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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Linux nested groups with winbind

We have several RHEL6 servers connected to Active Directory using winbind. All servers are configured identically using a configuration management tool. Servers however produce different results when ...
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smbclient directory listing gives NT_STATUS_ACCESS_DENIED

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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 ...
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samba: change unix group from windows client

I try to setup a small samba server on Ubuntu 12.04 to share files. It seems to work fine but there is one permission problem. All Unix users primary group is group_common. Some users are ...
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Login script not running

I have a server running Debian Wheezy, and Samba 3 running the Domain Controller. The clients are Windows 7, and mostly work. One issue I'm having on one computer is that it will log in, and present ...
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NAS shares cannot be accessed by name in a domain

I have a NAS (Synology DS411, DSM 4.3) that was configured to be joined to an AD domain. Privileges were appropriately set on the shares and everything was fine. I (foolishly) changed the name of the ...
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Can I have a machine in a DNS subdomain, but Active Directory main domain?

I've just started virtualising some Linux servers, and want them to have DNS names like this: name.vm.company.internal Our DNS is hosted on Windows 2003 Active Directory, so most machines are ...
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CentOs 6.5 GFS2 DRBD SAMBA CTDB : g_lock_force_unlock: Could not store record: NT_STATUS_UNSUCCESSFUL

My SAMBA cluster is unreliable, I noticed that from Windows desktop (on some occasion works fine but it is not reliable), on Ubuntu I'm getting this error (same is keep repeating in the log): ...
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Will locally mounting root filesystems of all remote servers being managed eliminate need to share dotfiles?

I've got about 10 remote servers being managed, through SSH, and I typically just SSH into each of them for remote management tasks. This requires me to have duplicated many of my dotfiles (like ...
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Samba group doesn't appear on Network Neighborhood

I have a samba server (Samba version 3.6.9-151.el6). My ip server has multiple ip address, and it uses dns proxy for name resolution. I have 2 problem: Samba share works with IP but not with ...
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ubuntu samba not connecting from mac

I have an ubuntu 12.10 VM with samba v 3.6.6 installed: Ubuntu 12.10 (GNU/Linux 3.5.0-44-generic x86_64) On my mac i can connect to the smb share no problems: smb://www.tests.net Finder then ...
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Use fail2ban for Samba

I'm looking for a way to use fail2ban to control/block samba logins on Ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS. I already set up an jail.local. The samba part currently looks like this: [samba] enabled = true port = ...
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Samba will not accept the credentials

I have a Debian computer running Samba. I access the server from another computer running Windows 7. As guest, I can list the share as read-only, force user, etc. But I can not access samba server ...
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Samba authentication using read-only LDAP server without samba attributes

I have read-only access to an LDAP server which only stores unix account information (no samba attributes). I’d like to grant the users in the LDAP directory access to the samba shares on my server. ...
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Users can't access their samba shared homes from Windows

I installed and configure a Samba 4 as AD and I shared Homes. I can log in the Samba server and a Windows 2008 server with my users. However, on Windows, when I type "\IPSambaServer\user1" when logged ...
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forcing winbind/samba to use single server

In a network, there are 2 AD servers. We are integrating samba and squid with AD for user authentication. Interestingly one of the servers does not allow us for enough security level. So we have to ...
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Samba private and public shares for windows

I am facing an issue with Samba shares setup for windows use. I have two shares - 1] public share, which is available for everyone in the network, 2] admin share, which is supposed to be password ...
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Speeding up Winbind group lookups?

I have an RHEL 6 server bound to an AD domain. Everything works fine but group lookups are extremely slow. Some lookups can take over 60 seconds. This is very painful when running sudo and when users ...
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Unable to get idmap_ad to work with Ubuntu 12.04 and Samba 4

I am trying to get the uid and gid mapping I have set in active directory to copy from there to my already existing Ubuntu boxes that I am adding to a Windows 2008 Domain Controller. We are trying to ...
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Best choise for shared drive between webservers [closed]

I wonder what the best choise is/practices are for a shared drive between multiple webservers. The same application needs to be employed on multiple webservers servers for load balancing ...
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Samba file mask calculation on ACL - missing r

I would like to ask a detail how samba deals with permission on ACL on servers. I did dig very hard and deep but no luck with this one. I have set ACL support over this think and again, regardles of ...
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Samba default file creation mask calculation

Hi I have a question I dont seem find a relevant answer. The situation is that I set samba server and trying to create a file and folder form windows machine. Everything works as expected but there is ...
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Likewise 6.0 on CentOS 6.3 often freezes on system - no one can login, does not restart cleanly

We are using Likewise for AD authentication. We are also running samba and winbind to make all this possible. Our issue is this: likewise often stops working and we have to manually restart it with ...
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SMB Share (samba) Centos 6 Mounted hard drive Permission Denied

I have set up a SMB share on Centos for all users. This share is available and working correctly. Guide followed -> CentOS 6.4 Samba Standalone Server With tdbsam Backend Procedure: For diagnostic ...
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Can't use 'force user = root' and 'follow symlinks = no' at the same time

I'm configuring a read-only "backup" samba share for a third party backup solution on Windows to backup '/' on one server. The server is running RHEL 6 and samba 3.6.9 (default from package ...
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Windows XP cannot join (samba) domain

I've a setup with Samba 3.4.7 on Ubuntu 10.04 running as Primary Domain Controller for the network. [Almost] everything works fine, except for a single Windows XP computer which cannot join the ...