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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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 ...
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Windows Network Browsing Across Subnets, without AD

Of the 40+ desktop machines we have, about 5 are Windows 7 boxes, the rest Fedora. So we aren't running AD, and we don't want to. We do have Samba deployed (on a CentOS box), configured as a WINS ...
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Tutorials for making ISA and Cache Servers?

i am looking to create a LAN network i want to make an ISA and cache server for better performance and security i am looking easy to understand and complete tutorials, help required and also ...
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Why does my SharePoint 2010 backup fail when backed up to a network share?

I'm using SharePoint's built-in backup. All goes well but I get this kind of error: Object Search Service Application Dev failed in event OnBackup. For more information, see the spbackup.log or ...
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How to disable shared folders passowrd prompt on window & Linux

I'm using windows xp, vista, server 2008 R2, ubuntu-linux 9.10, 9.04, 8.10 desktop editions. I shared some folders/directories in windows and in ubuntu machines. Normally for the first time it's ...
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Windows 7 logon script net use fails

Our network PCs currently consists of Windows XP Professional on a mixed 2008/2003 domain, with exception to one machine, which is a new Windows 7 PC we have bought for testing before we deploy the ...
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permanent NAS-mount in Ubuntu - wrong fs type, bad option, bad superblock

My network drive shows up in the file browser, just like my external usb-harddrive. Moving, running and editing files works. Hovering over it shows smb://lacie-2big/nasdisk . BUT, when I want to save ...
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How to connect two subnet with Windows Server?

I have some work to do in a small office. This office has two separate Internet connections. One is a kind of DSL line and connected through the Internet sharing router (DHCP). One is a leased line ...
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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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Auto update changeset hook fails with status -1 [closed]

I am using Mercurial SCM over a LAN using a normal shared folder instead of HTTP. I'm having a problem getting the auto update hook to run. I have entered this hook as detailed in the FAQ. This ...
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Accessing subfolders of a windows share from linux

at my work they have a funny setup: my home folder is a subfolder to a share, as such: \\server\share\subfolder Now I have full permissions to the subfolder, but no permissions to share. From ...
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How do i map network drive with User Credentials

I would like to know how do i map a network drive with user Credentials and is it possible to map network drive with local system account ??
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Samba with Active Directory - shares are readonly, NT_STATUS_MEDIA_WRITE_PROTECTED

I've set a samba server that seems to work, all shares are seemingly exported as readonly, however. The machine is called "lx". When I'm on lx I can run the following command: froh@lx:~$ smbclient ...
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How do I remove login credentials for a network location in Win7?

I just tried to access a folder like so: \\somecomputeronmynetwork\somelocation$ When going to this location I'm prompted for a user name and password. I put one in, and it let me in fine. Now I ...
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Sharing a TueCrypted external hard drive over a windows LAN

As the title says. The drive is encrypted with truecrypt so every time it gets mounted I have to explicitly share it from the host machine. This is inconvenient because windows has to scan the ...
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Copy Files from Network Drive in Windows 2008 Server

I have a job to copy files from a network drive to my local Windows 2008 server box. For most files the job works fine; however, for a specific job, I constantly get failure. It seems related to the ...
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Cannot mount a CIFS network share on Ubuntu

I am trying to connect to Windows Server 2008 network share on Ubuntu, but for some reason it is not working. I have the following entries in my fstab: //server/foo /mnt/foo cifs ...
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Batch access to NetBIOS locations / associated script

I'm trying to write a batch file to Access \sharelocation\folder\file Compare that file to c:\folder\file If the files are the same, run the local file. If the files are different, replace the local ...