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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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Why are my Macs failing to authenticate to my SAMBA file sharing server?

I have recently set up a SAMBA file share. After going through a series of steps, I have finally been able to have most of my computers see this server. The primary requirements were: 1) it had to be ...
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Samba 4 “file server will not allow any additional users to log on”

I have samba 4.0.6 as AD DC and fileserver on ubuntu 12.04 in a Mac environment. After some time the OS X clients will not connect to the server with the error message: "The file server will not allow ...
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Samba share not working for osx users, but fine for windows users?

Using webmin on a linux box I setup a few samba shares. I can access them fine using any windows machine, but when I connect to the server using osx, finder prompts me for a username and password then ...
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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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Samba3 share for Windows, Linux and OSX is unreliable

Our companys NAS recently died and has now been replaced by a rackserver running Ubuntu. I installed samba3 which authenticates against our active directory. I defined a share for our graphics ...
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Write issues on Linux Samba shares with OS X clients

Our web development company has a Linux server with a Samba share which employees use to develop websites. On the Samba share are numerous directories which serve as document roots for a webserver ...
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Sharing folder from Linux to Mac, Samba or NFS? [closed]

When I need to access (read/write) to a folder of many files under Linux from Mac OSX, there are two options: Install Samba in Linux and share as Windows share Share via NFS Which one is the ...
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Setting up a Linux Ubuntu Server to provide Samba, AFP and Windows Roaming Profiles

I'm replacing our old Windows XP Pro office server with a HP Microserver running Ubuntu Server 12.04 LTS. I'm not a Linux expert but I can find my way around a terminal prompt, I'm a Mac user by ...
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Is Mac OsX (from 10.5.8 ) compatible with CIFS used in Windows Server 2012?

I need to check if our Graphics Office (all using Mac's) are compatibles with our future Windows Server 2012 file server. The oldest OsX version we have is 10.5.8. Thanks
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OSX 10.7.4 samba3.6.6 get_user_groups: failed to get the unix group list

Hello I've been running samba3 via mac ports on osx for quite sometime. I don't use it very often but recently I noticed I could no longer login. I know I've done system updates to osx, but now I ...
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423 views

Parallels ignoring added registry DWORD values?

I'm attempting to join a Win7 Pro machine running on lion through Parallels 7 to Parallels is set to use briged ethernet adapter, DNS has been set to our internal servers, can ping the domain ...
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How to speed up SMB connection between a Mac client and Isilon storage server?

So we have a Isilon Storage Cluster, and both Windows and Mac Clients connecting to it. Windows (for obvious reasons) connects and performs extremely well using SMB. OSX on the other hand, does not. ...
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535 views

Samba Network Drive + Mac OS X Lion?

I've configured a Samba server and Shared Folder on a remote server running Ubuntu. It works perfectly as a remote network drive on Windows and Mac OS X Snow Leopard clients, but won't connect on Mac ...
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141 views

Mac data Backup-ped via SAMBA instead AFP: is it a bad thing?

i've a QNAP Nas, but at the moment the AFP protocol seems to be bugged. I've an office with 5 mac who saves data into a Mac Server. I want to backup data via Samba protocol to the Qnap Nas Server EXT4 ...
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283 views

Multiple users writing to one Samba mount point in OSX

I have an OSX box containing a script which writes a unique file to a Samba share. The first part of the script mounts the share. On the machine are 2 users- UserA and UserB. Each requires to run ...
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mac osx lion samba3 installed, not visible in windows 7 network list

so here is the thing. i have installed samba3 on my macbook pro (osx lion) if i go to my windows pc and i put \\<ip of mac> into explorer bar this works i get the list of shared files. But now ...
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925 views

Broken folder behavior in OS X 10.6.7 Finder

We're running into a problem with certain files and folders on our Windows 2003 R2 file share. The problem only affects OS X 10.6 clients. Certain files and folders on the share seem to lose their ...
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Samba performance is slow with an OSX 10.6 client

I have just set up a new Samba 3.3 server on a virtualized CentOS 5.4 machine and have found that it is having performance issues under a very particular set of circumstances. My boss has a Macbook ...
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533 views

Samba config and Mac OS X mounting

I'm aware that his question should maybe be posted on SuperUser. But as it probably has something to do with the Samba server, i'm posting it here. I'm trying to mount one of my Samba shares in Mac ...
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842 views

AFP is much slower than Samba… How can this be?

I got a FreeNAS Server running (FreeNAS 8RC2) with a raidz1 ZFS pool that shares a volume with both AFP and SAMBA to multiple Mac (All running Snow Leopards 10.6.6). After some testing, I've noticed ...
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Mac OS X automount not mounting fstab entries correctly

I'm trying to automount a Windows SMB share on Mac OS X. The first thing I tried was to put entries only in /etc/fstab: $ dgrant$ cat /etc/fstab //darrengrant@d-grant/share /pc/share smbfs ...
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Samba creates two files on copy of one file

I've set up Samba share on a Centos system and all works fine except whenever I copy a file using OS X Finder to a share it makes two files, the actual file and what looks to be a log file, which has ...
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336 views

setgid on samba share not working with Mac OS X

I've set the setgid-bit on folders within my samba-share. It works like a charm for windows and linux clients. Accessing such a folder with a mac-client the setgid is ignored and the group permission ...
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271 views

Postfix/Samba on Linux using LDAP from an OS X serveer

On a project I need to use a database of users that is stored on a Mac Server based LDAP to create a mailserver using postfix+courier and a samba. Can you tell me if anyone made this or if it's ...
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117 views

Samba running slow between OS-X and Fedora Core

I've got a local web development server set up in my house running FC 12. It is running samba and I map to a defined area to do web development. It has been fast ever since I set it up over 6 months ...
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OS X Client & Ubuntu Server - Best way for client to access files on server?

I've got a local development web server running Ubuntu. I also have an iMac running OS X 10.6 which I use a client and is my development machine. I'm currently have Samba server installed on my ...
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Permissions for new directory and file on Samba when connecting through mac osx

I'm using ubuntu server 10 and I have this configuration in my smb.conf: [www] comment = Web files path = /var/www browsable = yes writeable = yes create mask ...
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636 views

Copying files from OSX to samba, force create mode not working

I have a problem whereby I have set up a samba share with these parrameters: [Design] path = "/sec/projects/design" writeable = yes browsable = yes valid users = @design force group = design force ...
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Samba on OS X 10.6.4

I just updated from 10.6.3 to 10.6.4, and now my Samba shares won't mount and won't allow access into the directories. In the logs, I've started to get the following errors, any idea what might have ...
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590 views

Snow Leopard connecting to Unbuntu 10.04 through Samba failure — need help fixing

I have a Ubuntu 10.04 web server. I want to connect to it with my OSX 10.6 machine and Finder. I have installed openSSH and Samba on the Ubuntu machine. In my smb.conf I have a Share Definition: ...
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Permission denied when copying on a fileshare in Finder, but copying via command line works

I'm trying to copy files on a SMB fileshare. When I attempt to copy the files in Finder, I get the following error: The operation can’t be completed because you don’t have permission to access some ...
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Why does the Mac OS X (10.6) Finder stop being able to connect to Windows computers?

We have one Mac (a MacBook Pro Unibody) amongst our Windows machines which connects to the "server" (actually a Dell running Windows XP Pro) to access documents. This works just fine most of the time, ...
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Samba and Snow Leopard — slow connects

Does anyone know if there is a root cause and solution to the OS X 10.6 Samba issues? We are seeing very slow connects from 10.6.2 to Windows Server 2003 via samba. (smbclient connects fast every ...
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263 views

Changing Permissions on a Windows Share from Linux?

I haven't the slightest idea is this is possible, though I believe it is not. I would like a Linux client to be able to change permissions on folders on a Samba share on an NT (or Windows 2000, or ...
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connecting to Ubuntu file share from Mac OS X

I have a headless Ubuntu server running on my network. Initially I had configured it for SAMBA for use with my windows machines and that seemed to work ok. I've just bought a Mac and am trying to ...
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Adobe Acrobat Sqlite errors with Mac OS X network accounts

We have set up network accounts for our Snow Leopard Users on several Macs, which work great except for applications that use a local Sqlite database for their preferences/cache. The biggest problem ...
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OS X: Finder error -36 when using SMB shares on a Samba server bound to AD

We're looking at deploying SMB homes on Debian (5.0.3) for our mac clients rather than purchasing four new Xserves. We've got our test servers built and functioning properly. Windows clients behave ...
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1answer
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Can I have a Linux based Server which handles roaming profiles for Windows and Mac OS X?

Is it possible to have roaming profiles for Windows, and portable home directories for Mac OS X be served up from a Linux Server ? ie: 1 home directory for a mixed environment.
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762 views

Snow Leopard Permissions in Shared Folders reset on saving file

I have several users who access their accounts on OSX through their windows machines over samba. As soon as they update/save a file, it sets the permissions to -rwxr----- which means no other users ...
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Permission issues with Samba and OS X

I'm having some serious permission issues with Mac client machines (OS X Snow Leopard) connected to a UNIX server (running CentOS) through Samba. No matter which permissions I set for a file on the ...
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Windows Server 2008 and slow connecting to server with OS X

I'm setting up a new Windows Server 2008 x64 file server. For Windows workstations everything works as it's supposed to but for OS X workstations it takes more than 30 seconds to even connect to the ...
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Mac OS X system can connect to Samba share, but Windows XP can not

When accessing a server running Samba, Mac OS X opens a login window prompting for a username and password. With the correct username and password, I'm able to login and read/write to shares. Using ...
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OS X Mounting Samba shares using logon script - Using Open LDAP

Is it possible to mount a Samba share at logon using a standard OS X logon script, when using an Open LDAP directory for authentication? Obviously you can get the username from the $1 variable, but ...
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OpenLDAP & Samba for Mac home drives

We are in the process of setting up our existing OpenLDAP (on Ubuntu) to provide authentication and MCX etc for our Macs. We are hitting a problem with our home directories - they work fine using AFP ...
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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 ...