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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Files / Folders Permissions & User / Groups Privileges in a chrooted environment (simple scenario big head-ache)

I know permissions and privileges how-tos can be found anywhere by googling, and trust me, I've done it and thoroughly read every bit of information I could find on the subject. Either I'm not clever ...
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Batch script - How to release a locked file for batch 'copy'

A daily windows scheduled task triggers a batch script which moves program files to a folder on a server, using a simple copy routine. rem deploy programfiles copy dailybuild\*.dll ...
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How do I get my machine to access the share now?

Disclaimer: Using windows to share files is definitely not as simple as on *nix, even if it seems like. First, I'm assuming we can securely (with passwords) share files / folders in basically only ...
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Why single file transfer is not faster than 50MB/s over Gigabit LAN?

I ran some tests on our gigabit network. When I transfer a big file (10GB) from a windows 7 computer to another, the troughtput never exceed 50Mb (it start at 80MB/s for one second then slows down to ...
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Windows Server 2012 Shares vs. Windows Explorer Sharing

When I use the server manager in WS2012 and create a new share, point it at a folder and give everybody permission to read, it works very strangely: From a client computer, I can access the server in ...
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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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DFS-R: how to offline re-sync, large amount of data deleted

We have 2 branch offices with local file servers synced to our central office and file server via DFS-R. Mostly data is copied from the central fileserver to both branch offices, but the sync is both ...
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486 views

Access denied in workgroup for UNC

I have two Windows Server 2008 machines: machine1 and machine2. They are both in a workgroup but not in a domain. On both machines I have the user accounts 'Administrator' and 'FileTestUser' with the ...
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Win 2003 Shared Folder

We have shared one folder on win2003 server and allowed everyone to access it but only 8-9 users are allowed to map drive the shared folder. The next is connected once I disconnect the one of the ...
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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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Network File Transfer Failures using Windows 7 Client and Windows CE “server”

Our company has 3 printers from Solidscape, each of which are controlled by a directly attached Windows CE device. This device exposes a file share via SMB which can be used to drop print jobs to be ...
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Software sharing for installation [closed]

I have a couple of software that I want to share over the network locally and hopefully through the internet. The thing is, I only want to share it so that people could install these software through ...
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Access-based enumeration and subfolders [duplicate]

Is there a way, using ABE to let users get to subfolders they have access to, in folders they don't have access to? Example \[sharedrive]\shares\accounting\group1\bills\ shares is set to everyone ...
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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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Microsoft Shares, not sharing [closed]

I have a machine called \shares\ There are two drives on it, the "Local Disk (C:)" and the drive I want to put the shared resources on "Shares (S:)" This is a brand-new Server 2012, and I have a ...
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System Error 1240 mounting network share on Server 2008

I want to share a folder from a standalone Server 2012 system on a private LAN that other servers can access without authentication. There is no domain/AD in my environment. This is usually a simple ...
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how can i get list of created and deleted files on the server?

i have a image sharing website , users log and upload image last night i've lost about 30 newly-consecutive uploaded images ... i mean they have been uploaded ... apparently ... they are in the ...
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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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Synchronizing code for multiple users [closed]

I'm a beginner in all this and am working on a project with a few other people. I'm facing some problems. My code is to worked on by another person simultaneously. I want to perform staging on a ...
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Programs hang when writing to network share

i'm facing a weird problem when writing data to a network share from a Windows Server 2008 R2 computer. When i write a file (saving a txt with notepad++, updating programs installed on the server ...
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Fastest reliable way to transfer 100GB files globally? [duplicate]

Our latest project at work involves sending 100GB+ files from our office in Dallas to our client in Australia. I've been asked to put together the fastest, most reliable way of transferring these ...
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Do i need specific server to handle mac and pc users? [closed]

I have 5-6 users half use PC and another half uses Mac OS. They want to setup local file server, right now they use Drop Box for reason that in the past in their experience mac's corrupt file and make ...
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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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What to use instead of FTP

I get this question all the time from people who run Windows-based web servers. FTP, while ubiquitous, has numerous flaws shortcomings, not all of which can be solved simply by slapping SSL/TLS on top ...
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shared files or folders being locked by administrator

I have a user who uses a share folder. the folders are in 2003 windows server. she started to complain about files and folders which she cannot rename or move. I checked the open files under Shared ...
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Cannot connect to local network shares when connected to VPN. Error: “the user name could not be found”

I keep finding that on our small company LAN (7 users, 3 servers) that some servers keep becoming "not accessible" for the purposes of file sharing. They display the message "\SERVER is not ...
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rsync certain files, excluding the rest, ignoring .svn/ directory, recursively

I'm using rsync to copy some files from a share to another. Recursively, I need to: Delete files at destination that were removed from the origin Only sync php and js files Exclude every other file ...
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File Shares on NT - Vista Workstation Needs To Map To Them

Situation: CNC machines are old and running something in the neighborhood of NT. There is a XP sp1 machine on the network that has mapped network drives to each CNC machine. I went out to one of the ...
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Intermittent Drops on Windows File Server

We have a Windows Storage Server (2003 R2) that serves as our NAS for our company. Over the past several weeks we have begun to experience intermittent "drops" where the client briefly loses their ...
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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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711 views

File and Folder sharing stopped working Windows 2008 R2

Our network as a Win 2008 R2 machine. File/Folder shares have been working on this machine since we installed it. A few days ago, sharing just stopped. If we use Explorer to view the server using ...
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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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Windows 7 - how to set up file sharing between domain clients?

How can I setup a share on a client computer in a Windows 2012 Essentials domain? I have 2 PCs logged into this domain, and I would like to share computer A's documents with computer B. Is there a ...
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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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How to bind CIFS server to virtual IP in Windows Server 2012?

I'm a unix guy who is new to clustering with Windows. I have two Windows 2012 servers that have the StorNext clustered filesystem mounted as drives on each. If I try to add the File Sharing role, I ...
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Better to run single file server for multiple subnets or setup file server on each subnet?

I have a situation where there are three subnets within a building. Each subnet essentially isolates separate units within this group. In looking at different options for a file server, I am trying to ...
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Which machine to run cp from for fastest smb performance?

I have some huge(multi gb) files I'd like to transfer over a local network. There are three computers involved, the source computer A, the destination computer B, and probably a 3rd computer(the ...
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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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how to copy move files in a remote server without downloading

CURRENT ESCENARIO: REMOTE Debian VPS in an untrusted datacenter (i.e. a third party hosting provider) serving files to the Office through internet. LOCAL Office with 4 Ubuntu, Mint and Debian ...
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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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858 views

How to Copy Files from a Isolated VM on an ESX Server

We have a Sandbox built on a ESXi (5.0) server and have a VM((A Domain Controller) on it. I want to copy the files on that VM to my workstation. Is there anyway to do that? I can browse the data ...
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How to create a shortcut to a file on Fileshare and hide the path from user

we are sharing a certain powershell script to our remote users; the powershell script wuill be hosted on the file share and the link(shortcut) to the bat file(which executed the powershell script) ...
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LAN users not listed over wifi

I recently created a small office network with 10+ computers. 9 of them are desktop computers so I used Ethernet cable to connect them.. The computers are connected to a switch via a patch panel and ...
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How to give users permission to create and rename a folder, but not to delete it?

so i'm trying to make a shared folder for other users, inside that folder i want a personal folder for every user. I have given full control to everyone on the network, so i can do anything i want, i ...
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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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Gateway-to-gateway VPN not allowing access to PDC/shares

I have a gateway-to-gateway VPN between my datacenter (HQ) and a remote site. The VPN is between two Netgear UTM9S gateways. In HQ, I have a Windows Server 2003 DC as well as several Windows 7 Pro ...
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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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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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file servers through a VPN connection

I have been scratching my head on this one for weeks, I have now decided to ask the question. We have an SBS domain with 2 hypervisors, one runs 3 File Server, one run the SBS server itself. We also ...
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Secure filesharing protocol for fileserver [closed]

I'm setting up a fileserver, and I want lots of clients to easily access it. Up to now I've always used SSHFS to share between different PCs, but since I'm setting up a single fileserver, I'm looking ...