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Folder sizes at 0 bytes with Samba shares on Windows 7

Background info: Running Samba version 3.6.9 Successfully authenticating shares with Active Directory (user/file permissions) Able to successfully connect to shares - no issues at all. So, ...
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1answer
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Why does accessing a folder via UNC path share not work but mapping the same path as a drive does?

I have two domains, PRIMARY and EXTERNAL. EXTERNAL has a one-way outgoing trust to PRIMARY so that PRIMARY's users can authenticate in EXTERNAL. Both domains have Windows Server 2008 DCs running at ...
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1answer
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ubuntu likewise authentication for windows shares

I currently use likewise to use my active directory credentials to log on to ubutu (12.04). When I want to mount one of our windows shares, I am prompted for a password again. Is there a way to reuse ...
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Windows Server 2008 R2 shares inaccessible

We have a windows 2008 R2 server (File / Print server). All share are accessible but with no reason the shares are not accessible anymore for windows 7 clients / printing isn't possible also. After we ...
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0answers
138 views

How does one access shares on a domain computer using a local account with the netlogon service deactivated?

For reasons outside of my control, netlogon has to be disabled on a specific server. That server also happens to be on the domain. I need to be able to remotely access a share on the box using a ...
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1answer
394 views

Windows (Server) prioritize network or disks possible

I have two questions: Can I prioritize a network share to some maximal download speed? Or does windows automatically slow them down when the system is doing heavy IO? Independently from that ...
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1answer
987 views

Migrating Windows shares to a Samba Linux based Share

We are looking at migrating all of of shared folders and files to one server. Currently it's spread out over a few severs which has been the method for the past years but now we want to upgrade and ...
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3answers
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Savvy user uses batch file to disable admin share

A user on my network (my predecessor in fact) disables the admin shares with a batch file that runs every time the computer starts up. I would like to disable this without the users knowledge. I would ...
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4answers
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Computer account (SYSTEM) across the network

I have an interesting problem... I need the local SYSTEM account on one server to access a specific network share on another server. Due to other reasons I can't use a regular domain account for the ...
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2answers
794 views

Tools for troubleshooting Windows sharing issues (Vista/Server 2008)

What tools (out of the box or otherwise) do you utilize to give useful/verbose information about what might be causing an issue with windows sharing? I have a specific example below, but I'd like to ...
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How do I share files from a Windows machine over the internet? [closed]

I have a home server (running Windows 7 Media Center 24/7) on my home network - sitting behind a NAT ADSL router. I want to enable access to music, movies, pictures etc. from the Internet. I want ...