A mechanism for allowing and mediating access to files for non-local users and programs. Such mechanisms are either built on top of local filesystems or seamlessly integrated into distributed filesystems. Common examples of file sharing mechanisms include CIFS (SMB, DFS), NFS, GlusterFS, Lustre.

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Can't scan to a shared folder but can write to it from computer - windows server 2012

I have a Toshiba network scanner/copier that is configured to send scanned files to a shared folder. It was working fine when the shared folder was on a windows server 2003 computer. I installed ...
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Use a shared vhdx as shared drive

I have a Windows Cluster made up of two nodes connected via SAS to a storage array. I have two virtual machines configured with their hard disks (vhdx) on the shared storage. They are up and running ...
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Making shared drives available on wifi?

I'm setting up a small office network. We have a raid connected to an ethernet switch, and that is accessible by all PCs connected to that network. My problems start when I tired to provide access to ...
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How do I get NFS on Linux to export a folder to OS X with OS X's user IDs so I can cp -a from Linux to OS X?

I have Ubuntu GNOME 15.10 on one computer and OS X 10.11.2 on another. I want to migrate files from the Ubuntu installation to the OS X installation but preserving permissions. Currently the strategy ...
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What's the best way to transfer only new files down from a remote server?

I have a file server that files get dumped on through-out the day. They can be any size, any type, etc. I then want to sync those files down to a remote backup server but the trick is once they're on ...
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how can I mount a windows share with rw access?

The question is in the title. Here is what I tried but the folder is read only. sudo mount -t cifs -o username=maazza,domain=MYDOMAIN //192.168.123.2/company-files /mnt/test I am on debian jessie. ...
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Docker web development environment and VirtualBox file sharing protocol

I'm guessing that this question has been answered previously, but I can't find a good solution to that super basic issue! I've created a development environment using Docker on top of a windows ...
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OpenVPN - Can not access shared files

I installed OpenVPN as a server on my Windows server (Yeah, really). The configuration looks good. This server get the IP 10.9.8.1 for the VPN tunnel as expected. I also made some tests by installing ...
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Can I use my 2 domain controllers also as my 2 node file server cluster?

I already have 2 domain controllers running Windows Server 2012 R2. This network doesn't have any file servers or SANs. It hardly needs any. But, I have one small need for a shared file folder and ...
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How to share files/folders between users on same linux machine?

We have 2500+ users using linux thin clients with their home directory on a common NFS. We want Windows like file/folder sharing functionality between users. The users are not linked to any ...
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Windows Server 2008 r2 sharing removes local users - expected?

Sharing a folder with specific domain user removes local users from folder. Is this expected behavior? Create new folder on server (does not matter where). Add additional local users via basic ...
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DAS or NAS for Microsoft NAV, File Sharing and AD

We are changing the infraestructure of the bussines, we are now 20 users, and I have a problem with the desing, and a question about DAS and NAS. Currently we have a server that is going to be a ...
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NFS issues between two linux/unix VMs

Description: I ran into a weird issue with my VMs using NFS. Both of my VMs are using linux. The server-side is using RHEL and the client-side using CentOS 7. My host machine is running Windows 7. My ...
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Network shared folder on windows 2008 server [closed]

How to setup a network shared folder on your windows server so all clients connecting to the domian on the same server can access the shared folder.
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best practice for deploying file shares in Remote Desktop Services

We are setting up a new virtual Remote Desktop Services deployment for 10 users in Azure, with 2 domain controllers and 2 RDS servers. Our requirement is to have resilient and fast file system for ...
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Miraculous elevation of access rights (Windows, AD)

I have a shared folder on a Windows 2008 Server that would host different file shares with ACLs set individually by folder. Everything works fine up to a certain point: the folder is created, three ...
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Sync files without internet at two locations

I have large files (1 GB+) that should be kept replicated at two locations and internet speeds keep a cloud or online solution resource prohibitive. (Already slow connection approx 6 Mbps in a remote ...
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Close locked file in Windows Share using Powershell and Openfiles

I work with a lot of folder shares, but there are a bunch of locked files which have been opened by some other process. I need to close those files. So far I've been using MMC - System Tools - Shared ...
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Permissions On Folder Give Me Access Denied. Why?

I have a user (dAdmin) and that user is a member of the domain admin's group and is also a member of the local server's (serverA) Administrators group. On the folder (fShare) I set it up as a share ...
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Did I give access to my user folder by mistake?[Windows 7]

I shared a folder from my user in Windows 7. I want to understand if this led to sharing the whole user folder. This is the description of the issue: ...
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Symbolic or hard link to UNC path: logon failure

I have a Synology NAS that exports a backup directory that I wish to access locally in a folder. I had this working before with a previous Synology NAS but I don't remember how I did it. So I open ...
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How to grant permissions for a member of two groups that have different permissions in windows?

I have a windows 2008 server with file server role. Multiple shared folders are there, one for each group, so that each group has access to its own folder, but is denied access to other shared ...
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What could be preventing SIDHistory from working on a Win2008 R2 file server?

We have recently migrated some users from a legacy forest to a new forest. We have used SID History during the migrations, and have migrated security groups, too. This has worked well, except on one ...
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Windows 2000 Server Can Only Connect to Windows Server 2012 Share Through IP Address

Server1 = Windows Server 2000 Server2 = Windows Server 2012 I am trying to view a list of available printers on a Windows Server 2012 machine (Server2) from a Windows 2000 server (Server1). I am ...
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What causes PC's to be unable to read certain other PC's shared folders even though other devices can read them?

I have a private domain where folders are shared to EVERYONE (temporarily during setup). All PC's can click into any other PC in File Explorer's Network list, but one specific PC can't connect to the ...
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Cannot close open files in Server 2008 R2: “There is not an open file with that identification number”

I have a team that need to rename a folder on a network share but it currently says that there are files open. I have logged onto the server out-of-hours and tried to close the open files through ...
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Network Shared Database not retrieving results

We have a Shared application (.exe) in our WS2012. It is inside a folder which is shared over the network. The .exe file is basically a file search application which prompts for a input and gives ...
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573 views

How to remove copy option from shared folders?

My organisation uses WS2012 and want to share some files over the network. My question is how to copy protect a folder/file which is being shared? The scenario is that, I want the users to access ...
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NetworkService account access to a shared folder (WinSrv 2012R2)

We have services running under IIS with pool setup to run under NetworkService identity. If the service required access to a shared folder on a remote server, on previous versions of WinServer we just ...
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File auditing for shared network drives

We got hit by Cryptolocker a month back or so, and never had file auditing set up, so there was no way to identify what user it originated from. I've gone into Admin Tools > Local Security Policy > ...
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Legal hold for file servers

I am to build a new file server with Windows Server 2012R2. The edict being passed my way is basically to have the entire common share on legal hold, so as to retain all file changes. Is throwing a ...
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Robocopy script copied permissions/subfolders everything but NOT shares

I ran this command on my new server: ROBOCOPY "\\oldserver\e$\folder" "e:\folder\" /COPYALL /SEC /MIR /LOG:logs.txt It copies all permission and mirrored my folder but later I realized that shares ...
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smbd processes in uninterruptable sleep

I have fileserver running FreeBSD 10.1. The server's storage consists of two HDDs in a mirrored ZFS pool. This server is running Samba 4.1, as domain member. The domain controller is running on ...
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SAS balancing vs Network balancing

I want to configure file server in MS Windows Server 2012 R2 environment, which would load balance traffic. I have got a SAS disk array with 2 SAS controllers which is connected to 2 Hyper-V cluster ...
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How can I get Windows Server 2012 R2 to stop asking for a file share password?

We have one folder on a Windows Server 2012 R2 that we want to share without passwords. I've tried everything I can find, but no matter what I try, the server prompts for a password on the share and ...
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Can I upload files to one Windows share and expose them on another?

So I've got a Windows server with a couple of fileshares, call them ShareA and ShareB. ShareA is read/write accessible to only a couple of admins, and ShareB is read-only for all. The files on the ...
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What is Most Reliable/Sustainable Way to Distribute a File to a Group of Windows Servers

In managing one of my applications, I need to distribute a small text file to a specific directory on a number of application servers and restart the service when a new version is pushed out. I have a ...
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OSX connecting to Windows Server 2012 R2 (SMB) for file sharing unable to search

When users on OSX 10.10 connect to a remote server (SRV02) fileshare via SMB, they are unable to search the file share... when they do, it just hangs (pinwheel of death). There are several users on ...
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Controlling file naming pattern conventions on a file share

We have a shared folder on a server, where sales managers ought to save incoming requests, invoices and other documents. Different types of documents separated by folders. Before now managers name ...
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2012 R2 Hyper-V and File Server (general purpose) cluster

I am in the process of creating a Hyper-V 2012 R2 Cluster. I have 3 physical hosts (128GB RAM , dual Hex-core and 12 NICs each) and a SAN to play with. The SAN is a Virtual Storage system (Datacore), ...
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Deploy Microsoft Work Folders on a single machine

As IT unit of a small company, we are investigating the shift from traditional VPN to Work Folders. The roles are set up and the shares created successfully. In fact internally the whole systems works ...
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How to share assets between multiple web servers?

I have multiple Linux web servers attached to a load balancer, and I like to share assets (such as pictures, videos, and other stuff) between these servers. What is the best way to do this? ...
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DNS or Hostname - seems to change whether a machine can be accessed or not

So I work on a large environment with multiple countries and a large DNS structure. Because of this we sometimes have issues where machines that have not been on the network for a while keep the ...
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File Sharing using Hyper-V Shared VHDX

Is file sharing by simply using Hyper-V Shared VHDX on CSV attached to two VMs possible ? I'm testing SVHDX in my environment and I can't get it working. We have setup failover cluster and CSV backed ...
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Transparent user migration to a new file server - just changing DNS?

So, file server migration. I've robocopied everything over and kept folder permissions intact, I have recreated the shared. My question is I need a transparent way of switching all the users from ...
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Accessing Windows file share with many small files very slow over D-Link DES-1024 R+ switch

I'm investigation a strange problem in our network. Two Windows XP machines access a file share on a Windows 2000 Server (which is a VMWare ESXi VM). Both are connected to that server via a D-Link ...
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w2012 file server. Deleted folder reappears and can't be deleted

On a windows 2012 R2 File Server when clients app removes a folder it reappears with access denied. I can browse to the folder which contains the inaccessible folder, I can run dir command and see it. ...
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Multi Client Dropbox Like Service on AWS

We currently have around 15 dropbox accounts which multiple clients use to send files to our office. This is extremely unmanageable from an administrative standpoint and also very inefficient from a ...
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How to use SSH to access file shares: Win2012->2012 from service

This relates to Win2012-R2 on both sides of the equation. Bitvise and others have shown how to do SMB over SSH, for example here: http://www.bitvise.com/file-sharing However, this has the downside ...
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Hyper-V 2012 R2 and File shares

I currently have a 2008 R2 hyper-v cluster but I am going to be building a new 2012 R2 failover hyper-v 2012 r2 cluster in the next few weeks and wanted to get some opinions on running a large file ...