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Windows 2K8 R2 in AD environment not allowing SMB connections

I've got 2 Windows2k8R2 VMs. One is the domain controller, the other one is a TS server. Both have network discovery and file sharing enabled. Currently the TS server is not allowing any SMB ...
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Event logs saved on network share

I'm currently working on a project and having problems with saving event logs where i specify them. My problem is i want to have them saved on our file-server in a specified folder, however they wont ...
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Server 2008 R2 .Net 4 Programs running from Network share won't work

we have several .Net Apps stored on a Network share on our old Server (Windows Server 2003). These Apps get called by Windows 7 32bit Clients and work perfectly fine. We recently wanted to upgrade ...
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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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WFS/NFS Shares lagging then crashing client machines

We're running a Windows domain (2008 R2 on 2 DC's) with a Synology Rackstation hooked up with all our shares on. We have about ~100 workstations and 30 phones hooked up to the domain (the phones have ...
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Trying To Redirect A Share From One Server To A Share On A Different Server

I have a Windows 2008R2 File Server that has multiple shares. What I would like to do is in some way redirect some (not all), of the shares to a different file location. For some of the shares, the ...
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Windows 2008R2 server W7 client slow share access

we run homogenous network based on Windows SBS (2008R2) server and W7 as clients. Today, the network start to act weird. From some of the computers (it seems that only from those who have been turned ...
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Shared Home folders on file server listed as “My Documents”

We have a Windows 2008 R2 file server sharing home folders for about 600 users. These folders are mapped to a shared drive for each user when they log in on their own workstations, and that mapped ...
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267 views

How to copy a huge file to a remote shared folder?

I've using robocopy to copy a 300GB files from one Windows Server to another Windows server over the WAN. However, I keep getting errors after copied several GBs and retrying from start. (for example, ...
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How did I get this Windows share to prompt for login?

Or: "Is this a thing? And how would I check if it was?" In an environment without a Domain Controller, when accessing a share on a Windows Server 2008 R2 box, from a remote computer without a ...
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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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1answer
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Why does ONLY my user account not freely connect to anonymous-read shares?

My network admin and I are being driven up the wall by some Windows authentication weirdness -- we both have more of a background in Linux, so I apologize in advance for any of my ignorance in the ...
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Cannot access a shared folder on windows server 2012 R2 from a 2008 R2 machine

I have setup a simple shared folder on my windows 2012 R2 machine (Azure). It's not on a domain but I can connect to it from both windows 8 and another server 2012 machine without any problems. When ...
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Windows Server 2008 R2 Shared Folders MMC: open mode “no access”

Can somebody explain what does "no access" open mode mean in Open Files node of Shared Folders MMC snap-in in Windows Server 2008 R2? Title of column "Open Mode" and value "no access" looking a bit ...
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65 views

Files copied to the server locally don't show up in share

I have a 2008 Remote Desktop server that was recently hit with Cryptolocker. The server itself was never infected, but rather a workstation with a mapped network drive to it. The infection was ...
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437 views

VM is unable to access file share on Hyper-V 2012 Host

This problem just started recently. I have a number of VMs (2008 R2) on a 2012 Hyper-V host but not all are effected in the same manner. The VMs are identical and no changes were made to either the VM ...
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Network share visible only to administrator? [closed]

On a windows server 2008 R2 machine, I would like to map a network share visible only to administrator, not to normal users that login using remote desktop. Is this possible?
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1answer
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How can I grant different rights to a group of users based on the ownership of a file

[disclaimer : I'm not a sysadmin, I'm a programmer and I know very little on Windows Administration] I have a windows Server 2008 R2 machines that share a directory on C:\SDCN with several windows 7 ...
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Contents of network share is not up to date or current on Windows 2008R2 terminal server

I have a 2008R2 sp1 server, fully patched, that hosts some shares under the directory e:\shares Under that directory I have other shares, such as "Andy" that is shared out for everyone full control, ...
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1answer
92 views

Rename subfolder directories Windows 2008 R2

Just trying to work out a way to rename some sub folders and could do with some help. Basically, When our staff write documentation for a proposal, they create a folder with the project name. When ...
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1answer
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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 ...
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798 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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1answer
136 views

Throttle a file share in Windows Server (2008 R2)

We are in the process of moving our central storage to SharePoint and people are complaining about slowness because our former file share is so blazingly fast. Does anyone know a way for me to slow ...
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1answer
117 views

Ubuntu Server with win2k8 Server VM to Host IIS Site Issue

I have a ubuntu server(host), and a windows 2008 r2 server(client) virtual machine on it. All my IIS based sites are located on the host machine, in a location which is shared with the client vm. I ...
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1answer
61 views

Mssql Server looses connection to domain; cannot access any shares until reboot

Server is Windows 2008R2. MSSQl Server 2008 is installed. 4 Broadcom Network Cards (3 active, 1 standbye) We had two time the same issue: Suddenly we cannot access any network shares on other ...
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1answer
940 views

Windows 2008 R2 Folder Sharing across domain displays <Unknown Contact>

[Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1, latest hotfixes as of March 15, 2013]. I have a security group called "IT" in Domain1. I have a server2 in Domain2. There is a one-way trust from Domain1 into Domain2. ...
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478 views

Replacing a file server, will links break?

I'd like to replace a file server we use (actually a couple of them) because it's a 2003 server. I'd prefer to have 2008r2, because I can expand disk volumes on the fly. My question is, can I take ...
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1answer
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Folder share not working between specific machines

I have three servers. I created a shared folder in server1 and made it available to all machines in LAN. The issue now I am facing is that only one of the other two able to browse the shared folder. ...
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2answers
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Weird Issue on 2008/2008R2 Shares using SMB2

Having a very odd issue in which when connecting to shares from 2008 or 2008 R2 servers that are hosted by a 2008 or 2008 R2 server the files added to a folder will not always appear to update right ...
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1answer
143 views

network share special permission - cant create directly on share must drag files over

I am attempting to take away delete privileges on a test network share but still allow for folder and file creation. My users tend to drag directories inside directories and cloud based backups get ...
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How could I determine which SMB client/session has a specific file open on a Server 2008R2 Windows file server?

What I need is a way to associate a client name or IP address with an open file, so that I can cleanly close the file for maintenance. NET SESSION doesn't show the names of open files and NET FILE ...
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1answer
1k views

Access Denied on Some Subfolders/Files Within a Share

First thing this morning, I find that users on one of our share drives are all getting "access denied". I tried the same drive and also received "access denied" as a Domain Admin. Previous to this, ...
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485 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 ...
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2answers
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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
676 views

Accessing C$ over LAN on Win2008R2 - cannot by hostname but can by IP and FQDN

Having an issue with one of our Win2k8 R2 file servers. Trying to access C$ or the Admin share is giving us an error (see error details that the bottom), however we are able to connect using the ...
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1answer
571 views

smb share takes forever to connect to from Mac OS X 10.7-8

Ive got a dozen users and half of them take forever to connect to the smb share coming from a windows server 2008 r 2 standard server. Some users instantly connect with no issue. These Mac OS X ...
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Trying to create a share in win2k8 r2 and getting this error: The local security authority database contains an internal inconsistency

The share used to work for a while, it's a samba share on a remote linux server. Today I connected to this win server and saw a red X on the share so i've disconnected it and when i'm trying to re-add ...
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1answer
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net use - System error 1920 has occurred

On Windows Server 2008 R2, when I run the following command I am getting the 1920. I've tried pretty much everything I am aware of and I can't figure out what causes the error. When I try to map the ...
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Windows Server 2008 R2 - Share via name not working, but IP does work [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to Configure Windows Machine to Allow File Sharing with DNS Alias I have a Windows 2008 R2 Server running AD and DNS. I modified the hosts file so that ...
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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 ...
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1answer
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How to have write permissions on an already shared folder?

The problem is that my users can not change files in a shared folder (on a mounted drive as folder under D: drive). These are all the steps that I have tried and are still applicable: (sorry for the ...
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Permanently mount network share without the need for log on? (Windows)

On a Windows 2008 R2 Server (Standard) I need to have a network drive mounted without having a specific user to log on to the machine first. Sort of like an NFS mount via fstab on Unix machines. The ...
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91 views

Windows Server 2008 R2 takes a looong time to access file shares

I have two shared drives that travel with me when I log into remote servers. I find that Windows Serve 2008 R2 hosts have a hard time accessing them quickly. Doing a "p:" (to change to the shared ...
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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 ...
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1answer
429 views

Can access Windows 2008 share directly; write protected when using mapped drives

I have a non-domain network with a Windows Server 2008 R2 Foundation here. All shares except one work flawlessly, with the users having the correct rights. This happens from BOTH clients, one a ...
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1answer
183 views

How efficient is a file move on the same fileshare?

From a windows208r2 client connected to a SMB/CIFS share, I move a file from one directory to another directory on the same network share. Does windows send a "move" command to the share, or does ...
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1answer
915 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 ...
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1answer
160 views

Configure a backup Win 2008 R2 Server

Scenario is a small network with a Server 2008 R2 running AD, DHCP, DNS, Print & File Sharing. We'd like to build a backup server to continue operations uninterrupted should the main server go ...
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Windows Server 2008 R2 mapped shares do not show up in command line

When I map a shared folder to a drive in Explorer in Windows Server 2008 R2 the new drive letter (say Z:) does not work in cmd.exe (started as administrator). What am I doing wrong? I believe this ...
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Sharing with Windows File Services in 2008R2

I have installed 2008R2, and added the file Server Role. Created a volume, and created a new share in that voluem (all from the File Server GUI) When my users log to the \servername\ they do not ...