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

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Configuring Samba to allow access from a DDNS domain IP

I have a Debian VPS which I host a website from. I set up a Samba share to enable me to edit website files from my Windows 8 computer. For security I set up a username and password, also I set 'hosts ...
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is access to samba share dependent on internet access

Running Ubuntu 7.04. Samba is installed and running. Ubuntu server is connected to the internet thru an adsl modem. Rest of the network consists of windows-xp machines All xp machines can see the ...
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Synchronizing Files between Ubuntu and Windows Server

I have a Ubuntu Server 12.4 LTS with Samba Share and I would like to synchronize my all Folders in the shared folder to the Windows Server (Win2k8R2). So Far I have used Lucky Back up, Freesync and ...
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Why does samba include seemingly bogus “supplementary groups”?

Our environment is subject to the "16 group limit" with Samba. We are using Samba version 3.6.12. Basically if a user is in more than 16 groups, the whole system gets hosed and things go haywire. ...
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veto files on a Windows Share

On Linux you can just edit the smb.conf file and add a veto files setting to ignore and delete certain files, this came in really handy as both OS X and Windows love to create extra files. However, ...
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TDBSAM migrate user account

I have a couple of samba user accounts on a server which uses the tdbsam backend like this: pdbedit -L -v |more --------------- Unix username: games NT username: Account Flags: ...
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Multi-Volume data storage without striping

I have a network storage server running Debian, containing multiple hard drives. These drives are all mounted into subdirectories of a samba-shared folder. All members of the network have full read ...
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Samba Roaming not working

I had configured Samba as domain controler on Ubuntu 14.04. I can register computers(WIndows 7) to the domain but the roaming profile does not work. smb.conf looks like: # Global parameters [global] ...
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Samba user login locks up

Having an issue with a simple folder shared with samba to Windows computers. We have a samba user account created to access the folder. And It works great once we create a mapped network drive in ...
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Using Samba for AD and file sharing

We use a combination of Samba and WinBind to allow AD logins on an Ubuntu 12.04 machine. We also use Samba as a file server. We do not want Samba file shares to work for AD logins, but only local ...
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Windows 7 extremely slow with samba 4

I'm experiencing extremely slow performance when trying to copy files from and to a samba 4 share. I'm using Debian and the Samba 4 SerNet packages and everything is up to date on the client as well ...
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How to let any server user modify files created by a samba guest on a public share (and the other way around)?

I have a linux server running samba with a public share accepting guest connections. Any window box on the network can edit/remove files on the share as long as the files are created by a guest (i.e. ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 and SADMS in Windows domain. Domain user password for sudo

I'm installed Ubuntu 14.04 and joined it to Windows domain with SADMS. All works good, but when I'm using something that need "root" rights (sudo for example) I need to enter domain user password, but ...
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Changing Samba port doesn't work

I want to change the Samba default ports for testing. I tried adding "samba ports = 1445" to the samba config, but now I can't connect to it at all! I also tried adding -p 1445 to the samba start ...
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Linux - How to control Winbind Authentication cache timeout

I have configured my linux machines (running CentOS 5.2) to authenticate against a Windows server running Active Directory. I have even enabled winbind offline logon. Everything works as expected, ...
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An Active Directory Domain Controller for This Domain Could Not be Contacted with windows 7 laptop

I have server running Zentyal. And I have a problem with joining my domain. The problem exists with only my laptop. I've tried some other PC's and they successfully join the domain. All the machines ...
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Folder sizes at 0 bytes with Samba shares on Windows 7

Background info: Running Samba version 3.6.9 Successfully authenticating shares with Active Directory (user/file permissions) Able to successfully connect to shares - no issues at all. So, ...
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Ubuntu Client, connect to windows SMB share on domain joined server using local credentials

I'm having some trouble connecting to the C$ share on one of my servers. I can do so using an account from the domain administrators group, however can't access most files on the server. I instead get ...
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Sporadic NT_STATUS_ACCESS_DENIED from BackupPC via Samba

I have a BackupPC Server pulling backups from a Gentoo Linux machine (ext3 fs). This fails sporadically throwing errors like this 2014-06-10 12:00:19 full backup started for share uni 2014-06-10 ...
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Linux + Active directory authentication + only letting certain groups login

I have some linux boxes that use Windows Active Directory authentication, that works just fine (Samba + Winbind). What I would like to do now though is only allow certain people or certain groups to ...
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how to hide folder on root samba folder with include for each group

Currently my samba server integrated with Windows Active Directory 2012, almost configuration is just fine. I'm just curious Here are my smb.conf, [global] workgroup = "Domain Name" server ...
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cannot access share on SAMBA that is AD member server, VS. nullSessionPipes registry on DC

Asked this same question in samba.org mailing list but getting nothing, so I like to try here: SAMBA as a member server in an AD domain Access samba share from any client (e.g. windows 7) using AD ...
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Force permissions non domain Mac server share

I have a Mac server which is accessed by both Macs and PCs. I need every file in this specific samba share to have 777 permissions regardless of the write permissions given by the client. The ...
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two samba servers and one ldap backend

I had setup a Samba 3 server as PDC with a passdb LDAP backend. Server SID: S-1-5-21-3270... Domain: A Every user has a SambaSID beginning with this Server SID. But now I try to setup a second ...
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Samba/Winbind issues joing to Active directory domain

I'm currently in the process of setting up winbind/samba and getting a few issues. I can test connectivity with wbinfo fine: [root@buildmirror ~]# wbinfo -u hostname username administrator guest ...
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gpupdate failing when using Samba 4 AD DC

I have a Samba 4 AD domain running with 2 DCs on Centos 6.5, with a named DNS backend. I have multiple Windows 7 machines joined to this domain, which is fine. However, I can't get GPOs to apply. ...
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Samba deadtime not working

I have a server where I want to limit the amount of concurrent connections to Samba due to performance reasons. So I have max connections = 5 Which works fine. However, people who have connected ...
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OpenLDAP and Samba, can't log onto Samba share from Windows

The former jackass IT-guy that I'm taking over for had a Samba share setup on a Fedora server that uses our OpenLDAP server to authenticate users who want to log in from Windows. We recently added a ...
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Start daemon after specific samba share is mounted

I asked this question on AskUbuntu, but it's not getting any traction there... So I'll try here as well: I have a homebrew headless NAS running 12.04. In it I have a bunch of disks that are ...
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I can connect to Samba server but cannot access shares.

I'm having trouble getting samba sharing working to access shares. I have setup a stand-alone box running Fedora 16 to use as a file-sharing and web development server. It needs to be able to share ...
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How to access files on Linux server from windows faster than with Samba network drive?

I can remotely access my files at work via Samba. Unfortunately, on my laptop with Windows 7 I have serious lags when accessing this directory and working on its files. I just use a network drive ...
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Samba - Can't get share accessible to folder with 710 mode

About a year ago, I successfully set up my LAMP server with some samba shares. At that time, I have created a share that points to /media/data/www/clients/client1/web2/web. that folder has mode 710, ...
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Permission samba shared www folder

I'm having trouble with permissions on a samba shared folder on ubuntu server 14.04. This is the www one. But actually, it's in /home/administrateur. As I want to preserve my www folder whatever ...
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“net ads join” fails in puppet exec but runs OK directly from command line

I have the following exec that joins a Linux (CentOS 6) host to an Active Directory domain. When run as root from the bash terminal, it runs successfully and the host is joined to the AD domain ...
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Exclude the user(s) from nss mapping

I have added a Linux machine to AD via samba 4. I've added the winbind to nsswitch mapping but it has turned out that there is a user root in the domain. I have workaround it in pam by pam_succeed_if ...
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How to “ignore” username and password prompt in net use

I have at the moment a logon.cmd script, that I'm using to map network drives to the users profile. It looks like this: ::Onboarding net use m: /delete net use m: \\BOB\onboarding ::Bookings net use ...
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Unable to access samba server

I can't connect to my samba server running CentOS 6.4 (minimal installation) that is not located within my network. When I try to connect with my Windows 7 client, the connection fails and I get the ...
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Samba over OpenVPN - horribly slow

I've set up a server to run OpenVPN, with the purpose of clients accessing Samba shares remotely. The server is running CentOS 5.6, a decent quad-core Xeon CPU and plenty of RAM. The client I've ...
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Possible to use linux permissions on samba mounted drive

I've mounted a shared windows directory (C:\foo\bar) on an ubuntu server (/mnt/shared/bar) like so: //windows-server/bar /mnt/shared/bar smbfs credentials=/etc/samba-credentials 0 0 It works ...
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Why can't you mount a windows share in linux and make it writable?

I don't know what else to try... The share in Windows has permissions to "Everyone" set to read/write, which shouldn't matter because I am mounting the share using the administrator name and password. ...
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Mounting two CIFS shares using a VIP

I have two CIFS shares on two different storage servers. I've created a VIP on an F5 node which sends all traffic to it's IP to a pool containing the two storage servers. It sends to one server and in ...
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How to configure Samba to allow root user for full control to the particular share?

$(subj), it appears to be what root user is denied by default for all of the shares. I'm trying to reproduce Windows administrative share.
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Migrate samba domain to Active directory

i have a Samba3 domain and i want to migrate to Active Directory (W2k8 or 2012 server). How can i achieve that? I read that ADMT tool can do that, but didn't find any feedback. I also read that we ...
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Samba share with AD authentication is only authenticating users on some windows machines

I've searched high and low for help with this. What I've found is that most have given up. I have found that I can mount the samba share from a few different windows hosts with different users. ...
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Samba Authentication

I know it's going to seem like I haven't done the research here, because I have done it, and I know how many related questions and tutorials there are. I have read every tutorial I can find online for ...
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Finding a user's home from bash

I'm trying to get the value of a user's home from a puppet script. This particular user is a Samba user, not a local one, with the username of the form DOMAIN\user. I've tried the following, with no ...
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Windows workstations in a Windows domain with a Linux domain controller [closed]

There's a Windows network of about 60 workstations I am going to be responsible for. The network is in a terrible mess, so I decided to rebuild it from the ground up. Currently, there are some Windows ...
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Error starting Samba NetBIOS Name Services (nmb) on CentOS 6

I am trying to start the nmb service. It leaves this in the log file and exists: [2013/05/08 14:06:23, 0] ../source3/nmbd/nmbd.c:883(main) nmbd version 4.0.0rc4 started. Copyright Andrew ...
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Freenas and Active Directory

I'm trying to setup my Freenas server with Active Directory, it's connected fine and the following works: [root@storage01] /# wbinfo -t checking the trust secret for domain ISD via RPC calls ...
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Samba configuaration not working

I am trying to set up a Samba share with a Windows computer from CentOS6. This is my current samba config: [global] restrict anonymous = no domain master = no preferred master = no workgroup = ...