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How to let any server user modify files created by a samba guest on a public share (and the other way around)?

I have a linux server running samba with a public share accepting guest connections. Any window box on the network can edit/remove files on the share as long as the files are created by a guest (i.e. ...
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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 ...
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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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Changing Samba port doesn't work

I want to change the Samba default ports for testing. I tried adding "samba ports = 1445" to the samba config, but now I can't connect to it at all! I also tried adding -p 1445 to the samba start ...
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Samba4 net join member fails

I'm trying to join a RHEL6 server using samba4 to a domain. Net ads join works correctly, join member does not however. Effectively wbinfo --getdcname does not work where as wbinfo --dsgetdcname does. ...
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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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Sporadic NT_STATUS_ACCESS_DENIED from BackupPC via Samba

I have a BackupPC Server pulling backups from a Gentoo Linux machine (ext3 fs). This fails sporadically throwing errors like this 2014-06-10 12:00:19 full backup started for share uni 2014-06-10 ...
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how to hide folder on root samba folder with include for each group

Currently my samba server integrated with Windows Active Directory 2012, almost configuration is just fine. I'm just curious Here are my smb.conf, [global] workgroup = "Domain Name" server ...
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cannot access share on SAMBA that is AD member server, VS. nullSessionPipes registry on DC

Asked this same question in samba.org mailing list but getting nothing, so I like to try here: SAMBA as a member server in an AD domain Access samba share from any client (e.g. windows 7) using AD ...
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Force permissions non domain Mac server share

I have a Mac server which is accessed by both Macs and PCs. I need every file in this specific samba share to have 777 permissions regardless of the write permissions given by the client. The ...
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two samba servers and one ldap backend

I had setup a Samba 3 server as PDC with a passdb LDAP backend. Server SID: S-1-5-21-3270... Domain: A Every user has a SambaSID beginning with this Server SID. But now I try to setup a second ...
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Why is my samba domain user created by a bash script behave differently from one created manually?

I have a samba server which is using LDAP as its backend. The PDC is working as expected as long as I create the users manually. This means that if I use the following command to create a new user, I ...
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Folder sizes at 0 bytes with Samba shares on Windows 7

Background info: Running Samba version 3.6.9 Successfully authenticating shares with Active Directory (user/file permissions) Able to successfully connect to shares - no issues at all. So, ...
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gpupdate failing when using Samba 4 AD DC

I have a Samba 4 AD domain running with 2 DCs on Centos 6.5, with a named DNS backend. I have multiple Windows 7 machines joined to this domain, which is fine. However, I can't get GPOs to apply. ...
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Start daemon after specific samba share is mounted

I asked this question on AskUbuntu, but it's not getting any traction there... So I'll try here as well: I have a homebrew headless NAS running 12.04. In it I have a bunch of disks that are ...
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Linux - How to control Winbind Authentication cache timeout

I have configured my linux machines (running CentOS 5.2) to authenticate against a Windows server running Active Directory. I have even enabled winbind offline logon. Everything works as expected, ...
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How to access files on Linux server from windows faster than with Samba network drive?

I can remotely access my files at work via Samba. Unfortunately, on my laptop with Windows 7 I have serious lags when accessing this directory and working on its files. I just use a network drive ...
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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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Samba - Can't get share accessible to folder with 710 mode

About a year ago, I successfully set up my LAMP server with some samba shares. At that time, I have created a share that points to /media/data/www/clients/client1/web2/web. that folder has mode 710, ...
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“net ads join” fails in puppet exec but runs OK directly from command line

I have the following exec that joins a Linux (CentOS 6) host to an Active Directory domain. When run as root from the bash terminal, it runs successfully and the host is joined to the AD domain ...
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Exclude the user(s) from nss mapping

I have added a Linux machine to AD via samba 4. I've added the winbind to nsswitch mapping but it has turned out that there is a user root in the domain. I have workaround it in pam by pam_succeed_if ...
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Unable to access samba server

I can't connect to my samba server running CentOS 6.4 (minimal installation) that is not located within my network. When I try to connect with my Windows 7 client, the connection fails and I get the ...
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Samba How to allow a user to access folder (read/write) with root permission

I have samba share for a directory which is owned by root. But the samba user is different and same is put in the config. Due to this when user access the directory it has read access but can't write ...
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Mounting two CIFS shares using a VIP

I have two CIFS shares on two different storage servers. I've created a VIP on an F5 node which sends all traffic to it's IP to a pool containing the two storage servers. It sends to one server and in ...
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Migrate samba domain to Active directory

i have a Samba3 domain and i want to migrate to Active Directory (W2k8 or 2012 server). How can i achieve that? I read that ADMT tool can do that, but didn't find any feedback. I also read that we ...
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Samba Authentication

I know it's going to seem like I haven't done the research here, because I have done it, and I know how many related questions and tutorials there are. I have read every tutorial I can find online for ...
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Samba share with AD authentication is only authenticating users on some windows machines

I've searched high and low for help with this. What I've found is that most have given up. I have found that I can mount the samba share from a few different windows hosts with different users. ...
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Windows workstations in a Windows domain with a Linux domain controller [closed]

There's a Windows network of about 60 workstations I am going to be responsible for. The network is in a terrible mess, so I decided to rebuild it from the ground up. Currently, there are some Windows ...
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Samba server authenticating against Active Directory. Is it possible to reboot and still connect to the domain?

I have tried to setup Samba File Server with AD authentication. The authentication via Active Directory is successful but if you reboot the server the linux Samba file server will NOT join the domain ...
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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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Error while using smbclient

I am trying to reach a samba share. Through cifs I can mount and work without any problem. I used owncloud to share some of the files but after a while I noticed that the owncloud hangs. For debugging ...
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How to check if a computer have already joined a domain with Samba

I am using this command to add a Linux boxes to Active Directory: net ads join -U username%password I have to make this command idempotent by checking the Linux box already exists in the domain. ...
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Samba configuaration not working

I am trying to set up a Samba share with a Windows computer from CentOS6. This is my current samba config: [global] restrict anonymous = no domain master = no preferred master = no workgroup = ...
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samba over NFS large file

For several months we encounter problems delays : we have a server ( os: ubuntu server 12.04 ) with samba and ldap service . Our clients are on Mac, Windows and Linux client ubuntu . Huwaei NAS ...
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How can I test from the terminal whether my linux-based system can see a Windows domain name?

I have a backup service which stores the backup files in a share directory on a Windows server , but it fails and if I look in the logs I see this error: 13:02:13 AXSDBG notice ...
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Samba 4 OpenLDAP authentication issue

What I've done so far Installed DHCP server and bind9 for the local network of clients (the server should act as a gateway) built Samba4 from source with bind9_dlz as dns backend installed OpenLDAP ...
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Can't use ssh in a VM Centos [duplicate]

When I tried to connect my Ubuntu 13.10 to my VM Centos 6.5 using ssh appear the message "Connection refused" or "No route to host" even than I change the port, noting change. See here I need to use ...
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winbindd: kinit succeeded but ads_sasl_spnego_krb5_bind failed: Cannot contact any KDC for requested realm

While looking for reasons why logging in to a samba machines joined to Active Directory is slow I have the strong impression that the following error in my log file could be a hint. Apr 3 14:44:14 ...
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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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Open a Windows session with a user account belonging to a trusted domain using Samba

I have set up interdomain trust between my 2 domains DOM1 and DOM2. The 2 domain controllers, SMB1 and SMB2, are running Samba3. They are on 2 different networks (but no problem for any machine on ...
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How to add context menu entries on a Samba share

The Samba server is running on Linux, the clients are Windows machines (Windows XP and Windows 7). Is it possible to extend the client-side context menus for files and folders on the mounted shares, ...
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Finding a user's home from bash

I'm trying to get the value of a user's home from a puppet script. This particular user is a Samba user, not a local one, with the username of the form DOMAIN\user. I've tried the following, with no ...
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Slow first login to a AD-joined Samba box

I have joined my first Debian box to an Active Directory (2008 R2). It works, I can log in with AD credentials, browse Samba shares. There is just a problem with the time it takes for someone to log ...
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Managing Linux user accounts + Samba + more

I have a network of about 3-6 CentOS servers, with about 5-10 users (currently, and near future). I'm looking for a solution for centralized managements of users. My requirements from it are: Linux ...
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Samba server: Who used all of our storage yesterday?

First day there is plenty of free storage space, next day someone used up all free space. Is there an efficient way to find out which directory has an increased storage use? I know how to find new ...
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Adding win7 shared folders to *nix domain?

I have a CentOS 6.x/ NIS based network from which I need to start sharing some folders to Win7 machines. I've installed Samba on a test system but can't seem to get the trick of having the Win7 ...
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Samba server - CIFS mount issues

Background: I have a samba cifs server. It is not joined to a domain, but has a keytab for an MIT kerberosV realm. Kerberized mounts (e.g. mount -t cifs //cifs.example.com/groups /mnt/cifs -o ...
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Linux machine is in a windows domain, but domain logon isn't working

We have a small network in our department 2 Win Server 2008 Domain Controller 1 debian webserver a number of win7 Clients My predecssor tried to add the webserver to our domain in order to login ...
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CIFS mounts hang on read

I have a problem with a bunch of CIFS mounts that look like this: //192.168.10.2/remote-share /home/windows-shared/remote-share cifs defaults,user=xxx,password=xxx,uid=603,gid=603 0 0 This ...
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Centos 6.5 Samba 3 You require permission from user to make change to this file.. (Copy Files)

I have an error while i want to copy my file in Centos 6.5 using samba to my Windows 7 folder. This is the error message : You need permission to perform this action You require permission from ...