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

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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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How can I test from the terminal whether my linux-based system can see a Windows domain name?

I have a backup service which stores the backup files in a share directory on a Windows server , but it fails and if I look in the logs I see this error: 13:02:13 AXSDBG notice ...
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Can't use ssh in a VM Centos [duplicate]

When I tried to connect my Ubuntu 13.10 to my VM Centos 6.5 using ssh appear the message "Connection refused" or "No route to host" even than I change the port, noting change. See here I need to use ...
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Hiding samba share from browse list for unauthorised users

I have been trying to setup my samba shares correctly. The setup i was looking for was having a couple of shares available publicly, guest accounts are ok and can browse these shares all ok. I have ...
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Windows Server 2008 and slow connecting to server with OS X

I'm setting up a new Windows Server 2008 x64 file server. For Windows workstations everything works as it's supposed to but for OS X workstations it takes more than 30 seconds to even connect to the ...
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Sharing a folder through NFSv4 and Samba on Ubuntu

I encountered problem with configure samba server above nfsv4. I have 2 servers with Ubuntu 12.04 on both of them. First server serve as NFSv4 storage, for VDI and user shares. File system is ext4. ...
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Automounting SAMBA share using the .bashrc

Is it possible to mount a Samba network share on start-up using the .bashrc file In my fstab I got //192.168.1.104/ant /media/ant cifs ...
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Open a Windows session with a user account belonging to a trusted domain using Samba

I have set up interdomain trust between my 2 domains DOM1 and DOM2. The 2 domain controllers, SMB1 and SMB2, are running Samba3. They are on 2 different networks (but no problem for any machine on ...
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How to add context menu entries on a Samba share

The Samba server is running on Linux, the clients are Windows machines (Windows XP and Windows 7). Is it possible to extend the client-side context menus for files and folders on the mounted shares, ...
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Slow first login to a AD-joined Samba box

I have joined my first Debian box to an Active Directory (2008 R2). It works, I can log in with AD credentials, browse Samba shares. There is just a problem with the time it takes for someone to log ...
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Windows 7 / Samba “access denied” message from xcopy

I've got a Windows 7 Ultimate system which maps a Samba 3.0.33 share. I have no problems reading, writing, or replacing any files or directories from windows file explorer. I have attempted to set up ...
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Samba server - CIFS mount issues

Background: I have a samba cifs server. It is not joined to a domain, but has a keytab for an MIT kerberosV realm. Kerberized mounts (e.g. mount -t cifs //cifs.example.com/groups /mnt/cifs -o ...
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How to pass a password with punctuation characters to 'mount' command?

I have a shell script that mounts several samba shares one after the other. I want my users to have to enter in their password only once. I can pass in a password using the following, mount -v -t ...
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Automatically create LDAP groups for each new system user according to its username

is there any way to set and create a default group for each newly created system user so he belongs to its own user group? I mean, when a create a user foo i would like to create automatically a ...
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Server 2008/Windows 7/Samba Unspecified error 80004005

I have a Samba share on a LAN with 2008 PDC/DNS. Smb authenticates with AD and I have several Win7 Machines that can connect fine. I recently added a couple of new computers to the LAN which were ...
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Samba server: Who used all of our storage yesterday?

First day there is plenty of free storage space, next day someone used up all free space. Is there an efficient way to find out which directory has an increased storage use? I know how to find new ...
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Adding win7 shared folders to *nix domain?

I have a CentOS 6.x/ NIS based network from which I need to start sharing some folders to Win7 machines. I've installed Samba on a test system but can't seem to get the trick of having the Win7 ...
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Centrify samba: lib/util.c:1117(smb_panic) (using Centrify express)

Samba is working somehow, but some processes crashes. Seams like this is only when some (or one) Windows clients accesses the network disk pushed out by GPO. At least one w7 client can't access the ...
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CIFS mounts hang on read

I have a problem with a bunch of CIFS mounts that look like this: //192.168.10.2/remote-share /home/windows-shared/remote-share cifs defaults,user=xxx,password=xxx,uid=603,gid=603 0 0 This ...
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Centos 6.5 Samba 3 You require permission from user to make change to this file.. (Copy Files)

I have an error while i want to copy my file in Centos 6.5 using samba to my Windows 7 folder. This is the error message : You need permission to perform this action You require permission from ...
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Mapping User and Group Ownership through LDAP

I am installing smb 3.5 on a CentOS 6.2 host using smbldap-tools. I've previously installed a similar configuration on RHEL4 using smb 3.0 but CentOS now uses nss-pam-ldapd and nslcd instead of ...
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Samba intermittently timing out on writes to a ZFS share

I'm experiencing an odd problem on a file server intermittently failing when writing files. The problem occurs when I try to write a number of files from a (Windows 7) client at once. ...
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smbk5pwd overlay on OpenLDAP 2.4

I have an OpenLDAP server and I want to configure the smbk5pwd overlay to make OpenLDAP update the sambaNTPassword and sambaLMPassword attributes automatically when a change occurs on userPassword. ...
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Samba folder properties incorrectly shows 0 bytes and 0 files in Windows 7

Doing du from linux correctly shows size of directory - but when doing "right click -> properties" in Windows 7: Size: 0 bytes Contains 0 files, 0 folders I can browse the share - and list files and ...
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Samba create new user error: bailing out

After upgrade Ubuntu version to 12.04, an error happens, when I want to create a new user through Samba (which is connected to the ldap server): $ pdbedit -af "New User" newuser Error message: ...
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Can't add local user on system using ldap auth for samba [closed]

Trying to add a local user to a CentOS 6.3 system that is using ldap for Samba authentication, but being stymied by the user's existing entry in ldap. [root@samba ~]# adduser wchandy adduser: user ...
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RedHat/CentOS environment discovery

I am working with a new client who lost their IT person and are trying to document what they have. It's a Linux/SunOS environment. I am trying to find their Samba or equivalent user management server ...
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Samba Configuration issue

I have been looking around to no avail. RHEL 6.4 I can run the following from a remote server, and successfully authenticates against LDAP: smbclient -L //tric4t/share -U username Once I run ...
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Samba 3.6.0 winbind module issues

All, I am having a winbind module load error on aix 7.1 trying to load winbind module for 3.6.0. methods.cfg: WINBIND: program_64 = /usr/lib/security/WINBIND_64 (have tried authonly ...
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Failed to access samba shared directory, Log port error, protocol not found

I tried to configure samba server for internal sharing purpose. I can access the global environment but when I tried to access directory environment, it is failed. I checked to log file of samba and ...
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CIFS error -512 on a mount

So we have Alfresco running at work and I like to have our repository mounted via CIFS: mount /mnt/alfresco/ -v mount.cifs kernel mount options: ...
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About security in public (read-only) shares in Samba

I work for a company where a proxy is used to access the Internet, and I want to configure samba in a Linux (Ubuntu) server to download and store most common apps --Flash, Java, AV updates and so on-- ...
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Passwordless Samba access to specific IP addresses

I have a few Samba shares setup on a server where users access with their user/pass. I've been requested to add 3 computers access to a specific share without a password prompt. Is it possible to do ...
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alternative to smb.conf / normal samba configuration

I have a Ubuntu-based server that provides SMB access for many users. Is there any way I could manage the shares and user permissions WITHOUT having to update smb.conf everytime? I'm not using LDAP in ...
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Samba3 + Functional Level 2008R2

I've spent the last 2 days on this and it's driving me crazy. I'm trying to setup a Linux server to serve shares to Windows 2008 R2 servers (for backup, but that's irrelevant). I suspect my problem ...
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Windows cannot acces Samba share using Map network drive

I have a system running Debian. I installed Samba on it so I can access a share from Windows 7. When I try to map a network drive in Windows I get an error: "Windows cannot access \...". However, I ...
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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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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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mounting windows shares on linux while keeping windows permissions

I have a windows share on a windows2003 server (WINJOE) which I want to back up to a Linux machine (LINUXJOE) that is properly joined to the domain. My goal is to backup shared folders of WINJOE to ...
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Samba not using variables in smb.conf

For some strange reason samba doenst parse any of the % variables i use in smb.conf. u use centos 6 64Bit and samba is installed with yum via surnet-samba repo. %u %U are not working even %v doesnt ...
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Debian 6 - Linux 2.6.32-5-amd64 - Samba server with 32GB swap - how should i reuse it?

today i have the mission to tuning a Debian samba file server, previously i never ever touched it. RAM = 16GB SWAP = 32GB first of i ran a parted -l and a free -h and i saw one 3TB hdd: /dev/sda ...
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export the same folder with NFS and SMB

The issue On my workplace, we have a rich environment of client including windows (from 95 to 8, also corresponding server editions), mac (from 10.6 to 10.8), linux (ubuntu, centos, redhat) and ...
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iptables/netfilter rules for samba/netbios access

Which iptables-rules do I have to set to allow clients to access a samba server with working netbios (i.e. being able to use \MyServer instead of \192.168.0.1 to access the server from Windows)? I've ...
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Folder permissions for Apache vhost files on Samba share

In our website development environment, we have a central CentOS server running multiple vhosts via Apache. The vhost files are shared via SMB. Multiple developers in the office connect to this SMB ...
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Why does Samba ignore my template shell = /bin/bash setting?

I've got a brand new installation of CentOS minimal, and have installed Samba as follows: yum install krb5-workstation samba Firstly, have I got all the necessary packages to become a domain ...
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Why can't I upload drivers to my Samba print server?

I've just set up a CentOS 6.5 64-bit VM with CUPS (1.4.2) and Samba (3.6.9) and can print from my Windows 7 64-bit machine quite happily. The shared printer is a Kyocera FS-2100DN, for which I ...
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Connection from samba to LDAP server failed

I use samba (3.4) and OpenLDAP (2.4) for file sharing and directory service. Some days ago, I noticed that samba has problem in connection to the LDAP service while beforehand it was working ...
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Detect if remote host is running Windows or Samba

From a Linux server, how can I quickly determine if a remote machine is running Windows or Samba? I want to run commands on remote Windows machines (XP and 7) to list the installed software and ...
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rsyslog.conf only partly honored

I followed this description on how to enable audit for Samba (entry of Aug 10, 2009) and wanted to get all additionally enabled logging in a special log file (/var/log/samba/log.audit). The mentioned ...
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How to ask Samba to follow symlinks for user & password less guest account

I want to configure Linux Samba 4.0.9 for providing read-only access to directory content (symlinks to files from other locations) in user & password less way. Basically any LAN user should have ...