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

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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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OpenLDAP and pGina vs Active Directory (Using Samba4 Domain Controller)

Note: I know there are some questions talking about similar topic, but they were all a couple of years old, therefore I prefered to mention my exact situation to get the most proper solution according ...
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Cannot run SAMBA (DC) and OpenLDAP, (The port is being used)

I installed samba and made it a simple domain controller, and I intend to set it to make the authentication over OpenLDAP. The problem is I can NOT run both slapd and samba processes at the same time. ...
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Webmin on Ubuntu 14.04 not listing AD users

I have an Ubuntu Server 14.04 running Samba4 integrated with AD. wbinfo -u, wbinfo -g all work fine. I launch webmin on port 10000 and login. I was able to create a file share one time, then assign ...
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Samba on Simply Mepis 1.5G can't join Active Directory domain

As a proof of concept I have Simply Mepis 1.5G (the Linux Box) running on an Oracle VirtualBox. Also on the Network I have a Windows Vista for Business Laptop and a Windows 7 Professional Laptop. I ...
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Samba and windows2008 AD,ldap works for windows,not for samba [closed]

The situation Two server one slackware with latest samba 4.3 another windows with windows2008R2 From a linux client i did ldapsearch -vvv -d 100 -b dc=server,dc=prov -H ldap://server.prov CN="...
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Identifying files being actively written to CIFS share

Is there a way to identify files that are actively being written to a CIFS mount in Linux? I am interested in skipping those files. My first thought would be to fine tune the find command with mmin....
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samba 4 create mask not working

I have following samba config [global] server string = %h server (Samba, Ubuntu) server role = standalone server map to guest = Bad User obey pam restrictions = Yes ...
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Samba printing gives NT_STATUS_NO_SPOOL_SPACE

I have a CUPS server with 1 printer attached, and then shared via Samba. Though every few days printing via Samba stops working, with the following error: $ echo test | smbclient //cups1.jeoffice/...
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Broadcasting a printer from Cups / Samba

I am currently attempting to broadcast my postscript printer from my debian machine to other (Windows) based machines on the network. I came across this article and this article which explained the ...
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ActiveDirectory Samba4 SMBHome authentication error

I have a samba4 server up and running providing an ADC. One OS X machine joined this AD and is configured to use the UNC path for the home directory, but the login failed because automountd fails to ...
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SELinux create custom role

I have a folder shared out via Samba, and a Docker container which I would like to give access to said folder by adding it as a volume to the Docker container (yes, I know that's not portable). ...
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Samba4 AD network homes for OS X

We are trying to setup a samba4 active directory to provide login and network home directories for OS X clients. We succeeded to setup the samba4 AD and join the domain with one OS X test client, ...
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Samba server permissions not work

I have Samba server installed on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS I set up some smb shares for everyone. For example this is a part of my smb.conf: [logs] path = /srv01/logs browsable = yes ...
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Win XP not saving mapped drive to Samba - Reconnect at login is ticked

I have Windows XP SP3 and Samba 3.6. From Windows Explorer I go Tools > Map network Drive and create a connection to my server (//server/share`), ticking the Reconnect at login box. All works fine, ...
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Samba Security - Set permissions for anyone write on share (root and others)

I have a server with Samba4. I need to configure the permissions for anybody can write on the share, but at the moment only the root users in the clients can write. How can i fix this? My smb.conf [...
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horde 5 ldap/samba4 authentication fails “Bad search filter Parameters”

I am trying to authenticate my horde users against my samba4 active directory but I am always getting a "Bad search filter Parameters" error. Unfortunately I am not able to identify the exact problem ...
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WindowsNT.3.5 domain: location of homes

Context: I am working with a Samba PDC (not AD mode) which emulate a MS NT Server 3.5. My problem is with the following line on smb.conf: logon home = \\%L\%U This line makes users mount a home ...
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IIS can't recover connectivity to shared configuration: “Configuration file is not well-formed XML”

I am creating a HA cluster of web servers. For this particular install its not practical to set up all the infrastructure required for Web Deploy to be fully automated. Instead, I'm using Shared ...
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sqlserver is always mapped to nobody on samba when doing backup to UNC path

I have an issue in the configuration, I guess. Due to the fact that the user is always mapped to nobody, I have to set the chmod for the backup folder to 0666 which is the number of the beast and ...
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Stop Samba Timeouts on Windows XP [closed]

We recently bought a Drobo to archive all our videos ready for broadcast. Everything is working fine between all my computers whether it be Mac, Linux, or Windows 10. We have one Windows XP computer ...
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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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Windows mount linux samba share using UPN

I got a linux samba server sharing a folder. About 4-5 windows desktop is trying to access the share folder. I think the windows clients are using Windows 7 / 8. Most of the machine can mount using ...
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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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Samba as a layer above custom storage

Does Samba allow to use some sort of custom storage? I would like to serve virtual files with my application and to use Samba for serving them to (Windows) clients. Is it possible? I know there are ...
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Using Glusterfs Dist-Replica Storage Pool for Hyper-V Virtual Machine Storage

Am chasing down some information regarding an upcoming project. So Basically we have a large Glusterfs Dist-Replica Storage pool running on ubuntu and we want to have several virtual machines running ...
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can connect to Samba, but can not access any file

I have installed samba on my Centos 6.5 successfully. and I have also created samba users as well. in windows 7 client, I can connect to samba and I can see files, but when I try to open it, It says I ...
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Samba share yielding “invalid handle”

I have a strange behavior that came up suddenly with a samba share (arch linux) since yesterday. The only trigger that I can think of is a system update (pacman -Syu). Ever since, the root share (/) ...
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how to share apache /var/www using samba server in ubuntu

Have similar issue like this question virtual centOS 6.2 - How to share /var/www using Samba I get error "Windows cannot access \server1\dev" You do not have permission to access \server1\dev I ...
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Samba “force user” issue with AD Integration

I'm trying to connect from a windows client to a samba share on linux. The linux server could be successfully joined to AD. Authentication with "valid users = @DOMAIN\windowsgroup" also works ...
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Access denied to Samba share from Windows 10

Samba version: Version 4.1.17-Ubuntu Ubuntu 15.10 When accessing a Samba share in windows, I can see the share but whenever I try and access it - entering the same username and password as the Samba ...
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Samba: non-deletable directory in public share

I have this in smb.conf [global] security = user guest account = nobody map to guest = Bad User [myshare] path = /var/myshare available = yes browsable = yes guest ok = yes read only = no force ...
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sssd active directory username same as local user

Hi have a Ubuntu box setup to login to AD. I can login to AD using usernames that do not match local usernames however I have a local username that also exists in AD and I want to be able to login to ...
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linux - windows ad authentication - why join domain?

When using Windows AD to authenticate users on Linux servers is there an advantage to using Winbind and "Joining the Domain" over just authenticating via Kerberos and looking up UID,GID, home dir, etc ...
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Winbind forgets who I am

On one of our Ubuntu 14.04 servers, running Winbind 4.1.6+dfsg-1ubuntu2.14.04.9, Winbind periodically forgets who I am, resulting in strange errors like ssh aborting with an "unknown uid" error ...
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login with active directory users on debian jessy not working

I'm trying to get the login with active directory users working for nearly a week now. First of all, I'm pretty new to pam, samba, kerberos and winbind. We worked with local users and sudo before, but ...
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How do I create a communal share with Samba?

I'm trying to set up a "communal" share on a samba server. I want it to have these properties: Anyone that is part of group X can read/write anything on the share, including files created by other ...
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Samba - creating an explicit homes share

When mentioned in the config file, the [homes] is a metashare for autocreating a share for each logged user. Is there a way to explicitly allow a share called homes?