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Questions tagged [file-sharing]

A mechanism for allowing and mediating access to files for non-local users and programs. Such mechanisms are either built on top of local filesystems or seamlessly integrated into distributed filesystems. Common examples of file sharing mechanisms include CIFS (SMB, DFS), NFS, GlusterFS, Lustre.

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Sharing symbolic links on networked drive - is not accessible due permissions

We have several windows servers 2012 R2. And a file server provided by a third party, which provides a volume available thru CIFS/SMB. I want create symbolic folder on win server to "file server" and ...
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How to access NAS shares with Android file explorer over VPN

I've got a Qnap TS-251+ NAS with a static LAN IP (192.168.0.10 via router DHCP reservation, outside of DHCP range). I created a shared folder (Stuff) and a user (John) with RW permissions. Then I ...
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Files locked for on user on Windows Server 2016

I am running a file server on Windows Server 2016 with ~15 users. One user has a lot of difficulty accessing files on the shared drive. The following occurs: Many (sometimes all) files are locked and ...
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SCP hangs before File Transfer begins

I am trying to move a file from a virtual machine (Ubuntu 18.04) on my local system to a remote server using a very basic scp command. This issue is present only on one particular server, others work ...
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Share a folder on server with a workstation

Suppose we have a Windows Server 2012 R2 Datacenter (MS Virtual Machine), than we access remotely via RDP to edit some files in a folder (say, "D:\MyProject"). The problem is that we have a team of 3 ...
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Can connect to all but one file share; ping works

I'm running Windows 10 32 bit in a VirtualBox machine. I'm connected to our company's domain, and I can connect to the internet and most file shares. I can connect to our domain controller (also ...
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Refreshing remote server login credentials for Windows File Sharing

I have two servers on the same domain and network. I have a batch script that copies a file from one server to the other using a simple command: xcopy c:\temp \\192.168.1.12\d$\temp Obviously to get ...
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Sharing folders revokes user permission

I am currently trying to move files from server A to server B. Server A is currently hosting a website, and server is suppose to host it in the future. Server A has a severe firewall, connection ...
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Access shares from server Force Credentials

I'm using window server 2008 and have some shared files on it. I've given full permission to everyone to access the server drive but separated the permissions for folder specifically users to access. ...
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Windows File Share Through FQDN

My company is currently in the process of replacing any Alias or IP reference with FQDNs in our code. Anything that has an IP or Computer Name will be replaced with something like fileserver.example....
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Open folder in another IP Windows Server 2012

My scenario is the following, I have an application, FreeFileSync, which is able to move all the data from a directory and subdirectories to another location. I have created a Windows Server 2012 ...
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Migrating a Virtual Drive (File Share) from Windows Server 2008 to 2016

We have this legacy file server running on Windows Server 2008 Enterprise as a VM on VMWare esxi host. The storage drive is a separate VM disk attached to the OS VM. We want to migrate to Windows ...
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Migrate data from Windows Server to Samba Server preserving file ownership

We have 10TB of group drive data, currently on a Windows 2016 Server, which is shared using standard Windows File sharing. We would like to move this data to a Linux (probably Ubuntu) Samba Server ...
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how to prevent windows server 2016 share from holding file locks after a disconnects?

I have a Windows Server 2016 server with a file share that clients have write permissions to. Sometimes clients disconnect while the client has file locks that are not released. Here is a view using ...
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Audit deleted file by Linux client from Windows Server

I using a Windows Server 2012 for network file sharing (domain) and turn on audit policy for event file delete. When a client using Windows OS access network share folder then delete some file, the ...
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Cant access disk space on System Storage DS4700

Im running a Windows Server 2012 R2 and I use IBM's System Storage DS4700. I used to have access to the disks thorugh the File Explorer and recently for some reason im not able to see that disk ...
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Why is my network share access different across machines?

The Issue I recently moved a few file shares to a new server. The file shares kept the same name, permissions, and contents. I then changed the group policy mappings in active directory to point to ...
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rsync hangs from freebsd zfs to freebsd mounted windows share over ssh

I can't get rsync to work between 2 FreeBSD server. It always hangs during transfer or dry-run. Setup: rsync version 3.1.2 protocol version 31 1 FreeBSD 10.3-RELEASE-p24 server which mounts a ...
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Server 2003 Blocked Access To Shared Folders

After installing new software we cannot access shared folders on a Windows Server 2003 machine. From the server itself we can access shared folders on other servers and machines and we can access ...
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Complex structure with a “shared image folder” in multiple regions and or datacenters

Allow me to give you some details and background to understand the reasons and the whole issue here. Of course, any suggestion/feedback on the below structure is very appreciated. Also, I am not ...
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Appplication not able to detect files on container

I have a tomee docker container on which I deployed an app, which runs on port 8080 , have exposed it using "docker run -p ". It can be accessed fine through the browser. However, this app requires ...
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Sync files between centOS (ec2) & a NAS

I have made a cronjob, that takes backup locally - of some diffrent files. But i would like to have them copied to a remote server aswell. The problem is the "remote" server is a NAS server, and im ...
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Windows Server 2012 R2 - Index Service Issue

A while ago a client asked to setup a File Server for his company. The requirement was to be able to look up files based on their content. Easy one, yes? What I did was setup a MicroServer Gen10, ...
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Not Accessing Samba Share As Domain Member

I'm trying to set up a new Domain structure with a Windows Server 2012 as DC and a Samba 4 server as file server. I alredy have both servers up and running and the Samba server already joined the ...
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Azure File Share over VPN

I currently have a folder inside a VM in Azure that is shared among several users using SMB and connecting using a VPN to this VM and them mounting the virtual folder on Windows (like \10.0.0.1\folder)...
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How to allow “append only” (push) access from a remote server to a central server?

How to allow a remote server to push data onto a central server without having any other access. That is, how to allow the remote server to only append but not overwrite or read files on the central ...
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Hyper-V Server 2016 and File Share

company's corporative rules prohibit us to implement something new without successfully passing all the tests in the test lab. Right now we have two nodes with Hyper-V Server 2016 on top. The only ...
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What is the fastest way to transfer files to multiple clients at different times on the same network?

Im looking for the fastest method for transferring files to multiple client computers on the same network. Here is some background of the situation for clarification We have multiple client machines ...
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After disabling SMB v1 on server and workstations, files from mapped drive get “Invalid Signature” error when opened

For a newly installed Domain Controller I uninstalled SMB v1 and created a GPO that would disable SMB v1 on the domain-joined PC's in an attempt to reduce the effects of a ransomware infection. I've ...
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Windows 10 Pro workstation can no longer access Synology File Share

Note that I have also cross posted this to Synology forums. I'm posting here because I'm not sure if the problem is with Windows or with the Synology server: Background Dozens of workstations with ...
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Write Permission when Using Samba to Share Directories Mounted via NFS

There are two servers. ServerA runs Ubuntu 16.04 Server, ServerB runs CentOS 7.4. Both servers have user named public (GID are same on both servers). ServerB uses user public as Samba user. ServerA ...
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In which direction the port has to be opened?

I've two systems and I want to transmit some XML files from one to the other. My systems: - MGMT Server - Client Server If my PowerShell Script runs on the MGMT Server and should be able to connect ...
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Disable file locks on a read-only Windows File Share

Case On a Windows Server (2012R2 or 2016), I want to configure a file share offering a following functionality some users, publishers group, have a write access to the share; these users are ...
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Simple network resource share inhibited by catch 22 password issue

This is a very basic network I'm dealing with in which one machine in an office is running Windows Server 2016 and currently acting as nothing more than a data server with plans to leverage it for ...
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What is the simplest way to move an entire drive-worth of data from one server to another?

I'm tasked with moving an entire 930GB drive full of data from an old file server to a new one, and it needs to be done in a single weekend. The old server runs 2008 R2 Standard and acts as a file ...
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What are my options in terms of controlling document management

In REF to Shared network drive with Office and delete permissions disabled leads to not being able to save We have several businesses that are now pushing over 30+ employees and many of these ...
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Group permissions don't inherit even using Filezilla

I try to set up my webserver folder permissions. When I try to make a new file it doesn't inherit group permissions. Folders' permissions were set up as 700 and files as 600. Below is the commands ...
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Can I use DFS or a namespace to redirect the top level share e.g. \\server\redirect -> \\otherserver\share\some\path\

Let's say I have a share with a really long path. e.g. \\targetserver\share\folder1\folder2\folderIWant. I can use DFS to get a shorter path, e.g. \\server\shareFolder\folderIWant However, I was ...
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Is it possible to host a Windows share that can be accessed solely by server name? (e.g. \\server\file.txt)

DISCLAIMER: I'm simply looking for convenience here. I know that this isn't a big improvement but it's a nice to have. There are a number of really useful tools that we host on a file share that ...
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Files saved to Samba share are randomly differing from originals?

I manage a small network of windows clients and a BSD file server running Samba 4.6.x. We had some odd issues which led to the discovery that when users save files to the server, about 12% of the ...
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Sync samba users with debian users

I've a machine running Debian 9 in which I've installed samba. I'm trying to sync the debian users credential with the samba users credential. My smb.conf is this: [global] workgroup = WORKGROUP ...
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Is it possible to use Windows FSRM or alternatives on multiple servers with multiple partitions?

At my company we have multiple servers with multiple partitions that are shared for different users. Some users have rights to multiple partitions on different servers. In order to limit the space ...
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Windows 10 connecting to external SMB share

I currently have a Synology NAS at my office that I wish to connect to remotely with SMB. This works perfectly fine on my MacBook, I use finder to connect with smb:\\<domainname>\<share>, ...
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How to give “Network Service” permissions on another non-domain computer?

I have PostgreSQL running on a Win10 Pro box (called DBServer) on my local network. I need to allow it to read files on my Dev computer (also Win10 Pro) on the same network so it can import files. ...
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No userfolder in the user folder and in in the public network

after I create a new user ( it deosn`t matter wich kind of user) on a Windows 2008 R2 server, there is no folder for the user in the library and no folder in the public network. Should not the server ...
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How can I create a file screen for each path in this variable?

I have a script that scans a server for drives that contains shares. After that I need it to create a file screen from a template that is already created with the same script, that part works fine. ...
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Transfer files from windows 2008 to win7

I'm trying to transfer files from a remote win2008 server to my local pc running win7. I have the full GnuWin32 suite installed locally so basic unix utilities are available. Unfortunately, I can't ...
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Is it safe to ssh to a compromised server? [duplicate]

I have a compromised server, I want to know if I ssh to that , then the malware can also compromise my local machine (transfer a file to it and ...) or not?
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Force outlook to send all attachments as google drive, s3, or one drive link

I'm trying to find a solution for a client that is constantly sending oversized (20MB+) email attachments via outlook desktop application. I'm wondering if anyone has had any success finding a way to ...
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Hyper-V 2016 with physical RAID Disk for Files: pass through or discrete device assignment or what?

I've installed a new physical server with Hyper-V Core 2016 on it. I got "two" drives on the physical machine: NVMe (M.2 2280 Samsung 960 Pro) with two partition: C:\ = 80 GB = for the physical ...