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

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Mac OS X Server authenticate Samba agains external LDAP

Here's our current situation; We have 2 networks that are connected to each other with a router. The first network in an Microsoft Active Directory based network. The second network is an Apple Mac OS ...
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Setting Folder Quota in Samba

The main problem is that if a user has used up their home directory quota, then they are unable to write to group directories as well. I have a samba server that obtains user information from an ...
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CIFS samba autofs with spaces

I think that I'm having issues with autofs mounting a Windows share because it contains a space. As a matter of education, I don't want to remove the space. I want to get this working. I can mount ...
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Mounting encrypted Samba share (linux server/client)

I'm trying to set up encrypted samba access. In order to achieve that I've added 2 lines to [global] scope in smb.conf: server signing = mandatory smb encrypt = mandatory But unfortunately I can't ...
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Can't connect to SAMBA - ISP is blocking it [migrated]

Security issues aside, I'd like to connect to a SAMBA share from home to a server (dedicated or vps, doesn't matter). The server works perfectly. The issue is on the client side. Let me more clear: ...
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Samba force port

I have a file server Running Samba here at my company. Half of the computers are Macs and it is very slow to connect to Samba from OS X. But I found out that if I force connection through port 139 ...
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users in openLDAP Groups on Windows Server not gaining access to share

I have openldap and samba PDC setup. My windows server is a member of the samba Domain. I have a group created with users. I can see the group on the windows 2008 server, however when I add this group ...
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How to restrict samba shared files access in web browser?

I have configured samba to share the files.But i want to restrict these shared files are showing except authorized users in the web browser. for ex: My smb.conf file is [Creative] printable ...
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How to use local accounts on samba machine

I have a linux system running samba which has an ethernet connection to a Windows 7 PC. After reading and trying a lot I got the following configuration: [myShare] path = /usr/share/mySystemUser/ ...
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Samba vulnerability to rpcclient attack

There is what seems to be a known vulnerability in Samba exploitable via rpcclient. One can use rpcclient to access a Samba server, and then by using commands such as srvinfo, enumprivs, lookupnames ...
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Samba4 internal DNS and isc-dhcp zone update

Could anybody explain, how to solve this problem with internal samba4 DNS and dynamic zone updates from isc-dhcp? In the logs I have: dhcpd: Unable to add reverse map from ...
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Why are Windows XP and 7 qemu/kvm guests not recognizing updates to a local Samba share?

I develop cross-platform software and test the Windows ports with wine, Windows XP, and Windows 7, the latter two tested using qemu with KVM. I also have several versions of OS X and Debian Wheezy as ...
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Why won't a specific external host connect to a Samba share?

We are running a dev server on CentOS 6.5 that has a Samba setup to share user folders and some other shared folders. Locally, users have connected using their specific user/pass credentials fine ...
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Windows - mount network drive with client-side read/write caching from Linux storage server

Is there a way to mount network drive on Windows with client-side read/write cache enabled? In my case drive is guaranteed to be mounted by 1 user, and performance is way more important than ...
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can't restart samba from restart or service, but /etc/init.d/smbd restart works

on ubuntu 14.04 I followed the tutorial at https://help.ubuntu.com/12.04/serverguide/samba-fileserver.html to set up samba (pretty trivial). After installing (and fully rebooting the machine, just ...
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Samba 4 (Ubuntu) Administration (Active Directory) via RSAT using Windows 7 error

I want to administrate Samba 4 (Active Directory) via RSAT (Remote Server Administration Tools) using Windows 7. I have installed the RSAT and opened the "Active Directory Computers and Users" tool in ...
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Samba module full_audit is logging actions that didn't occured

Our company has a file server, a Debian Squeeze 64 bits, sharing some folders to Linux servers using NFSv2 and to Windows workstations using Samba. I want to log access to a specific set of shared ...
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Working example of mount.cifs -o setuids

According to man mount.cifs the option setuids should somehow affect the owner for new files on cifs mount, but there are many contradictory threads on lists.samba.org on this issue. No matter what I ...
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cifs implicit chown to current user

I want to mount a samba share, so it looks completely like a local mount. I added admin users on server so chown works on client. One problem remains: when I access the mount as a non-root user, new ...
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Cant create, delete or rename files

/etc/passwd [..] seagate:x:1000:1001:,,,:/mnt/seagate/:/bin/false medion:x:1002:1003:,,,:/mnt/medion:/bin/false seagate_ro:x:1001:1002:,,,:/mnt/seagate:/bin/false ...
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'Azure' will not let me to connect to Samba

I am relatively new to CentOS and Samba for that matter, but have recently taken the plunge and I'm trying to do something which I'm sure is very basic. [global] netbios name = AZURE server string = ...
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Create and Manage Windows NFS Shares for Linux Clients with AD Authentication

I have a Windows file server that I would like to create NFS shares on. These shares need to be accessible by both Windows 7 domain clients and Linux clients (Red Hat 5 & 6) using Samba/Winbind ...
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unable to change environment variable using setenv()

I have an a member server with a windows PDC with active directory. Security=ads. I am trying to set an environment variable(credential cache) using C: setenv("CCACHE","cache_name",1); However, ...
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Samba 4 schema extension - restart needed?

I'm integrating a custom schema in a Samba 4.2 server. This is working quiet well (using ldbmodify) but I wonder if it is necessary to stop the samba service before running ldbmodify. The Samba Wiki ...
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How to Configure Ubuntu server samba active directory for authentication subdomain without control of parent firewall?

We have an organizational Windows domain xxx.org which provides DHCP, Gateway, Network, Winbind, firewall, etc. At a remote site we have another domain yyy.org that we manage and control. Currently, ...
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Accessing a samba share from a separate LAN [closed]

I have 2 LANs at home : A main LAN running behind my ISP's modem (acting as a router with an IP address of 192.168.0.1, which I'll refer to as router A). Attached to this router is a Raspberry Pi at ...
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Samba logging all Macs on our network to log.workstation

We have a Samba share on an Ubuntu 14.04 server. Per-machine logging is switched on via log.%m. I understand from the Samba documentation that %m is the NetBIOS machine name for the client machine. ...
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Where are the zentyal users stored?

I just succeeded in setting up zentyal and sending/receiving emails. The problem is, the first user that I created in zentyal Users and Computers, does not show up. I can not reproduce the problem ...
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What would cause pysmb to fail when OSX Finder “Connect to Server…” succeeds? [migrated]

(originally asked on StackOverflow, but I think there are more appropriate experts here): I'm trying to transfer a file from a remote samba share (on a windows server) in a python script (running on ...
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File locking with CTDB and GlusterFS not working

We are having issues getting our GlusterFS and CTDB implementation to work. It could be that what we are attempting to do is not supported but I'm not able to understand why. We have two file servers ...
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[Ubuntu][Samba 4.1.6] Wrong directory mode

I use Samba 4.1.6 on Ubuntu 14.04. Settings: create mask = 0660 directory mask = 0770 I would like to "force" the directory / create mask for mount's from Windows & Linux. But I don't know, ...
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Execute script on file access in samba

So no matter how many time we say "don't open suspicious attachments" our users appear incapable of not f'ing up our server with cryptolockers and they seem to keep slipping through our virus scanner. ...
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how to use ldap user account on samba share?

I have ldap user existing on ldap server. And now I want to authenticate that user on samba share to give permission for share folder. How that is possible that Ldap user act as samba user using some ...
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Get value from hiera hash in Puppet

I have this structure in my hiera file that create some rules in my smb.conf. samba::shares: PDF: - comment = "PDF" - path = /home/smb/pdf - browseable = yes - hide dot files = yes ...
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Allow guest read/write access to Netatalk AFP share

I am running Netatalk 3.14dev on Ubuntu 14.04. This box is being used as a webserver and we already have a Samba share pointed at the /var/www folder to allow our developers to work on sites hosted on ...
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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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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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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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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 ...