Samba is a free software re-implementation, originally developed by Andrew Tridgell, of the SMB/CIFS networking protocol.

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How Do I Compile Samba for Windows - Mainly SMBClient.exe?

I am using Pydio on a Windows Server 2012 R2 server for "cloud" file sharing. A situation has come up where we would like to connect to a existing share on another 2012 R2 server. Pydio has a SMB ...
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samba - EC2 instance - Samba share fail

I have two EC2 instance Windows server with ip : xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx Linux server with ip : yyy.yyy.yyy.yyy I also install and config samba server on Linux server ,smb service start normaly On Linux ...
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Unable to access Samba Server on Raspbian with OpenVPN whilst on same network [closed]

My Pi is connected to my network, and I can access it on the folder "Oliver" on it with my PC, however, I cannot access this folder with my phone. It asks for a username and password. I assumed the ...
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Unable to mount shares on Ubuntu client from MacOSX server via SMB

I'm trying to mount shares from our OSX server (10.11.5) onto my linux client (Ubuntu 15.10) after an upgrade to the server took place. Prior to the upgrade I was able to mount these directories ...
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Samba not able to change the owner of directory

I am trying to make my /usr/home/test/ directory public using Samba under Unix so that anyone who tries to create any file or folder in that directory must be the owner of that file, From my smb.conf ...
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Suddenly i can not join Windows clients to Samba PDC anymore

Some years ago i configured a Primary Domain Controller through Samba and LDAP (slapd) on an Ubuntu machine (13.10) at 192.168.69.203 which should be accessible by the NetBIOS name SRV1. I must note i ...
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Samba/CIFS Ubuntu 14.04 mount error(112)

I'm trying to mount a samba network share on an Ubuntu 14.04 using cifs. On the server, I've got the share running. I can already map it as a drive in Windows. The share has a username and password. ...
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Unable to join domain using samba tool net or realm/sssd

On a rhel7 server I am trying to join the server to a domain, but I am getting the following failure: net ads join -S domain.example.org -U name Enter name's password: Failed to join domain: failed ...
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Cannot see samba server or access samba shares from Windows

I've been setting up my home server using CentOS 7 and Webmin. I've installed the Samba package / module and configured it, and it has been started. Now, on my Windows machine running Windows 10 x64, ...
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Anonymous Samba share across subnets (without WINS?)

I'm trying to replace an old Windows 2000 server that is current set up with a number of open anonymous shares used by a legacy application that must remain in production for a few more years. I ...
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`smbstatus` not showing NetBIOS name

I'm upgrading a Samba server from 3.0.37 to 4.4.3, and it seems that on 4.4.3, the smbstatus utility no longer displays the NetBIOS name of connected clients. On 3.0.37, smbstatus -p looks like this: ...
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Samba operations return NT_STATUS_INVALID_SID after initial setup

I am setting up Samba as sole AD controller for a new domain following the official instructions. Everything appears to go fine with the domain provisioning, and I can get a kerberos ticket with kinit ...
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Zentyal - Samba Issue : A logged in user cannot access home folder

0 down vote favorite I have a very strange issue : I can login to my domain with my username/password and when i try to access my home folder (lets say \Knosos\myname ) i receive an access denied ...
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How to prevent samba from holding a file lock after a client disconnects?

Here I have a Samba server (Debian 5.0) thats is configured to host Windows XP profiles. Clients connects to this server and work on their profiles directly on the samba share (the profile is not ...
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syncing users across docker containers

I am wondering if there is a common way to sync user accounts between docker containers. In my specific use case i would like to have a container serving a directory via netatalk (afp), another ...
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File permissions issue on OS X El Capitan and SMB share

Since we upgraded to OSX El Capitan we experienced some strange file permissions errors with our SMB server. We have a ubuntu server machine hosting our working files over a SMB shared folder to each ...
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Samba TLS Setup

I'm reading this Samba Manpage and according to this, you can setup TLS. I've got 2 questions. On the Server-side, TLS options requires the path of the certificate and keys? How would that work on ...
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Newly created Windows Domain users can't log in to Samba share joined to Domain

I have a Debian 7.2 server running Samba 3.6.6 joined to a Windows Domain. It all works great, except within the last week, newly created Domain users can't log into the Samba share. Existing accounts ...
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update to samba 3.6.23-30 on RedHat server 6.7 breaks connections from clients on AD forest

I have a Samba server (version 3.6.23-30) running on a RedHat Enterprise sever version 6.7. It is joined to Active Directory, and authentifies the users to AD. Winbind is not running ("Winbind is not ...
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How to test if a mounted share is still functional

I have a set of linux machines with samba ( and other ) shared drives. There are automated scripts that mount these shares. My problem is, sometimes a host machine will go offline, but I can't find a ...
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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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Samba Share - MS Excel when saving “can't access the file, there are several possible reasons”

I have a weird problem in my samba 3.5.4 share on Ubuntu 10.10. I have one share definition for 3 client (A,B,C) This share contain some excel file which having a lot of formula and linked each other. ...
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Samba server permissions not checked on windows clients

I have a Debian 7 installed with samba version 4. I have a samba share which is accessed by windows clients (Windows 7 and Windows 10). Each folder in the share belongs to a group and only members ...
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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 ...
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OSX clients showing incorrect owner on samba share

We currently have a NetApp SAN with a large volume set to NTFS security style, whose permissions are managed by our active directory server. This volume us then shared via a CIFS server built in the ...
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cannot login samba file share from osx yosemite

I built a ubuntu nas server. After I installed webmin, I created a new file share "NasFileBackup". then I went to security and access control to give user "qinking126" access to this share. Now,...
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How can I fix Samba 3.6.25 “the trust relationship between this workstation and the primary domain failed” error?

Today I updated our Ubuntu server which is also the primary (and only) domain controller to the latest Samba packages which fixed a few security vulnerabilities. The following packages were updated: ...
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Check status of samba4 in debian

In samba3, I can use command /etc/init.d/samba status to check status of samba service. But in samba4, that command does not exist. So I want to ask how to check status of samba4?
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samba4 vfs_audit + vfs_recycle not logging deletes

I want to log all user deletes on samba shares. I noticed that when using vfs_audit and vfs_recycle together the deletes are not logged by samba. In the below config, deletes on [share1] are not ...
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Mounting samba directory changes all file permissions to user who mounted it

I have a xubuntu 14.04 client, a debian 8 Samba File server and an external Active Directory service. I log in as user1 on the client authenticating against the ADS with winbind. My home directory /...
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Setting samba along with quota

We are trying to project quota for folder share managed by samba. We are using following permission for folder we want to share, User:nobody Group:perProjectGroup Mode drwxrwsr-x Please note ...
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Ubuntu Anonymous Samba Share Now Not Accessible From OSX Machine

I have an OSX machine which has been connected as Guest to a Samba share on my Ubuntu machine. It's no longer connecting. When I click 'Connect to Server...' in Finder, and enter smb://server/...
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Special characters in Samba filenames

When serving files containing special characters such as "()?:" in the filename through Samba, the names get transformed into an unrecognizable format. For example, a file my_file:_(important).txt ...
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Samba file server on Windows Domain can't authenticate users - gives “credentials chain check failed”

I have two TurnKey Linux Fileserver 13 (basically Debian 7.3) running Samba to share folders on our mostly-Windows LAN. Samba is configured to authenticate users using Active Directory on our domain ...
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Windows Active Directory and Linux integration: new AD Group does not show up in Linux

In my organization, the support team has created a new AD group for me but it does not show up on any of the nodes in our cluster(using RHEL). I went through this article to understand Windows and ...
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Permission denied when changing timestamp of a directory on a CIFS mount

The server dir is mounted with a user, who definitely has "Write Attributes" permissions in Windows. /etc/fstab: //server/shared /mnt/fs1 cifs noperm,rw,nounix,iocharset=utf8,gid=java,file_mode=0774,...
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permission denied with full volume on mhddfs and SAMBA

I use MHDDFS to join 3 disks together so that my fileserver can present one large volume over SAMBA in stead of three small ones. The relevant part of fstab: # Data store disks # 2TB_Disk1 UUID=...
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Accesing Samba share from Windows

I have a CentOS machine with samba installed and configured like so: [global] security = user workgroup = mycompany and one share [myshare] path = /srv/mysrvapp writable = yes valid user = ...
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Cannot set ACL permission at Samba share

I have setup samba share at xfs file system. Samba 4.2 runs at CentOS 7. Setting POSIX ACLs and extended attributes works as expected (setfacl -m user:joe:rw example.txt, setfattr -n user.example -v ...
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OmniOS r151018 file server visible in samba4 Active Directory but not in Windows Network Neighborhood

I have a test setup containing: 3 AD domain controllers (set up to replicate between them), all running Samba 4.3 on Univention Corporate Server 4.1 1 Windows 7 SP1 client joined to the domain 1 ...
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samba classicupgrade from samba3 to samba4

I'm very confused with doing samba upgrade from samba 3.5 (debian squezze) to samba 4.1 (ubuntu 14.04 lts) What i'm done now? all from official samba wiki: [https://wiki.samba.org/index.php/...
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Tool to manage samba accounts in LDAP

TLDR: Can I sensible manage samba accounts in openldap with Apache Directory Studio (or other general purpose ldap editors)? I'm currently trying to move away from GOsa as our LDAP management tool. (...
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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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CIFS/SAMBA Mount still attempts before network is ready even with _netdev

The title gives a pretty good synopsis. I am running a debian derivative (osmc) on a raspberry pi 2 in this case. and am trying to mount a share. It mounts 100% a ok from the command line or just ...
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Samba Authentication

I know it's going to seem like I haven't done the research here, because I have done it, and I know how many related questions and tutorials there are. I have read every tutorial I can find online for ...
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Samba connection reset on Windows 7 (System error 5)

I am having problems setting up a Samba server, or to be more exact the problem is that i have set up the server, but it sometimes stops working for several hours and then starts again. It is always ...
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cifs samba share acces over credential file not working

basicly i'm trying to chance the user and pw to use the credentail file, this is working: mount -t cifs //ip/c$ /mnt/System/ -o username=administrator,password=<pw> umount /mnt/System/ this ...
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Samba user login

some help needed. I have/manage a samba share at work. It works fine for everyone except one user. I've tried all I can think now, so now I hope for some new input. $smbclient --list LOCALHOST as ...
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Strange connectionproblems with a samba server

I am at my enterprise which dose not have the best equipment. We recently implemented a new samba server into the network. The server itself (Hardware wise) was already in use but the samba software ...
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For *nix server/Windows clients, what are the pros and cons of modern NFS v. Samba/SMB?

As the question says. There's a lot of threads around on NFS vs. Samba/SMB, but a lot of them are outdated or refer to old security models, or just give a one-line "use SMB with Windows". Both ...