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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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openVPN file transfer speed

Problem: File downloads to remote office, pulling data from server are stuck at 128KB/sec (as reported by windows explorer), which is roughly 1mbps. Question: Why can't I get close to remote office ...
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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 ...
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CIFS samba autofs with spaces

I think that I'm having issues with autofs mounting a Windows share because it contains a space. As a matter of education, I don't want to remove the space. I want to get this working. I can mount ...
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Why is a domain user unable to log on into a Windows 7 machine when Samba server signing is enabled?

I have an up and running Linux-based domain controller running Samba. The server functions properly as I am able to join Windows 7 machines to my domain and then log on into the machine using my test ...
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Windows - mount network drive with client-side read/write caching from Linux storage server

Is there a way to mount network drive on Windows with client-side read/write cache enabled? In my case drive is guaranteed to be mounted by 1 user, and performance is way more important than ...
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users in openLDAP Groups on Windows Server not gaining access to share

I have openldap and samba PDC setup. My windows server is a member of the samba Domain. I have a group created with users. I can see the group on the windows 2008 server, however when I add this group ...
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Samba force port

I have a file server Running Samba here at my company. Half of the computers are Macs and it is very slow to connect to Samba from OS X. But I found out that if I force connection through port 139 ...
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How to use local accounts on samba machine

I have a linux system running samba which has an ethernet connection to a Windows 7 PC. After reading and trying a lot I got the following configuration: [myShare] path = /usr/share/mySystemUser/ ...
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Samba vulnerability to rpcclient attack

There is what seems to be a known vulnerability in Samba exploitable via rpcclient. One can use rpcclient to access a Samba server, and then by using commands such as srvinfo, enumprivs, lookupnames ...
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Samba4 internal DNS and isc-dhcp zone update

Could anybody explain, how to solve this problem with internal samba4 DNS and dynamic zone updates from isc-dhcp? In the logs I have: dhcpd: Unable to add reverse map from ...
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Why are Windows XP and 7 qemu/kvm guests not recognizing updates to a local Samba share?

I develop cross-platform software and test the Windows ports with wine, Windows XP, and Windows 7, the latter two tested using qemu with KVM. I also have several versions of OS X and Debian Wheezy as ...
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Why won't a specific external host connect to a Samba share?

We are running a dev server on CentOS 6.5 that has a Samba setup to share user folders and some other shared folders. Locally, users have connected using their specific user/pass credentials fine ...
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can't restart samba from restart or service, but /etc/init.d/smbd restart works

on ubuntu 14.04 I followed the tutorial at https://help.ubuntu.com/12.04/serverguide/samba-fileserver.html to set up samba (pretty trivial). After installing (and fully rebooting the machine, just ...
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Samba domain trust errors on a specific interface

We have a windows domain that also has a RHEL member server in it. All the servers have a primary network connection to the LAN, but some servers also have private dedicated links to the RHEL server, ...
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Samba 4 (Ubuntu) Administration (Active Directory) via RSAT using Windows 7 error

I want to administrate Samba 4 (Active Directory) via RSAT (Remote Server Administration Tools) using Windows 7. I have installed the RSAT and opened the "Active Directory Computers and Users" tool in ...
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Samba logging all Macs on our network to log.workstation

We have a Samba share on an Ubuntu 14.04 server. Per-machine logging is switched on via log.%m. I understand from the Samba documentation that %m is the NetBIOS machine name for the client machine. ...
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Samba DLC and Windows 7 Clients. Random drop of connection. Kerberos?

I have a Samba (Version 4.1.6-Ubuntu) DLC (Server role: ROLE_ACTIVE_DIRECTORY_DC) on an Ubuntu Server (Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS) Several Windows 7 Professional Clients are connected every day and usually ...
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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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Samba module full_audit is logging actions that didn't occured

Our company has a file server, a Debian Squeeze 64 bits, sharing some folders to Linux servers using NFSv2 and to Windows workstations using Samba. I want to log access to a specific set of shared ...
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Working example of mount.cifs -o setuids

According to man mount.cifs the option setuids should somehow affect the owner for new files on cifs mount, but there are many contradictory threads on lists.samba.org on this issue. No matter what I ...