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

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Active Directory authentication without Kerberos?

A friend of my has a Linux machine hosting Jenkins and a Windows 2008 Domain Controller. He uses Active Directory authentication in Jenkins and only specified the domain name and domain controller in ...
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Samba shares don't work when mounted via host names from /etc/hosts

I have /etc/hosts file with this line 10.1.17.123 SAMBAWINSERVER I am trying to mount samba shares referencing server by name in the hosts file. I tried to mount it via regular mount command or /...
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SAMBA+NIS on Linux with Windows 7/8/10 clients

I'm trying to figure out if it is possible to run a samba server on a Linux distribution with a NIS service and use them in conjunction with a Widnows 7/8/10 client to make it work as it's local ...
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Samba server disappears from the browser list after a period of time

I have a Ubuntu server running as a router. On the server I use iptables and DHCP 3.1.3, Samba 3.4.7 and OpenVPN 2.1.0 server. I have problem with Samba server disappears from the VPN client browser ...
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Making samba ignore symbolic links when transferring directories

I am trying to move a directory from a Linux filesystem to a shared drive on my Windows PC. I do not have root access and cannot create a mount due to the system settings. However, from the Linux ...
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Nas QNAP 469, locked files

We use shared folders, and sometimes files are locked by users. I have connected to qnap via SSH and trying this command: /usr/local/samba/bin/smbstatus It showed me "Locked files" with PID, ...
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Centos 7 Avahi doesn't resolve from windows machines

I have installed and configured avahi-daemon and samba on Centos 6.6 and it's working when I am testing it from an Ubuntu machine. e.g.: ping myhostname.local or smb://myhostname.local However, when ...
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What does Samba need from LDAP for a valid account?

I have inherited an OpenLDAP system, coupled to a FreeNAS and it is quite a headache to create users all the time. I just want to create a user that can access its own homes share. I have a working ...
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AD DC for domain could not be contacted

We are using samba4 on Debian 8 as a AD DC and isc-dhcp on another Debian 8 machine as a DHCP router. The problem is that if I set dhcp ip on a windows client I can't join the domain. If I add the AD ...
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Samba 4 not working correcty as dns for internal (LAN) addresses

[Edit] We tried to use samba_internal dns and also bind9_dlz on the server where samba is installed, but both cause problems when trying to access internal addresses even by IP. So we use our DNS, ...
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Ubuntu server domain controller samba transfer speeds

I have an Ubuntu server running at home that is acting as a domain controller for my home network. It is configured as the primary DNS server as well. I have a RAID 1 array mounted (software RAID) as ...
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Simple encryption for Samba shares

I have an Arch Linux machine acting as an SSH and file server, using vsftpd for FTP and samba for SMB. I would like to access this server via SMB over the Internet, and it is currently set up to ...
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Samba: Windows' user missing home directory

I'm having issues with the home directory not showing up after logging in. I can add the home directory manually. The letter H: is missing when I try to map it manually though. It seems it's already ...
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Samba restart vs mount.cifs

My question is more about ensuring rather than an exact problem. I have a samba server (4.1) and I have a Linux client, which connects using this mount command: mount.cifs $SHARE $DIR -o username=$...
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NT4 domain administrator account - how to specify in smb.conf

I'm a domain administrator for a very old NT4 based network which needs to be taken out back and shot. I had a chat with the colleague who runs the domain, and he wants to move to Samba based NT4 ...
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Samba not allowing access to /var/www folder

I have a local webserver that I want to have samba access to. In my smb.conf everything seems to be working except I cannot access the www folder. I have full permissions on it and have tried ...
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Automatic connect to Samba share on (open)VPN connect

I'm currently working on several BeagleBoneBlack, all running Debian 7.8. The setup: One BeagleBone is running an openVPN server (with easy-rsa authentication) and a samba server. The sever is ...
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How to configure anonymously / guest browsing Lighweight Directory Services in Samba4

I've looked all over the internet, and i seem to be unable to find the answer that describes HOW to allow the LDS to be browseable without asking for a password. In other words, how to allow the ...
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Add A record to Windows AD DNS remotely via cmdline?

I want to avoid rdesktop + clicking through DNS GUI, but would like to be able to push entries from some other host, preferebly any domain joined machine. Idea is to have post-join script for Samba ...
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Isolate access point clients with iptables

Is there an effective and easy way to isolate access point clients so that they do not see each other over LAN ? I created an open access point with Kali Linux + Hostapd + dnsmask I want to make ...
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CIFS Input/Output error when executing set attributes

I have a CIFS share. It works perfectly with Windows, but if I want to create a file on the share, using Linux, it returns an I/O error stating that it could not set the attributes: $ touch a.txt ...
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Samba4 using username without the @domain name suffix

I want users to login to my mail server using: u: user1 (NOT user1@example.com) p: password I am using Samba4 on Zentyal for authentication. How can I configure such that users do not have to add ...
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disable unix extensions per share in samba

I created a share which needs follow symlinks = yes wide links = yes Is it possible to disable the unix extensions just for this share or enable following links without global unix extensions = no?...
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Intermittent Permission Denied error when opening files from a SAMBA mount

As mentioned above, when I attempt to open files over a SAMBA mount, sometimes it works fine and vi opens the file up, but other times vi opens up and I get an error like this: "Windows/Custom2d.txt" ...
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Can't connect to Samba server via FQDN despite it resolving to the correct IP address

I'm really hoping that you guys can help me with a really weird problem I'm having with a new Samba server. I can connect to the server just fine via its IP address. I can also connect with its short ...
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openVPN file transfer speed

Problem: File downloads to remote office, pulling data from server are stuck at 128KB/sec (as reported by windows explorer), which is roughly 1mbps. Question: Why can't I get close to remote office ...
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Samba, hosts allow = .example.com

I'm trying to limit access to a Samba share to hosts on the .example.com domain. But when I try to connect from a host on that domain I get denied. smb.conf [share1] ... valid users = ralph hosts ...
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CentOS 7, smb service requires a `systemctl restart smb` to work

CentOS 7, smb service requires a systemctl restart smb to work after rebooting. On each every reboot. Right after a boot, connections to Samba simply hang and then fail. Restarting the service makes ...
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What authentication protocols are negotiated by HP Printers to Windows Server Shares?

I am trying to find information specifying the protocol negotiation process for newer HP printers that can perform direct scans to Windows-style shared folders - in particular, the HP 8600-series is ...
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Cross domain - AD group membership changes not reflected in winbind

I have similar cases on this thread at AD group membership changes not reflected in winbind information. The only difference is that this only occurs on "cross domain" for my scenario. Here is my ...
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Unable to configure CNTLM

I am setting up a proxy server on my linux system using CNTLM. I have edited the cntlm.conf file and made the following changes- # # Cntlm Authentication Proxy Configuration # # NOTE: all values ...
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How to delete journal on ext3 network drive

Something happened when I was copying files to a ext3 drive (via network, mounted by samba) and I lost ability to write anything to this HDD. After I used dmesg command it is explained: db: Current: ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Failing to join domain for Integration with Active Directory (winbind & samba)

I've followed the tutorial at this link https://help.ubuntu.com/community/ActiveDirectoryWinbindHowto Everything seems to be configured somewhat correctly, net rpc join worked and the realm is listed ...
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Track a machine who is entering bad passwords into a samba3 domain controller

I have a user who is getting its account locked constantly because an other machine is trying to login with an old and bad password and thus locking the user's account... The user doesn't know which ...
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Is it safe to delete chunks.chk file while using SDFS?

I setup a temporary storage NAS using various hard drives and random components lying about my workshop. It is running CentOS 7, with a software RAID of 8 500 GB SATA drives connected as spare drives ...
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smbclient NT_STATUS_LOGON_FAILURE against Windows Server 2012 R2 share

We are running Debian wheezy, with smbclient v 3.6.6, trying to reach a Windows 2012 R2 share. This conundrum involves two users: ReadOnlyUser and WriteUser We have been using -A (--authentication-...
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Debian Samba share Authentification with RADIUS server

I'm trying to configure Samba (apt-get install samba) to authenticate users using a RADIUS server and i cannot find anything useful. Is it possible ? I tought i could set Samba to use the PAM ...
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Cannot see all files in Samba share

I have a user who is traveling overseas and is connecting to our samba fileserver on a Windows 7 machine. He is able to authenticate and open the share just file, he can traverse through his sub ...
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Can I specify a port when connecting to a Windows share?

I have a network setup like this (Windows File Server) <-> (Windows Gateway) <-> (Workstation). I am trying to allow the Workstation to access a share on the Windows File Server. I was ...
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Setting Folder Quota in Samba

The main problem is that if a user has used up their home directory quota, then they are unable to write to group directories as well. I have a samba server that obtains user information from an ...
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Mounting encrypted Samba share (linux server/client)

I'm trying to set up encrypted samba access. In order to achieve that I've added 2 lines to [global] scope in smb.conf: server signing = mandatory smb encrypt = mandatory But unfortunately I can't ...
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Samba force port

I have a file server Running Samba here at my company. Half of the computers are Macs and it is very slow to connect to Samba from OS X. But I found out that if I force connection through port 139 (...
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users in openLDAP Groups on Windows Server not gaining access to share

I have openldap and samba PDC setup. My windows server is a member of the samba Domain. I have a group created with users. I can see the group on the windows 2008 server, however when I add this group ...
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How to restrict samba shared files access in web browser?

I have configured samba to share the files.But i want to restrict these shared files are showing except authorized users in the web browser. for ex: My smb.conf file is [Creative] printable ...
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How to use local accounts on samba machine

I have a linux system running samba which has an ethernet connection to a Windows 7 PC. After reading and trying a lot I got the following configuration: [myShare] path = /usr/share/mySystemUser/ ...
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Samba vulnerability to rpcclient attack

There is what seems to be a known vulnerability in Samba exploitable via rpcclient. One can use rpcclient to access a Samba server, and then by using commands such as srvinfo, enumprivs, lookupnames ...
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Samba4 internal DNS and isc-dhcp zone update

Could anybody explain, how to solve this problem with internal samba4 DNS and dynamic zone updates from isc-dhcp? In the logs I have: dhcpd: Unable to add reverse map from 170.5.168.192.in-addr....
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Why are Windows XP and 7 qemu/kvm guests not recognizing updates to a local Samba share?

I develop cross-platform software and test the Windows ports with wine, Windows XP, and Windows 7, the latter two tested using qemu with KVM. I also have several versions of OS X and Debian Wheezy as ...