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Very strange NFS speed

I've been looking into this behaviour for quite a bit, I'm not sure if it's normal but strange or an issue, I'm hoping someone can provide some info: I have a small linux server, but am using windows ...
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alternative to smb.conf / normal samba configuration

I have a Ubuntu-based server that provides SMB access for many users. Is there any way I could manage the shares and user permissions WITHOUT having to update smb.conf everytime? I'm not using LDAP in ...
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SMB Share (samba) Centos 6 Mounted hard drive Permission Denied

I have set up a SMB share on Centos for all users. This share is available and working correctly. Guide followed -> CentOS 6.4 Samba Standalone Server With tdbsam Backend Procedure: For diagnostic ...
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What exactly is insecure about Samba access over the Internet?

I have a folder on a Linux server that I need to share with a number of different clients all over the country. Some requirements: The folder needs to be mountable as an ordinary network drive in ...
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veto files on a Windows Share

On Linux you can just edit the smb.conf file and add a veto files setting to ignore and delete certain files, this came in really handy as both OS X and Windows love to create extra files. However, ...
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Deleting a file over SAMBA, server is seeing 1MB/s upload

Server: Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 64 bit. Client: Win7 professional 64 bit. Creds: account on server. no domain, no kerberos. Samba config: stock. shares have very simple access retrictions like writeable on, ...
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Synology cifs mount wont allow execution

I have a synology NAS. I am able to mount a cifs directory fine on linux (tried both centos 6 and Ubuntu 12). I can do everything fine except I can't execute anything on it. If I try tab to complete, ...
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Setting a custom timeout to nmblookup

As part of a batch script, I have the following command: hostname=$(nmblookup -A $ip_address | awk '$2 == "<20>" {print $1}') Which works fine from a functinality perspective, even for ...
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Samba does not reload user group members

I am running a simple samba server setup where users connect to a share which contains folders for specific user groups. The folders are chmod 2770, so only users which are in the correct group can ...
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How to troubleshoot Linux in-kernel dns_resolver

Linux provides a facility that lets kernel and its modules to resolve DNS names by relying on user-space tools. This, for example, is used by CIFS to support referrals in the DFS. The problem I'm ...
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CHMOD permission denied on SMB share

I'm mounting an SMB/CIFS share on my CentOS 6.4 server using /etc/fstab as follows: Mount windows share to /mnt/mywebsite //10.1.1.4/mywebsite /mnt/mywebsite cifs ...
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Mounting NAS drive with cifs using credentials file through fstab does not work

I can mount the drive in the following way, no problem there: mount -t cifs //nas/home /mnt/nas -o username=username,password=pass\!word,uid=1000,gid=100,rw,suid However if I try to mount it via ...
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Remote filesystem with files caching

Here is my current setup: I connect on a DSL line using SSH to a remote linux box with samba installed. I create a tunnel by forwarding port 139 on my local linux box. I then use smbmount to access ...
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Why are hidden Windows shares not really hidden?

I've been taught that by appending a dollar sign to a share name, Windows would make it invisible to clients. And indeed, on Windows you can't see shares ending in a dollar sign; you have to type the ...
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linux renames folders automatically

I have a file server with ubuntu installed It is accessed usually through smb either from pc (ubuntu) or laptop (windows 7) Sometimes it happens that folder names on the file server are changing to ...
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How to configure Samba to allow root user for full control to the particular share?

$(subj), it appears to be what root user is denied by default for all of the shares. I'm trying to reproduce Windows administrative share.
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Reinstall smb / samba [closed]

Is there a way to reinstall smb & samba as if it was a clean install? I am having so much problems with accessing Windows Share directories on my Ubuntu 11.10 (with Gnome 3 Shell) that I want to ...
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rsync fails with error: Cannot stat destination… cannot allocate memory (12)

I am trying to rsync some directories on my linux server to a Windows 7 share mounted locally on the Linux server at /mnt/backups. My rsync command looks like this: rsync -avz --progress --partial ...
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Protect subfolders in a public share

CentOS box with smb and afp. There is a a share that everyone has read/write access to, I want to prevent a couple folders within that share from being able deleted, but still allowing full ...
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Getting Samba, DHCP and DNS to play nice

The scenario: a simple home network. At its core it consists of: an ADSL 4port wireless router. Acting as a DHCP server. (running dd-wrt) An Ubuntu server, running Samba, as a NAS. a mix of other ...
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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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Is there a flag I can pass to either `df` or `mount` to make them display results for only locally-mounted filesystems?

I'm getting mighty tired of having to manually egrep out NFS- and SMB-mounted filesystems whenever I am checking on the condition of locally-mounted filesystems. So, my question is thus: is there some ...
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Unable to open a Linux SMB share from the domain controller

I am trying to access the SMB share which resides on one of my linux development servers, whether I type \\servername or \\192.168.0.100 (it's ip), I get asked for the username/password and then it ...
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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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How to configure smb.conf file for samba share in centos 5?

Iam new to the samba, so can anyone please give basic information to configure smb.conf. And also how it provides permissions and authentication?
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Question about load balancing

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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SMB extremely slow when rsync from NAS? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Speeding up rsync over smb I started to rsync a mount smb share to a local raid partition yesterday evening. After 12 hours it has copied like 30% of 400 GB... the ...
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Red Hat Linux - Publicly available CIFS mount

I have mounted a Windows file system on a Dell server running RHEL 2.6.18-164.11.1.el5 using a software called Sharity. The filesystem is accessible just fine to the userid that ran the mount command ...
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Why is samba denying me access to my share?

On my CentOS 5.2 box running Samba (3.0.33-3.29) I created a folder called /upload. In samba I configured a share like this: [upload] comment = upload folder path = /upload ...
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CIFS(Samba) + ACL = not working

I have two servers with Debian 5.0. server1: samba 2:3.2.5-4lenny9 smbfs 2:3.2.5-4lenny9 smb.conf: [test] comment = test path = /var/www/_test/ browseable = no only guest = yes ...
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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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How to use noatime with smbfs

I am using the mount command on a Linux server to access a Windows server using smbfs. Can I use noatime to prevent read operations (such as cp on Linux) from changing the last-accessed time on files ...
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Throttling network speed when copying files to SMB mounted NAS drive

I have a fairly modest Ubuntu box (Jaunty) running as a small webserver. Each night i have a cron job which tar/gzip's important directories and does a simple cp to copy them over to a backup NAS ...
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Differences between Active Directory Server and PDC

The Samba documentation states quite clearly that is only capable of functioning as an NT4 style Primary Domain Controller and can not function as an Active Directory server. I manage a group of ...