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Shares and printers on a server are not accessible for one workstation

The PC in question is running Windows 7 and the server is Windows Server 2012 Standard. Both machines can ping each other by IP and Name. I've tried flushing the DNS cache, removing the pc from the ...
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1answer
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Replace User within Active Directory File Server Share

I have a file server role utilizing an Active Directory Domain on Windows Server 2012 and I'm attempting to replace one User Object with another User Object across all existing file server share ACLs. ...
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Netatalk authorizing with Windows Active Directory Clients

We have an Ubuntu server that we intend to use to share videos and other content over AFP to our client Macs. AFP works flawlessly by setting the allow list to one single user. The problem arises when ...
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5answers
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Windows network shares organization

I would like to have some feedback about the best practices you use to publish your network share. Now, we have on our file server : one named directory for each of our user, which is backed up ...
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Local drive access using $ share in windows flaw [closed]

It seems that I can access every drive on each computer in my work network by utilizing the $ share? Example: \\computer_name\C$ would give me access to the C drive and each file Is the AD ...
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1answer
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User profile unable to access file server

I have a user whos is unable to access the file server from his workstation, his user account can access it from other machines, I'm able to access it using my account on his computer. I'm assuming ...
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4answers
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Allow user to change permissions on a folder, but not remove/change Domain Admins access?

We're a small college, and I have one file share for an athletics team that I want to turn over to the coach. We don't track or have a group for athletic team members in Active Directory, and the ...
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4answers
488 views

How do I know which shared folders file have moved under windows server 2008?

I have Windows 2008 domain controller. I also use this server for users' shared folders. I'd like to know the users shared folder files movement on the server side. For example, when someone moves ...
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1answer
425 views

File permission ACEs showing as SIDs after NTBACKUP restore

I have restored a backup to our Windows 2003 SBS domain controller. All the permissions for folders seem to be set correctly for groups BUT when looking at folders that had permissions set for ...
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1answer
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Domain Admin has no permissions to copy files onto domain share

I stumped by a problem I'm having properly accessing a domain share. Server1: Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise + the latest SP/patches. -- (Domain Controller) Server2: Windows Server 2008 R2 ...
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1answer
92 views

Can't enable share on clients in my network

I installed on my subnet a win 2003 server as the domain controller, with DHCP and DNS options too. the clients, win xp pro and and win 2003 server. In my clients when i log in via the domain, i ...
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Secure File Transfer alternative

I am looking into secure file transfer programs. My company is looking to phase out ftp for sharing files with outside vendors. I need a solution that allows creation of ad-hoc users on the fly. It ...
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2answers
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ActiveDirectory: What kind of disruption should I expect when modifying attributes for 15k users?

We are modifying all the displayName attributes on our AD. We a slightly modified version of Microsoft's KB script. Our AD is mostly used as a backend for a NAS-based file sharing. Do you think ...
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1answer
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Share Access between domain and workgroup

I am having trouble accessing a windows share on another computer that is in a Workgroup. A little big about our setup. We currently have 2 networks networkA which is a domain netA.net and networkB ...
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1answer
215 views

Mac OS X: Access AD Network Resource with Computer Credentials

I'm trying to write a script (AppleScript or shell) that connects to a Windows Share and have it use the computer's credentials rather than the user's, i.e. assume the computer name is "workstation1", ...
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1answer
703 views

Is there a way to use Linux & Samba Server to mimic NTFS ACL's under a Windows Domain?

Does anyone know of an up-to-date tutorial for this? I found this old doc from 2003: http://www.bluelightning.org/linux/samba_acl_howto/ . I've like to have a Linux server replace the Windows file ...
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2answers
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Is it possible to forward a file request from one server to another?

I have a barely getting by file server running Windows 2008 R2 (it also is the PDC, and exchange server, and DNS and DHCP and Certificate Server) I am setting up a second server running Windows 2008 ...
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2answers
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Sharing a folder from a Windows 2008 R2 Active directory Domain Server to users in a different domain

I have an old legacy Windows 2000 Domain server with an outdated name. I have created a new Windows 2008 R2 Active Directory Domain Server. What I want to be able to do is share a directory on the ...
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2answers
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Minimum permissions needed to create a user Home Folder in Windows Active Directory

We would like the Help Desk to have the responsibility of creating User Home folders instead of our 2nd level support. The help desk global group is already an Account Operator, so in Active Directory ...
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Windows File sharing using Active Directory Groups

I've got one Domain Controller for our small network (~20 users). It's running Win Server 2k3. I have added a Global Security Group (MYDOMAIN\GroupA) and added 3 users to it (MYDOMAIN\UserA, ...
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More Windows Filesharing Woes

This has been bugging me now. I'm in the process of converting a standalone fileserver that was not joined to our domain into using AD Groups\Users for the file shares. This fileserver used to use ...
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7answers
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Is it possible to manage file system access per computer (or per container)?

I'm relatively new to Sys Admin and there is this requirement.. or at least, the talk of a requirement whereby we restrict access to certain folders for a particular set of computers (an OU on our ...
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7answers
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Windows 7 Requiring FQDN To Access Network Shares

The Windows 2003 AD Domain I manage has several Windows XP clients and one Windows 7 RC1 client. Recently, the Windows 7 client has started refusing to access network shares unless the FQDN of the ...