Questions tagged [shared-folders]

Shared folders are folders that are shared (made accessible to) multiple users, typically over a TCP/IP network.

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Network folder access denied after setting “Allow” permissions to folder for Group

The folder TestProj is a shared folder at the root of a host server's E:\ drive. I made a new group called WebDevGroup with the user WebDev inside it. I assigned WebDevGroup the permissions to 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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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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Switch users on network shares

I have 2 issues that are driving me crazy. I have a NAS on my home network, to prevent ransomware attack I created two accounts: user_ro and user_rw that can respectfully only read, or read+write. Let'...
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Can I find out the size of a shared OneDrive folder?

I need to figure out the total size of a shared OneDrive folder. This folder can't synchronized with my local drive since it's huge and contains stuff like backup files from several people in our ...
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Single share across multiple locations Windows Server 2019

I would like to create a share that appears to the user as a single share, however it is actually a combination of two separate targets. I have a server with a D: drive that is backed up daily and is ...
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How to remove the vboxsf group membership requirement from VirtualBox shared folders?

I'm automating setup of a virtual machine, where I would like to be able to mount shared folders in VirtualBox and provide all users (including ones already logged on and processes already running) ...
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How can I read/write to an encrypted folder share on another computer?

I have an external VM, and I have my local computer. On the VM is an encrypted folder share encrypted through EFS. I want to add/edit files on this share. The problem is: When I try to access the ...
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Share a folder on PC with two NICs

On my workplace, I have a PC with two NICs. The onboard NIC is connected with a domain, the other one is connected directly with an another PC that is not a domain PC (Workgroup PC). I created a ...
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Is there a nicer way to organize shares in Windows' Computer Management Console (w/ respect to their local hierarchy structure)? Alternatives?

Is there a way to custom organize Shares in Windows' Computer Management Console (or better yet organize in respect to the hierarchy that they exist in on their local server (I know that the Computer ...
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VMWare - Linux FUSE mount points appear as files in Shared Folder in Windows client

I'm using VMware Workstation Player 16.1.0 on Linux Mint 20.1, with a Windows 10 client. I've installed VMware Tools on the Windows 10 client and setup the the Shared Folder feature. However, FUSE ...
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VirtualBox shared folders error [duplicate]

I want to setup a shared folder on Windows 10 host and Linux Mint guest to transfer files on VirtualBox. But when I Go to Devices/ Guest Additions, this error pops up. Anyone has any idea what is ...
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Inherit share permissions from parent folder Windows 10 PRO

I have a parent folder with configured share permissions that I use to smbv2 to a box to watch remotely. The problem im having, when i add a file to the parent folder share permissions are not ...
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Problems sharing from Administrator Account on domain network

I am experiencing an issue where I am sharing a folder from a domain controller when logged in as the Administrator. Real file path would be similar to C:\users\admin\docs . After setting permissions ...
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Using Map Network Drive to access Shared folder

I was reading about the different ways of Connecting to Shared Folders , one of them was Using Map Network Drive which states the follows : Map a network drive if you want a drive letter and icon ...
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Windows Read shared folder permission

I was reading about Shared folder permissions and then I passed by the following information about the read permission : Read: Display folder names, file names, file data, and attributes; run ...
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Can't access windows 10 shared folders with account/password [duplicate]

I'm trying to access the folders I shared on Windows 10 through my Android phone. Using Samsung's "My files" I am able to add the SMB network drive. When I turn OFF password protected ...
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Can someone please explain how shared application folders in Windows work?

I was reading about shared folders in Windows and then I found this: Use shared folders to provide users with access to files and folders across a network. Users can connect to the shared folder over ...
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Syncing a folder on two PC connected to the same router

I have two PCs running on Windows 10. I have been using \\PC01 but now \\PC02 is joining. There is a folder \\PC01\Users\Matthew\Documents\folderToShare and I want it to synchronize with \\PC02\Users\...
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How to bind a file into a flatpak container

I'd like to bind a folder into a flatpak container, but with a different path in the container and the host. The concrete application is, that I would like to bind the distribution folder for Firefox ...
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What's the maximum typical speed possible with 802.11n WiFi for local network file transfer?

I know that: the theoritical limit of 802.11n Wifi is 450 Mbps in the 5Ghz band (that I use), the router reports a 450 Mbps speed (using nirsoft's great tool WifiInfoView) Windows reports a 300 ...
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Shared folder: creating a different user to access with Hamachi

and sorry if this seems a dumb question. I used Hamachi on two computers on different networks, to create a shared folder between the two machines. Once the program was installed on both and the vpn ...
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Can not access windows share folder on local host using dns record

I have a shared folder on my server Terminal03, the folder is on D:temp, the shared path is \\Terminal03\temp and there is a dns record apps which points to Terminal03. The folder is accessible for ...
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Hide a subfolder inside a share windows server

Im using windows server 2012 R2 and im trying to hide parts of one share for all users. I still want everybody to read from it if the have the correct path to it. Lets say all user that have access ...
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How to correctly map an “on-demand-only” network drive under Windows 10 Home

My girlfriend uses a network share at work, i.e. while physically present in the office with her laptop, or from home using a VPN connection. She uses Windows 10 Home (19041.610) and has added a ...
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Port forwarding of Windows Network File Share

I want to access Windows Network File/Folder share inside a NAT network across the internet using NAT port forwarding, For this to succeed, which port numbers should I forward to the Windows 10 client ...
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What Data To Share and How when Multi-Booting Unix-Like Operating Systems

I would like to multi-boot an up-to-date version of macOS, a fixed version of macOS 10.13, and an up-to-date version of Ubuntu on my MacBook Pro (without T2 chip). Obviously I can share most data ...
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Files on a network share are not visible from other network computers

I have a Windows 7 machine A with a shared drive D: as \shareD. Other networked machines mount this share as drive N: Sometimes files put into a folder \\A\shareD\files\user123 on the shared drives ...
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Local folder mounted as empty on Ubuntu with docker-machine

Running docker-machine on Ubuntu, mounting local folder with docker run -v option, folder is empty in Docker container.
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How do I setup access to shared folders using certificates?

I have a simple home network with several computers. While connected to the home network I want my work laptop to have access to shares in other computers, but I don't want to save my home credentials ...
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Executing Visual Studio 2019, stored in a remote server

I have a personal computer, and a server. On both systems, Windows 10 Pro is already installed. TL;DR I want to execute Visual Studio 2019 Enterprise on my personal computer, but place the application'...
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Windows XP asking for password to access to Windows 10 shared folder

I shared a folder from my windows 10 machine with windows xp machine. I can ping both machines. and when I type the IP address of my xp machine in the windows 10 search bar it works and I can access ...
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Prevent Creation of “System Volume Information”-folder for Specific Partition

I have a NTFS-partition that is shared with my Linux installtion. When i'm on Windows, it doesn't bother me that the folder is there because i don't see it. However, that's not the case on Windows. I ...
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I can ping but I can't access to shared folder

I've two machines one with XP OS and the other with win10. they can see each other via ping command because they are connected to the same domaine. the problem is when I share a folder on the xp ...
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Transfer data between 2 shares mounted from 2 different interfaces

I have a computer with 2 shares: a remote Azure Cloud file share mounted through WLAN and a local NAS file share mounted through Ethernet. It seems Linux' network manager supports being connected to 2 ...
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cifs mounted directory writing at the same time

i have 2 suse and 1 windows server. windows server has a folder named "backup" and I mounted this folder to my 2 linux machine via cifs. (Suppose linux' names are abc and xyz) This 2 ...
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QEMU/KVM: Creating file sharing between Linux host and MacOS guest

I would like to create whatever possible way to enable file sharing between my Ubuntu 20.04 host and a MacOS Mojave running QEMU/KVM. Things I've tried: anything related to virt-manager. Doesn't work ...
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Network Path Name in Windows 10 1903+ (Also 2004) has wrong capitalization! How to fix?

Before Windows 10 1903, whenever I want to share or map a network drive, the hostname and foldername and capitalization as what I wrote. For instance if the hostname is MyComputer and the shared drive ...
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On a shared computer, how to hide sensitve information from super users?

So I'm on a shared machine. And would like to know if there is any software or protocol that tries to keep things tidy for you. Any encryption I can use on my home or anything similar to keep my ...
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How to share a folder with complex shortcut structure

I have a complex folder structure on Windows 10 for organizing research literature into various reading lists (including "sub-lists"). Because many articles occur in more than one such list, ...
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how to make the SPICE webdav shared folder persistent?

The virt-viewer can add shared folder to virt-manager managed kvm instance. However, when I close the virt-viewer the shared folder will be detached. I wonder is there any settings I can use to make ...
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Share Folder Issue - folder contents not up to date

I have a software that will use a certain file from a local SHARE FOLDER which the folder was previously created between two connected computers through LAN cable. However, one of the PCs did not ...
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Share Folder Missing File

I have two PCs (let's say PC1 and PC2) connected to each other through the LAN cable. From this connection, I created a share folder which can be accessed from both PCs. However, most of the time when ...
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Can I know all shared folders with my account in network?

I would know all share folders that I already had access permission to read, modify ...etc. And if I would check any username permissions to list all share folders for them in the company network? ...
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Is there a difference between using a network share address vs a local address for a folder?

I recently ran into a problem where a Computer A could not pull files from a shared folder on Computer B unless the files were put into the shared folder on Computer B via the network share path. ...
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Shared folder doesn't appear in Linux guest VM - But in WinXP guest

A question for general understanding: In VirtualBox Version 6.1.6 (on antiX Linux (based on debian)) shared folders for WinXP (as a Guest-VM) appearing in the Windows Network in the file manager ...
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What are the functional differences to Share permission settings between unchecking allow, checking deny, and removing the group?

I'm reading up on Share vs NTFS permissions, but would like to understand the overall mechanics in more detail. My question is mostly directed at a resultant perspective, but I'd still appreciate in ...
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Strange behavior of mount -t vboxsf

To mount a shared folder in VirtualBox one can run mount -t vboxsf [share name] [mountpoint]. Ever since ArchLinux integrated some VirtualBox things into the kernel I noticed that if [share name] and ...
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Cannot copy files from/to a shared directory in a remote windows desktop from linux using ssh

I have setup a passwordless login from my Linux System to a Windows System through the ssh key pair. Now, I want to copy a file from a shared directory in the Windows System to another Directory also ...

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