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Changing net use timeout

I have a script that runs against remote sites to map a drive and work with a file. I use Test-Connection to make sure the remote server is alive, then attempt to map the location needed with net use. ...
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1answer
165 views

OSX Mavericks and Windows 7 missing files [closed]

I have in a local Mac mini server running Mavericks which is acting as a file server for two windows 7 clients The files on the server are mainly images and are shared via SMB. Whenever I try to view ...
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1answer
54 views

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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1answer
1k views

Windows 7 PC cannot see some LAN PCs, but can access them via path

In an office LAN, with Windows 7 Professional workstations and a FreeNAS Samba server, 2 workstations have intermittent problems in browsing for the other workstations, as well as the FreeNAS server. ...
2
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2answers
307 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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2answers
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The Network folder specified is currently mapped using a different user name and password

I have a NAS device, it has 3 shares. On one computer I have access to all 3 of the shares. On another computer I keep getting this error when try and add a 2nd one. The Network folder specified is ...
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1answer
280 views

Samba setup: RHEL, Windows 7

service smb restart; service winbind restart; service nmb restart service smb stop; service winbind stop; service nmb stop I, for the kick of it, thought I'll setup a samba server on my office ...
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2answers
88 views

How do I get my machine to access the share now?

Disclaimer: Using windows to share files is definitely not as simple as on *nix, even if it seems like. First, I'm assuming we can securely (with passwords) share files / folders in basically only ...
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59 views

Access to network share folder works in VDI, but not on desktops

I have two separate environments running in our lab computing spaces. We are phasing over to VDI. There are some weird differences going on in each environment, and I believe that the problem is ...
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1answer
119 views

Windows 2012 file share always asks for password

We have a file share here on a windows 2012 server. On login it ask for password.On the client (Windows 7) I have the option "save password". But even if I click this, after next reboot of the client, ...
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1answer
660 views

Create printer localport from a network printer in windows 7

I'm having a problem to install a printer using localport, The printer is installed on a pc with windows 7 and I need to install it in another PC with Windows 2008 R2 creating a new localport for the ...
1
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2answers
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Scheduled robocopy fails with error 3 (Creating Destination Directory)

Related: Scheduled Robocopy task fails with 0x10 error I'm using robocopy as part of a server backup script. It fetches the files to this workstation (Windows 7, upgraded from Vista - that caused ...
2
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1answer
456 views

Windows Network File Transfer to Samba server: “Are you sure you want to copy this file without its properties?” [closed]

I am transferring a lot of files to a new NAS based on OpenMediaVault, with the Samba 3.5.6 service running. I am transferring from Windows 7 64-bit to the NAS, and on some media files Windows is ...
0
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2answers
774 views

Programs hang when writing to network share

i'm facing a weird problem when writing data to a network share from a Windows Server 2008 R2 computer. When i write a file (saving a txt with notepad++, updating programs installed on the server ...
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3answers
131 views

Listing open files for end users and Windows 7 file preview issues

We have a Windows 2008 r2 file server that has a share that the users are mapped to that is full of PDFs. One department (A) has read/write access and most others (B) just have read access. If ...
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1answer
126 views

How to Make Windows 2012 Share Display in Windows 7 Network [closed]

I'm setting up a Windows 2012 Essentials machine to be a local file server. I've got the shares setup and I can access the shares from my OSX computer. My Win7 machine can only acces it by typing ...
2
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3answers
104 views

How quickly should data/files be visible on a network share that goes through a VPN tunnel?

I'm looking for information on how information is shared/passed across a network between a Windows 7 client OS and a Windows Server 2008 server? Little history of our setup (I apologize as for Im not ...
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1answer
512 views

What would cause a Windows 7 client machine to not be able to connect to a network share by IP address?

We have a Nexenta file server which is using domain authentication for users. All of the Windows 7 machines on our network can connect and use the shares on it without any issues using either ...
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0answers
412 views

Invalid username or password - Network Share with VPN Mapped Drive

I have an issue connecting to a network share from Windows 7 Professional client to Windows Server 2008 R2. Here are the particulars of the issue: When outside of the office, I log in to the ...
1
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1answer
392 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. ...
1
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1answer
82 views

Windows 7 use some credential mapping?

At the office we have a Windows 7 which was configured by a bad admin : he mapped the shares with an administrator user. This Windows 7 is in a domain, and the admin user is named admin. So this ...
1
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1answer
403 views

How to Mount remote disc as local in Windows 7 and Windows 2003?

Is it possible to mount remote file system (on Windows 2003 server) as local disk in Windows 7? I have Windows 2003 server with software RAID and some shares. On another computer with Windows 7 I have ...
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1answer
54 views

How to find on the Windows 7 who and when use(d) a certain share?

We have a workstation using Win7 on a LAN with a domain. On that workstation we set up some network shares. Can we find who used (user name and/or computer name) and when the shares? Note that we ...
1
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0answers
181 views

Unable to log into samba server

I am unable to log into a samba server (running on fedora core 6) as it prompts for a username and password when I try to connect to the mapped drives from my windows 7 machine. I decided to reset ...
1
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1answer
172 views

Why cant I transfer files from my desktop to my server at full speed?

I have a desktop computer with two SSD's in RAID 0 with a read/write speed of 950 MB/sec (7.6 Gbps) and I have a server with 6 HDD's in RAID 5 (read/write speeds of 200 MB/sec or 1.6 Gbps) acting as a ...
0
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3answers
1k views

Browse mapped network drives when connected over VPN

I have users who constantly travel outside the office. Internally, they have mapped network drives. They then go outside and connect via VPN which when connected bridges and puts them on the same ...
0
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1answer
896 views

How can I monitor or control a shared folder on our network?

We have a Windows Server 2008 R2 server that has about 10 folders in it. Well, someone accidentally deleted an entire folder called "Development". (all are Win7 users) Is there a way to prevent ...
0
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1answer
402 views

XenServer 5.6.0 / XenCenter not allowing SR to Windows 7 share on Domain Controller for ISO's

I'm unable to get an SR made using command prompt or using XenCenter's interface dialogs. Here is the command I'm issuing: xe-mount-iso-sr //<mycomputer.domain.controller>/iso_share -o ...
2
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5answers
4k views

Why do my backup fail when I target a network share hosted by a Synology DS211 disk station?

My backups are failing when I try to use a network share hosted by a Synology DS211 disk station. They work fine if I target a different network share (i.e. \server1\data\larry). When I run the ...
3
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2answers
11k views

Access Network Folder using Different User Credential

Domain Controller OS - Window Server 2008 R2 Client OS - Window XP, window 7 Window XP client name - Client1 Window XP Client Name - Client2 I had login as "abc.local\Q2020" on Client1 and ...
2
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2answers
8k views

Cannot access Windows 7 share from Windows XP

I have a new Windows 7 machine named PAP44 in the PAP workgroup. The networking is set to "Work" mode for the wired LAN. I have a couple of users and I've shared a folder and set it so both users can ...
2
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1answer
404 views

Does windows 7 remember shared folder passwords to entire server instead of by share?

So I have a copy of Windows 7 Enterprise edition on my home computer. I've connected from the home computer to a network share on my windows 2003 server at work before. I assume that I told it to ...
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2answers
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Changing Network Path of Offline Files

Many of our users have their Home folder set as Available Offline. Their Windows 7 laptops will not be back on our network for a few weeks. In the mean time, we're setting up new servers and ...
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1answer
1k views

“Device not ready” on a network share in Windows 7

I have two computers C1 and C2 runing Windows 7 and both of them are members in a domain. On C1 I have an USB hard-disk which I shared for the users U1 and U2 giving them Read-Only permissions on the ...
4
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1answer
181 views

Windows 7 “Home Group” on a work PC with only one NIC

I am a Domain Admin and am trying to support BYOD with computers that will also be domain connected. The problem is that once I domain join a PC, the "zone" changes to "domain", while Homegroups ...
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0answers
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Server 2008 r2 NO DOMAIN workstation plain vanilla simple network SHARES fail to clients under odd circumstances

Basically I have the SAME problem as another user. I read his attempts to get a reply that made sense. But he seemed to get everything but what he asked for. I hope I have better luck. SETUP> 1: ...
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4answers
3k views

How can I run an application from a network share without prompting for Admin password?

I have a company internal application placed in a network shared folder on a Windows Server 2003 server. Users who need to access this folder have proper permissions in place and can list the ...
2
votes
1answer
91 views

Mounting a Windows share as a folder with data persistance in Win7/XP

I was wondering if anyone had figured out a good way of mounting a network share (\\server\dir1\dir2) to a folder (say C:\folder1\folder2) in such a way that when the share is disconnected the data ...
0
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3answers
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Can no longer access computer or network shares to my server from any other computers on the network [closed]

A funny thing happened this afternoon. After a restart of my home server (that I use as a testing environment for websites and as a backup for files on the other computers on the network) which is ...
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2answers
2k views

Unable to connect via NetBIOS Name

I can't connect to machines/shares by NetBIOS names. Below is console output showing the problem. C:\>nbtstat -n Local Area Connection: Node IpAddress: [192.168.1.100] Scope Id: [] ...
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0answers
265 views

Access denied to a directory shared by a Win 7 Pro x64 machine, from all XP Pro SP3 hosts, fixed by server reboot

I recently started to manage the existing network of a small business. They have about 10 machines, with various versions of Windows (mostly XP Pro and Seven, 32 bits). I installed a new server (a ...
0
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3answers
433 views

Cannot access outlook pst files shared on ubuntu server

We used to have a windows server (2K3) which is now a Ubuntu file server (samba), and all the files in other shared folders seem accessible and editable, apart from the ones in the outlook archive. ...
4
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2answers
4k views

smbclient NT_STATUS_ACCESS_DENIED on directories when Windows doesn't

I'm setting up BackupPC on a server and it uses smbclient to backup Windows 7 workstations. smbclient logs in correctly to \\TESTHOST\C$ as TESTDOMAIN\backupoperator (Which is also a domain admin and ...
2
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1answer
685 views

Hide network path displayed in mapped drive name

Is there a way to hide the network path that is displayed by default in a mapped drive name? We've got Windows 7 and XP machines and we're migrating from a fileserver to a SAN. Currently in My ...
1
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0answers
518 views

wmic shows network drives as used that have been unmapped

I have a script running on Windows 7 Professional SP1 x64 that maps the first available network drive to a network resource, uses it, and then deletes the mapping. Unfortunately, after deleting the ...
0
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1answer
177 views

Hide WinXP Mode host in Windows 7 [closed]

I have an IP cam that can access WinXP shares but not Win 7 shares. That's why I'm running the WinXP Mode VM. (I've tried a million tweaks to Win7's sharing settings, but the IP cam just won't ...
0
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1answer
2k views

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 ...
0
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1answer
366 views

Is there a GPO for prompting login for accessing network resources?

I get the error message that I don't have the right privileges to access the network resource (and that is correct) when I want to access my network share from a workstation (Windows 7) in the domain. ...
1
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1answer
325 views

Win 7 Explorer keeps reopening network shared folders?

We have a script that runs nightly on our Win2K SP4 server. (I know, we need to upgrade the server OS. We plan to do that soon.) Sometimes the script has failed when people had left shared folders ...
0
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1answer
437 views

Mount a remote Linux hard drive as another Windows 7 partition during boot?

I would like to mount a hard drive on a remote computer (running on CentOS 6) as a Windows drive so that I can install programs to that drive. The primary hard drive for my Windows machine (which is ...