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

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Moving file makes server unresponsive

I've configured a backup job where I'm moving a larger file (80GB) from a debian linux machine to a Windows 2012 Server (mount windows share with samba). The thing is, as soon as the movement of the ...
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storing 2008 r2 windows profiles on a samba share

I have set up a windows server 2008 R2 and set the profile path for every user to a samba share. I believe the samba share is set correctly since I can access it and store files in it. The problem I ...
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Linux file/storage server to be used in windows environment

I need to create storage server (file server) to store backups and user files from Windows machines. I'm thinking to take CentOS 6.3 as a new server OS and setup samba sharing. All of the sudden I ...
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Cant login as User from trusted domain on Debian

My Problem is the following: I joined a Debian 7 machine to an AD 2012 domain (doma) and everything works inside that domain. But when I try to log on as a user from a trusted Domain (domb) I always ...
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Samba 3 usershares “is not a directory”, or “is not a regular file”

I'm not sure how much of an issue this is, Samba mostly works, however I do get this message constantly on my logs: [2013/08/29 13:52:24.155039, 0] param/loadparm.c:8843(check_usershare_stat) ...
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Error accesing shared folder in Samba

Im using Solaris 10 with Samba 3.6.6. When I tried to access a share folder I get following error. 2013/08/27 02:43:38.450317, 4] smbd/reply.c:794(reply_tcon_and_X) Client requested device type ...
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Why are my Macs failing to authenticate to my SAMBA file sharing server?

I have recently set up a SAMBA file share. After going through a series of steps, I have finally been able to have most of my computers see this server. The primary requirements were: 1) it had to be ...
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Samba shared files owner and group

I'm using Samba for sharing files in a Linux Embedded. I need the permissions of the files to be of this type on the server: -rwxrwx--- 1 user group I shared those files with Samba and allowed the ...
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redirect My Documents on Windows 7 with Samba 3.x

Is it possible to use folder redirection with Windows 7 on Samba 3.5 as a PDC of an NT4 domain? I want this to be able to redirect the My Documents folder for a small environment (~25 workstations) ...
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Why does my local network transfer speed decrease with larger files?

Short version: I have a Linux server (RHEL5) and a Windows 7 Professional laptop on a local wired network. Copying large files to the server gets gradually slower until it stops completely. Long ...
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windows can not setup a steady connection with another local network

here is my office net a b |192.168.1.0/24| ———————— |192.168.6.0/24| | | | | ...
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Samba 3.6.6 doesn't allow force user

I was using debian squeeze and yesterday I did an upgrade to debian wheezy. Everything but samba is working fine. When I connect to samba and login with the known users I do not have the rights to ...
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Windows follows symlinks forever on samba share

I have a network share that is accessed via Samba from Windows. In one of my network share folders, there is a symlink that points to the current directory. For example, /opt/myapp/mydir ...
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Managing UID/GID of dual Samba / Winbind to AD

I have two Linux servers connected to an Active Directory Windows 2008 server using Samba/Winbind, and here is my samba config workgroup = COMPANY realm = COMPANY.COM server string = ...
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Reset Domain Trust with workstations from Samba 3.x server

I am having issues on a network I inherited with a Samba 3 server acting as the domain controller, and many, but not all, Windows 7 Pro PCs. The issues described here and here do not solve my issue. ...
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Samba 4 “file server will not allow any additional users to log on”

I have samba 4.0.6 as AD DC and fileserver on ubuntu 12.04 in a Mac environment. After some time the OS X clients will not connect to the server with the error message: "The file server will not allow ...
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samba login fail, smbpasswd / tdbsam / pdbedit missconfiguration?

I cannot get to login, running a samba server on debian7, I can't get a win 8 client to browse non-guest folder. smbpasswd is not doing anything on using it with -a username. my backend is tdbsam and ...
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Can't add local user on system using ldap auth for samba [closed]

Trying to add a local user to a CentOS 6.3 system that is using ldap for Samba authentication, but being stymied by the user's existing entry in ldap. [root@samba ~]# adduser wchandy adduser: user ...
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Creating Samba shares across multiple servers from a single LDAP server

We have a Fedora Directory Server running LDAP, where a few hundred users exist. We need a way we can create samba shares depending on projects and limit access to these shares across multiple Linux ...
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Trying to rename a file via Samba; fails if there is a '2' in the filename

This seems a bizarre issue, hope someone might shed some light. I set up some samba folders on a couple of ubuntu servers for the users to do some file management. After moving a file into the ...
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Migrating from Samba 3 domain to Active Directory Windows 2008

I've got a Samba 3 domain which is to be migrated to Active Directory Windows 2008. I've found this samba to AD migration but the help in the post describes migration to win 2003. We could build ...
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Unkillable process after connection loss to samba share

Using this manual I've mounted samba share. I'm copying files to it using python script. Everything is working fine until some problem with network occurs. After that I get unkillable process in "D" ...
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Add nexentastor to domain (ldap/samba)

I have PDC on LDAP/SAMBA 3.x on CentOS 5. Domain memberships - Linux/Windows (Xp..7). For add computer account in PDC i run (on PDC) smbldap-useradd -w workstationname on the linux, configure ...
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Samba need an ip of same network of Windows Active Directory to make the join?

Im working to setup samba in windows network. The goal is windows users from Active Direcotry uses their passwords to log in samba shares. I am not sure if, in this setup, AD server and Samba Server ...
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Handling server failures with a Samba network on Linux clients

I am trying to use Samba4 to implement Active Directory logins across a network, using nslcd and pam-krb5 to register and authenticate users, and mount.cifs to mount shares such as home areas. The ...
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Prevent Windows from passing login credentials to Samba server

When I'm trying to access some share from windows explorer, it's sending my current login/password to remote server and im getting access denied, because, for example, my local and remote usernames ...
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System Error 1240 mounting network share on Server 2008

I want to share a folder from a standalone Server 2012 system on a private LAN that other servers can access without authentication. There is no domain/AD in my environment. This is usually a simple ...
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Can't authenticate users on Windows Server 2012 shares

I've been meddling for a while with a Windows Server 2012 Datacenter copy my university provided me with (via MSDN Academy Alliance) but I'm having an issue with setting up a share with NTFS ...
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Samba username doesn't work once I join a Windows XP machine to my domain

I have set up a PDC using Samba, LDAP and Postgresql. I have successfully added all the necessari entries to my database and can also see all the necessary entreis in LDAP. I can also successfully ...
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Windows Network File Transfer to Samba server: “Are you sure you want to copy this file without its properties?” [closed]

I am transferring a lot of files to a new NAS based on OpenMediaVault, with the Samba 3.5.6 service running. I am transferring from Windows 7 64-bit to the NAS, and on some media files Windows is ...
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Moving domain controller from Samba to Windows Server 2008

I need to migrate an existing Active Directory from Samba to Windows Server 2008. It's easy as add a new Windows Domain Controller, wait for AD replication and turn off the linux machine?
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Samba share to windows permission specific

I've a Centos server with a Samba 3.6. The Samba Config are written below: [global] log level =2 follow symlinks = yes wide links = yes unix extensions = no hide dot files = no socket options = ...
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samba to ask username password before listing shared folders

I setup CentOS and samba on a VM. I configured smb.conf and I can browse \ip_address and see files read and write. Up to here is fine. What I want to do is (I did it before but I forgot how to do it) ...
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Samba does not reload user group members

I am running a simple samba server setup where users connect to a share which contains folders for specific user groups. The folders are chmod 2770, so only users which are in the correct group can ...
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How can I force folders created in a subdirectory to be owned by a user's secondary group?

I have setup a Samba share on Ubuntu 12.04 for our finance team, and they access it via Windows 7 and Mac OS X. They mount the share using their LDAP credentials. All of our LDAP users have ...
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Sharing Printers Internal Network

My company currently has an internal linux server ( Centos 5.7 ) that runs an internal website ( PHP/Apache ) for internal work. One thing that has been a bit of a problem is creating print jobs. We ...
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Freebsd 8.1 Samba4 smbclient returns NT_STATUS_INVALID_PARAMETER

I'd like to setting up a NAS server and run Samba4 on it. When I'm runing this command: # smbclient -I 192.168.48.128 -L NAS_GROUP Enter root's password: Connection to 192.168.48.128 failed (Error ...
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Can Windows share access be limited on IP base?

we have got a Windows server runnung with 5 shares. To increase VPN security I'd like to forbid access to one of the shares from VPN-Network (10.8..). Is this possible via Windows firewall? What are ...
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House roaming profiles on realm trusted samba server?

Raison D'être I am attempting, so far unsuccessfully, to house roaming profiles for an Active Directory domain on a realm trusted Ubuntu 12.04LTS ZFS-on-Linux file server. The end goal is to have an ...
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Samba standalone server using LDAP for authentication: SID mismatch

I'm trying to get my new samba server running for days now and I start losing my mind over not figuring out what I'm doing wrong. Here's my setup: OpenLDAP 2.4.21 server with ~15 groups and >100 ...
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Small network: any disadvantages to downgrading to local accounts with mapped drives only?

We have an Active Directory network with < 20 XP clients and one 2k3 server running in 2000 forest mode. On a zero budget, I'm trying to avoid more MS license dollars going out the door than I ...
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Stablist / easiest to maintain free OS to run SAMBA 4, PostgreSQL, mod_perl2 on? [closed]

This is just for a 20-client network of XP Pro machines: a file/print share server, possibly a domain controller unless I can get by without it, and a db and intranet app host. I need to be able to ...
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sudo unable to modify permissions “permission denied”

I 2 received diagnostic logs from a user. Both of them are compressed as bz2 files and stored on a samba share. I unzip each, and then rename the folder. 1 of the folders I am able to rename, yet the ...
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Network connection from Windows XP to Unix Samba share slow

When I connect from Windows XP to a Unix Samba share, I can do it fast, if I take only user and password. If I take "Server IP\user" and password, it takes 15 seconds more to connect. The server IP is ...
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correct samba configuration for write access to group?

I'm trying to reconfigure Samba/CIFS on a CentOS client machine specifically because the current setup requires any users logged into the machine to sudo writes to the samba share. I want to take ...
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Samba/winbind to AD - the userid mapping

Guys I got issue with UID mapping from my AD. I got Centos 5.5 x64 box and AD witk 2k8 Windows Server. The problem is with username mapping. Example: getent passwd ...
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scp returns Exit status 1

In a LAN I have two PC, both running Ubuntu 13.04. There is a directory which is in a shared folder (samba, guest access) in the first PC. I have tried to copy this directory to the second PC through ...
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Samba + LDAP: user authentication works for one but not another server

I have a very frustrating problem I'm trying to solve for a few days now, maybe one of you can help me. I have two (standalone) samba servers which should authenticate the users using an LDAP server. ...
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“The trust relationship between this workstation and the primary domain failed”

I mangage a Primary Domain Controller (Samba+LDAP) with 60PC. But 3-4 PC can't login to domain with error "The trust relationship between this workstation and the primary domain failed". 56-57 PC ...
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Samba server - files created as user root instead of normal user

I have a Debian Wheezy with a Samba (3.6) server installed with a /share folder, and I don't know why but files get created as user root instead of user (uid=1000), here is my conf: [global] ...