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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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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sharing more VPN connections on several computers in LAN

my LAN looks like this: router 192.168.0.1 router (default gateway, connects whole LAN to internet) pc2 192.168.0.2 Linux pc connected to external VPN No.1 pc3 192.168.0.3 Windows pc connected to ...
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Cannot Access Shared Folder From IIS

From IIS I need to access a folder on another computer. Both servers are Window 2008 SP2, and they live in a Virtual Private Cloud on Amazon EC2. They reach one another by private IP -- they are in ...
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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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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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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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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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Windows 2008 R2 Shares Disappear on Reboot

Every time I reboot our Windows 2008 R2 server, shared folders are no longer shared. After every reboot, I need to RDC to the server, right click each folder I wish to share, then hit "Properties" and ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Word documents disappear from network share after being saved

This problem happens to some of our users about once a week. They open a Word document (.docx) from a network share, make some changes and save the file. No error message is displayed, but the ...
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ActiveDirectory Samba4 SMBHome authentication error

I have a samba4 server up and running providing an ADC. One OS X machine joined this AD and is configured to use the UNC path for the home directory, but the login failed because automountd fails to ...
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Group Policy applied but Network Drive wont show up

Server 2012 DC + Server 2012 on the client side. I have the following group policy in place: The policy is applied when I run gpresult /r /scope computer: Yet the drive does not show up. Also ...
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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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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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Non domain users have acces to domain shares

Yes, this question is well reviewed on this site, but I did not find the answer that is suitable for my situation. Example: Let's make standard share folder on domain controller: Shared ...
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Migrating from Static Routes to BGP:: now TRACERT/PING works but Windows CIFS or HTTP do not

When we switch from a static routed private non-BGP circuit to a BGP private circuit linking two offices, Windows shares and HTTP browsing of internal machines across offices fails with timeouts. ...
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Making shared drives available on wifi?

I'm setting up a small office network. We have a raid connected to an ethernet switch, and that is accessible by all PCs connected to that network. My problems start when I tired to provide access to ...
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Folder doesn't show up in explorer, cmd, and python even though I can access it, how can I fix this?

I am accessing another computer on the network using a mapped network drive. The path looks like \\192.168.0.100\d$ which is mapped to my computer's "m" drive. I can access, view, create, delete, ...
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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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Samba as a layer above custom storage

Does Samba allow to use some sort of custom storage? I would like to serve virtual files with my application and to use Samba for serving them to (Windows) clients. Is it possible? I know there are ...
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Real time Sync between two folders on different servers

What is the best way to sync two folders completely in real time over two servers (Ubuntu) in same network? Do you think syncing folders is a better idea than having a shared folder? If a shared ...
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Diagnosing permission problems with Cobian Backup to network share

I'm running the latest Cobian 11. I have a Synology DS412 NAS. All of my machines (Mac and Windows) access this just fine when I'm logged in and I browse to it manually. I have Cobian installed as a ...
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how to share apache /var/www using samba server in ubuntu

Have similar issue like this question virtual centOS 6.2 - How to share /var/www using Samba I get error "Windows cannot access \server1\dev" You do not have permission to access \server1\dev I ...
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Cannot access network share from only one PC

It's a strange problem. I'm very confused. In my Test Lab, I have configured NetApp virtual storage appliance and configured shares. This NetApp appliance is connected to domain and any domain user ...
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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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File issue with NGinx & PHP-FPM on separate servers

I've done a bit of research on running NGinx and PHP with FastCGI on separate servers, and have successfully set it up on test virtual machines. I've ran into the problem that these articles ...
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Accessing network share in explorer on different domain not prompting for credentials. Access is denied

I'm accessing a machine on a different domain in Windows explorer. When I navigate to the machine (ie. \MACHINENAME), I'm able to see all the shares on that machine. I'm not prompted for a ...
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Change Windows 2012 R2 Network from Public to Domain

I upgraded the Network Card Drivers for my Domain Controller but now it is seeing the local lan as a PUBLIC network which is messing with my firewall rules. How do I switch it back to DOMAIN?
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Domain Controller (Windows 8) - cannot grant access to a folder for domain user

I have a network that has two domain controllers. One in South Carolina and one in Oklahoma. I have a folder on the Ok DC that is only shared by a few users. I added full control to a user in SC to ...
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Using network drive as alias in Apache 2.2 is not working

OS is Windows 7 Appache is installed in "C:\AppServ\Apache2.2" In httpd.conf for documentroot DocumentRoot "C:/Program Files (x86)/myweb" for alias: alias /link/ ...
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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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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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Logging Shared Folder access in Windows environment

Is there a way to log users upon accessing shared folders in Windows Server? My goal is to write a program that sort of runs in the background monitoring the shared folders and logs user information ...
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Force admin$ share and C$ share across the network as well as simple file sharing turned off

I am trying to get Symantec Endpoint Protection working (trial). I have succeeded but found that on the windows xp machines I need to turn off simple file sharing and share admin$ and c$ as admin ...
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Samba 4 not shows new files

We have a Debian 8 file server with Samba 4, and there is a network printer-scanner, which send the scanned documents to the server through FTP in PDF format, and in the server the the Scan folder is ...
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How to mount a windows administrative share on linux via SMB

I'm currently trying to mount a windows shared drive under linux. The machine is using windows 7 and by default it shares all windows drives if you login as an administrator. I've been able to login ...
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Files deleted every day

I have a folder of video files and every day at 10pm, most of the files are deleted leaving just the folder structure. \Device\HarddiskVolume3\Video_Library\DM\ Users have the folder Video_Library ...
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Some subfolders on NTFS share randomly disappear and then reappear

As the title suggest, One user has reported that most subfolders of a NTFS share keep disappearing and then reappearing randomly. The share has 7 folders however 6 of them keep disappearing randomly. ...
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Unable to access shared folder using hostname

I'm currently having issues accessing shared folders on a Windows Server. The Architecture: Flat standalone network with 2 Windows Servers (2008 R2 SP1) and 2 Windows Clients (Windows 7 SP1 64bit). ...
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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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Windows 2008 R2 shared drive not able to access folder shared on same server

I have a Windows 2008 R2 Server (lets says ServerA). The server is on a domain. I have shared a folder ABC on the ServerA and have set its permission to allow access to EveryOne (both NTFS and Share ...
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Apache serving content via smb

So basically, I want to host a network smb share on my Redhat 6.2 Apache httpd server. My basic configuration is outlined below, however, I keep getting errors. So my basic configuration ...
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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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Server mysteriously stopped allowing access via shares

We have a single standalone 2008 R2 server, running on ESXi 5.5, that provides file shares to clients. Last night it mysteriously stopped allowing inbound share access. I'm assuming it was ...
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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 ...