A free software re-implementation of the SMB/CIFS networking protocol, which provides Windows file and print services. Use this tag when your question involves Samba shares, mounts, or printers.

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How do I fix my CIFS mouning options correctly to not break the mount?

I'm in the process of setting up a new NAS in my home setup. Part of this is mounting it on my Ubuntu server running 14.04. My problem arises when I want to mount a subfolder of a share so that only ...
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Appending a line to a [section] of a config file

I've noticed that some Linux configuration files (e.g. /etc/samba/smb.conf) expect you to enter the actual settings (key value pairs) in a particular "section" of the file such as [global]. I'm ...
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How to move files on remote CIFS share into different remote folder using e.g. smbclient

I am looking for a linux command to move set of files from one folder to another on windows box remotely. I tried smbclient, but when I use it for moving files I have to perform two step process: ...
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Share a folder between Linux host and Windows guest VM

I'm trying to share a folder between my main OS (openSUSE 42.1) to a guest Windows 7 virtual machine, but I'm unable to set it up properly. I access the VM from virt-manager, and I've read that the ...
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Unix winbind groupmap

i got Linux server (SLES 12) joined in Windows AD with winbind and samba services. I got unix group "mqm" and windows AD group "67uts-mq-admins". I want to map windows AD to unix group with "net ...
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mount samba shares at boot with systemd

I have some Samba shares that I want to mount at boot time. They're not needed for anything immediately, but I'd like them to be available when I first access them. I've tried using a .mount file ...
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postgresql auth against samba active directory

I've recently set up a new Samba4 Active Directory to handle centralized authentication for my small office network. On this server is also a postgresql-9.5 instance, and I'm trying to have it ...
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Samba Service Printer Does Not Execute

I installed a samba service on my raspberry pi 3 linux: Jessie (Debian 8). smb.conf [global] netbios name = medicalexporter workgroup = WORKGROUP public = yes # Run a WINS server wins ...
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Web-based Samba client interface for headless system

I run a file server on a Raspberry Pi at home. Also at home on another Raspberry PI; I'm running Openelec Kodi. The instance that I'm envisioning is where my (not-very-tech-savvy) wife is at home ...
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Issues in accessing samba share on windows 10 only

First diagnostics showed the following error: windows socket registry entries missing Then I have removed the registry entries of winsock and winsock2 and reinstalled them by downloading and ran ...
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VPN SoftEther - I can't access VPN server directly from VPN connected device

I have installed and run VPN server (SoftEther) on my Raspberry Pi 3 (Raspbian) and it works fine except the fact that my PI works not only as VPN server but offers other services (SAMBA, FTP, APACHE, ...
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SAMBA Share Not ReadWrite

I've set up a folder (on srv005) /mnt/local/data owned by msc:msc_group. drwxr-xr-x 4 msc msc_group 4096 Jun 9 22:33 data I've set up SAMBA with the following share options: [srv005_data] comment ...
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samba4's ldbsearch complains about authentication for basic searches

So I understand the concept of binding to a LDAP server of any kind and performing either authenticated or anonymous queries. And my goal is to get the full dn=...dc=example,dc=com for a specific ...
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Speed up SAMBA refreshing with file explorer

I'm using Fedora 23 with KDE Plasma. I have a NAS server and I'm connecting to it through the smb protocol. Unfortunately, I noticed that my default file explorer, Dolphin, was slower to get files (...
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Mount Samba in Linux Mint

How can I mount my Samba HD from my stock Asus n66u router to Linux Mint laptop over the air? I’ve tried tutorials, but they are either very confusing (since I don’t use Linux too often) or using a ...
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How to “forget” user credentials after logging in to a windows share (samba)

I logged in from my Mint to a windows share (which is actually a linux running samba, if it's relevant), typed in the password, and got it. Even though I marked it to forget the password immidiatly, ...
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Permissions to allow files to be written, but not read, overwritten or modified

I'm setting up a file share for a small group (CIFS/samba on FreeNAS, so the base system is FreeBSD/ZFS using ACLs). I want to allow users to put stuff into a folder on the share - but not to be ...
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Wins nss host name resolution not working

I'm trying to get wins name resolution working. I thought I understood the required step, but I can't get it to work. The box is running SLES 12 SP1. This is what I've done: Added a wins server to ...
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SELinux restorecon

I am trying to export a Samba share and changing its SELinux fcontext to 'samba_share_t'. However in the guide that I follow after changing the fcontext, I need to run 'restorecon' over the exported ...
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How can I mount an Apple Time Capsule in FreeBSD (FreeNAS) as a smbfs share?

I am trying to mount a 3rd generation Apple AirPort Time Capsule share on a FreeNas box. I can connect to the share using smbclient and the remoteUser password. % smbclient -U remoteUser -L //...
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Very low disk performance on Samba

I'm using Samba on Debian 8.4 (Jessie) to share files with a small number of Windows & Mac users (~20 total, ~5 at a time at most) and I'm seeing abysmal performance on read and write: tested by ...
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How do I connect to Hyper-V VM's serial port from Linux?

I run Linux as a virtual machine on MS Hyper-V hypervisor from Windows Server (2008 R2 and 2012 R2, 2016 would be nice as well) and I want to read output from the VM's serial port (one-way ...
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Smbclient asking for password

I am connecting to a samba share using the following command.. /usr/bin/smbclient \\\\server78\\publicfolder It asks me for my linux account password before it will connect. This isn't a problem ...
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SAMBA fails to restart >> nmbd.serviceJob for nmbd.service failed

Trying to set up samba on a new machine, but having problems. First I couldn't get the [homes] section to work (couldn't access from other machine). Now SAMBA won't restart: sudo /etc/init.d/samba ...
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Samba “printer admin” option is deprecated on 3.6.X and removed in 4.0

In my /etc/samba/smb.conf, I use option printer admin. Then I got, # testparm -sv WARNING: The "enable priviledges" option is deprecated Unknown option encountered "printer admin" Ignoring ...
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Samba performance tuning

Hi I'm using Samba to share a folder from linux to a Windows client(Windows Server 2012 R2). The disk backing the linux share is pretty fast (NAS of 500+ MB/s). However, when I benchmark the IO ...
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NFS share inside a NFS or Samba share cannot be accessed

I have this MCVE under SLES 11 SP2: 1) Server 10.10.50.199 has the directory /foo/. Inside /foo there is a directory bar/ which is used in /etc/fstab : 10.10.50.200:/nfs_folder /foo/bar 2) Server 10....
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How to auto-mount shared SMB folder on logon?

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04. When I log on I see in the Files manager (near the bottom) this: I routinely click "Connect to Server" and then see this: I then double-click those and they are ...
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samba smbpasswd NT_STATUS_ACCESS_DENIED gid_to_sid: winbind failed to find a sid for gid 100

I am running SLES 11.4, having problems when users try to use smbpasswd. As root if I do smbpasswd for a user account then that works. Once the smbpasswd is set, samba server works fine and users can ...
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How to change password for SAMBA printer on Kubuntu 14.04

On my desktop at work with Kubuntu 14.04 I have (actually had) access to a network printer (Windows printer via SAMBA). After changing the password of my account I naturally have to reconfigure the ...
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What is samba equivalent for windows command “View user account details” NET USER [/DOMAIN]

What is unix/samba equivalent for windows command "View user account details from AD" NET USER /DOMAIN username next unix command is not one net -v -U username -S ad-server-host RPC USER INFO ...
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Samba share not working on second hard drive

I have a centos7 file server with a samba share on the main drive and this is working fine. However I have tried to add a share on a second drive with the same setting but machines on the network are ...
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smbclient authentication on CentOS 7.2.1511

I'm trying to use smbclient to display all the available shares on a server. It was working perfectly well with ubuntu 14.04 but I am getting a few error on CentOS . Here is what I am getting : # ...
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Is there a way to convert zjsstream to a human readable text file?

I am printing from windows system to ubuntu print server, the spool file built in Ubuntu system is "Zenographics ZjStream printer data (big-endian)". I have used command "zjsdecode" to convert the ...
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Prevent updates to 'modified time' when copying files to a mounted Samba folder

I don’t want the “last modified” attribute to be changed to the current date when copying files to a mounted Samba folder. How can I do this? This behavior occurs with (K)Ubuntu 12.04 and Ubuntu 15....
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smbldap-tools + Samba 3.6.X - 2 groups exists

In a big corporation, there is several groups encoded in different domains on the same LDAP server. The server is member of the DOM1. root@testsmb3# smbldap-groupmod -m myUser myGroup Error: 2 ...
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Samba NT_STATUS_NO_TRUST_SAM_ACCOUNT

for a project we have several samba shares configured as following: [global] workgroup = <domain name> netbios name = <machine name> passdb backend = tdbsam security = ads ...
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How downgrade Ubuntu Samba implementation

A week ago I got some updates related to Samba and now authentication is broken. Windows and Android machines can connect to a Samba server just right, however Ubuntu rejects login credentials. This ...
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Mounting samba directory changes all file permissions to user who mounted it

I have a xubuntu 14.04 client, a debian 8 Samba File server and an external Active Directory service. I log in as user1 on the client authenticating against the ADS with winbind. My home directory /...
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Resolve NetBIOS Names via Samba 4.4

Through StackExchange, we knew how to configure Linux to resolve NetBIOS names, and I have configured my system in those ways. (I have installed winbind, configured my /etc/nsswitch.conf correctly and ...
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Kerberos/Samba can't join Active Directory [DEBIAN 8]

I have an issue when I try to join my domain. I am able to create the kerberos ticket successfully. root@debian:~# kinit Administrateur@ASP.DOMAIN Password for Administrateur@ASP.DOMAIN: root@debian:...
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Unprotected Windows Shares Still Requiring Password in Linux Mint

I am trying to access my windows shares from linux mint. I have 2 windows computers (both Win 10) and my laptop on Linux Mint. My office PC is password protected and can access those files from my ...
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Samba unable to write when mounting from linux

I'm having some weird issues with samba. Somehow im not able to write to the mounted share from Linux over VPN but it works without problems when mounting from Windows hosts on the same local network. ...
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Can login and browse in shares on samba server, can not access files

I´m pretty new to Linux so I've been having a hard time fixing this. Running the latest version of Mint. The files are stored on an auto-mounted NTFS partition. I can access the share, I can ...
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ACL not working on directories

For some reason when I create new file from Windows I can change the permissions just fine but when I create a folder it won't let me change the permissions, I get this error: A device attached to ...
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SMB server not working after upgrade from 3.5 to 3.6

our Windows 7/2008 clients can't access our samba server any more after the upgrade to version 3.6. This is on CentOS 6 (rpm --query centos-release reports centos-release-6-7.el6.centos.12.3.x86_64). ...
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Docker container with Samba exits without any message

We have a server running CentOS, on which there are several services in Docker containers to separate them from host changes. Last week Friday we ran an update on CentOS, and since then one of our ...
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How to change Samba server description

I'm a total newbie in linux and just installed debian and samba my debian computer name is "debian" but after installing samba it is showing like this(in windows network places) "Samba 4.1.17-Debian(...
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samba netlogon_creds_server_check failed. Rejecting auth request from client

After an upgrade Windows 7 clients are denied access to samba. The OS is Debian wheezy. After the upgrade to samba 2:3.6.6-6+deb7u9 no Windows client can access. I see this in the logs: ...
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Using cups to print to windows domain with password in a separate file

Every guide I've seen so far that explains how to print to a Windows print server from CUPS, indicates to put the username and password, in plain text, in the Device URI either in the web interface (...