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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Storage Space Parity disk running very slow

The problem started, or at least noticed after expanding the virtual disk to 5 TB during a network file transfer. What happens is if I'm transferring a file to the server (running 2012 R2) it writes ...
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How to get “tail -f” working on a file located on a Windows share

I'm using a Mac and I have mounted a Windows network disk in my file system using "Connect to Server" in the Finder. In the terminal when i do tail -f on a log file located on said network disk, tail ...
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Samba file server on Windows Domain can't authenticate users - gives “credentials chain check failed”

I have two TurnKey Linux Fileserver 13 (basically Debian 7.3) running Samba to share folders on our mostly-Windows LAN. Samba is configured to authenticate users using Active Directory on our domain ...
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Windows 2008R2 file server intermittent slows - how to troubleshoot

I have a Windows 2008R2 file server which has been running fine for quite some time. With no known changes, in the last few days it's been misbehaving, with intermittent slows when users open/save ...
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How to configure Tomcat7 server.xml Environment to take as value Network path?

I am trying to configure Tomcat7 serer.xml the <Host appBase="webapps/testweb" name="trythis.test.com" unpackWARs="true" autoDeploy="true"> <Context docBase="." path="" ...
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How to share Psiphon with PC [closed]

I use to share my OpenVpn with PC using Connectify since OpenVpn comes with TAP-Windows Adapter. I will like to know if there is a way to share Psiphon vpn with PC.
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cant access network share windows server 2008 Domain

I am currently having an issue with one Windows 7 PRO pc(fully up to date windows and drivers) accessing one windows server 2008 share. This particular server 2008 share is accessed by about 20 users ...
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Network Path not Found Accessing Shares on SBS2011 from Server 2008 R2

I have three servers plus my laptop: ServerA (Server 2003, IP: 1.1.1.1) (at my office, ADSL fixed IP) ServerB (SBS 2011, IP: 1.1.1.2) (at my office, ADSL fixed IP) ServerC (Server 2008 R2, IP: ...
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Windows Server 2012 R2 Primary Domain Controller locks old computername

Before updating to 2012, old DC-name was: SERVER1 Now Primary-DC name is: SERVER2 SERVER1 was added to computer as DNS-CNAME-alias Then we installed secondary DC: SERVER3 and tried switch ...
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Error: “Currently no logon servers available” while connected via crossover and using built-in Admin

A "client" system and a "server" system are connected via crossover cable. The "client" is running Windows Server 2003, and the "server" is running Windows XP Pro SP3. The client and server ping ...
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Robocopy - Share to Share copy over network - Files did not end up in the expected location

A client of mine recently got a new Windows 2012 server to replace an old Windows XP Professional computer we were using as a file server. Everything appeared to be copying fine, I stored a log file ...
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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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For *nix server/Windows clients, what are the pros and cons of modern NFS v. Samba/SMB?

As the question says. There's a lot of threads around on NFS vs. Samba/SMB, but a lot of them are outdated or refer to old security models, or just give a one-line "use SMB with Windows". Both ...
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Sharing permissions doesn't apply to sub directories as required

I have few Windows 2008 Enterprise servers with SP2 on a domain environment. Below is a scenario what I was trying to achieve and where I am stuck with. I have created certain Security - Global ...
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Windows share: The specified network name is no longer available

We've got an EMC NX4 SAN box serving a CIFS share to a number of Windows Server 2008 R2 app servers. The app servers are using the CIFS share to serve lots of image files (~2500 ops/sec on the share), ...
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Reading files on network share from a Windows service (app over tomcat as service)

I have a webapp over tomcat6, which is installed as a service in a WinServer (2008 or 2003r2, don't know for sure, people haven't let me put a hand over it so far). The Tomcat service runs with a ...
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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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Network Folder Sharing

My predecessor setup a "users" folder on the W2008R2 file server and set security and sharing permission for that directory. Then they created sub-directories within, naming them by using ...
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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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Unable to see Samba server by netbios name

We have a linux server set up with a number of samba shares on our mixed windows/mac/linux network. The shares are accessible if we go to \\192.168.x.x\share, however we can't access the server by ...
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Win7: Wake linux server when accessing share [migrated]

I have a small home server running archlinux mostly for file storage. Although the server does not consume a lot of power I would like to keep it suspended most of the time and only wake it when ...
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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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Error during Veeam SQL log backup: “Failed to flush file buffers”

My company uses Veeam Backup & Replication to make backups of our VMWare-hosted virtual machines. We use Veeam's SQL log backup feature for our MS SQL 2008 R2 server. Our backup repository resides ...
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Local user profile is created on Windows server when user accesses a shared folder on that server

I have discovered that several of our file servers have a handful of local user profiles (i.e. in C:\Users on the server) for users who obviously don't have permission to logon directly (interactive, ...
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New files on Linux Samba share: Now you don't see me, now you do

When a file is uploaded to our server, we have to do some work on it to allow or reject it. Some files need to be opened in a Windows box (OpenXml Sdk performance reasons). Our web server runs in a ...
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Intermittent Excel issue of “file locked for editing” not showing when it should

Current setup: 3 app servers (2008 r2, terminal services XenApp 6.5), 2 file servers (2008 r2). Situation: user1 opens up an excel file that is on server1 and starts to work. user2 goes to open ...
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Map shared network folder as servername

We have an application that is regular deployment to live. Of course we try to test it as much as possible before. Many settings is stored in a ini-file An example setting for a path Live ...
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Allowing scheduled tasks to access a share requiring a username and password

I have a share setup using samba which requires username/password combination to access the files kept on it. The script that needs to access this share is running on a windows server as a scheduled ...
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User cannot map share from system in another AD Domain

In domain B we have a server, with the share "Company$". In domain A we have users that are mapping the share to a drive letter. One of my users, we'll call him "Joe", cannot mount that share. When he ...
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Can't copy files to network share due to full local disk

So I am trying to copy files from my local D drive to a network share. However these are around the 150GB. When I try to copy Windows says the destination is full and requires additional storage. ...
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An application only allows specification of the root of an administrative share for temp folder

I'm trying to figure some things out second hand about configuring a portion of an application (BMC Remedy) that, if I understand correctly, only allows configuration of this feature to use the root ...
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Tp-link tl-ps310u print server

I am using a TP-Link tl-ps310u print server to share a laser usb printer over my local network. The printer is supported and I am able to find it and add it to the shared network printers of my pc. ...
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Network Passthrough Public->Private

I have done some preliminary research, but can't quite hone in on the same example I'm looking at. I have two ISP modems - one public and one private. I also have two network subnets (192.168.23.1 ...
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Cannot access Debian smb share from Windows 7 64

This is an old problem, an in my experience the connection between windows and samba is unstable and different for every implementation. Sometimes it works, sometimes it doesn't, often without any ...
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Clients looking for GPO login script on my personal computer instead of doing it on the DC?

This is kinda weird. I have the Group Policy Management console installed on my Windows 7 workstation and I configure policies from there. Sometimes I do it directly on a domain controller, but most ...
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“account currently disabled” when accessing share, even before logging in

When I try to access a share folder, say \\share-folder, I get the following error message: logon failure: account currently disabled This seems strange to me, since there is no 'account' to be ...
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Windows Share: Wrong content?

I like it to use Linux for many things (e.g. programming), but i also need Windows many times. So i have a virtual Ubuntu and a native Window. To share data i have installed samba on Linux (Ubuntu) ...
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Can't execute installer from Shared Folders on non-domain Windows Server 2012

On a non-domain Windows Server 2012 x64 vm, I have a shared folder with an installer. Whenever I try to run this installer from any workstation, the workstation's account on the server is locked. I ...
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keep writing to file after network filesystem disconnects

I'm trying to transfer a huge growing logfile in a way that will survive network partitions between the client and server. If the network connection is lost, I cannot afford to retransmit the entire ...
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Input/output error when attempting to mount a Windows NFS share

I created the Windows Server 2012 share using: PS C:\Windows\system32> nfsshare testshare2=C:\testshare2 -o anon=yes anonuid=0 anongid=0 rw=uuu.uuu.uuu.uuu testshare2 was shared successfully ...
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Server 2012 share not applying most restrictive permission to shared folder?

I am trying to correctly configure a shared folder on server 2012 and have read a few articles - such as this one) - that state that the NTFS & Share permissions are combined and evaluated to ...
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how did ransomware delete shadowcopies on file server

We had a PC infected with a Ransomware Trojan RANSOM_CRYPTESLA.AC that encrypted a bunch of files on a network drive. We isolated the PC and just restored from backup. One of the things that happened ...
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Cannot connect remotely to a shared folder inside a vhdx

I am using Windows 10 to connect to a Windows Server 2012 R2 (VM) installed on a Hyper-V core host. The VM is set to share a second virtual disk where I allowed previously share and gave full control ...
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Webmin - Raw reads and raw writes? [closed]

First of all, apologies if this is posted in the wrong category. I use Webmin 1.780 on Ubuntu 14.04.3 and under the Windows File Sharing, under Miscellaneous Options there are 2 options: Allow raw ...
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Mapping One Network Drive On Multiple Computers Via The Same AD Login Credentials

OS: Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 So say we have one user that has a mapped network drive on his computer at work. This user also maps the same network drive on his personal laptop to work from home. ...
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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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samba stuck at maximum of 1024 open files

I'm running a Ubuntu 10.04 (lucid) samba fileserver. I have a Windows 7 client which opens a large number of files while doing a copy of thousands of tiny files at once. It receives the error "Too ...
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How to remove a Windows share when the folder does not exist anymore?

I have some shared folders in the list in 'Computer Management' that point to folders that dont exist anymore. But Windows wont let me remove them, "The system cannot find the path specified", maybe a ...
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Mount network drive as physical drive

Is there a way to mount a network location so that it appears as a local physical disk? e.g. \\computer\share as D: (not a network drive)