SMB / CIFS is a network protocol that allows sharing of files across a network of nodes. The protocol is based on a design where the customer requests it sends packets to the server, the server in turn sends response packets to the client.

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Mount windows network folder in linux [debian]

I've got a Windows Server 2016 with a VM Host running a Domain Controller, Exchange Server and a 3CX-Server. The ladder is a linux server running Debian 4.9.65-3+deb9u2. I've got the folder C:/PCAP ...
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Mount a cifs partition in Ubuntu 16.04 not working

I'm trying to mount a cifs partition from a Windows Server 2012 Essentials to my Ubuntu server 16.04. When i run the command /sbin/mount.cifs //192.168.0.2/d$/Dropbox/0-sbezavel02/dados/ /dados/...
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Is there a way to backup deduplicated NTFS drive with rsync or other linux tool?

Is there a Linux way or a tool that is aware of Windows Deduplication on NTFS?Here I use rsync to sync files from a AD file server shares.The shares are mounted, readonly, using mount.cifs on linux....
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Linux Force Default Mount CIFS Version to 3.0

I'm running Ubuntu Server 16.04.3 LTS 64-Bit with cifs-utils installed, as a VM, on a VMWare ESXi 6.5 hyper-visor.I have a regular network share setup on Windows Server 2016.The objective is to ...
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Samba mount only allows modification if root

I am attempting to mount a Samba share from a Synology. It's still Samba and Linux. The Guest OS is Ubuntu 16.04. When Ubuntu mounts the directory, it looks just dandy. However, I am unable to ...
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Raspberry Pi/Raspbian: Trying to mount router hard drive

Linux/raspberry pi noob here. I'm trying to mount a hard drive that's connected to my router (ip: 192.168.0.1).I can find and explore it through the file explorer through Go > Network and it shows ...
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filesystem on share drive is CIFS provided from Open Solaris implementation

I am suing filesystem on share drive is CIFS provided from Open Solaris implementationcan i block zip files type from user saving to the shared drive ?and if yes , how to do it .. Thank You in ...
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Troubleshooting an issue with a mounted Windows drive on a linux machine via CIFS

I'm having an issue mounting drives from a windows machine onto a linux machine running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS via cifs.I work in a lab and we have 3 Windows PCs which are embedded into pieces of lab ...
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I can't mount a windows 10 shared drive on Linux

I have a shared directory under windows set to full access for everyone. When I use mount.cifs it just hangs there, and when I use smbclient I get the following error? I can connects to share fine ...
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Create CIFS mount read/write for multiple users in group users

I can't seem to figure this one out. Running on CentOS 7, I'm trying to get a CIFS mount working using my FStab filehttp://<ip>/downloads /mnt/downloads cifs user,gid=100,forcegid,rw,auto,username=...
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How to tunnel network share directly to share's host?

I have tunneled mixed linux and windows clients to a 'within-firewall client' (that could access the share's host) before, so I know that that, at least, is possible.But what about tunneling ...
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ls shows file, but when trying to read it is says it doesn't exist

I have a CIFS mount on my PC and the ls command shows me a certain file is there:[bf@localhost dirX]$ ls -latotal 4096drwxr-xr-x. 2 bf bf 0 20 okt 09:12 .drwxr-xr-x. 2 bf bf 0 5 sep 11:...
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Default CIFS options for smb:// protocol - version 2.1

I've got a question concerning mounting shares using smb:// protocol withing linux GUI (cinnamon or gnome). I can mount windows shares using commandline mount.cifs if I explicitly give vers=2.1 option....
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fstab cifs share not mounting on reboot

I have a cifs share connectin a windows folder to a debian machine, however I cannot get it to mount on boot using fstab. I have the credentials stored in a file with 600 permissionshttp://192.168.1.72/...
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Mount fails with “no such device”

I have a network share on a fritz box router.I was able to mount it from a raspberry with /etc/fstab //FRITZ-NAS/myBox/SanDisk-Cruzer /mnt/fritz_box cifs defaults,noauto,nofail,credentials=/root/...
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CIFS share: files getting locked with VIM but not with Nano

I have an heterogeneous share, between Linux and Windows systems, hosted on a NetApp. On Linux, I mount the share with those options:mount.cifs -o username=`logname`,dom=DOMAIN,cifsacl,multiuser,...
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Allow non-root users to mount kerberized CIFS share in their home only

Actual situationI succeeded to make an heterogeneous share from a NetApp filer with NTFS security-style. I mount it on Linux ("winbinded" to Active Directory) with mount.cifs and options user_xattr,...
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How to allow a group to cifs mount

I have made a new group in my ubuntu server called samba. Then added user 'ubuntu' to the samba group. When I do groups ubuntu i see the this:groups ubuntuubuntu : ubuntu adm dialout cdrom floppy ...
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How to force autofs cifs (samba) to use smb version >=2.0

I'm using autofs mounting of a samba share from a Windows 10 (Creators edition).Microsoft patched its OS to no longer accept smb version 1.0 sometimes in 2017.SomeFolder -fstype=cifs,rw,username=...
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Keeping CIFS mount over unstable WiFi

I have a FreeNAS box that contains all of my music and movies. Since I want this box accessible to both myself (Linux desktop) and my wife (Windows desktop) I have the filesystems on this box exported ...
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Very weird behaviour with SMB/CIFS file copy over VPN

Reach/initial connection of the share is fine.Can render directory list. Can even download off the share (copy/cut from it, paste local).But.. trying to upload (copy/cut local and paste there) sees ...
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SMB/CIFS pipelining

Is pipelining a feature of the SMB/CIFS protocol? I found that SMB2 does have a pipelining mecanism but no clear answer is available for the previous version. I have a network capture with several SMB ...
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How to mount Windows share on Linux without using passwords?

I have looked at the manual of mount.cifs but it is a bit unclear to me which of the security methods (ntlm, krb5i etc) require password-based authentication, and which can do without.I have a ...
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Connecting to SMB/CIFS share not working in Thunar on Fedora 25

I set up a system with the XFCE-spin of Fedora 25.The thing that is not working for me is connecting to samba (CIFS) shares using the default file manager Thunar. I click on explore network in the ...
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Error mounting university windows file server (mount error(13): Permission denied)

I am trying to mount my university's windows file server under linux. When I run sudo mount -v -t cifs -o ro,username=****@***.ca,password=*** //server.cm.uni.ca/ /media/marcel/server, I get the ...
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autofs cifs mount(s) hang / become momentarily unreachable

I use autofs on my Fedora 25 desktop in order to access some cifs mounts on my work networkhttp://superuser.com/etc/auto.master:/home/user/work/mountpoint /etc/auto.custom --timeout=43200 --ghost/etc/auto.custom:...
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Input/output error on specific files within a TrueCrypt container

I have some files within a TrueCrypt container that I can no longer access. IIRC, they were moved from another TrueCrypt container (FAT32) that resides on a USB memory stick (FAT32) to an NTFS based ...
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weekly burst of smbd process_usershare_file errors: from where?

For the past few weeks, every Monday morning between about 6:30 and 7:45, in a burst lasting less than a second, my Ubuntu 14.04.5 LTS fileserver logs a spate of errors from smbd.http://superuser.com/source3/param/...
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Issue with SMB/CIFS on OpenMediaVault 3.0.59 with Windows 10 PC?

I have installed OpenMediaVault 3.0.59 on my Rpi3. I'm trying to use it as a NAS for my other Windows 10 PC. But even after enabling the SMB/CIFS, it does not shows up in the network of the Windows 10 ...
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Can't see/mount SMB (SAMBA 4) shares through terminal in Debian Jessie

I would like to mount a SAMBA share on my computer, where I'm running Debian 8 (Jessie). The SMB share is located at the server of my institute and works as a domain controller (it's a SAMBA 4). All ...
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Why does cifs share show as used disk space on client

I have mounted a CIFS share on a Linux client machine. IF I copy 100MB of data onto the server, the client shows a drop of 100MB in disk space.Are the files on the server replicated to the client? ...
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Linux can't mount a CIFS share with comma in path using /etc/fstab

I'm having problems mounting a CIFS network drive for use in an application I develop/maintain. The share path has a folder in it named , Employees as in Company/, Employees/Some data (the mapped ...
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Mounting Airport TimeCapsule on Synology with spaces

I'm trying to mount my Airport Time Capsule on my Synology DS916+ NAS. However, it is not working for a directory that has a space in it.There are two folders on the TC "Data" and "User Name". I can ...
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mv command reports “X and Y are the same file”, cifs filesystem

I'm trying to get a script that will rename and move videos. Here is what I have:#!/bin/bashsrc="http://superuser.com/mnt/Files_Apps/temp/"dest="/mnt/Files_Apps/TFTP root/"for file in "$src"*.*; donewfile="${...
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Read/Write directly to Linux files from Windows using editor

Is there a way to mount and share a linux directory so Windows can access it?I would like to read/write directly to files from a text editor for quicker live development with ApacheRunning CentOS ...
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SLOW CIFS/SMB file transfer for authenticated users

How to configure CIFS that local and domain users have fast transfer speeds?I do have massive performance issues using CIFS / SMB / Samba in combination with users. It's independent from Active ...
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Bash on Ubuntu on Windows Mount Network Share

I have updated Windows 10 and installed the new bash on windows.However on both PC's I have tried I am unable to mount a network share.I've tried many different ways to mount the share:sudo ...
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How do I make my desktop (running Vista) “reannounce” itself to our home network?

Annoying problem: My partner's laptop (Win 8.1) can sometimes not find my desktop (Vista, our media files (+ other things) are stored on it) in Network Places, even though the desktop is powered up – ...
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Mounting remote CIFs share using hostname

I'm trying to mount a remote Windows share on a VPS using the following command:sudo mount -t CIFS //cifs.example.com/sharename -o username=blahBut this throws a wrong FS type error. If I ...
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Mount cifs for 2 users

I would like to mount a cifs drive for 2 user accounts on a Linux server.I have no trouble mounting the cifs drive for me, or for sudo, but I need to mount it so that two users can access it:sudo ...
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SSH tunnel on Windows 10 to Linux Samba

I know This question has been asked a few times already but I think my problem might be slightly different. Maybe I'm not understanding the fundamentals of the issue.I have a Linux Samba share that ...
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Address LAN computers by name over Open VPN

Using OpenVPN client on Windows 7 laptop to access my home network. Workgroup on the laptop is "MyWorkgroup".Home network:Wifi router on 192.168.1.1 - Linksys EA6500 with USB hard drive plugged ...
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Connecting to Windows share “Name not unique on network”

I'm trying to connect from a stock Debian 8 or 9 Desktop to a Windows shared folder, by clicking "Connect to Server" from Nautilus or Cinnamon using a Server Name:smb://servername/sharedwhich ...
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samba mount failed with “CIFS VFS: cifs_mount failed w/return code=-6” and “is not a valid block device”

Environment:server: Windowsclient: RHEL 6.7 (samba-common-3.6.23-20.el6.x86_64) or Debian Wheezy (samba-common-bin 2:3.6.6-6+deb7u7)Client's /etc/fstab://10.0.0.10/share/ /media/smb cifs ...
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Windows junction invalid on network share

I usually have this setup on my Windows machines: I share a single folder such as C:\share as network share. Then I use mklink /J somedir C:\somedir to create junction points to directories I want to ...
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mounting a network drive cifs mac osx

I've been handed a mac and I'm having issues. I had an ubuntu setup where I would type:sudo mount -t cifs //fs/CakeRecipes /mnt/fs/CakeRecipes -o username=fegur,domain=KitchenLord,iocharset=utf8,...
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Program loads project slower with relative paths pointing to NAS - will indexing improve this?

so on my network people work with Cinema4D. They often have to load big projects. I did some tests concerning the location and path-style of the textures for the projects which resulted in:absolute ...
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Yum repo on cifs mount

What I want to doBuild my yum/dnf repository on a cifs share.Long versionMy windows server is my main file server, and I store my Support/Platforms/Korora22/ directory there for the time being. ...
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How to debug slow samba share by Nautilus?

I have Fedora 23 with Gnome 3 and Nautilus 3.18.5-1.fc23. I have troubles with SMB speeds by using Nautilus. It is about 4.4MB/s, while by any other methods (e.g. smbclient from terminal) I got 11MB/s ...
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What are my options for setting user permissions with a CIFS share?

I have a NAS that only allows CIFS mounts on a Linux machine. I would like to set it up on a server, that I don't have root access to (but can ask every once in a while the root to do something on the ...

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