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Why does samba include seemingly bogus “supplementary groups”?

Our environment is subject to the "16 group limit" with Samba. We are using Samba version 3.6.12. Basically if a user is in more than 16 groups, the whole system gets hosed and things go haywire. ...
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Sharing a folder through NFSv4 and Samba on Ubuntu

I encountered problem with configure samba server above nfsv4. I have 2 servers with Ubuntu 12.04 on both of them. First server serve as NFSv4 storage, for VDI and user shares. File system is ext4. ...
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alternative to smb.conf / normal samba configuration

I have a Ubuntu-based server that provides SMB access for many users. Is there any way I could manage the shares and user permissions WITHOUT having to update smb.conf everytime? I'm not using LDAP in ...
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153 views

export the same folder with NFS and SMB

The issue On my workplace, we have a rich environment of client including windows (from 95 to 8, also corresponding server editions), mac (from 10.6 to 10.8), linux (ubuntu, centos, redhat) and ...
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Will locally mounting root filesystems of all remote servers being managed eliminate need to share dotfiles?

I've got about 10 remote servers being managed, through SSH, and I typically just SSH into each of them for remote management tasks. This requires me to have duplicated many of my dotfiles (like ...
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35 views

Best choise for shared drive between webservers [closed]

I wonder what the best choise is/practices are for a shared drive between multiple webservers. The same application needs to be employed on multiple webservers servers for load balancing ...
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1answer
71 views

Comfortable sharing of files across internet [closed]

I would like to share files to a number of machines spread in LAN and WAN. These are the requirements: (priority: intermediate) Should just work in Windows/MacOS without additional (or very little) ...
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1answer
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When a samba server shares NFS4 mount directory, window clients cannot copy file. ERROR: 0x80070021

The error reported by windows client is like this ERROR: 0x80070021 The process cannot access the file because another process has locked a portion of the file. I google it and hit the samba bug ...
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1answer
185 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 ...
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5answers
831 views

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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565 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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337 views

Samba share for user groups with Ubuntu. A user can't access files created by other users

I have a folder mounted by using NFS on the server. That folder has subdirectories, and I want to share specific folders to specific user groups by using SAMBA. It doesn't work as expected, because ...
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740 views

Detect if clients are connected to a network share

we're running samba and nfs servers on an Ubuntu LTS 04.10 machine. Is there a way detect on the server, whether any client is connected to one of the shares? The clients are Windows 7,Linux or OS X ...
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NAS Performance: NFS vs Samba vs GlusterFS

I am planning my new shared storage infrastructure for a small webserver farm. Therefore i ran a lot of tests with a lot of NAS filesystems. By doing so, i got some unexpected results and would like ...
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606 views

Is it possible to limit Samba (or entire LAN) speed?

I've a problem with a mini server (Via epia c3 1ghz): when there is too much LAN traffic (in particular Samba or NFS files moves) the server reboots and continue to reboot until I unplug the LAN cable ...
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1answer
348 views

Mount NFS on Windows XP

I want to know if anybody have done any hands on test mounting NFS on windows xp using "Windows services for unix" http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?id=274 I know that it should work ...
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776 views

Is Samba the right choice for me?

we have a distributed application which uses large amounts of content (all kind of files). There are several servers that need to access the content. Right now the content is stored on each server ...
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2answers
137 views

Exporting Linux shares to Linux clients with no per-share group authentication and no permission issues

Given one Linux server, and many Linux clients, I need to export some shared directories from the server. The behavior I want to obtain is really simple: a group of users can use a shared space on the ...
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1answer
75 views

PVFS with a NAS in RAID : good match?

I have to test PVFS i/O performance on a big file. First I am trying on a small csv file contains 1 000 000 rows. My computing is simple : it consists to get the number of differents pattern in the ...
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247 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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3answers
3k views

Combined NFS, Samba server w users from Active Directory

I want to build a server that exports user home directories over SMB/CIFS and NFS. This server would be joined to a Win2k3 AD domain controller that holds our user database. As I understand it, ...
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2answers
485 views

In search of a network file system with extended caching to speed up file access

I'm running a small home server that stores my documents. The disks in this server are in a RAID 1 configuration (using Linux md) and it's also periodically being backed up to an external hard drive ...
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710 views

share a folder on freenas with linux as wel as windows clients

we have a freenas as a file server. how can i share a single folder with both windows and linux clients.?
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1answer
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Windows hangs accessing a samba share with nfs backend

I have a somewhat less than ideal situation that requires me to mount a file system over NFS and then turn around and share that same file system over SAMBA to the rest of the users on my network. ...
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3answers
807 views

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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838 views

Working on large files across a LAN [closed]

I work in a small (6 employee) web/design shop. We have a file server that we use to store large design documents (photoshop files, flash source files, indesign etc) and other work-in-progress. The ...
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2answers
789 views

Monitor and copy file changes on Windows Server 2003 over NFS or CIFS to *nix

Machine A, Windows Server 2003. Machine B, Ubuntu 9.04. Aim is to copy new and updated files only automatically as fast as possible from A to B. B can mount A either as CIFS or NFS (Services for Unix ...
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3answers
4k views

Auto-mounting a windows share on Linux AD login

I've managed to configure my test Ubuntu 10.04 Beta 2 Server VM to accept logins (via ssh) from users who have domain accounts in active directory via Kerberos, nsswitch.conf and PAM configurations. ...
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1answer
228 views

Does smbfs create constant inode numbers?

If I use smbfs to mount a filesystem, will the inodes always be the same for each file? Or am I in danger of the inodes changing when I mount the fs again or if the remote system reboots?
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Windows NFS Performance vs Windows File Sharing?

Has anyone set up NFS where both the server and the clients are all Windows? I am wondering: How Does Performance Compare to using builtin Windows file sharing (CIFS/SMB)? Can clients mount NFS ...
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3answers
498 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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2answers
305 views

Concurrently accessing shared volume locally and remotely with Samba/NFS

I will be running a server which will work with data on a local disk. I would also like to share the volume over the LAN with Samba or NFS to servers which will also be writing to data on the disc. ...
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476 views

Best system to serve sqlite databases to webservers over a network?

I am helping in setting up a web service in which user data will be stored in sqlite databases on a server running perhaps Samba, and one or more web servers will read and write to those databases on ...
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Samba sharing an NFS mount point

I'm sorry if this is a repeat post, seems my first attempt failed... A little context first. Firstly, I have inherited one of the classic networks from hell. Amongst a number of other things, I ...
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1answer
209 views

Diagnosing problem with Linux Samba not honoring Windows file open requests

We have Windows 2003 domain server managing/servicing a small (10 machine) network. Users work primarly on Windows. We have a Linux Web server on the same net, with an activated Samba NFS, and ...
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7answers
523 views

Most transparent, trouble-free linux and Windows filesharing

I've got an ubuntu 8.04 system with a 2.2TB raid array that is the central storage for my home network. I've got several Windows XP Pro systems that I want to have read/write access to the linux ...
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1answer
740 views

Protocol to mount fat32 network filesystem on Linux with ability to lock files ( not advisory locks )

I have a fat32 filesystem sitting on a NAS storage device (nslu2) that I need to mount on my Ubuntu system. I've tried Samba and NFS mounts, but both don't seem to support proper locking. More ...