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

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Samba NT_STATUS_ACCESS_DENIED error on Ubuntu

I set up a Samba server on Ubuntu. Everything goes fine when I allow guest access, but when I try to setup a configuration for a specific user, I receive the error below: $ smbclient //x.x.x.x/john -...
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LDAP+SAMBA login issues

I'm on a clean Ubuntu 13.10 install and I've just installed and configured openldap+samba. While I'm trying to configure a domain controller plus user shares. In order to ease LDAP management I've ...
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status: Unknown job: smbd

I'm trying to set up a new VPS (Ubuntu 10.10 x64) and I'm wondering if this is going to be a problem: $ sudo /etc/init.d/networking restart * Reconfiguring network interfaces... ...
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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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Windows/Samba connection error

I have a Linux fileserver serving up /home for linux and windows users. I was able to connect from my windows client, but not from a DC. Then suddenly I could connect from the DC too. The linux ...
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Can Samba 3 still be used?

I am struggling with a trust relationship issue between a windows 7 machine and my companies samba 3 domain controller. The issue is only arising when I try to add a domain user to my machine for ...
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Samba 4.1 (Ubuntu 14.04) prompts for password when listing shares

I had to upgrade my Ubuntu Server to 14.04 which comes with Samba 4.1 (I used Samba 3 previously). I had to switch from security = share to security = user, because it looks like the first one seems ...
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samba_dnsupdate dns_tkey_negotiategss: TKEY is unacceptable

I'm trying to configurate dinamic update to bind I have samba4.0.0rc5 running with bind 9.8 on Ubuntu 12.04. by default the provision command dont create necesary dns.keytab. i've tested with the ...
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Windows NFS client using SAMBA port?

I'm trying to find the root cause for the jerkiness of using NFS shares hosted on a debian server on my W10 desktop so I've started Wireshark on my client and saw that NFS client was trying to ...
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Users database empty after Samba3 to Samba4 migration on different servers

I have to migrate a Samba 3 to a new Samba 4 server. My problem is that the database on the samba 3 server seems a bit empty. The secrets.dtb file is only 20K whereas the “pbedit -L |wc -l”command ...
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Windows 10 samba NT_STATUS_CONNECTION_RESET after upgrade

I maintain a small business with a ubuntu 14.04 server running samba 4.3.9-Ubuntu. Everything worked fine with Windows 7, after upgrade to Windows 10 only those can log in to a PC who already logged ...
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Linux SMB share - how to give access to Windows local system account?

I have a SMB share on a Linux host. To grant remote access to the share for a Windows user, one must create a new SMB user which has the same username, and same password as the Windows account. i.e. ...
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How to setup shared folder as virtual directory in IIS 7.5 (cross-domain)

This is my current understanding of how this should be done: (TL;DR for the actual problem, please see the bold text.) Create a folder on you storage server, henceforth known as B. Create a local ...
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Make DokuWiki update sambaNTPassword when updating LDAP-password

I'm running an LDAP authentication service (OpenLDAP with phpLdapAdmin) on a Debian box, and at the moment it's connected to a local Samba share and an instance of DokuWiki. Everything is working ...
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What an alias group means in SID context?

Reading https://www.samba.org/samba/docs/man/Samba-HOWTO-Collection/groupmapping.html, I found out that exist alias for groups. But what this alias means? It means that it is connected to another ...
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Ubuntu Samba 4 SSH [on hold]

I have a Samba 4 up and running as a (single) DC on my ubuntu 16.04 machine. (My setup is based on this and this tutorial) Now I'd like to allow the samba 4 users to authenticate on ssh with their ...
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Access denied to Samba share from Windows 10

Samba version: Version 4.1.17-Ubuntu Ubuntu 15.10 When accessing a Samba share in windows, I can see the share but whenever I try and access it - entering the same username and password as the Samba ...
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Ubuntu Print Server in Windows Environment

For my project at work, I decided to create a Ubuntu Linux 16.04 print server but it's in a Windows environment. I installed CUPS via apt and Samba via apt also. The few printers I have setup work ...
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How to migrate Samba User Accounts to a new linux server?

I have an Ubuntu 6.06 server that needs to be replaced by an Ubuntu 9.04 server clean setup, I already copied the entire samba file server directory to the new 9.04 server using rsync. I need to know ...
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Samba4: Set unix properties of account

I've upgraded to samba4 (4.3) and now I can use the samba-tool to create users, add them to groups, ... but I can't set the unix attributes of user account. I tried looking around samba-tool but I ...
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Can connect to Samba, but access denied to homes

I can connect to the samba server using both IP address and server name, and I can see the home folder name, but can't connect to it smb.cnf [global] workgroup = WORKGROUP server string = ...
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samba share on windows 7 won't give me access to /var but gives me access to everyother directory

i have samba share set up to give me access to my linux box from my windows 7 machine, everything is fine, except i can't access the /var director for some reason through windows. however, i can ...
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Unable to see Samba server by netbios name

We have a linux server set up with a number of samba shares on our mixed windows/mac/linux network. The shares are accessible if we go to \\192.168.x.x\share, however we can't access the server by it'...
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Auth fail on Samba server with LDAP backend‏

I'm trying to configure a Samba server to simply use LDAP backend for authenticate users. Just that, I don't care of PDC/BDC, etc. The samba schema is present in the LDAP, and in the users profile. ...
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MS DFS samba share on a Linux server working for Mac and Linux clients, but not Windows

I have a CentOS 6 machine with a simple samba share that I am trying to setup as a DFS server, so it can point clients to folders on other servers. Following the samba documentation for setting this ...
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Pass-through or proxy DFS in Samba?

Samba supports Microsoft's DFS protocol, which is good. However, that just shares out junctions, which the client interprets as a path to a different SMB mount and mounts it directly. In other words, ...
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Samba module full_audit is logging actions that didn't occured

Our company has a file server, a Debian Squeeze 64 bits, sharing some folders to Linux servers using NFSv2 and to Windows workstations using Samba. I want to log access to a specific set of shared ...
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Samba 4 unix user != samba user

this may be an easy one for the samba pros out there: I have an archlinux box up and running as an samba 4 AD which works as expected. I want to add an user to the samba which lead me to 2 different ...
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how to solve NT_STATUS_HOST_UNREACHABLE in CentOS when connecting to (windows) file server via SAMBA

I am using CentOS and I need to connect to a file server running on windows. My friend told me that I need to install SAMBA to be able to do that. and so I installed samba and when I try to check if ...
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Unable to mount shares on Ubuntu client from MacOSX server via SMB

I'm trying to mount shares from our OSX server (10.11.5) onto my linux client (Ubuntu 15.10) after an upgrade to the server took place. Prior to the upgrade I was able to mount these directories ...
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File permission mask/mode settings for Samba on FreeNAS?

I'm currently working on the Samba settings on a FreeNAS server. When any user creates a file or a folder on the server I want the file or folder to get the following RWX permissions: Folders: ...
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What is the minimum version of Samba that will connect to a Windows Server 2008 domain controller?

(Yes, I know I need to upgrade to a considerably more modern version of Samba. Assume that's not feasible right now for a variety of reasons.) Assuming Windows Server 2008 (or R2) is the AD Domain ...
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Samba default permissions not respected

I'm almost ready to tear my hair off (At least i have a decent amount of it :P) I built a Ubuntu 11.04 box at work for all the development team to work on it. Everything working fine so far but there ...
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Samba - permission issue

I am trying to get samba to work properly... I have a "Movies" share (//server/Movies), I want only root account to be able to upload and delete. Guest can view "Movies" share without password/login ...
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Caching system on each host on a local network to improve file access

I'm in a team where we work on different projects located on a file server. Each project is in a specific folder. Here the network architecture we use today: The problem is that some person are ...
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OpenVPN authentication using pam_winbind

I'm running an OpenVPN Server on a Debian machine joined to my Active Directory Domain. I'd like to use pam_winbind for VPN authentication. This is where the troubles arise. Authentication is working ...
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Slow writing speed to Windows Server 2012

I have a problem with slow writing speed via mapped network drive (samba) on Windows Server 2012R2. I'll describe my network and tests below: I have two computers both running W8.1 (Desktop and ...
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Linux to authenticate using MS AD using samba

I am trying to complete a poc which needs linux server to connect to MS AD and authenticate using domain creds. After some reference, I felt samba would do good here and so I have installed and ...
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What configuration issue is preventing Samba Network Shares from being visible over VPN?

I set up a VPN using L2TP and IPSEC (with LibreSwan) using this script: https://github.com/hwdsl2/setup-ipsec-vpn The only change I had to make was to change the instances of 'eth0' to the new format ...
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Samba configuration for public shares

yesterday I upgraded my fedora box to the latest version, and with that, I also upgraded samba, now using samba 4. I used to access those share from any computer at home without user/password, but now ...
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Samba: Can only access share by IP from Windows

I have several CentOS 7 servers running Samba v3.6, they are joined to a Windows Server 2008 R2 Active Directory Domain, my clients are Windows 10. I am unable to access the samba shares on some of ...
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Samba Share on remote machine

I'm with the following environment: I have 3 computers: A machine working as a storage (Ubuntu 14.04) (Khan), a Samba Server (Ubuntu 14.04 with Samba 4.3.9 with a NT4-like Domain) (Vader) and a ...
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Samba Not able to access if wrong DNS is specified in Back to Back Connection

We have 2 systems connected to each other through a LAN cable , so the connection here is BACK TO BACK , and it is not connected to a router or any outside node , it's just connected to each other ...
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GPO software installation from SAMBA server denied

I have a similar issue at 2 sites: W10p desktops provisioned from scratch, pulling installation (MSI) binaries from local SAMBA server. I've created a dedicated share (\nas\provisioning) & tried ...
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Robocopy - Share to Share copy over network - Files did not end up in the expected location

A client of mine recently got a new Windows 2012 server to replace an old Windows XP Professional computer we were using as a file server. Everything appeared to be copying fine, I stored a log file ...
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Can a Unix host obtain Kerberos keytabs for another host from Active Directory?

We use Puppet to configure our servers, but creating Kerberos keytabs for them is currently a manual process. We would like the Kerberos keytabs of the Unix machines to be automatically generated, ...
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samba client reporting different available size

I set up a Samba share with Samba 4.4.3-Debian and set per user hard quota with edquota. Windows 10 clients and smbclient reports the size as set by quota. By a hikvision IP camera (using SMB not SMB2)...
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samba 4.3.9 ntlm_auth: Memory allocation error (0xc0000017)

System: Ubuntu 16.04 - samba Version 4.3.9-Ubuntu -> # ntlm_auth --request-nt-key --domain=VBA.LAN --username=[user] --password=[pw] NT_STATUS_NO_MEMORY: Memory allocation error (0xc0000017) ...
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When accessing Samba shares from Windows 10, smbstatus is reporting duplicate nobody:nogroup PID entries

When I run Windows programs located on a Samba share from a Windows 10 Pro 64 computer I get duplicate nobody:nogroup PID entries appearing in the smbstatus output. These entries do not go away until ...
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method for listening for samba connections

I am setting up my RPi to handle a number of NAS server tasks. The first is to locally host my HDD data over a samba share. The second is to become a bittorrent box (with deluge). From what I ...