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 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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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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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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Migrating & consolidating file shares to new server vm

An interesting little puzzle for you guys & gals: My organization has 3 companies, each with their own separate hardware server and file storage, that we're looking to consolidate into our vm ...
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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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Copy files from PC to Server without PC serving as middleman?

When I copy files from a PC to a server using admin share, it seems that it first copies the files to my PC then to the server? For example I copy using \computer\C$\file.pdf, copy it to ...
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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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Windows NFS client keeps writing read-only with on NFS server with squash_all

We have a Debian 8 with an NFS server exported with "/client-share *(rw,sync,no_subtree_check,all_squash,anonuid=1000,anongid=1000)" that works just fine when transferring files from a Windows ...
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Mount NFS Share Windows Server 2012

I'm trying to mount an NFS share setup on my Synology Server to my Windows Server 2012 server. Here's what I've tried: net use Z: \[ip address][share folder] /user:xxxxx [password]' mount ...
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Network drive wont appear or allow anyone to use it

I have a Windows 2008 R2 server that has a drive in it called X: that I would like to use as a drive that everyone can access. However, I can't seem to get it to appear on anyone's computer. I can ...
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Netatalk — should every client connect through a separate account?

I have an Ubuntu 14.04 server running Netatalk 3.1.7. It's serving files to 3-4 other computers running a mixture of OSX Yosemite and Windows 7 (the latter connects via Samba rather than Netatalk). ...
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Domain shared folder with user restricted subfolders

I have a domain running on a virtual windows server 2012 R2. Another virtual servers hosts our file server. To that end I need a shared folder accessible by all domain users. No problem there. However ...
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Unable to schedule task to copy across network

I remote access into a server running windows 2008 with my login from active directory. I wrote a BAT file to copy from a different sharefolder to backup files to this server. Running the BAT file ...
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Group policy to disable auto-disconnect

Several drives mapped via GPO keep on disconnecting. After some googeling I found the feature (more like a bug in my network...) that auto-disconnects active shares after 15 minutes. I realize that ...
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Robocopy - Share to Share copy over network - Files did not end up in the expected location

A client of mine recently got a new Windows 2012 server to replace an old Windows XP Professional computer we were using as a file server. Everything appeared to be copying fine, I stored a log file ...
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List mapped zombie drives in powershell

I'm writing a little powershell script for some basic logs that have to be generated. Right now I'm stuck with logging mapped network drives: $colDrives = Get-WmiObject Win32_MappedLogicalDisk ...
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EFS - how to disallow encrypted files on network share?

I have two servers, both on domain, both Windows Server 2008 R2, to my eye almost identically configured. Server1 allows to copy encrypted files to his network shares, Server2 gives error when trying ...
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How to find out file path of file on a network share drive?

I am using a small .NET application which integrates a file into another application, however, I keep getting the following error in EventViewer (part of the .NET application): "The specified path, ...
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Auto-authenticate to a domain network share

Hoping one of you can help me out with a network share issue I'm having. I have a domain and three servers and NAS on it. The NAS has a network share that is password protected and uses Active ...
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Tomcat cant access network drives on Windows

I have Tomcat 8 installed as a service on Windows Server 2012. The problem is that Tomcat can't access network drives. The tomcat manager shows that it is logged on as Local System Account. I've ...
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Image Sharing File Server on Windows Storage Spaces.

I am working on Windows Storage Spaces File server, but I ran into this strange situation when transfer to client systems is aroung 300kb/s. There are two SS servers on the network - the other one is ...
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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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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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Files copied to the server locally don't show up in share

I have a 2008 Remote Desktop server that was recently hit with Cryptolocker. The server itself was never infected, but rather a workstation with a mapped network drive to it. The infection was ...
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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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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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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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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 ...