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win2008r2 NPS issue- authentication as user XXX but tries to access user XXX home folder as different user (YYY)

I have a NPS set up for Juniper dynamic vpn. I get thru the vpn tunnel succesfully but when trying to map user XXX folder using the correct login/pwd I get access denied, however I can access ...
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Unable to open/copy files on an encrypted UNC share after reboot of file server

I have 2 Windows 2012 environments. The first is a CMS that is accessing files on a the second server (file server). One of the shares that I have on the file server is marked as encrypted. When ...
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Adding virtual directory in IIS which points to shared path on another machine without AD

I have machines EXTERNAL and INTERNAL (lets call them EXT and INT). Both machines are not part of AD (no network accounts, only local ones) and both machines have Administrator accounts using ...
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premitted user cannot access file through UNC path

I was created a document and would like to share files through email, the file was located at windows 2012 file server, so I attached UNC hyperlink in email and distribute it to teammates. But my ...
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Local Link Multicast Name Resolution replaces NetBIOS, yet textbook says otherwise

I am studying from Configuring Windows Server 2008 Network Infrastructure (our environment still has significant Windows 2008 R2 servers), and one question asks You are working on a Windows Server ...
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Windows file explorer using port 80 (webdav) instead of 445 (samba smb cifs) for UNC path

I have a Windows 7 Ultimate x86_64 machine, which is failing to access a network samba server. I launch the "Run" dialog, and type in \\192.168.x.x so I am bypassing DNS and NetBIOS name resolution, ...
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IIS App Pool recycling unexpectedly

I am running IIS in a Parallels VM of Windows Server 2012 on a Macbook (development machine) and any time any of the files in the website change (CSS, HTML, doesn't matter), the App Pool is recycled. ...
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Users not able to access shared folders while WAN Link down on RODC Server

I have a strange problem with my network. I have a writable DC and some RODCs.each RODCs in my network had a shared folder. although WAN link is offline,clients cannot access shared folder.but while ...
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Closing shared folder sessions remotely

Introduction: I have a script which copies some data from the local server (Server A) to another server (Server B) through an UNC path, the share in the Server B was created for an external hard disk ...
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RDP working but not able to ping and share can't be accessed through UNC [closed]

I am asking this for my live environment servers. So, kindly requested to consider this while answering.. I have 2 cases asked here. Please do number while answering. 1) I have a server which I can ...
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Server 2008 r2 event logs show different username than one used for UNC

I am trying to UNC Path to the C drive of a hyper-v based VM that is running Windows Server 2008 R2 standard. I can RDP into the system just fine using the machine name. When I enter the UNC path: ...
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Access denied in workgroup for UNC

I have two Windows Server 2008 machines: machine1 and machine2. They are both in a workgroup but not in a domain. On both machines I have the user accounts 'Administrator' and 'FileTestUser' with the ...
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Accessing files on a linux box, using a UNC path in windows explorer [closed]

The title says it all; I want to figure out a way to access files on a linux machine, by entering \\<ServerHostname>\<something> Into windows explorer, in the same way that I can do at ...
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Adobe Media Server Network Location for HTTP Streaming

Running Adobe Media Server 4.5 on Windows Server 2008. I have a mapped network drive (Amazon S3 connected via Webdrive) where all my videos are stored. Using a UNC path, I can successfully stream via ...
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Windows: disable remote access of local drive, even by domain admin

We have a network of Windows 7 PCs that are managed as part of a domain. What we want is for the domain admin to be unable to view the PC's local drive (C:) unless he is physically at the PC. In ...
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Reauthenticate a Remote Connection via PowerShell Script

I have a PowerShell v1 script that connects to a remote server via UNC path. After a reboot, authentication is needed because Windows apparently will not remember so the script cannot connect to the ...
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Why does accessing a folder via UNC path share not work but mapping the same path as a drive does?

I have two domains, PRIMARY and EXTERNAL. EXTERNAL has a one-way outgoing trust to PRIMARY so that PRIMARY's users can authenticate in EXTERNAL. Both domains have Windows Server 2008 DCs running at ...
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Cross domain UNC Paths - Securing Credentials

I have a folder on a Remote Domain: \DomainRemote\Shared_Folder And a process on a local Domain which needs to access said share: Trusts exist between the domains - but only authenticated users ...
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How to setup shared folder as virtual directory in IIS 7.5 (cross-domain)

This is my current understanding of how this should be done: (TL;DR for the actual problem, please see the bold text.) Create a folder on you storage server, henceforth known as B. Create a local ...
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Windows “net use” command throwing error, “System error 1909 has occurred” [duplicate]

What is the likely cause of this, if the command is run on Windows Server 2008? It appears that this account is an administrator on this box. I'm running the Windows command line as an administrator ...
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Test machine (Win7 laptop) redirect server UNC paths back to same test machine

I have a Windows7 laptop for developing at home. The live application makes calls to the SQL Database ("CANCENTRESRV") which I have been succesful in redirecting back to the my laptop using HOSTS ...
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How many concurrent connections can windows 2008 r2 make to a UNC fileshare?

We have an application that makes request to a UNC path for files and serves them via IIS. How many concurrent connections can a process on Windows 2008 r2 make to a UNC file share? Are there any ...
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Map path server with workgroup to other server with domain

I have the following situation, and I need some help to setup properly I have two VPS (hosted with the same provider, maximumasp). Server A is 2008R2, set with WORKGROUP, and server B is 2012, set ...
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How do I reconnect to a UNC share using different credentials

I connected to my NAS using windows explorer, by entering \\DS412 in windows explorer. It prompted me for a username and password. I entered them and then the DS412 showed up under Network in ...
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UNC mounting from web application

I've got a problem with long-term UNC mounts from my web application cluster (Arch Linux to various Windows versions) timing out so am looking into short-term (on demand) mount/unmount cycles via ...
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Does traffic from accessing locally-shared file via UNC path still go through the switch?

if I'm accessing a local file via UNC path, for example //hostname/abc.txt, Will the traffic still go through the switch or it's clever enough to figure out this is a local machine, i.e. will there be ...
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IIS6 Classic ASP access UNC share in DMZ

I have 2 win2k3 servers in a DMZ, with no domain. Server A hosts a classic ASP site, and needs to save some files on a share on Server B. A user account (testshare) has been created on both Server A ...
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UNC access to TFS SharePoint doesn't work

We are using TFS2010 with the SharePoint document portal. We are trying to access the files in SharePoint using UNC paths (e.g. \\tfs2010\sites\DefaultCollection\MyProject) and it just plain doesn't ...
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Windows 7 & 2008 does not ignore extra backslash in the middle of UNC path

So I have a GED system that store files following the following scheme: File_Type\year\month\day\file_name.extension and store that path in a DB. You can choose to store only by month in that ...
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How do I create a symbolic link to a UNC Path in Windows XP

I have a workstation with Windows XP and I need to make a symbolic link or mount a UNC Path like a local Drive. I need the same behavior that produces M-Daemon tools when you mount an .iso File but ...
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Giving Select Windows Domain Users Symbolic Link Privilege

I would like to setup select users on our domain to have the ability to create symbolic links on local NTFS drives and network shares without needing to run as Administrator, as part of an application ...
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domain name UNC path is inaccessible if one domain controller goes down

I have two domain controllers set up something like this: ServerA.mydomain.local: 10.10.10.2 (Windows Server 2008) ServerB.mydomain.local: 10.10.10.3 (Windows server 2008 R2) For login scripts and ...
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XP server allows all domain users to c$ share

I have an XP Pro computer acting as a Quickbooks server. I've noticed that any user on the domain can access the computer via \\quickbooks\c$. I've looked in the local Administrators group on the ...
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Is there a performance difference between using local drives and equivalent UNC paths?

These two paths are equal: \\myhostname\c$\temp c:\temp Is there a performance difference between them? Specifically, long sequential reads and writes.
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Can I make a Symbolic Link in Windows 7 (or 2008) between 2 network locations?

I would like make a symbolic link in Windows (7 or 208 between 2 locations on a file server (Netapp): mklink /D \server\share\some\link \server\share\some\target\path Is this possible? I can't ...
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Easy way to gather file sizes of unc paths?

Is there a program or a script I can run against a csv containing thousands of UNC paths? Something not very intrusive - simply looking to gather file sizes of each. Thanks.
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Access Denied when accessing UNC path from IIS

I've got an issue with receiving an access denied error when trying to access a folder via UNC on another machine, from a web application running in IIS. Now i'm sure your thinking, as I did, this is ...
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Windows Cluster IP/Hostname doesn't respond to UNC requests, yet ping and RDP work

I have a Windows Server 2003 cluster of 2 nodes in an active-passive configuration. I can ping both nodes, rdp and access their unc shares. I also have an alias, which directs to a cluster IP set ...
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How To Block Some UNC Paths for Windows 7 In An AD environment

I look after a network where the servers are Server 2008 [Domain controllers] and the client stations are either Windows 7 Pro SP1 64 Bit or Windows XP Pro SP3 32 Bit. I have configured GPOs to ...
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Permissions issue with virtual directory to UNC path

I have a virtual directory in my site (test environment). It is a UNC share which is also used as a public FTP. It is configured to connect as a domain admin account and "Test settings" says ...
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Windows 7 search not showing results from mapped Server 2008 R2 share

I have a Windows Server 2008 R2 network share setup as a map drive in Win 7 x64. I want to search it via Windows 7 but I always get "no items match your search". It's as though it's not even ...
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Apache UNC network path under Windows?

Ok, so I'm running apache on two Windows 7 boxes for use as a test environment. The idea is to keep all projects on a shared network path so I can access it with my desktop or notebook anytime. ...
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IIS 7 adsutil set uncauthenticationpassthrough true equivalent

We're having trouble finding an IIS 7 equivalent to IIS 6's "adsutil set uncauthenticationpassthrough true" command. Any feedback pointing us in the right direction would be greatly appreciated.
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IIS7 - Virtual Directory UNC share without Domain - Access Denied

I am trying to setup a virtual directory in IIS7 to a network share folder, however I am getting access denied errors. I have created a user on both servers with identical names and passwords, and ...
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IIS 7.5 pass through authentication fails on UNC share websites

I have a site which fails to authenticate using windows authentication now it has moved to IIS 7.5. The site is: On a UNC share Using windows authentication Has a custom app pool Id (domain ...
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IIS7.5/Win2k8 - Accessing Virtual Directories via UNC from non-domain machine to another non-domain machine

Been seriously racking my brain for a while with this. I'm trying to add a Virtual Directory to a site that points to a UNC share. Both machines are not in a domain and I know the machines both see ...
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Window Share (UNC) over the Internet

I'm setting up a build server using Team Foundation Server (TFS). The drop location needs to be in UNC (e.g. \SERVER\Share$) for some reason known only to MS. My concern is this. It's a server on ...
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UNC vs. SFTP vs. SSH for uploading to a Windows server

I understand that UNC (Uniform Naming Convention), SFTP, and SSH are different interfaces (protocols?) that can be used to upload files to a server. But feature-wise, how do they differ? Are there ...
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Does UNC work between two Intranet domains?

We have some servers which will move to a new Windows 2008 domain, and some Windows 2000 servers which I would prefer to keep in their current domain for a while (until we have the resources to test ...
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IIS7 .NET Web Site Delays Detection Of File Changes On UNC Path

I'm dealing with an issue and have been unable to find any posts or documentation that already address this specific problem. The setup: This issue is regarding a heavily accessed web site, written ...