Samba is a free software re-implementation, originally developed by Andrew Tridgell, of the SMB/CIFS networking protocol.

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Samba: allow insecure wide links

allow insecure wide links: In normal operation the option wide links which allows the server to follow symlinks outside of a share path is automatically disabled when unix extensions are ...
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smbd processes in uninterruptable sleep

I have fileserver running FreeBSD 10.1. The server's storage consists of two HDDs in a mirrored ZFS pool. This server is running Samba 4.1, as domain member. The domain controller is running on ...
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Check if Samba only works locally

Introduction My intention is to make files accessible from my local network. (streaming videos/music, sharing files,...) For this purpose I set up an Intel NUC with Ubuntu and connected it to my ...
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Ldap user authentication on samba share [on hold]

I have scenario ldap server and samba server both on different server. I want to give access to all ldap user on samba share. I have referred below link. But this link is for both ldap and samba ...
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getxattr operation not supported samba audit

I have a strange issue with my samba ldap server, its a centos server with same 3.0, it was working fine from quite some time but suddenly I noticed that my log file is full of messages saying ...
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Samba 4 Fedora 21, I can create the share and log in, but cant read/execute existing folders

I have samba 4 running on Fedora 21. I have a share set up: [mediastorage] comment = MediaStorage path = /mnt/mediastorage public = yes writable = yes printable = no read only ...
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System error 1314 : Samba and WIndows 7 client

I'm getting the following error when trying to log in a domain PC System error 1314 has occurred. A required privilege is not held by the client. This only occurs on this PC and it happens for all ...
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How to copy a directory of files before a particular service starts up on Windows 7

I have a Windows 7 desktop and a Linux server running SSH and Samba services. The Windows machine has a directory of files that need to be synced with a copy on the Linux server. The Windows machine ...
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SAMBA not working as a member server with Windows 2008R2

For the past month I have been trying to get samba to work as a member server in a Windows 2008R2 domain. I have followed all the steps that I have found and it seems to be working to an extent yet ...
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How to use linux date variable in smbclient command

I am attempting to put a file into remote windows drive using smbclient. The file name should be created using the linux date variable . mput DailyReport_$( date '+%Y-%m-%d' ).csv For some reason ...
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TFTP (for PXE purposes) Server running Debian, problems with Samba

The way my network works, is my DHCP server (pfSense) is on another server at 192.168.1.1. My Mac server is at 192.168.1.2, and my TFTP server (latest version of Debian) is at 192.168.1.3. I've ...
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SMB service is running on port 445 / Why / What process

I am currently trying to 'harden' all my servers, starting by turning of all services I dont need. This one is a nginx reverse proxy and metasploit says smb 445 tcp filtered ...
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Push updates to Active Directory to Samba client

I have FreeNAS 9.2 connected to Active Directory on Server 2011 with Samba to handle CIFS file shares. However, when I add or update a user in Active Directory, it appears to take hours for the change ...
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Can ping but not connect to Samba

I have installed Samba on my machine (192.168.178.50) and altered /etc/samba/smb.conf to add a share: [vs] comment = Visual Studio path = /home/mrt/Dokumente/vs/ browseable = yes read only = no ...
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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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Auth fail on Samba server with LDAP backend‏

I'm trying to configure a Samba server to simply use LDAP backend for authenticate users. Just that, I don't care of PDC/BDC, etc. The samba schema is present in the LDAP, and in the users profile. ...
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how to invisible samba folder from unwanted users?

How to hidden samba shared folders from unwanted users.The folder should be visible for that particular user.How to do it?
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Troubleshooting kerberos problems with Samba

I've run into an odd problem with Samba 3.6.23. Right now I have a Windows 2008 R2 machine that has trouble accessing shares on a domained Samba box. \\example_serv\my_share : Fails with LOGIN ...
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samba public share on ubuntu 14.10 not working no matter what i try

I have a share folder in this location and im trying to share using samba (Version 4.1.11) in ubuntu 14.10 /media/aravinda/f6c682f3-5271-4f2b-99e8-93aa3bd39990/share ...
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Make DNS server know of it's ADDC server

I have a problem and haven't been able to find an answer for it on the googles, so now I ask you I have 2 servers: Server A, ubuntu 14.04, running DNS/DHCP through bind9 and isc-dhcp-server Server ...
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Promote Windows Server 2012 to domain controller in an existing samba network

I have a Windows Server that I want to use as a domain controller to push gpo's to workstations that are on a samba 3 domain served from an Oracle Solaris server. If I were to promote this server to a ...
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migrate samba users to new server

I've read How to migrate Samba User Accounts to a new linux server? however it doesn't address my situation, or at least not with a solution. I have a RHEL 5 machine, wood, running Samba, Dovecot, ...
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Is this possible/advisable to establish SAMBA share across domains?

I realize this question will likely turn out rather complex and require a lenghty description. Likewise there’ll probably not be any short simple answer. I’ve got a large data-store (a SAN) that is ...
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Access to samba share folder without browsing

I am setting up a samba server on RHEL7. I would like to set up my share permission in the following manner - Directory shared - /shared/ /shared/private/ Files in /shared/ - /shared/file1 ...
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Mounting file in Ubuntu over Samba to home folder

I am trying to share a folder over samba to a client location /mnt in Ubuntu. For mounting to /mnt I need to use sudo. I read in some articles online that mounting to one's home folder with Samba is a ...
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CTDB and SAMBA Cluster

I am trying to setup Samba Cluster with CTDB on CentOS7. I am having some confusion about how CTDB work with SAMBA. Here are my queries - 1) How to disable CTDB IP Failback? When node1 die, node2 ...
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One printer shared by samba cannot be added to Windows via GPP

I've got a Scientific Linux 6.6 print server using cups and samba. We deploy the printers via GPP to Windows 7 x64 Enterprise clients. The latest printer we've added works fine from Linux, but cannot ...
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Change domain name in Zentyal

I am not a network administrator, but it was requested of me to do a "small" maintenance on a server. The problem was that the domain name of the server was the same as the Web domain of the company, ...
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Can I store OS X resource forks in a Samba share anywhere *else* than in dotbar files?

OS X resource forks are alternate streams of data attached to regular files. They may contain the file's custom icon, colored label, keywords, or any other metadata set by the user or by applications. ...
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Testing samba performance with Virtualbox

I have set up a VM in Virtualbox to test the effects of samba configuration changes in terms of read/write transfer speed. But successive read transfer speeds have sometimes more than 10 Mbps ...
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Why does hg choke when I veto resource forks on Samba?

I have a few users using Mercurial over Linux Samba shares, mounted on their Macs. The Samba server has the following veto rules (well discussed both here on this site and elsewhere) to prevent Macs ...
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Able to view new files from a samba share only after refresh

I'm currently trying to access a samba share from windows server 2012 When I access the share I'm only able to view 210 files out of 460 files and the remaining files are only viewable after ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Active Directory auth fails after static ip config

I'm having 6 Ubuntu 14.04 servers that are joined to active directory (2003 domain functional level 2008r2 schema) All of the servers work's fine when network interface is configured to use DHCP. But ...
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ports to open to access samba share

When I turn off my iptables service, I can successfully list my samba shares. But when I turn it back on, I cannot access them at all. Also, my SELINUX is set to permissive Here is my current ...
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Samba hides files with unicode text in their names from Windows clients

I have a few files that I synced from another server that ended up with some German (unicode) characters in their names. These files don't show up to windows clients that mount the samba CIFS shares. ...
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smb.conf - where do I set key and certificate for 'smb encrypt' transport encryption?

Reading smb.conf man page I can enforce encrypted smb transport; smb encrypt = mandatory. Where do I set the keys to use for the encrypted transport? I was expecting something like apache2: ...
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Samba 4 Domain Join Command Fails

Have been attempting to get a test server connected to our AD (Win2k12R2) but when trying to do a domain join I get this error. it@testdom:~$ sudo samba-tool domain join xxx.com DC -Uadministrator ...
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How can I set up Samba with LDAP auth for server in workgroup only?

http://serverfault.com/questions/ask?title=samba%20ldap%20workgroup%20only We have quite a few linux machines running SAMBA as standalone servers and are currently just replicating a smbpasswd file ...
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stop avahi on archlinux

I have archlinux with samba. I noticed from last update it started avahi-daemon. If I stop/disable avahi, seems samba starting avahi automatically. Also tried with kill. Printing is disabled in ...
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Samba DLC and Windows 7 Clients. Random drop of connection. Kerberos?

I have a Samba (Version 4.1.6-Ubuntu) DLC (Server role: ROLE_ACTIVE_DIRECTORY_DC) on an Ubuntu Server (Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS) Several Windows 7 Professional Clients are connected every day and usually ...
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Unable to access Samba fileshare on CentOS 7 from Windows 7 on AD Domain

I'm trying to stand up a new CentOS 7 server running Samba and I'm unable to get access to the shared directories from my Windows 7 local machine. As I'm not super familiar with CentOS 7, I followed ...
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How to manage permissions on shared filesystem in Linux and export it on Windows?

It is a bit complex scenario so I will try to make this a simple as possible for you. ENVIRONMENT I have a shared filesystem on Linux which I export on Windows using Samba4 and users which belong to ...
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Delete old machine from Samba

I'm wondering is there a way to delete old machines from Samba? I'd like to search all computers that hasn't had activity for longer than 3 months and have it removed from the domain controller. ...
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Connect OpenLDAP to Samba in read mode?

We have Samba 3 based domain controller. The password backend for the domain is pdb/*nix users, this means that we do not have LDAP service running with Samba (I may be wrong on this one, but I do not ...
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VisualSVN repositories on a NAS with Samba service

I installed VisualSVN Server on my PC with Win8.1 and I'm trying to create repositories on a network share on my rather primitive NAS that runs a Samba service. I created the user "svn" in Windows and ...
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User permissions/feature limitations of the native zfs smbshare service on linux

I'm using zfs on linux, using the sharesmb=on option to try out the native smb share feature instead of adding the zfs tank path to my smb.conf file. The share has shown up on my windows machines, ...
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EXT4 Single Larger Volume or Many Smaller Volumes

My question is regarding the file system performance of EXT4 volumes relative to size. We have a NAS running any arbitrary Linux platform. The NAS has (12) 4TB disks in a hardware RAID 6 with LVM ...
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Safe way to use a samba share on a mixed environment

Me and some friends are the network admins at our local university. Our duties include managing a small nas built on a desktop machine running latest debian. The user base (approximately 300 people) ...
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Samba only works when firewall is disabled

I can not seem to get samba to work correctly without disabling iptables. As soon as I disable iptables everything works perfectly although I am not fond of not having a firewall in place. I am hoping ...
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Samba Login with Trust Domain User

I'm studying Two-way Domain Trust between Samba and AD. I configured Trust, and I can login with Trust Domain User on Windows Client. But I can't login with Trust Domain User on Linux Client. I ...