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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Mavericks permission issues with Windows Server deduplicated shares

We have a number of 10.9-10.9.3 - Mavericks - machines installed throughout our facility. Much of the user content is pulled from shares stored on our Windows Server 2012 fileservers with ...
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all in one file sharing and backup solution, that is free [on hold]

I'm the IT admin in a company of 70 people spread across 6 different sites connected through VPN LANs, and I would like to implement a solution for file sharing AND back up with the following ...
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Linux printing from Windows stopped working after upgrade to Windows 7: “Unknown error condition in stat: Function not implemented”

my name is Justin and i am not a linux guy I do not know much about it only windows. We're a company and we're having troubles with printing and sharing from linux to Windows 7. I can connect to ...
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Files (belonging to an app) kept open by one particular user after he has closed (or killed) the app

I have a problem with one user of my network: whenever he runs an app from a network share (from a Windows Server 2012 R2, but this happened also before with a Windows Server 2008 R2) even after ...
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Where to place files for download on website? [on hold]

Out of these following options, what would you guys recommend as a best practice or approach? I have a website that has a ton of pdf and word files that any one can click to download. What is the best ...
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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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Ways to share files between 6 VMs

I own 6 Virtual Machines that need to access each other's files. The way I've been doing it now is by making a symlink of each file that needs to be shared in the web directory and using POST and PHP ...
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How Do I Limit the Number of Simultaneous Connections to a Network Share?

Is there some mechanism to actively refuse connections to a network share in a Windows domain environment by using some predefined conditions on the server that hosts the share (if possible)? Let's ...
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Folder Sharing NTFS permissions with Share Permission

i have a problem on my domain, the history starting from when i had a server with WIN 2008 r2 installed with the following roles installed on it (AD, DNS, DHCP, File). From 1 month i decided to ...
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Exchange 2010 allows outside access to network files

One of our users discovered by accident he could access our network files from his smartphone while at home. No VPN needed. He was sent an email with an internal link to a network share on his ...
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Web Interface to sharing files on a server with automatic deletion after x days [closed]

I currently have access to an FTP server, with files uploaded onto them. I was interested in knowing how to: Automatically delete files on a specific folder on the FTP server which are x days old? ...
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Solution for file store needing large number of simultaneous connections

So I'm fairly new to large-scale architectures. We're currently using linode instances for our project, but we're brainstorming about scaling. We need a file store system than can deliver ~50mb ...
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Unable to connect via NetBIOS Name

I can't connect to machines/shares by NetBIOS names. Below is console output showing the problem. C:\>nbtstat -n Local Area Connection: Node IpAddress: [192.168.1.100] Scope Id: [] ...
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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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How to delete cached temporarily credentials for a network share on a Windows machine without rebooting or logging off

This is more of a curiosity then a real problem, I am just to lazy to reboot or log off my laptop. I have connected to a network share on a Windows server with domain credentials from a non-domain ...
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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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How to manage local groups on a remote machine?

I have a Windows Server 2008 machine that exists as part of a domain, but I have no permissions to modify Domain Users, Domain Groups, Group Policies, etc. I have a few file shares on this machine and ...
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OwnCloud - Slow Transfer Rates - Unsolved Bug?

I recently setup an OwnCloud server. However, after installing the Sync Client I get very slow transfer rates. I might do 1GB a day. Is this just an issue with WEBDav protocol? I've read that there ...
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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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Ssecurity Log (Audit Event 5140) ipc$

The security log on my file server is filling up with Event 5140 for connections to \*\IPC$ This makes my security log useless for auditing file share events. How do I disable auditing security ...
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Access is denied. Connecting to EC2 Share server 2012

I am trying to connect to my EC2 instance running Windows server 2012 to use it as a file server. I have installed File and Storage Services and have successfully created the share. However I am ...
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Things to consider when building a file server? [closed]

I'm planning on building a file server for my home network, and I want to know what I should look out for in building the machine. I was thinking of just building a crappy linux box with a slew of ...
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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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SharePoint OneDrive & CIFS

I'm working on a project that includes moving users away from their network shared folder to SharePoint. Is there any option to have a user's SharePoint OneDrive cloud space live inside their existing ...
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Put ZIP file on server for public [closed]

I was wondering if I can upload a ZIP file to my server and then make it public by sharing the link with others For example I was thinking about an URL like this: ...
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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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FSRM - Setting File Screen to block files types that are already inside some folders

I have a file server without any kind of file screen to prevent users from saving certain types of files in their folders. Our management changed and now I have to apply file screens to block some ...
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Expire Files In A Folder: Delete Files After x Days

I'm looking to make a "Drop Folder" in a windows shared drive that is accessible to everyone. I'd like files to be deleted automagically if they sit in the folder for more than X days. However, it ...
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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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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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Sharing files over network - accessing files on a Mac from a Win7 machine

This is one of those questions that has a million web sites explaining how simple it is, but for some reason I'm living in some edge case that is being difficult. First the details: Mac is running ...
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NFS default to 777

I have an NFS share. This share is shared between several different applications. Our web server is running PHP and when it creates directories it is not setting the permissions correctly so it cannot ...
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Intermittent connection to Windows 7 shared folder from Windows XP workstations

I maintain a small network for an accounting office. My client has a Windows 7 Professional server which is sharing Internet access and sharing a folder to 2 Windows 7 workstations and 2 Windows XP ...
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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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Windows server 2008 - Access Based Enumeration (ABE) not working correctly

I have a folder shared with permissions of only one user account, admin account and admin group having access to it, but when I open the shared area from a second user account which dose not have ...
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Server 2008 R2 file access permissions

I'm finding it awkward to sort out permissions for file sharing and access on my LAN. I've created an account on the server node (as a normal user) and shared a drive that has 2 folders at the root, ...
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Proper set up shared folders for users

First I would like to say thanks for helping, and I have huge problem with proper set up permission for shared folders. I have Windows 7 x64 ent. - name: backupfb - added to domain with shared ...
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Users not able to access shared folders while WAN Link down on RODC Server

I have a strange problem with my network. I have a writable DC and some RODCs.each RODCs in my network had a shared folder. although WAN link is offline,clients cannot access shared folder.but while ...
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Is it a bad idea to allow shared file access through an external IP?

I work for a Social Welfare Center, which consists of 5 institutions, located many kilometers away from each other. 4 of them are effectively connected to a LAN, but one has no access, and I am ...
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Planning New File Server [duplicate]

I need some advice for a new server in a school. There are 50-100 students with their devices (tablet, pc, ..), 5-10 shared computers. Limited internet connection: download 8 Mbps max, upload 600 ...
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How to access shared folders over Windows Server 2008 VPN from Windows 7 client?

I set up a VPN on Windows Server 2008 through the Routing and Remote Access Features. My goal is simple. When I'm connected to the VPN, I should be able to access the shares by server name ...
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send files to dozens of servers quickly

We have a cluster of machines (around 50 and growing). Each machine has a search index that needs to be updated multiple times per day. We currently update the index on each machine individually, but ...
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Connecting to Server 2008 shares fails

(This has started to get quite lengthy, but hopefully will provide a summary of things to try for anyone else that's bumped into this issue - it's not a simple one-size-fits-all solution by the looks ...
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Expanding iSCSI LUNs (NTFS)

I have a 4TB iSCSI LUN that formated as NTFS in Windows 2008. I've shared this formated volume as a folder over SMB. When the capacity of this volume is not enough, I have to add more iSCSI LUNs, but ...
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Compare sharepoint vs box.net? [closed]

I would like as unbiased opinion as possible on costs, maintenance and features. Also what if you already have some sharepoint sites up, does it make sense to expand the sharepoint installation rather ...
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How do I lock a file for editing that's stored on a shared folder?

I have installed a windows server 2008 r2 with file service enabled. I have a network with 5 computers with windows 7 and all are on the same workgroup (I do not have domain controller and active ...
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Set file description in apache2

In the default file listing page (mod_autoindex) on apache2 (OS X), there is a column marked "description". Does anyone know of how you actually set what appears here? All of mine are blank, as are ...
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What can prevent a Server 2008 machine accessing its OWN UNC shares?

I need to set up a UNC share for my hosted dedicated server to access a share on itself. Unfortunately TFS requires a UNC share. I am on a Windows Server 2008 Standard SP2 64bit dedicated server ...
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How to access device on switch from another computer? [closed]

I have several computers all connected to the same switch. Some computers are running RHEL, one is running CentOS. The CentOS machine is connected with NIC 2 to switch 2, and NIC 1 to switch 1. The ...
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Is nfs good to share disk images over the internet? [closed]

I have an image server, this server contains disk images to be used by virtual machines. The server has to allow the runtime creation of new images, so iscsi is not good as it requires to restart the ...