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“net ads join” fails in puppet exec but runs OK directly from command line

I have the following exec that joins a Linux (CentOS 6) host to an Active Directory domain. When run as root from the bash terminal, it runs successfully and the host is joined to the AD domain ...
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1answer
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Unable to access samba server

I can't connect to my samba server running CentOS 6.4 (minimal installation) that is not located within my network. When I try to connect with my Windows 7 client, the connection fails and I get the ...
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1answer
45 views

Adding win7 shared folders to *nix domain?

I have a CentOS 6.x/ NIS based network from which I need to start sharing some folders to Win7 machines. I've installed Samba on a test system but can't seem to get the trick of having the Win7 ...
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2answers
54 views

RedHat/CentOS environment discovery

I am working with a new client who lost their IT person and are trying to document what they have. It's a Linux/SunOS environment. I am trying to find their Samba or equivalent user management server ...
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104 views

Samba not using variables in smb.conf

For some strange reason samba doenst parse any of the % variables i use in smb.conf. u use centos 6 64Bit and samba is installed with yum via surnet-samba repo. %u %U are not working even %v doesnt ...
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109 views

Folder permissions for Apache vhost files on Samba share

In our website development environment, we have a central CentOS server running multiple vhosts via Apache. The vhost files are shared via SMB. Multiple developers in the office connect to this SMB ...
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CentOs 6.5 GFS2 DRBD SAMBA CTDB : g_lock_force_unlock: Could not store record: NT_STATUS_UNSUCCESSFUL

My SAMBA cluster is unreliable, I noticed that from Windows desktop (on some occasion works fine but it is not reliable), on Ubuntu I'm getting this error (same is keep repeating in the log): ...
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297 views

SMB Share (samba) Centos 6 Mounted hard drive Permission Denied

I have set up a SMB share on Centos for all users. This share is available and working correctly. Guide followed -> CentOS 6.4 Samba Standalone Server With tdbsam Backend Procedure: For diagnostic ...
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2answers
877 views

CentOS Samba wont install

I'm having trouble installing samba on my CentOS 6.5 server. I run: yum install samba it finds the packages but then the following error messages appears and I cant continue: Error: Package: ...
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0answers
112 views

Can see but not access shared samba folders using active directory

I have installed samba on my centos 6.4 server and I am able to see the shares but not access them. I am trying to use AD authentication with my DC. I have a AD user group named "webdev". The ...
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0answers
50 views

Samba Server needs to have AD authentication

My Linux server is connected to AD via Bind DN and password (without domain joining). It is using sssd for authentication. I am able to ssh and login without any issue. I have a proper setup of uid ...
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0answers
126 views

samba “username map” stopped to work after upgrade to 3.6

It was time to upgrade our group server (new HDs, problems with old installation of DRBD, etc..). Going as usually for CentOS i upgraded whole system from 6.3 to 6.4 The later one came with samba 3.6 ...
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1answer
61 views

Samba share will not connect (was working yesterday)

I have a CentOS websver with a Samba share set up (\\webserver\websites). I was connected to this share just yesterday without issue, but today my Windows 8 PC will not connect to it. I've also tried ...
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4answers
276 views

Linux file/storage server to be used in windows environment

I need to create storage server (file server) to store backups and user files from Windows machines. I'm thinking to take CentOS 6.3 as a new server OS and setup samba sharing. All of the sudden I ...
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Unkillable process after connection loss to samba share

Using this manual I've mounted samba share. I'm copying files to it using python script. Everything is working fine until some problem with network occurs. After that I get unkillable process in "D" ...
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1answer
224 views

samba to ask username password before listing shared folders

I setup CentOS and samba on a VM. I configured smb.conf and I can browse \ip_address and see files read and write. Up to here is fine. What I want to do is (I did it before but I forgot how to do it) ...
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1answer
74 views

Sharing Printers Internal Network

My company currently has an internal linux server ( Centos 5.7 ) that runs an internal website ( PHP/Apache ) for internal work. One thing that has been a bit of a problem is creating print jobs. We ...
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300 views

Samba + LDAP: user authentication works for one but not another server

I have a very frustrating problem I'm trying to solve for a few days now, maybe one of you can help me. I have two (standalone) samba servers which should authenticate the users using an LDAP server. ...
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1answer
307 views

CentOS 6.4 with samba - windows workstations fail to mount share when the internet router is down

A basic Centos6 setup, SElinux and iptables completely off. In a small office network, where the samba share is used to share documents between 10 users and their windows 7 machines. No AD in place, ...
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1answer
95 views

Samba shares empty and not writeable when browsing OS X 10.8

When I mount a Samba share it works, but it doesn't show me any files, even though they exist on the server, I also cannot write files to the share either. The server is CentOS 6.4, running Samba. ...
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1answer
668 views

CentOS Samba server to be master browser for workgroup

We have a CentOS 5.9 server (w/ latest updates) running Samba 3.0.33-3.39.el5_8. The IP address of the server is 192.168.1.28. The problem is that every night at around 4 a.m., the clients lose ...
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1answer
1k views

Why can't I access my samba shares with this simple configuration? (CentOS 6)

On a freshly installed CentOS 6 system I have the following simple smb.conf copied from another system where it is working as expected: workgroup = MYDOMAIN browseable = yes [homes] guest ok = no ...
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317 views

Unable to mount samba share

I'm using CentOS 5 and I'm trying to mount a share, but I continuously receive the same error. mount error: cifs filesystem not supported by the system mount error(19): No such device I have samba ...
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1answer
167 views

Is there a way to share via SMB a filesystem mounted via NFS without disabling SElinux?

I have two CentOS hosts. The first is NAS and the second one is a diskless SMB server. The NAS server share folder via NFS and secure Ethernet connection with SMB server. SMB server shares content to ...
2
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1answer
539 views

How can I fix this Samba setup on CentOS?

I'm trying to set a Samba share in /home/share on CentOS. I do not have great experience with setting up that kind of service. I've been following guides and recommendations here and there, but ...
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0answers
243 views

Windows Server 2008 Can't connect to Samba external share

I have a server running Windows Server 2008 R2 on a remote DC and another server running CentOS 6.2 (in another remote DC) which has a Samba configured too. From my local machine I can access the ...
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1answer
171 views

How to migrate user, groups,etc a new samba PDC

Currently I have a machine running CentOS 5.8 and Samba configured as PDC. I'm changing the CentOS operating system to Ubuntu, a group of servers, PDC is only to change, but I have some doubts. I do ...
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1answer
255 views

Samba high cpu usage after mapping shares to windows network drive

We moved our file server from Windows 2008R2 to CenotOS & Samba and did some tests. Everything worked fast and smooth so we decided to move for good. We mapped the share to network drive and then ...
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1answer
495 views

Forcing Linux Permissions Stickybits or ACLs

I have a question/confusion regarding forcing inherited permissions on Linux (namely CentOS 6) The Setup: 1 x CentOS File Server 2 x CentOS NFS Clients Lots x Windows Samba Clients The file share ...
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1answer
1k views

nmb: unrecognized service when installing Samba

I've followed these steps to install Samba on my CentOS package. However, when I try to run chkconfig --level 345 nmb on, I get a nmb: unrecognized service error. I tried service nmb status and ...
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0answers
3k views

how to solve NT_STATUS_HOST_UNREACHABLE in CentOS when connecting to (windows) file server via SAMBA

I am using CentOS and I need to connect to a file server running on windows. My friend told me that I need to install SAMBA to be able to do that. and so I installed samba and when I try to check if ...
2
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1answer
2k views

Samba share accessible via IP address, but not via hostname

I have a CentOS VM running in VMWare player. The host is Windows Server 2008 R2. The hostname is set properly. The FQDN is hostname.company.net. The wiki is accessible via browser both via the short ...
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4answers
437 views

Disable CentOS users from everything but samba use.

I have a storage server running some samba shares. I need to create multiple users for each individual working at my company, but I only want them to be able to access samba from the client machines. ...
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1answer
2k views

Can connect to Samba, but access denied to homes

I can connect to the samba server using both IP address and server name, and I can see the home folder name, but can't connect to it smb.cnf [global] workgroup = WORKGROUP server string = ...
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1answer
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Mount Windows share via CIFS in CentOS not working (but smbclient does)

I'm a bit frustrated...I'm trying to mount a windows share via CIFS in CentOS 6.3, but it's not working: mount -v -t cifs -o credentials=/data/conf/credentials/fileserver //10.0.1.200/projects ...
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2answers
258 views

SELinux preventing cups-pdf output to samba shared directory

I want to setup an cups-pdf printer to print PDFs to a samba shared directory but SELinux denies cups access to the shared directory. (cups needs to write to a local FS directory which is hosted as a ...
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1answer
1k views

CentOS and Samba logs

I've noticed that Samba server logs to /var/log/smb.conf and /var/log/messages. How to disable logs from /var/log/messages? I've tried to edit the rsyslog config file: ...
0
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1answer
150 views

SBS backup to linux share

Im currently looking for a solution regarding backing up windows to a network share which is located on a linux machine (Shared trough samba). I cant get it to work with the current setup (SBS backup ...
0
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1answer
808 views

Centos: creating new ADS samba share

I followed several guides to set up samba sharing on our domain. I've got it working where I can join the domain, list the shares, and connect to the samba share from windows. When I connect from ...
0
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1answer
702 views

Why is samba denying me access to my drive installed newly on CentOS from windows?

I mounted a new drive on /New_drive my CentOS 5.7 box running Samba (3.0.33-3.29) and configured in fstab as follows: /dev/VolGroup00/LogVol00 / ext3 defaults 1 1 ...
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1answer
49 views

Sharing folder across network

I have 10 linux servers and i would like to set a folder in one of the boxes for shared access. 1 server will contain files and I want 9 of the other servers to be able to read from and write to the ...
4
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2answers
3k views

How to reduce Samba CPU usage on CentOS server?

We run a small CentOS server as a test environment with staff connecting to it via Samba shares (from a combination of Macs and PCs). The smbd service is utilising 5-10% CPU per user - which seems ...
2
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2answers
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What is Linux process 'SMBD' running on my server?

I am trying to figure out how to clean up my server, better monitor its processes and memories, and more. I came across the 'top' command and see several instances of 'smbd' and 'sshd'. I assume the ...
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1answer
416 views

Why does my samba server serve data so slowly even when said data is cached?

I have a CentOS 5.6 server with the base Samba install. It has an 8 drive Raid 5 attached to an Areca 1880, hdparm tests give me back ~450MBps and I can confirm close to that with a dd to /dev/null. ...
2
votes
1answer
428 views

CentOS 6 Gnome login immediately logs me out

Have a strange issue on freshly installed CentOS 6, with Samba Windows 2008 R2 authentication. The login succeeds, and even the home directory created, but then I'm thrown back to the login scren ...
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2answers
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Automatic Samba password / linux user passwords sync?

I used Webmin to setup a basic Samba share on my server. Webmin created my smbusers from the available linux users. But it left all of their smbpassword's as blank instead of using their linux user ...
0
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1answer
533 views

Samba performance slow even on the smallest file

I've setup Samba on my CentOS 5.5 server and its incredibly slow even to write a text file, talking like 5-10 seconds just to write an 8k file. I personally think its a miss configuration but not 100% ...
2
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1answer
2k views

Windows XP and SAMBA

We have a CentOS 5.5 server that is running kernel 2.6.18-194.32.1.el5 and SAMBA version 3.0.33-3.29.el5_6.2. We have a hidden share created that we use to map network drives to. This was working ...
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1answer
504 views

samba share on windows 7 won't give me access to /var but gives me access to everyother directory

i have samba share set up to give me access to my linux box from my windows 7 machine, everything is fine, except i can't access the /var director for some reason through windows. however, i can ...
0
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2answers
1k views

Connecting to Samba share over the internet

I have been trying to connect a Linux box to a remote Samba share, with no success. The Samba share is a NAS, mapped to be accessible from the Internet, and to be used as a secondary backup box. The ...