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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Server shared folder globally accessing

I created some folder for user and these folder are shared in local network.these are works under in that office network only but i want to share these folders globally. Users can access the server ...
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Sharing and logging internet on a linux server [on hold]

I have a ADSL internet connection on my company. I was asked to log all internet activities of users of this connection. I think of a way to put a computer between switch and modem and share the ...
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Cannot find the process locking a Virtual Hard Drive on a Network Share

I have a VHD that is on a network share. Normally all anyone had to do was mount it through Disk Management and they could access it. The last few days though I have been getting the following error....
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What are some techniques for reorganizing a file structure in a business? [duplicate]

At work I have gotten tired of how disorganized our shared drive is. I've determined the best way to reorganize everything would be to mimic the directory structure based on our organization chart. ...
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Server admin shares open for local administrators?

This is a new domain controller. I created users and created a security group called Local Admin. The users are members of this group. I created a domain group policy and used the Restricted Groups ...
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Windows 10 Keeps asking for authentication for public samba share

I know there are a couple of questions about this, those are different situations though and the provided answers do not relate to my problem. I have a WD My Cloud EX2 NAS with a configured public ...
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Error: “Currently no logon servers available” while connected via crossover and using built-in Admin

A "client" system and a "server" system are connected via crossover cable. The "client" is running Windows Server 2003, and the "server" is running Windows XP Pro SP3. The client and server ping ...
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Windows Server User denied write access when explicitly given rights

I just took over administration of a network which has a lot of problems. It's a Windows network, and the DC is running 2008 R2. There are mostly Windows 7 machines with some Windows 10 boxes here and ...
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Remote push file updates to clients from a centralized server [closed]

Currently we are using Dropbox, to push file updates (newly added only), from a centralized server (Linux) to many registered clients who installed Dropbox client (Windows). This work pretty well, ...
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How can an unauthenticated user access a windows share?

I have a directory shared on my computer, which is part of the domain. Is it possible to set up the share so that a user logged on to a different machine which is not part of the domain can access my ...
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Linux SMB share - how to give access to Windows local system account?

I have a SMB share on a Linux host. To grant remote access to the share for a Windows user, one must create a new SMB user which has the same username, and same password as the Windows account. i.e. ...
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Access Network Folder using Different User Credential

Domain Controller OS: Windows Server 2008 R2 Client OS: Windows XP, Windows 7 Windows XP client name: Client1 Windows XP client name: Client2 I had login as abc.local\Q2020 on Client1 and ...
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Windows: add user group to file created by a specific process

In our (mixed) Windows network we have a machine with a shared folder. This shared folder can be accessed by anyone belonging to the group User. However, in this folder, there are files that are ...
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Local user profile is created on Windows server when user accesses a shared folder on that server

I have discovered that several of our file servers have a handful of local user profiles (i.e. in C:\Users on the server) for users who obviously don't have permission to logon directly (interactive, ...
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WNetAddConnection2 fails with Access Denied

The below is a part of my c++ code. It makes connection to a network resource and can redirect a local device to the network resource. I am trying to execute the command from Windows Server 2012 R2 ...
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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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disappearing folders in network drive after folder creation

If I create a new folder on a network drive some of the already available folders in that folder disappear. After half an hour they're visible again? What can be the reason for this?
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Can high memory usage cause network shares to be inaccessible?

I have a 2008 R2 server that has the File Print & IIS server roles. The memory usage is at around 80% constant due to an antivirus software I have installed (Windows Defender). On two occasions ...
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Amazon Web Services EFS doesn't seem to be saving files

So I'm trying to use AWS EFS with EC2 to have persistent storage between multiple instances. I'm mounting the drive using, sudo mount -t nfs4 -o nfsvers=4.1 $(curl -s http://IPADDRESSHERE/latest/meta-...
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Windows 7 PC cannot see some LAN PCs, but can access them via path

In an office LAN, with Windows 7 Professional workstations and a FreeNAS Samba server, 2 workstations have intermittent problems in browsing for the other workstations, as well as the FreeNAS server. ...
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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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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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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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Windows fileserver and ABE

I am in the process of creating a new Windows 2008R2 file server and have some issues with Access Based Enumaration. I don't just want to migrate all data and permissions as our structure is grown ...
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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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mklink to network share or UNC path or Mapped Drive?

Are there performance or permission or other considerations to think about when using a mklink path to a network share versus just a straight UNC path (or mapped drive for that matter). For example, ...
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net use fails with system error 67 with FQDN

I search for help with a confusing error with Windows 7 mounting a network fileshare. The problem is that on machine A a mount with the FQDN fails (net use system error 67) while the same command ...
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Small LAN Linux fileserver and network design

We have a small LAN with a couple dozen desktop client PC's and one fileserver. Our goal is to enable the client PC's to have all storage on the fileserver and for file I/O operations to feel as if ...
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Samba 4 unix user != samba user

this may be an easy one for the samba pros out there: I have an archlinux box up and running as an samba 4 AD which works as expected. I want to add an user to the samba which lead me to 2 different ...
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Unable to share folder with everyone on workgroup server 2012 r2

I must be blind and missing something very obvious, I hope you guys can help me out. I need to share a folder on a workgroup server: Everyone should be able to read the content of the share. What I ...
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Shared Home folders on file server listed as “My Documents”

We have a Windows 2008 R2 file server sharing home folders for about 600 users. These folders are mapped to a shared drive for each user when they log in on their own workstations, and that mapped ...
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Caching system on each host on a local network to improve file access

I'm in a team where we work on different projects located on a file server. Each project is in a specific folder. Here the network architecture we use today: The problem is that some person are ...
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Windows 8.1 / 10 GPO mapped drives won't connect

UPDATE: not solved... The issue persists, I also tried the hardened UNC paths approach, still no luck. I'll keep updating this thread if I encounter something new. UPDATE and solved (hopefully) ...
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Configure a server to grant temporary write permission on request?

I'm looking for ways to reduce exposure of a server's shares if ransomware gets onto a client. Users need access to the server's shares, and normally that is read/write access. Write access is needed ...
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Slow writing speed to Windows Server 2012

I have a problem with slow writing speed via mapped network drive (samba) on Windows Server 2012R2. I'll describe my network and tests below: I have two computers both running W8.1 (Desktop and ...
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PowerShell - Find out Who has Read permissions on a Network Folder Share

In a Windows Server & Active Directory environment, where a particular network-share is shared with only certain AD users/groups. Is there a way, using PowerShell, to find out who has read ...
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samba: ip working, hostname not

I have a ubuntu-smb server in my network with Windows Clients accessing it. I set up a networkdrive on the Clients to a share on the server and used for the link \\hostname\sharename$\. After a ...
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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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Why can't I see the file version of files in system32 remotely?

Here's the situation: I can RDP into a computer, go to C:\Windows\System32, and check file versions to my heart's content. Such as winlogon.exe, explorer.exe, etc. If I map the drive, and try to ...
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Sharing Folder In A Specific Group

Good morning, can someone help me on my problem? Windows Server 2008, and 16 PC, in windows server I g create a 4 group, and I add specific users into a group,. I shared a folder in windows server, ...
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File Sharing Methods

So, I've been looking around, and haven't found any information that lays out the differences between the two file sharing areas in the Folder Properties Sharing tab, as in the image below. There seem ...
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Trying to access a .wim file in a shared folder located on my desktop from inside a winPE environment

I have the .wim file in a shared folder with completely open permissions (anything I could see that could possibly prohibit access is turned off. Im just trying to get this to work, not getting ...
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Windows Server Sync?

Looking to see if anyone has knowledge in this. Currently I am trying to set up 2 windows 2012 servers, to synchronize the files in C:\Company\Record of each machine. For example. Machine A makes 06-...
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how did ransomware delete shadowcopies on file server

We had a PC infected with a Ransomware Trojan RANSOM_CRYPTESLA.AC that encrypted a bunch of files on a network drive. We isolated the PC and just restored from backup. One of the things that happened ...
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Is it possible to obtain the computer files of previous university researchers/employees if they used the university wifi? [closed]

Relevant Background I'm a post doc at a U.S. University. I need the files of a grad student research assistant who has left the lab. The student created files (data, codes, simulations, etc) for a ...
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Work folders not working

I am trying to configure work folders on W2012 R2. I completed server configuration (as described in all procedures) and I have no error in server logs. Port 443 is in use by "windows sync share" ...
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Analyze log with information who access share

We have share network folder to which all users have access. Now, I need to build ACL for users to separate access. In order to collect information about users' working folders I run scheduled script: ...
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Do Wireless Routers with a USB port for 3G/4G USB modem support normal file sharing? [closed]

I'm looking forward to buying a wireless router with a USB port, so that I can share my 1 TB external Hard Drive over Wi-Fi among my devices. I came across one such router, TP-Link 3G/4G Wireless N ...
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Is it safe to delete an IPC$ connection?

I have IIS set up on a Win 2012R2 server not on the domain. I want to map a network drive which is on the domain Thus I have set up a workgroup user for the share called domainname\user1 I want to ...
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slow shared folder file append operations (VBox/VMware/CIFS)

The next problem occurs in both Vbox and VMplayer. I am having windows 10 as HOST, and debian 8 as guest. I am developing in both PHP and nodeJs, my plan is to use HOST windows 10 as development ...