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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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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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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Setting up VPN on win2k3

Recently moved local server to a datacenter. It is used for small file storage, database and thats about it. I am trying to setup VPN there, which I have never done. I tried setting it up while ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Windows 2000 Server Can Only Connect to Windows Server 2012 Share Through IP Address

Server1 = Windows Server 2000 Server2 = Windows Server 2012 I am trying to view a list of available printers on a Windows Server 2012 machine (Server2) from a Windows 2000 server (Server1). I am ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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DAS or NAS for Microsoft NAV, File Sharing and AD

We are changing the infraestructure of the bussines, we are now 20 users, and I have a problem with the desing, and a question about DAS and NAS. Currently we have a server that is going to be a ...
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Miraculous elevation of access rights (Windows, AD)

I have a shared folder on a Windows 2008 Server that would host different file shares with ACLs set individually by folder. Everything works fine up to a certain point: the folder is created, three ...
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Did I give access to my user folder by mistake?[Windows 7]

I shared a folder from my user in Windows 7. I want to understand if this led to sharing the whole user folder. This is the description of the issue: ...
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What could be preventing SIDHistory from working on a Win2008 R2 file server?

We have recently migrated some users from a legacy forest to a new forest. We have used SID History during the migrations, and have migrated security groups, too. This has worked well, except on one ...
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Cannot close open files in Server 2008 R2: “There is not an open file with that identification number”

I have a team that need to rename a folder on a network share but it currently says that there are files open. I have logged onto the server out-of-hours and tried to close the open files through ...
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Network Shared Database not retrieving results

We have a Shared application (.exe) in our WS2012. It is inside a folder which is shared over the network. The .exe file is basically a file search application which prompts for a input and gives ...
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w2012 file server. Deleted folder reappears and can't be deleted

On a windows 2012 R2 File Server when clients app removes a folder it reappears with access denied. I can browse to the folder which contains the inaccessible folder, I can run dir command and see it. ...
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How to use SSH to access file shares: Win2012->2012 from service

This relates to Win2012-R2 on both sides of the equation. Bitvise and others have shown how to do SMB over SSH, for example here: http://www.bitvise.com/file-sharing However, this has the downside ...
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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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Enable WebDAV File Sharing in Mac OS X Lion Server

Has anyone been able to turn on the iOS document sharing in OS X Lion Server? I can't connect to the file share using WebDAV.