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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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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sharing more VPN connections on several computers in LAN

my LAN looks like this: router 192.168.0.1 router (default gateway, connects whole LAN to internet) pc2 192.168.0.2 Linux pc connected to external VPN No.1 pc3 192.168.0.3 Windows pc connected to ...
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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. ...
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Samba 4 not shows new files

We have a Debian 8 file server with Samba 4, and there is a network printer-scanner, which send the scanned documents to the server through FTP in PDF format, and in the server the the Scan folder is ...
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Files deleted every day

I have a folder of video files and every day at 10pm, most of the files are deleted leaving just the folder structure. \Device\HarddiskVolume3\Video_Library\DM\ Users have the folder Video_Library ...
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Some subfolders on NTFS share randomly disappear and then reappear

As the title suggest, One user has reported that most subfolders of a NTFS share keep disappearing and then reappearing randomly. The share has 7 folders however 6 of them keep disappearing randomly. ...
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Apache serving content via smb

So basically, I want to host a network smb share on my Redhat 6.2 Apache httpd server. My basic configuration is outlined below, however, I keep getting errors. So my basic configuration ...
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Unable to access shared folder using hostname

I'm currently having issues accessing shared folders on a Windows Server. The Architecture: Flat standalone network with 2 Windows Servers (2008 R2 SP1) and 2 Windows Clients (Windows 7 SP1 64bit). ...
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Windows 2008 R2 shared drive not able to access folder shared on same server

I have a Windows 2008 R2 Server (lets says ServerA). The server is on a domain. I have shared a folder ABC on the ServerA and have set its permission to allow access to EveryOne (both NTFS and Share ...
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How to prevent non-domain computers from accessing the domain share resources?

My company is using Windows Server 2008 R2 for domain controller and file sharing, and all client computers have Windows 7 Professional installed. Some of the client computers are added to the domain, ...
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Client are promptes to enter carentiels each time they want to open a network share [duplicate]

I have sadly disabled Routing and Remote Access, and since then all users are asked to enter login and password each time they want to open a network share. Could anyone advise me on what to do to ...
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Samba AD - Member server necessary?

For a small windows network (5 users with their own machines) I set up an AD DC using Samba 4 on Arch Linux on a HP Microserver. Those users have files they will need to access from a central ...
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Windows 10 Keeps asking for authentication for public samba share

I know there are a couple of questions about this, those are different situations though and the provided answers do not relate to my problem. I have a WD My Cloud EX2 NAS with a configured public ...
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Netatalk (AFP) user in both rolist and rwlist

I'm currently configuring a AFP server that's running OD, AFP, SMB etc. My problem is that I got a few shares that ALL needs to have read only on and a few people in a specific group needs to have ...
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Shortcut on client to remote server

My setup details; Remote Server 2012 R2 Satndard - IP 1.2.3.4 Client PCs Win7 I would like to create a shortcut on (multiple) client PC's that points to an .exe file on a remote server. For ...
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List all groups or users in directories recursively

Context Windows 2008 R2 infrastructure. We manage network share permissions by AD security groups and put user objects in those groups. Objective I want to see what security groups are currently ...
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Using network drive as alias in Apache 2.2 is not working

OS is Windows 7 Appache is installed in "C:\AppServ\Apache2.2" In httpd.conf for documentroot DocumentRoot "C:/Program Files (x86)/myweb" for alias: alias /link/ ...
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How can I provide services to an internal air-gapped extranet

Background - "Extranet" We have about a dozen users that are on what I would call an Extranet. It is an air-gapped LAN that is physically in the same location as our primary LAN. We share the ...
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Windows server share read-only from network and write locally

Question: How do I Deny Change without Denying Read on Windows File Share Permissions? Details: I have a Windows 2012 R2 server. I would like to create a file share that is read-only to a group ...
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Prompt for credentials when accessing administrative share over network

I have an administrative share on a server called install$ (\server\install$). This share should be accessable only for administrators and helpdesk users since it contains installers from different ...
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Can't connect to Azure File Storage using “net use” command - System error 2148073478

After the update of Azure File storage sept. 28/29 2015 I am no longer able to connect to my Azure File Storage, from my Azure Windows Server 2012R2 virtual machine. I try to connect and map the File ...
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Is there any default time-out for file locks on Windows network shares?

Sometimes it happens that I want to rename/delete a file on a network share, but Windows tells me that the file is currently in use, even if I know that nobody else is accessing that file. After ...
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Windows 8.1 / 10 GPO mapped drives won't connect

UPDATE: not solved... The issue persists, I also tried the hardened UNC paths approach, still no luck. I'll keep updating this thread if I encounter something new. UPDATE and solved (hopefully) ...
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Disable saving network credentials Windows 8

We're having 3 Workstations running Windows 8 with network access to our internal LAN. They're not member of the domain to ensure access control. When a user now tries to access a network share, he is ...
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What would cause a single protocol to function at 1Gbps over a 10Gbps connection?

Our AFP server is now capping out at 1Gbps over our 10Gbps fiber connection. And only in the client<-server direction (client reading from it). This is a new occurrence. For years now the clients ...
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Linux secure file sharing without ssh login access

I'm looking for a way to make a directory on a linux system available for reading to other linux and windows clients. The share must require some authentication from the client and the passwords and ...
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How do I unlock a file on a Windows Server 2012 file cluster

We have a "Continuous Availability"-enabled fileshare on a Windows Server 2012 cluster. A config file used by our web application, application.config has been corrupted somehow and is now zero-bytes, ...
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Accessing share with ACLs using groups instead of explicitly granting user names not working?

I've setup a share on a windows server. \ServerName\ShareName. I've granted permissions for the share to "X Department". I also have an ACL for that "D:\FS\Sharename" folder granting "X Department" ...
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Can't reach network share

Masters, We have a weird problem, and i have no more hair..need ideas... Structure: Company-1 So we have two Windows 2012 server. - Server A is the DC - Server B is hold some share. ...
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Windows Server delete files in folder but no permision to delete folder itself

We have a problem, with permissions on shared folder for out employees. We have folder lets say Main, with multiple projects (files and folder inside), constantly added and removed. The problem is ...
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Allow clients to run a server-installed program without being prompted by UAC

I'm trying to allow clients to run a program that's installed on our server. I've made a share of the complete installation folder and shared this with all users in our domain. However, when a user ...
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Effective permissions for a shared mklink to a non-shared folder and subfolders

What are the effective permissions if you share a symlink but not the folder it points to? From what I can see, there are 3 sets of permissions: 1) the target folder permissions 2) the symlink ...
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Call to pythons os.getcwd returning odd results on Lustre filesystem

I don't really know if this question should be on Server Fault or Stack Oveflow, but I thought I'd try here first. I have a python application that makes quite a lot of calls to os file system calls ...
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Is there a way to not show the user the size and available space of a mapped Windows Fileshare? [duplicate]

Is it possible to not show the user the disk size and available space on their mapped fileshares? I would like to not display "132GB free of 145GB" if possible. Server 2012 Windows 7
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Symbolic or hard link to UNC path: logon failure

I have a Synology NAS that exports a backup directory that I wish to access locally in a folder. I had this working before with a previous Synology NAS but I don't remember how I did it. So I open ...
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How to grant permissions for a member of two groups that have different permissions in windows?

I have a windows 2008 server with file server role. Multiple shared folders are there, one for each group, so that each group has access to its own folder, but is denied access to other shared ...
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Git fatal: unable to write new_index file

We are a web development company that is transitioning to Git. Eventually we intend to run it fully locally but at the moment we have development websites hosted on a Linux server, which is also ...
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Ubuntu server domain controller samba transfer speeds

I have an Ubuntu server running at home that is acting as a domain controller for my home network. It is configured as the primary DNS server as well. I have a RAID 1 array mounted (software RAID) as ...