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

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Computers on preexisting Windows 2008 domain accepting accounts from Samba3/4 domain

I have a web application written in PHP where I would like to allow existing users to log into Windows computers, too. Re-hash of their passwords is doable (by requesting them to change the password). ...
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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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Safety of concurrent samba writes and perl move

I have samba (3.6.3-0.30.1-2920-SUSE-CODE11-x86_64) running on a SLES11 server which receives files from a Windows machine. The samba share is actually a NFS mount from an other server, and I need to ...
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Samba share will not connect (was working yesterday)

I have a CentOS websver with a Samba share set up (\\webserver\websites). I was connected to this share just yesterday without issue, but today my Windows 8 PC will not connect to it. I've also tried ...
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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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Samba setup: RHEL, Windows 7

service smb restart; service winbind restart; service nmb restart service smb stop; service winbind stop; service nmb stop I, for the kick of it, thought I'll setup a samba server on my office ...
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Throttling individual samba connections

I have a CentOS server set up with Samba on a gigabit LAN connection. I've found that if I copy large amounts of data from the Samba server to a client machine that also has a gigabit connection, ...
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How do I load Windows printer drivers on a Samba 4 print server?

Premise / status: I've set up Samba 4 as an AD controller, and, according to the instructions on the howto, have established a [print$] share that should allow me to "upload printer drivers for ...
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What is the expected behavior of creating links on a Samba share from a Windows machine?

I've got a server with some stuff shared via Samba and a remote machine running Windows used to access the share. What is expected to happen if I create symbolic/hard links using standard Windows ...
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Samba name mangling too mangled to be practical

Switched recently from W2K3 to Samba4.0.9/CentOS6.4 for our fileshare for WinXP clients. Have an ancient (1995!) piece of software that uses 8.3 filename format. After the switch, long filenames ...
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Is it possible to enumerate Windows users remotely?

I have a couple of shared folders which are accesible by an account which has no password (long story). But the username is very long and difficult. Is this (relatively) safe and secure, or is it ...
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Locks not obeying keepalive setting

Scenario All our developers work on a Linux server and use Samba to connect their IDEs (mostly ST2/3 on Mac) to their developer instances. Every now and then when saving a file it will hang up for ...
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User can't connect to samba share on windows (others can)

I have setup Samba in a Debian machine so that existing users in the linux server can connect to their homes and different shares using Windows. user1, user2 and user3 can connect without problems, ...
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Unable to browse to SAMBA shares

In my enviroment I have CentOS 5 installed with CUPS and SAMBA. I am unable to browse any SAMBA shares from any machine. From Windows 8 and Windows Server 2008, I have tried the commands below net ...
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Can I add Samba users without having to add UNIX ones?

I am configuring a Samba share on my Debian server and I'd like to create some simple username:password accounts that could access the shares without having to add UNIX users to my machine. Can I do ...
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using keybased ssh/scp for a shared directory

for some projects, i need to share confidental files between our local staff and some external partners. the number of humans from the external partners is not yet determined (and might changed during ...
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Samba force user does't work

I am using Samba 3.6.6 on Debian Wheezy. I want to be able to change www files on my dev server using my macbook. So I setup samba and made a share for the /var/www directory. I added the users bart ...
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Deleting a file over SAMBA, server is seeing 1MB/s upload

Server: Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 64 bit. Client: Win7 professional 64 bit. Creds: account on server. no domain, no kerberos. Samba config: stock. shares have very simple access retrictions like writeable on, ...
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Why won't the CIFS service start?

When I try to enable the CIFS service (to use it with my OpenLDAP directory) on my FreeNAS 9.1.1, I get the message The service could not be started. In the shell of my FreeNAS, I see the ...
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How can I get FreeNAS to work with LDAP authentication?

I'm trying to set up a FreeNAS 9.1.1 server with CIFS shares with LDAP authentication. I've set up an OpenLDAP server, populated it with smbldap-populate, added a user account for myself and ...
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How do I map a Samba user's home drive via VPN?

Good evening, I'm not sure if what I'm attempting to do is possible or not, but I figured I'd put the question out there - in case somebody may have already tried this and been successful. I am in ...
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Login script not executing on all stations

My server is Debian-based, running Samba as the Primary Domain Controller. I have verified the permissions on the netlogon share (drwxrwsr-x) and the login.bat (-rwxrwxr-x) file, to allow all users ...
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Link contents of directory from outside of a samba share inside that share [closed]

I have a samba share at /public. The directory allows only reading from users that are connecting to it but any user on the server can write to it. I have a folder in my home directory at ...
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Samba4 provides high I/O load

I use sernet-samba package (version 4.0.9-6) on Debian 7. Samba configured as additional AD controller. Samba process infinitely writes something to disk and makes high I/O load: Total DISK READ: ...
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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 ...