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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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how to properly mount cifs share with password

I work in windows company, and have to access windows shares. I can enter into thunar/nemo path: smb://someserver.whatever/serverDirectories I'm prompted for user/pass and it works. Until entry ...
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Samba client - unix username differ from smb

Problem: Can't map unix user to smb username on client. Scenario: server1 running Windows with smb shares client1 running Debian On server1 is user JSmith On client1 is user jsm When trying to ...
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Confusing Error while creating folder in a samba share

Everything works exept this one thing: when I create a folder it shows a Error Message "Error while creating directory" and below "not a directory". But after refreshing the folder appears and I can ...
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Unable to authenticate on Samba AD DC server

I have a Raspberry Pi 3B+ that I use as a home server. I have installed and setup Samba AD DC from the Raspbian pacakges (4.5.12+dfsg-2+deb9u4). I have configured SSSD on the AD DC server to ...
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use account name as variable in export path of samba share

I have a Debian server hosting Samba shares that I mount on numerous Windows boxes. For security reasons I have created individual samba users with passwords that aren't synced with the OS's or using ...
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smb sharefolder not reachable over just one of two win10 clients (0x80004005)

I have a little confusing problem. I have two samba server running. The first one is an little NAS direct on my router and the secound one on my pi3. if i try to connect from my win10 workstation ...
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Samba Users access denied with an @ in username but can connect without @

I have a Debian 9 server that I just installed along with Samba to do a file sharing service to Windows and linux devices on the network. I created some users as well as samba users along with a ...
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Cannot modify HTML files over Samba

I'm hosting a simple Apache web server on a Raspberry Pi running Debian, which so far only serves up static content out of its default /var/www/ directory. I wanted to share the /var/www/ folder via ...
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Windows-7 cannot resolve a Samba share via the .local domain name (but can resolve for TCP/IP)

I have a Linux Samba server and a Windows-7 computer running on a local network. I installed Avahi on the server and Apple's Bonjour (version 2) on the Windows computer. The Windows computer can ...
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After samba upgrade i cannot connect to samba share with \\hostname or \\FQDN but i can from IP. (Both way generate log server side)

I can fully access my samba share with \\ip from windows explorer but not with \\hostname or \\FQDN. Samba is running on centos 7. This happened after an upgrade from 4.7 to 4.8.3. We did the same ...
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Can't start LXC containers containing CIFS mount

I have a whole bunch of LXC containers set up. One of these contains a directory which I'm sharing via SMB. Those LXCs which mount this SMB container using CIFS will no longer start, nor will the ...
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Error creating symlink using smbclient

I have a directory called tmp, I want to create a symlink to it using smbclient. I'm connecting using smbclient: smbclient //10.0.1.128/share There is tmp directory there. I'm running the following ...
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share samba drive with windows without having to allow guest access

I am trying to set up a simple samba share between my raspberry pi and my windows 10. This is my config: [global] min protocol = SMB2 workgroup = WORKGROUP wins support = no dns proxy = ...
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Can't mount Samba share - “No such device or address”

I have a WiFi modem (10.1.1.1) running a Samba 1.0 file server (SHARE) and a USB flash drive connected to it. I am trying to mount the share directory to my existing local directory /mnt/smb. Output ...
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map ubuntu shared folder in windows 7

I have a virtual machine running ubuntu and I am trying to host some files on ubuntu and map the drive in windows PC. Following the steps here, I am able to see (from windows) the "work" folder after ...
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Modern SMB/CIFS usage in Linux with support for standby and reconnections

For years, I've been using CIFS by mounting the shares with mount -t cifs. This is what I still tend to use, because it allows me to mount specific shares without having to run a network discovery. ...
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Why do computers disappear from “new view” on Windows?

I'm configuring a Linux system using Samba to appear on a Windows network with a NetBIOS name. I noticed that sometimes the computer will disappear from the net view results on the Windows machine ...
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Time Machine backup on Samba share fails with errors 512, 20 & 14

I've set up a Samba share for Time machine backups according to this guide. My Mac recognizes the share correctly, but the initial backup fails with the generic error message that no Backup could be ...
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Access denied homes samba

I need to configure Samba on my Linux, Ubuntu machine where we can login as a users and see our home directories. To achieve that I've added (uncommented and added) some lines in smb.conf file: [...
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Does Windows file share (samba protocol) have an incremental API?

I'd like to query a windows share for "all files added/edited/removed since timestamp yyyy/mm/dd hh:mm:ss" Does such a thing exist? The only thing I know of is inotify - is this the only option? ...
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Sharing a Hard drive on Centos and using samba

I am having issues sharing a external hard drive using samba on centos. I am able to view the share group from my windows machine but when I attempt to accsess it, it says "you do not have permission ...
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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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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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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 ...