A free software re-implementation of the SMB/CIFS networking protocol, which provides Windows file and print services.

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Samba not working

I'm trying to follow this guide: http://www.sitepoint.com/ubuntu-12-04-lts-precise-pangolin-file-sharing-with-samba but I'm sure there are many of them. I've had problems with Samba before. In fact ...
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ldap user on samba share

I have two servers: one is ldap and the other is samba. I have an existing user on the ldap server for an ldap client. Now I want to use this user account with samba to give share access permissions ...
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Granting SAMBA rights and privileges requires root password

Given a default Ubuntu installation, I get the following myusername@EARTH:~$ sudo bash root@EARTH:~# net rpc rights grant myusername SePrintOperatorPrivilege Enter root's password: Failed to grant ...
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Samba and usbmount: can't write on automounted device

This is my problem: I configured my RPi with Debian: Samba shares /media/, that is readable-writeable-executable from my home network usbmount automount USB devices when inserted in my RPi, in ...
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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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Pros and Cons of Samba and Windows as fileserver [closed]

Beyond the licenses of each one of them: what are the benefits and cons that have both Samba (Linux) and MS Windows as fileserver?
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Version Error Integrating PowerBroker Identity Services and Samba on ubuntu

I am trying to use PBIS (formally likewise open) to enable me to limit permissions on shares to certain AD groups. When I run the command samba-interop-install --install I get the following error ...
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how to change cifs timeout

Happens when from my laptop I change wifi network that I've to wait 5 minutes before that I can umount cifs share. mount -t cifs //ip/share /home/user/net/share -o user=user,pass=pass I didn't ...
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how to properly configure samba access using groups

I am having trouble trying to get a specific group to access samba server through windows. is it possible to allow certain groups to the file sharing server? example, I have a group called ...
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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 can I get AD authentication without joining a domain?

In order for me to configure Samba to use the Windows Active Directory authentication, do I need to join a domain? Can I do that without joining the domain?
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Samba 3.5.9 - join domain specific OU - net join ads

Our Unix team often uses Samba to join machines to the domain. The command they have traditionally used is: net join ADS -w [domain name] -U [username] I am one of our AD admins and I am trying to ...
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can't open simlinks within samba share

I have a samba share on Win Server with many simlinks in it and a PC with Linux (Ubuntu), from which I try to access the share (I mount it via mount.cifs). But when I try to open a folder which ...
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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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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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how to mount samba dir into lxc container

I want to have access to samba dir inside lxc container. I found, that i can't mount directly, but have to mount samba to host, than use bind mount in container's config. I add ...
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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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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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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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CentOS 6.5 nmblookup not found

After installing Samba (yum install samba) on a fresh CentOS 6.5 install, I cannot run nmblookup ("command not found"). I also tried searching the file system and could not find it anywhere.
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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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How to give Read, Write Permissions using IPs in SAMBA

I want to give Read and Write access based on the IPs instead of the Users in SAMBA using smb.conf This is the Text I copied from my smb.conf file. [TEST] comment = test path = ...
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How to automatically get write access to newly created directories?

A share on the server is defined as follows [share] path = ... read only = no create mask = 0777 directory mask = 0777 force create mode = 0777 force directory mode = 0777 valid users = dobiasd It ...
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find the cause of file corruption when copying files to a network share on an Ubuntu machine

I am copying files from my SD card to my Ubuntu server via Windows 7 using a network drive. The problem is that sometimes, 2 files out of 150, are corrupted during transfer. See here 2 example files ...
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Files copied from Win7 to Linux ext4 are empty/corrupted

Problem: User on Win7 machine. Copy a simple text file from Win7 local drive, through samba, to Linux ext4 dir. The content of copied file on ext4 dir is empty when user open it. Only 1 user has ...
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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 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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How to set up samba sharing with libvirtd

I'm using QEmu with a Windows 7 guest on my (Arch) Linux system. I'd like to use the samba to share a directory on my host system with the Windows guest. I can do this from the terminal with a command ...
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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 need to require username and password ...
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Connect to Windows share from Red Hat machine via DNS name

We have a Windows share \\server1\share From a Red Hat machine, we can mount to the share without issue. We have setup a DNS pointer that points to server1 and is named production. From the Linux ...
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Setting up samba,netatalk and avahi (bonjour) on raspberry pi

I'm trying to create a fileserver/timecapsule combo server out of my new raspberry pi (Raspbian), and it's not going as well as I'd like. netatalk, avahi and samba are the packages that I'm using and ...
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smbpasswd failed for new Samba install on fresh Ubuntu 11.04

I've installed Samba on a fresh Ubuntu install. I run the command sudo smbpasswd -a someuser New SMB password: Retype new SMB password: Failed to add entry for user someuser. I've read that you ...
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password protected samba share

I would like to have a few samba shares. Some of them should be available to everybody (this is already working) and some of them should be protected with a password (and username). For the password ...
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Samba passwords expiring in x days - how do we fix them to not expire

We use OpenLDAP and Samba v3. Recently some Samba-defined users (no accounts on the shared linux server) started being listed in logwatch as having their passwords come up to "will expire"...I ...
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SMB Mount To Windows Server Appears to Lock up. Any Ideas?

We are running CentOS 6.3 with all the latest updates. (Attempt to resolve this issue) The Server I am trying to connect to is a Windows Server 2008 R2 box. Though this applies to our old SBS'03 Box ...
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How to configure Samba to use Windows's login ID?

I'm trying to access the Linux share folder from Windows using Windows's domain authentication. I come across the integration of Windows Active Directory into Samba on a Linux box, thus I have this ...
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Possible to detect and alert when SMB writes cryptolocker to a share?

I need to make an alert,task, or action when cryptolocker uploads a specific app into the OS How can I hook into the filesystem in such a way so that I can detect this? For reference, I'm using ...
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Samba File Server Configuration and Sync for Redundancy

I have two boxes which I installed Samba on. For now, I have a single user that access the server, however, I need to expand as to deploy in a production network. Below is what I want to achieve. ...
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Samba4 on HPUX 11.31

I'm tryng to setup hpux samba,i use this smb.conf [global] workgroup = DOMINIO realm = DOMINIO.COM server string = "" netbios name = HPUX2 security = ads hosts ...
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mount smb share from other computer

help needed. I want to give thunderbird access to local folder on other computer. So I granted the local user /bin/mount and /usr/sbin/mount.cifs in sudoers. This works fine, using a bash script ...
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Raspberry Pi mount Samba Network Share

I tried for at least 3 hours to mount my Network Share to my Pi... I searched on many posts and tried so many things. But nothing worked... I want to mount my Share over the /etc/fstab file so I ...
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How to mount the “root” file system of a Windows Samba Share with cifs?

Is it possible to mount the "root" of a Windows Samba Share? I have successfully mounted a specific Samba share with this: mount.cifs //server/share /mnt -o username=blub What I would like to mount ...
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Execute a .exe on a samba share

I have a linux machine and a windows machine, the linux machine has a samba share with a .exe file on it. I can read and write files from the windows machine to the samba share, but I cannot execute ...
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set samba password now can't login

In trying to get samba server configured on my Fedora I used the following command to set a password: sudo smbpasswd -a user 'user' also happens to be the main user account on the system: the one I ...
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add user in samba server

# smbpasswd -a linuxsir New SMB password: Retype new SMB password: # ls /etc/samba gdbcommands smb.conf smb.conf.bak smbpasswd # groups linuxsir linuxsir : linuxsir my_test_group1 ...
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Create Symbolic Link for Windows Machines

I currently operate a SMB file server for my network and, like a lot of you guys, don't touch Windows myself. I need to create a symbolic link that will work on my user's Windows machine to ...
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Why absolute symlink on SAMBA share is followed directly by CIFS mount?

If an SMB share has a symlink with an absolute path /share/latest/dir -> /share/data/201407 then Windows clients can access files by link with no problem. dir \\smbserver\share\latest\dir\ ...
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Samba Tuning (Very low data transfer rates)

I have been trying to tune my Samba server for a while now and have had very little luck. At first I thought it could have had something to do with my router but recently purchased a new one with ...
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Mounting smb shares on OS X accessible with Microsoft account

I have a Windows machine which shares a particular directory and only an owner of this directory is able to access it over the network. Owner account is linked to Microsoft account. I am trying to ...
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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 ...