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 keberos, an ldap server, samba, and linux / unix file permission acls work together? [on hold]

There's alot of scattered documentation about these, but I'm trying to determine how these might work together. Is it possible to have Samba as your Domain Controller, with Samba file sharing ...
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Samba shared printers are listed as empty string named on Windows 7's Domain Admins

I have shared a printer using SMB 3.6.23 service and CUPS Web interface. Then the printer works just fine, but at a certain point (possibly, while the printer driver is available on Windows 7 using a ...
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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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Cannot unmount cifs share

/etc/fstab //192.168.1.40/shared /home/user/Shared cifs rw,_netdev,user,noauto,credentials=/home/user/.credentials 0 0 //192.168.1.40/backup/user /home/user/Backup ...
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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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Samba share open for all to all

thanks for viewing at this question. I have a CentOS 6.5 server with a share that is and should be accessable for and from everyone. All content placed on that share should be accessable by everyone. ...
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SAMBA Specified Network Name no Longer Available

I've got a problem building a SAMBA share between two computers. One is on Windows 8, the other is on a custom Yocto made Linux. The SAMBA worked before, I don't understand why it does not anymore ... ...
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What does `process_usershare_file` do?

I have a samba server that is giving me this in logs for every single share (in this case "Public" is the share): Sep 2 07:49:42 MyServer smbd[31606]: [2014/09/02 07:49:42.398065, 0] ...
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Create Temporary Samba Share

Is there a possibility to temporarily share a directory per Samba? With python3 i can serve the current directory per HTTP using: python -m http.server. I'd like to do the same thing with Samba.
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How to debug NT_STATUS_IO_TIMEOUT?

When trying to access a samba share with smblcient -L //localhost from my local Samba Server, I get after a delay the error message protocol negotiation failed: NT_STATUS_IO_TIMEOUT What are ...
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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: ...
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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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Accessing a SMB share without a password

When accessing SMB shared that are password-protected, smbclient works just fine. But when I'm trying to access shared that have no password protection (public shares), smbclient prints: tree ...
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How do you make samba follow symlink outside the shared path

This is Ubuntu server 10.04 64 and samba 3.4.7. I have a shared directory /home/mit/share and another one /home/temp that I link into the shared one: ln -s /home/temp /home/mit/share/temp But on ...
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Deleting Non-empty Directory with smbclient

How can I remove a non-empty directory with smbclient? I have tried the following: 1) rm Result: NT_STATUS_NO_SUCH_FILE listing [dir_path] 2) recurse;rm Result: No Error but also nothing ...
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Active Directory Domain with SAMBA or Other Tool

Can I create a domain using SAMBA and set up Active Directory with SAMBA on it? And by this I mean no windows servers involved. I would also like to be able to log in from a Windows machine. ...
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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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Confused on file and directory permissions for Samba shares

I've been searching for while to try to understand the following mask/mode fields for creating files/folders in Samba shares: create mask force create mode directory mask force directory mode But ...
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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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SELinux Write access for vsftpd and samba

This should be easy enough I think, but I'm new to SELinux. I have a CentOS 6 file server. I have some LVM file systems at /var/media and I want to use both Samba and FTP to share them with a Windows ...
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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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“You do not have the permissions necessary to view the contents of “Share on name.domain.com”.”

I am having some issues with Samba on my Fedora file share server. I've logged into as the vncuser below on the server itself and I can access the directory, however I get permission denied errors ...
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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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Unable to connect to the samba server

I setup a samba server (Version 3.6.9-167.el6_5). One of the sub folder contains more than one thousand, if I delete this folder then I can connect to the server, otherwise I am getting a timeout ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Networking and Samba from a quest OS running on qemu

I'm trying to test some software on a big endian system to ensure compatibility. My plan is to use qemu on Ubuntu 12.04 to emulate a MIPS system. So far I've been able to create the quest system ...
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autofs asks password for passwordless samba share on Centos 7

I have a samba share that does not require password. Here are non-default lines in my smb.conf: [global] map to guest = Bad User [distr-ro] path = /home/distr public = yes ...
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How to list printers drivers without credential with Samba?

In order to automatise check of printers, I would like to call rpc commands such as enumprinter or enumdriver. How to make it without connecting to the SMB domain but directly as root? With ...
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What does SAMBA use /tmp for?

I just had a major issue with Samba, I changed my /tmp permissions to something rather restrictive, and after this point I could not log in to samba from any windows client (I did not try a linux ...
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Why does Samba insist on logging on as a guest user?

I'm trying to setup Samba on a Linux Mint 17.3 install. My /etc/samba/smb.conf file is at: http://pastebin.com/FvaK7Yq5 When I try to access the share \\192.168.1.2\jezhome, I use the username ...
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Does a file move operation over SAMBA preserve the inode number?

If I have a directory exposed over a SAMBA share and a user, from either a Linux or Windows system, moves a file from one place to another on that share, does SAMBA know to ask the operating system ...
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Can't connect to Samba drive in CentOS 6.3

#smbclient //ballzdeep/torrents Server not using user level security and no password supplied tree connect failed: NT_STATUS_BAD_NETWORK_NAME Does this mean I would need to require a username and ...
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Is there a way to interleave two filesystems of the same structure?

I have a large networked file system whose backup routine sees some file systems as higher priority than others and are given more redundancy with backups. At present those file systems are visible as ...
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Cannot mount samba share: Mount error (22)

I am trying to mount a password protected samba share. When I access the share via smb://server/share in nautilus there is no password/user promt, it seems I am logged in as a guest and I can browse ...
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Mount a windows share without having root credentials

I am trying to mount a Windows shared folder in my home folder. I am able to execute the following command from a Linux (i.e., CentOS) machine which I have sudo access. The command that I am using ...
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safely unmount samba share in freebsd

I've mounted a samba share on my Freebsd 8.2 server. I tried sudo umount -a -t cifs -l as suggested by a number of users on forums. But this gave me "illegal argument -l" error when I tried it. ...
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Samba no longer allowing different guest account per share

I sure hope I don't make a fool of myself with this but here goes... I've updated Samba from 3.0.33 to 3.6.9 (well, upgraded my OS and this update came with it) and have found certain features I ...
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Why do files created via Samba get different ACL (mask) permissions depending on the client OS?

I tested this on a clean install of Debian Jessie, but I also have this problem on other machines (ex: Ubuntu 12.04). In addition to the base install, I installed sudo, samba, and cifs-utils. Shared ...
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Samba 3.6.12 and NIS

We were able to use Samba and NIS on Samba 3.0.8 on Solaris 10 U5. When we update system to Solaris 10 U11, samba version became 3.6.12. And we are unable to authenticate like old style. I did not ...
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How to change user on SWAT page (or how to control Samba by nonprivileged user)

I logged into SWAT with my nonprivileged user, since the root account is usually disabled on modern Linux systems. I cannot control any Samba parameters by this user. Once I enable the root account, ...
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Mitigating Cryptolocker grip on shared SAMBA server

I have a client who was recently hit with a very new variant of Cryptolocker. Unfortunately the user who got hit had a high level of access to the system. Apparently there is no educating some ...
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Samba - How to automatically pass password to smbclient -a

I am creating a Haskell program to automatically add a user to the system and then add it to samba, but it asks password, and I would like to use the same. I did not find any parameter we can use with ...
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Resolving NETBIOS names from Linux

There's a Windows machine called SUSAN on my network. From a Windows VM on my Linux box I can simply: C:\>ping susan I've followed this guide (and looked at several other similar ones) for ...
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Samba with several LDAP servers

Is it possible for SAMBA to use several LDAP servers to authenticate users in addition to users from AD? LDAP can have, presumably, different bases to lookup users for.