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CIFS is a virtual file system in use by samba, and Windows servers to share files between different system.

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Mounted device accessible per command line only after file manager

after hours of testing with /etc/fstab, I can finally reach my NAS shares with nautilus. However, I can't access the shares per command line (I use terminator on debian 10, NAS is configured with ...
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How to mount Windows CIFS in Linux server using PKI authentication?

I have a Windows File Share server and want to mount those CIFS in Linux server using PKI authentication. This is the command to mount Windows shares in Linux using username & password: mount....
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Connecting to DFS share

I'm on a Ubuntu machine and I need to access files on a DFS that is on our intranet. I'm trying to mount the folder so my scripts can access it. I'm not experienced in this kind of stuff so I ...
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Link different CIFS mounts of different users to the same location

Many users on the client each have personal CIFS password-protected mounts to the server in their respective home folder. E.g., /home/user1/server/share1 (mounted with credentials for user1) /home/...
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Mounting a share read-only from fstab on a Windows Domain with Ubuntu Windows Linux Subsystem?

There are windows machines out on the network and I want to mount for instance \\Some-Box\c$\Program Files (x86)\calc I went into the man page for mount.cifs and found the following: sec= ...
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Putty's terminal freezes during windows share accessing just after resuming VM after suspending

My system is Oracle Linux 7.4 VM on VMWare Workstation 14 I have the next record in my /etc/fstab: //someip/someshare /mnt/temp cifs rw,user=someuser,password=somepassword 0 0 After the system ...
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kern.log being flooded by CIFS STATUS_LOGON_FAILURE. How to stop?

Ubuntu 18.04. I have a CIFS mount that apparently blew up somehow. My log is being flooded every 2 seconds by this: [4648495.276604] Status code returned 0xc000006d STATUS_LOGON_FAILURE [4648495....
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Azure File Share CIFS Mount Not Deleting File

There's a file that's present on the Azure File Share mount that refuses to go away. It shows up in the directory: ls -l foo -rwxr-x--- 0 bin bin 1024 Aug 13 20:53 foo However, trying ...
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Can not delete folders on SAMBA mount point as root. Error: Directory not empty

I have a remote SAMBA folder mounted as: # /etc/fstab //remote/backup /backup cifs iocharset=utf8,vers=3.0,sec=ntlmssp 0 0 But I can't delete some empty folders as root: root@server $> mount /...
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KDE/Qt file dialogs locking up on network drive problem — how to disable network drive queries

First of all, I am aware that when a network mount (CIFS or NFS for example) has a broken connection, blocking is an expected behaviour to avoid data and filesystem corruption -- referring to these ...
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Sharing a block device as a file through CIFS

Is it possible to share a block device through CIFS on Linux? If yes, how? I.e. I have two computers, Linux on box A, and Windows on box B. I have a hard disk connected to box A, it's name is /dev/...
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Mounting SMB network share

I'm trying to mount an SMB share on my Chromebook which runs Linux, but I get a strange error cifs filesystem not supported by the system I did install cifs-utils, samba-common and samba user@...
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Set group as owner of cifs mount in fstab

Is it possible to mount a cifs share in fstab with setting the group as owner? So anyone in the group can chmod without sudo? These are the options I've tried: rw,mand,vers=3.0,gid=,file_mode=0664,...
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Issues with NFS/CIFS shares and martian packets when using two interfaces

Background: I have an isolated LAN. The switch is configured with 3 VLANs Here is how my network is setup VLAN Subnet Mask CIDR Range Gateway 10 192.168....
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Debian 'mount': same command different errors

I am trying to mount one of network share to my laptop. I am using following command sudo mount -t cifs //server.name/shared /mnt/myfolder -o user="username" However, I am getting very different ...
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AutoFS not working as expected with CIFS shares

I have this setup Client: Centos 7.6.1810 up to date Server: Windows 7 pro AutoFS Configuration # tail -1 /etc/auto.master /srv/xray /etc/auto.xray # cat /etc/auto.xray cdm8240 -fstype=...
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Accessing Windows 10 public share from Ubuntu without username or password

I have a Windows 10 PC with a public share set up, and want to be able to access files on the share without providing a username and password to connect. Other Windows PCs can access it using ⁠//...
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can not use mount.cifs: mount error(2): No such file or directory w/o password

I know there are several topics regarding this however, none of these solve my problem. I've tried the different options mendtioned here I have a router which exposed an attached disk via smb: \\192....
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mount.cfs asks for password when passing argument -o guests

I have Centos machine that want to mount files from NAS, but when passing guest user, it want password: mount.cifs //192.168.96.2/b/files/ /mnt/files -o guests,nocase In another machine near this ...
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Kerberos key fails with AutoFS

Our Kubuntu computers are configured to automatically connect to their network drive via AutoFS. When we upgrade machines to Kubuntu 18.04 LTS this AutoFS connection no longer works. It is still ...
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Remove multiple CIFS shares using for loop in AIX

I want to unmount multiple CIFS shares on my AIX LPAR using for loop. I created a file named cifs.txt containing all CIFS shares. Will my command work? for i in $(cat cifs.txt); do rmcifsmnt -f $i; ...
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Mounting Windows shared folder with fstab

I am trying to convert this command line: sudo mount -t cifs //192.168.20.202/torrents /media/NAS -o username=x,password=y,dir_mode=0777,file_mode=0777 Into /etc/fstab entry, but it keeps mounting ...
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Cifs Issues - mount error 2 no such file or directory

I am trying to permanently mount a NAS drive to my raspberry pi (running debian) by adding a line to the file /etc/fstab the line is like this: //192.168.a.real ip/photo/PhotoFrame /home/pi/NAS/...
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Allow all users full read/write access to CIFS share with automount/autofs

How can I configure autofs/automount so that every single user has full access to an auto-mounted CIFS share? More information This is what I currently have configured: /etc/auto.master /mnt /...
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How to mount cifs with kerberos for a generic user?

I am able to mount a corporate shared directory on my AWS Workspace manually but I need to do this for all users. $ sudo ksu [sudo] password for <Domain>\<User.Name>: Leaving uid as root ...
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Linux clients can't login on samba share while windows and mac can (active directory env)

Setup server Centos 7.6 Samba 4.8 Winbind SSSD Kerberos This machine is attached to the company active directory as member server but not domain controller (I followed the RadHat documentation to ...
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Is there a way for bypassing the usage of prefix 'sudo'

I am able to execute all the by using the prefix sudo. As of now I was able to remove the password dependency for user qedbuser. I would like to not use the word sudo. One my application is trying ...
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CIFS permission issues when mounting a NTFS partition

I'm attempting to mount an NTFS file share. sudo mount.cifs //address.fileshare.com/TestMount /home/me/TestMount -o username=MyUserName,domain=MyDomain,uid=MyUserName,file_mode=0777,dir_mode=0777, ...
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apt-get install cifs-utils corrupted system libraries — caused chaos

My Linux libraries seem to have suffered a severe corruption just after running (as root): apt-get install cifs-utils I need to correct the corruption or restore the original libraries. Note: I ...
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Mount cifs with Write access for group

I am trying to mount a cifs on RedHat 6.10 with below in /etc/fstab: //chq-qaedinas.chq.ei/DataHistory /DataHistory cifs auto,credentials=/etc/samba/user,noexec,umask=0002,uid=20588,gid=50011 0 0 ...
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Samba write access problem: parameter does not show in testparm even though it is in smb.conf

I am trying to get a samba share setup so that users have both read and write permissions. I thought that I would be able to do this by editing /etc/samba/smb.conf to add my share like so: [CLOUD] ...
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Samba: share is not accessible for AD groups

I have a CentOS server joined to an ID domain with realm(8) using sssd(8). I don´t have winbind installed, though. I can log fine with AD domain users into this CentOS server. I set up samba shares in ...
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mount -t cifs fails with permission denied

I have a Windows 10 share for a particular user. Then I have Debian:stretch in a docker container. I try to mount a shared folder like this: root@b9cda19f784c:~# mount -t cifs -v -o username=...
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File system compatibility with CIFS

I've been using my Raspberry Pi as a music file server, but I'm not happy with it. The current setup uses a samba server on my RPi with a WD Passport USB drive formatted as vfat. This serves as the ...
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fstab keeps asking for password, while trying to mount shared cifs

I have the following entry in my fstab file: //10.30.1.235/Restrito/BackupVms /backups/servidor01 cifs vers=2.0,credentials=/spassword,iocharset=utf8,gid=0,uid=0,file_mode=0777,dir_mode=$ 0 0 ...
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Access Windows share via CIFS and Kerberos: “Key has been revoked”

I'm trying to mount a Windows share on a Linux host (Ubuntu 16.04) using Kerberos / Active Directory authentication. The Linux host has been joined to the AD, and I can access shares on it from the ...
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cannot mount share from windows server on RHEL

I have a problem with mounting cifs share from windows 2k8 R2 on RHEL 5.3. When I'm trying to mount share I'm getting error mount error 112 = Host is down. Other win machines can access this share ...
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cifs smb mount stale file handle

I am mounting an SMB share and I have finally got it to give no error but the folder I am mounting to then has an issue. ls: cannot access 'cteratest': Stale file handle The fstab command sudo ...
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Error Mounting CIFS share on CentOS7.6 kernel 4.20, mount error(22): Invalid argument

I am trying to mount CIFS share from NetApp (Release 8.2.4P6 7-Mode) on CentOS7. I tried sec=ntlm which suppose to work but it says an invalid argument and if I change it to vers=1.0 which I think ...
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Error using synced folder with Vagrant

I'm using Vagrant with Hyper-V on Windows 10, and I'm trying to install Ubuntu 18.04 with a synced folder. The problem is that my synced folder isn't working. Here's my Vagrantfile Vagrant....
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Backup from Linux to a cifs USB drive in a Netgear router

I have a Netgear WNDR4500 (N900), with a USB drive from Sandisk formatted as cifs. I can map it as a drive from Windows, and it works fine. When I boot lubuntu 18.10, and try to mount it so I could ...
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Mount error although no process is using the directory

Trying to mount a remote samba share as follows: sudo mount -t cifs -o user=pkara //11.99.4.32/logstash_config /home/pkara/Workspace/logstash_atlantis/ getting the error mount error(16): Device or ...
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On CentOS 7 allow certain users Read & Write to mounted file systems of different types

I have a query around mounting file systems of differing types in such a way that a selection of users have r/w access to them. Here's the scenario. I've rebuilt a media server to Centos 7 minimal ...
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cifs: Cannot cd into a directory

For some reason I cannot cd into a particular remote directory for which I have access, it fails with: $ cd Data\ Services/ -bash: cd: Data Services/: Invalid argument This is how I mounted it: $ ...
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Cannot delete weird cifs file cifs<numbers/letters>

Occasionally on our cifs share there will be a file called: cifs1e3 Or something along these lines. cifs followed by some numbers and letters. These files cant be deleted or moved... I'm curious ...
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mount a cifs share with kerberos on linux with a sssd/kcm kerberos client

As a non-root user I would like to mount a samba share on my Fedora Linux with kerberos (non-password). I have a kerberos client running (sssd with the kcm server for kerberos tickets). when i do a ...
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allow windows shares through iptables in debian 9

i'am working on securing my lamp server(debian 9) with iptables. well as you probebly know. the principle is to block all ports and then allow only the ones i need. for the moment i've succeeded on ...
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mounting cifs share with Linux 4.15: do DNS names get resolved again in case of errors?

I'm operating a Ubuntu 18.04 server that mounts a CIFS/SMB share. The name of the server is provided in the form of a DNS record. The record points to one of several storage servers, allowing for ...
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CIFS debugging - not enough information

I am using RedHat RHEL 6. The goal is to identify whether an application running on the local server is setting 'HIDDEN' file attribute on the remote CIFS share. I have first enabled the logging in ...
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Changing permissions on CIFS files and folders from a Linux client

I'm using an Ubuntu 18.04 workstation in a corporate enviroment that is mostly windows based. The workstation has joined the Active Directory environment using pbis-open, and several shares are ...