files over my network from the main PC, which runs Ubuntu 20.04 to other devices via Samba. On my phone everything runs fine, no problem, Samba and SSHFS. On my Macbook ...
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Public Samba Share: What directory permissions should I use?

I have a public samba share, and I can mount the directory from a remote machine. I cannot write to the directory (create files/folders). There are users and passwords for this public share. These are ...
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Optimizing File Indexing

So I'm using a Raspberry PI 3B+ hooked up to an old 4TB HDD, and I'm using it to run discord bots and host a digital drive so I can actually turn my computer off. However, indexing files on that thing ...
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Have non-root users mount samba shares using terminal

I want regular (non-root) users to be able to mount samba shares using their terminal. Each user has their own username and password on the share, so I cannot use an fstab entry with a credentials ...
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samba shared executable file

I use samba to exchange data between two PC connected on the same LAN. I have problem, when I want to create file (touch test.txt) on shared dir via samba, that file will be executable file, but I ...
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How to list files and folders using linux cifs server?

I am getting NT_STATUS_OBJECT_NAME_INVALID listing error when i am trying to list files and folders of linux cifs server using smbclient command.However,it is working fine when i am trying with ...
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What is the real danger of allowing SMB 1 client to access files on legacy device (which is not SMB 2 capable) on the local network?

I have an old device which is not SMB 2 capable. Much has been written about danger of using SMB1 (eg. https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/storage-at-microsoft/stop-using-smb1/ba-p/425858). I would ...
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Windows 10, unable to access network samba share by name, able to access by IP address

In the recent times I noticed that after I reboot my Windows 10 Dell laptop, I am unable to access one of my Network shares by name, e.g.: \\my_server. It just returns error that network path is not ...
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Samba Server Errors - process_usershare_file

I have a Samba server running on a Debian and whenever I access my share from a Windows 10 client, this is the error on syslog: Jan 29 22:02:13 raspberrypi smbd[16291]: process_usershare_file: share ...
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ubuntu samba gio mount issue: volume doesn't implement mount

I have a fresh install of ubuntu 20.04 where I also installed xubuntu-desktop. In thunar I can access my samba share by typing smb:/// in the address bar. After which it prompts me for my credentials. ...
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CIFS VFS: cifs_mount failed w/return code = -22

I currently face an issue that I wasn't able to connect to a Windows Share. Following my used command, fstab doesn't helped either, it will get the same error. The kernel log isn't useful @ all. The ...
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Samba4 Domain and Active Directory compatibility?

I'm running a testing AD lab at home which has a AD forest with single domain. The functional level is 2016. I'm trying to move to Samba4 domain controllers for licensing issues and also testing new ...
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Samba/Avahi and changing permissions on Time Machine external drive

I recently decided to use my Time Machine external drive as a Raspberry Pi NAS and backup my data there. I'm using Samba and Avahi on latest Raspberry Pi OS. After setting everything up I'm still ...
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Samba shares are accessible only for a specific user set by chown

I've stumbled upon a peculiar issue regarding samba share. It only works when ownership is given to the samba user (shared) by running chown -R shared:sambasecure /mnt/Backup. I'm running CentOS 8, ...
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Avahi detection for NFS/Samba and avahi-browse

I'm currently experimenting with auto-detection of shares in my home network. My WiFi/broadband router features a small NAS storage which is mounted via Samba. My Ubuntu PC detects this NAS right away ...
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Windows 10 Pro and Ubuntu 20.04.1 LTS Samba

After upgrade to Windows 10 Pro 20H2 , from Ubuntu 20.04.1 LTS machine I can access only one of the three user folder available using samba, is that normal?
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samba server on linux - w/r speed more slow in ext4

i install a samba server on ubuntu server. i configure by default(but try diferent parameters) .there is two usd drive mount, one with ext4 and other in ntfs the hardware is a minipc: intel celeron 1....
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Connect to Windows shared folder in Ubuntu

I have recently installed Ubuntu 20.04. Moreover, I have a share folder in windows of another computer. I have to access the share folder in Ubuntu. Therefore, I installed samba client using this ...
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Can I run Samba shadow copy with “snapshots” made by rsync

I have a RAID6 hardware disk, ext4 filesystem, shared via Samba in a Windows Domain. Samba DC. A friend told me he was quite happy with "Shadow Copy" Windows feature and I saw this is ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 Various Questionable /var/log/samba/log.192.168.6.66 0 byte files

I have had a network of 5 ubuntu (currently 20.04) computers at home for the last several years. They have always been on the network 192.168.1.xxx. Looking in my /var/log/samba folder today I see 74 ...
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Windows 10 Edu SMB Share not available

I have created a SMB share on a small debian server. I can connect to it via a notebook(with debian), a notebook (with Win10 Pro) and i also tested it with a app on my smartphone. Everything works ...
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Getent doesn't show AD users/groups

I use Samba4 and Debian 8 and have a problem with getent passwd/group. When I do $getent passwd administrator I get administrator:*:0:100::/home/MYDOM/administrator:/bin/false however, when I do $...
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Windows 10 DNS record with NT4 domain

I'm having a problem introducing Windows 10 machines to my Samba NT4 domain. I know that Microsoft actively "encourages" people to move to AD, but for various reasons, I'm stuck with NT4 for ...
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Connecting openVPN windows 7 clients to the server

Apologies for the wording of the question - it was done in a rush, here with the altered wording: I have an openVPN server running on Ubuntu 18.04 which has samba running. I have no problems ...
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CD Into Mounted Windows Share from Bash

I am using Pop_OS (very new to Linux) and trying to access a shared network drive hosted on a Windows machine. I have mounted the drive and when I right-click on it and "open in terminal" I ...

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