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

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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 ...
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samba stuck at maximum of 1024 open files

I'm running a Ubuntu 10.04 (lucid) samba fileserver. I have a Windows 7 client which opens a large number of files while doing a copy of thousands of tiny files at once. It receives the error "Too ...
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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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Linux machine is in a windows domain, but domain logon isn't working

We have a small network in our department 2 Win Server 2008 Domain Controller 1 debian webserver a number of win7 Clients My predecssor tried to add the webserver to our domain in order to login ...
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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 vs Windows File Sharing/Server, which one is faster? [closed]

Are there any significant difference in performance? I have Linux boxes and Windows Server boxes and I plan to centralize file storage. Should I use Samba (Linux) or Windows file server as the file ...
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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 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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Delete files from command line using smb:// URL

I have a file with a list of smb:// URLs, like this one: smb://my_samba_host/data/need_to_be_removed.tgz smb://my_samba_another/data/need_to_be_removed2.tgz I need a command line (something using ...
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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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Samba authentication with another samba

I have a samba share with build-in authentication (smbpasswd). No any central auth (ldap, ad , radius ) in this network. My task is, start another samba server on second hosts with same user/pass ...
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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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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 (--authentication-...
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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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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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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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Samba - user auth against AD and local passdb

I have only a short question. Is it possible to set up a samba server, who's able to authenticate some users against Active Directory and some users against a local passdb file? We want to exchange (...
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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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kinit succeeded but ads_sasl_spnego_krb5_bind failed: SASL bind in progress

I'm trying to use fedora and samba as a file server. Using kerberos i'm trying to make sure no passwords are transmitted over my network. I'm able to use samba for its file server capabilities, ...
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Windows file explorer using port 80 (webdav) instead of 445 (samba smb cifs) for UNC path

I have a Windows 7 Ultimate x86_64 machine, which is failing to access a network samba server. I launch the "Run" dialog, and type in \\192.168.x.x so I am bypassing DNS and NetBIOS name resolution, ...
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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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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 ...