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 “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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Reading files on network share from a Windows service (app over tomcat as service)

I have a webapp over tomcat6, which is installed as a service in a WinServer (2008 or 2003r2, don't know for sure, people haven't let me put a hand over it so far). The Tomcat service runs with a ...
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Windows 7 “Home Group” on a work PC with only one NIC

I am a Domain Admin and am trying to support BYOD with computers that will also be domain connected. The problem is that once I domain join a PC, the "zone" changes to "domain", while Homegroups ...
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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 it'...
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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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Authentication failure unless the user account is locked in AD

Have you ever seen authentication failure happening consistently, unless the offending user account is locked in AD? I am entering my credentials to access a network share that I have authorisation ...
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XP Clients can't copy to networkshare

i have a windows 2003 domain where i have strange problem. One of our file shares is on a 2003r2 domain controller, xp clients trying to copy files on the share are always getting the error ...
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Network behavior of slow Windows shared storage

I have got on my hands 3 Windows XP file servers (their sole purpose is their SMB share) running on a office with about 50 users. The workload is only office usage: they use it to store and share ...
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SVN server with reporitory in network folder

I want to configure SVN server in windows with the network repository path. When I changed the SVN parent path to a network path it does not work. I have Collabnet SVN server running in Machine1 and ...
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Some subfolders on NTFS share randomly disappear and then reappear

As the title suggest, One user has reported that most subfolders of a NTFS share keep disappearing and then reappearing randomly. The share has 7 folders however 6 of them keep disappearing randomly. ...
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Apache serving content via smb

So basically, I want to host a network smb share on my Redhat 6.2 Apache httpd server. My basic configuration is outlined below, however, I keep getting errors. So my basic configuration /mnt/...
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Using network drive as alias in Apache 2.2 is not working

OS is Windows 7 Appache is installed in "C:\AppServ\Apache2.2" In httpd.conf for documentroot DocumentRoot "C:/Program Files (x86)/myweb" for alias: alias /link/ "\\xxx.xx.xx.xx/myfolder/logs"...
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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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Intermittent Permission Denied error when opening files from a SAMBA mount

As mentioned above, when I attempt to open files over a SAMBA mount, sometimes it works fine and vi opens the file up, but other times vi opens up and I get an error like this: "Windows/Custom2d.txt" ...
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File Lock on Windows Server

I have a shared excel file stored on a server that continually results in "This file is locked by "another user". Do you want to open as read-only?". This is on a Windows 2003 R2 Server and has had ...
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Access a share on a server using another servername

We've recently moved to a new office, and merged our network with a bigger one (Trust between our domains), and now we are using the storage box of the bigger network. This poses a problem for me: My ...
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Windows 2K8 R2 in AD environment not allowing SMB connections

I've got 2 Windows2k8R2 VMs. One is the domain controller, the other one is a TS server. Both have network discovery and file sharing enabled. Currently the TS server is not allowing any SMB ...
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Why is DFS Replication consuming so many resources when there are no replication groups?

I manage a few Windows 2012 servers, which, between them all, host millions of small files. I have DFS namespaces set up and tried to get DFS replication working as well. DFS replication didn't seem ...
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Can I create root level shares from AD User Accounts?

Given a file structure for User accounts of \\file-server\students\grad-year\user-home-folder, is it possible to create shares of \\file-server\user-name? I have a Mac/Windows mixed environment. The ...
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Mssql Server looses connection to domain; cannot access any shares until reboot

Server is Windows 2008R2. MSSQl Server 2008 is installed. 4 Broadcom Network Cards (3 active, 1 standbye) We had two time the same issue: Suddenly we cannot access any network shares on other ...
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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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What are the most common reasons for NFS auto mounts to fail?

Of course I need to solve a particular problem, but I'm hoping some more general answers on "how to troubleshoot automounting nfs" come up that will help more people with similar symptoms. We've got ...
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smb share takes forever to connect to from Mac OS X 10.7-8

Ive got a dozen users and half of them take forever to connect to the smb share coming from a windows server 2008 r 2 standard server. Some users instantly connect with no issue. These Mac OS X ...
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DFS-R (2008 and R2) 2 node server cluster, all file writes end in conflictAndDeleted

Both servers in a 2 server cluster are reporting event 4412 20,000 times per day. If I sit in the conflictAndDetected folder I can observe files appearing and disappearing. Users report that their ...
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osx fstab mounting windows share with wrong osx user

My fstab on the osx server is as follows: 192.168.9.99:/TST /Users/HMTS01/BACKUP cifs automated,username=TEST,password=TEST,uid=hmts01,gid=staff,file_mode=0700,dir_mode=0700 0 0 The windows share (...
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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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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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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 shares on a workgroup from a domain

hopefully someone can help me out here (I've searched, but have come up empty so far). My client PC (Win7) is a member of a large domain. I have a separate workgroup of 4 computers, one of which is ...
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Computers not showing up in each other's workgroup browser

I have set up a VPN network between my Windows 7 home computer and my remote Windows Server 2003. This all works fine, the computers can ping each other and I can also access the server's smb shares ...
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Can ping but not connect to Samba

I have installed Samba on my machine (192.168.178.50) and altered /etc/samba/smb.conf to add a share: [vs] comment = Visual Studio path = /home/mrt/Dokumente/vs/ browseable = yes read only = no ...
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Is it possible to block shares on a Terminal Server Session?

So i have the following issue. I want to have a very restricted Terminal Server in a domain where a user can log on using RDP and only view certain files (on local TS drive). Its very important that ...
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Sharing a Windows network share via another server

Here is what I am trying to achieve: Server A -------> Server B\Share ------> Server C\Share I would like to share a Windows network share exposed on server C by creating a "bridge" Windows ...
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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 rw,nounix,...
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Network services abruptly stop working on win server 2k8

One of our windows servers has started acting up. All network services from roles on the server just stop working all of a sudden, untill the server is restarted. the issue occurs every other week or ...
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Error: “ chgrp invalid group 'domain users' ” when setting up shares

I'm following this tutorial: Samba Shares with Active Directory Login on Ubuntu 12.04, and when I enter the command: chgrp -R "Domain Users" /sharing/ , I get " chgrp invalid group 'domain users' ". ...
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Notepad++ cant modify any file from Samba Share folder

I have created Samba Share in Centos 7. I usually access the files from the share and modifies in Notepad ++. Suddenly all files cant be able to save in the same location. When i tried to save the ...
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Point to point connection not using full bandwith

Here's my network: [A]<------20 Mbit point to point ---------->[B]<-------20 Mbit point to point-------------->[C] At [A] there's a switch, at [C] there's another switch, while at [B] there's ...
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Why is server share selectively non-writeable?

A Win2008R2 server ServS which serves a network share tools with share permissions Everyone/Read and appuser/Modify. On another Win2008R2 server ServApp, I open an rdp session with myaccount. I open ...
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Proper set up shared folders for users

First I would like to say thanks for helping, and I have huge problem with proper set up permission for shared folders. I have Windows 7 x64 ent. - name: backupfb - added to domain with shared ...
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Server 2008 R2 .Net 4 Programs running from Network share won't work

we have several .Net Apps stored on a Network share on our old Server (Windows Server 2003). These Apps get called by Windows 7 32bit Clients and work perfectly fine. We recently wanted to upgrade ...
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Shared resource permission management (minimum required permission)

I want to grant a "tech" group access for managing the shared resources. Problem: The sharing tab is not shown to them. Moreover they can not even access the shared folder list via management console....
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VM is unable to access file share on Hyper-V 2012 Host

This problem just started recently. I have a number of VMs (2008 R2) on a 2012 Hyper-V host but not all are effected in the same manner. The VMs are identical and no changes were made to either the VM ...
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Windows Server 2012 R2 Unable to Access File Share

I have a newly installed Server 2012 R2, Physical Host. Joined to the Domain. When I try to access a file share on a different (older, not sure how old but it might be 2008 R2) DFS File share I get ...
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Access to network share folder works in VDI, but not on desktops

I have two separate environments running in our lab computing spaces. We are phasing over to VDI. There are some weird differences going on in each environment, and I believe that the problem is ...
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Client machine cannot access network shares

I have a single network running SBS 2003. One single XP SP3 machine cannot... will not... access network shares by the share name. You put \\ShareName into the run box, and it kicks back with "The ...
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Printer shows server offline error for only some computers

I'm having trouble with an HP LJ 1022n printer. The connection is as follows: Printer connected via usb to desktop (shared options set, discoverability, etc) Desktop connected to switch and set up ...
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Server 2003 can not see xp machines on network

I am tesing a few things and one of the things I need to get passed is this problem i`m scartching my head on. I have server 2003 being used as a terminal server but we are getting rid of that and ...
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Change reported Windows share filesystem

Is it possible to change the reported filesystem of a share from a Windows server? For example, on Linux I can change the smb.conf to have fstype = NTFS or fstype = Samba Can this be achieved ...