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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how to get the full path of a of an open file

I have script that runs on a Windows server to perform operations on certain files. The script often fails because various users (even myself) have open file shares on the server that they've ...
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Server mysteriously stopped allowing access via shares

We have a single standalone 2008 R2 server, running on ESXi 5.5, that provides file shares to clients. Last night it mysteriously stopped allowing inbound share access. I'm assuming it was ...
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Access network share without mapping drive letter (PowerShell)

I want to access a remote SMB network share \\SHARE-HOST\ without mapping a drive letter. I can manually do it in windows by typing \\SHARE-HOST\Share_folder\ in explorer. If I want to do it ...
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Shortcut on client to remote server

My setup details; Remote Server 2012 R2 Satndard - IP 1.2.3.4 Client PCs Win7 I would like to create a shortcut on (multiple) client PC's that points to an .exe file on a remote server. For ...
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How to prevent non-domain computers from accessing the domain share resources?

My company is using Windows Server 2008 R2 for domain controller and file sharing, and all client computers have Windows 7 Professional installed. Some of the client computers are added to the domain, ...
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Unable to Write to C: (system drive) from a network resource on Windows 8.1

I have a problem with copying from a network drive to the root of the C drive or to "program files(x64)" or to directly under "\Users" directly from the network. Here's the error I'm getting: "X:\ is ...
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Client are promptes to enter carentiels each time they want to open a network share [duplicate]

I have sadly disabled Routing and Remote Access, and since then all users are asked to enter login and password each time they want to open a network share. Could anyone advise me on what to do to ...
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Samba AD - Member server necessary?

For a small windows network (5 users with their own machines) I set up an AD DC using Samba 4 on Arch Linux on a HP Microserver. Those users have files they will need to access from a central ...
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List all groups or users in directories recursively

Context Windows 2008 R2 infrastructure. We manage network share permissions by AD security groups and put user objects in those groups. Objective I want to see what security groups are currently ...
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Netatalk (AFP) user in both rolist and rwlist

I'm currently configuring a AFP server that's running OD, AFP, SMB etc. My problem is that I got a few shares that ALL needs to have read only on and a few people in a specific group needs to have ...
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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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How can I provide services to an internal air-gapped extranet

Background - "Extranet" We have about a dozen users that are on what I would call an Extranet. It is an air-gapped LAN that is physically in the same location as our primary LAN. We share the ...
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Windows server share read-only from network and write locally

Question: How do I Deny Change without Denying Read on Windows File Share Permissions? Details: I have a Windows 2012 R2 server. I would like to create a file share that is read-only to a group ...
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Prompt for credentials when accessing administrative share over network

I have an administrative share on a server called install$ (\server\install$). This share should be accessable only for administrators and helpdesk users since it contains installers from different ...
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How do I make Windows 7 treat a VPN connection to a subnet look like a non-“public” network?

I'm torturing myself with the task of trying to get an OpenVPN connection to a work subnet working under Windows 7. After some travail I've gotten the OpenVPN client to work and properly connect. ...
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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 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. ...
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Can't connect to Azure File Storage using “net use” command - System error 2148073478

After the update of Azure File storage sept. 28/29 2015 I am no longer able to connect to my Azure File Storage, from my Azure Windows Server 2012R2 virtual machine. I try to connect and map the File ...
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How Do I Limit the Number of Simultaneous Connections to a Network Share?

Is there some mechanism to actively refuse connections to a network share in a Windows domain environment by using some predefined conditions on the server that hosts the share (if possible)? Let's ...
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Is there any default time-out for file locks on Windows network shares?

Sometimes it happens that I want to rename/delete a file on a network share, but Windows tells me that the file is currently in use, even if I know that nobody else is accessing that file. After ...
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Network drive map through GPO not working on Windows 2012 (Neither via logon script nor drive maps)

Although I thought this would be easy I am unable to automatically connect to a network drive via GPO. I tried through a batch file on (User Configuration / Policies / Windows Settings / Script / ...
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Disable saving network credentials Windows 8

We're having 3 Workstations running Windows 8 with network access to our internal LAN. They're not member of the domain to ensure access control. When a user now tries to access a network share, he is ...
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How to configure SAMBA file server to be a windows look-alike?

I'm using an openfiler appliance in an Active Directory (W2k8R2 DC) environment. I would like to make my shares as quite as possible look like windows shares for my users. Most things work well but ...
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What would cause a single protocol to function at 1Gbps over a 10Gbps connection?

Our AFP server is now capping out at 1Gbps over our 10Gbps fiber connection. And only in the client<-server direction (client reading from it). This is a new occurrence. For years now the clients ...
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Optimal mount options for Windows Server 2012 R2

The Problem I have a directory that is shared by a Windows Server 2012 R2. Some Linux clients (Ubuntu 14.04) mount this share via /etc/fstab: //10.1.1.1/MyShare /mnt/myshare cifs ...
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Accessing share with ACLs using groups instead of explicitly granting user names not working?

I've setup a share on a windows server. \ServerName\ShareName. I've granted permissions for the share to "X Department". I also have an ACL for that "D:\FS\Sharename" folder granting "X Department" ...
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Linux secure file sharing without ssh login access

I'm looking for a way to make a directory on a linux system available for reading to other linux and windows clients. The share must require some authentication from the client and the passwords and ...
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Windows fileshare issue over VPN, cannot open/copy certain files. Networking issue?

Updated: Narrowed in on issue and rephrased question. I have two users who recently (last week or so) started having problems working on files on a network drive. Specifically opening, or copying the ...
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How do I unlock a file on a Windows Server 2012 file cluster

We have a "Continuous Availability"-enabled fileshare on a Windows Server 2012 cluster. A config file used by our web application, application.config has been corrupted somehow and is now zero-bytes, ...
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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)
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Unable to browse Win7 x64 shares

I have a single Windows 7 x64 machine that has shares running on it that I'm trying to access on the LAN. The IP of the Win7 box is on the same /24 subnet as the computers that need to access it. ...
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Can't reach network share

Masters, We have a weird problem, and i have no more hair..need ideas... Structure: Company-1 So we have two Windows 2012 server. - Server A is the DC - Server B is hold some share. ...
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Term for a _____ of servers whose network shares are distinct from another _____ of servers [closed]

I'm looking for a term for use in documentation, and felt that SF users would have the more experienced set of terminologies compared to other sites. At work there are development servers in the ...
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Windows Server delete files in folder but no permision to delete folder itself

We have a problem, with permissions on shared folder for out employees. We have folder lets say Main, with multiple projects (files and folder inside), constantly added and removed. The problem is ...
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Windows 7 Pro can't connect to Windows 2000 Pro Workstation

I recently put two new Windows 7 Professional machines into a dated network environment. The server is running Windows 2000 Professional (Workstation, not server) and I can't get the Windows 7 ...
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Allow clients to run a server-installed program without being prompted by UAC

I'm trying to allow clients to run a program that's installed on our server. I've made a share of the complete installation folder and shared this with all users in our domain. However, when a user ...
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Samba public share - Windows keeps asking for password

I can't figure out how to properly configure these Samba shares. Really I can't understand what's wrong. I read many many articles here, on AskUbuntu forum, on LinuxQuestions and other forums and ...
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Effective permissions for a shared mklink to a non-shared folder and subfolders

What are the effective permissions if you share a symlink but not the folder it points to? From what I can see, there are 3 sets of permissions: 1) the target folder permissions 2) the symlink ...
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Call to pythons os.getcwd returning odd results on Lustre filesystem

I don't really know if this question should be on Server Fault or Stack Oveflow, but I thought I'd try here first. I have a python application that makes quite a lot of calls to os file system calls ...
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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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Is there a way to not show the user the size and available space of a mapped Windows Fileshare? [duplicate]

Is it possible to not show the user the disk size and available space on their mapped fileshares? I would like to not display "132GB free of 145GB" if possible. Server 2012 Windows 7
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Symbolic or hard link to UNC path: logon failure

I have a Synology NAS that exports a backup directory that I wish to access locally in a folder. I had this working before with a previous Synology NAS but I don't remember how I did it. So I open ...
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Connect to encrypted Windows 2012 samba share on Linux

I have a Windows 2012 samba share set up. When I right click on the share, go to properties, then settings, I have the box checked marked "Encrypt data access" When this box is checked, I cannot ...
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How to grant permissions for a member of two groups that have different permissions in windows?

I have a windows 2008 server with file server role. Multiple shared folders are there, one for each group, so that each group has access to its own folder, but is denied access to other shared ...
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Ubuntu server domain controller samba transfer speeds

I have an Ubuntu server running at home that is acting as a domain controller for my home network. It is configured as the primary DNS server as well. I have a RAID 1 array mounted (software RAID) as ...
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Git fatal: unable to write new_index file

We are a web development company that is transitioning to Git. Eventually we intend to run it fully locally but at the moment we have development websites hosted on a Linux server, which is also ...
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Encrypted network share for multiple users

I have the following scenario: 100GB of data 5 users should be mounted on two different servers the servers are all running Ubuntu users are accessing/writing to it at the same time (not the same ...
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NFS share not connecting over ssh tunnel on Mac OsX, it works on all other devices

I've been searching for a while now to try and find a solution but I finally gave up. I have a ubuntu server running an nfs share. I set it up so that you have to connect to it using ssh. which is ...
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Samba restart vs mount.cifs

My question is more about ensuring rather than an exact problem. I have a samba server (4.1) and I have a Linux client, which connects using this mount command: mount.cifs $SHARE $DIR -o ...
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Connection from application on network share fails

EDIT: I tested some more...If I copy nslookup from the Windows directory to my mapped network drive, it cant' resolve hostnames: H:\nslookup dbserver (null) UnKnown Address: 192.168.0.195 If I ...