The Common Internet File System (previously known as SMB) is a layer 7 networking protocol providing file and device sharing across local networks. It was originally designed and implemented by Microsoft as part of the Windows operating system.

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How to set permissions for a CIFS mount with autofs?

I've set up a CIFS mount on my CentOS 6.4 server with autofs : File /etc/auto.mnt : Photos ...
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Samba Displaying Folders as Files

I have a Windows share (shared from a Windows Server 2003 box) that is mounted on our Ubuntu server using cifs. That mount is then shared out through Samba. The issue is that all of the folders in the ...
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How to troubleshoot Linux in-kernel dns_resolver

Linux provides a facility that lets kernel and its modules to resolve DNS names by relying on user-space tools. This, for example, is used by CIFS to support referrals in the DFS. The problem I'm ...
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CHMOD permission denied on SMB share

I'm mounting an SMB/CIFS share on my CentOS 6.4 server using /etc/fstab as follows: Mount windows share to /mnt/mywebsite //10.1.1.4/mywebsite /mnt/mywebsite cifs ...
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Directories shown as files, when sharing a mounted cifs drive

I have an issue where a directory is shown as a file when accessing a samba share ( on Ubuntu 12.10 ) from a Windows machine. The output from ls -ll in the folder on the linuxbox is as follows: ...
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mount cifs permission denied

Hi I have tried to mount with three ways for all of them I got the same error. 1) sudo chmod 777 /estore sudo mount –t cifs -o user=domain/username%MYPASSWORD,noserverino //domain /estore 2) sudo ...
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How to setup shared folder as virtual directory in IIS 7.5 (cross-domain)

This is my current understanding of how this should be done: (TL;DR for the actual problem, please see the bold text.) Create a folder on you storage server, henceforth known as B. Create a local ...
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Linux phantom mounts

For the second time in a year, I have encountered phantom mounts. "Normal" system tools show a CIFS mount does not exist, yet it's still really there. Adding or (mass) deleting files is instantly ...
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DFS CIFS shares not responding to demand

I'm hoping someone can help me here with understanding how a windows file copy differs between a copy using terracopy (or similar) and what that means for contention on my NAS head. Background: ...
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Slow shared folder refresh on windows 7

When I create a new folder in a shared folder under Windows Server 2012 sometimes i can not see new folder by windows 7 clients. Also with some refresh I still can not see new folders. After some ...
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Linux samba server: cifs_mount failed w/return code = -12

Server: RHEL 5.9 / smbd 3.0.33 - Clients: various, though all were using current mount.cifs (5.2) I already solved this problem, but it was such a nightmare to hunt down these error codes I felt like ...
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Unable to mount samba share

I'm using CentOS 5 and I'm trying to mount a share, but I continuously receive the same error. mount error: cifs filesystem not supported by the system mount error(19): No such device I have samba ...
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Solaris 11 CIFS pam_smb

After installing a CIFS server on Solaris 11 today I run into a problem after updating the /etc/pam.d/other to include the line "other password required pam_smb_passwd.so.1 nowarn". After that I ...
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Looking for a way to mount cifs shares on centos 6 with multiple users

We have a CIFS share on our network. I have a centos 6.3 server in which I want to map the share. The problem is that when mounting it in /etc/fstab I have to set which user (and password) to use. The ...
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CIFS slashes changed to backslashes after upgrade

I am working on linux server which does its backup via rsync to a cifs-mounted share on an external NAS (D-Link DNS-320). Everything worked fine on opensuse 11.4. After upgrade to opensuse 12.2, the ...
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Have both domain and non-domain users use NetApp CIFS storage

My specific use case is that I have a NetApp CIFS storage that's in the domain, say, intranet. But I also have one hyper-v host that's not in the domain. I can't allow it into the domain, but I need ...
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Permit any user to mount any CIFS share

Essentially, I want the Ubuntu pre-10.10 behaviour back. The setuid method (see notes) does not work anymore. I search a lot on the Internet, but I haven't found a satisfying solution. I have read a ...
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Prioritize One Network Share Over Another And/Or Cap Network Share Traffic? (Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise)

One of my fileservers is a hyper v VM running Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise. The NIC in the VM maps to a 1 GB NIC on the host that is dedicated just to this VM. I have two shares on the file ...
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automount ghost folder

I set up automount to muont a folder from a NAS, I called it /mnt/cifs_shares/my_fs [root@localhost Me]# ls -la /mnt/cifs_shares/ ls: impossibile accedere a /mnt/cifs_shares/my_fs: No such file or ...
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Apache serving Samba share leads to poor performance?

This is a question about a problematic interaction between Apache and Samba. Our Linux server (on a private intranet) mounts a Windows share, which is physically thousands of miles away, and serves ...
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Replace file share server with a new one

I have a server, used for applications, with the path: \\cifs_server\folder I have to move it to a new server : \\cifs_server_new\folder (both folders has been synced). What's the best method for ...
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Mounting NAS drive with cifs using credentials file through fstab does not work

I can mount the drive in the following way, no problem there: mount -t cifs //nas/home /mnt/nas -o username=username,password=pass\!word,uid=1000,gid=100,rw,suid However if I try to mount it via ...
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Can a Windows machine authenticate against Samba with Kerberos when users are stored in AD?

I understand the title is probably less clear that it should be, but I couldn't think of anything better. We have two domains, let's call them example.com and subnet.example.com. The former is ...
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automount a windows share

I have this line and it works mount -t cifs -o myuser //192.168.0.12/Public/Docs /mnt/cifs_shares/Docs But then I try with autofs and it doesn't In /etc/auto.master: /mnt/cifs_shares/Docs ...
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Trying to re-attach CIFS ISO share, XenServer SR_BACKEND_FAILURE_222

My CIFS mount for ISOs stopped working recently. I tried to detatch it and re-attach it, however I get the following error: http://imgur.com/0R47r I tried looking this error up, however I cannot ...
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CIFS Mounting Permissions

I have an issue that I;m going round in circles with, I hope you can help. The Set up: Server 1 (CIFS Client) - CentOS 6.3 AD integrated uing Samba/Winbind & idmap_ad Server 2 (CIFS Server) - ...
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Using NDMP as an alternative to CIFS mount

I have a weird but interesting use-case. I use CIFS to mount shares from a File Server (NetApp, EMC etc) to an application server (win/linux server where my application runs). My application needs to ...
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ldap-authentication without sambaSamAccount on linux smb/cifs server (e.g. samba)

i'm currently running samba-3.5.6 on a debian/wheezy host to act as the fileserver for our department's w32-clients. authentication is done via OpenLDAP, where each user-dn has an ...
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It is possible to put FreeNAS as Auth Server (SMB or LDAP), File server and Ubuntu as “Client” (Kerberos auth-pam)?

I want to configure my FreeNAS server as authentication server (user FreeNAS local user's to auth into ubuntu clients) and NAS server, of course. I have Ubuntu as clients and they are booting over ...
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How to manage iowait over cifs?

For backup purposes we have Cifs file Server running that contains encrypted containers for backing up the more sensitive data. The container is mounted with cryptsetup and loop as a local filesystem ...
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Reconnect Attempts for CIFS share

I have a CIFS share mounted in the FSTAB on Ubuntu server, which connects to our NAS and works without issue. Last night we had an issue with the SAN for about 12 hours. We corrected the problem and ...
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Permanently mount network share without the need for log on? (Windows)

On a Windows 2008 R2 Server (Standard) I need to have a network drive mounted without having a specific user to log on to the machine first. Sort of like an NFS mount via fstab on Unix machines. The ...
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Samba share for user groups with Ubuntu. A user can't access files created by other users

I have a folder mounted by using NFS on the server. That folder has subdirectories, and I want to share specific folders to specific user groups by using SAMBA. It doesn't work as expected, because ...
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Mount a samba share as regular user using cifs

Server: Ubuntu SAMBA 3 Client: Ubuntu 12.04 I can access the shares using Nautilus but I can't mount the same share using shell. I issue the following command: sudo mount -t cifs ...
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CIFS Mount Error 12.04

I'm trying to CIFS mount a directory on a Windows server to a Ubuntu Apache server to act as a graphics server for a development test server for images. Im running into two separate errors, while ...
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FTP from mounted CIFS - Download never ends (continues after 100%)

I have the following situation: I have two servers, one sharing files over CIFS, the other shares files by FTP. The FTP-Server has the CIFS Share mounted, and FTP users can download from this mount. ...
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On startup cifs mounts with wrong uid, gid

I have a server running a samba instance which I access with cifs. When the system boots the folder is mounted but with wrong uid and gid. When I umuont and mount again manually, uid and gid are set ...
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“mount error(13): Permission denied” only in LXC container for CIFS/Samba share

I have a samba share that mounts just fine under the Ubuntu 12.04 host: root:~# mount -t cifs -o credentials=/var/lib/lxc/vpn/rootfs/etc/samba/desktop.credentials //desktop/Media /media/Media But ...
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Mount CIFS Host is down

I have an issue with a mount point that was previously configured. It shows the folder, but the mount is missing and holds "?" values for size, permissions, etc. So I tried to remount using cifs and ...
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How efficient is a file move on the same fileshare?

From a windows208r2 client connected to a SMB/CIFS share, I move a file from one directory to another directory on the same network share. Does windows send a "move" command to the share, or does ...
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Windows applications do not see files on CIFS share mapped without FQDN

I've run into another oddity recently on our cluster with respect to Windows 2003 and Windows 7 (using Explorer or even plain batch files, C# programs, FORTRAN programs, etc) and files on a CIFS share ...
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Map a remote CIFS share in a Windows client through a third server

My desktop machine is a Windows 7 PC. I need to access some file shares on the remote Windows server JASON using a set of Windows credentials. However, the server JASON is behind a firewall, so to ...
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Intermittent logon failures or lock out failures when under high impersonation load

Recently we've been seeing an interesting slew of failures on our cluster where users' jobs will intermittently fail with logon errors, account locked out errors, or file permission errors. Our ...
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Mount Windows share via CIFS in CentOS not working (but smbclient does)

I'm a bit frustrated...I'm trying to mount a windows share via CIFS in CentOS 6.3, but it's not working: mount -v -t cifs -o credentials=/data/conf/credentials/fileserver //10.0.1.200/projects ...
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XenServer 5.6.0 / XenCenter not allowing SR to Windows 7 share on Domain Controller for ISO's

I'm unable to get an SR made using command prompt or using XenCenter's interface dialogs. Here is the command I'm issuing: xe-mount-iso-sr //<mycomputer.domain.controller>/iso_share -o ...
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Is Samba good for anything in a pure Unix/Linux network?

I'm learning for the LPIC exam which includes a section about Samba. I'm asking myself, whether there is any meaningful or useful application for Samba in a pure Unix/Linux network without any Windows ...
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GVFS Locations Not Available In ~/.gvfs

So, I can mount GVFS locations correctly (specifically CIFS) either from the Gnome "Places" menu, or via the command line gvfs-mount, but the filesystem is not mounted in the expected location; ...
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Increase data transfer speed through bonding/lacp?

I want to maximize the throughput of a data transfer between two servers. The copy will be made at the application layer using Robocopy. To clear things up, please check my Visio schema of the ...
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openVPN - print to remote client

LAN (192.168.44.x) | | | | openVPN WinXP ws1 (192.168.44.37) Server (192.168.44.90) | | | | VPN1 VPN2 10.8.0.x 10.9.1.x ...
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How to map Windows ACL to Linux ones on a CIFS share?

Context We have a Windows server with an Active Directory domain and a network share. I have a Linux machine and I want to mount the share. sudo mount -t cifs //server/share /mnt/share -o ...