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Questions tagged [samba]

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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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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Samba share can only be accessed with smbclient but not Explorer from Windows 10?

I've set up a Samba server on Linux (Ubuntu 17.04) to share files with my Windows computer. The server is up and running, but what's strange is that I can only access the shared folder using the ...
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CentoOS 7 Samba Share USB NTFS

Cannot seem to find an answer which includes all of the specifics of my situation. I followed instructions in Sharing a mounted drive with samba on CentOS7, but still have a problem. I have CentOS 7 ...
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Access Windows share via CIFS and Kerberos: “Key has been revoked”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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Sizing of Samba Linux Server

Do you know any performance of sizing recommendations about Samba 4.7.1 ? For few informations : 2vCPUs / 1 Core 8GB of RAM 140 simultaneous Windows users / 250 at most / 20 NFS volumes mounted via ...
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Why can't I write to this Samba share from Windows?

I'm using Raspbian on a pi zero. I can read all of the files but can't write to anything. I have set up a samba share at /home/piuser/share. I have the current smb.conf [Sensor-1] comment=Sensor #1 ...
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How to migrate a whole partition? [closed]

I have two computers (old and new) connecting by a cable, now I try to move/copy/clone a partition to the new computer, without copying files one by one. Then the new can access the files copied from ...
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NTLMv2 authentication with Centos7

I have a Centos7 VPS with Apache 2.4 and i use it only as a web server. I use web services of a company that needs NTLMv2 authentication. I use CURL to get the data for the web services for other ...
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Cannot access samba share using AD managed service account [closed]

I am using Samba version 4.6.16-git.124.aee309c5c183.32.1-SUSE-SLE_12-x86_64, and the server is member of a Windows AD domain. We have a couple of jobs using shares on the Linux machine and have been ...
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Samba shared folder over openvpn very slow - Linux OS

Recently I've installed Ubuntu 18.04 and I've noticed that sharing a samba folder from a Linux server over a openvpn tunnel is very very slow. Tried to avoid using DNS, but still have no results. ...
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Keep outdated Centos 5.6 (Final) - Install latest Samba

Without having to update the CentOs, how would you go about updating to the latest samba? Would i have to download and compile it on the machine, or would their be a repository that handles older ...
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SAMBA/MiniDLNA: Use RAM as working/Cache Directory?

As a follow-up to this question: I want to reduce High I/O Load on Raspberry Pi when streaming with MiniDLNA from an SSHFS/NFS Share. At 'iotop' I could see MiniDLNA/Samba uses over 99% Disk I/O ...
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Problem system-config-samba ubuntu

I can't load system-config-samba. I create with this cmd sudo touch /etc/libuser.conf but nothing I've a error. how fix that ? [![https://i.stack.imgur.com/w4xz0.png][1]][1] THANKS YOU
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Allow NTLM Authentication after inclusion in Windows Domain

In a user session outside of domain authentication, I had NTLM authentication working for web requests sending Auth headers: WWW-Authenticate: Negotiate WWW-Authenticate: NTLM But, now I've ...
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logcheck sending smbd: pam_unix(samba:session): session opened/closed messages

Fresh Debian install. Samba standalone server. logcheck installed. Getting lots of these messages via emails, how to suppress any idea? Thanks a lot in advance. Jan 6 02:04:05 debian smbd: ...
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Linux/Windows client resolve Linux hostname on LAN

According to Debian's RPi3 image wiki, I should be able to ssh into a Raspberry-Pi, with just the hostname. I shared internet from my Debian laptop, WiFi to the a Raspberry-Pi over Ethernet, but the ...
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How to change the MAC address of a Samba share?

The MAC address associated with my samba share is null: # nmblookup -A localhost Looking up status of 127.0.0.1 HOSTNAME <00> - B <ACTIVE> HOSTNAME &...
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SAMBA 4.9 AD: Join of a new ADDC with internal DNS to a 4.2 AD with bind dns?

I've to fix this situation soon and need your advice: Environment is now: 2 old gentoos with never patched Samba AD's of the old 4.2.x generation. The DC do use the bind service as DNS and the domain ...
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Allow AD group to access samba share

On my Linux I created a samba share like this, it was working fine. [global] security = user passdb backend = tdbsam map to guest = Bad User guest account = mcms [mml-t1] path = /...
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Can't mount Samba share - “No such device or address”

I have a WiFi modem (10.1.1.1) running a Samba 1.0 file server (SHARE) and a USB flash drive connected to it. I am trying to mount the share directory to my existing local directory /mnt/smb using ...
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How can I disable “WORKGROUP\” in smbclient

I have a pretty old version of Samba Server installed on a Linux machine. Which Linux normally doesn't require "WORKGROUP" or "SAMBA" or any domain name to log in. Normal username and password should ...
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Creating a directory in Samba share from OSX client always has ACL “mask:r-x”

I've had a few shares configured in Samba 4.9.3 (Arch Linux), everything was fine. Access control was done via unix accounts and groups. Then I decided to change the running system. I set up a Time ...
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Debian Stretch: Samba Winbind Offline Logon Not working - kerberos keytab not persistent after reboot?

This is being tried onDebian stretch referred to as 9.6 in /etc/debian_version I'm in a Windows Domain environment with two 2012R2 controllers that have IDMU/Unix Attributes. Other versions of stuff:...
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Transfer files from Virtualbox guest to host in script with smbclient

I'm trying to develop a script that will run on a CentOS 7 machine, but for now I am developing it in a Virtualbox instance (also CentOS 7). The script will be handling several tasks, but the part I'm ...
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How to setup samba conf file for read only group and read/write for a certain user in a share

I need to create a share in Linux (Fedora) and one group must have only read rights and one certain user can read/write. The rest has no access. this is part of my configuration file. How can I set ...
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samba print$ share won't allow driver upload from Windows machine

I am trying to use samba together with CUPS to share printers and their drivers for Windows machines in the network. Every time I try to upload Printer drivers from a Windows 10 machine via the ...
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Set SMB2 protocol in Samba 3.6.6

I've decided to switch to the higher version of SMB in Samba (at least 2) - mostly because of the security reasons. I've tried to add to the smb.conf in the [global] section: client min protocol = ...
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Samba is constantly writing to HDD

I'm running a Samba server on Raspbian and observing that Samba during idle periods is constantly (every minute) writing to HDD (maybe doing some journaling?) what causes the HDD to constantly spin ...
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Debian 9 - Samba - smbpasswd: error while loading shared libraries: liberrors.so.0:

I am trying to set up Samba on my Debian 9 server and using smbpasswd to set the samba user password. Unfortunately, whenever I run the command: smbpasswd -a myUsersNameHere I get the error ...
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How to check SMB connections and the dialect that is being used on linux?

I want to check the dialect version in SMB connections. On Windows, Get-SmbConnection will get it. PS C:\Windows\system32> Get-SmbConnection ServerName ShareName UserName Credential ...
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Samba not showing symbolic links [duplicate]

I am trying to use symbolic links with samba to link to a file outside the samba share directory. I've search around and have updated the config file with all the suggestions, but still no luck. ...
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Samba not starting on Ubuntu Server 16.04

can't start samba root@callserver:~# service smbd start Job for smbd.service failed because the control process exited with error code. See "systemctl status smbd.service" and "journalctl -xe" for ...
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Don't copy file owner when copying file within Samba share

I got a Samba share to which every user is allowed to access and within that share there are directories for each group set on server so it looks like this: ls -l drwsrws--- 11 root p_01 4096 2018-...
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Unable to change home folder setting in Samba/Winbind

I'm using a Debian 8 server at work. Recently, I used Samba and Winbind to join it to the domain. This domain is managed by Active Directory on a Windows Server machine. This all works: domain users ...
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Samba can't fetch domain SID after joining AD domain

This is my scenario: I have a CentOS 7.5 server which must act as a file server and allow AD-integrated authentication for Samba access, without the need to create local users with smbpasswd. Samba ...
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mount.cifs error(-13) - permissons denied

I am trying to learn more about Samba shares with CentOS 7, and while I can get smbclient connections to work with my server and client, I'm having trouble with mounting the SMB share on the client ...
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Linux Mint 19 Thunar doesn't list samba shares

I am using Linux Mint 19 Xfce 64 bit, and I am connected to a network with a Samba server. But the shares are not listed in Thunar network. I can list them with smbtree but findsmb doesn't find the ...
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Debian server, auto-mount Samba share

I have a debian server where I need to auto-mount a Samba share during startup. I did the following: Added the following line to /etc/fstab: //192.168.1.1/FRITZ.NAS/WD-1600BEVExternal-01/share /...
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Merlin Asuswrt Cifs Smb Share cannot mount

After installing Merlin 380.70 on my asus router I cannot mount my USB-connected smb shares via cifs. I keep getting varying mount errors: 6 & 22 are the most common. I've tried changing the smb ...
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securing a samba server to work with windows 10 and linux at the highest possible smb protocoll with encryption

i try to build a samba server for filesharing within my network. the main goal is a samba fileshare server with two shares (one "exchange" folder for guest access, writable, one folder "cifs" only ...
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Mount an smb share with fstab vs sudo mount… problems

This works in the terminal.. sudo mount -t cifs -o username=user,password=pass //10.100.136.4/bus /media/bus This does not work in fstab on boot.. //10.100.136.4/bus /media/bus cifs username=user,...
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samba failed to start after install

I'm trying to get samba running on my box but fail to do so. after installing samba i always recieve an errormessage, some libs are missing. my environment: lsb_release -a No LSB modules are ...
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samba - permission denied when share in another users home directory

I have the two users equah and hoster on my machine. I created a samba share test1 in /home/equah, which is accessible by user equah without any problem. I also created the share test2 in /smbtest ...
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Error NT_STATUS_CONNECTION_REFUSED when accessing windows 7 guest from Centos host

Windows 7 guest : permission is set to everyone with full control share name : C:\Users\mukesh\Desktop\shared Workgoup : WORKGROUP IP: 192.168.122.1 Centos 7 : in /etc/samba/smb.conf [global] ...
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smb-share connection time increases each reboot on windows PE

We are currently developing a system that does automated BIOS updates for our computers. The system runs in Windows 10 PE booted via PXE-Boot. One of the first steps is connecting to a SMB-Share ...
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How to enable access control for CIFS mount point available for multiple users?

I have a samba server configured with multiple users. By default, mounted cifs shares only use the credentials provided at mount. Everyone who can access the mount point accesses the files as the ...
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Determine share connection based on username

I'm using a piece of hardware that is limited to the share it will connect to (annoyingly). At the moment there is absolutely nothing that I can do to get around that as the hardware isn't developed ...
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Are these SELinux messages suggestive of intrusion?

In the CentOS7 GUI, I have been seeing a smattering of messages such as: SELinux is preventing /usr/bin/smbd from getattr on the file ___. The files are for instance: /etc/default/grub /etc/rc.d/...
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Creating samba users as system users

I want to provide access to my machine to a couple of colleagues; However I want these 2 users to be able to access only my shamba share; Is it considered a good practice to add them as system users ...