Samba is a free software re-implementation, originally developed by Andrew Tridgell, of the SMB/CIFS networking protocol.

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What is the minimum version of Samba that will connect to a Windows Server 2008 domain controller?

(Yes, I know I need to upgrade to a considerably more modern version of Samba. Assume that's not feasible right now for a variety of reasons.) Assuming Windows Server 2008 (or R2) is the AD Domain ...
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Caching system on each host on a local network to improve file access

I'm in a team where we work on different projects located on a file server. Each project is in a specific folder. Here the network architecture we use today: The problem is that some person are ...
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Difference between ldap/ldap.conf and Samba4 smb.conf [on hold]

I have been using using Samba4 as domain controller, with active directory authentication for different services for a couple of weeks. I am wonder what is the difference between the CA which I can ...
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OpenVPN authentication using pam_winbind

I'm running an OpenVPN Server on a Debian machine joined to my Active Directory Domain. I'd like to use pam_winbind for VPN authentication. This is where the troubles arise. Authentication is working ...
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Slow writing speed to Windows Server 2012

I have a problem with slow writing speed via mapped network drive (samba) on Windows Server 2012R2. I'll describe my network and tests below: I have two computers both running W8.1 (Desktop and ...
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Samba Share on remote machine

I'm with the following environment: I have 3 computers: A machine working as a storage (Ubuntu 14.04) (Khan), a Samba Server (Ubuntu 14.04 with Samba 4.3.9 with a NT4-like Domain) (Vader) and a ...
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Samba: Can only access share by IP from Windows

I have several CentOS 7 servers running Samba v3.6, they are joined to a Windows Server 2008 R2 Active Directory Domain, my clients are Windows 10. I am unable to access the samba shares on some of ...
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Samba Not able to access if wrong DNS is specified in Back to Back Connection

We have 2 systems connected to each other through a LAN cable , so the connection here is BACK TO BACK , and it is not connected to a router or any outside node , it's just connected to each other ...
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GPO software installation from SAMBA server denied

I have a similar issue at 2 sites: W10p desktops provisioned from scratch, pulling installation (MSI) binaries from local SAMBA server. I've created a dedicated share (\nas\provisioning) & tried ...
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samba client reporting different available size

I set up a Samba share with Samba 4.4.3-Debian and set per user hard quota with edquota. Windows 10 clients and smbclient reports the size as set by quota. By a hikvision IP camera (using SMB not SMB2)...
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method for listening for samba connections

I am setting up my RPi to handle a number of NAS server tasks. The first is to locally host my HDD data over a samba share. The second is to become a bittorrent box (with deluge). From what I ...
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Windows 10 Pro Sharing/Samba Speed Throttling?

Does Windows 10 Pro file sharing (aka Samba) throttle its speed? Mine seems to cap out at exactly 25 megabytes per second. My Windows 10 Pro machine is directly connected (via crossover cable) to a ...
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Ubuntu Samba ssh login changes after successful login

We have many Ubuntu servers running different flavors, but on some of our 14.04 versions we are having a baffling issue with ssh logons. When a user uses ssh to connect, they are prompted for their ...
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Samba Archive bit - Allow for group

I have a samba server with a few Network Shares, map archive is set to yes. But when i want to set the archive-bit from windows only the owner of the file is allowed to do so. The group gets a ...
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Can a Unix host obtain Kerberos keytabs for another host from Active Directory?

We use Puppet to configure our servers, but creating Kerberos keytabs for them is currently a manual process. We would like the Kerberos keytabs of the Unix machines to be automatically generated, ...
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samba 4.3.9 ntlm_auth: Memory allocation error (0xc0000017)

System: Ubuntu 16.04 - samba Version 4.3.9-Ubuntu -> # ntlm_auth --request-nt-key --domain=VBA.LAN --username=[user] --password=[pw] NT_STATUS_NO_MEMORY: Memory allocation error (0xc0000017) ...
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Samba Share Not Showing All Available Space

So here's the issue. I have two Ubuntu Server systems, one on 12.04 and one on 14.10. I need to mount a share on the 14.10 system (hereby referred to as the NAS) on my 12.04 system (hereby referred to ...
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Samba on NFS with Bind Mounts

I have a machine, which we can call HOST, that exports /home via NFSv4. It also runs several VMs, including one we can call SAMBA, which mounts and then re-exports (yes, I know this is not recommended)...
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Inconsistent winbind info on Samba 4 AD domain controller

I've setup a Samba 4 AD domain controller on Debian Jessie (samba 4.2.10). Everything's working fine, except that winbind gives wrong user/group information. I have a sample user "testuser" and a ...
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How to map domain users to a specific UID/GID in function of their domain groups?

I have a samba 4.4.3 file server set up as AD domain member. My current smb.conf file is: [global] workgroup = MYDOMAIN realm = MYDOMAIN.ROOT security = ADS encrypt passwords = yes idmap ...
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Samba 4x domain. No logon servers available

I've been migrating a server that was RHEL 5 32 bit to a Centos 7 64 bit server. This a file sharing / domain server, and I have experience setting up Windows Domains, but not samba domains. My issue ...
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Samba share with read only permission

I want to share a folder to the network with just readonly permission. Every one can see and read the contents in the file .But no one should edit. How the samba configuration will be ? My Current ...
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How can I set up Linux roaming homes using csync and Samba?

I have a Ubuntu 14.04 server with Samba (AD Domain Controller), and some Ubuntu 14.04 client with GNOME. I want to configure these clients like Windows workstations: the AD users can login with their ...
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Samba 4.3 does not perform file modification as the configured user

This is an issue that began with Ubuntu 14.04's pushing everyone from samba 4.1 to 4.3 last month (which was an unusually ballsy move for Ubuntu to do to an LTS release, and is causing all kinds of ...
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Samba user expiration

I got a Samba4 Server running on a Debian. I let Linux user expire with the 'chage' command but I can't find a way to do so with the Samba user. The Samba users can still log in when the Linux user ...
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Unable to create indipendent shares for Virtual-Samba-Server

I'm using a VirtualBox-Centos7 (Samba-Server) and a Ubuntu-Mate-Xenial (client) machine; I would like to create two virtual servers and for every server one indipendent share. I've already created the ...
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ntlmssp_handle_neg_flags: Got challenge flags[0x60898205] - possible downgrade detected! missing_flags[0x00000010] - NT code 0x80090302

I'm trying to access SMB/CIFS resource on NetApp, using following and getting error: $ cat /etc/redhat-release CentOS Linux release 7.2.1511 (Core) $ rpm -qa | grep ^samba- samba-client-4.2.10-6....
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samba - EC2 instance - Samba share fail

I have two EC2 instance Windows server with ip : xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx Linux server with ip : yyy.yyy.yyy.yyy I also install and config samba server on Linux server ,smb service start normaly On Linux ...
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Unable to access Samba Server on Raspbian with OpenVPN whilst on same network [closed]

My Pi is connected to my network, and I can access it on the folder "Oliver" on it with my PC, however, I cannot access this folder with my phone. It asks for a username and password. I assumed the ...
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Samba not able to change the owner of directory

I am trying to make my /usr/home/test/ directory public using Samba under Unix so that anyone who tries to create any file or folder in that directory must be the owner of that file, From my smb.conf ...
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Samba/CIFS Ubuntu 14.04 mount error(112)

I'm trying to mount a samba network share on an Ubuntu 14.04 using cifs. On the server, I've got the share running. I can already map it as a drive in Windows. The share has a username and password. ...
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Unable to mount shares on Ubuntu client from MacOSX server via SMB

I'm trying to mount shares from our OSX server (10.11.5) onto my linux client (Ubuntu 15.10) after an upgrade to the server took place. Prior to the upgrade I was able to mount these directories ...
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Suddenly i can not join Windows clients to Samba PDC anymore

Some years ago i configured a Primary Domain Controller through Samba and LDAP (slapd) on an Ubuntu machine (13.10) at 192.168.69.203 which should be accessible by the NetBIOS name SRV1. I must note i ...
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Cannot see samba server or access samba shares from Windows

I've been setting up my home server using CentOS 7 and Webmin. I've installed the Samba package / module and configured it, and it has been started. Now, on my Windows machine running Windows 10 x64, ...
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`smbstatus` not showing NetBIOS name

I'm upgrading a Samba server from 3.0.37 to 4.4.3, and it seems that on 4.4.3, the smbstatus utility no longer displays the NetBIOS name of connected clients. On 3.0.37, smbstatus -p looks like this: ...
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Samba operations return NT_STATUS_INVALID_SID after initial setup

I am setting up Samba as sole AD controller for a new domain following the official instructions. Everything appears to go fine with the domain provisioning, and I can get a kerberos ticket with kinit ...
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Zentyal - Samba Issue : A logged in user cannot access home folder

0 down vote favorite I have a very strange issue : I can login to my domain with my username/password and when i try to access my home folder (lets say \Knosos\myname ) i receive an access denied ...
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syncing users across docker containers

I am wondering if there is a common way to sync user accounts between docker containers. In my specific use case i would like to have a container serving a directory via netatalk (afp), another ...
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Samba TLS Setup

I'm reading this Samba Manpage and according to this, you can setup TLS. I've got 2 questions. On the Server-side, TLS options requires the path of the certificate and keys? How would that work on ...
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What configuration issue is preventing Samba Network Shares from being visible over VPN?

I set up a VPN using L2TP and IPSEC (with LibreSwan) using this script: https://github.com/hwdsl2/setup-ipsec-vpn The only change I had to make was to change the instances of 'eth0' to the new format ...
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Newly created Windows Domain users can't log in to Samba share joined to Domain

I have a Debian 7.2 server running Samba 3.6.6 joined to a Windows Domain. It all works great, except within the last week, newly created Domain users can't log into the Samba share. Existing accounts ...
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How to test if a mounted share is still functional

I have a set of linux machines with samba ( and other ) shared drives. There are automated scripts that mount these shares. My problem is, sometimes a host machine will go offline, but I can't find a ...
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Samba server permissions not checked on windows clients

I have a Debian 7 installed with samba version 4. I have a samba share which is accessed by windows clients (Windows 7 and Windows 10). Each folder in the share belongs to a group and only members ...
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How Do I Compile Samba for Windows - Mainly SMBClient.exe?

I am using Pydio on a Windows Server 2012 R2 server for "cloud" file sharing. A situation has come up where we would like to connect to a existing share on another 2012 R2 server. Pydio has a SMB ...
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OSX clients showing incorrect owner on samba share

We currently have a NetApp SAN with a large volume set to NTFS security style, whose permissions are managed by our active directory server. This volume us then shared via a CIFS server built in the ...
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cannot login samba file share from osx yosemite

I built a ubuntu nas server. After I installed webmin, I created a new file share "NasFileBackup". then I went to security and access control to give user "qinking126" access to this share. Now,...
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Check status of samba4 in debian

In samba3, I can use command /etc/init.d/samba status to check status of samba service. But in samba4, that command does not exist. So I want to ask how to check status of samba4?
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Mounting samba directory changes all file permissions to user who mounted it

I have a xubuntu 14.04 client, a debian 8 Samba File server and an external Active Directory service. I log in as user1 on the client authenticating against the ADS with winbind. My home directory /...
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Setting samba along with quota

We are trying to project quota for folder share managed by samba. We are using following permission for folder we want to share, User:nobody Group:perProjectGroup Mode drwxrwsr-x Please note ...
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Ubuntu Anonymous Samba Share Now Not Accessible From OSX Machine

I have an OSX machine which has been connected as Guest to a Samba share on my Ubuntu machine. It's no longer connecting. When I click 'Connect to Server...' in Finder, and enter smb://server/...