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 share with ACLs using groups instead of explicitly granting user names not working?

I've setup a share on a windows server. \ServerName\ShareName. I've granted permissions for the share to "X Department". I also have an ACL for that "D:\FS\Sharename" folder granting "X Department" ...
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Unable to browse Win7 x64 shares

I have a single Windows 7 x64 machine that has shares running on it that I'm trying to access on the LAN. The IP of the Win7 box is on the same /24 subnet as the computers that need to access it. ...
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Mount network drive as physical drive

Is there a way to mount a network location so that it appears as a local physical disk? e.g. \\computer\share as D: (not a network drive)
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Can't reach network share

Masters, We have a weird problem, and i have no more hair..need ideas... Structure: Company-1 So we have two Windows 2012 server. - Server A is the DC - Server B is hold some share. ...
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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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How to configure SAMBA file server to be a windows look-alike?

I'm using an openfiler appliance in an Active Directory (W2k8R2 DC) environment. I would like to make my shares as quite as possible look like windows shares for my users. Most things work well but ...
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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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Term for a _____ of servers whose network shares are distinct from another _____ of servers [closed]

I'm looking for a term for use in documentation, and felt that SF users would have the more experienced set of terminologies compared to other sites. At work there are development servers in the ...
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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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Unable to Write to C: (system drive) from a network resource on Windows 8.1

I have a problem with copying from a network drive to the root of the C drive or to "program files(x64)" or to directly under "\Users" directly from the network. Here's the error I'm getting: "X:\ is ...
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Windows Server delete files in folder but no permision to delete folder itself

We have a problem, with permissions on shared folder for out employees. We have folder lets say Main, with multiple projects (files and folder inside), constantly added and removed. The problem is ...
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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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Cannot Access file server via IP Address but it can be accessed by its hostname

i have shared a folder in windows server 2003. while accessing that server via \server-ip-address from another server (windows 2003) i am getting an error saying "You might not have permission to use ...
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Windows 7 Pro can't connect to Windows 2000 Pro Workstation

I recently put two new Windows 7 Professional machines into a dated network environment. The server is running Windows 2000 Professional (Workstation, not server) and I can't get the Windows 7 ...
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Allow clients to run a server-installed program without being prompted by UAC

I'm trying to allow clients to run a program that's installed on our server. I've made a share of the complete installation folder and shared this with all users in our domain. However, when a user ...
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Samba public share - Windows keeps asking for password

I can't figure out how to properly configure these Samba shares. Really I can't understand what's wrong. I read many many articles here, on AskUbuntu forum, on LinuxQuestions and other forums and ...
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Effective permissions for a shared mklink to a non-shared folder and subfolders

What are the effective permissions if you share a symlink but not the folder it points to? From what I can see, there are 3 sets of permissions: 1) the target folder permissions 2) the symlink ...
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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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Very slow network copy from windows 7 to windows 2008 r2 server

I am having an issue where users have started to experience very slow transfer speeds both to and from my Dell server. When I say started, the only thing that has changed is that as of Sunday, we ...
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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 ...
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Call to pythons os.getcwd returning odd results on Lustre filesystem

I don't really know if this question should be on Server Fault or Stack Oveflow, but I thought I'd try here first. I have a python application that makes quite a lot of calls to os file system calls ...
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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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Error during Veeam SQL log backup: “Failed to flush file buffers”

My company uses Veeam Backup & Replication to make backups of our VMWare-hosted virtual machines. We use Veeam's SQL log backup feature for our MS SQL 2008 R2 server. Our backup repository resides ...
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Samba: Only works after manual restart [migrated]

I have a small Samba just for file sharing on a ARM device (SheevaPlug). Until now everything was fine, however I decided to upgrade to Debian 8.1 and by some reason the shares aren't working ...
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Is there a way to not show the user the size and available space of a mapped Windows Fileshare? [duplicate]

Is it possible to not show the user the disk size and available space on their mapped fileshares? I would like to not display "132GB free of 145GB" if possible. Server 2012 Windows 7
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Symbolic or hard link to UNC path: logon failure

I have a Synology NAS that exports a backup directory that I wish to access locally in a folder. I had this working before with a previous Synology NAS but I don't remember how I did it. So I open ...
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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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Connect to encrypted Windows 2012 samba share on Linux

I have a Windows 2012 samba share set up. When I right click on the share, go to properties, then settings, I have the box checked marked "Encrypt data access" When this box is checked, I cannot ...
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How to grant permissions for a member of two groups that have different permissions in windows?

I have a windows 2008 server with file server role. Multiple shared folders are there, one for each group, so that each group has access to its own folder, but is denied access to other shared ...
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Access network share without mapping drive letter (PowerShell)

I want to access a remote SMB network share \\SHARE-HOST\ without mapping a drive letter. I can manually do it in windows by typing \\SHARE-HOST\Share_folder\ in explorer. If I want to do it ...
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Ubuntu server domain controller samba transfer speeds

I have an Ubuntu server running at home that is acting as a domain controller for my home network. It is configured as the primary DNS server as well. I have a RAID 1 array mounted (software RAID) as ...
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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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Encrypted network share for multiple users

I have the following scenario: 100GB of data 5 users should be mounted on two different servers the servers are all running Ubuntu users are accessing/writing to it at the same time (not the same ...
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NFS share not connecting over ssh tunnel on Mac OsX, it works on all other devices

I've been searching for a while now to try and find a solution but I finally gave up. I have a ubuntu server running an nfs share. I set it up so that you have to connect to it using ssh. which is ...
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Samba restart vs mount.cifs

My question is more about ensuring rather than an exact problem. I have a samba server (4.1) and I have a Linux client, which connects using this mount command: mount.cifs $SHARE $DIR -o ...
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Connection from application on network share fails

EDIT: I tested some more...If I copy nslookup from the Windows directory to my mapped network drive, it cant' resolve hostnames: H:\nslookup dbserver (null) UnKnown Address: 192.168.0.195 If I ...
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How to mount network drive as local disk?

I have some resource, which I can open by address \\dir\bin. I want to mount this resource on disk Z. In other words, I want to have path like Z:\file1.txt and get file \\dir\bin\file1.txt. I tried ...
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High Client Network Utilization Accessing File Share

When users try to access specific folders within our file server, their computer will sometimes lock up and stop responding. These folders have images that average 200KB in size. I've duplicated the ...
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How to prevent users from creating long paths

Long file paths cause real problems when need to move/copy or delete large amount of data that the path is 350 character long (max character allowed by Windows is 256) I was wondering if anyone knows ...
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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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Map network drive - browse requirements?

I'm looking for the exact port/service requirements for the "browse" functionality in the "map network drive" wizard from the server side. I know it's at least a subset of the function discovery ...
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CIFS Input/Output error when executing set attributes

I have a CIFS share. It works perfectly with Windows, but if I want to create a file on the share, using Linux, it returns an I/O error stating that it could not set the attributes: $ touch a.txt ...
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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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Providing file share access to iPads

I am working in a Linux environment that is considering adding iPads (vs MS tablets) for the executives. One important requirement is access to files on the corporate server. The server runs linux, ...
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Can't access shared space FROM Windows Server 2012 VM without User and Password prompt

I am trying to set up an FTP server on my Windows Server 2012 VM, that would access a network path on my host machine (Windows 8.1 Pro). I can access this network path from a Windows 7 VM without ...
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Unable to connect via NetBIOS Name

I can't connect to machines/shares by NetBIOS names. Below is console output showing the problem. C:\>nbtstat -n Local Area Connection: Node IpAddress: [192.168.1.100] Scope Id: [] ...
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Windows not passing credentials when accessing share

My company is using a domain environment with Windows 2003 servers. All is great, except for one fussy laptop. Any network-related activity between it and domain servers is slow. Internet activity is ...
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Cannot close open files in Server 2008 R2: “There is not an open file with that identification number”

I have a team that need to rename a folder on a network share but it currently says that there are files open. I have logged onto the server out-of-hours and tried to close the open files through ...
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Long pause when accessing DFS namespace

We've recently migrated our Windows network to use DFS for shared files. DFS is working well, except for one annoying problem: users experience a significant delay when they try to access a DFS ...
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Method for quickly finding folder paths given many network share names (Windows)

I am currently analyzing the locations of thousands of home directories in my organization. I have run a script that spits out each user along with their home directory (share name) into a csv. ...