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When accessing Samba shares from Windows 10, smbstatus is reporting duplicate nobody:nogroup PID entries

When I run Windows programs located on a Samba share from a Windows 10 Pro 64 computer I get duplicate nobody:nogroup PID entries appearing in the smbstatus output. These entries do not go away until ...
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method for listening for samba connections

I am setting up my RPi to handle a number of NAS server tasks. The first is to locally host my HDD data over a samba share. The second is to become a bittorrent box (with deluge). From what I ...
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Samba Winbind User Resolution

We have successfully deployed AD authentication using Samba and Winbind (idmap_ad) across six Centos 6 servers and have been running happily for a few months now. One of the servers has stopped ...
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Samba on NFS with Bind Mounts

I have a machine, which we can call HOST, that exports /home via NFSv4. It also runs several VMs, including one we can call SAMBA, which mounts and then re-exports (yes, I know this is not recommended)...
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Windows 10 Pro Sharing/Samba Speed Throttling?

Does Windows 10 Pro file sharing (aka Samba) throttle its speed? Mine seems to cap out at exactly 25 megabytes per second. My Windows 10 Pro machine is directly connected (via crossover cable) to a ...
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Ubuntu Samba ssh login changes after successful login

We have many Ubuntu servers running different flavors, but on some of our 14.04 versions we are having a baffling issue with ssh logons. When a user uses ssh to connect, they are prompted for their ...
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Samba Archive bit - Allow for group

I have a samba server with a few Network Shares, map archive is set to yes. But when i want to set the archive-bit from windows only the owner of the file is allowed to do so. The group gets a ...
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Samba Share Not Showing All Available Space

So here's the issue. I have two Ubuntu Server systems, one on 12.04 and one on 14.10. I need to mount a share on the 14.10 system (hereby referred to as the NAS) on my 12.04 system (hereby referred to ...
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Inconsistent winbind info on Samba 4 AD domain controller

I've setup a Samba 4 AD domain controller on Debian Jessie (samba 4.2.10). Everything's working fine, except that winbind gives wrong user/group information. I have a sample user "testuser" and a ...
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disable samba vfs recycle object for particular share

I'm using the samba recycle plugin and have the following in my [global] section recycle:exclude = *.~lock* recycle:repository = .recycled recycle:versions = yes recycle:keeptree = yes vfs objects = ...
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How to map domain users to a specific UID/GID in function of their domain groups?

I have a samba 4.4.3 file server set up as AD domain member. My current smb.conf file is: [global] workgroup = MYDOMAIN realm = MYDOMAIN.ROOT security = ADS encrypt passwords = yes idmap ...
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Samba 4x domain. No logon servers available

I've been migrating a server that was RHEL 5 32 bit to a Centos 7 64 bit server. This a file sharing / domain server, and I have experience setting up Windows Domains, but not samba domains. My issue ...
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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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Samba share with read only permission

I want to share a folder to the network with just readonly permission. Every one can see and read the contents in the file .But no one should edit. How the samba configuration will be ? My Current ...
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How can I set up Linux roaming homes using csync and Samba?

I have a Ubuntu 14.04 server with Samba (AD Domain Controller), and some Ubuntu 14.04 client with GNOME. I want to configure these clients like Windows workstations: the AD users can login with their ...
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OpenLDAP to Samba 4 Migration, create middle layer / webservice for user initiated password migration/change?

for the last few days I have been looking into migrating an old linux server running a OpenLDAP/Samba 3 configuration with about 100 users to a new SBS Server running Samba 4 (like Zentyal or UCS). ...
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Samba 4.3 does not perform file modification as the configured user

This is an issue that began with Ubuntu 14.04's pushing everyone from samba 4.1 to 4.3 last month (which was an unusually ballsy move for Ubuntu to do to an LTS release, and is causing all kinds of ...
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ntlmssp_handle_neg_flags: Got challenge flags[0x60898205] - possible downgrade detected! missing_flags[0x00000010] - NT code 0x80090302

I'm trying to access SMB/CIFS resource on NetApp, using following and getting error: $ cat /etc/redhat-release CentOS Linux release 7.2.1511 (Core) $ rpm -qa | grep ^samba- samba-client-4.2.10-6....
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Samba user expiration

I got a Samba4 Server running on a Debian. I let Linux user expire with the 'chage' command but I can't find a way to do so with the Samba user. The Samba users can still log in when the Linux user ...
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Unable to create indipendent shares for Virtual-Samba-Server

I'm using a VirtualBox-Centos7 (Samba-Server) and a Ubuntu-Mate-Xenial (client) machine; I would like to create two virtual servers and for every server one indipendent share. I've already created the ...
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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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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 ...