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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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Why are my Macs failing to authenticate to my SAMBA file sharing server?

I have recently set up a SAMBA file share. After going through a series of steps, I have finally been able to have most of my computers see this server. The primary requirements were: 1) it had to be ...
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1answer
439 views

Windows Network File Transfer to Samba server: “Are you sure you want to copy this file without its properties?” [closed]

I am transferring a lot of files to a new NAS based on OpenMediaVault, with the Samba 3.5.6 service running. I am transferring from Windows 7 64-bit to the NAS, and on some media files Windows is ...
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94 views

Ubuntu Samba share not writable by Apache on another machine

I have a basic shared folder on a ubuntu desktop (VM) that I want everyone to have 100% read/write to it. I can set this up, and use a mac to connect and mount the folder but logging in as the ubuntu ...
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1answer
52 views

file sharing solution for a small company network [closed]

So we have a team of 9 people that need a file share on a linux server. Every person has its own laptop. Most have a linux distribution on it and some have a windows OS. For security reasons the ...
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1answer
70 views

Comfortable sharing of files across internet [closed]

I would like to share files to a number of machines spread in LAN and WAN. These are the requirements: (priority: intermediate) Should just work in Windows/MacOS without additional (or very little) ...
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1answer
315 views

Is there an alternative to Samba when it comes to sharing folders between Linux and Windows systems? [closed]

Let's assume I have two workstations. Workstation A is a Debian GNU/Linux based system with a bandwidth of approximately 100 MBit/s (up). Workstation B is a Microsoft Windows 7 based system with a ...
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5answers
777 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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How to configure SAMBA file server to be a windows look-alike?

I'm using an openfiler appliance in an Active Directory (W2k8R2 DC) environment. I would like to make my shares as quite as possible look like windows shares for my users. Most things work well but ...
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2answers
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Cannot access Windows 7 share from Windows XP

I have a new Windows 7 machine named PAP44 in the PAP workgroup. The networking is set to "Work" mode for the wired LAN. I have a couple of users and I've shared a folder and set it so both users can ...
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4answers
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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 ...
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1answer
70 views

Internet Sharing solution

I have a client that is a business. The people at this business are not in anyway computer savvy. I was asked to make a file server for them. This server will need to have four shares with a ...
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2answers
702 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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316 views

smbclient - delete files older than x days

I want to delete files older then x days on a samba share using the smbclient command like: smbclient //MYSERVER/MYSHARE -A /root/.smbclient -c "dir <mask>"; What do I need to put in < ...
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Enabling Samba Shares Across Subnets

I was curious how I could go about setting up SAMBA so that shares could be seen and used across different subnets. We have some Linux devices that are bound to Active Directory and we would like to ...
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1answer
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Unable to see Samba server by netbios name

We have a linux server set up with a number of samba shares on our mixed windows/mac/linux network. The shares are accessible if we go to \\192.168.x.x\share, however we can't access the server by ...
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2answers
562 views

Allowing multiple types in the type field of a folder label in SELinux

I'm an Ubuntu/Debian guy but I had trouble installing Ubuntu on a softraid/fakeraid system, so I went with CentOS 5.6. I'm also at a small web development firm where we need to share our test ...
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Windows XP and SAMBA

We have a CentOS 5.5 server that is running kernel 2.6.18-194.32.1.el5 and SAMBA version 3.0.33-3.29.el5_6.2. We have a hidden share created that we use to map network drives to. This was working ...
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3answers
245 views

How can I access to a folder as it was one on my own server but on a remote?

I need to provide to an application data in folder but this folder is on remote server. I know I can use NFS or SAMBA but I'm not a sysadmin, and I just know how to set up such mount point, as a ...
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1answer
2k views

Load balancing a Windows File Share using HA-Proxy

After pulling my hair out over DFS I just had this weird and potentially dangerous idea come into my head whereby, just possibly, I might be able to use HA-Proxy to load balance a file share between ...
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2answers
667 views

share a folder on freenas with linux as wel as windows clients

we have a freenas as a file server. how can i share a single folder with both windows and linux clients.?
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781 views

OS X Client & Ubuntu Server - Best way for client to access files on server?

I've got a local development web server running Ubuntu. I also have an iMac running OS X 10.6 which I use a client and is my development machine. I'm currently have Samba server installed on my ...
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384 views

File and Printer Sharing / Samba / 139 being blocked but where

I just set up my new remote office network the problem is i cannot access shared folders to the home office (without turning on the vpn) I control the servers remotely but would really like to ...
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1answer
682 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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796 views

Working on large files across a LAN [closed]

I work in a small (6 employee) web/design shop. We have a file server that we use to store large design documents (photoshop files, flash source files, indesign etc) and other work-in-progress. The ...
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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 ...
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5answers
1k views

Windows Server 2008 and slow connecting to server with OS X

I'm setting up a new Windows Server 2008 x64 file server. For Windows workstations everything works as it's supposed to but for OS X workstations it takes more than 30 seconds to even connect to the ...
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3answers
5k views

Samba sharing an NFS mount point

I'm sorry if this is a repeat post, seems my first attempt failed... A little context first. Firstly, I have inherited one of the classic networks from hell. Amongst a number of other things, I ...
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1answer
1k views

Can't access Samba share on Windows Server

I have a set of production and non-production Windows 2003 servers. I want to initiate a file copy between one of the production machine to a samba share on a Linux machine. I can access and mount the ...
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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 ...
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517 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 ...
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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 ...
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3answers
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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 ...