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Samba4 (4.1.2) permissions issues on WinXP network

Samba 4.1.2 on CentOS 6.4 serving WinXP clients from /home/srv/shared. /home, /home/srv, /home/srv/shared, and /home/srv/shared/pics all have unix 777 perms. WinXP client copies a file into ...
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Implications of changing offline files settings on a network share

I have a windows network share that is currently set to allow windows clients to specify what is available offline. We want to change the option to all no files/programs to be available offline. ...
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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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Folder doesn't show up in explorer, cmd, and python even though I can access it, how can I fix this?

I am accessing another computer on the network using a mapped network drive. The path looks like \\192.168.0.100\d$ which is mapped to my computer's "m" drive. I can access, view, create, delete, ...
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XP Clients can't copy to networkshare

i have a windows 2003 domain where i have strange problem. One of our file shares is on a 2003r2 domain controller, xp clients trying to copy files on the share are always getting the error ...
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Why do I have network speed differences between 2 similar computers

I have 2 Windows xp pro workstations and both are mapped to a common folder on a windows 7 "file server". Workstation A is an i3 lenovo m81 with 4 GB ram (3.whatever usable). Workstation B is some ...
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Access Network Folder using Different User Credential

Domain Controller OS - Window Server 2008 R2 Client OS - Window XP, window 7 Window XP client name - Client1 Window XP Client Name - Client2 I had login as "abc.local\Q2020" on Client1 and ...
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Cannot access Windows 7 share from Windows XP

I have a new Windows 7 machine named PAP44 in the PAP workgroup. The networking is set to "Work" mode for the wired LAN. I have a couple of users and I've shared a folder and set it so both users can ...
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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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199 views

Server hardware access from PHP scripts in Apache over UNC network path

I have a Windows XP Pro server running Apache 2.2, which is configured with an Alias /p that points to a UNC network path (//server/projects). Apache runs under the user Apache, which (as part of some ...
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1answer
228 views

How should I manage restructuring of server-based directory structure accessed by many clients?

I have been asked for input on the following problem. Some 100+ people are accessing files in a deep directory structure. The clients are all Windows XP. I'm not sure about the server side, but it's ...
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1answer
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Mounting a Windows share as a folder with data persistance in Win7/XP

I was wondering if anyone had figured out a good way of mounting a network share (\\server\dir1\dir2) to a folder (say C:\folder1\folder2) in such a way that when the share is disconnected the data ...
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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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10 connections limit for share on XP [closed]

The scenario is as follows: Several users are working on local files ( each has its own file ). In the end all of them submit these files and they are copied into common shared folder. If this share ...
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1answer
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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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Accessing a windows shared folder from Linux?

I am trying to copy a (.html) file from a Windows XP Professional shared folder onto a server running Ubuntu Linux 10.04 LTS. As it's a shared folder the usual 'wget' doesn't seem to work. I suspect ...
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Persistent network share connection not working with runas

If I use runas /user:DOMAIN\user cmd.exe (using XP), previously mapped persistent network drives are considered unavailable. net use shows: Status Local Remote Network ...
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Access denied to a directory shared by a Win 7 Pro x64 machine, from all XP Pro SP3 hosts, fixed by server reboot

I recently started to manage the existing network of a small business. They have about 10 machines, with various versions of Windows (mostly XP Pro and Seven, 32 bits). I installed a new server (a ...
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598 views

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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1answer
550 views

Hide network path displayed in mapped drive name

Is there a way to hide the network path that is displayed by default in a mapped drive name? We've got Windows 7 and XP machines and we're migrating from a fileserver to a SAN. Currently in My ...
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1answer
797 views

Users cannot run executables on network shares on XP

User A is in group 1. Group 1 has Full Control over a network shared folder that contains an executable (Office installation). User A gets the error: "... The specified path does not exist. Check the ...
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772 views

Disconnect shared network folder on server side?

Normally I use the following command to make a shared network folder connection: net use * \\remotebox\sharedfolder /user:userid pwd This command is used on the the client side. Is there any ...
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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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Intermittent connection to Windows 7 shared folder from Windows XP workstations

I maintain a small network for an accounting office. My client has a Windows 7 Professional server which is sharing Internet access and sharing a folder to 2 Windows 7 workstations and 2 Windows XP ...
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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 cannot access admin share

I have 3 systems. A,B,Compx all on xp. but comps A and B have an issue with Compx. Compx has network shares I can access. I can do \\compx and get some. But I cannot access the admin share c$ ...
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Is there an easy way to move shared directories between volumes?

We have a single-domain forest, and a handful of different file servers. One file server in particular has me worried: it is hosting a lot of important data on independent disks and no backup has ...
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884 views

Is there away to get around shared folder resource limits?

We have a situation where we need to share out a shared folder on a PC running WinXP to more than 10 users. Apparently there is a limit to the number of connections for a shared folder(?). To add a ...
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Batch file to change all network shares on computer

I need to change all shares of //foo to //bar in a batch file. Say i have R: //foo/foo and Z: //foo/bar I need to have a batch script that makes them R: //bar/foo and Z: //bar/bar Anyone have any ...
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1answer
149 views

One Client cannot connect to one share

I've got a client PC that CAN ping the server, but not connect to the share via 'My Computer' This happens with only one server, the Client can connect to shares on other servers. The Client will ...
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Can't share my folders in XP

I have an XP machine. I have shared folders in my system. When I am accessing my shared folders from other systems I can view the shared folders but when I am trying to access them, it's showing an ...
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186 views

How can I allow downloading of files from a sub-directory of a shared parent directory in Windows XP SP2?

I'm on Windows XP Pro SP2. I shared a directory by right-clicking the directory and choosing Properties, going to the Sharing tab, marking the "Share this folder" radio button, entering "share" as ...
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Cannot find network path for computer in workgroup of home Windows XP PCs

VMWare Workstation 6.5 is running as an app on a Windows Vista 64bit PC host. Thanks to Workstation we have 2 guest machines running: TerriVM and MattVM (both of these run Windows XP SP2). We are ...
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Apache problem reading network drive using alias in httpd.conf

I have Windows XP professional (SP3) running + XAMPP with Apache 2.2.12. Everything is properly installed and works fine with local drives. The problem is that I want to access network drive "U:/" ...
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System error 1396 or Why can't this one domain member connect to shared drives

So here is the story. All of this started when a client updated Symantec Client Security on their domain, which has since been uninstalled but some strange problems persist. Here are the relavent ...
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Using a Token-ring network card instead of a router (?)

I have cable, and the modem only has 1 network plug-in. They said I could buy my own router if I wanted to hook up two computers to it. I have an IBM Turbo 16/4 Token-Ring PC Card 2, which was in ...
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Will access to shared resources in LAN be recorded or not?

If it's recorded, where can I check who has accessed the shared resources?
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Not able to access the server after changing the password?

While accessing the server, the error comes: Multiple connections to a server or shared resource by the same user, using more than one user name, are not allowed. Disconnect all previous connections ...
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1answer
340 views

restore ntbackup on server 2003 share

i have access to a share on a windows 2003 server... i can create files and folders in this folder... i used ntbackup to backup my files from this share, but when i delete/rename my folder and try to ...
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UNC Shortcut vs Mapped Network Drive

Is there any fundamental difference between mapping a network share and using a UNC shortcut in Windows (aside from the obvious loss of a drive letter)?
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How to tell what computer has a file open on a network share?

Environment: Windows XP sp3, Windows 2003 server Problem: We have several dozen kiosk machines each with the same logon name who occasionally and briefly a file on a share. The rate is several ...
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Tutorial on using Advanced Sharing (instead of Simple Sharing) on Windows XP and 7

We've always used Simple File Sharing. But I'm having some network difficulties with a new Windows 7 PC and I'm thinking we should be using Advanced Sharing. But as I got into it I realized it's far ...
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1answer
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What is the purpose of shared folder in active directory?

I recently noticed Shared Folder under New in Active Directory Users and Computers. What is the purpose of creating a shared folder in active directory? Where would it appear to a user? Server: ...
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1answer
176 views

How to set up a shared folder for office

Work at a small 3 person company that has 4 computers(windows xp) set up behind a single router. We have a few files that we share between us on a daily basis and currently have to walk from office ...
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1answer
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restarting WinXP with shares open — can they still save their files?

We have a WinXP machine with a share that acts as the file server for our small office. When I need to shut down the machine, I use the net file command to see open shares. Open files seem to have ...
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Windows Server 2008 Share Not Accessible

I set up a share in Windows Server 2008, giving full rights to my domain account. The share was perfectly accessible for about a week, then today I could no longer access it from my Windows XP ...
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Applications starts very slowly from a network path

We have a windows 2008 server which hosts the network share \\srvcompany\lib. This share contains several applications needed for the daily business. Every client/user (all win xp) has shortcuts on ...
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How to auto mapping network drive using GPO in 2k8

I have a .bat file which is net use z: \\.... to map network drive, and tested it with no problem under win xp Then I try to put that as "startup script" under GPO (which is managed by 2k8 AD) -> ...
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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 ...
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Network share access denied / The “Make it work now plz” strategy

The next installment in my saga of doom is here! I feel as if I'm being dragged into this bureaucratic oblivion a little more each day. Today's question's context: My boss ordered me to make a ...