A shared resource or network share is a device or piece of information on a computer that can be remotely accessed from another computer, typically via a local area network or an enterprise Intranet, transparently as if it were a resource in the local machine.

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Windows 2008R2 file server intermittent slows - how to troubleshoot

I have a Windows 2008R2 file server which has been running fine for quite some time. With no known changes, in the last few days it's been misbehaving, with intermittent slows when users open/save ...
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Samba file server on Windows Domain can't authenticate users - gives “credentials chain check failed”

I have two TurnKey Linux Fileserver 13 (basically Debian 7.3) running Samba to share folders on our mostly-Windows LAN. Samba is configured to authenticate users using Active Directory on our domain ...
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How to configure Tomcat7 server.xml Environment to take as value Network path?

I am trying to configure Tomcat7 serer.xml the <Host appBase="webapps/testweb" name="trythis.test.com" unpackWARs="true" autoDeploy="true"> <Context docBase="." path="" ...
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How to share Psiphon with PC [closed]

I use to share my OpenVpn with PC using Connectify since OpenVpn comes with TAP-Windows Adapter. I will like to know if there is a way to share Psiphon vpn with PC.
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Network Path not Found Accessing Shares on SBS2011 from Server 2008 R2

I have three servers plus my laptop: ServerA (Server 2003, IP: 1.1.1.1) (at my office, ADSL fixed IP) ServerB (SBS 2011, IP: 1.1.1.2) (at my office, ADSL fixed IP) ServerC (Server 2008 R2, IP: ...
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cant access network share windows server 2008 Domain

I am currently having an issue with one Windows 7 PRO pc(fully up to date windows and drivers) accessing one windows server 2008 share. This particular server 2008 share is accessed by about 20 users ...
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Windows Server 2012 R2 Primary Domain Controller locks old computername

Before updating to 2012, old DC-name was: SERVER1 Now Primary-DC name is: SERVER2 SERVER1 was added to computer as DNS-CNAME-alias Then we installed secondary DC: SERVER3 and tried switch ...
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Sharing permissions doesn't apply to sub directories as required

I have few Windows 2008 Enterprise servers with SP2 on a domain environment. Below is a scenario what I was trying to achieve and where I am stuck with. I have created certain Security - Global ...
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For *nix server/Windows clients, what are the pros and cons of modern NFS v. Samba/SMB?

As the question says. There's a lot of threads around on NFS vs. Samba/SMB, but a lot of them are outdated or refer to old security models, or just give a one-line "use SMB with Windows". Both ...
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Network Folder Sharing

My predecessor setup a "users" folder on the W2008R2 file server and set security and sharing permission for that directory. Then they created sub-directories within, naming them by using ...
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Win7: Wake linux server when accessing share [migrated]

I have a small home server running archlinux mostly for file storage. Although the server does not consume a lot of power I would like to keep it suspended most of the time and only wake it when ...
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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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Map shared network folder as servername

We have an application that is regular deployment to live. Of course we try to test it as much as possible before. Many settings is stored in a ini-file An example setting for a path Live ...
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User cannot map share from system in another AD Domain

In domain B we have a server, with the share "Company$". In domain A we have users that are mapping the share to a drive letter. One of my users, we'll call him "Joe", cannot mount that share. When he ...
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An application only allows specification of the root of an administrative share for temp folder

I'm trying to figure some things out second hand about configuring a portion of an application (BMC Remedy) that, if I understand correctly, only allows configuration of this feature to use the root ...
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New files on Linux Samba share: Now you don't see me, now you do

When a file is uploaded to our server, we have to do some work on it to allow or reject it. Some files need to be opened in a Windows box (OpenXml Sdk performance reasons). Our web server runs in a ...
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Tp-link tl-ps310u print server

I am using a TP-Link tl-ps310u print server to share a laser usb printer over my local network. The printer is supported and I am able to find it and add it to the shared network printers of my pc. ...
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Network Passthrough Public->Private

I have done some preliminary research, but can't quite hone in on the same example I'm looking at. I have two ISP modems - one public and one private. I also have two network subnets (192.168.23.1 ...
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Cannot access Debian smb share from Windows 7 64

This is an old problem, an in my experience the connection between windows and samba is unstable and different for every implementation. Sometimes it works, sometimes it doesn't, often without any ...
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Clients looking for GPO login script on my personal computer instead of doing it on the DC?

This is kinda weird. I have the Group Policy Management console installed on my Windows 7 workstation and I configure policies from there. Sometimes I do it directly on a domain controller, but most ...
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Storage Space Parity disk running very slow

The problem started, or at least noticed after expanding the virtual disk to 5 TB during a network file transfer. What happens is if I'm transferring a file to the server (running 2012 R2) it writes ...
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Can't copy files to network share due to full local disk

So I am trying to copy files from my local D drive to a network share. However these are around the 150GB. When I try to copy Windows says the destination is full and requires additional storage. ...
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Windows Share: Wrong content?

I like it to use Linux for many things (e.g. programming), but i also need Windows many times. So i have a virtual Ubuntu and a native Window. To share data i have installed samba on Linux (Ubuntu) ...
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Can't execute installer from Shared Folders on non-domain Windows Server 2012

On a non-domain Windows Server 2012 x64 vm, I have a shared folder with an installer. Whenever I try to run this installer from any workstation, the workstation's account on the server is locked. I ...
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keep writing to file after network filesystem disconnects

I'm trying to transfer a huge growing logfile in a way that will survive network partitions between the client and server. If the network connection is lost, I cannot afford to retransmit the entire ...
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Server 2012 share not applying most restrictive permission to shared folder?

I am trying to correctly configure a shared folder on server 2012 and have read a few articles - such as this one) - that state that the NTFS & Share permissions are combined and evaluated to ...
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Input/output error when attempting to mount a Windows NFS share

I created the Windows Server 2012 share using: PS C:\Windows\system32> nfsshare testshare2=C:\testshare2 -o anon=yes anonuid=0 anongid=0 rw=uuu.uuu.uuu.uuu testshare2 was shared successfully ...
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how did ransomware delete shadowcopies on file server

We had a PC infected with a Ransomware Trojan RANSOM_CRYPTESLA.AC that encrypted a bunch of files on a network drive. We isolated the PC and just restored from backup. One of the things that happened ...
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Cannot connect remotely to a shared folder inside a vhdx

I am using Windows 10 to connect to a Windows Server 2012 R2 (VM) installed on a Hyper-V core host. The VM is set to share a second virtual disk where I allowed previously share and gave full control ...
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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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Mapping One Network Drive On Multiple Computers Via The Same AD Login Credentials

OS: Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 So say we have one user that has a mapped network drive on his computer at work. This user also maps the same network drive on his personal laptop to work from home. ...
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Windows network share not acessible

This question might appear to be a duplicate but I've not found a solution and have tried a multitude of different "solutions" which have not worked. Quick description of the situation: I'm in need ...
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Directly accessing files through reverse proxy

With my web app I've got to provide files to third party apis that unfortunately only accept file names. The files can be located anywhere, local or on network shares. The files are actually stored on ...
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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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Allowing non-admins to create share points on OS X

Is there any way to allow non-admin users to create share points in OS X? I need to allow a certain group of users to share connected drives with other machines owned by the same users without ...
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Word 2013 is slow when opening files from network share

I have users running on a Citrix farm, 4 terminal servers in load balance running Windows 2K8R2 and Office 2013. Some users have problems with very slow opening of files over the network share they ...
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Windows 2008 R2 Shares Disappear on Reboot

Every time I reboot our Windows 2008 R2 server, shared folders are no longer shared. After every reboot, I need to RDC to the server, right click each folder I wish to share, then hit "Properties" and ...
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Word documents disappear from network share after being saved

This problem happens to some of our users about once a week. They open a Word document (.docx) from a network share, make some changes and save the file. No error message is displayed, but the ...
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ActiveDirectory Samba4 SMBHome authentication error

I have a samba4 server up and running providing an ADC. One OS X machine joined this AD and is configured to use the UNC path for the home directory, but the login failed because automountd fails to ...
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Group Policy applied but Network Drive wont show up

Server 2012 DC + Server 2012 on the client side. I have the following group policy in place: The policy is applied when I run gpresult /r /scope computer: Yet the drive does not show up. Also ...
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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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Non domain users have acces to domain shares

Yes, this question is well reviewed on this site, but I did not find the answer that is suitable for my situation. Example: Let's make standard share folder on domain controller: Shared ...
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Samba as a layer above custom storage

Does Samba allow to use some sort of custom storage? I would like to serve virtual files with my application and to use Samba for serving them to (Windows) clients. Is it possible? I know there are ...
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Cannot access network share from only one PC

It's a strange problem. I'm very confused. In my Test Lab, I have configured NetApp virtual storage appliance and configured shares. This NetApp appliance is connected to domain and any domain user ...
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how to share apache /var/www using samba server in ubuntu

Have similar issue like this question virtual centOS 6.2 - How to share /var/www using Samba I get error "Windows cannot access \server1\dev" You do not have permission to access \server1\dev I ...
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File issue with NGinx & PHP-FPM on separate servers

I've done a bit of research on running NGinx and PHP with FastCGI on separate servers, and have successfully set it up on test virtual machines. I've ran into the problem that these articles ...
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Change Windows 2012 R2 Network from Public to Domain

I upgraded the Network Card Drivers for my Domain Controller but now it is seeing the local lan as a PUBLIC network which is messing with my firewall rules. How do I switch it back to DOMAIN?
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Domain Controller (Windows 8) - cannot grant access to a folder for domain user

I have a network that has two domain controllers. One in South Carolina and one in Oklahoma. I have a folder on the Ok DC that is only shared by a few users. I added full control to a user in SC to ...
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Migrating from Static Routes to BGP:: now TRACERT/PING works but Windows CIFS or HTTP do not

When we switch from a static routed private non-BGP circuit to a BGP private circuit linking two offices, Windows shares and HTTP browsing of internal machines across offices fails with timeouts. ...