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

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How does samba usershare_acl parameter works?

Looks like it is not even documented on the samba website itself, or did I miss it?
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Samba: Windows' user missing home directory

I'm having issues with the home directory not showing up after logging in. I can add the home directory manually. The letter H: is missing when I try to map it manually though. It seems it's already ...
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Samba restart vs mount.cifs

My question is more about ensuring rather than an exact problem. I have a samba server (4.1) and I have a Linux client, which connects using this mount command: mount.cifs $SHARE $DIR -o ...
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NT4 domain administrator account - how to specify in smb.conf

I'm a domain administrator for a very old NT4 based network which needs to be taken out back and shot. I had a chat with the colleague who runs the domain, and he wants to move to Samba based NT4 ...
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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 samba bug report ...
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disable unix extensions per share in samba

I created a share which needs follow symlinks = yes wide links = yes Is it possible to disable the unix extensions just for this share or enable following links without global unix extensions = ...
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Samba not allowing access to /var/www folder

I have a local webserver that I want to have samba access to. In my smb.conf everything seems to be working except I cannot access the www folder. I have full permissions on it and have tried ...
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Automatic connect to Samba share on (open)VPN connect

I'm currently working on several BeagleBoneBlack, all running Debian 7.8. The setup: One BeagleBone is running an openVPN server (with easy-rsa authentication) and a samba server. The sever is ...
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Add A record to Windows AD DNS remotely via cmdline?

I want to avoid rdesktop + clicking through DNS GUI, but would like to be able to push entries from some other host, preferebly any domain joined machine. Idea is to have post-join script for Samba ...
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Samba, CIFS and Deleting Files

So I've got a Samba share located on server A. I have that share mounted to two other servers, B and C. The idea is that B and C need to write temporary files to a single location so that multiple ...
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How to configure anonymously / guest browsing Lighweight Directory Services in Samba4

I've looked all over the internet, and i seem to be unable to find the answer that describes HOW to allow the LDS to be browseable without asking for a password. In other words, how to allow the ...
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How to configure Samba to allow root user for full control to the particular share?

$(subj), it appears to be what root user is denied by default for all of the shares. I'm trying to reproduce Windows administrative share.
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Isolate access point clients with iptables

Is there an effective and easy way to isolate access point clients so that they do not see each other over LAN ? I created an open access point with Kali Linux + Hostapd + dnsmask I want to make ...
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Samba4 using username without the @domain name suffix

I want users to login to my mail server using: u: user1 (NOT user1@example.com) p: password I am using Samba4 on Zentyal for authentication. How can I configure such that users do not have to add ...
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Intermittent Permission Denied error when opening files from a SAMBA mount

As mentioned above, when I attempt to open files over a SAMBA mount, sometimes it works fine and vi opens the file up, but other times vi opens up and I get an error like this: "Windows/Custom2d.txt" ...
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Odd Crontab Service SMB Restart Issue

System: Debian Wheezy x86_64 Service: Samaba When I'm in a terminal I can use service samba restart or /etc/init.d/samba restart to restart the service. When I create a cronjob and use ...
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CIFS Input/Output error when executing set attributes

I have a CIFS share. It works perfectly with Windows, but if I want to create a file on the share, using Linux, it returns an I/O error stating that it could not set the attributes: $ touch a.txt ...
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CentOS 7, smb service requires a `systemctl restart smb` to work

CentOS 7, smb service requires a systemctl restart smb to work after rebooting. On each every reboot. Right after a boot, connections to Samba simply hang and then fail. Restarting the service makes ...
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Can't connect to Samba server via FQDN despite it resolving to the correct IP address

I'm really hoping that you guys can help me with a really weird problem I'm having with a new Samba server. I can connect to the server just fine via its IP address. I can also connect with its short ...
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NAS shares cannot be accessed by name in a domain

I have a NAS (Synology DS411, DSM 4.3) that was configured to be joined to an AD domain. Privileges were appropriately set on the shares and everything was fine. I (foolishly) changed the name of the ...
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Differences between Active Directory Server and PDC

The Samba documentation states quite clearly that is only capable of functioning as an NT4 style Primary Domain Controller and can not function as an Active Directory server. I manage a group of ...
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Samba, hosts allow = .example.com

I'm trying to limit access to a Samba share to hosts on the .example.com domain. But when I try to connect from a host on that domain I get denied. smb.conf [share1] ... valid users = ralph hosts ...
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What authentication protocols are negotiated by HP Printers to Windows Server Shares?

I am trying to find information specifying the protocol negotiation process for newer HP printers that can perform direct scans to Windows-style shared folders - in particular, the HP 8600-series is ...
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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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'Kerberos Method' on Samba 3.0

When running sudo net ads join -U admin to add my domain to the realm, I get the error: Unknown parameter encountered: "kerberos method" I found out that kerberos method is not supported by Samba ...
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stop avahi on archlinux

I have archlinux with samba. I noticed from last update it started avahi-daemon. If I stop/disable avahi, seems samba starting avahi automatically. Also tried with kill. Printing is disabled in ...
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Cross domain - AD group membership changes not reflected in winbind

I have similar cases on this thread at AD group membership changes not reflected in winbind information. The only difference is that this only occurs on "cross domain" for my scenario. Here is my ...
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Users database empty after Samba3 to Samba4 migration on different servers

I have to migrate a Samba 3 to a new Samba 4 server. My problem is that the database on the samba 3 server seems a bit empty. The secrets.dtb file is only 20K whereas the “pbedit -L |wc -l”command ...
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server behind cisco tunnel, some windows clients can't connect

I have the following scenario: I have a ubuntu 14.04 linux server with apache web server and samba the servers network is 192.168.1.0 I am accessing the server from a remote site (site's network ...
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Unable to configure CNTLM

I am setting up a proxy server on my linux system using CNTLM. I have edited the cntlm.conf file and made the following changes- # # Cntlm Authentication Proxy Configuration # # NOTE: all values ...
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Samba configuration for public shares

yesterday I upgraded my fedora box to the latest version, and with that, I also upgraded samba, now using samba 4. I used to access those share from any computer at home without user/password, but now ...
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How to delete journal on ext3 network drive

Something happened when I was copying files to a ext3 drive (via network, mounted by samba) and I lost ability to write anything to this HDD. After I used dmesg command it is explained: db: Current: ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Failing to join domain for Integration with Active Directory (winbind & samba)

I've followed the tutorial at this link https://help.ubuntu.com/community/ActiveDirectoryWinbindHowto Everything seems to be configured somewhat correctly, net rpc join worked and the realm is listed ...
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Mounting encrypted Samba share (linux server/client)

I'm trying to set up encrypted samba access. In order to achieve that I've added 2 lines to [global] scope in smb.conf: server signing = mandatory smb encrypt = mandatory But unfortunately I can't ...
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Track a machine who is entering bad passwords into a samba3 domain controller

I have a user who is getting its account locked constantly because an other machine is trying to login with an old and bad password and thus locking the user's account... The user doesn't know which ...
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Is it safe to delete chunks.chk file while using SDFS?

I setup a temporary storage NAS using various hard drives and random components lying about my workshop. It is running CentOS 7, with a software RAID of 8 500 GB SATA drives connected as spare drives ...
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Samba Locking excel files

I am having a problem with excel going to read only mode. It is kind of a strange problem though. It will ask if the user wants to go into read only mode and if they close out of the file and reopen ...
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Debian Samba share Authentification with RADIUS server

I'm trying to configure Samba (apt-get install samba) to authenticate users using a RADIUS server and i cannot find anything useful. Is it possible ? I tought i could set Samba to use the PAM ...
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smbclient NT_STATUS_LOGON_FAILURE against Windows Server 2012 R2 share

We are running Debian wheezy, with smbclient v 3.6.6, trying to reach a Windows 2012 R2 share. This conundrum involves two users: ReadOnlyUser and WriteUser We have been using -A ...
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Samba4 - PDC and windows 2000

could anybody explain, how solve this problem: domain on samba4 works without problem with windows machines > XP, but in my network i have few machines with win2000Server,in new, samba domain, ...
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How to restrict samba shared files access in web browser?

I have configured samba to share the files.But i want to restrict these shared files are showing except authorized users in the web browser. for ex: My smb.conf file is [Creative] printable ...
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Cannot see all files in Samba share

I have a user who is traveling overseas and is connecting to our samba fileserver on a Windows 7 machine. He is able to authenticate and open the share just file, he can traverse through his sub ...
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nginx lock issue Internal Server Error [duplicate]

I've got pictures on my nginx 1.4.7 server, when I open it trough my brower image are goods. But when an other process read file trough samba (I deal with .net) : using (var img = ...
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Connect to Samba Share across OpenVPN tunnel

I've recently setup OpenVPN for remote connection to our CentOS 6 file server. Server Static IP: 10.0.0.66 Remote OpenVPN IP: 10.8.0.1 However when using the OpenVPN connection I am unable to ...
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Can I specify a port when connecting to a Windows share?

I have a network setup like this (Windows File Server) <-> (Windows Gateway) <-> (Workstation). I am trying to allow the Workstation to access a share on the Windows File Server. I was ...
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Mac OS X Server authenticate Samba agains external LDAP

Here's our current situation; We have 2 networks that are connected to each other with a router. The first network in an Microsoft Active Directory based network. The second network is an Apple Mac OS ...
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AD group membership changes not reflected in winbind information

I have inherited several RHEL5 servers that were set up to authenticate users against their AD accounts via winbind. Everything works fine until I update group membership in AD. For some users, the ...
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Setting Folder Quota in Samba

The main problem is that if a user has used up their home directory quota, then they are unable to write to group directories as well. I have a samba server that obtains user information from an ...
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Ubuntu server + Samba + PAM + Apple OpenDirectory

Due to various reasons, we are looking to migrate our file servers from OS X Server 10.9 over to a true Samba implementation running on Ubuntu 14.04LTS. We have Ubuntu up and running with Samba ...
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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 ...