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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Why is file sharing over internet still working, despite all firewall exceptions for filesharing being disabled?

Every exception in my windows server firewall that starts with "File and Printer Sharing" is disabled (ordered by name, so that includes domain, public (active), and private profiles). The Network ...
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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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Common document library between two SharePoint sites

Here's what I'm trying to accomplish: Our organization maintains a sharepoint site for our clients, and sometimes we have situations where different clients (with distinct sharepoint sites on the ...
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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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Accessing local groups remotly for a Windows Fileshare where user accounts are on an AD

I am asking this question with almost no knowledge of Windows and Active Directory. I have a Windows Server (2012), that I am using as a file server (FILE01.domain.tld). There are some local groups ...
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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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USB Device With Embedded Fileserver

I'm attempting to access logs from a proprietary hardware box with no reasonable hope of modifying the software. There is a process on the device to dump log files to a flash drive on the USB port ...
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Files on shared drive saving to the wrong location

We are having an issue where files that are being opened from a shared folder are being saved to a different folder after being edited. The server is a Windows 2008 R2 fully patched. The scenario is ...
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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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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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Web-based file manager like File Thingie, but for S3?

At work, we use a little PHP script called File Thingie, which is a web-based file manager. Basically, an FTP replacement. It allows users to upload and download files, and most importantly, it has a ...
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Benchmarking a file server

I'm working on building a new file server... a simple Windows Server box with a few terabytes of disk space to share on the LAN. Pain for current hard drive prices aside :( -- I would like to get ...
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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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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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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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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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Mac OS X 10.8 Server File Sharing is strangely slow

I work in a small company as a web designer/developer and part of my job is server administration. I am not a professional administrator and most of my knowledge I pick up while working. So, the ...
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Netatalk authorizing with Windows Active Directory Clients

We have an Ubuntu server that we intend to use to share videos and other content over AFP to our client Macs. AFP works flawlessly by setting the allow list to one single user. The problem arises when ...
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Windows 2008 R2 File Server Slow Changes

I have a file server (windows 2008 R2) that is used to host website code for a web server. It's worked great for years. Recently, when making changes to the files on the server sometimes it takes ...
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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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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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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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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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Secure file downloads on IIS 8 (mod_auth_token or similar)

I'm trying to set up secure file downloads (for example, where a temporary link can be generated to download a file instead of using obscure URLs, which can be insecure). Something like mod_auth_token ...
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Multiple Access to Windows Server 2008 R2

I am trying to access my remote server Windows 2008 R2 by going to my computer and opening \188.64.186.121 and this works fine. When I try to simultaniously login on another computer to view the ...
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tag file property windows server 2003

We have a file server running windows server 2003. All client machines are running windows 7. I'd love to use windows 7 tags file property but this doesn't appear to be available from the windows ...
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Monitoring User / Log in events on my file server

I am searching for a solution to monitor access and activities on my web server. There are only a handful of people who are allowed to access my file server via https or ftp/sftp and I would like to ...
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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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Windows 2008 R2 enable asking for password on network share

I tried to make some public shares on my Windows 2008 R2 server, and now the server does not ask me for any credentials on entering the shares. Server is not part of domain. Before when I enter ...
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IIS Virtual Directory maximum number of connections to Windows share

**Disclaimer. I'm a developer, largely ignorant on what actually happens with virtual directories and such. A recent outage was explained away as too many connections to a Windows file share, and it ...
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Impossible to get Folder Redirection working with Network Share (Access is denied, 502)

Group: G_Developers User: David (Member of G_Developers group) Local Path: E:/Shares/Users/Developers UNC Path: \\DC01\Developers$ Share Permissions: Everyone Full Control Folder Permissions: ...
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Authentication to mapped Samba shares failing after AD username change in Win7

Background: One of our users was recently married and changed her name. Correspondingly, we changed her AD username from jane.doe to jane.smith. However, she now cannot authenticate into any of our ...
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premitted user cannot access file through UNC path

I was created a document and would like to share files through email, the file was located at windows 2012 file server, so I attached UNC hyperlink in email and distribute it to teammates. But my ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Is there a good web front end to network shares

My question is an offshoot of this question (Best Pratices for a Network File Share?). I feel like this has to have been asked, but I can't seem to find what I am looking for. We are prepared to take ...
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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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File security information lost after being modified by one specific user

I really hope there's someone out there who can help me with a problem I have no clue on how to solve it... For the hasty: A brief description of only the fault itself can be found at the very bottom ...
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shared network files showing as open when seen in client preview pane

I Have a client running with a Windows Server standard 2008 R2 that is hosting a series of shared network files. The issue I have is that when 1 particular user is opening / viewing these files. Once ...
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Windows Share Meltdown, Unexplainable

I am having precisely the exact symptoms on my server as is described in this article. This includes statements that the specified network name is no longer available and RPC Server is too busy ...
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NFS export all_squash and anonid

I have a server, S, and a set of clients, C, which I want to share files using NFS. In particular, some clients should have their user-ids remapped as they do not have a user that corresponds to the ...
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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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Office Workgroup network switch to private Admin network group

Good day, I was directed to here by someone from reddit. Here is a brief background. My office consists of 4 floors. All networked up as an office Windows 7 WorkGroup. My supervisor asked me if it was ...
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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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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 ...