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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slow shared folder file append operations (VBox/VMware/CIFS)

The next problem occurs in both Vbox and VMplayer. I am having windows 10 as HOST, and debian 8 as guest. I am developing in both PHP and nodeJs, my plan is to use HOST windows 10 as development ...
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Periodic Share Access Fails

We have a file server running Windows Server 2012 R2. It also hosts various VMs. The server has 2 NIC cards set up in a Team (Switch Independent, Dynamic, None) setup. And the Hyper-V vEthernet runs ...
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Map network drive what authentication twice

I created a share folder on windows server 2012 and added a user for full permission on the share: Then, when I try to map the drive the authentication appears twice. The first authentication ...
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Windows Server 2008 R2 can't connect to shares using FQHN or IP - System Error 64

I have a server that can't connect to shares using FQHN or IP. I can ping other servers by IP and FQHN. I have rebooted the server and still no luck. The error is: System error 64 has occurred. ...
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Microsoft native FTP server, network drive as path, 530 cannot find path specified

I have setup FTP server in Windows 7, it is working normally with a local hard drive as the root path for the ftp server. I have a network drive mapped at W: and I want to use this as the root path so ...
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Recommended way to host files from shared virtual directory

I got a problem with files sharing from IIS. I have a shared folder in network (UNC path) and I would like to host it from IIS to serve it's files in ASP.NET application. Also, I want to use Windows ...
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deny access to file servers and PCs on a domain - guest user

We have 70+ PCs and servers, users access files by accessing the servers from their PCs. Is it possible to deny access to all PCs and servers on a network for a guest user (he should only have ...
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Mount cloud storage as network drive for iis site virtual directory

I have a rackspace hosted server that I'd like to "add" more storage to. Rather then pay for an additional drive to be physically added to my server I'd like to consider leveraging cheaper cloud ...
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How do I share folders in dovecot?

I am migrating from courier. Migration worked well so far, I can access my maildirs with roundcube, with quota and sieve filters fully functionnal. Now I need to enable maildir sharing and can't ...
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Why is the size of used space of a share different from the used space of a network drive targeting to that share?

We have a share that shows 350GB (376.544.187.272 Bytes) as used. If I mount that Share as a network drive it shows me 304 GB (326.777.810.944 Bytes) as used. The underlying NetApp Volume shows me ...
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courier-imap w mysql : share a folder between 2 virtual users on debian

I have a working courier-imap server on my Debian Etch private server ; users are virtual, authentificatin goes through mysql. It's been working good for years. I would like to share an imap folder ...
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3 different folder share permission

Short and simple, There's a document in PC A that I want to share,I want PC B to be able to read/write,PC C only read,while PC D has no access at all.Sounds impossible but if there's a way please show ...
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Mount a Windows share on Linux boot without storing the password

Is there a way to do this? Most examples store the credentials in an external file to fstab e.g. - fstab: \\server\share /media/windowsmount cifs credentials=/root/secret.txt,_netdev,uid=root,gid=...
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Client connection to file server is not freed

My employer's application is using shared resources on windows file and share. We are encountering problems with freeing files after the application is closed. When handles to shared files is closed, ...
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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="" reloadable="...
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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: 2.2.2....
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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 SERVER1-...
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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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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 individual'...
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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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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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Force windows to prompt authentication to shared folder/disable “remember my credentials”

Is there a way to force windows to prompt for credentials to a shared folder? We are in a domain environment with 50+ PCs. What I need is to have a shared folder on our server that has specific user ...
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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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The account “Everyone” could not be mapped to a SID

I have a script that enables sharing on a folder an sets the sharing permissions. The script works fine with one exception which is the most important one if you wanna generate a HomeUse-Directory. I ...
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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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Database File In Drop Box Shared Folder

Can a software database file be saved and kept in a shared folder like drop box and be accessed and used (whether simultaneously or not) from more than one computers? A quickbooks database file is an ...
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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 ...