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Network File Transfer Failures using Windows 7 Client and Windows CE “server”

Our company has 3 printers from Solidscape, each of which are controlled by a directly attached Windows CE device. This device exposes a file share via SMB which can be used to drop print jobs to be ...
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Let's assume I have two workstations. Workstation A is a Debian GNU/Linux based system with a bandwidth of approximately 100 MBit/s (up). Workstation B is a Microsoft Windows 7 based system with a ...
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Why is file sharing over internet still working, despite all firewall exceptions for filesharing being disabled?

Every exception in my windows server firewall that starts with "File and Printer Sharing" is disabled (ordered by name, so that includes domain, public (active), and private profiles). The Network ...
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Windows Host File - SMB Network Share using host entry that points to local machine

I am doing something a little creative with our server. We are building a preloaded image of our server software. Sometimes our customers ask that we can store the data over a network share, and ...
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windows server 2008 r2 how to limit access to smb by ip range?

Windows Server 2008 R2 64-bit. Only role installed is File Server -> File Server Resource Manager. Box is member of AD. I have local admin access and can put in a ticket with domain admin if need ...
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Load balancing a Windows File Share using HA-Proxy

After pulling my hair out over DFS I just had this weird and potentially dangerous idea come into my head whereby, just possibly, I might be able to use HA-Proxy to load balance a file share between ...
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Mount samba filesystem into RHEL 5.5

How can I mount windows share file system into RHEL? I'm not a sysadmin, but I got this task assigned :( I've tried this solution mount -t smbfs -o username=samba,password=samba ...
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Mac indexed search of a SMB connected mount? [closed]

Is there any free or inexpensive software, such as "advanced network search," "IBM Omnisearch," "Google search appliance," that will provide a web page in which our mac users can instant search our ...
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As the title states just a quick question about load balancing Was reading the following article: http://www.linux.com/archive/feed/46735 And it got me thinking ... We currently have a DFSR site ...
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Windows Server 2003 R2 Standard: Locks MS Office files, but not Adobe .AI and .PSD files?

We have some shares setup on a Windows 2003 R2 server, and the MS Office files people save behave properly: The first person to open the file gets read/write, and the second person to open the file ...
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OS X suddenly unable to connect to Windows share

I have a network share to a Windows Server 2008 file server, that is used to view all media files on every computer at home. I've been able to access this share on OS X (10.6.2) for a year now, ...
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Can't access Samba share on Windows Server

I have a set of production and non-production Windows 2003 servers. I want to initiate a file copy between one of the production machine to a samba share on a Linux machine. I can access and mount the ...
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Can “fast fail” of SMB/CIFS hosts be tuned?

We have a Windows 2008 file server that's going off-line intermittently. When it's down, the Windows 2003 web servers pile up requests with pending file operations. I ran some tests using ColdFusion, ...
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Unable to connect to network share

On our company network there are a number of clients that are having problems connecting to the company file server (Windows Server 2003 R2 Enterprise x86). The share are mapped to a drive letter on ...
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Pros/Cons of filesharing protocols for a Mac environment

In our school division, we have a OS X Server sharing files to up to 120 Mac clients [for things like home folders and group sharepoints]. The AFP protocol is the easiest to set up and use, but that ...
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Favorite Document Management Systems

We are a small software consulting firm with 10 programmers. We have many corporate contracts and paperwork that we currently organized in a big file share with hierarchical directories. This is ...
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what's the syntax for Accessing smb/windows shares via alternative ports?

when port forwarding on my router for port 139 to port 139 of my linux-smb based NAS is enabled running a simple \computername.dynamicipserviceX.com\sharename on windows works. However when set to any ...
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remote file sharing via smb://

I'm currently sharing files using the smb protocol on a local network, and I'd like to share the files now through the web. I have two laptops (windows and mac) that draw files from a windows xp ...
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File Sharing on Windows Server to Mac OS X clients

http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3229 These permissions allow a drop box to work, however, large files being transferred from a Mac client show up while transferring, then disappear. Copying to other ...