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

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CIFS mounts hang on read

I have a problem with a bunch of CIFS mounts that look like this: //192.168.10.2/remote-share /home/windows-shared/remote-share cifs defaults,user=xxx,password=xxx,uid=603,gid=603 0 0 This ...
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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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What Samba settings to use for perfect emulation of Windows ACLs

Can anyone suggest what settings I should use with Samba to get full support for Windows ACLs? At the moment I have the following configuration: /etc/fstab: acl,user_xattr /etc/samba/smb....
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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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Ubuntu server + Samba + PAM + Apple OpenDirectory

Due to various reasons, we are looking to migrate our file servers from OS X Server 10.9 over to a true Samba implementation running on Ubuntu 14.04LTS. We have Ubuntu up and running with Samba ...
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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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Windows 10 Pro Sharing/Samba Speed Throttling?

Does Windows 10 Pro file sharing (aka Samba) throttle its speed? Mine seems to cap out at exactly 25 megabytes per second. My Windows 10 Pro machine is directly connected (via crossover cable) to a ...
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How can I change the localSID for a SAMBA Server?

I am trying to change the localSID for a SAMBA server, however I am unable to. I have tried the command "net setlocalsid" to no avail. To troubleshoot I have also stopped the smbd and nmbd services, ...
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Windows Server: Impact of high count of ACL entries on overall performance

I have been searching on this and just can't find enough information on the topic. We are trying to develop a custom folder / permission tool. The clients needs are quiet complicated as there will be ...
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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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Samba Shares Without Using Winbind

I am curious if it is possible to use samba shares without using winbind. In our current environment we are using SSSD, Kerberos, and Samba to complete the required tasks such as joining the windows ...
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Samba: Authenticate only local accounts over AD?

I have a samba server where I create all the linux accounts and corresponding SMB accounts via a application I built. I manage all the permissions for all of our shares via ACL's also using the ...
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Failed to access samba shared directory, Log port error, protocol not found

I tried to configure samba server for internal sharing purpose. I can access the global environment but when I tried to access directory environment, it is failed. I checked to log file of samba and ...
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Samba authentication using read-only LDAP server without samba attributes

I have read-only access to an LDAP server which only stores unix account information (no samba attributes). I’d like to grant the users in the LDAP directory access to the samba shares on my server. ...
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Set pam_unix password without knowing current password, having authenticated with pam_winbind

Right, so I have winbind authentication set up for login. However, I think there may still be some situations in which it would be useful for the user to be able to set their unix password (in the ...
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Point'n'Print setup in Windows 7 x64 on Samba server

I've done a Point'n'Click setup on Samba/CUPS for Windows 7 Clients. The following things are done: CUPS Activated Raw printing support by dpkg-reconfigure cups SAMBA Added to the smb.conf the ...
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Samba server: Script before allowing opening a share

I have a small home server running Ubuntu 12.04 with an external hard drive attached to it. The external hard drive is mounted with autofs. Autofs basically unmounts a hard drive if it isn't used for ...
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Write issues on Linux Samba shares with OS X clients

Our web development company has a Linux server with a Samba share which employees use to develop websites. On the Samba share are numerous directories which serve as document roots for a webserver (...
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Samba deadtime not working

I have a server where I want to limit the amount of concurrent connections to Samba due to performance reasons. So I have max connections = 5 Which works fine. However, people who have connected ...
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samba treat user as other or ignores group permissions

I have a server running with Ubuntu 12.10 and several Clients running Windows 7. I use Samba as domain controller. Everything works fine except the shared folder. I made a shared folder and configured ...
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Why is there a ton of network traffic when using Win7 to connect to my Samba share?

I have an Ubuntu server running samba that several Windows clients connect to. On my machine, I have Windows 7 and Gkrellm, which shows me different statistics about my computer, including network ...
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Permissions within Windows symlink to a Samba share

I have a Samba shared folder on an Ubuntu box which I can access from my Windows 7 PC and within which, as a non-administrator Windows user, can create and update files and folders. However, when I ...
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How do I print, identified as an AD user, from an Ubuntu client to a Windows print server?

I know my question may be confusing, so I'll clarify. I'm an admin at a school and am setting up the labs to use Ubuntu (12.04). Users already can authenticate against Active Directory (currently ...
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Why isn't Samba authenticating an Open Directory username that arrives in all caps?

I have a Mac OS X 10.6 server that acts as an Open Directory master and allows file sharing from the Open Directory users' home directories. Today, for unknown reasons, it's stopped permitting our ...
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Domain Admins do not have Administrative rights on Windows Server 2008 using Samba PDC

Members of Domain Admin using CentOS Directory Server as backend do not have Admin rights in Windows Server 2008. I have joined the domain, see that the users are populated, and can login using LDAP ...
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samba Ldap password restriction

I'm trying to change the password for Ldap users using Samba. i'm using smbldap-tools-0.9.6 . I use the command smbldap-passwd in terminal. I can able to change the password. But i want to password ...
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Why do I have to remount an smb share if I want to recreate a directory?

Suppose I have an SMB share mounted somewhere in a Linux filesystem. If I do this (from within the mounted share): rm -rf some-directory mkdir some-directory ls -a some-directory some-directory is ...
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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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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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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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Ubuntu Samba ssh login changes after successful login

We have many Ubuntu servers running different flavors, but on some of our 14.04 versions we are having a baffling issue with ssh logons. When a user uses ssh to connect, they are prompted for their ...
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How to map domain users to a specific UID/GID in function of their domain groups?

I have a samba 4.4.3 file server set up as AD domain member. My current smb.conf file is: [global] workgroup = MYDOMAIN realm = MYDOMAIN.ROOT security = ADS encrypt passwords = yes idmap ...
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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 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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Check status of samba4 in debian

In samba3, I can use command /etc/init.d/samba status to check status of samba service. But in samba4, that command does not exist. So I want to ask how to check status of samba4?
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Windows Active Directory and Linux integration: new AD Group does not show up in Linux

In my organization, the support team has created a new AD group for me but it does not show up on any of the nodes in our cluster(using RHEL). I went through this article to understand Windows and ...
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Config file of smb in Solaris 11.2

I have a server which is running solaris 11.2. I can login by root, and the smbd service is running in the server, but I cannot detect the place where the samba config file is. Do you know how to find ...
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Broadcasting a printer from Cups / Samba

I am currently attempting to broadcast my postscript printer from my debian machine to other (Windows) based machines on the network. I came across this article and this article which explained the ...
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ActiveDirectory Samba4 SMBHome authentication error

I have a samba4 server up and running providing an ADC. One OS X machine joined this AD and is configured to use the UNC path for the home directory, but the login failed because automountd fails to ...
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Winbind forgets who I am

On one of our Ubuntu 14.04 servers, running Winbind 4.1.6+dfsg-1ubuntu2.14.04.9, Winbind periodically forgets who I am, resulting in strange errors like ssh aborting with an "unknown uid" error ...
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One slow SMB/CIFS share causes slow and laggy network performance to or from fast ones in Windows 7

Windows 7 SP1+ (Ultimate), connected to both local network Samba (latest stable versions) over Gigabit Ethernet, as well as a VPN'ed Samba share that goes out over my ISP link (1200 kbps uplink). All ...
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samba issue when files or directories created

I have a samba server setup on debian 7 / samba 3.6.6, the problem is as follows; If one creates a file or a directory in a share from a linux client box, the file or directory has the proper ...
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SAMBA shared folder creation for the users on Integrated Active Directory setup

I have a centos SAMBA server integrated with AD. All the users from AD will have a home folder in the SAMBA Server. The home folder is created whenever the user try to access the SAMBA Server. Now I ...
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Apache NTLM not authenicating domain username/password.

I have a centos box and I am trying to setup NTLM authenication for apache. I have the linux box on the AD domain already and able to get user and group info using the wbinfo command. I have the ...
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Using git on os x 10.10 with samba

We have a development environment set up where we have two local machines (Macs with osx 10.10) and a linux box (Dev server) running ubuntu 14.4. Samba has been set up in order to share files ...
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Samba AD DC not showing Printers

I have setup my Ubuntu Server as an AD DC using Version 4.1.6-Ubuntu. When I try to access the printers share from a Windows Client I am getting an "Illegal Function" error. I tried it from Windows 10 ...
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Samba connection fails from OS X

The server is running Ubuntu 12.04 and Samba 3.6.3. Windows users can mount their shares without problems, using the path \\my_server.com\username and account \username. However, when I try to ...
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Centos AD Authentication with SSSD, How to add Samba Shares

I've been trying to get this to work reliable for some time. Heres the breakdown: Centos 7 with SSSD auth to Active Directory (fully functional) here is the sssd.conf file: [sssd] domains = example ...
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Powerbroker Open : Cannot automount CIFS share, where is the kerberos ticket?

I am using Powerbroker Open (formerly Likewise Open) to join CentOS 7 machines to a Windows 2012 R2 domain. Login etc. works fine. Now I am trying to use the automatic mount of home directories via ...