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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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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Searching a Network Share without wildcard returns no results [on hold]

I have a Windows 8.1 computer, which has a mapped Network drive (webdev sharepoint drive) The searching in file explorer is giving some funny results. When searching for a file for example : ...
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Method for quickly finding folder paths given many network share names (Windows)

I am currently analyzing the locations of thousands of home directories in my organization. I have run a script that spits out each user along with their home directory (share name) into a csv. ...
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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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Providing file share access to iPads

I am working in a Linux environment that is considering adding iPads (vs MS tablets) for the executives. One important requirement is access to files on the corporate server. The server runs linux, ...
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Cannot connect to MS services across networks

So we've got two offices connected via Sonicwall IKE VPN: HQ is 10.42.0.0/16 Remote is 10.63.0.0/16 There is an MS file share on a Windows 7 Pro box in HQ, 10.42.3.203, and machines in the Remote ...
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Mount NFS Share Windows Server 2012

I'm trying to mount an NFS share setup on my Synology Server to my Windows Server 2012 server. Here's what I've tried: net use Z: \[ip address][share folder] /user:xxxxx [password]' mount ...
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How does Windows Search operate over the network?

Lets say I have two machines, A and B. I pop open a drive in B from A: \\B$c\somefolder Then I enter a term to search in the menu "foo." Does the search on my machine consist of A searching all ...
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Share folders for different network cards

I have a server WS2008R2 with 2 network cards (Both are on the same LAN) Eg: server1 IP1: 192.168.0.2 IP2: 192.168.0.3 I'd like to share some directories on IP1, and other directories ...
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Accessing shares on a workgroup from a domain

hopefully someone can help me out here (I've searched, but have come up empty so far). My client PC (Win7) is a member of a large domain. I have a separate workgroup of 4 computers, one of which is ...
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Share a folder programatically with custom credentials

Is it possible to share a windows folder with custom credentials (rather than a windows account)? I'm developing internet cafe software. I want to mount a desktop folder from a network share upon ...
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IIS 7.5 - Deployed WebApp can't access network shared's folder / files

I come back with a new question for you guys. :) My project need to work with some important data and print the results. I'm working with a big db and few files located on my company's network. So I ...
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Samba force port

I have a file server Running Samba here at my company. Half of the computers are Macs and it is very slow to connect to Samba from OS X. But I found out that if I force connection through port 139 ...
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How to use local accounts on samba machine

I have a linux system running samba which has an ethernet connection to a Windows 7 PC. After reading and trying a lot I got the following configuration: [myShare] path = /usr/share/mySystemUser/ ...
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PHP remote network location not appearing

I'm having some difficulty getting PHP (or more specifically, Python via PHP) to recognize an important network location. I'm trying to make a simple website which will allow users to easily execute ...
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If there a way to know the IP address of a machine when I use “\\” to access to?

I normally access to an organisation shared folder by typing \\someserver in Windows run command, Is there any method to know the IP address of the server that I am accessing to?
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File Lock on Windows Server

I have a shared excel file stored on a server that continually results in "This file is locked by "another user". Do you want to open as read-only?". This is on a Windows 2003 R2 Server and has had ...
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Network drive wont appear or allow anyone to use it

I have a Windows 2008 R2 server that has a drive in it called X: that I would like to use as a drive that everyone can access. However, I can't seem to get it to appear on anyone's computer. I can ...
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Network drives not mapping correctly with group policy

One of my clients is having random issues with the mapping of network drives. Users get mapped drives from group policy based on the security groups they are in. An example issue with one user: ...
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Computers not showing up in each other's workgroup browser

I have set up a VPN network between my Windows 7 home computer and my remote Windows Server 2003. This all works fine, the computers can ping each other and I can also access the server's smb shares ...
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Server 2008 R2 - Disconnected Network Drive

I have a 2k8 R2 server. I cannot get the mapped network drive to stay connected even though it is located on the same server that is sharing the drive. For whatever reason it points to the share drive ...
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Netatalk — should every client connect through a separate account?

I have an Ubuntu 14.04 server running Netatalk 3.1.7. It's serving files to 3-4 other computers running a mixture of OSX Yosemite and Windows 7 (the latter connects via Samba rather than Netatalk). ...
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Domain shared folder with user restricted subfolders

I have a domain running on a virtual windows server 2012 R2. Another virtual servers hosts our file server. To that end I need a shared folder accessible by all domain users. No problem there. However ...
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How to deny access on files to several groups easily?

Currently I'm working with permissions on files on the network with Windows Server 2012 Active Directory as follows: I set up one domain controller, on the domain controller I create users and groups. ...
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accessing share from windows 2008 r2

I have a strange issue on one of our Windows 2008 R2 Enterprise machines. We have a one tree AD forest with a root domain and several child domains. In child domain A we have a share that is set up so ...
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SAS balancing vs Network balancing

I want to configure file server in MS Windows Server 2012 R2 environment, which would load balance traffic. I have got a SAS disk array with 2 SAS controllers which is connected to 2 Hyper-V cluster ...
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Unable to schedule task to copy across network

I remote access into a server running windows 2008 with my login from active directory. I wrote a BAT file to copy from a different sharefolder to backup files to this server. Running the BAT file ...
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Scheduled task not running BAT file [duplicate]

I have a windows server that I created a BAT file that basically goes into a network sharefolder and copies a file to a different location. When I run the BAT file manually it works perfectly. When I ...
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NTFS permissions to list folders but not show whats inside

Im setting up a backup's shared folder where every user will have its own folder, i want to be able to list all the users folders but only allow each user to work inside his own folder i.e.: Backups ...
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How to determine if a SMB Client has established a Signed SMB communication from my Windows Server 2012?

Is there a way to find from my Windows 2012 Server if the client has established a signed communication ? Net Session gives the basic details but does not say anything about signing. C:\>net ...
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Excel cannot see Windows mapped drive when running under a service

I have an application that runs as a service. This application allows the user to connect and starts a subprocess under the user's windows account. In other words, mydomain\john connects to the ...
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Group Policy Caching for Folder Redirection

I recently set up a new file share on a new server for Folder Redirection for a subset of our users. I robocopied the files, applied the policy last week, replacing the old policy, tested with a few ...
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Can ping but not connect to Samba

I have installed Samba on my machine (192.168.178.50) and altered /etc/samba/smb.conf to add a share: [vs] comment = Visual Studio path = /home/mrt/Dokumente/vs/ browseable = yes read only = no ...
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Connect to encrypted Windows 2012 samba share on Linux

I have a Windows 2012 samba share set up. When I right click on the share, go to properties, then settings, I have the box checked marked "Encrypt data access" When this box is checked, I cannot ...
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How to force a refresh of cached permissions without a restart

We've recently started going through shares replacing named permissions with AD groups (i.e. so that when updating permissions we don't need to worry about the time taken or risks involved in updating ...
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DirectAccess clients cannot browse network shares but can access them via mapped drive

OK, this is my first Microsoft DirectAccess deployment, so maybe I'm just lost in translation. I have Windows 8.1 clients connecting to a 2012 R2 multisite DirectAccess setup (2 DA servers for global ...
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Unable to access a windows share using UNC path

I'm trying to understand why my application running as a windows service as Local System account cannot access a shared folder on another PC using a UNC path. Yet the same application can access a ...
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Is it possible to block shares on a Terminal Server Session?

So i have the following issue. I want to have a very restricted Terminal Server in a domain where a user can log on using RDP and only view certain files (on local TS drive). Its very important that ...
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Accessing a Windows network folder from the internet

I want to access a network folder on my Windows Server 2012 (which runs in a datacenter and has its own external IP) from the internet. I can access the folder from the local network (using the ...
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Has March 2015 Patch Tuesday broken 2003 shares?

We have several Windows Server 2003 boxes, and over night, they had their automatic updates installed. This morning, users cannot access shares they were previously able to, and are prompted for ...
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Group policy to disable auto-disconnect

Several drives mapped via GPO keep on disconnecting. After some googeling I found the feature (more like a bug in my network...) that auto-disconnects active shares after 15 minutes. I realize that ...
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Finding out if shares are made available offline in Windows 7 by default without corrupting the offline files cache?

We have some rather large shares that people connect to at work, and it would be best if these shares did not even attempt to synchronize into the local Windows 7 offline files folder. How does one ...
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Sharing a Windows network share via another server

Here is what I am trying to achieve: Server A -------> Server B\Share ------> Server C\Share I would like to share a Windows network share exposed on server C by creating a "bridge" Windows ...
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Stale NFS handle, but nothing is mounted

I have an nfs server (192.168.1.180) that is sharing a directory to my rapsberry pi (192.168.1.32). I have had this working before. Recently, the server went down - but not the client. After ...
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Mule ESB starting embedded tomcat as SYSTEM user - Windows Server 2008 R2

The scenario is --- I have developed a simple flow in Anypoint Studio (eclipse based IDE), which reads a file from a network location, processes the date and write the data in a database then. I ...
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Optimal mount options for Windows Server 2012 R2

The Problem I have a directory that is shared by a Windows Server 2012 R2. Some Linux clients (Ubuntu 14.04) mount this share via /etc/fstab: //10.1.1.1/MyShare /mnt/myshare cifs ...
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Connect DOS 6.22 Client to Wireless router USB Shared Drive

We have a DOS 6.22 client OS currently configured as NETBEUI. We would like to know if there are any wireless routers with a USB shared port for sharing files, that will allow a DOS 6.22 client to ...
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Network services abruptly stop working on win server 2k8

One of our windows servers has started acting up. All network services from roles on the server just stop working all of a sudden, untill the server is restarted. the issue occurs every other week or ...
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Create a windows share on a set of computers when it's not connected to the domain?

This is going to be an odd question but here it goes. I have 13 buses. Each bus contains its own subnet. (255.255.255.0) While docked in their stations, they connect to the network. Each bus has a ...
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Issue with folder permission in file server migration - Share Parmissions VS NTFS Permissions

I am migrating a file server form 2003 to 2012 R2. There are about 50TB of files with thousands of individual permissions. I have successfully migrated the files to the new server, including their ...