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

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Fedora 21 Samba Share Troubleshooting

I've recently upgraded my server's OS from CentOS 6 to Fedora 21. I understand there have been a bunch of new changes regarding the SystemV vs SystemD updates but I cannot get my Samba share to work ...
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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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Why Samba needs the VFS module?

I came across this picture when learning samba. I am confused with the VFS module in this image. Why we need this VFS module in samba server instead of passing directly the intend system call to ...
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Linux solution for schools?

The school I'm working for as an administrator requested a system upgrade. Currently we are using a government-suggested Linux distribution called SuliXerver - it would be great, but most of the admin ...
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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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Why does a broken mount point break netfilter-persistent using systemd?

I have a relatively clean Debian Jessie install. I'm running into two related problems: 1) I have a cifs mount that shows me an error on boot. The error says to run systemctl status ...
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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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mount error 13 = Permission denied

One of my servers is set up to automatically mount a Windows directory using fstab. However, after my last reboot it stopped working. The line in fstab is: //myserver/myfolder /mnt/backup cifs ...
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DD-WRT and mount command

I want to mount my usb drives using UUID or Labels. The busybox provided mount does not support these functions. I installed mount-utils from entware. However the busybox mount overrides the mount ...
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Samba share performance differs from Windows/Linux

I have an ubuntu 14.04 installation with a samba share. Accessing the share from Windows works totally fine - I can watch movies and copy them with around 70MB/sec. However from android devices (a ...
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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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Why does file-roller appear to have lower priviledges than the user

In Ubuntu I have a mounted samba share. I have selected some files in a directory on the samba share in nautilus and attempted to compress them to an archive in the same location. File roller tells me ...
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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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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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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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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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GPO with SAMBA as DC

I am working on a network of 500 Windows workstations with Linux servers. SAMBA 4 is in use as the domain controller. Users can move between workstations, and as a results the contents of their ...
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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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Is there any way to read files from the virtual /proc directory using smbclient?

Is there any way to read files from the virtual /proc directory using smbclient? No root access. Both server and client are Debian Linux machines. Server is running Samba 3. Smbclient version is ...
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Trying to login to samba folder from windows

I tried setting up a shared folder in samba in raspbian. I have made the following changes to the smb.conf file: workgroup = WORKGROUP wins support = yes I have furthermore added the following on ...
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Samba install error [closed]

I was trying to reinstall samba after, I think uninstalling it correctly. After it is installed the samba daemon will not start. {FAIL} Starting Samba daemons: nmbs failed! invoke=rc.d: initscript ...
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Samba install error [duplicate]

I was trying to reinstall samba after, I think uninstalling it correctly. After it is installed the samba daemon will not start. {FAIL} Starting Samba daemons: nmbs failed! invoke=rc.d: initscript ...
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Sending files over Samba with command line

I was wondering if there is a way to use Samba to send items to a client machine via the command line (I need to send the files from the Samba server). I know I could always use scp but first I was ...
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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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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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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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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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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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RSAT : Samba 4 Server not operational

Samba 4 now supports GPO and management through the Active Directory Windows console. But, when I open it after installation, I cannot access the server nor the domain. The message returned is that ...
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Edit samba user password hash/digest without knowing the password

I am maintaining a samba server for an office environment. So far, whenever there had to be a new user, I called the person over and let him type in his samba password on my console, after I typed ...
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How to Sync UNIX Passwords SAMBA4.x?

My current server is running Debian 8 jessie with Samba 4. Its purpose will be to host a simple file sharing server for around 100 people on Windows machines. I already have a collection of UNIX users ...
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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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Samba does not show symlinks

I am using samba under ubuntu 14.04 and I try to share a folder which includes a symlink to a directory that lies on an external drive. If I access the samba share from other devices (like android ...
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Samba shares are read-only from both Windows and Linux

I'm trying to configure Samba running on Gentoo Linux to share my external NTFS drive with two other machines, one running Gentoo as well and the other running Windows 7. Previously this drive was ...
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Mounting ExFAT on Linux

I've been trying to set up my Raspberry Pi B+ as a HTPC that also shares a USB HDD over Samba and AFP. The latter is working just fine, and the Samba share seemed to be working too for a moment. ...
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Where does Samba 4 store user passwords?

Where does Samba 4 store user passwords? How can I import my password hashes from Samba 3 in Samba 4? I am using my own LDAP server with samba 3, and the password hash is stored within the ...
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How do I resolve samba share to IP address or host name

I have a list of hosts in the network providing shares via SAMBA. How can I determine either IP address or the host name of one particular host, e.g. the one with the name “SASAK02”. The output of ...
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Connect to Samba Share across OpenVPN tunnel

I've recently setup OpenVPN for remote connection to our CentOS 6 file server. Server Static IP: 10.0.0.66 Remote OpenVPN IP: 10.8.0.1 However when using the OpenVPN connection I am unable to ...
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CIFS: “permission denied” but (empty) file created?

System is a Linux Mint 17. From /etc/fstab: //fileserver/share /home/share cifs credentials=/etc/smb.credentials 0 0 Share exists and is successfully mounted (by the root process). Writing to the ...
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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 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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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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How to create a Samba share that is writable from Windows without 777 permissions?

I have a path on a Linux machine (Debian 8) which I want to share with Samba 4 to Windows computers (Win7 and 8 in a domain). In my smb.conf I did the following: [myshare] path = /path/to/share ...
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CentOS samba connection over an OpenVPN network

I have a CentOS 6 server that I am connecting to via OpenVPN and I would like to know how to get a Samba share working so I don't have to keep using ssh terminals. After I connect to the CentOS ...
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Reshareing a Samba share

Thanks for looking at my question. I have 2 Networks on my firewall, 1 for the users and 1 for some servers. Now I have 1 server as sort of portal to some shares on other servers. the portal server ...
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Samba: bin folder in external HD doesn't work

I'm using this configuration for share my home folder with bin folder function: [doc] comment = doc path = /home/doc browseable = yes writable = yes create mask = 0770 directory mask = 0770 vfs ...
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Giving permissions to user for samba RPI

I am using Samba to share a folder on a USB drive from my Raspberry Pi and it works except for the permissions. From my windows computer, I cannot write to the folder with the issue: I am following ...
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Script samba password but securely

I want to script the addition on a samba user and the password. I have seen solutions similar to the one here Piping password to smbpasswd echo -ne "$PASS\n$PASS\n" | smbpasswd -a -s $LOGIN but ...
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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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Why can't root delete a file?

On a samba share, I have a .DS_Store file on a SMB network share that is causing havoc. Even as root, I can not delete or chmod it. -rwx------ 1 bob acme\Domain Users 6148 Apr 24 09:11 ...