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

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can connect to Samba, but can not access any file

I have installed samba on my Centos 6.5 successfully. and I have also created samba users as well. in windows 7 client, I can connect to samba and I can see files, but when I try to open it, It says I ...
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Choice for a PDC - Samba vs MS server

I have to implement a domain into a business with ~200 user accounts. Being a unix guy, samba seemed the first choice. However, after a few discussions related to ease of management (which will be ...
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how to share apache /var/www using samba server in ubuntu

Have similar issue like this question virtual centOS 6.2 - How to share /var/www using Samba I get error "Windows cannot access \server1\dev" You do not have permission to access \server1\dev I ...
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linux - windows ad authentication - why join domain?

When using Windows AD to authenticate users on Linux servers is there an advantage to using Winbind and "Joining the Domain" over just authenticating via Kerberos and looking up UID,GID, home dir, etc ...
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Samba “force user” issue with AD Integration

I'm trying to connect from a windows client to a samba share on linux. The linux server could be successfully joined to AD. Authentication with "valid users = @DOMAIN\windowsgroup" also works ...
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Access denied to Samba share from Windows 10

Samba version: Version 4.1.17-Ubuntu Ubuntu 15.10 When accessing a Samba share in windows, I can see the share but whenever I try and access it - entering the same username and password as the Samba ...
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Samba: non-deletable directory in public share

I have this in smb.conf [global] security = user guest account = nobody map to guest = Bad User [myshare] path = /var/myshare available = yes browsable = yes guest ok = yes read only = no force ...
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sssd active directory username same as local user

Hi have a Ubuntu box setup to login to AD. I can login to AD using usernames that do not match local usernames however I have a local username that also exists in AD and I want to be able to login to ...
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gfvs-mount share password-protected

I want to mount using gfvs-mount samba remote server with password-protected, so I do: gfvs-mount smb://ip/share but I need to insert everytime username, I'd like avoid username but have only ...
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login with active directory users on debian jessy not working

I'm trying to get the login with active directory users working for nearly a week now. First of all, I'm pretty new to pam, samba, kerberos and winbind. We worked with local users and sudo before, but ...
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Winbind forgets who I am

On one of our Ubuntu 14.04 servers, running Winbind 4.1.6+dfsg-1ubuntu2.14.04.9, Winbind periodically forgets who I am, resulting in strange errors like ssh aborting with an "unknown uid" error ...
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How to have samba password changed from linux ldap client?

I have set up an ubuntu lucid LDAP+SAMBA PDC, mainly based on this article: http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1499753 - it works. Users can change their password by logging on to a Win Pc, and ...
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How do I create a communal share with Samba?

I'm trying to set up a "communal" share on a samba server. I want it to have these properties: Anyone that is part of group X can read/write anything on the share, including files created by other ...
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Samba - creating an explicit homes share

When mentioned in the config file, the [homes] is a metashare for autocreating a share for each logged user. Is there a way to explicitly allow a share called homes?
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Output from “wbinfo --user-groups USER” and “wbinfo --group-info GROUP” do not match

I am using Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server release 6.7 with winbindd/smbd version 3.6.23-20.0.1.el6. I created some new AD groups and added existing users. I used this command: wbinfo --group-info ...
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Support users in openldap catalog with samba specific attributes

2016 is coming. We still use openldap. I have openldap server from ubuntu 12.04 with existing users. It provides the authentication layer in addition to containing the user, group, and machine ...
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Managing Linux user accounts + Samba + more

I have a network of about 3-6 CentOS servers, with about 5-10 users (currently, and near future). I'm looking for a solution for centralized managements of users. My requirements from it are: Linux ...
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Samba standalone server using LDAP for authentication: SID mismatch

I'm trying to get my new samba server running for days now and I start losing my mind over not figuring out what I'm doing wrong. Here's my setup: OpenLDAP 2.4.21 server with ~15 groups and >100 ...
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How can I change the localSID for a SAMBA Server?

I am trying to change the localSID for a SAMBA server, however I am unable to. I have tried the command "net setlocalsid" to no avail. To troubleshoot I have also stopped the smbd and nmbd services, ...
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Samba 4 not shows new files

We have a Debian 8 file server with Samba 4, and there is a network printer-scanner, which send the scanned documents to the server through FTP in PDF format, and in the server the the Scan folder is ...
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Couldn't define user password in fstab

I am trying to add the below entry to /etc/vfstab on Solaris 11.2 to mount a windows shared folder on reboot time: //192.168.1.45/share - /mnt/winshare smbfs - yes ...
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One slow SMB/CIFS share causes slow and laggy network performance to or from fast ones in Windows 7

Windows 7 SP1+ (Ultimate), connected to both local network Samba (latest stable versions) over Gigabit Ethernet, as well as a VPN'ed Samba share that goes out over my ISP link (1200 kbps uplink). All ...
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samba issue when files or directories created

I have a samba server setup on debian 7 / samba 3.6.6, the problem is as follows; If one creates a file or a directory in a share from a linux client box, the file or directory has the proper ...
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Samba 4 OpenLDAP authentication issue

What I've done so far Installed DHCP server and bind9 for the local network of clients (the server should act as a gateway) built Samba4 from source with bind9_dlz as dns backend installed OpenLDAP ...
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Samba doesn't seem to stay joined to Active Directory domain [closed]

I can initially join a linux box to the domain with these commands: sudo kinit administrator@WINDOWS.CORP.SPRINGVENTUREGROUP.COM sudo net ads join -k After a few hours or the next day, this ...
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What does Samba need from LDAP for a valid account?

I have inherited an OpenLDAP system, coupled to a FreeNAS and it is quite a headache to create users all the time. I just want to create a user that can access its own homes share. I have a working ...
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Debian 8(Jessie): netbios name resolution

To resolve netbios names on Debian 7(Wheezy) I used to install winbind and append a 'wins' in /etc/nsswitch.conf. This procedure appears to not work on a freshly installed Debian 8.2(Jessie). It does, ...
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Is it possible to expose pipe file from docker container?

Docker assume one container for one application. I have two apps (samba and squid) what talk to each other with pipe file. Is it possible to expose or share this pipe file between two containers?
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How config samba to use ladp attr “userPassword” password OR config ldap when attr “userPassword” changed then “sambaNTPassword” will be changed too?

I installed samba-4.1.12-24.el7_1.x86_64 and openldap-2.4.39-7.el7.centos.x86_64 and self-service-password for ladp user change their password. I noticed self-service-password will change ldap attr ...
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Lock Down Linux SSH Users

I am wondering if there is a simple way to restrict ssh users accesses so they can only cd to only three directories. /tmp /home/UserID /opt/apps It would also be useful if we could remove ...
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Logging Options Samba

My smb.conf has: log file = /var/log/samba/log.%m However, log per machines are empty: -rw-r--r-- 1 root root 0 nov 19 12:22 log.192.168.70.2 However, samba sharing it's working fine. Why ...
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SAMBA shared folder creation for the users on Integrated Active Directory setup

I have a centos SAMBA server integrated with AD. All the users from AD will have a home folder in the SAMBA Server. The home folder is created whenever the user try to access the SAMBA Server. Now I ...
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How to log if a user removes a file from samba share

I am working over the default Samba that comes with RHEL 6.x version. I am successful in sharing a samba share to my client users. I have given each of them a set of credentials using which they have ...
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Weird used/free space view of network drives with Samba and XFS

I'm using XFS project quotas to offer some private and limited disk space to my users, running Windows. It works pretty well, as the users can't exceed the quota like expected. However, the Samba's ...
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Docker web development environment and VirtualBox file sharing protocol

I'm guessing that this question has been answered previously, but I can't find a good solution to that super basic issue! I've created a development environment using Docker on top of a windows ...
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Conflicts while installing Samba 4.3 on CentOS 6.7

I tried to upgrade samba from version 4.0.0rc4 to 4.3.x on a CentOS 6.7 x64 system. I found the following repo that contains the needed packages: ...
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Cannot access samba share using full path

I'm unable to access my samba share //server01/test using the full path. But I am able to access by first browsing into //server01 and clicking on the test directory. Any reasons for this?
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Linux samba server integrated with windows server 2008 r2, needs users samba folder created when user login

I have a windows server 2008 AD installed and my centos 6.6 running as samba server. Authentication to the samba server is integrated with the Active directory, using winbind. can I have a samba ...
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Samba share folder … user can read/write but cannot delete files

I intend to setup a samba share server that all user can write files to but they can not delete files was put in that folder. Which configuration is suitable for me! Thanks in advanced!
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Samba share, write performance

I'm running a debian jessie server which provides a samba-share on an external drive using ext4, its read and write speed is about 80MB/s and 40 MB/s. The client which I'm currently using is Win7. ...
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Login in Active Directory Domain (Samba 4) and mount -t cifs on debian

I've configured Samba 4 with bind and kerberos to work as an Active Directory authentication server. I've also configured "home share" so I can login to any Windows machine in my Domain and work with ...
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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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Can't connect Windows 7 to Samba 4 domain controller [closed]

I created domain controller on CentOS 6 using Samba 4 according to this tutorial. The problem is that when I try to join Windows 7 or Windows Server 2008 R2 machine to the domain I still got "The ...
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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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How can I verify which DC my ubuntu server is authenticating to?

I have some intermittent authentication issues on my Ubuntu 15.04 servers. I have asked about this issue directly here: Kerberos encryption type error My Windows DCs are mixed versions for now (we're ...
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Error: KDC has no support for encryption type

I have intermittent authentication issues on my ubuntu 15.04 servers. Periodically, authentication will just stop working. Eventually it will start working again on its own. Or, if I restart both smbd ...
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Windows 7 extremely slow with samba 4 [closed]

I'm experiencing extremely slow performance when trying to copy files from and to a samba 4 share. I'm using Debian and the Samba 4 SerNet packages and everything is up to date on the client as well ...
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Windows 10 - Failed to join samba domain (domain dont exist) [closed]

I have problem with joining my Windows 10 workstation to my samba 4 domain. Everytime I try to join domain it says domain dont exist. I tryed joining with Windows 2000, XP, 7 (with some registry ...
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File locking with CTDB and GlusterFS not working

We are having issues getting our GlusterFS and CTDB implementation to work. It could be that what we are attempting to do is not supported but I'm not able to understand why. We have two file servers ...
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Not getting credential prompt on Win Server 2012 for Ubuntu Samba share

I set up a share in Ubuntu with read/write permissions using system-config-samba. I configured my user to also be a smbuser. On all of my other systems (2 Win10, 1 Win8, 1 Ubuntu) I am prompted to ...