samba is an re-implementation of the smb network sharing protocols, which are used in Windows for file and printer sharing.

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Minimal, fully guest browsable samba share?

This has been asked a million times before, and I've looked at a few hundred "solutions" spanning decades, none of which work 100%.What I want:A simple, minimal smb.conf that I can package up in ...
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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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Samba share with track all changes file history

Looking to create a samba file share for some time-critical files whereby all changes need to be tracked. The changes should be available for Windows Clients accessing using SMB in their 'explorer.exe'...
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NT to UNIX group mapping in Samba 4

I want to map the NT Group Domain Users to a different UNIX group than users on my Samba 4.7.6 Active Directory Domain Controller, but when I try to do this, it fails as follows:> net groupmap ...
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Trying to understand how Samba handles UNIX permissions

I am building a backup server using Linux, ZFS, and Samba. All clients other than me will be using Windows 10, therefore my focus is on supporting Windows 10 properly, but that does not mean the ...
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Samba installation on read-only system

I couldn't find anything usefull on web.Here is the story. I'm trying to install Samba (version 4.5.12) on Debian (Raspbian, but it doesn't matter). Debian is installed on read-only filesystem. ...
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CentOS Samba server 60Kbps download speed over WiFi

I setup a secure samba server on CentOS 7. I use this for general back up and resource sharing. I have noticed that transfer speeds over WiFi using ES File Explorer on my Android phone is incredibly ...
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Mount USB HD connected to router and shared via samba - from shell/fstab

I'm trying to mount a USB HD connected to my router from a shell on a Raspbian server, later on via /etc/fstab.smbtree gives me the following:$ smbtreeWORKGROUP\\CH7466CE ...
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Cant make get WD TV Media Player to connect to Samba/SMB after upgrade from 3 to 4; maybe IPC$ issue?

Upgrading my home server from CentOS version 6 to 7, also gave an upgrade of Samba from version 3.6.9-169.el6_5 to version 4.6.2.When doing this, I ported the /etc/samba/smb.conf file directly, ...
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Permission issue on file sharing between Linux and Windows 7

I would like to share some folders at Linux to be accessed by my Windows 7. What I did at Linux side as below:sudo smbpasswd -a bviii==> I keyed in bviii as passwordsudo vi /etc/samba/smb.conf...
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Rejoin workstation to Samba Domain Controller. No Active Directory

So I might of goofed with this one. This current issue stemmed from a Trust relationship failing for the computer on the domain. Many places I read that to fix it you have to leave the domain and ...
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Configuring Samba in Virtual Box Bitnami Virtual Machine

Host OS: Windows 10Guest OS: Debian 9I am a bit of Linux and Virtual box noob. I am trying to access a SAMBA share inside a VirtualBox virtual machine.I have installed a Joomla! stack using a ...
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Windows 10 Samba server not detected OS X Lion

I have a Windows 10 desktop which functions as the Samba server. When my Early 2008 MacBook, running Lion, attempts to connect, the connection always fails because it does not detect the server ...
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Systemd smb.service management

I have recently added some samba shares into the smb.conf file on RHEL 7.2 Following this, I restarted the samba service in systemctl. However this caused all the citrix service to disconnect and ...
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Completely hiding a dir, but leaving its descendants accessible via symlinks, in Samba

Due to the way Samba handles symlinks and wide links (it can only distinguish "within the share root" or "outside the share root") I want to create fixed symlinks in the share root to the "actual" ...
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Windows 10 cannot access WD EX2 Ultra Share, probably caused by windows update

In our office we have a handful of windows 10 PCs. Out of the box some of the PCs could access the shares on NAS and some couldn’t. I managed to get access working on the ones that couldn’t access it ...
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How do I mount a linux hosted samba share to a windows folder?

ContextI have a web application that uses CentOS linux for site and file hosting. However I found that I need a single windows machine hosting the same site for specific users for some windows ...
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How to forcibly delete or close opened file?

Theoretical question. I have a network with 2 PC, running Windows. One PC is sharing a samba folder with video file, and i've opened up that file on second PC and started streaming video in infinite ...
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Cannot access VM CentOS listen port on the host machine use Hyper-V

I have installed CentOS7 on the Hyper-V and I build a samba server on the CentOS for easily to shared folders.However, I have failed when I trying to connect and seems like network's problem.I ...
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File Communication between Win98 and WinNT4

I have the following Problem:We have two old PC's, one has Windows 98 SE and one has Windows NT 4.0. All I need is to share Files between those two PC's. The solution should fit for some small files, ...
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Allow Samba connections *only* from internal LAN (PF firewall)?

There is a FreeBSD 11.1-RELEASE machine with only 1 NIC, serving Samba shares behind a PF firewall on same server.I need to allow connections only from clients connecting from the internal network (/...
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What is the difference between a Network Short cut and a mounted share drive in Windows 10?

I've run into an oddity that I worked around, but can't explain. I'm hoping someone can.Situation:I have used the "Add network location" option to connect to an Ubuntu samba shared directory that ...
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Share data from PC to TV - no lan port (usb only)

I have moved into the new unit and there is a TV with 2HDMI ports and 1USB only.I used to stream movies from my server (Ubuntu) to my old PC via miniDLNA but since this new one is a crappy one and ...
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All File And Printer Sharing Doesn't Work, Error 0x80070035 on Access, Any Network, Any PC

I am experiencing a problem across all of my Windows 10 devices (and, previously, Windows 7 devices) -- basically, any attempt to access a Windows network share over the network ends in Error ...
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How to improve the speed of smbnetfs?

I use smbnetfs on my little FreeBSD VM to access corporate Windows shares. The tool works fine, but the throughput is pathetically slow. Reading large files is measured in mere hundreds of kilobytes ...
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Samba reload on new dhcp lease

I have a phone tethered via usb. I'm using the phone's data connection. Whenever I run dhclient for the new lease ( NetworkManager is off ) I get error messages but the lease succeeds. Here is the ...
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How to join to the domain, without changing the DNS settings

I have my Samba4 setup in the EC2 & I can join the windows clients fine, if I assign my instance public IP as the DNS server. But my requirement is, irrespective of any DNS IP assigned to the ...
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How to share a Linux directory as a folder in Windows?

Maybe it seems that the best way is using samba. But it's not ideal. Access to some files or directories will not be possible unless changing the file or directory's owner or mode. For example, one ...
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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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Problems with mounting samba share

It is a couple of days I'm struggling in mounting a samba shared directory in Ubuntu 16. I read all the relative posts but still cannot find a solution.Here is the command I use:sudo mount -vt ...

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