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

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Samba on Simply Mepis 1.5G can't join Active Directory domain

As a proof of concept I have Simply Mepis 1.5G (the Linux Box) running on an Oracle VirtualBox. Also on the Network I have a Windows Vista for Business Laptop and a Windows 7 Professional Laptop. I ...
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samba full audit: meaning parameters

I have set full audit in samba, but there are some parameters that would like to know exactly what they mean Full audit full_audit:prefix = %I|%m|%S full_audit:success = mkdir rmdir pread read ...
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Samba and windows2008 AD,ldap works for windows,not for samba

The situation Two server one slackware with latest samba 4.3 another windows with windows2008R2 From a linux client i did ldapsearch -vvv -d 100 -b dc=server,dc=prov -H ldap://server.prov ...
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logon scripts on samba domain controler

We are using samba (version 4) NT4 style as domain controller, for windows 7 with roaming profiles and logon script to make some restriction regarding to system usage (available devices etc). Problem ...
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Identifying files being actively written to CIFS share

Is there a way to identify files that are actively being written to a CIFS mount in Linux? I am interested in skipping those files. My first thought would be to fine tune the find command with ...
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samba 4 create mask not working

I have following samba config [global] server string = %h server (Samba, Ubuntu) server role = standalone server map to guest = Bad User obey pam restrictions = Yes ...
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Samba printing gives NT_STATUS_NO_SPOOL_SPACE

I have a CUPS server with 1 printer attached, and then shared via Samba. Though every few days printing via Samba stops working, with the following error: $ echo test | smbclient ...
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Broadcasting a printer from Cups / Samba

I am currently attempting to broadcast my postscript printer from my debian machine to other (Windows) based machines on the network. I came across this article and this article which explained 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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SELinux create custom role

I have a folder shared out via Samba, and a Docker container which I would like to give access to said folder by adding it as a volume to the Docker container (yes, I know that's not portable). ...
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Transfer speed over network faster than from the server itself Ubuntu 14.04 [migrated]

I have a home server low powered 800mhz 2 cpu running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I have attached a 5TB external hard drive USB 3.0 and I get average 30MB+/s read speed using hdparm -t --direct. My issue is ...
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Samba4 AD network homes for OS X

We are trying to setup a samba4 active directory to provide login and network home directories for OS X clients. We succeeded to setup the samba4 AD and join the domain with one OS X test client, ...
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Usermapping on Ubuntu with a Windows NFS server

First of all the idea of what I want: I have a ubuntu server (name: leda) with an OpenLDAP server in combination with a Samba server, which "emulates" a Windows domain. Now I have a second server ...
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Samba server permissions not work

I have Samba server installed on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS I set up some smb shares for everyone. For example this is a part of my smb.conf: [logs] path = /srv01/logs browsable = yes ...
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Win XP not saving mapped drive to Samba - Reconnect at login is ticked

I have Windows XP SP3 and Samba 3.6. From Windows Explorer I go Tools > Map network Drive and create a connection to my server (//server/share`), ticking the Reconnect at login box. All works fine, ...
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Samba Security - Set permissions for anyone write on share (root and others)

I have a server with Samba4. I need to configure the permissions for anybody can write on the share, but at the moment only the root users in the clients can write. How can i fix this? My smb.conf ...
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horde 5 ldap/samba4 authentication fails “Bad search filter Parameters”

I am trying to authenticate my horde users against my samba4 active directory but I am always getting a "Bad search filter Parameters" error. Unfortunately I am not able to identify the exact problem ...
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WindowsNT.3.5 domain: location of homes

Context: I am working with a Samba PDC (not AD mode) which emulate a MS NT Server 3.5. My problem is with the following line on smb.conf: logon home = \\%L\%U This line makes users mount a home ...
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IIS can't recover connectivity to shared configuration: “Configuration file is not well-formed XML”

I am creating a HA cluster of web servers. For this particular install its not practical to set up all the infrastructure required for Web Deploy to be fully automated. Instead, I'm using Shared ...
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sqlserver is always mapped to nobody on samba when doing backup to UNC path

I have an issue in the configuration, I guess. Due to the fact that the user is always mapped to nobody, I have to set the chmod for the backup folder to 0666 which is the number of the beast and ...
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Stop Samba Timeouts on Windows XP [closed]

We recently bought a Drobo to archive all our videos ready for broadcast. Everything is working fine between all my computers whether it be Mac, Linux, or Windows 10. We have one Windows XP computer ...
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samba4 vfs_audit + vfs_recycle not logging deletes

I want to log all user deletes on samba shares. I noticed that when using vfs_audit and vfs_recycle together the deletes are not logged by samba. In the below config, deletes on [share1] are not ...
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Windows mount linux samba share using UPN

I got a linux samba server sharing a folder. About 4-5 windows desktop is trying to access the share folder. I think the windows clients are using Windows 7 / 8. Most of the machine can mount using ...
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When accessing Samba shares from Windows 10, smbstatus is reporting duplicate nobody:nogroup PID entries

When I run Windows programs located on a Samba share from a Windows 10 Pro 64 computer I get duplicate nobody:nogroup PID entries appearing in the smbstatus output. These entries do not go away until ...
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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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Using Glusterfs Dist-Replica Storage Pool for Hyper-V Virtual Machine Storage

Am chasing down some information regarding an upcoming project. So Basically we have a large Glusterfs Dist-Replica Storage pool running on ubuntu and we want to have several virtual machines running ...
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can connect to Samba, but can not access any file

I have installed samba on my Centos 6.5 successfully. and I have also created samba users as well. in windows 7 client, I can connect to samba and I can see files, but when I try to open it, It says I ...
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Samba share yielding “invalid handle”

I have a strange behavior that came up suddenly with a samba share (arch linux) since yesterday. The only trigger that I can think of is a system update (pacman -Syu). Ever since, the root share (/) ...
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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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Samba “force user” issue with AD Integration

I'm trying to connect from a windows client to a samba share on linux. The linux server could be successfully joined to AD. Authentication with "valid users = @DOMAIN\windowsgroup" also works ...
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Access denied to Samba share from Windows 10

Samba version: Version 4.1.17-Ubuntu Ubuntu 15.10 When accessing a Samba share in windows, I can see the share but whenever I try and access it - entering the same username and password as the Samba ...
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Samba: non-deletable directory in public share

I have this in smb.conf [global] security = user guest account = nobody map to guest = Bad User [myshare] path = /var/myshare available = yes browsable = yes guest ok = yes read only = no force ...
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sssd active directory username same as local user

Hi have a Ubuntu box setup to login to AD. I can login to AD using usernames that do not match local usernames however I have a local username that also exists in AD and I want to be able to login to ...
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linux - windows ad authentication - why join domain?

When using Windows AD to authenticate users on Linux servers is there an advantage to using Winbind and "Joining the Domain" over just authenticating via Kerberos and looking up UID,GID, home dir, etc ...
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Winbind forgets who I am

On one of our Ubuntu 14.04 servers, running Winbind 4.1.6+dfsg-1ubuntu2.14.04.9, Winbind periodically forgets who I am, resulting in strange errors like ssh aborting with an "unknown uid" error ...
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login with active directory users on debian jessy not working

I'm trying to get the login with active directory users working for nearly a week now. First of all, I'm pretty new to pam, samba, kerberos and winbind. We worked with local users and sudo before, but ...
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How do I create a communal share with Samba?

I'm trying to set up a "communal" share on a samba server. I want it to have these properties: Anyone that is part of group X can read/write anything on the share, including files created by other ...
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Samba - creating an explicit homes share

When mentioned in the config file, the [homes] is a metashare for autocreating a share for each logged user. Is there a way to explicitly allow a share called homes?
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Output from “wbinfo --user-groups USER” and “wbinfo --group-info GROUP” do not match

I am using Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server release 6.7 with winbindd/smbd version 3.6.23-20.0.1.el6. I created some new AD groups and added existing users. I used this command: wbinfo --group-info ...
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How can I change the localSID for a SAMBA Server?

I am trying to change the localSID for a SAMBA server, however I am unable to. I have tried the command "net setlocalsid" to no avail. To troubleshoot I have also stopped the smbd and nmbd services, ...
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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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kinit succeeded but ads_sasl_spnego_krb5_bind failed: SASL bind in progress

I'm trying to use fedora and samba as a file server. Using kerberos i'm trying to make sure no passwords are transmitted over my network. I'm able to use samba for its file server capabilities, ...
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Support users in openldap catalog with samba specific attributes

2016 is coming. We still use openldap. I have openldap server from ubuntu 12.04 with existing users. It provides the authentication layer in addition to containing the user, group, and machine ...
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Couldn't define user password in fstab

I am trying to add the below entry to /etc/vfstab on Solaris 11.2 to mount a windows shared folder on reboot time: //192.168.1.45/share - /mnt/winshare smbfs - yes ...
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One slow SMB/CIFS share causes slow and laggy network performance to or from fast ones in Windows 7

Windows 7 SP1+ (Ultimate), connected to both local network Samba (latest stable versions) over Gigabit Ethernet, as well as a VPN'ed Samba share that goes out over my ISP link (1200 kbps uplink). All ...
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samba issue when files or directories created

I have a samba server setup on debian 7 / samba 3.6.6, the problem is as follows; If one creates a file or a directory in a share from a linux client box, the file or directory has the proper ...
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Samba doesn't seem to stay joined to Active Directory domain [closed]

I can initially join a linux box to the domain with these commands: sudo kinit administrator@WINDOWS.CORP.SPRINGVENTUREGROUP.COM sudo net ads join -k After a few hours or the next day, this ...
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Unable to join domain using samba tool net or realm/sssd

On a rhel7 server I am trying to join the server to a domain, but I am getting the following failure: net ads join -S domain.example.org -U name Enter name's password: Failed to join domain: failed ...
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Is it possible to expose pipe file from docker container?

Docker assume one container for one application. I have two apps (samba and squid) what talk to each other with pipe file. Is it possible to expose or share this pipe file between two containers?
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How config samba to use ladp attr “userPassword” password OR config ldap when attr “userPassword” changed then “sambaNTPassword” will be changed too?

I installed samba-4.1.12-24.el7_1.x86_64 and openldap-2.4.39-7.el7.centos.x86_64 and self-service-password for ladp user change their password. I noticed self-service-password will change ldap attr ...