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How can I easily configure samba share in Debian Wheezy?

I have just installed a new Debian Wheezy and I am trying to create a new share. I am using KDE 4, and there in the folder preferences menu I found option to share the folder with Samba - it doesn't ...
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How can I have a Trash/Recycle Bin for my Samba shares?

I have a couple of Samba shares on my NAS running Debian Squeeze which I access through Windows 7. Deleting any of the files from Windows will completely delete the files from the NAS server. Is ...
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How do I test hardware components to find out which one is bad?

Question How do I test hardware components to find out which one is bad? Details I have an old machine running debian as a file server using samba. The other day I was unable to login to my file ...
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Preventing access blocking while external HDD spins up? [closed]

I have an old laptop where I installed Debian along with a samba server which I am using to share read-write access to 4 external hard drives, which I use to stream my media from. All works fine, ...
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Where did 47gigabytes of space go?

Clean installation od Debian squeeze 6.0.6 x64 on intel atom 230, with 3 HDDs, with 3x500GB. df -h shows : datastore size used free % mounted /dev/md0 917G 909M 870G ...
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Smbclient asking for password

I am connecting to a samba share using the following command.. /usr/bin/smbclient \\\\server78\\publicfolder It asks me for my linux account password before it will connect. This isn't a problem if ...
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Error message CIFS VFS: protocol revalidation - security settings mismatch

Server: Debian 8, Clients: some Windows and some Xubuntu 16.04 Since I updated one Xubuntu Client to 4.13.0-26, I can't mount the samba shares. [20390.135208] No dialect specified on mount. Default ...
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Why is my CIFS share showing the same files multiple times?

I asked this on ServerFault but received no response, so I figured I'd give it a try over here instead! I have a Debian backup server running the FreeBSD kernel and a ZFS filesystem on which I store ...
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Supervising process [xxx] which is not our child. We'll most likely not notice when it exits

Apr 14 15:54:11 debian systemd[1]: nmbd.service: Supervising process 588 which is not our child. We'll most likely not notice when it exits. Apr 14 15:54:11 debian systemd[1]: smbd.service: ...
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Samba Share: Guest login doesn't work after Wheezy --> Jessie

When I was still using Wheezy, I was able to access my Samba shares on my LAN with no problem. But after updating to Jessie, both Windows and my Android phone give me: SmbAuthException: Logon Failure ...
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How to encrypt data in a folder in a samba share, and share it both encrypted and decrypted?

So far I have a Debian NAS with a samba share accessible from a Windows client by user credentials. Within that share I have a folder of images encrypted by ecryptfs. A friend of mine have agreed to "...
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How can I share a thunderbird (icedove) profile, in real-time, between two computers?

I have two computers which both run Debian Sid. My problem is that I want to synchronize profile content between two computers both using thunderbird(+lightning) (contacts+calendar+email) (...
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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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Active Directory Windows share folder from Debian samba

This is what I have: Group of computers under DOMAIN.LOCAL and all users provided by Active Directory in Windows Server Debian server Windows AD, DC server What I need: Share a folder from my ...
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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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How do I define a samba share so that every user can only see its own home?

I would like to make every user's home directory from Debian machine to be available by its owner only (using Samba) but for now (with default Samba configuration) I can access other users /homes. ...
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APT - How to fix installation of package “samba”

I'm trying to install samba package on Debian 3.16.39-1 but I'm running on unmet dependencies error. This is output result of : apt-get install samba Reading package lists... Building dependency ...
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Unstable mount with CIFS and NFS

I facing difficulties to mount a remote directory on my Debian machine: I tired to use both NFS and CIFS (Samba). For both methods, I am able to mount the directory and it functions adequately for 5-...
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Best filesystem format for Samba between Linux and Windows [closed]

I've made some researches but I don't find what I need. I have a Linux based server (under Debian 7.1) and several Windows computers. On my server I have some HD which I want to use as external hard ...
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Give different users access to different sub folders

OK so I understand this is probably a super newby question but I've been playing around with this and trying everything within my knowledge to get this sorted but just cannot figure it out. Basically ...
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Samba Active Directory Domain Controller not working

I have installed the current samba (via apt-get) on Debian (Debian 4.9.30-2+deb9u5) and am configuring it to be an Active Directory Domain Controller (AD-DC). I've also got it configured to use LDAP ...
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How to use rsync with samba share

I would like to synchronize all the content of my phone to my home server using the phone's samba share. My approach is to write a script that mounts the phone's samba share, and then copies all the ...
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Samba - releasing file lock

Our (Windows) users are starting a program from a shared subdirectory on a Debian server. They use samba to access this directory. When we want to release a new version of the program the started ...
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Debian based Raspberry – samba invisible unless I restart

I have a Raspberry Pi running Raspbian along with other computers on the same network. I installed, configured and started samba to share files from my home folder of the Raspberry Pi to my other ...
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How to allow only the server to access the DNS service

I have a server with IP 10.0.0.1/24 and I have a firewall which is the default gateway with IP 10.0.0.2/24. I need to set permissions on the firewall to allow only the server to access the dns service....
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Debian Mate : share folder with samba

I'm using Debian Jessie with Mate desktop. I installed samba and added my user to sambashare group. I can write in /var/lib/samba/usershares/. Yet, I can't share a folder using the "share folder" ...
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Copy file from cifs mount when a file is changed

I have a windows XP machine, and on this i'm running a weather station. The software updates several files in a folder. This folder is mounted via samba on the webserver(debian) I wan't to monitor ...
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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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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: rpc_server/...
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Show specific samba shares only to some users

I'd like to set up my samba so that each user has access to specific folders. Some of them for example have home folder on server and those should have access to their home folder, other don't and ...
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Samba non-root user can't write to share

My problem is non-root users can't write to the share when it's mounted. But they can when it's not mounted. The group changes from users to root when I mount the share. And I can't figure out how ...
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How can I prevent some users from deleting files in samba?

I have a sample directory shared out with Samba which all users should have read/write access to. I would like to prevent some of these users from deleting any files (even the ones they create). This ...
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Samba not working through AD

I'm trying to get a samba to work with a windows AD. And i can't use my shares through samba. My smb.conf #GLOBAL PARAMETERS [global] workgroup = MY_DOMAIN realm = MY_DOMAIN.COM preferred ...
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Login fails from Windows on NTFS-3G Samba Share

I have a Raspberry Pi (though could be any Debian Linux box) connected to an external hard disk formatted as NTFS. My disk mount in fstab is: /dev/sda1 /media/disk ntfs-3g defaults,uid=1000,gid-...
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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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Changing system hostname makes samba being unaccessible

I found something weird in my debian 9 config. I changed my hostname by editing /etc/hostname and rebooting from "myhost" to "myhost-hello". Since this modification connecting to the machine via it'...
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Mount issues with Samba under non-root user

Maybe someone can shed some light here as I'm confused. I have this setup: Server 1 (CentOS File Server) Shared directory /file/to/www/share (owned by web-user:web-user) Samba user "web-user" added ...
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Full access to the files on my Samba share

I download files with my Nas Server with Debian on it to a path. this path is also shared with SMB to a Windows PC. Now when I try to delete some files on my Nas from Windows I get permission errors. ...
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Very low disk performance on Samba

I'm using Samba on Debian 8.4 (Jessie) to share files with a small number of Windows & Mac users (~20 total, ~5 at a time at most) and I'm seeing abysmal performance on read and write: tested by ...
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SAMBA fails to restart >> nmbd.serviceJob for nmbd.service failed

Trying to set up samba on a new machine, but having problems. First I couldn't get the [homes] section to work (couldn't access from other machine). Now SAMBA won't restart: sudo /etc/init.d/samba ...
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How can I share a folder on a network with samba?

How can I create a shared directory with samba? Is possible to make it visible only to a restrict number of people that use the network or I can only restrict the permission of access ?
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How can I access samba from windows 8?

I'm running samba on debian (Running on a BeagleBone Black), and I cannot access the share via Windows 8.1. It prompts me for a username/password as shown below, and won't authenticate me. When it ...
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How does Linux winbindd determine available domain controller?

We are actually in preparation of taking down one of our three domain controller (Win2k3). They are all serving the same domain. Actually we still see connections incoming from Debian (5/6/7) Servers ...
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Unable to access Linux share from a Windows machine with NT_STATUS_BAD_NETWORK_NAME error

On the Linux machine I changed the smb.conf like this: [john] path = /root/john/downloads available = yes valid users = john read only = no browsable = yes public = yes writable = yes The path /root/...
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is there a way to connect SAMBA and miniDLNA

I am quite new to both, SAMBA and DLNA, so I don't know if my attempt makes sense at all. But what I try to achieve is the following: I have a client, that supports DLNA and a server that is a ...
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QEMU: Problems when connecting Tails-VM to a Samba network share on host-machine

I run Tails in a virtual machine on a Debian 9 host. To access a shared folder on the host via Tails, I try to set up a Samba-exchange. While this approach worked completely fine in Debian 8, it does ...
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UFW rules to allow SAMBA traffic on LAN

I am trying to make connections possible between my Seagate Central drive on my local area network (LAN) and my computer which has debian 9 stable. UFW is enabled on my computer and blocking any ...
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How to change Samba server description

I 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 4.1.17-Debian(Debian)" How can I edit/...
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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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Cannot access home directories from windows 10 / samba/debian 9

Linux noob here. Basically, I want to create several users with full access only to their own home directories. Here my current /etc/samba/smb.conf config: #=============== Global definition ========...