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Disable windows file shares without losing share config

Background We're currently upgrading an old app from running on Windows Server 2003 to running it on Windows Server 2012. Users and other systems communicate with this system via HTTP (i.e. users ...
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1answer
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Can connect to share on windows server, but access is denied

I can connect to a share on a 2k3 server, but I get an access denied error when I try to open the share. What I have done so far: Created a new group in AD Granted the group full access to the ...
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2answers
649 views

Default shares need to be hidden from normal domain users

I have installed windows server and it produces default shared folders that users can see when they are looking at other folders I have shared for them. Is there a way to hide these system folders or ...
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1answer
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Cannot Access file server via IP Address but it can be accessed by its hostname

i have shared a folder in windows server 2003. while accessing that server via \server-ip-address from another server (windows 2003) i am getting an error saying "You might not have permission to use ...
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System 67 error scheduled task to transfer files

Running directly on command line the batch script works. But when scheduled to run (Windows 2003 R2 server) as the local administrator, I get the following error: D:\ScadaExport\exported>ping ...
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1answer
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2003 server: how to mask a network drive as a local one to a backup software ?

A legacy backup software let me choose only local drives, not mapped network drive. I would like to backup the content of a shared folder on a remote computer. The backup server is a windows 2003 so I ...
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2answers
48 views

Restricting access to network shares including local adminstrators

I am currently setting up a network share. The permissions are working well. Users are unable to access folders unless they are within a certain active directory group. My one issue is with local ...
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2answers
244 views

shared files or folders being locked by administrator

I have a user who uses a share folder. the folders are in 2003 windows server. she started to complain about files and folders which she cannot rename or move. I checked the open files under Shared ...
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2answers
233 views

Active Directory: Accessing network share as WinXP SYSTEM user

The Problem: I cannot access a Domain Computers-accesible network share by a process running on Windows XP as a SYSTEM account. I've got a 2008R2 domain, a 2003R2 file server and a set of clients. ...
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519 views

Replacing a file server, will links break?

I'd like to replace a file server we use (actually a couple of them) because it's a 2003 server. I'd prefer to have 2008r2, because I can expand disk volumes on the fly. My question is, can I take ...
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Server 2003 can not see xp machines on network

I am tesing a few things and one of the things I need to get passed is this problem i`m scartching my head on. I have server 2003 being used as a terminal server but we are getting rid of that and ...
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1answer
650 views

Cannot access shares via \\servername but \\ip works

To set up the scenario: One of our techs set one of the domain controllers to use Microsoft time. The time IS correct (including Time Zone) and DOES match the other domain controller's time; it was ...
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1answer
470 views

How to Mount remote disc as local in Windows 7 and Windows 2003?

Is it possible to mount remote file system (on Windows 2003 server) as local disk in Windows 7? I have Windows 2003 server with software RAID and some shares. On another computer with Windows 7 I have ...
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1answer
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Server 2003 can ping by host name but can only browse shares by IP

So I have Windows Server 2003 and I'm running into a weird issue. Using XP or Win 7 machines I cannot browse the shares using the servers hostname \\SERVER\ I get this error "The network location ...
2
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2answers
215 views

Temp files created in every folder in Windows Server 2003

So we have some folders which are shared over the AD Domain (Windows Server 2003). It was just noticed that in 2 of those folders (which contain only Excel and Word files), whenever a file is opened ...
2
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1answer
700 views

How to tell if oplocks are enabled on the server

I am troubleshooting a problem with network file access. I have a network share on a Windows 2003 server, I need to know whether opportunistic locking (oplocks) is enabled or not in the server.
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Windows GPO default mapped drives

Is there a way, using Windows GPO, to set up a list of "default" mapped drives that can be applied to a group of users? I runs small network and would like to make sure that certain groups of users ...
0
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1answer
266 views

Drive mappings being lost overnight

I have an interesting problem. I have a Server 2003 environment, with a Windows XP computer that continually loses its drive mappings overnight. No other users report this problem. The user reports ...
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0answers
365 views

Windows Server 2003 stops sharing a folder when the server reboots

I have a file server that will stop sharing a particular folder once the server is rebooted. This problem happened after the server went through a p2v migration. There are no events that seem to ...
0
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1answer
481 views

Lock ups, crashing, transferring files using TrueCrypt with iSCSI

I have looked into this error and it seems that it hasn't been discussed yet - or at least I can't find any information relating. I'm having issues transferring files, usually larger files over a ...
0
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3answers
840 views

Read-only access to subfolder in share

I have a Win2003 server and sharing a folder from \\server\data as read-only. In the share is another folder (d100) that I wanted to give RW access to a certain user u001. I can connect with u001 to ...
3
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1answer
140 views

How can I tell what user account is being used by a service to access a network share on a Windows 2008 server?

I've got a third-party app/service running on a Windows 2003 SP2 server that is trying to fetch something from a network share on Windows 2008 box. Both boxes are members of an AD domain. For some ...
2
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2answers
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changing permissions for a network share takes longer on win2008 than on win2003, why is that?

Given a network share accessible for "everyone" in the domain, containing several 1000 files and folders When I change permissions for this share from read/write to only read (or vice versa) on ...
2
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1answer
440 views

Does windows 7 remember shared folder passwords to entire server instead of by share?

So I have a copy of Windows 7 Enterprise edition on my home computer. I've connected from the home computer to a network share on my windows 2003 server at work before. I assume that I told it to ...
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4answers
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How can I run an application from a network share without prompting for Admin password?

I have a company internal application placed in a network shared folder on a Windows Server 2003 server. Users who need to access this folder have proper permissions in place and can list the ...
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2answers
1k views

Error: “Currently no logon servers available” while connected via crossover and using built-in Admin

A "client" system and a "server" system are connected via crossover cable. The "client" is running Windows Server 2003, and the "server" is running Windows XP Pro SP3. The client and server ping ...
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1answer
105 views

Synchronizing one directory to multiple sites.

I have server at head office. I want to sync a single folder between 60 sites. The folder is a few GBs in size. I have somewhat limit bandwidth speeds and would like to sync after hours as not to ...
2
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1answer
2k views

Windows - Accessing - Manipulating Administrator shares across windows servers \\computername\c$

Problem: \\computername\c$ returns "Network Name cannot be found" I tried using \\computername\c$ as well as well as with the FQDN \\computername.domain.company.com\c$ and the IP address too. net ...
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1answer
164 views

share folder on Win 2003 with XP machine not in the domain

We have 2003 Sever R2, a folder is shared with many win 7 machines in the domain, I want to share the folder with an xp machine that is not in the domain, When I open the folder from the xp machine, ...
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2answers
347 views

how to restrict RDS2008 standard user access to other pc's share folder on the network

need help here please I create standard user on my RDS server for people using a software outside office, but they can also access to any share folder on my network( it mean my other computer on the ...
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1answer
109 views

Windows 2003 Server shared folder

I'm not really into systems administration, but I was called to set up this Windows 2003 Server. I put it in a VirtualBox virtual machine on the (real) Ubuntu Server. So far, easy stuff. I'm trying ...
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2answers
258 views

Read access to all shares on a domain controller, why?

I've got a problem with a domain controller. It has a few shares an it, which are only visible to domain admins and users. Only these groups are added to Sharing and Security but even a Windows XP ...
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1answer
382 views

server won't share files within new domain

I have a windows server 2008 (dc now called server1) and a windows server 2003 (files now called server2). The previous DC crashed and I created a new one (server1), same domain name, same hostname. ...
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1answer
64 views

Unable to save file after recovery from backup

I have a Windows Server 2003 that acts as the file server. I have moved a lot of files from a backup (different domain) to the new shares. The strange thing is that people can open the files, but ...
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0answers
320 views

anonymous access to domain share on a windows server 2003 domain controller

I've set up a WDS 2003 server for OS installation. (2003 because we need XP support) I also want to use this server to store Acronis images of already installed PCs. The newly installed PCs would be ...
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1answer
2k views

Accessing network share in explorer on different domain not prompting for credentials. Access is denied

I'm accessing a machine on a different domain in Windows explorer. When I navigate to the machine (ie. \MACHINENAME), I'm able to see all the shares on that machine. I'm not prompted for a ...
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3answers
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What can make windows fileshares slow without affecting ping latency, remote desktop, cpu usage or disk access?

I've got a server named Babylon. It's running Windows Server 2003 SP2 and lives in the midwest. I can ping Babylon from remote machines in the same building by hostname and IP. The latency is ...
2
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2answers
1k views

Share missing after reboot, drive letter was temporarily unavailable

On Windows Server 2003 x64 I had a drive volume become temporarily unavailable (an external iscsi storage device). In the course of troubleshooting I rebooted the machine, and the external volume did ...
0
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1answer
242 views

application trying to use net.exe to map shared folder on different domain

I am a c# developer running in to issues with a program of mine that tries to transfer files on to a shared folder on a computer which is on a different domain. i.e my windows service sits on domain ...
0
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1answer
69 views

2003 files server

I have a Windows 2003 Server which is hosting files on a raid 5 array. When I restart the server to install update etc all workstaions on the network have to be restarted to connect to the server ...
0
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1answer
192 views

Taking ownership of NTFS folder locks out user

Administrators were denied access to a NTFS folder. After I made Administrators the folder owner a user complained that they could no longer access the folder. The only way I think this would have ...
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3answers
196 views

Deny ACE on NTFS Folder indicates permissions are inherited but no ACE on parent

We have a network share where the NTFS folder permissions indicate a particular user is being denied access and that this permission is being inherited from the parent folder. However, the parent ...
2
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3answers
282 views

Unable to browse Win7 x64 shares

I have a single Windows 7 x64 machine that has shares running on it that I'm trying to access on the LAN. The IP of the Win7 box is on the same /24 subnet as the computers that need to access it. ...
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3answers
102 views

How can I share existing folder without going to the user

I would like to know if there a way to share folders on a remote machine with out having to be in front of it. For example I have user1 and he has folder called TEST and he asking me to share it. How ...
5
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2answers
2k views

How to prevent Domain Admins from being denied access to network folders?

As I understand it, if a user creates a folder they become the owner and can control NTFS permissions including removal of inherited permissions granted to Domain Admins. What is the best approach to ...
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1answer
123 views

Windows Share Permissions

The share permissions on our file server shared folders are quite heterogeneous. In particular, some seem to have been set up to mimic the NTFS permissions of the share. I know that the default ...
3
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2answers
2k views

How are permissions on default administrative shares controlled?

The ACEs on our default administrative shares (C$, D$ etc.) suggest that the Users group has read/write access to the disk roots. In practice though it appears that only Domain Admins group can ...
0
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1answer
96 views

Can't enable share on clients in my network

I installed on my subnet a win 2003 server as the domain controller, with DHCP and DNS options too. the clients, win xp pro and and win 2003 server. In my clients when i log in via the domain, i ...
0
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1answer
93 views

SYSTEM user (Windows 2003) through network

We're trying to connect an email server with a NAS device. Email server runs over Windows 2003 Server and NAS device with Open-E. No "Active Directory", just shared folders with CIFS. In order to ...
0
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1answer
299 views

VB Scripting for counting the client connection

I want to Count the number of client connection connected to a shared folder using vbscript. I can use any service but not WMIservice.