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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Accessing another server's file system passing credentials

I'm trying to access the file system on a server (\\servername), which prompts for credentials. I want to pass the credentials directly, like \\username:password@servername, but it's not working. An ...
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Mac clients accessing a Windows NTFS share resetting permissions at deeper folder levels. Why?

Here's the setup: Windows 2008 server c:\share folder with the following permissions (read, read/write are not important at this point, I don't think): User1 User2 c:\share\add_user3 folder with ...
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Mount share on domain-joined-server from non-domain-joined client

I tried to mount a share on a domain-joined-server with a non-domain-joined client. Now my problem is: when prompted for credentials only username in form "domain\username" works, if I try ...
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File/Folder permissions on Windows file server will only work from the top down

We have a 2008 R2 server hosting most of our network shares. Lately we have been locking down the permissions in the folders to give only certain users and groups access to certain folders, but we ...
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Bizarre permission inheritance logic windows 2008

Could someone explain this bizarre behaviour? I manage a handful of servers connected to a much larger Active Directory network. All the Windows shares on our servers have a mixture of local account ...
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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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Network share mapping not working correctly Win8/2012

We have a straight forward domain logon script with a line along the lines of net use s: \\server\share However, this isn't working correctly with Windows 8 / 2012 machines. The strange thing is ...
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Windows Server 2012 after restart public network become private

I have a 3 servers with Windows Server 2012. After restart one server : public network become private and private network become public. (2 NIC) I don't know how this can happen and how to fix it ? I ...
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Software sharing for installation [closed]

I have a couple of software that I want to share over the network locally and hopefully through the internet. The thing is, I only want to share it so that people could install these software through ...
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Access-based enumeration and subfolders [duplicate]

Is there a way, using ABE to let users get to subfolders they have access to, in folders they don't have access to? Example \[sharedrive]\shares\accounting\group1\bills\ shares is set to everyone ...
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How to copy many files within Windows LAN through ssh fast

In a remote LAN I want to copy (not move) a set of ca. 5000 (already zipped) files, in sum 30 GB, between 2 directories (storage, connected as drive letters by net use) regularly, but only after ...
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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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Create printer localport from a network printer in windows 7

I'm having a problem to install a printer using localport, The printer is installed on a pc with windows 7 and I need to install it in another PC with Windows 2008 R2 creating a new localport for the ...
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Software for syncing two folders?

I have a SQL Database that is running 15 minute backups to a folder on the local disk. I also have a maintenance task in SQL Server that's automatically deleting any backups that are over 1 hour old. ...
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How to list all NTFS and share permissions associated with a user or security group?

We are doing some tidying up of Active Directory on our SBS 2003 domain controller. A number of security groups exist which I am 95% sure are redundant. I want to be 100% sure they are not used ...
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Scheduled robocopy fails with error 3 (Creating Destination Directory)

Related: Scheduled Robocopy task fails with 0x10 error I'm using robocopy as part of a server backup script. It fetches the files to this workstation (Windows 7, upgraded from Vista - that caused ...
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Security group membership makes it impossible to list network shares (very strange issue)

We are having a very unusual problem on our network. There are two sites: main office (1x SBS 2003 server and 20x PCs: a mixture of Win7 and XP) and a remote site connected via VPN (1x XP PC, also on ...
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One domain user unable to browse network shares

We have an SBS 2003 server, with a Windows XP Professional (domain-joined) PC connecting from a remote site via VPN (LogMeIn Hamachi). One domain user account is unable to browse any shares on the ...
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Slow network file access on windows 2008

We have a really poor business application that uses access databases (I know, fail!) as its back end. There are lots of access db files it uses, all about 4mb in size. If I copy the files locally ...
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Windows Network File Transfer to Samba server: “Are you sure you want to copy this file without its properties?” [closed]

I am transferring a lot of files to a new NAS based on OpenMediaVault, with the Samba 3.5.6 service running. I am transferring from Windows 7 64-bit to the NAS, and on some media files Windows is ...
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Windows 8 Client unable to open specific folder of SMB share from OSX Mountain Lion Server - every other share from same server is fine

After spending almost 3 days on this issue without any idea how to solve it or finding similar problems on serverfault and other communities, I guess I have to open a question. Here's the problem: We ...
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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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Can Windows share access be limited on IP base?

we have got a Windows server runnung with 5 shares. To increase VPN security I'd like to forbid access to one of the shares from VPN-Network (10.8..). Is this possible via Windows firewall? What are ...
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Synchronizing code for multiple users [closed]

I'm a beginner in all this and am working on a project with a few other people. I'm facing some problems. My code is to worked on by another person simultaneously. I want to perform staging on a ...
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Redirect a shared folder to another server

Is it possible to redirect a shared folder to another server? We are moving some shares from a windows server to a NAS. The old server will keep running because it still has IIS and some other ...
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Programs hang when writing to network share

i'm facing a weird problem when writing data to a network share from a Windows Server 2008 R2 computer. When i write a file (saving a txt with notepad++, updating programs installed on the server ...
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Best approach to migrate shared folders and not break links to files

We are going to migrate some shared folders from our windows servers to a NAS appliance that we already have. What is a good way to maintain links inside the files located in these shares? There are ...
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Cant mount GlusterFS volume on EC2 client

After a few days of trial and error I have successfully created my gluster volume on an EC2 instance (a single one at the moment) and it is successfully started… [root@domU-12-31-39-10-26-7E ...
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Throttle a file share in Windows Server (2008 R2)

We are in the process of moving our central storage to SharePoint and people are complaining about slowness because our former file share is so blazingly fast. Does anyone know a way for me to slow ...
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Do i need specific server to handle mac and pc users? [closed]

I have 5-6 users half use PC and another half uses Mac OS. They want to setup local file server, right now they use Drop Box for reason that in the past in their experience mac's corrupt file and make ...
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Use a regular PC as NFS server on a small network vs distributed NFS servers/clients

I'm working at a project with around 7 computers (regular, mid-end PCs) connected to an Ethernet LAN, running Linux and used to run molecular simulation software like PyMOL. There are several users, ...
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Backup Win7 machine and Windows Server 2008 R2 backup

We are doing daily a Windows Server 2008 R2 Backup on a shared folder of a dedicated machine scheduled in the Windows Task Scheduler. To access a shared folder (a Win7 machine) as backup destination ...
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Restricting access to network shares including local adminstrators

I am currently setting up a network share. The permissions are working well. Users are unable to access folders unless they are within a certain active directory group. My one issue is with local ...
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shared files or folders being locked by administrator

I have a user who uses a share folder. the folders are in 2003 windows server. she started to complain about files and folders which she cannot rename or move. I checked the open files under Shared ...
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Accessing a Windows domain file share while logged in as a local user [closed]

At work, I have a Windows computer on a domain, but it's generally logged in with a shared local user account, since the administrators don't want to make shared domain accounts. The problem is I seem ...
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Can multiple computers simultaneously append to a file on a windows file share?

I'm trying to log certain information from my network of Windows machines; I've set them to periodically collect this info, then I want it in a single CSV file on a network drive. I'm using a VBS to ...
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How can I set up my own VPN on my cloud server? [closed]

What I want to do is to have a VPN that I can connect to from when travelling to get a safer and faster connection. I have OSX - can I set it up so that I can use OSX's built in VPN service? My ...
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how to get the full path of a of an open file

I have script that runs on a Windows server to perform operations on certain files. The script often fails because various users (even myself) have open file shares on the server that they've ...
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Method to Backup Files/Directories while Maintaining File Structure - Per Year

I need a method that may be able to accomplish what I am trying to do. This is a one time thing, any direction would be appreciated. I need to archive a massive Windows share but I would like to be ...
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File and Folder sharing stopped working Windows 2008 R2

Our network as a Win 2008 R2 machine. File/Folder shares have been working on this machine since we installed it. A few days ago, sharing just stopped. If we use Explorer to view the server using ...
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Ubuntu Server with win2k8 Server VM to Host IIS Site Issue

I have a ubuntu server(host), and a windows 2008 r2 server(client) virtual machine on it. All my IIS based sites are located on the host machine, in a location which is shared with the client vm. I ...
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file sharing solution for a small company network [closed]

So we have a team of 9 people that need a file share on a linux server. Every person has its own laptop. Most have a linux distribution on it and some have a windows OS. For security reasons the ...
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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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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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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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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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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. ...