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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Adobe Media Server Network Location for HTTP Streaming

Running Adobe Media Server 4.5 on Windows Server 2008. I have a mapped network drive (Amazon S3 connected via Webdrive) where all my videos are stored. Using a UNC path, I can successfully stream via ...
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Changing the Permissions on a Windows Share Remotely?

I read about the Net Share command a lot of places. It appears to have the ability to stop a remote share from being shared using the /DELETE argument, and it also appears to be able to add users to ...
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Implications of changing offline files settings on a network share

I have a windows network share that is currently set to allow windows clients to specify what is available offline. We want to change the option to all no files/programs to be available offline. ...
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Access Windows Server Essentials 2012 network share with computer not on the doman

I have a server running Windows Server 2012, Essentials. I am having trouble connecting my Mac to the domain through the Mac connector. I was wondering if it's possible to share a folder on the ...
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Renaming files over a share on FreeNAS

I've just finished spinning up a FreeNAS install for various install ISOs, tools, etc for our team. The box is a small HP microserver with 500 gig of disk total, set up in a RAID-Z ZFS pool. I've ...
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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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Howt to grant network access to Network Service account?

We have ServerA and MachineA in WORKGROUP, MachineB and other machines in the same domain, all the machines can be connected to others. Now we want to add scheduled tasks on MachineA, MachineB and ...
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ricoh c2051 printer not scanning to network share on linux

I have a ricoh c2051. I am trying to scan to network folder which is being shared by samba on centos. I can scan to it using xerox. The error message I receive on ricoh is #[smb ...
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Shared file's session not closed by Adobe Acrobat on Windows 7

I have a Windows Server 2012 share and a Windows 7 client. When this client open a PDF with Acrobat Reader 10 and then it closes it, this file remains open in share's sessions (Computer Management > ...
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Win2003 share being lost/dropped intermittently on Win7

Several Win 7 64 bit workstations are randomly losing connection to one of our shared drives from a Windows 2003 server. 1) In Windows Explorer for example trying to access \caedc1\Macshare results ...
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/etc/exports & mount option

In my Linux server I have the following options in /etc/exports /home *(rw,sync,no_subtree_check,no_root_squash) And I mount from a Mac using mount -t nfs -o ...
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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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Windows Folder Permissions Script

One client has a Windows Domain with Home Folders, directed to a share using a GPO (\server\share\%username%). The share has all users full control and the sub folders need permissions only for the ...
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is it possible to findout who creates a hotspot in a LAN?

In my LAN there are some Mac users who share their LAN connection by creating a hotspot via their Airport. I can see the newly created WiFi networks on any WiFi capable device. How can I find out who ...
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Active Directory: Accessing network share as WinXP SYSTEM user

The Problem: I cannot access a Domain Computers-accesible network share by a process running on Windows XP as a SYSTEM account. I've got a 2008R2 domain, a 2003R2 file server and a set of clients. ...
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System error 5 on net use drive mapping when including password, no error when prompting for password

I get a 'System error 5 has occurred. Access is Denied' error when I do: net use t: \\server\transfer /user:bpm_r bpm_rxt However, I get a successful map if I do: net use t: \\server\transfer ...
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Better to run single file server for multiple subnets or setup file server on each subnet?

I have a situation where there are three subnets within a building. Each subnet essentially isolates separate units within this group. In looking at different options for a file server, I am trying to ...
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Which machine to run cp from for fastest smb performance?

I have some huge(multi gb) files I'd like to transfer over a local network. There are three computers involved, the source computer A, the destination computer B, and probably a 3rd computer(the ...
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What does it mean to grant/set permissions for NETWORK SERVICE on a network share?

I'm confused about the NETWORK SERVICE account (group?) works on network shares: On one hand, NETWORK SERVICE is generally described as an account that's local to a given machine. (See, e.g., here on ...
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Can Skydrive be linked to a server based home directory?

At the school I work at we currently give every user a mapped drive to their home folder on the file server, all controlled through Active Directory. We also have a heap of users using iPads, which ...
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Windows share - wrong password

Disclaimer: I'm completely new to this. I'm trying to connect to a windows share folder in a different network. When I start remote desktop to the machine with the shared folder, the shared folder ...
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Small remote network fileserver access [closed]

I need to connect 4 separate offices to the same file server remotely. To achieve this the offices will be connected over the internet with BT ADSL using LAN to LAN VPN routers with the following IP ...
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Windows 2008 R2 Folder Sharing across domain displays <Unknown Contact>

[Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1, latest hotfixes as of March 15, 2013]. I have a security group called "IT" in Domain1. I have a server2 in Domain2. There is a one-way trust from Domain1 into Domain2. ...
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Listing open files for end users and Windows 7 file preview issues

We have a Windows 2008 r2 file server that has a share that the users are mapped to that is full of PDFs. One department (A) has read/write access and most others (B) just have read access. If ...
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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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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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Pinging two machines (mac and a pc) from a wifi hotspot [closed]

I am in India and I use a device like this(Verizon mifi) to connect to internet(Indian version is called Tata photon WiFi hub), this device can connect upto 5 computers but the problem is that none of ...
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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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How to Make Windows 2012 Share Display in Windows 7 Network [closed]

I'm setting up a Windows 2012 Essentials machine to be a local file server. I've got the shares setup and I can access the shares from my OSX computer. My Win7 machine can only acces it by typing ...
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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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Replacing a file server, will links break?

I'd like to replace a file server we use (actually a couple of them) because it's a 2003 server. I'd prefer to have 2008r2, because I can expand disk volumes on the fly. My question is, can I take ...
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Is it safe to use git with multiple users when the repository is on a windows file share?

We are a team of less than ten persons that need to quickly set up a git repository that supports active directory based authentication. The simplest solution seems to be to use a file share with a ...
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Active Directory - Only show accessible shares

I have a Windows 2008 R2 server running Active Directory and sharing folders over the network. Every user can list all shares, even if the don't have the right to access them. This is not a security ...
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Folder share not working between specific machines

I have three servers. I created a shared folder in server1 and made it available to all machines in LAN. The issue now I am facing is that only one of the other two able to browse the shared 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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Would an Exchange Server be appropriate for this situation?

I've just started volunteering at a local organisation and I've been asked to come up with a solution to the following problem. However, networking is hardly my forte so I thought I'd ask here before ...
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Securing network: Windows XP 64 bit Professional [closed]

For a small office network (e.g. 6 machines on LAN), using Windows XP 64 bit Professional as the OS on the server machine, I want to enable sharing of files on the server machine NTFS hard-drive ...
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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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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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Is there an alternative to Samba when it comes to sharing folders between Linux and Windows systems? [closed]

Let's assume I have two workstations. Workstation A is a Debian GNU/Linux based system with a bandwidth of approximately 100 MBit/s (up). Workstation B is a Microsoft Windows 7 based system with a ...
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How quickly should data/files be visible on a network share that goes through a VPN tunnel?

I'm looking for information on how information is shared/passed across a network between a Windows 7 client OS and a Windows Server 2008 server? Little history of our setup (I apologize as for Im not ...
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VirtualBox VBoxManage: How can I see the current configuration?

VBoxManage provides some additional configuration possibilities for VirtualBox, for instance activating of symlinks in shared folders (is still not working for me...): ...
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VirtualBox: issue with symlinks in shared folders

Some time ago there was a thread to exact the same problem: Can't create symlinks in virtualbox shared folders. Now it's closed (why?). So I start a new one, because I've got this issue now and cannot ...
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Speed up CIFS remote file shares

In my office I have a Debian server, a Ubuntu workstation, and a Windows laptop. I have a samba share directory on the server where I keep my source code. I access the files in this directory on both ...
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Stop certain users accessing C:\Source by security group

We have a security group called SourceCode which allows certain users access to the SVN / GIT repository. This allows them to get the latest repo and store it in C:\Source. This works fine but the ...
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Weird Issue on 2008/2008R2 Shares using SMB2

Having a very odd issue in which when connecting to shares from 2008 or 2008 R2 servers that are hosted by a 2008 or 2008 R2 server the files added to a folder will not always appear to update right ...
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Shared folder DNS shortname “randomly” stops resolving on Windows Server 2008 R2

I'm running your standard Domain set up - AD with DNS and a RDS server. On the RDS server, I've mapped some drives to a local NAS using the DNS shortname... \\folders\sharedfolder \\folders is a ...
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Shares disappear on Windows 8 while logged in with admin account

Shares setup on Windows 2008 R2 with AD and OU's have been working and still work on Windows 7 on a Domain. I have 2 shares that work with normal domain accounts on Windows 8 pro but as soon as you ...
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network share special permission - cant create directly on share must drag files over

I am attempting to take away delete privileges on a test network share but still allow for folder and file creation. My users tend to drag directories inside directories and cloud based backups get ...
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What would cause a Windows 7 client machine to not be able to connect to a network share by IP address?

We have a Nexenta file server which is using domain authentication for users. All of the Windows 7 machines on our network can connect and use the shares on it without any issues using either ...