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Abbreviation for "Server Message Block"; an application-layer network protocol for sharing files and printers, popular in Windows environments

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Reading from SMB in slow 4MB chunks on Steam Deck (Arch Linux)

I have a Raspberry Pi 4b running an smb server to act as a basic NAS. This is connected to my router via a powerline adapter providing about 100Mbs up and down. It has been working well with my myriad ...
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How was my MFP able to save scanned document to my computer without a password?

I was scanning document with Canon MB2100 and it asked me where to save it. I choose "Computer" and it showed my Windows computer in a format username (SMBNAME) It didn't ask any passwords, ...
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How to setup macOS server capable of handling large number of small files?

I'm trying to setup my Mac mini as a file server so that I can share it with my MacBook Pro. I'll be designating a folder in my Mac mini that both computers can easily write and read from. I first ...
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How to make a smb server in the cloud

I am trying to make myself a samba server in the cloud but for some reason I cannot access it from my home network. If i vnc into the server on a xfce session I can access the files on the share but ...
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Creating an url opened from windows explorer that links to shared folder

So i need to do this for a coworking space, basically whenever a client is connected to wifi, he is given instruction on how to access shared content, open windows explorer type abc.com windows ...
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SMB2 port range? Port 64663?

I'm copying files via the program Bvckup to a windows share. From a wireshark capture, I see that the operation uses TCP port 445 and SMB2 port 64663. I want to make a firewall rule, but I am ...
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How to log in to Windows SMB folder using VLC on Android

I did the same as this person, except at the end instead of not asking for a user and password, it does... but it won't take it. It won't accept neither the admin user and password nor the ones of the ...
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SMB MultiChannel only sees one server-side NIC? Both client and server has 2 NICs each on same subnet, 4 IP addresses

The client is Win 11 PC. The server is Synology DS1821+. Running Get-SmbMultichannelConnection returns the following on the client: Shows 2 SMB MultiChannel connections, source is the 2 client NICs ...
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Windows Firewall blocking SMB after a period of time

I have an issue with a restricted terminal machine running Windows 10 that I hope someone can shed some light on. This is on the domain and is restricted in Windows Firewall to only allow Google ...
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SMB over VM over VPN?

I've been struggling with forwarding traffic to SMB over VM that connects to my reverse proxy server that has public IP. My setup: Home: [Debian11 server with SMB] (My server rack) [Ubuntu VPS] (my ...
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How to make an SMB share seeming a regular directory?

I have an application (ACDSee) that does not want to work with network shares in certain cases. Namely, it checks if the directory is a network share and refuses to add it into indexing list. Is there ...
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How can I safely eject USB disks in Openmediavault?

I have an external hard drive connected by usb to a PC with the Openmediavault Nas system. I'd like to be able to eject the drive out of the way and unplug it from power via a wifi plug when I'm not ...
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Windows Network Folders

I have 4 Windows 10 PCs, all of them updated with Windows system & optional updates. 1 of the PCs is an i9, and it cannot explore the others' network shared folders. The other 3 PCs can view ...
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Mount SMB / New-PSDrive (PowerShell on macOS)

Our computing environment is primarily windows, but I work mostly from macOS. Typically, I enter-pssession to a windows server/workstation using -SSHTransport and am able to make use of any fileshares ...
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Port 445 blocks administrative functions (Active Directory)

For security reasons, I want to block 445 in my AD (Active Directory) environment. One of them is to disable access to SMB shared folders. But my problem is if I block all inbound TCP connections to a ...
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SMB error pointing to specific folder

i did all the instructions right but this always pop up when installing [02/03 17:18:14.012] BINL Err: WIA_RIS_SHARE wrong setup; 127.0.0.1:445 SMB share doesn't point to E:\.Serva\Boot\ Can i remap ...
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Accessing SMB service on a router other than the one I am connected to

I have two routers, one that also acts as a modem (coax cable,ISP provided,primary router, 192.168.0.1) and one (secondary router,192.168.1.1) that has a USB port to run an SMB service. My problem is ...
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Color folders (directories) on SMB NAS so all windows users can see the colors

is there a way to apply a color to folders (directories) on a Synology NAS so that all windows users can see the colors? Thanks, Al
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NTFS permissions set to inherit, but don't apply to new files

I'm running into a really frustrating issue with inheritance for NTFS permissions not working correctly. I use cloud storage (specifically OneDrive) for storage of certain files; in this case, I have ...
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Programs can create save data, but not read from it on an SMB network share

I have a strange problem I can't figure out. I have a home server with AD and a GPO policy for folder redirection. I have a share on one of my drives that I have shared out via Server Manager. I have ...
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Why does a shared samba directory show different file permissions?

The file permission in my samba server (local filesystem) are as follows: -rw-r-----+ 1 sambaserver sambaserver 49 Jan 9 01:14 staticfile.md However, when accessed remotely through a client, the ...
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Changing inherited NTFS ACL/permissions to target directory after moving files over network

I've applied this registry change, but it only applies when working directly on the workstation, not when using a networked workstation. eg.: SharedDir/ ∟ dir1/ ∟ file.txt ∟ dir2/ In the ...
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Prevent Windows 10 from accessing network shares with wrong credentials

I have a NAS with a SMB share in my network. On my local machine (Windows 10) I haven't saved the credentials for the NAS. Now when I'm starting up, I can see in the access logs of the NAS, that it ...
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I have 2 network interfaces in an Ubuntu 20.04 build, how can I force SMB/CIFS connections over the secondary network interface?

As the title says, I have 2 network interfaces in an Ubuntu 20.04 build - 1 1GbE link for internet etc. and a secondary 10GbE link that is directly connected to a file server. The 10GbE link has been ...
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Windows SMB share over PC hotspot

I am running Windows 10, and I'm connected using LAN. I share a folder on my network using SMB, and it's accessible on a phone, which is connected using WiFi to the same router. Now if I start a ...
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I can't connect to a shared folder without a password in windows

I have a folder on my Windows system, this folder is shared on the local network, they have no password to share. The problem is that to try to access it asks me for the access credentials "user&...
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Connect to SMB on Microsoft 365 managed user account

In our small (6 people) company, we use Microsoft 365 to manage users and their MS Office licenses. Users log in to computers using PIN code to an account configured in our company domain - a very ...
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Timestamps of copies across different file systems

Doing some layman's IT administration, I came across an issue which I would like to track down. I frequently use Windows 10 to change files on a NAS (Western Digital MyBookLive) which (supposedly) ...
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force SMB to use IPV6 (Windows 10)

I am transferring files in 2 ways (bidirectional) frome one computer to another one (with SMB) The problem as you see is that one transfer is in IPV6 and the other is in IPV4. the IPv4 connection is ...
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I wanna access my server using the smb protocol outside my lan so is it secure to use a load balancer with it?

I am trying to get a smb server from my pi. That can be accessed outside of my LAN since i don't wanna use 3rd party apps for directly view my photos and videos on my server. I wanted to directly use ...
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How to mount network drive and make it permanent using command line in mac?

I want to mount my network drive to my local folder in mac/osx. I normally use mount_smbfs command but it won't mount automatically after restart or logout. For permanent option in mac : system ...
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Samba not deleting files

I currently have this as my config: [global] workgroup = WORKGROUP netbios name = vault security = user map to guest = bad user guest account = nobody interfaces = 127.0.0.0/8 eth0 ...
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Connecting to a Windows 10 share via its DNS hostname or IP address

I have two Win 10 Home machines, both signed in to the same Microsoft account. Both machines use a password sign-in. TLDR: Accessing a public share via its DNS hostname or IP address fails. Details: ...
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Write cache on local Windows 10 machine for asynchronous transfer to NAS?

I have an application that generates a stream of data as a single file. The amount of generated data is variable, but in average wouldn't nearly saturate my network or NAS speeds. However, there can ...
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SMBClient does not accept domain.example.com@SSL URL format, until it sometimes does for a while - WebDAV redirect not triggering

So I have set up an SMB server running over HTTPS, and am trying to connect to it via a URL like \\domain.example.com@SSL\path\to\file.txt However, Windows fails to connect to it, and the SMBClient ...
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TrueNAS: Can read/write through SMB but not FTP

I have a small TrueNAS server set up and I can access my files over SMB. I want to access it through the internet to I want to access it via FTP as well. FTP successfully connects but I cannot read/...
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Using smb share on windows

I enabled th SMB1 feature in my windows 10. How to use it to transfer files between my android and windows-10 I have a filemanager+ android app which asks to enter url, usernames password for smb ...
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SMB connection time-out on enterprise VPN

osx 10.15.7 While successfully connected to my University's VPN (Paolo Alto GlobalProtect client), I am unable to connect (timeout) to my department's SMB network share from my home workstation. I ...
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Is there a difference between enabling SMB via PowerShell vs Control Panel?

In Microsoft docs, it is said that SMB can be turned on with the PowerShell command Set-SmbServerConfiguration -EnableSMB2Protocol $true. Many websites also say that it can be turned on via 'Turn ...
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Windows mapped drives too unreliable

I manage a Windows 10 Pro system setup as a basic file server for multiple users. Every user has their own dedicated Windows user and credentials. Every client workstation has a net map script with ...
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Win10 20H2 - inconsistent SMB1 access

I know Win10 update 2004 broke smb1 access and a subsequent hotfix (or was it 20H2?) fixed it. But in the past week I've had all kinds of problems accessing a single smb1 share located on an old ...
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Windows 10 - Cannot connect to SMB shares

Within my home network, the network drives [SMB shares] set up on a Surface 4 Pro [Windows 10 Home v2004, b19041.985], connected via ethernet, suddenly stopped working, and since the same are readily ...
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remote mount that preserves permissions

I have a NAS appliance (Synology DiskStation), which exposes file shares through a variety of common protocols, including NFS and SMB/CIFS. The device has its own user set and permissions system for ...
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Google Drive File Sync

I have google drive file sync running on a windows computer (PC#1) in my home network. The files are set to be available online-only (in the cloud). Drive file synce creates a virtual drive for this. ...
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Connecting to file share works from iPad but not macOS

I am attempting to connect to a Windows file share from macOS 11.3. The IP is 192.168.0.6, however my Mac will ask for username and password. When I enter them, it will shake in error and will not ...
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Convert SMBv1 to newer SMB without modifying the server

A friend who is a medical doctor has a medical imaging device that exports small jpg files by providing a Samba share. It runs a heavily modified version of Windows 2000 and only supports SMBv1. SMBv1 ...
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Is it safe to use SMBv1 client/server after patching it, on Windows 10?

As you may know, after numerous ransomware attacks, Microsoft decided to disable SMBv1 by default on Windows OS's. However despite releasing a patch (MS17-010) to address those attacks, it seems that ...
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No access to smb shares on NAS after win10 local user certificate expires

So Today, I attempted to access my NAS over SMB (\\files) on my network workgroup. The window hung for a moment, and a dialog I've never seen before when connecting to a share, with the title "...
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How to limit inbound SMB bandwidth?

Prologue: This is not a duplicate question. There are many questions and answers about that subject, but I haven't found a single one which deals with inbound traffic and provides a reasonable answer. ...
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Cannot connect to any devices on local network

When I try to ping my laptop it shows "Reply from my PC private IP : Destination host unreachable", however there's no problem when I pinging my router. Previously I was able to access my ...
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