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SMB access from XP to Windows 2008 R2

Here's the thing... I have a very slow file copy performance from Windows XP clients to Windows 2008R2 servers. Here are the facts: Windows XP to Windows 2K3: Fast Windows XP to Windows 2K8: Very Slow ...
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Why does windows (file) explorer try to connect to port 80 (http) instead just using smb?

Background: On an almost freshly installed pc I get a message along the lines of : "windows cannot find some-file-server-name. Check the spelling and try again"... when trying to access any ...
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SMB Alias Lookup on Windows XP

Should Windows XP be able to do a SMB lookup on an Alias. I have an XP machine that cannot find the files on \Alias but can find them on \host. If I do a ping or nslookup it can resolve the Alias.
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How to make Hudson write to remote disk?

I have a problem writing to a remote disk using Hudson. When I write in it manually, it works. The two computers implied: one is on Windows XP and the other is a Mac mini server. The disk that needs ...
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Unable to connect to second name of Windows 2008 Server R2 machine from XP

I used the command netdom computername /add:newname.domainname.com to add a second name to a server running Windows 2008 Server R2. After restarting the server, I had DNS "A" entries for both names. ...
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Access Windows file share over the internet

At home I have a fileserver which is running Windows XP Pro. There are various SMB shares set up on it which can be accessed fine from within the network. Recently there has been the need to access ...
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Mac OS X Server 10.6.6 - Copying files to SMB share results in access denied

I've setup the server. Opendirectory LDAP is running. Created a group called ArchitectureOffice and i've got 4 accounts as members of that group. Created a folder on the Server HD under Shared Items, ...
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IRPStackSize and Accessing Windows 7 Shares from Windows XP clients

I received a new Windows 7 workstation (replacing an older Windows 7 workstation) and started running into errors accessing my file shares from Windows XP machines. I get various errors that seem to ...
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Windows XP only has 10 Network SMB-Connections; How to count them?

I read that somewhere but i dont know to which edition it belongs and how it works. Is this the meaning that if i open the eleventh Word-document from a Fileserver i get an error-message? How can i ...
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1answer
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How can I connect to a CIFS/SMB share on a non-default port?

I'm trying to get a contractor connected to a CIFS share (port 445). He's not a big shop (so no go on using VPN). His ISP blocks outgoing connections on port 445. I've been doing some rsync to ftp ...
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Tell me the pros and cons of using WebDAV over SSL for file server access instead of SMB

In the organisation I'm in we have a mixture of OS X and windows XP. For years the Macs have also connected via SMB to the fileserver, however it's always been a bit flaky. On OS X it's prone to ...
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“Network Name Cannot Be Found” for Reachable Host

Client: Windows XP SP3 running under VMWare Fusion 2.0.1 with Bridged Networking under MacOS 10.5.8. Server: Windows Server 2008 x64 SP1 I can ping the server, I can RDP to the server. I can't ...