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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Tidy up file shares on server 2012 by deleting unused share folders (Windows 2012 fileserver) [closed]

Hi Experts, Just want to find a tool or any script to run on windows fileserver which hosts more than 30 share folders copied from legacy server 2003. Is there a tool which can produce a ...
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How am I granted access to a protected Windows share without entering a password?

I was logged in to a local administrator account on a Windows 2012 R2 server yesterday and noticed I was granted immediate (passwordless) access to the C$ admin share on another 2012 R2 server. These ...
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How to deploy files using Group Policy

I wish to share a couple files to every computer on my domain. I know I need to use Group Policy, but I'm not really sure where to go from there. I am using Windows Server 2003 R2.
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Windows 10 Pro Sharing/Samba Speed Throttling?

Does Windows 10 Pro file sharing (aka Samba) throttle its speed? Mine seems to cap out at exactly 25 megabytes per second. My Windows 10 Pro machine is directly connected (via crossover cable) to a ...
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Some users unable to see files that others can see

I have a file server running on Windows Server 2008 R2 in our domain that houses files created by an application and then moved to a folder available as a share to some users here. Users who use this ...
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QNAP Nas File Server outside LAN [migrated]

I am trying to map my NAS as a network drive outside my LAN however I have very limited knowledge around this. I have a QNap TS-212P which is configured to port forward so I can access it's GUI ...
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File Sharing Methods

So, I've been looking around, and haven't found any information that lays out the differences between the two file sharing areas in the Folder Properties Sharing tab, as in the image below. There seem ...
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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 it'...
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Work folders and domain guest

I have setup Workfolders on my Windows Server 2012 R2. This is all working fine, however I want to be able to use my domain guest user on my domain computers. This is not possible according to this ...
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Is it possible to obtain the computer files of previous university researchers/employees if they used the university wifi? [closed]

Relevant Background I'm a post doc at a U.S. University. I need the files of a grad student research assistant who has left the lab. The student created files (data, codes, simulations, etc) for a ...
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Is NAS operating system necessary? [migrated]

I currently have an old computer that has Windows 7 on it and I would like to use this machine to be used as a local file server at home. I am not looking to do anything other than using this computer ...
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Periodic Share Access Fails

We have a file server running Windows Server 2012 R2. It also hosts various VMs. The server has 2 NIC cards set up in a Team (Switch Independent, Dynamic, None) setup. And the Hyper-V vEthernet runs ...
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Network sharing on Server 2008 asking for login

I've shared a folder on the root of the C drive and given everyone read access, just as a test. In network sharing center I've disabled password protected sharing. Whenever I browse to this server ...
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Anonymous file sharing without login window, from Windows 7 server to XP clients

I'm trying to provide machines on a small LAN with read-only, anonymous access to files shared from a Windows 7 workstation (let's call it WIN7SVR). In particular, I don't want clients to have to ...
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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 accessible....
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Ubuntu Anonymous Samba Share Now Not Accessible From OSX Machine

I have an OSX machine which has been connected as Guest to a Samba share on my Ubuntu machine. It's no longer connecting. When I click 'Connect to Server...' in Finder, and enter smb://server/...
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Can ZFS snapshots on a NAS (accessed via Windows Previous Versions) be made more flexible in regard to renaming files?

I have a NAS running on OpenSolaris/illumos/OmniOS with several shared ZFS file systems where autosnaps are active to preserve a history (keep 4 15-minute snaps, 24 hourly snaps, 7 daily snaps and so ...
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how to release shared files' locks from other systems before server downtime - with Powershell?

Is there a way to use Powershell to clean up/release file locks on a server when it's time to upgrade? we have other systems connecting to the server's shared resources over the network and some files ...
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SeaFile HTML Customization

I have installed Seafile on Windows Server 2012 R2 Successfully. I am now currently branding the install and have changed the logo/colours fine. However, I wish to override some of the HTML (Like ...
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Samba file sharing cache

Does Samba have any option for file caching over WAN (connected via VPN)? I've looked into WAN optimization, but I want something simple to setup. Setup: Linux File Server(Main Office)====WAN====...
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Can't see fileshares in Windows Failover Cluster Interface

I am unable to see Fileshares I've added to my Windows Failover Cluster And I get this error But I can see them via powershell Get-SmbShare -ScopeName my_server_role | Select * I am a domain ...
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Add Multiple FileShares to Windows Failover Cluster

Is there a way to add multiple fileshares simultaneously or via powershell to Windows Failover Cluster on a Windows 2012 R2 server? With the user interface, this will take all day because there ...
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sshfs “read: Connection reset by peer”

I am trying to connect to a remote machine from a client machine to mount a samba share in a local machine using sshfs but it throws this error "read: Connection reset by peer" test1 user is added ...
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Mac OS 10.10 users connecting smb shares can't be disconnected

So we have a bunch of windows file servers (2008 R2 and up) sharing up content using windows permissioning (SMB not AFP using Active Directory users). Sharing files across the network works ok until ...
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Local user profile is created on Windows server when user accesses a shared folder on that server

I have discovered that several of our file servers have a handful of local user profiles (i.e. in C:\Users on the server) for users who obviously don't have permission to logon directly (interactive, ...
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Intermittent Excel issue of “file locked for editing” not showing when it should

Current setup: 3 app servers (2008 r2, terminal services XenApp 6.5), 2 file servers (2008 r2). Situation: user1 opens up an excel file that is on server1 and starts to work. user2 goes to open ...
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Root Folder permissions not propagating to subfolders

I have a very wierd issue with one single folder in my server shared folders. From time to time, a directory or a file moved under this subfolder won't inherit permissions as supposed to. Instead, it ...
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Webmin - Raw reads and raw writes? [closed]

First of all, apologies if this is posted in the wrong category. I use Webmin 1.780 on Ubuntu 14.04.3 and under the Windows File Sharing, under Miscellaneous Options there are 2 options: Allow raw ...
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Limiting FTP privileges on Windows Server

I currently have a Windows 2012 Server which is acting as a webserver running IIS. I am using Filezilla to host an FTP server to allow some clients FTP access to their own websites. I have setup the ...
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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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Change WIndows File Permission With Total Size Around 1 TB

Now I am working in company that had file server. When I see the permission of file sharing I almost got hearth attack because in root directory "Everyone" had full permission and will inherited by ...
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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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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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No-password file share still requires login

I'm using a Windows 2008 R2 Server (Workgroup) as file sharing server. Even though Everyone has full control (both Share permissions and NTFS permission) to the folder and Password protected sharing ...
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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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How can I get a list of shared directories on local Windows server?

If I have a Windows server (typically 2000, 2003 or 2008), is there a simple way to list all local directories shared on that server? I can find the shares themselves easily enough, but I would love ...
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Very slow network copy from windows 7 to windows 2008 r2 server

I am having an issue where users have started to experience very slow transfer speeds both to and from my Dell server. When I say started, the only thing that has changed is that as of Sunday, we ...
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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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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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Force admin$ share and C$ share across the network as well as simple file sharing turned off

I am trying to get Symantec Endpoint Protection working (trial). I have succeeded but found that on the windows xp machines I need to turn off simple file sharing and share admin$ and c$ as admin ...
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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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“net session” listing GUIDs for computer names. Won't accept its own GUIDs

When I run "net session" or "net session /list", I get GUIDs for computer names: C:\Users\Administrator>net session Computer User name Client Type Opens Idle time -...
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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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Shared Home folders on file server listed as “My Documents”

We have a Windows 2008 R2 file server sharing home folders for about 600 users. These folders are mapped to a shared drive for each user when they log in on their own workstations, and that mapped ...
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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 ...