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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 There's a lot of threads around on NFS vs. Samba/SMB, but a lot of them are outdated or refer to old security models, or just give a one-line "use SMB with Windows".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 ...
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Can't make Samba Share writeable

This is my folder configuration from smb.conf I can access this folder from my windows machine, but i don't have write privileges. I do need guests to be able to write to this folder. Forget security ...
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Samba file server as domain member: error when joining domain

I would like to set up samba 4 to share a local directory, so that domain users are allowed to mount the directory. I don't want domain users to be able to log in the linux machine, they should only ...
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Windows 7 Samba issue

We have a strange samba issue affecting only one user. Our samba setup is as follow : Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server release 5.4 (Tikanga) - Samba Server Samba version 3.0.33-3.14.el5 ...
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Same 'smb.conf' on two server: but different results ? (username/password prompted on one)

I have a working 'public' / 'guest' Samba Share on one Linux machine; the '/etc/samba/smb.conf' looks like this: [shared] comment = Shared Directory writable = yes read only = no create mask = 0644 ...
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Groupmapping does not work for AD groups

We have an ActiveDirectory where we get our users from. So authentication on the linux machine works over pam. We managed this part to work so far, but we need all users to be part of the local group ...
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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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Apache won't write in a CIFS drive from himself

I want to connect a virtual SMB drive to a Linux server to let peoples save their files/data in a "cloud". To do this, i'm using wordpress, and now what i have to do is to let the apache User write on ...
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sshfs “read: Connection reset by peer”

I am trying to connect to a remote machine from a client machine to mount a samba share in a local machine using sshfs but it throws this error "read: Connection reset by peer" test1 user is added ...
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How to force Samba to create directory

I need help with Samba configuration. What I want to achieve is configuration, where windows user on share see only his files. This is simply achived With configuration like this: Users are ...
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Git GUI on Windows not seeing .git folder from Samba share

THE SCENARIO I am using Vagrant,Windows environment and running Ubuntu inside the virtual box for my development work. I have setup an instance of Samba server and I run the I access the virtual ...
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Unable to enable LDAP authentication on GPFS / Spectrum Scale file system

I have setup a GPFS / Spectrum Scale cluster on 2 RHEL7 nodes. On that cluster I have created a filesystem. I want to enable LDAP based authentication with kerberos so that I can NFSv4 ACLs to ...
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New files on Linux Samba share: Now you don't see me, now you do

When a file is uploaded to our server, we have to do some work on it to allow or reject it. Some files need to be opened in a Windows box (OpenXml Sdk performance reasons). Our web server runs in a ...
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Allowing scheduled tasks to access a share requiring a username and password

I have a share setup using samba which requires username/password combination to access the files kept on it. The script that needs to access this share is running on a windows server as a scheduled ...
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How to avoid symlinked files shared by Samba from looking like duplicate files (different inode numbers)?

I often have directories on a Linux server where symbolic links are used for alternative names for subdirectories or files (e.g. maintaining a "latest" symbolic link to a directory with the latest ...
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connect to smb share with root access

Ok, I have smb configured on my Centos 6.7 environment, I have added the user root with smbpasswd -a and when I browse to the share from my windows box I connect with the samba root user I created a ...
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Ubuntu 14 running Samba CPU Utilization 100%

I recently setup a virtual server running on Ubuntu 14.04 to take the place of a Mac server we were using for file sharing. The shared file directory probably has tens of thousands of files, and the ...
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Where is the samba name “workstation” coming from?

The output of smbstatus running on OS X Mavericks with the latest Server app installed (but with native SMB shut down in favor of the Samba implementation from Homebrew) contains many entries like ...
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How can I speed up my login on a Windows 7 machine to a Samba domain?

This is a problem related to Windows 7 machines using a Samba 3.5 domain. I have searched feverishly and found many solutions but none have worked. I recently re-imaged a computer lab I'm in charge ...
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samba4 unix user and group id mappings

I've got a samba4 on an ubuntu server (samba 4.1.17). The linux system users are available from samba dc via sssd (ldap module) and are working ok. I can login via ssh, create and access directories ...
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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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Cannot access Debian smb share from Windows 7 64

This is an old problem, an in my experience the connection between windows and samba is unstable and different for every implementation. Sometimes it works, sometimes it doesn't, often without any ...
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Windows XP Network Drive Error 1351

my scenario: 20 Windows (XP/7) Clients one XP file server two Linux (Suse 9,10) Samba File servers new Samba Domain Controller (Zentyal) So, the Client PCs all were in a workgroup "blabla", where ...
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how to join centos 7 to samba domain?

In my office, we use samba domain + ldap. I already join some Windows 7 machines, but now I need to join CentOS 7 to that domain. How can I do that? Below are steps that I already did: install nss-...
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Config file of smb in Solaris 11.2

I have a server which is running solaris 11.2. I can login by root, and the smbd service is running in the server, but I cannot detect the place where the samba config file is. Do you know how to find ...
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Wanting Cifs / Samba to restamp times with server-time for “mv” commands

Short background I have built a small cluster of linux machines and been creating and running scripts for distributed computing. After having gotten some basic things up and running now I'm tuning ...
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Errno 4 on centos 5.6 server

I try to install samba on my centos server and it shows me this code: Loaded plugins: fastestmirror Loading mirror speeds from cached hostfile Could not retrieve mirrorlist http://mirrorlist.centos....
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“The trust relationship between this workstation and the primary domain failed”

I mangage a Primary Domain Controller (Samba+LDAP) with 60PC. But 3-4 PC can't login to domain with error: The trust relationship between this workstation and the primary domain failed. 56-57 ...
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Linux Samba Server: PAM?

I've read several places that the Linux Samba server cannot use PAM authentication - some say because of the challenge-response pattern and other say because it requires unencrypted passwords. ...
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Set primary group of file or directory on Samba share from Windows

Short version: I have such situation on a Samba share: $ ls -lha total 12K drwxr-xr-x 3 hka Domain Users 4.0K Jan 11 17:07 . drwxrwxrwt 19 root root 4.0K Jan 11 17:06 .. drwxr-xr-x 2 hka ...
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CentOS7 Kerberos Auth: Improper format of Kerberos configuration file;

I'm working on setting up a Squid 4.0 explicit proxy for group based AD authentication against a Active Directory domain (Server 2012 R2) with SSL bumping on a minimal CentOS 7 (64b) install. The ...
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Integrating squid with active directory

I am trying to integrate squid as a web proxy for my users in active directory. I have followed the tutorial in the squid site in here. When i run the command : msktutil -c -b "CN=Administrator" -s ...
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Linux SMB Server authenticating against OS X Server Directory

I have a Linux Mint server and I'm trying to get its Samba server to use authentication from an OS X Open Directory server. Currently, the smb.conf file is unchanged from the default except for this ...
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Strange chkconfig behaviour on Debian for samba service

The service "samba" is not starting at boot on this standard Debian 7.7 installation while it should. Based on the chkconfig man page, I did this, but it still doesn't start at boot : chkconfig ...
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samba openldap user file premissions

we are testing openldap server with samba3 backend for a new domain in our company. How can we implement users with different permissions on home directory. we want some users to have full access to ...
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disallow Samba WINS from making hostnames viewable across subnets

I have a samba server set up at work for simple things, such as printer and folder sharing. There is a "internal" subnet and VLAN and a "guest" subnet and VLAN. Samba runs on the same Debian machine ...
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Samba inconsistent performance

i have migrated a home (file) server from windows 10 to linux Debian Jessie. I've installed samba from Debian's repo and setup a basic public share. Now the problem: if i copy a file from that public ...
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Why can't Win7 user move files, instead it just copies them on Samba share?

I'm running a CentOS server with Samba. Connected on the LAN is one Windows 7 PC and the rest are Macs and Linux. The Macs don't have this problem, but on the Windows PC when a user attempts to move a ...
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Samba PDC - Create groups

I'm researching on Samba and have created a PDC using it. I have created user and computer accounts and things are working. I'm having problems, however, in finding how to create groups and add users ...
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CIFS/SMB file manipulation list

I want to list all operations (for example: read, write, create, remove ...) for file and folder in CIFS/SMB share in Windows Server. But I cannot find any source mention about that. Do you have any ...
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Securing a samba share

I've got a samba share running, and can get to it from my Windows host. Yay! But that's with 777 permissions on the shared directory, which is no bueno. Every example I can find either says to set ...
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Samba Ignoring POSIX ACLs

I have an Ubuntu 10.04.4 LTS server running Samba, and joined to our Active Directory domain using PBIS (formerly likewise-open.) Samba is configured to do authentication using AD users/groups, and ...
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Symbolic link in CIFS/SMB and Samba

As I know, Symbolic links is supported in SMB2. Has Samba implemented this feature yet?. If it is implemented in Samba, is there any difference between symbolic link supported in Windows Server share (...
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Cannot connect to Linux Samba share from Windows 10

I have a Samba server version 4.1.11 running on Ubuntu 14.04. I cannot connect from Windows 10 (but I can from Windows 7). The server and the clients are not on the same LAN. The error message given ...
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Difference between durable file handles, resilient file handles and persistent file handles

In CIFS/SMB protocol, I see that there are 3 types of file handles: durable, resilient and persistent. What is the difference between them?
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Under what conditions do I need to restart the Samba (smb) service?

This has been a long standing issue, and it would be nice to have an authoritative answer: Under what conditions do I need to restart the Samba smb service? I've had situations where I'd make a ...
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Can a Windows box authenticate with Samba without username/password?

Is there a way to authenticate a machine to Samba without relying on a username/password? I have a couple of Windows web servers using a third machine hosting Samba for common files. I would like not ...
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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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Mount a Windows DFS Namespace in Linux

I've got a Windows DFS setup with a few namespaces, and I need a way of accessing them via CentOS. Any ideas? I've had a look at CIFS mounting, but it won't support the namespace (each separate ...
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Debian Jessie samba start on boot

I'm having issues starting samba on boot on Debian Jessie. I do not understand how to do it as it seems that the samba script wrapper is deliberately made not to work. I tried to issue a update-rc.d ...