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Can't access SMB shares on Windows but can on Linux

I've been having some problems with a Samba share that I recently set up. The share's configuration is as follows: [data] path = /media/data available = yes valid users = admin read only = no ...
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1answer
109 views

Windows file explorer using port 80 (webdav) instead of 445 (samba smb cifs) for UNC path

I have a Windows 7 Ultimate x86_64 machine, which is failing to access a network samba server. I launch the "Run" dialog, and type in \\192.168.x.x so I am bypassing DNS and NetBIOS name resolution, ...
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Ubuntu Client, connect to windows SMB share on domain joined server using local credentials

I'm having some trouble connecting to the C$ share on one of my servers. I can do so using an account from the domain administrators group, however can't access most files on the server. I instead get ...
0
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1answer
58 views

how to hide folder on root samba folder with include for each group

Currently my samba server integrated with Windows Active Directory 2012, almost configuration is just fine. I'm just curious Here are my smb.conf, [global] workgroup = "Domain Name" server ...
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43 views

Why is my samba domain user created by a bash script behave differently from one created manually?

I have a samba server which is using LDAP as its backend. The PDC is working as expected as long as I create the users manually. This means that if I use the following command to create a new user, I ...
2
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2answers
173 views

Folder sizes at 0 bytes with Samba shares on Windows 7

Background info: Running Samba version 3.6.9 Successfully authenticating shares with Active Directory (user/file permissions) Able to successfully connect to shares - no issues at all. So, ...
2
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1answer
95 views

Migrate samba domain to Active directory

i have a Samba3 domain and i want to migrate to Active Directory (W2k8 or 2012 server). How can i achieve that? I read that ADMT tool can do that, but didn't find any feedback. I also read that we ...
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2answers
342 views

Windows workstations in a Windows domain with a Linux domain controller [closed]

There's a Windows network of about 60 workstations I am going to be responsible for. The network is in a terrible mess, so I decided to rebuild it from the ground up. Currently, there are some Windows ...
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1answer
52 views

Samba configuaration not working

I am trying to set up a Samba share with a Windows computer from CentOS6. This is my current samba config: [global] restrict anonymous = no domain master = no preferred master = no workgroup = ...
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50 views

Open a Windows session with a user account belonging to a trusted domain using Samba

I have set up interdomain trust between my 2 domains DOM1 and DOM2. The 2 domain controllers, SMB1 and SMB2, are running Samba3. They are on 2 different networks (but no problem for any machine on ...
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110 views

Samba folder properties incorrectly shows 0 bytes and 0 files in Windows 7

Doing du from linux correctly shows size of directory - but when doing "right click -> properties" in Windows 7: Size: 0 bytes Contains 0 files, 0 folders I can browse the share - and list files and ...
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126 views

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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Samba public share - Windows keeps asking for password

I can't figure out how to properly configure these Samba shares. Really I can't understand what's wrong. I read many many articles here, on AskUbuntu forum, on LinuxQuestions and other forums and ...
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1answer
185 views

Detect if remote host is running Windows or Samba

From a Linux server, how can I quickly determine if a remote machine is running Windows or Samba? I want to run commands on remote Windows machines (XP and 7) to list the installed software and ...
0
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2answers
172 views

Samba group doesn't appear on Network Neighborhood

I have a samba server (Samba version 3.6.9-151.el6). My ip server has multiple ip address, and it uses dns proxy for name resolution. I have 2 problem: Samba share works with IP but not with ...
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1answer
1k views

Samba private and public shares for windows

I am facing an issue with Samba shares setup for windows use. I have two shares - 1] public share, which is available for everyone in the network, 2] admin share, which is supposed to be password ...
2
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2answers
300 views

What exactly is insecure about Samba access over the Internet?

I have a folder on a Linux server that I need to share with a number of different clients all over the country. Some requirements: The folder needs to be mountable as an ordinary network drive in ...
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2answers
93 views

Is it possible to find with samba what version of windows is remote PC running?

As Microsoft stops supporting Windows XP next April, I was asked to check which PCs are still running with a version of Windows older than Windows 7. Is it possible via some Samba query to find out ...
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121 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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65 views

Limiting users to logging onto Samba domain only from specific machines

I have Samba setup and running nicely as a primary domain controller with roaming profiles. Currently users can log on to the domain controller from any machine in the network. However, I want to ...
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1answer
303 views

Samba setup: RHEL, Windows 7

service smb restart; service winbind restart; service nmb restart service smb stop; service winbind stop; service nmb stop I, for the kick of it, thought I'll setup a samba server on my office ...
0
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0answers
81 views

Can not access samba share using windows domain user credentials

I configured samba (3.6.3) in Ubuntu 12.04.2. I installed Likewise open and configured samba server as domain member. But the problem is samba share can only be accessible to the local user.For ...
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4answers
114 views

Is it possible to enumerate Windows users remotely?

I have a couple of shared folders which are accesible by an account which has no password (long story). But the username is very long and difficult. Is this (relatively) safe and secure, or is it ...
1
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0answers
43 views

Deleting a file over SAMBA, server is seeing 1MB/s upload

Server: Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 64 bit. Client: Win7 professional 64 bit. Creds: account on server. no domain, no kerberos. Samba config: stock. shares have very simple access retrictions like writeable on, ...
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1answer
105 views

How do I map a Samba user's home drive via VPN?

Good evening, I'm not sure if what I'm attempting to do is possible or not, but I figured I'd put the question out there - in case somebody may have already tried this and been successful. I am in ...
0
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1answer
59 views

Windows follows symlinks forever on samba share

I have a network share that is accessed via Samba from Windows. In one of my network share folders, there is a symlink that points to the current directory. For example, /opt/myapp/mydir ...
1
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1answer
192 views

Prevent Windows from passing login credentials to Samba server

When I'm trying to access some share from windows explorer, it's sending my current login/password to remote server and im getting access denied, because, for example, my local and remote usernames ...
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1answer
103 views

Samba share to windows permission specific

I've a Centos server with a Samba 3.6. The Samba Config are written below´╝Ü [global] log level =2 follow symlinks = yes wide links = yes unix extensions = no hide dot files = no socket options = ...
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1answer
249 views

Can Windows share access be limited on IP base?

we have got a Windows server runnung with 5 shares. To increase VPN security I'd like to forbid access to one of the shares from VPN-Network (10.8..). Is this possible via Windows firewall? What are ...
1
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1answer
1k views

Can't access Samba share from Windows

I am new to SLES and Samba so I need some help. I set up Samba on SUSE 11 successfully. I was able to create a share with no user restrictions which I managed to access from Windows. But I want to ...
2
votes
2answers
475 views

New samba users cannot log on to workstations after moving from CentOS 4 to 6

I've got a CentOS server that's been running for about 10 years. Every few years I wipe it and install the latest CentOS and reconfigure all the services. Obviously much of the hardware has also ...
1
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1answer
454 views

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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1answer
138 views

How to prevent Windows 8 computer from periodically checking a Samba share

My Windows 8 box keeps nagging my QNAP TS-112 NAS, preventing it from spinning down its disk. Is there any way to prevent this behavior? The connection log on the NAS looks like this: 2013-03-07 ...
0
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2answers
297 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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1answer
53 views

Samba printers installation

Is there any open source software which allows to install on the windows clients samba/cups printers from the web based interface? Something like Novell iPrint
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ACL mask assigned when a group member creates files/directories on a Samba server from Windows effectively make them read-only

Home directories are shared by Samba running on CentOS 6.3 with the following configuration: [homes] comment = Home Directories read only = No inherit acls = Yes ...
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260 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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461 views

Show samba shares on machines

In my setup, I have a FreeBSD (soon to be Debian) server hosting multiple working samba shares. I access these shares from my Windows 7 laptop and Ubuntu 12.10 desktop, all on the same LAN segment. I ...
0
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1answer
558 views

How to prevent nginx from locking files on mounted samba partition in Centos 6

I'm using nginx 1.3.8 inside a centos 6.3 virtualbox 4.2.4 virtual machine. The system is running the latest software available via yum update. The host OS is windows 7. The site files nginx is ...
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1answer
405 views

Can a Windows machine authenticate against Samba with Kerberos when users are stored in AD?

I understand the title is probably less clear that it should be, but I couldn't think of anything better. We have two domains, let's call them example.com and subnet.example.com. The former is ...
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1answer
650 views

Which filesystem to use for a samba share when all clients use Windows 7?

My NAS runs Linux and currently directly shares its XFS directories. Since I want to use encryption (e.g. TrueCrypt or dm-crypt/LUKS), I have the freedom of filesystem choice for the container. All ...
1
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2answers
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How to “ignore” username and password prompt in net use

I have at the moment a logon.cmd script, that I'm using to map network drives to the users profile. It looks like this: ::Onboarding net use m: /delete net use m: \\BOB\onboarding ::Bookings net use ...
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Can samba authentication be coupled to file encryption? What about WebDAV?

I'd like my NAS (Buffalo LinkStation Pro running Linux 2.6.31.8 #1 Fri Jun 8 11:07:30 JST 2012 armv5tel GNU/Linux) to share an encrypted filesystem to the Windows clients as transparently as possible. ...
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225 views

Browsing (Ubuntu) Samba shares, logon prompt doesn't authenticate

Setup Have an Ubuntu server here with several Samba shares for Windows machines. Have multiple Windows machines which authenticate with samba to group shares and one public share. All working ...
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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2answers
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Windows 7 uses always IPC$ as path when connecting to a samba share

I have a smb share : \mysmb\www When connection from Windows XP all runs fine. When connecting from Windows 7 I got an error like 'wrong password'. In smbd log I can see : Invalid ...
4
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1answer
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How can I disable Windows file locking on Samba shares?

When I open a Microsoft Office file from one of my Samba shares and then I disconnect and reconnect from the network I have to save my files as a copy because the file was somehow changed to ...
0
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2answers
447 views

Samba replacement for Linux and Windows

I have a lot of machines (Windows and Linux) and one samba server. I will improve samba performance. How I should do? I need some distributed file system, it best it should be OpenSource. :) I use ...
3
votes
1answer
649 views

Samba as a PDC and offline authentication

Say I have a Windows laptop which has been connected to a domain. The domain has a Samba server as a PDC. Now say that I move the laptop outside of the network (the network is completely ...
4
votes
1answer
139 views

Samba capabilities & functionality

The company that I work for wishes to replace its windows servers with new linux servers but wants to keep Windows on employee desktops. The requirements are: The employee desktops should be able to ...