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Samba intermittently timing out on writes to a ZFS share

I'm experiencing an odd problem on a file server intermittently failing when writing files. The problem occurs when I try to write a number of files from a (Windows 7) client at once. ...
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Windows cannot acces Samba share using Map network drive

I have a system running Debian. I installed Samba on it so I can access a share from Windows 7. When I try to map a network drive in Windows I get an error: "Windows cannot access \...". However, I ...
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Debian 6 - Linux 2.6.32-5-amd64 - Samba server with 32GB swap - how should i reuse it?

today i have the mission to tuning a Debian samba file server, previously i never ever touched it. RAM = 16GB SWAP = 32GB first of i ran a parted -l and a free -h and i saw one 3TB hdd: /dev/sda ...
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Samba will not accept the credentials

I have a Debian computer running Samba. I access the server from another computer running Windows 7. As guest, I can list the share as read-only, force user, etc. But I can not access samba server ...
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Share folder with active directory group permissions

I have a Debian as a member of our AD (which is a 2k3). I want to share 2 folders from our Debian. 1 with full access for everyone, the second only readable by group "ADM", and "PROD". Part of ...
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Can I add Samba users without having to add UNIX ones?

I am configuring a Samba share on my Debian server and I'd like to create some simple username:password accounts that could access the shares without having to add UNIX users to my machine. Can I do ...
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320 views

Samba force user does't work

I am using Samba 3.6.6 on Debian Wheezy. I want to be able to change www files on my dev server using my macbook. So I setup samba and made a share for the /var/www directory. I added the users bart ...
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Samba 3.6.6 doesn't allow force user

I was using debian squeeze and yesterday I did an upgrade to debian wheezy. Everything but samba is working fine. When I connect to samba and login with the known users I do not have the rights to ...
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269 views

Samba authentication from Windows fails, samba inappropriately falls back to usershares

sorry if the title is not so useful, but I don't thoroughly understand what the problem even is here. I just set up Samba on a file server to simplify things for the Windows users (previously, ...
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237 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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215 views

Samba server - files created as user root instead of normal user

I have a Debian Wheezy with a Samba (3.6) server installed with a /share folder, and I don't know why but files get created as user root instead of user (uid=1000), here is my conf: [global] ...
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Samba WINS server with two networks

How can you confirm if SAMBA is really setup as a WINS server ? How can you tell SAMBA to have two differents WINS server. My debian server has two networks (eth1 (10.45.13.0), eth2 (10.45.15.0)). I ...
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56 views

Can I setup a Samba master password?

I want to be able to connect to a Samba share as a specific user but I don't know his password, and I don't want to change it. I did this on Dovecot by setting up a master password, can I do something ...
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65 views

Samba - Two users for different access

I have three harddrives and I want to have two permission groups: Group1: ShareDrive: Read / Write permission TVDrive: Read permission Personal drive: No Read / Write permission (ideally they can't ...
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232 views

Speed up CIFS remote file shares

In my office I have a Debian server, a Ubuntu workstation, and a Windows laptop. I have a samba share directory on the server where I keep my source code. I access the files in this directory on both ...
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73 views

Samba password not persisting

I have a samba on debian setup with the following smb.conf [global] workgroup = WORKGROUP # Debug logging information log level = 2 max log size = 50 debug timestamp = yes ...
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224 views

Folder Showing up as a File when viewed via Samba on a NetApp

we want to change files on our NetApp file server, and on every change of these files - a Debian machine duplicates the files to two other shares. Because of the duplication method we're using lsync, ...
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144 views

Linux FTP to Windows Share [closed]

I have a Windows 2008 R2 server setup with DFS to another Windows server. I created a namespace called Linux with a folder called ClientFTP. Files added to the folder sync with both servers. Great. I ...
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580 views

samba is not starting/working

I've tried a lot of things and I am at the end of my wits here. I ask humbly for help. Basically smbd daemon refuses to start I run sudo service samba restart Stopping Samba daemons: nmbd smbd. ...
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393 views

Mounting samba share authenticated by kerberos automatically through /etc/fstab

I have a samba server working and I can access the different shares with the command smbclient -k //$server.$my_domain.$net/$my_share I would like the mount to be automatically provided at boot ...
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205 views

Clamfs+Samba blocking access when clamd is scanning

I am using Debian 6.0.6. I have installed clamfs, which mounts /var/lib/samba/shared_dir as /clamfs/shared_volume. That shared_volume is being "shared" to Microsoft Windows clients. Everything is ...
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420 views

debian mount windows share in linux and share it with samba without password

I would like to know how I would properly mount my windows harddrives in my VM ( debian ) and share it with samba so that other users can access it without a password. I'm going this way because I ...
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113 views

List all the shares in a network

I am running Linux and in my network we have got lots of systems with samba shares. Is there any way so that I could get all the samba shares information
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929 views

Install bind9.8 on Debian 6

As I am setting up a Samba4 domain, I would like to install Bind9.8, however, it is not in backports, and using testing would upgrade many other packages to testing. Any suggestions?
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Is there a maximum filepath length over Samba? And can it be changed?

I've read about filename limits in Linux but this is specifically about Samba. I hit a problem where by both Windows and Linux clients to my (Debian Squeeze) Samba server were unable to access ...
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233 views

How do I configure Debian to use available physical memory to speed up Samba connections?

I want to maximize the speed of the connections by using more of the available RAM that we have in our server (there's 4GB worth). What files would I need to edit, what directives would I need to add, ...
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211 views

Setting up separate raid5 on Debian

I want to set up a NAS/share with SAMBA on Debian(squeeze) with Webmin, and i want a setup like this: 2x40GB(IDE), in RAID1 for distro/debian. 4x40gb(SATA), in RAID5 for storage/NAS This is just ...
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376 views

raid5 samba upload write slows down

I have Samba installed on a server, that has 8 2TB HDDs in raid5, os is debian 2.6.32, 64bit. When I copy a 3.5GB file to the server, the first GB is transferred with about 100MB/s, but afterwards the ...
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411 views

Can Samba veto files,except specified directory?

OS:debian 6.0.3 kernel:2.6.32-5-adm64 samba 3.6.1 here is my smb.conf [global] workgroup = Workgroup server string = Share Server hosts allow = 192.168.1.0/24 wins support = yes dns ...
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401 views

Uploading to a Samba Share at less than a MB/s?

I have a Debian box on which iv plugged in a usb external hard drive formated with NTFS. This HDD is 2TB. I mounted that usb drive using mount: mount -t ntfs-3g /dev/sdf1 /media/backup I then ...
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Samba shows each file several times in the same folder

I have Samba 3.5.11 on Debian/kfreebsd sid. (Also tested with 3.6.1 from experimental) I have a zfs filesystem Storage/Photos. If I open one the the folders on there (Storage/Photos/folder1) it shows ...
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smbpasswd: Failed to add entry for user

tl;dr Assuming a basic (but functioning) LDAP/PAM configuration, how come smbpasswd fails with this error message when I try to add an existing UNIX/LDAP user to Samba? I have a basic, but working ...
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227 views

Debian Samba server reports free size of root drive, not all drives

I am running a Samba server on a Debian box. It works fine; Windows can read and write to it just fine, but there's one issue. The folder I'm sharing over Samba (/var/samba) is stored on my main ...
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100 views

recommended file location for samba share

I'm setting up a samba share on our office server (debian sqeeze). Is there a recommended location where to put the share on the file system in debian?
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380 views

Can't connect to Samba/LDAP share, no obvious error

I just did an initial Samba/LDAP configuration on a Debian Squeeze system. I added a single user to an ldap directory and installed libnss-ldap. I can now successfully login to the system using the ...
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How can I make ubuntu use samba to resolve windows host names?

I have an Ubuntu 11.04 computer with two vms : debian and windows xp. Each vm also has Host-only connection so I can see them from Host without setting up port forwarding. All machines can ping ...
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665 views

Samba Domain Controller with Group Policy on Debian

What version of Samba do I need to be able to implement as a Domain Controller with the ability to support Group Policies for Windows 7 clients on Debian Squeeze? If I could install as a .deb it ...
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239 views

How can I access to a folder as it was one on my own server but on a remote?

I need to provide to an application data in folder but this folder is on remote server. I know I can use NFS or SAMBA but I'm not a sysadmin, and I just know how to set up such mount point, as a ...
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1answer
750 views

samba on vmware, debian squeeze

I've installed debian squeeze as a virtual machine. I've installed and configured samba and i can't seem to connect from my windows client through explorer \ipaddr gives an error so does \ipaddr\share ...
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1answer
782 views

Samba share running on debian-squeeze slow on first connection

When I first connect to the samba share from any windows client, it is very slow. But once it's open, it becomes fast until I leave the connection unused for a while. Are there any settings which need ...
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437 views

Have a Linux files server authenticating against Active Directory. Is it possible to auto-create a user's home directory?

I have a Debian box authenticating against our Active Directory and it's working well. Currently, only users who've logged into the server via SSH (against AD) have an directory they can access ...
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Why do I get an initscript error when installing Samba using apt-get?

I'm attempting to solve this problem... Why does samba server fail to start with PANIC error? ... by reinstalling Samba, but I'm getting the following error: # apt-get install samba Reading ...
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410 views

Duplicity Errno 2 - no such file or directory

I am trying to setup a script for backing up a linux box to a CIFS share. I manually mounted the CIFS share and created a few test folders - OK I then ran duplicity manually with a rather simple ...
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4k views

Unable to Install Samba after uninstalling?

I have removed samba using : apt-get --purge remove samba and then Manually removed the smb.conf using rm *.* after going to the Samba directory. Now While I trying to install Samba again I am ...
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902 views

Unable to mount samba shares

I recently installed Debian Squeeze on my computer and since then I cannot mount any Samba shares, remote or local (running Samba server on localhost). The error I get (as root) is: cmd > ~: mount ...
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RAID Read/Write Speed Gradually Slows

This is actually a server at home, but I felt it was sufficiently complicated as to not have it on SuperUser and could easily apply to a professional situation. I have a file server running Debian ...
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858 views

Samba on Debian Lenny much slower than Windows 2008

I have a VMWare ESXi 4 server running two virtual machines. The host server is a quad core AMD Phenom II with 8 GB RAM and a RAID-5 SATA-II array. The Debian VM is Debian Lenny with latest updates - ...
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491 views

Samba permissions on a Debian server with Fedora client

I have a Debian server sharing files via Samba. I can access the files via Windows with no problems whatsoever, but when I try to mount the share on a Fedora client using the same credentials I am ...
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Error while installing Samba on Debian

When doing apt-get install samba smbfs I get the following error. How do I go about troubleshooting and fixing this? Errors were encountered while processing: samba E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg ...
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Mac OS X clients cannot see extended ACLs through samba or netatalk on a debian server

I have set up a debian box as a replacement for an old windows server for my company's central file repository. I am using acl enabled ext3 filesystem. We need to be able to use extended access ...