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Samba user login locks up

Having an issue with a simple folder shared with samba to Windows computers. We have a samba user account created to access the folder. And It works great once we create a mapped network drive in ...
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Server for sharing files and same Outlook everywere

i have plans to setup a server. This must be for filesharing and getting the same mailbox everywere. Because we going to have 2 locations for our business. And i don't want to use usb sticks or ...
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using keybased ssh/scp for a shared directory

for some projects, i need to share confidental files between our local staff and some external partners. the number of humans from the external partners is not yet determined (and might changed during ...
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3answers
63 views

Use a regular PC as NFS server on a small network vs distributed NFS servers/clients

I'm working at a project with around 7 computers (regular, mid-end PCs) connected to an Ethernet LAN, running Linux and used to run molecular simulation software like PyMOL. There are several users, ...
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1answer
27 views

Problems with network sharing in Linux - Windows

I have client PC with openSUSE 12.2 with KDE desktop and Dolphin file manager and server for file sharing with Windows Server 2008 R2. Of course, the first I tried to do is to use Samba and typed into ...
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793 views

Sharing folder from Linux to Mac, Samba or NFS? [closed]

When I need to access (read/write) to a folder of many files under Linux from Mac OSX, there are two options: Install Samba in Linux and share as Windows share Share via NFS Which one is the ...
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0answers
69 views

linux: upload / download difference on network shares

I have a Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (with SELinux) which shows significant differences of speed between download and upload (the latter significantly slower) of files shared over the LAN. The ...
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1answer
224 views

What's the best protocol to use for a NAS server? [closed]

I'm thinking of setting up a new box as a dedicated file server and I was wondering if there was any sort of consensus on what the best file sharing protocol to use would be. I use SMB right now, but ...
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1answer
98 views

Linux (Ubuntu) use Windows shared drive for www folder

I have a Windows Server 2008 R2 server running Hyper-V which runs a Ubuntu. The Windows server has other HD for files (which are then made Windows Shared drives for the network). I'd like to use ...
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4answers
18k views

I can connect to Samba server but cannot access shares.

I'm having trouble getting samba sharing working to access shares. I have setup a stand-alone box running Fedora 16 to use as a file-sharing and web development server. It needs to be able to share ...
3
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2answers
705 views

How to Enable Full-Rights File-Browsing on /?

Now, I know there are lots of samba questions (about 1400) on ServerFault, and I have browsed through about half of them at least, and not been able to use any of the answers to solve my problem. We ...
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1answer
77 views

Symbolic linking of client (Mac) directory to server (Linux) directory

How can I link a directory on a Mac to a remote directory on a Linux server? The Linux server has Samba and SSH available, and I can add other services if necessary
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1answer
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Sharing folder on linux [closed]

I just want to create a sharing folder which is used from different networks. There is no way to create with the help of Samba, İs there any way for this issue? 192.162.2.162 -----> Folder ...
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2answers
432 views

How to share file-system resources among Linux boxes on a LAN?

What do you use share file-system (and printing) resources among Linux boxes (I mean, no windows box present... ;-) over a LAN? I mean: do you use Samba? or do you stick with NFS? or any other ...
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2answers
329 views

File sharing between MAC, Linux

Here is what I want to do: Share files between MAC OSX (snow leopard) machine and Ubuntu (10.* and 11.*) on a local network. I know 2 solutions: Samba: easy to setup but it is not case sensitive ...
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5answers
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Copy large files to multiple machines on a LAN

I have a few large files that I need to copy from one Linux machine to about 20 other Linux machines, all on the same LAN as quickly as is feasible. What tools/methods would be best for copying these ...
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2answers
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Does the number of files slow down the server?

Having numerous files will obviously slow down the OS; but how much this problem is serious? Consider that the files have been well distributed over multi-level folders. Does still the number of files ...
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1answer
2k views

Best file sharing protocol for Windows clients?

I want to share files on a Linux server with Windows 7 clients. I have a choice between multiple file sharing protocols: SMB/CIFS, FTP, WebDAV, NFS… question is: which one is the best for my needs? ...
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1answer
102 views

Managing multiple FTP accounts

I have a Linux (opensuse 11) webserver with plesk (9.5) and I have the challange for managing multiple ftp accounts for data exchange with customers. What I would like to have is setup easy an ...
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1answer
72 views

Windows to linux fileshare is sometimes using old (cached) version of file

I have a fileshare on Windows 7 that I'm accessing from a linux (ubuntu lucid) virtual machine running in VirtualBox. When I change a file in windows, then don't access it for a while (an hour or two ...
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5answers
448 views

Methods to transfer files from Windows server to linux server

I need to transfer webserver-log-like-files containing periodically from windows production servers in the US to linux servers here in India. The files are ~4 MB in size each and I get about 1 file ...
0
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1answer
192 views

Looking for best practices for using a Linux box as a file server in MS workgroup

I've got a number of Windows (7/Vista/XP) based machines on a network that have no unifying structure (i.e. no ADC, PDC or for that matter a workgroup). I recently added a Linux box with a fairly ...
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2answers
862 views

cross-syncing home directories with disconnected operation (Linux/Ubuntu)

Here is the scenario I am trying to make work. I have three machines, J, T and R that need to eventually get the same data (slight temporary differences are fine). J and T are desktops that are ...
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1answer
194 views

Disk usage “shown” to be extremely high on NFS share

I have an NFS share between two machines. The share is showing unusually large usage whereas it has only 4-5 files: It's "mounted" on server, shared on 999.99.999.99: root@server [~]# df -h ...
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2answers
86 views

Question about load balancing

As the title states just a quick question about load balancing Was reading the following article: http://www.linux.com/archive/feed/46735 And it got me thinking ... We currently have a DFSR site ...
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1answer
197 views

How to share files between cPanel accounts?

I am setting up a multi-site/multi-store Magento installation, and I want each site to have its own cPanel account so I can setup the SSL and dedicated IP properly. I have tried to create a linux ...
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2answers
105 views

File sharing on linux / unix

is there a built in file sharing for linux or unix systems, that is not Samba / Windows based, just for sharing files between 'nix systems? And is sharing in this way supported by gnome and other ...
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3answers
19k views

How do I force specific permissions for new files/folders on Linux file server?

I'm having an issue with my install of Ubuntu 9.10 (file server) and its samba permissions. Logging in and reading works fine. However, creation of new directories by users restricts access for other ...
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1answer
64 views

Sharing software and libraries in a cluster

I'm planing on having several identical servers as PHP web application servers (among other things). Instead of having to install and compile software on each server individually, I've decided to ...
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1answer
293 views

Rsync and Lazy mode?

Since transferring or copying a file that is being used sometimes causes corruption of the transferred file, can we define a time interval in which Rsync checks each file in a given directory to see ...
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3answers
681 views

Routing between two subnets. (Need Solution)

Need help according to scenario given: Client end PCs: 400 + Network : Server 1 (Linux) : 192.168.2.0/24 (For Application, Internet not working) GW: 192.168.2.1 Clients: 192.168.2.1 - 254 Server 2 ...
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7answers
495 views

Solution to easily share large files with non-tech-savvy users?

We've got a server setup at work which we'd like to use to exchange large files with known clients easily. We're looking into software to facilitate this, but somewhow typing "large file hosting" into ...
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3answers
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What does NT_STATUS_BAD_NETWORK_NAME mean in Samba?

I set up a share like this: [global] security = user map to guest = Bad Password usershare allow guests = yes [vms] comment = VirtualBox Virtual Machines path = ...
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3answers
5k views

How to list shares on a Windows machine using Samba? (error NT_STATUS_ACCESS_DENIED)

I want to find out about the Windows XP "shares" on my wife's windows machine by browsing from my Linux machine using Samba. I am relatively clueless about both windows and samba. I tried a basic ...
2
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2answers
1k views

Best Way to Manage Share Permissions with CentOS inside Windows Domain

I have successfully installed CentOS and joined it to a Windows 2003 Active Directory Domain with Winbind and Samba. We are moving one of our file servers over to CentOS. One of the things I am having ...
4
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7answers
519 views

Most transparent, trouble-free linux and Windows filesharing

I've got an ubuntu 8.04 system with a 2.2TB raid array that is the central storage for my home network. I've got several Windows XP Pro systems that I want to have read/write access to the linux ...
2
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8answers
871 views

Allowing access to company files accross the internet

The premise I've been tasked with finding a solution to the following scenario: our main file server is a Linux machine. on the LAN, users simply access the files using SMB. each user has an ...
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4answers
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Best way to share directory between Windows and Linux on VMPlayer

What is the best way to share directories between Windows Vista host and Linux guest on VMPlayer? The scenario is following: on the Windows host I've got development tools (IDE, etc.); on ...
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1answer
1k views

Linux support for unicode filenames

I have a couple Linux fileserver running Samba, what do I need to do to support filenames with unicode characters? Do particular filesystem have better support for Unicode? Would I get better ...
4
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3answers
8k views

Connecting with Samba to a Windows Share returns “NT_STATUS_DUPLICATE_NAME”

I have set a shared directory on my Windows machine, and given full control permissions to username@workgroup. When I try to connect to the Windows machine with Linux using smbclient, I get the error ...
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5answers
1k views

File shares for Mac users

The main file shares on our network are currently hosted by old Apple XServes. I had planned to replace some of these with Windows shares as I have better hardware available but have been told this ...
6
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3answers
331 views

What should be done to share a /home partition between two Linux installs on the same computer?

If I wanted to run different releases (stable, development) of the same distribution on a single computer, what do I need to configure to ensure they can share a /home partition between them?