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

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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 = ...
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Write hash password to LDAP when creating a new user

I am working on a project with a central user database system. One of the requirements of the system is that there should be only one set of users for all the application. FreeRADIUS and Samba are two ...
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samba over NFS large file

For several months we encounter problems delays : we have a server ( os: ubuntu server 12.04 ) with samba and ldap service . Our clients are on Mac, Windows and Linux client ubuntu . Huwaei NAS ...
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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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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. ...