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How to change Samba4 AD realm

I have an Ubuntu 14.04 server that runs Samba4 as Active Directory PDC. The server is called athena and its DNS name is athena.ad.domain.com. The realm is AD.DOMAIN.COM and the NetBIOS name is ...
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Samba Roaming not working

I had configured Samba as domain controler on Ubuntu 14.04. I can register computers(WIndows 7) to the domain but the roaming profile does not work. smb.conf looks like: # Global parameters [global] ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 and SADMS in Windows domain. Domain user password for sudo

I'm installed Ubuntu 14.04 and joined it to Windows domain with SADMS. All works good, but when I'm using something that need "root" rights (sudo for example) I need to enter domain user password, but ...
2
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1answer
147 views

Using Samba for AD and file sharing

We use a combination of Samba and WinBind to allow AD logins on an Ubuntu 12.04 machine. We also use Samba as a file server. We do not want Samba file shares to work for AD logins, but only local ...
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66 views

Ubuntu Client, connect to windows SMB share on domain joined server using local credentials

I'm having some trouble connecting to the C$ share on one of my servers. I can do so using an account from the domain administrators group, however can't access most files on the server. I instead get ...
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1answer
69 views

Permission samba shared www folder

I'm having trouble with permissions on a samba shared folder on ubuntu server 14.04. This is the www one. But actually, it's in /home/administrateur. As I want to preserve my www folder whatever ...
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939 views

Can't mount samba share, but can access using smbclient

I have a network share on Windows server in my local network. I can access this share using smbclient on my Ubuntu 13.10 (with installed cifs-utils package) desktop like this: smbclient ...
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109 views

Sharing a folder through NFSv4 and Samba on Ubuntu

I encountered problem with configure samba server above nfsv4. I have 2 servers with Ubuntu 12.04 on both of them. First server serve as NFSv4 storage, for VDI and user shares. File system is ext4. ...
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110 views

Samba folder properties incorrectly shows 0 bytes and 0 files in Windows 7

Doing du from linux correctly shows size of directory - but when doing "right click -> properties" in Windows 7: Size: 0 bytes Contains 0 files, 0 folders I can browse the share - and list files and ...
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39 views

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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43 views

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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721 views

Samba 3 usershares “is not a directory”, or “is not a regular file”

I'm not sure how much of an issue this is, Samba mostly works, however I do get this message constantly on my logs: [2013/08/29 13:52:24.155039, 0] param/loadparm.c:8843(check_usershare_stat) ...
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1answer
889 views

Why are my Macs failing to authenticate to my SAMBA file sharing server?

I have recently set up a SAMBA file share. After going through a series of steps, I have finally been able to have most of my computers see this server. The primary requirements were: 1) it had to be ...
7
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1answer
336 views

Trying to rename a file via Samba; fails if there is a '2' in the filename

This seems a bizarre issue, hope someone might shed some light. I set up some samba folders on a couple of ubuntu servers for the users to do some file management. After moving a file into the ...
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1answer
97 views

Ubuntu Samba share not writable by Apache on another machine

I have a basic shared folder on a ubuntu desktop (VM) that I want everyone to have 100% read/write to it. I can set this up, and use a mac to connect and mount the folder but logging in as the ubuntu ...
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1answer
200 views

Accessing samba share from a domain computer [closed]

I created an Ubuntu virtual machine in VirtualBox and setup file sharing on a couple of folders. I can access the shares from windows developer machine at \ubuntubox\someshare by logging in with the ...
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1answer
213 views

Samba Displaying Folders as Files

I have a Windows share (shared from a Windows Server 2003 box) that is mounted on our Ubuntu server using cifs. That mount is then shared out through Samba. The issue is that all of the folders in the ...
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1answer
120 views

Sharing drive contents using Samba - What harddrive format? [closed]

What format should my harddrives be if I am putting them in a ubuntu server with the intention of sharing the drives contents using samba to other PC's, Macs and linux PC's? I don't know if I should ...
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1answer
49 views

samba logs be parsed to a user-friendly graph/report

can samba logs be parsed to a user-friendly graph/report. Is there any way to get samba logs in a user friendly graph or report. Regards, Muralikrishna
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1answer
3k views

Samba logging all to get logs about all user activities on shared folders and files

How can I get logs for all user activities on files and folders in samba sharing. Please let me know what changes to be done on samba configuration file /etc/samba/smb.conf My /etc/samba/smb.conf ...
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0answers
116 views

Samba server: Script before allowing opening a share

I have a small home server running Ubuntu 12.04 with an external hard drive attached to it. The external hard drive is mounted with autofs. Autofs basically unmounts a hard drive if it isn't used for ...
5
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2answers
4k views

Samba4 [homes] share

I am having issues with the [homes] share. OS is Ubuntu 12.04. I've installed samba 4.0.3, bind9 dlz, ntp, winbind, everything but pam modules, and did all the tests from ...
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2answers
301 views

Speed up CIFS remote file shares

In my office I have a Debian server, a Ubuntu workstation, and a Windows laptop. I have a samba share directory on the server where I keep my source code. I access the files in this directory on both ...
2
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0answers
212 views

Samba deadtime not working

I have a server where I want to limit the amount of concurrent connections to Samba due to performance reasons. So I have max connections = 5 Which works fine. However, people who have connected ...
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1answer
59 views

Create a Samba share in Ubuntu Server

I just have Ubuntu server installed and i want a SMB server. So i got Samba all set up but now i wonder how to create a 'share', in Windows you would just go to Properties/Sharing/Advanced sharing, ...
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1answer
54 views

Samba users are writing files with the same owner

I created a Samba share and 3 users (Marc, Mary and Paul), both in Ubuntu (12.04 LTS) and Samba. Then I configured 3 Win7 computers to access the share, each with different credentials. I created 3 ...
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3answers
463 views

Show samba shares on machines

In my setup, I have a FreeBSD (soon to be Debian) server hosting multiple working samba shares. I access these shares from my Windows 7 laptop and Ubuntu 12.10 desktop, all on the same LAN segment. I ...
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1answer
184 views

How to migrate user, groups,etc a new samba PDC

Currently I have a machine running CentOS 5.8 and Samba configured as PDC. I'm changing the CentOS operating system to Ubuntu, a group of servers, PDC is only to change, but I have some doubts. I do ...
3
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1answer
108 views

Network Area Storage with multiple servers

I'm looking for a way to combine the space (~ 500 - 2000 GB per Server) of about 7 servers (will become more if this works good!) to one big volume as a RAID-5 which is accessible via Samba (as there ...
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226 views

Browsing (Ubuntu) Samba shares, logon prompt doesn't authenticate

Setup Have an Ubuntu server here with several Samba shares for Windows machines. Have multiple Windows machines which authenticate with samba to group shares and one public share. All working ...
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1answer
509 views

Mount a samba share as regular user using cifs

Server: Ubuntu SAMBA 3 Client: Ubuntu 12.04 I can access the shares using Nautilus but I can't mount the same share using shell. I issue the following command: sudo mount -t cifs ...
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1answer
155 views

Hide visibility of Ubuntu File Server

I have a ubuntu Server 11.10. I have setup SAMBA. I'm using Mac and on the left panel of finder there is a heading called shared. All the servers and computers that are connected on the network are ...
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2answers
133 views

List all the shares in a network

I am running Linux and in my network we have got lots of systems with samba shares. Is there any way so that I could get all the samba shares information
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1answer
889 views

“mount error(13): Permission denied” only in LXC container for CIFS/Samba share

I have a samba share that mounts just fine under the Ubuntu 12.04 host: root:~# mount -t cifs -o credentials=/var/lib/lxc/vpn/rootfs/etc/samba/desktop.credentials //desktop/Media /media/Media But ...
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1answer
106 views

Making regular 'backups' from a remote server to a local server

We're on a university campus, and each building has it's own local network connecting directly to the main server room. In our building, we're currently working on a large multimedia project. Some ...
2
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0answers
232 views

How do I print, identified as an AD user, from an Ubuntu client to a Windows print server?

I know my question may be confusing, so I'll clarify. I'm an admin at a school and am setting up the labs to use Ubuntu (12.04). Users already can authenticate against Active Directory (currently ...
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1answer
935 views

Samba Share - MS Excel when saving “can't access the file, there are several possible reasons”

I have a weird problem in my samba 3.5.4 share on Ubuntu 10.10. I have one share definition for 3 client (A,B,C) This share contain some excel file which having a lot of formula and linked each other. ...
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votes
1answer
443 views

Apache, Samba and permissions

I'm trying to configure Apache to write to a mounted Samba share. I have successfully configured Samba server, mounted the share on the client and I am able to write to the share as the Apache user. ...
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2answers
2k views

Ubuntu Server 12.04: Write Files via Samba with Group Ownership

I have a shared samba drive set up on my virtual machine guest running Ubuntu Server 12.04. \\ubuntu\www The file path /var/www has the permissions www-data:www-data set up. My user name abe is ...
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1answer
71 views

Internet Sharing solution

I have a client that is a business. The people at this business are not in anyway computer savvy. I was asked to make a file server for them. This server will need to have four shares with a ...
0
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2answers
962 views

linux share (samba), how to list all shares with the path to local directory actually shared

Is there a practical way, e.g. net command or other cli to get a list of all shares defined on a Linux server (Ubuntu distribution) listing not only the share name but also the full path to the local ...
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1answer
747 views

Giving full permission on samba share (Amazon EC2)

I have two ubuntu ec2 servers - let's say ServerA and ServerB. ServerA has a large EBS attached to it and it's shared via Samba. This EBS is mounted to ServerB on /var/www/static. If I create file ...
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0answers
370 views

Slow data transfer from shared folder on Ubuntu 11 Server

I have a Virtual Machine running on VirtualBox, on which I installed Ubuntu 11 Server (I left it "plain vanilla", it just runs Apache and MySQL). I created a shared folder with Samba and I can access ...
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2answers
600 views

Directory permissions on Ubuntu Server 10.04 LTS

I have set up a second drive on Ubuntu Server. The directory displays correctly but Windows users cannot write or create files on the directory. I have Samba set up so Windows can access the drives. ...
0
votes
1answer
171 views

Authenticating Samba share with AD OU

I'm wanting to link Samba to Active Directory so that I can apply permissions to a share respective to the OU that windows user belongs to. Im not entirely sure of where to start, I've currently just ...
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1answer
79 views

Samba drives on Ubuntu lost priviledges, directories now defunct, what to do?

I defined two Samba network drives to /mnt on a server. Our network uses LDAP authentication. For some reason it seems like at some point the priviledges were lost. Now /mnt looks like d????????? ? ...
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1answer
137 views

Linux (ubuntu) as NAS permission help needed

Ok, i have a user "nas" on my ubuntu server. In his home directory i have a "shared" folder but I also want to let a user create their own folder at this level for personal use. so any user that logs ...
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0answers
781 views

Password expires 45 days even though 'Password Must Change' is set to 'never' (Samba+LDAP)

Since a few months ago Samba ask each of our users to change password at log on every 45 days (the default) and I have not been able to disable it. This setup had been running for 2 years before then ...
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2answers
4k views

Issue with mount.cifs in Ubuntu [while accessing Windows samba share using a localServerUser]

I am having a hard time figuring out an issue while trying to mount a windows share in Ubuntu 10.04. Issue: The problem is I am not able to mount a windows share using a serverLocalUser present in ...
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1answer
101 views

Connecting to samba share through win7 Home(!) [closed]

Ok, I've tried everything. Changing LmCompatibilityLevel , configuring samba on every possible way but still win7 doesn't see my server. When I try to map my drive it wants authentication but It ...