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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Configure router/gateway on Ubuntu issue: unable to reach hosts behind ISPs gateway (network map provided)

I try to configure my notebook running Ubuntu 11.04 (desktop edition) as a gateway (may be router needed? --- this is the bit of confusion for me), so that I can share Internet connection (incoming on ...
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Mapped Network Drive Timeout

I have two networks: work and home. The work subnet is 192.168.0.x whereas home's subnet is 192.168.1.x At work I have two mapped drives but at home I don't have either. Any time I open explorer at ...
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Clients connecting to wrong dfs share

I am having a lot of trouble with my clients connecting to the wrong dfs share, how do I ensure that clients only connect to the nearest dfs share. I have two file shares connected by a vpn ...
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Setting up an anonymous Windows Server 2008 network share?

How do I create a truly anonymous read/write network share in Windows Server 2008? That is ... no login dialog shown no domain credentials required ... so that any Windows machine can get to this ...
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How to view files on a computer on a different network

We currently have 2 in-office networks coming in with different routers and IPs for each. What I am trying to do is to configure a one server from each network to connect to each other and be able to ...
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How to force Windows to prompt for credentials while accessing share

By default when I access some computer's share ( typing \\hostname in Windows Explorer ) Windows passes credential of my current user. It prompts for credentials only when current user's credentials ...
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Prevent owner to change permissions on network share

we have a Sun Storage Appliance (7110) with a SMB/CIFS share configured. It is joined to our Active Directory. What I am trying to accomplish is: ordinary Domain Users (builtin AD-group) should have ...
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SYSTEM user (Windows 2003) through network

We're trying to connect an email server with a NAS device. Email server runs over Windows 2003 Server and NAS device with Open-E. No "Active Directory", just shared folders with CIFS. In order to ...
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Apache UNC network path under Windows?

Ok, so I'm running apache on two Windows 7 boxes for use as a test environment. The idea is to keep all projects on a shared network path so I can access it with my desktop or notebook anytime. ...
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VB Scripting for counting the client connection

I want to Count the number of client connection connected to a shared folder using vbscript. I can use any service but not WMIservice.
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How does a network update its IP lookup when a PC switches between wired/wireless?

We have PC's that switch IP's when they go between wired and wireless access to our network. Unfortunately when a PC goes from wireless to wired, all the other computers on the network are not made ...
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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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Windows Server 2003 Services are stopping every 15-20 minutes

We have a new server installation that has a handful of services failing over and over. They include, but are not limited to, the following: Computer Browser Server Help and Support HID Input ...
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What is the best way to share a folder over the Internet using OSX 10.6 Server?

I have a new OSX Snow Leopard server and would like to be able to have other Macs mount drives from this server over the Internet. FTP is not good enough for sharing files because we want the files to ...
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Real time Sync between two folders on different servers

What is the best way to sync two folders completely in real time over two servers (Ubuntu) in same network? Do you think syncing folders is a better idea than having a shared folder? If a shared ...
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Windows XP to remote server 2008 R2 shares - awful response times

I have a network infrastructure of Windows XP clients (a mix of XP and 64-bit XP), that are accessing a network share on a Windows 2008 R2 server. Whenever users type the address of a folder into the ...
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Retrospect always returning non fatal error “can't read security information, error -1012”

I use Retrospect every day to backup to a LTO3 Tape. The Script in retrospect backs up a few folders both on the network and local HDD's. It backs up 2 network drives on 2 separate windows servers ...
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Access a Network drive from another user from CMD (windows)

I have written PostgreSQL backups scripts that backup all the databases to file. pgAgent.exe (a scheduling daemon) starts the BAT scripts under the local postgres user. The normal setup is to backup ...
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Is it possible to provide access to a domain resource to a non-domain user?

After a security review, I'm splitting the tiers of a Windows 2008 Server application that is currently on a single machine in the corporate domain. I want to move the IIS 7 Web UI to a new machine in ...
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Mapping Drive Error - System Error 1808

A vendor is attempting to map and preserve a network drive using nt authority/system; so it stays persistent when the interactive session of the server is lost. They were able to do this on one server ...
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veth, macvlan or maybe sth else?

I don't understand the modes of lxc network. I'd like to have 4 guests: apache1, apache2, database and frontdoor frontdoor is a squid which decides which apache should be used It works perfectly ...
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Can't access samba share over VPN

Samba share is on Ubuntu 8.04 Samba config is below: # Name mangling options ; preserve case = yes ; short preserve case = yes # Most people will find that this option gives better ...
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Question about iSCSI vs a simple network share

I'm trying to understand the difference between an iSCSI and a network share. So I've got a NAS device on the network. When i use a network share, the computer knows that the location is remote. ...
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Can SQL Server 2008 allow you to backup to a Mapped Network Drive?

My SQL Server 2008 R2 has a mapped network drive (called Y:/) which reconnects after a reboot (I just checked this). When I try to backup a Database (TASKS -> BACKUP). The network drive Y: is not ...
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Can't access shared drive when connecting over VPN

I can ping all network devices but it doesn't seem that DNS is resolving their hostnames. ipconfig/ all is showing that I am pointing to the correct dns server. I can "ping "dnsname"" and it will ...
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Unix samba accounts sync issue

I have installed samba-server, libpam-smbpass and smbclient on my ubuntu 10.04. And I have uncommented the following in my smb.conf file: security = user [homes] comment = Home Directories ...
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How to browse a drive on a different network?

We have 2 different network structures and need to browse and map a network share from other network. (I have a windows share that I can reach and map from my local network and want the same thing ...
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Allow domain users to access content of a server not on the domain

Hopefully I will explain this correctly... We have a LAN with a domain controller and a number of application and database servers but due to our limited internet connection (bonded ADSL :( ) As a ...
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How to log when a file is accessed on server share? Win Server 2008. Student needing help!

Hi All I am a student in a Information Technology Program and I need a little help. ISSUE CLIFF NOTES Have a few files in a share folder on a server that need logged when they are opened and by ...
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Windows 7 network path not found without trailing backslash

I've run into a bit of an odd issue, one of the netbooks we've been working on seems to be having an issue with network paths. The machine is running Windows 7 Starter. If I try to run the following: ...
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WebDAV and Windows 7 client

I've enabled apache dav module on my site and configured digest authentication for it. Now i'm trying to connect windows drive to it. Command follows: net use z: http://dav.mysite.com/Files ...
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Discover network drives users have manually mapped via remote script

I am trying to write a script that will pull computer names from a text file, then query the remote registrys for any subkeys under hkey_users\SID\network. Then translate the SIDs into the username ...
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How to enable authenticated access to Windows NFS shares from Solaris 5.10?

We're serving some NFS shares from a Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 machine, that are accessed by Solaris 5.10 clients. How do we configure authentication so that a certain group have write permission to ...
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Using DFS roots as shared folders

I am curious if I can use DFS roots as shared folders without using any DFS links. Some background: I like the idea of using DFS for name abstraction. By using domain-based namespaces, I can abstract ...
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Mac OS X Server 10.6.6 - Copying files to SMB share results in access denied

I've setup the server. Opendirectory LDAP is running. Created a group called ArchitectureOffice and i've got 4 accounts as members of that group. Created a folder on the Server HD under Shared Items, ...
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how-to deploy files to several nodes on network automatically?

need to push(deploy) few batch files to the machines on a network. All nodes are running Windows. The batch files contain some commands to initialize an env on each node. what ways can this be ...
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Stopping CSC with a GPO

I have network drives mapped to my users. If they lose network connection for any reason, it pulls up the client side cached version of it and lets the user work in that. Now some duplicate ...
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File and Folder Organization for IT Staff

We are working on a project that will require the creation of new file servers and a migration of countless years of legacy data. Part of that legacy data is this random collection of IT staff files ...
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How can be found slow connection reason to database on other computer in local network?

How can be found slow connection reason to database on other computer in local network? We have on our computers + Apache + MySql +Ubuntu. My computer connected to other local network computer. My ...
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Mapped network drives using GPO falsely showing disconnected

Network drives are mapped using GPO, however some of the drives are showing up as "Disconnected Network Drive X:" even though they are connected. The icon shows them as connected and if you click on ...
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Strange behaviour of Apache with network drive

Hii all, Am runnnig Apache web server in front of mongrel server and mapped a network drive on my system.In my application miongrel is doing file upload to network drive and apche is serving file from ...
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Why does touch fail on Windows-hosted CIFS mount in Linux?

We've mounted a CIFS share from a Windows Server 2008 R2 machine on an RHEL 4u6 box, as 'cifs' filesystem, with full permissions on both the Windows and Linux sides so that it is possible to write to ...
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Linking to network shares from Sharepoint pages

So the place I work decided to set up a Microsoft Sharepoint 2010 server for task management and I (as the lowly entry-level intern) have been tasked with "figuring it out." One thing that the end ...
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Share a windows file share between 2 networks

We have our main network windows domain, but we also have some standalone machines that aren't on our domain, we want to setup a separate network, 192.168.2.xxx for the standalone machines to use. We ...
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Intermittent connection to Windows 7 shared folder from Windows XP workstations

I maintain a small network for an accounting office. My client has a Windows 7 Professional server which is sharing Internet access and sharing a folder to 2 Windows 7 workstations and 2 Windows XP ...
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Cannot svn checkout on vboxsf mount (windows host - ubuntu guest)

I have my C:\Users\Mike\Projects directory registered for sharing in VirtualBox as "projects" (full access, permanent). In my Ubuntu 10.04 server VM, I am using the following mount command: sudo ...
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Unable to Share Data between Amazon EC2 Instances for Windows

I have two Amazon EC2 Instances running Windows Server 2003 and IIS 6.0. Both the instances are created in the same region and have the same Security Group. I enables icmp for all ports and connection ...
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Move a shared folder and keep the share

Is it possible to move a shared folder from one NTFS disk to another in Server 2008, and keep it shared? Or does the share point have to be recreated?
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amount (share) folder in Unix-AIX by using smitty?

how i can amount folder in unix-aix by using smitty command ???
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Is IIS caching DFS referrals under a different context to my local user account?

We're migrating the main media store for our website to a new server. I'm investigating using distributed file system (DFS) to do this, so that instead of replacing all the hard-coded references to ...