Make a resource, such as files or printers, available over a network.

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connecting usb printer to linux ethernet port

I have wireless router WRT 54GS with DD-WRT and USB printer. I was thinking about installing CUPS on my old WRT and using usb to ethernet converter to connect my usb printer to network. Only part ...
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Fault-tolerant network file sharing protocol

I have a server A which stores files, and a server B with an NFS-v3 mount to server A. When server A fails to respond for any reason, any read request made on B will hang during a long time (several ...
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Windows file server permissions mistake - Everyone denied !

I just made a big mistake. I set the Everyone group Deny permissions on a folder shared.. How do I recover that ? Please help..
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Sharing a drive between Windows and Linux

The situation: I have these virtual machines that are used for building software, and I'm trying to keep all the builds on the same "disk", if you will. The virtual machines: 2 x Windows 4 x Linux ...
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File sharing/permissions scheme for students/teachers/staff?

I've recently inherited administration of an Xserve running OS X Server 10.5.8. I have a specific need for teaching staff to access the home folders of students via network shares. Ideally in groups - ...
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Centralized administration of campus (AD domain) printers?

I'm looking for the best way to centrally administer (and track!) printing for our AD domain. I know Windows Server can be configured to be a "Print Services" server, but it's my understanding that ...
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Where to mount shared data fs? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Mounting location of non-standard file systems This is more a 'poll' type question then problem solving one... I got a big file system that is use by many thru ssh and ...
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SharePoint bundled with Windows Server 2008 R2?

I was told Windows Server 2008 R2 was bundled with SharePoint. Is this true? I haven't been able to find the feature anywhere in the Server Roles/Features interface.
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Share internet in Linux

I have an 3.5G USB Modem that I want to share its internet connection in Linux. I tried already, but only got having no internet on my own PC, still without sharing it. It's really hard to find some ...
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Need a File Sharing and Syncing Solution

Issue: The designers at our company need a solution to share and sync a folder containing images and other binary files e.g. photoshop, illustrator, flash files etc.. These files may or may not be ...
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How to view the localhost of another computer in the same network?

We have a team, working on a website. And I am planning to keep the files in one computer and let the guys access the files and folders, edit it, test it, view it in browser. I am using WAMP Server. ...
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How do I figure out what dynamic libraries are loaded by a Unix process?

I want to run a Unix program which runs for a few seconds, without sacrificing speed of execution. After it is done, I would like to know what dynamic (shared) libraries it used. What is the ...
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Creating a share from machine A on machine B (Windows)?

Say I have a share \\MachineA\Share. Now I get a second machine, MachineB. All shares will be moved from MachineA to MachineB. But for the sake of backward compatibility I want all shares by the name ...
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How to deny deleting folders in share

Sometimes, users move folders from share. They're need "write" access to write file to share. How to prevent folder lossing?
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Subversion for web designer: repository on a network share and ftp to the live server?

My configuration: htdocs on a windows network share (z:) web developers check out with dreamweaver modify and check in back to the drive z LAMP running on a Ubuntu server virtualized on Hyper-V with ...
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How to set Windows to use an external RADIUS server for user authentication to share folder?

Is it possible and if so how, to make users use an external RADIUS server to connect to Windows shares?
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Removing a file from a network share not in the recycle bin?

A client has removed an essential file by accident from a network share, the file is not listed in the recycle bin on that system and not on the server either. Where did the file went? Client: ...
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Share openVPN connection

Currently I have a server (dev tun) running openVPN and my WinXP client is able to connect to the server just fine. I have an ethernet device and I need to send data to a computer under the server's ...
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File property information (last write time and file size) in explorer out of date by hours over network folder share

An application is running on a windows XP prof machine picking up file from a network share from another windows machine. It detects that the file has been updated (by date and time or optionally ...
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Network Printer or Share Printer on Server?

Small office, <10 users. USB printer which also has a network port. Is it better to share the printer by plugging the usb into the sevrer, and do a windows share, or use the built in network port? ...
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VMware ESXi 4 On-Disk Data Deduplication - possible and supported?

Environment: We are running multiple web, database, and application servers which usually share a pretty common installation (gentoo linux) and similar configuration in VMware ESXi 4. The differences ...
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How to restrict deletion of a folder on NTFS share, but still allow modify access within folder

I am setting up a set of scan folders from a scanning copier device, and would like to know the best way to protect the folders (for each department) from moving or deletion, but yet still allow ...
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Allow access to Linux Console

Suppose one is running an SSH session into a GNU/Linux box of a client and he asks you to see "what you are doing". How can you allow this other party to see what's going on in your session?
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What are valid reasons to use SSH on a shared server?

What are the valid reasons why you need to use SSH on a shared server?
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Reproducible file corruption for files on windows share

We have about 40 file servers in our intranet to distribute software packages. The servers have names like example01, example02 etc. Every name resolves to a single IP-address (A-record) and the IP ...
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Problem in accessing Windows shared folder on Ubuntu using terminal

Description I have 2 systems with me, one running on Windows(Host) and one on Ubuntu, both on a LAN. On the Windows(Host) I develop software intended for the Linux system and because the Linux system ...
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Windows 2003 Server on a domain, XP client PCs on a workgroup - file share without authentication?

I have a windows 2003 server on a domain and client PCs running XP on a workgroup. I have created a file share on the server that should be accessible by the client PCs. I even set the security and ...
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Can a website company that builds 4-5 websites a year afford dedicated hosting?

We manage about 30 websites that use shared ASP.NET SQL Server web hosting. These are typical small/medium business websites and they perform fine in this environment. They average around 1Gb outbound ...
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Sharing the network between 2 VMware hosts

I have 2 linux servers which do run VMware server. My question about this is it possible to create a shared NAT/host-only network for the 2 VMware servers so that the VMware guest of both servers are ...
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User unable to delete folder / files “File in use by another user” Server 2003

I am administering a standalone Windows 2003 Terminal Server with no domain membership. Occasionally (about once a week or so) a user will attempt to delete a sub-folder in a Shared folder and gets ...
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window login when web application is using network share in IIS 6

I have installed a web application which is configured using a network drive But i am keep getting a pop up asking for credentials looking in the event log, the network logon is set to my ...
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Write-but-not-delete permissions on SAMBA

I installed samba on my linux server for public file sharing on the LAN. I works great currently, but I would like to add some security: People from LAN should be able to Read files present and Add ...
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On setting up Apache and IIS to share the same IP

There are two different web-apps running on two (physically) different servers on our network... one of IIS and another one on Apache - both on port 80 since two machines are accessible by different ...
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How can I preserve share paths when moving a share to a new server?

I have 2 servers and I just moved most of the shares from server1 (SBS 2003 server) to server2 (Server 2003 Standard). However, in sharepoint there are a lot of links that refer to the old server by ...
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Windows 2008 File Share

I have 3 Windows 2008 Standard servers in my system with no domain controller. Two of the servers are running a NLB cluster and the third server is a file server that the web servers connect to. I ...
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Are there any hosting plans that allow multiple sites to be hosted out of the same account? [closed]

I have a couple of sites which I would like to host out of the same account and each should be accessible by their unique domain name (not out of a sub directory or sub-domain) instead of paying ...
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Sharing SSL Certificates in a Cluster

Hopefully a very simple question, if I wanted several servers providing the same service to hold a certificate (e.g interface.internal.org) would the procedure be; Generate Public/Private Pair on ...
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SBS 2003 share SMTP address space with multiple internal mail servers

We currently have an 11 user SBS 2003 server which handles our e-mail, however I'm trying to setup a test migration to Zimbra. For this test migration I'd like to have some e-mail addresses moved over ...
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Windows Backup to network share (Server 2008)

I'm trying to setup Windows Backup on a Server 2008 machine to backup to a network share. When I run the wizard to setup the backup I get an error message "The user name being used for accessing the ...
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Using hardlinks over network drives

I know that you can fsutil hardlink on local drives, however I'd like to be able to hardlink on a network drive over to a different network drive. Is this possible? I presume not as the two drives ...
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Mount Remote CIFS/SMB Share as a Folder not a Drive Letter

Is there any way to mount a remote CIFS/SMB/SAMBA share as a folder/directory and not as a drive letter. For example, I want this map: \\Server\ShareName -> C:\Folder\ShareName Instead of the usual ...
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Sample ASP.NET web application for IIS testing

I'm configuring a shared hosting environment for ASP.NET on IIS. I'm looking for a simple, freeware (possibly not dependent on a database) ASP.NET web application for testing purposes. Could you ...
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Can combine multiple NAS's in to one logical volume and mount that volume on multiple servers?

Sort of two issues but one objective, To share a combined NAS storage with multiple servers. The way I'm thinking about doing it is to combine (n) NAS(es) into one logical unit or drive then have my ...
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Good practices for sharing files between virtual machines (Xen)?

I have a remote Xen server running some virtual machines and i want to share some files between them. Can you recommend a good pratice doing this ? Currently network setup is the standard Xen ...
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“Access Denied” on Vista shared folder from SBS 2003

I have Windows Server 2003 SBS and one user has Windows Vista installed. I have shared some files on that Vista machine and I'd like to access them from the SBS 2003 server, but I get an "Access ...
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network share encryption

what is the best practice to share network drives (samba or windows share based) with encryption? Simple PGP based key encryption? Or maybe with RSA token? Anybody, share your experience on this!
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How to accomplish a Windows share failover system?

I have a primary and a backup windows 2008 server, and a bunch of windows XP clients that map a drive to a share on the primary server. If the primary server goes down, I want those client machines to ...
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Windows7 - “The specified network password is not correct.” when the password is in fact correct

I have a samba server setup for some time now. It is a Hardware NAS - which unfortunately does not provide access to the Samba logs. (the exact model of the NAS is called Addonics NAS Adapter ) I ...
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expecting high traffic ..no time to change dns

I am expecting high traffic ..no time to change dns. My existing shared godaddy server may fail. i have less than few hours in hand. i have a another dedicated server ...can i transfer traffic ...
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How to share /etc/hosts?

On my lan, all my etc/hosts are identical, except of course the first lines 127.0.0.1 localhost.localdomain localhost 192.168.0.1 thismachine.thisdomain thismachine Is there a simple way (I'm not ...