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 masked network directory with Active Directory & IIS7

Departments within our organization have file directories on our IIS7 2008 R2 server similar to \\apollo\marketing.oems, which are outward facing for clients. We would like to create masked ...
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Getting Windows 7 to run Scripts from Other Shares then NETLOGON

I have several Windows Server 2003 Environments I administer. These are separate disparate domains with their own structures and policies. I generalize as much as possible when I administer these ...
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Does Microsoft Virtual Machine Manager Support Storing VHDs on File Server Share?

I have a Hyper-V server running perfectly fine with the VHDs placed on a separate file server shared folder. Now when I install MS Virtual Machine Manager and add the host machine to VMM, it says ...
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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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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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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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Accessing Network Share from Machine

My coworker and I are attempting to setup a two node "cluster" in which each node needs to access a file on the first node. To make this simple (it's a dev environment), he created a network share in ...
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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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sshfs mounts from command line but not through fstab

I'm able to mount an sshfs network share from the command line (using Ubuntu 14.04), like this: sshfs server-name:/usr/local/things /home/myname/stuff but I can't make it persistent using fstab. ...
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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 connect networkshares through VPN (RRAS server only)

I have a Windows Server 2008 SP2 with these Roles installed: File server Network Policy and Access Server / Routing and Remote Access Network Policy and Access Server / NPS The VPN connection is ...
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Cannot Access file server via IP Address but it can be accessed by its hostname

i have shared a folder in windows server 2003. while accessing that server via \server-ip-address from another server (windows 2003) i am getting an error saying "You might not have permission to use ...
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Rename subfolder directories Windows 2008 R2

Just trying to work out a way to rename some sub folders and could do with some help. Basically, When our staff write documentation for a proposal, they create a folder with the project name. When ...
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Force mapped drive to ask for credential per log on session

On Windows Server, is there an option in Group Policy or otherwise, to map a network drive that asks for network credentials on each log on session? The reason I want to do this is that for some ...
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File Control Block architecture

Our site runs its main business application (delphi 5) from a network share, this caused quite a bit of chaos when we upgraded our terminal servers to 2008 R2 from 2003 as MS changed the architecture ...
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2003 server: how to mask a network drive as a local one to a backup software ?

A legacy backup software let me choose only local drives, not mapped network drive. I would like to backup the content of a shared folder on a remote computer. The backup server is a windows 2003 so I ...
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Windows 2008 R2 file share - any way to “lock it down” outside of a 3rd party app?

I have a 3rd party app that "makes a call" to write files to a file share on our network using the currently logged in credentials of the Windows domain user. Meaning the 3rd party app doesn't pass ...
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Accessing Sharepoint 2010 Intranet folder via UNC path

We have this Sharepoint 2010 site with a Document Library that needs to be accessed from a separate system. And this separate system connects to it via a UNC string, such as \intranet\site\folder. ...
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Slow shared folder refresh on windows 7

When I create a new folder in a shared folder under Windows Server 2012 sometimes i can not see new folder by windows 7 clients. Also with some refresh I still can not see new folders. After some ...
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how to copy move files in a remote server without downloading

CURRENT ESCENARIO: REMOTE Debian VPS in an untrusted datacenter (i.e. a third party hosting provider) serving files to the Office through internet. LOCAL Office with 4 Ubuntu, Mint and Debian ...
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How many Gluster Volumes is allowed in single server

I have created one Gluster Volume sudo gluster volume create devshare transport tcp server1:/mnt/test GFS1 in server1 and able to mount the share on server2 sudo mount -t glusterfs ...
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PHP access cifs share

I need to move files through windows shares by php pages. In a linux context I will use samba client to mount the share to a local path, however i can not understand how to do this in a windows ...
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Folder rights doesn't work on group, but does on user

I've got this share where I want to restrict access to two folders so that only members of a group can get access to them. I've done this countless of times, but this time there's something odd going ...
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Remote Desktop or locally installed app

I have two working points at 5 km distances. All the servers are in point A. The connection between this point is made via radio link ( 20 -30 Mbps ). In such cases from network bandwith, can you ...
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Windows Server 2008 R2 takes a looong time to access file shares

I have two shared drives that travel with me when I log into remote servers. I find that Windows Serve 2008 R2 hosts have a hard time accessing them quickly. Doing a "p:" (to change to the shared ...
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Can't access shares after installing SP1 for Server 2008

Just finished installing SP1 for Server 2008 R2, all went fine other than i can't access any shares using a UNC. When using \server from clients or on the server i get the following message; Windows ...
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XenServer 5.6.0 / XenCenter not allowing SR to Windows 7 share on Domain Controller for ISO's

I'm unable to get an SR made using command prompt or using XenCenter's interface dialogs. Here is the command I'm issuing: xe-mount-iso-sr //<mycomputer.domain.controller>/iso_share -o ...
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Windows shared folder access issue

I have a file server. It has user Jes with full administrative privileges. Server has shared readonly folder "publish". Everyone can read from it. User Jes can do with it everything. Password ...
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WDS - Access to network share via local user

When installing Windows 7 using WDS, a local user account is used during the set up after the main image of Win7 is installed. And I've got this application that lies on the network and not the ...
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SBS2011 Standard Shares not showing up to date shared files for Server 2008 on same network

I have a SBS2011 Standard server with a number of files shares in place. On my Server 2008 R2 database server, I am connecting to \SBS2011-Server\IT\Installers\SomeFolder. I can see two files in that ...
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Sharing EFS encrypted

I have standalone, nodomain server. EFS is used on this server for one folder. How to share the encrypted folder? Users on the server are created locally. I tried to export the owner folder ...
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Why does Public Folder share prompt for password even after I set “Turn off password protected sharing”

I have a fileserver on a WORKGROUP. I have turned on public folder sharing, file and printing sharing and set password protected sharing to off. When I try to share a subfolder of the public folder ...
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AFP / Apple Filling Protocol aka Netatalk access over Internet

I got a simple cloud server and thought it would be nice to have mac native afp Volumes accesss. Installed Netatalk and this seems to work pretty nice. No sensitive data or something but I don't ...
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Symbolic linking of client (Mac) directory to server (Linux) directory

How can I link a directory on a Mac to a remote directory on a Linux server? The Linux server has Samba and SSH available, and I can add other services if necessary
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Event Logs for Remote Share BruteForce

This command is used to access remote shares. net use \10.31.247.2\share /user:admin password Is there any way to detect(EventLogs/other tools) if someone is trying to BruteForce into a remote ...
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Is there a GPO for prompting login for accessing network resources?

I get the error message that I don't have the right privileges to access the network resource (and that is correct) when I want to access my network share from a workstation (Windows 7) in the domain. ...
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Mount a remote Linux hard drive as another Windows 7 partition during boot?

I would like to mount a hard drive on a remote computer (running on CentOS 6) as a Windows drive so that I can install programs to that drive. The primary hard drive for my Windows machine (which is ...
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Windows 7 + OSX 10.7 Server: all files created by Windows users have permissions -rwx------

Here's my setup: I have one Mac Mini Server running OSX 10.7 Server set up as my network's primary file server. (I just finished installing it yesterday afternoon.) It shares files to 10 or so ...
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application trying to use net.exe to map shared folder on different domain

I am a c# developer running in to issues with a program of mine that tries to transfer files on to a shared folder on a computer which is on a different domain. i.e my windows service sits on domain ...
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how can I give my users R/W and Create access but not Move/Delete?

I have a lot of network shared folders that everyone on the domain has access to through a group. They have "Contributor" permission level. We have a windows server domain. I have issues quite ...
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Most easyest way of giving remote access with one account to several fodlers, under linux

We have a new employee, who is not an expert in ssh, but he is a sitebuilder, so we need a proper and secure way to give him REMOTE access to several directories. Is there a secure, easy and ...
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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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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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Network delays accessing home drive on Windows Vista/7 cause programs to take forever to launch

Our network has Windows Server 2003 (not R2) and Windows Server 2008 R2 domain controllers at this time. We have our home directories mapped to domain DFS shares from a 2003 machine (redundant root ...
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Windows Server 2003 File Share Disconnect

I have a Windows 2003 Standard Edition Server with three file shares. At random times during the day the shared network drives stop responding and the users complain of programs hanging that have ...
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Microsoft Server 2003 Explorer shows duplicate local shares

I am new here and I could really use some advice please. I am having a problem with our file server. When I try to browse the shared folders using explorer, several of the shared folders all appear ...
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Addition of an Extra link to an existing link

I would like to know how to configure a extra link to my Mikrotik Routern or Cisco 3800 series router.In my office our bandwidth is 1mb, which is insufficient.But an extra 4mb was made available to us ...
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Slight network lag on Small Business Server 2008 R2

I recently upgraded a network from a SBS 2003 server to a SBS 2008 R2 Server. Both I and users have noticed a slight delay in network applications and browsing network drives on the new server. It is ...
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Windows Vista/7 dropping Mac Server share points

My Windows Vista and Windows 7 clients are having problems maintaining access to SMB shares on a Mac server. The initial connection to the server appears to be OK, as the Windows clients can see all ...
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Mapped drives on VPN disconnect and only reconnect after reboot

We have a satellite office connected via a VPN (setup on a Juniper firewall). While most users have no trouble, some users will randomly loose the ability to access shares at the primary location. ...