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

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Can't connect to Samba server via FQDN despite it resolving to the correct IP address

I'm really hoping that you guys can help me with a really weird problem I'm having with a new Samba server. I can connect to the server just fine via its IP address. I can also connect with its short ...
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openVPN file transfer speed

Problem: File downloads to remote office, pulling data from server are stuck at 128KB/sec (as reported by windows explorer), which is roughly 1mbps. Question: Why can't I get close to remote office ...
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Samba, hosts allow = .example.com

I'm trying to limit access to a Samba share to hosts on the .example.com domain. But when I try to connect from a host on that domain I get denied. smb.conf [share1] ... valid users = ralph hosts ...
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CentOS 7, smb service requires a `systemctl restart smb` to work

CentOS 7, smb service requires a systemctl restart smb to work after rebooting. On each every reboot. Right after a boot, connections to Samba simply hang and then fail. Restarting the service makes ...
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What authentication protocols are negotiated by HP Printers to Windows Server Shares?

I am trying to find information specifying the protocol negotiation process for newer HP printers that can perform direct scans to Windows-style shared folders - in particular, the HP 8600-series is ...
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'Kerberos Method' on Samba 3.0

When running sudo net ads join -U admin to add my domain to the realm, I get the error: Unknown parameter encountered: "kerberos method" I found out that kerberos method is not supported by Samba ...
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Cross domain - AD group membership changes not reflected in winbind

I have similar cases on this thread at AD group membership changes not reflected in winbind information. The only difference is that this only occurs on "cross domain" for my scenario. Here is my ...
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server behind cisco tunnel, some windows clients can't connect

I have the following scenario: I have a ubuntu 14.04 linux server with apache web server and samba the servers network is 192.168.1.0 I am accessing the server from a remote site (site's network ...
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Unable to configure CNTLM

I am setting up a proxy server on my linux system using CNTLM. I have edited the cntlm.conf file and made the following changes- # # Cntlm Authentication Proxy Configuration # # NOTE: all values ...
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How to delete journal on ext3 network drive

Something happened when I was copying files to a ext3 drive (via network, mounted by samba) and I lost ability to write anything to this HDD. After I used dmesg command it is explained: db: Current: ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Failing to join domain for Integration with Active Directory (winbind & samba)

I've followed the tutorial at this link https://help.ubuntu.com/community/ActiveDirectoryWinbindHowto Everything seems to be configured somewhat correctly, net rpc join worked and the realm is listed ...
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Track a machine who is entering bad passwords into a samba3 domain controller

I have a user who is getting its account locked constantly because an other machine is trying to login with an old and bad password and thus locking the user's account... The user doesn't know which ...
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Is it safe to delete chunks.chk file while using SDFS?

I setup a temporary storage NAS using various hard drives and random components lying about my workshop. It is running CentOS 7, with a software RAID of 8 500 GB SATA drives connected as spare drives ...
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Samba Locking excel files

I am having a problem with excel going to read only mode. It is kind of a strange problem though. It will ask if the user wants to go into read only mode and if they close out of the file and reopen ...
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smbclient NT_STATUS_LOGON_FAILURE against Windows Server 2012 R2 share

We are running Debian wheezy, with smbclient v 3.6.6, trying to reach a Windows 2012 R2 share. This conundrum involves two users: ReadOnlyUser and WriteUser We have been using -A ...
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Debian Samba share Authentification with RADIUS server

I'm trying to configure Samba (apt-get install samba) to authenticate users using a RADIUS server and i cannot find anything useful. Is it possible ? I tought i could set Samba to use the PAM ...
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Samba4 - PDC and windows 2000

could anybody explain, how solve this problem: domain on samba4 works without problem with windows machines > XP, but in my network i have few machines with win2000Server,in new, samba domain, ...
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Cannot see all files in Samba share

I have a user who is traveling overseas and is connecting to our samba fileserver on a Windows 7 machine. He is able to authenticate and open the share just file, he can traverse through his sub ...
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nginx lock issue Internal Server Error [duplicate]

I've got pictures on my nginx 1.4.7 server, when I open it trough my brower image are goods. But when an other process read file trough samba (I deal with .net) : using (var img = ...
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Connect to Samba Share across OpenVPN tunnel

I've recently setup OpenVPN for remote connection to our CentOS 6 file server. Server Static IP: 10.0.0.66 Remote OpenVPN IP: 10.8.0.1 However when using the OpenVPN connection I am unable to ...
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Can I specify a port when connecting to a Windows share?

I have a network setup like this (Windows File Server) <-> (Windows Gateway) <-> (Workstation). I am trying to allow the Workstation to access a share on the Windows File Server. I was ...
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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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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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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. ...