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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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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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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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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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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Mounting CIFS filesystems: error -1 opening credential file

I'm trying to permanently mount a windows server share via fstab and netfs on a CentOS 5.x box. I can successfully mount and access the share via the following command: mount.cifs ...
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Is there any way to view the internal mount point of a samba cifs from windows?

Example: To be accesed from windows, I have a samba cIFs called \data\cnd\video it points to this path of the server: 10.50.2.80/vol/conten_delivery_network/videos is the any way to view this path ...
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mount error 5 = Input/output error

I am running out of ideas. After a long period of testing this morning, I cannot seem to get this to work, and I have no idea why. I want to mount a Windows SMB/CIFS share with a Debian 5.0.4 VM, ...
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VSS Copies from Network SMB/CIFS File Share on Mac OS X Client

We have a file share we want to roll out at work, and someone asked if there is a way OS X clients can see VSS copies on the network share they mount (to restate: a SMB/CIFS share on a server on the ...
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How can I set up disk quotas on a remote server in a Samba environment?

I've been working with an install of Ubuntu 8.04 and Samba. I'm trying to set up user disk space quotas for our shared drive. That is, each user will have their own folder on our Network Attached ...
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Virtual Lan on the Cloud — Help Confirm my understanding?

[Note: Tried to post this over at ServerFault, but I don't have enough 'points' for more than one link. Powers that be, move this question over there.] Please give this a quick read and let me know ...
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Windows Server 2008 R2 Shared folders are very slow when uploading files

I have a little problem, I have a server with Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise edition with the File Service installed, and a client with Windows 7 Pro. Everything works fine but the file transfert ...
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add jcifs jar to tomcat classpath

I have the following issus : In my web app, one of the jar must be in the tomcat5.5 $CLASSPATH , and not like the other in WEBAPP/lib. i put it in the tomcatdir/server/lib. ( and then in ...
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Mounting a CIFS share through vfstab in OpenSolaris

I'm trying to set up a CIFS share that will mount automatically on my OpenSolaris server. It seems like it would be simple enough, but there's something wrong in my syntax that's preventing it from ...
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Is it better to use rsync over SSHFS or over CIFS as remote repository, having no option for rsyncd?

I have a NAS that is only capable of CIFS, AFS, SSH (no rsyncd capabilities, no NFS). I have to backup very large files (vm images) and I usually set a rsync server on the backup device then I do a ...
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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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Maximum Size Limit for CIFS Share Accessed by Windows Server 2003 (32 bit) Client?

We have a CIFS share being served out by a NETAPP appliance. The CIFS share has grown to over 2 TB in size. A Windows Server 2003 32 bit-client accesses the share. Lets say, for example, the ...
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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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rsync files created or modified from windows share on cifs mount

I want to rsync the files to my local linux box, but I only want files that have been created or modified within the past 30 days. I'm mounting a windows share from linux using this command: mount ...
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Is it possible to access Alfresco CIFS through Internet?

I know it's a security issue, but just by curiosity (I can't find a proper answer to that!), is it possible? I defined cifs.broadcast=255.255.255.255 in the Alfresco configuration, but whatever I ...
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SYSTEM user (Windows 2003) through network

We're trying to connect an email server with a NAS device. Email server runs over Windows 2003 Server and NAS device with Open-E. No "Active Directory", just shared folders with CIFS. In order to ...
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How can I automatically remount CIFS shares when remote servers restart?

I need to mount shared volumes from various remote servers on my local server which is running Ubuntu Server 10.10. I typically use commands like this to mount the shares: sudo mount -t cifs ...
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Mount cifs share anonymously

I have a Windows 2003 Server sharing out a few folders as read-only to "Everyone". The server is a domain member, so I'm not able to connect to the share on computers that aren't on the domain ...
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Share a folder with no authentication request

i'm running Windows XP SP3 , in a workgroup. I need to share a folder on volume C: (FAT32 formatted) and i need this to be available in R/W to everybody, without asking for a login. I mean i dont want ...
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Clearing Windows file share “memory”

I'm currently upgrading a Samba file server (from 3.0.23d to 3.4.3). I have a problem on the Windows client side: if the client was accessing a UNC path or mapped drive from the Samba server before ...
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Mounting CIFS on 60 RHEL5 computers, fstab or autofs

I need to mount a Windows share on a large number of computers (nodes in a supercomputer). The share will rarely be used, but it should be there when needed. It seems like a good case for some type ...
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CIFS volume not mounting automatically

My CIFS volume is not mounting automatically while boot (like other partitions). This is relevant part of my /etc/fstab: //leonidas/files /media/photos cifs ...
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Why do I get duplicate network name errors on my VMware NAT network?

I am trying to create hidden "mini-LANs" for use in testing application deployment and using VMware workstation on Vista x64 to create the machines. Two instances of Windows XP are running. They ...
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Can't access SMB shares on Windows but can on Linux

I've been having some problems with a Samba share that I recently set up. The share's configuration is as follows: [data] path = /media/data available = yes valid users = admin read only = no ...
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ERROR when mounting RHEL samba share on another RHEL server

I have a server (let's call it ServerA) where I have configured two Samba shares, that are currently accessed from a few Windows computers with no issues. I've also been able to mount these two ...
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Does my password is sent encrypted when I am mounting windows share on linux using CIFS?

Does my password is sent encrypted when I am mounting windows share on linux using CIFS? For mounting I'm using: mount -t cifs -o username=myuser //myhost/share /mnt/winmount
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NetApp Data ONTAP PowerShell Get Access-Based Enumeration (ABE) Flag?

I am trying to find out what CIF Shares have the Access-Based Enumeration (ABE) flag set on them through the NetApp Data ONTAP PowerShell CMDLET. You can set it through the CLI by using ...
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Share CIFS mounted drive with all users

A CIFS share, mounted as network drive, seems to be visible only to the user who set it up. Is there a way to make the drive accessible to all the local users on the system ? Trying to achieve this ...
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kerberos cifs multiuser mount from AD PDC

I'm trying to mount a cifs folder on a ubuntu server with multiuser support from a windows DC. I can get user kerberos tickets as root on the server and mount the directory with kerberos without any ...
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How can I add a linux folder to a Windows DFS tree?

Accessing a Windows DFS share from Ubuntu or any other Linux for that matter, is pretty straight forward. However doing it in reverse seems to be not documented. I have DFS Namespace running on ...
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mount.cifs error 14 but smbclient works

I have a debian server and I want to mount an external Win2008R2 share using cifs. I get: error 14: bad address. Using the same arguments with smbclient I can connect with success and browse share ...
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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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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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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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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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file copy error from system to cifs mount

When coping a file greater than 64kB from an Ubuntu server to a CIFS mounted windows share, most of the data is copied, but it seems the last chunk doesn't get copied. The size doesn't match, and the ...
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Issue with mount.cifs in Ubuntu [while accessing Windows samba share using a localServerUser]

I am having a hard time figuring out an issue while trying to mount a windows share in Ubuntu 10.04. Issue: The problem is I am not able to mount a windows share using a serverLocalUser present in ...
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CIFS Mount issue - Unable to write

After doing the cifs mount we are unable to touch on the share with the user kvk. But we are able to do the same as a root user. following are the configuration and error log. Fedora version 15: ...
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Can you set CIFS permisions from EMC Command Line?

I am in the process of migrating file shares from my EMC NS-20 to my new VNXe 3100. I am using a RoboCopy script to move the files but am getting errors on some files and folders. I have Domain Admin ...
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Access Vista Share from RHEL 5.3 Server - mount error 110

I am trying to access a file share on a Vista box from a RHEL 5.3 server. The Vista box is part of a domain, but it has two NIC cards. One is on the 158.x.x.x network. The other card is on the ...
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Backup Exec backup-to-disk folder creation - Access denied

I'm having a difficult time creating a backup-to-disk folder in Symantec Backup Exec 12.5 and Backup Exec 2010. The backend storage is a Nexenta/ZFS-based NAS filer sharing the volume via CIFS. I've ...
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Mount.cifs not supported during pxe install, but working after reboot. Why?

I'm having trouble adding to AD on pxe-unattended install. The problem is on mount.cifs, a script wich gives me the following error on pxe boot install, works 2 minutes later, after the reboot. ...
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Mounting 200 cifs mount points eats all the CPU. Is it correct?

Abstract: I need a way to monitor cifs mountpoints and I don't know how. Hello, I have a virtual machine with 2 CPU and 1Gb RAM running debian 5. It mounts some of our users cifs shared folders, ...
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making the share read only

I 'm sorry to come over again, I was thinking of making the share read only from celerra manager( CIFS only) by R clicking on file system. "the NAS share (\nas12\termemployee$) to read-only to ...
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using windows startup script to copy files/folders from network share

I'm having an issue running xcopy as part of a startup script. The server operating system is Windows 2008 R2 and the client operating system is Windows XP SP3. File server hostname: filesrv1 ...