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

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How can I set up Linux roaming homes using csync and Samba?

I have a Ubuntu 14.04 server with Samba (AD Domain Controller), and some Ubuntu 14.04 client with GNOME. I want to configure these clients like Windows workstations: the AD users can login with their ...
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Easiest / Cheapest Path to Replace Windows with Linux [on hold]

What is the easiest / cheapest way to replace my Windows domain & servers with a Linux environment? Our servers are basically used for authentication and file storage. We have 45 workstations ...
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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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OpenLDAP to Samba 4 Migration, create middle layer / webservice for user initiated password migration/change?

for the last few days I have been looking into migrating an old linux server running a OpenLDAP/Samba 3 configuration with about 100 users to a new SBS Server running Samba 4 (like Zentyal or UCS). ...
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Samba 4.3 does not perform file modification as the configured user

This is an issue that began with Ubuntu 14.04's pushing everyone from samba 4.1 to 4.3 last month (which was an unusually ballsy move for Ubuntu to do to an LTS release, and is causing all kinds of ...
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Windows samba share much slower that rsync

I have a samba share installed on a Debian server. This is mounted on a windows 7 machine. When I am trying to copy to a 5 GB file to my Windows machine, the speed is around 600 kb/s. However, when ...
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ntlmssp_handle_neg_flags: Got challenge flags[0x60898205] - possible downgrade detected! missing_flags[0x00000010] - NT code 0x80090302

I'm trying to access SMB/CIFS resource on NetApp, using following and getting error: $ cat /etc/redhat-release CentOS Linux release 7.2.1511 (Core) $ rpm -qa | grep ^samba- ...
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Samba user expiration

I got a Samba4 Server running on a Debian. I let Linux user expire with the 'chage' command but I can't find a way to do so with the Samba user. The Samba users can still log in when the Linux user ...
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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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Unable to create indipendent shares for Virtual-Samba-Server

I'm using a VirtualBox-Centos7 (Samba-Server) and a Ubuntu-Mate-Xenial (client) machine; I would like to create two virtual servers and for every server one indipendent share. I've already created the ...
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How Do I Compile Samba for Windows - Mainly SMBClient.exe?

I am using Pydio on a Windows Server 2012 R2 server for "cloud" file sharing. A situation has come up where we would like to connect to a existing share on another 2012 R2 server. Pydio has a SMB ...
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samba - EC2 instance - Samba share fail

I have two EC2 instance Windows server with ip : xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx Linux server with ip : yyy.yyy.yyy.yyy I also install and config samba server on Linux server ,smb service start normaly On Linux ...
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Unable to access Samba Server on Raspbian with OpenVPN whilst on same network [closed]

My Pi is connected to my network, and I can access it on the folder "Oliver" on it with my PC, however, I cannot access this folder with my phone. It asks for a username and password. I assumed the ...
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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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Samba not able to change the owner of directory

I am trying to make my /usr/home/test/ directory public using Samba under Unix so that anyone who tries to create any file or folder in that directory must be the owner of that file, From my smb.conf ...
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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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Suddenly i can not join Windows clients to Samba PDC anymore

Some years ago i configured a Primary Domain Controller through Samba and LDAP (slapd) on an Ubuntu machine (13.10) at 192.168.69.203 which should be accessible by the NetBIOS name SRV1. I must note i ...
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Samba/CIFS Ubuntu 14.04 mount error(112)

I'm trying to mount a samba network share on an Ubuntu 14.04 using cifs. On the server, I've got the share running. I can already map it as a drive in Windows. The share has a username and password. ...
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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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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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Unable to join domain using samba tool net or realm/sssd

On a rhel7 server I am trying to join the server to a domain, but I am getting the following failure: net ads join -S domain.example.org -U name Enter name's password: Failed to join domain: failed ...
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Cannot see samba server or access samba shares from Windows

I've been setting up my home server using CentOS 7 and Webmin. I've installed the Samba package / module and configured it, and it has been started. Now, on my Windows machine running Windows 10 x64, ...
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Anonymous Samba share across subnets (without WINS?)

I'm trying to replace an old Windows 2000 server that is current set up with a number of open anonymous shares used by a legacy application that must remain in production for a few more years. I ...
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`smbstatus` not showing NetBIOS name

I'm upgrading a Samba server from 3.0.37 to 4.4.3, and it seems that on 4.4.3, the smbstatus utility no longer displays the NetBIOS name of connected clients. On 3.0.37, smbstatus -p looks like this: ...
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Samba operations return NT_STATUS_INVALID_SID after initial setup

I am setting up Samba as sole AD controller for a new domain following the official instructions. Everything appears to go fine with the domain provisioning, and I can get a kerberos ticket with kinit ...
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Zentyal - Samba Issue : A logged in user cannot access home folder

0 down vote favorite I have a very strange issue : I can login to my domain with my username/password and when i try to access my home folder (lets say \Knosos\myname ) i receive an access denied ...
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How to prevent samba from holding a file lock after a client disconnects?

Here I have a Samba server (Debian 5.0) thats is configured to host Windows XP profiles. Clients connects to this server and work on their profiles directly on the samba share (the profile is not ...
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syncing users across docker containers

I am wondering if there is a common way to sync user accounts between docker containers. In my specific use case i would like to have a container serving a directory via netatalk (afp), another ...
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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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File permissions issue on OS X El Capitan and SMB share

Since we upgraded to OSX El Capitan we experienced some strange file permissions errors with our SMB server. We have a ubuntu server machine hosting our working files over a SMB shared folder to each ...
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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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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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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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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 TLS Setup

I'm reading this Samba Manpage and according to this, you can setup TLS. I've got 2 questions. On the Server-side, TLS options requires the path of the certificate and keys? How would that work on ...
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Newly created Windows Domain users can't log in to Samba share joined to Domain

I have a Debian 7.2 server running Samba 3.6.6 joined to a Windows Domain. It all works great, except within the last week, newly created Domain users can't log into the Samba share. Existing accounts ...
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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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update to samba 3.6.23-30 on RedHat server 6.7 breaks connections from clients on AD forest

I have a Samba server (version 3.6.23-30) running on a RedHat Enterprise sever version 6.7. It is joined to Active Directory, and authentifies the users to AD. Winbind is not running ("Winbind is not ...
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How to test if a mounted share is still functional

I have a set of linux machines with samba ( and other ) shared drives. There are automated scripts that mount these shares. My problem is, sometimes a host machine will go offline, but I can't find a ...
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Can't access SMB shares on Windows but can on Linux

I've been having some problems with a Samba share that I recently set up. The share's configuration is as follows: [data] path = /media/data available = yes valid users = admin read only = no ...
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Samba Share - MS Excel when saving “can't access the file, there are several possible reasons”

I have a weird problem in my samba 3.5.4 share on Ubuntu 10.10. I have one share definition for 3 client (A,B,C) This share contain some excel file which having a lot of formula and linked each other. ...
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Samba server permissions not checked on windows clients

I have a Debian 7 installed with samba version 4. I have a samba share which is accessed by windows clients (Windows 7 and Windows 10). Each folder in the share belongs to a group and only members ...
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Automatic Samba password / linux user passwords sync?

I used Webmin to setup a basic Samba share on my server. Webmin created my smbusers from the available linux users. But it left all of their smbpassword's as blank instead of using their linux user ...
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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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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 ...
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OSX clients showing incorrect owner on samba share

We currently have a NetApp SAN with a large volume set to NTFS security style, whose permissions are managed by our active directory server. This volume us then shared via a CIFS server built in the ...
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cannot login samba file share from osx yosemite

I built a ubuntu nas server. After I installed webmin, I created a new file share "NasFileBackup". then I went to security and access control to give user "qinking126" access to this share. ...
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How can I fix Samba 3.6.25 “the trust relationship between this workstation and the primary domain failed” error?

Today I updated our Ubuntu server which is also the primary (and only) domain controller to the latest Samba packages which fixed a few security vulnerabilities. The following packages were updated: ...
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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 ...