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How to give computer account access to EMC VNX CIFS share?

I have a web application that runs using the NETWORK SERVICE account and which has a Virtual Directory to a shared folder (containing images) on an EMC VNX NAS/SAN Unified Storage file server. I ...
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Getting Error ID 4625 when one service tries to access a shared path on another machine

I'm kind of a n00b when it comes to dealing with Server issues, so I need some help. Setup: I have a scenario where there are two machines involved, both of which are using Windows Server 2008 ...
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Allowing unpermitted group to access share - Windows 7

I've been a Linux sysadmin and am new to Windows so I apologize for the n00b question. I have two groups lets call them "Students" and "Professors". Students are very restricted, however professors ...
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Domain User blocked by a single server

Today, I had a user call me with an issue. He couldn't access a Desktop shortcut that's defined by group policy. The shortcut was pointing to a shared folder on our web server (W-01). All other ...
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Destination Folder Access Denied error when accessing SAN share (EMC Celerra File Server)

There is a shared folder hosted on an EMC SAN to which Everyone has Full Control to the share's root. The SAN's Administrators group is set as the shared folder's owner. Beneath the root are a number ...
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228 views

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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What are the minimum permissions for a Windows share to be anonymous-read only?

I am in the long and arduous process of resolving my confusion over Windows permissions, and would love to get some clarity over the following. I would like to provision a Windows share such that any ...
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2answers
648 views

Grant user from one domain permissions to shared folder in another domain

I have two computers set up like this: \\myPC (local Windows 7 SP1 machine); it is in domain1; \\remotePC (Win Server 2008 with SQL Server - a HyperV virtual machine); it is in domain2. In domain2 ...
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Windows 2008 R2 file share - any way to “lock it down” outside of a 3rd party app?

I have a 3rd party app that "makes a call" to write files to a file share on our network using the currently logged in credentials of the Windows domain user. Meaning the 3rd party app doesn't pass ...
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1answer
52 views

file sharing solution for a small company network [closed]

So we have a team of 9 people that need a file share on a linux server. Every person has its own laptop. Most have a linux distribution on it and some have a windows OS. For security reasons the ...
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Active Directory: Accessing network share as WinXP SYSTEM user

The Problem: I cannot access a Domain Computers-accesible network share by a process running on Windows XP as a SYSTEM account. I've got a 2008R2 domain, a 2003R2 file server and a set of clients. ...
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What does it mean to grant/set permissions for NETWORK SERVICE on a network share?

I'm confused about the NETWORK SERVICE account (group?) works on network shares: On one hand, NETWORK SERVICE is generally described as an account that's local to a given machine. (See, e.g., here on ...
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Stop certain users accessing C:\Source by security group

We have a security group called SourceCode which allows certain users access to the SVN / GIT repository. This allows them to get the latest repo and store it in C:\Source. This works fine but the ...
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Best practice for migrating Shares and Permissions?

We have a Windows 2008 R2 server which is replacing an old Windows Storage Server. The datastore is attached via iSCSI so I do not need to transfer any data. The iSCSI connection is setup on the new ...
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1answer
506 views

Prevent users from creating / copying / moving anything except .exe

We have a program that compiles executables into a folder into c:\bin. Ideally I would like to share this folder so users can access the exe's within but stop them creating any other files in there. ...
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1answer
352 views

Folder rights doesn't work on group, but does on user

I've got this share where I want to restrict access to two folders so that only members of a group can get access to them. I've done this countless of times, but this time there's something odd going ...
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1answer
2k views

Samba share accessible via IP address, but not via hostname

I have a CentOS VM running in VMWare player. The host is Windows Server 2008 R2. The hostname is set properly. The FQDN is hostname.company.net. The wiki is accessible via browser both via the short ...
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changing permissions for a network share takes longer on win2008 than on win2003, why is that?

Given a network share accessible for "everyone" in the domain, containing several 1000 files and folders When I change permissions for this share from read/write to only read (or vice versa) on ...
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Diagnosing permission problems with Cobian Backup to network share

I'm running the latest Cobian 11. I have a Synology DS412 NAS. All of my machines (Mac and Windows) access this just fine when I'm logged in and I browse to it manually. I have Cobian installed as a ...
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A user in multiple user groups not receiving correct permissons

A little intro: I'm not a server admin, but I do some tech support for a small software company whose product requires users to have full control permissions to a mapped drive on the server in order ...
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How to grant NetworkService access to a share by placing computers in security groups

I'm trying to configure a file share that will be accessed by ASP.Net applications on a set of computers, all running under the NETWORKSERVICE account on those computers. I can get it to work fine ...
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1answer
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Managing folder access by subfolder permissions to simplify management on windows share

I have a Windows shared folder that contains a two level hierarchy. The permissions are managed by security groups. The interesting permissions are set in the second level. A first level folder should ...
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1answer
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Windows 2003 Server shared folder

I'm not really into systems administration, but I was called to set up this Windows 2003 Server. I put it in a VirtualBox virtual machine on the (real) Ubuntu Server. So far, easy stuff. I'm trying ...
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1answer
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Users cannot run executables on network shares on XP

User A is in group 1. Group 1 has Full Control over a network shared folder that contains an executable (Office installation). User A gets the error: "... The specified path does not exist. Check the ...
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1answer
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Folder not visible in shared directory but is accessible with direct UNC path

I have a shared Users directory that I access at the following UNC path: \\servername\Users Inside this directory each User in my company has a folder that they are allowed to store pretty much ...
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1answer
428 views

Why can't I see subfolders in a shared folder I have Read and List Folder Content permission for?

Not sure if Microsoft have changes something or not. I have a shared folder called Users on a server. Each user in my domain has a sub-folder within it, lets call one SmithJohn. So the structure is ...
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anonymous access to domain share on a windows server 2003 domain controller

I've set up a WDS 2003 server for OS installation. (2003 because we need XP support) I also want to use this server to store Acronis images of already installed PCs. The newly installed PCs would be ...
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1answer
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Cannot Access Shared Folder From IIS

From IIS I need to access a folder on another computer. Both servers are Window 2008 SP2, and they live in a Virtual Private Cloud on Amazon EC2. They reach one another by private IP -- they are in ...
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2answers
423 views

Windows File Share: Can access share\subfolder1 but share\ is inaccessable when accessing share\subfolder2

I'm on a Windows Vista client trying to access a file share running on a Windows Server 2008 R2 box. The network is in a Windows Active Directory Domain. The shares I am trying to access: ...
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1answer
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Restricting directory access in Windows 7 Pro

I come from the *nix world, so apologies if this is a trivial question. I did my best to find a solution by searching the archives, to no avail. I'm setting up a fileserver for very small office, ...
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Security groups not allowing domain admin to view files

This should be very simple. I have my Documents folders redirected to a share called //dc/documents. It creates a folder under this share for each person and then creates a folder under that for My ...
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Win2003 Folder sharing : Group permissions not working while user permissions work

I'm very new to windows server. I'm a software engineer but since we don't have a real sysadmin I'm supposed to figure out everything that is slightly computer related (you know how it is...). I need ...
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scheduled task share permissions

I would like to know if there is a way I can share : \\server\Scheduled Tasks On server 2003 with normal users, cause as far as I can tell it seems only administrators can see this share, is there ...
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Change Windows network share permissions using command-line tools

Can it be done without downloading subinacl.exe at all?
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Samba Public and “Dropbox” folder

I want to create a special Group Directory structure for my Users. /home/groupA <-- home folder for groupA where every user of groupA can create/edit/delete files /home/groupA/Public <-- ...
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Private shared folder on Windows Storage Server 2003

I was hoping someone could help me. The problem I have is that my domain is mainly running Windows Server 2000, although I have got one Windows Storage Server 2003. I got this because I wanted to ...