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connect to smb share with root access

Ok, I have smb configured on my Centos 6.7 environment, I have added the user root with smbpasswd -a and when I browse to the share from my windows box I connect with the samba root user I created a ...
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SMB3 on centos fluctuating read/write speeds

I recently got two 10GbE cards and have been testing a SMB share from centos 6.4 with it as the SMB server. The SMB client end is a Mac and I don't seem to be maximizing the network speed because it ...
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Samba: non-deletable directory in public share

I have this in smb.conf [global] security = user guest account = nobody map to guest = Bad User [myshare] path = /var/myshare available = yes browsable = yes guest ok = yes read only = no force ...
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Windows 10 - Failed to join samba domain (domain dont exist) [closed]

I have problem with joining my Windows 10 workstation to my samba 4 domain. Everytime I try to join domain it says domain dont exist. I tryed joining with Windows 2000, XP, 7 (with some registry ...
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Mac can connect to samba via IP but not netbios name [closed]

I've setup a samba share on Centos 6. smb.conf [data] path = /data writeable = yes browseable = yes valid users = user01 create mask = 0777 create mode = 0777 directory mode = 0777 share modes = yes ...
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getxattr operation not supported samba audit

I have a strange issue with my samba ldap server, its a centos server with same 3.0, it was working fine from quite some time but suddenly I noticed that my log file is full of messages saying ...
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Samba only works when firewall is disabled

I can not seem to get samba to work correctly without disabling iptables. As soon as I disable iptables everything works perfectly although I am not fond of not having a firewall in place. I am hoping ...
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smb.conf configured with SMBCLIENT?

I am getting the error NT_STATUS_BAD_NETWORK_NAME when I send the command echo "hello" | smbclient -M "hostname" from Ubuntu to Window. Dumb question, do I need to to configure smb.conf?
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samba login fail, smbpasswd / tdbsam / pdbedit missconfiguration?

I cannot get to login, running a samba server on debian7, I can't get a win 8 client to browse non-guest folder. smbpasswd is not doing anything on using it with -a username. my backend is tdbsam and ...
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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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SMBD daemon spikes at 100% cpu usage when Windows 8 clients connect

I have a server running Ubuntu 12.04 running as a Samba server. The file system is an XFS formatted virtual drive on an LVM pool of physical drives. I recently upgraded our clients to Windows 8 and I'...
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Linux samba server: cifs_mount failed w/return code = -12

Server: RHEL 5.9 / smbd 3.0.33 - Clients: various, though all were using current mount.cifs (5.2) I already solved this problem, but it was such a nightmare to hunt down these error codes I felt like ...
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Samba server not visible from Win network

Samba 3.5 on Centos 6.3 Synopsis: I set up Samba on my linux host, but none of my Win machines on the subnet can see the host name. My host name (WOLTEST) does not show up in any of the Win ...
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Can't connect to samba using openVPN

I'm fairly new to using VPN. For a home project I'm running a OpenVPN server. This server runs within a network 192.168.2.0 and subnet 255.255.255.0 I can connect to this net work using the ip ...
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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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SELinux blocking Samba directory listing

I am running Samba on a CentOS server, and I am experiencing a problem where it allows me to connect to the server and see a share, but shows the share as an empty directory. I find this behavior ...
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Samba35 configuration on FreeBSD 8.1 RELEASE

I'm currently trying to create a Samba share on a lightweight home network, and I'm having a bit of trouble configuring Samba 3.5.6 compiled from the ports tree. What I'm looking for is pretty basic. ...
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Samba setup to request password reset on first time login

Is it possible to setup Samba to ask for password reset when the user first logs in without the need to setup a domain controller? Would this work properly with Windows clients or with clients using ...
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Samba log in Guest always asked

I am trying to set samba up such that: there is one shared user account that can read-only browse one dir. I have: changed security = share to security = user I have commented out guest account = ...