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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Windows file share seems to change the network interface even though connecting via ip

Between two windows servers, I have a connection to the standard LAN (which is the default gateway) on the 10.0.0.0/24 network, I also have a direct connection between the two servers which is on its ...
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“a specified logon session does not exist. it may already have been terminated” after i joined the device to azure active directory

"a specified logon session does not exist. it may already have been terminated" after i joined the device to azure active directory -i can't access our shared folder in our server after i joined the ...
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Robocopy issue coping userprofile to server Share SecurityID can't be owner

So I have spent the last week or so writing a nice logon script to apply to group policy on my domain controller to have the effect of roaming profiles but to mitigate many of the issues with roaming ...
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Can write to all smb shares except root of mounted USB drive

I have a USB drive mounted to /media/usbdrive on my Ubuntu 20.04 box. I can write files to any share except the root share. Meaning, I have these shares set up in smb.conf: [usb] path = /media/...
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How would i go about creating a server that can read/write all files on the host hdd?

I work in the media department of a large ministry group. We frequently travel and produce TBs of data/files every quarter. Due to the high amount of Digital Media produced, most cloud-based storage ...
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Immediately revoke windows share access to user who USED to be a member of a permitted group

When a user is removed from an AD group, their access is not immediately revoked from file shares where that group is permitted. EG: :User1: is a member of ~Folder1_Modify~ group. The share ...
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Windows File Server - file creation error

We recently migrate our file server from win 2008R2 to a win2019. But from a network drive trying to create new folder or file will give you an error "refers to a location that is unavailable". ...
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Azure - File Share using HTTPS

Is it possible to share Azure Storage's files through HTTPS without using RestAPI? I know it's native feature is to provide this through SMB 3.0, but is there a way without having to develop ...
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Access SMB over a custom port

I have the fileserver hosted on AWS. I was using smb port 445 to access the fileserver. I found out that some ISPs have blocked port 445, so I set up my fileserver instance behind AWS network load ...
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Authentication Failed for get file using file service REST API Azure

I am trying to get a file using the shared key. I already get a list of files and directories by the shared key, but when I request to receive a specific file, I encounter this problem. Code to ...
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Most secure way to implement a file server to avoid ransomware

Hi I'm looking to migrate several large file servers off of windows 2012. Servers are mainly just serving flat .pdf, word files, on internal network mainly running windows 10 clients . I am strongly ...
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Can I connect computers between two routers?

Sorry in advance, I'm not a big networking guy. The best way to illustrate what I'm asking is to show it in this diagram: I need to be able to establish file sharing on Windows from "Laptop" to "PC-1"...
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How to allow file to be executed but don't allow user to view folder content in File Explorer?

I have a folder of executables that users have read and execute permissions on. They also have a link on their desktop to run them. Is there anyway to still allow them to execute these files but not ...
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Considering alternatives to traditional on-prem fileserver

I am considering alternative solutions for managing a smallish fileserver. Currently I look after (amongst other things) several small MS-Windows fileservers - in total around 4Tb of data supporting ...
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Nginx - enable download of multimedia file instead of streaming?

I am trying to enable multimedia (Mp3 and Mp4) file downloads on my newly setupped nginx/1.17.6 using HTTP2 server but the file started streaming instead of downloading. Here is my nginx.conf file: ...
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Set Azure FileShare Size - ARM Template

I'm looking for a way to set the quota size (ex, 100gb) for the file share I am deploying using Azure ARM Templates. As of now when I deploy it defaults to 5TB which is not ideal. Ideally I would just ...
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One time password sharing over local network [closed]

I am responsible for the security of a company where passwords are currently stored locally with a password manager, but if another employee needs a password, they are shared via cloud based programs ...
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No access over firewall to shared folder on clustered fileserver, but access to shares on a node server works

Update 2019-11-21: We have new a Windows Failover Cluster installed and are running a clustered file server on it that hosts file shares. We need to access these shares through a firewall from ...
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Slow network file share between windows 10 and server 2016

Recently I have done a clean install of Windows server 2016. I have several folders shared on this server which clients use. All the Windows 7 clients copying or writing files from and to this server ...
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How can I specific Windows sharing folder port?

I have a NAS server(IP: 192.168.0.101) in my studio, and I mapped it's 137/138/139/445 port to my Internet IP(2.2.2.2) by router. The correspondence is: 192.168.0.101:137 <=> 2.2.2.2:30137 192.168....
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Separate Website from Files?

I'm not sure if this belongs here on Server Fault or if it belongs over on Software Engineering, but as this most likely deals heavily with the server side of hosting my website and related files, I ...
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How to properly archive files avoiding very long file path

We have some network shares and I daily receive support calls from users due to file paths which are too long. I recommend to use short folder names and avoid to deeply nest them, but my users always ...
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How to mount with SAMBA and respect symlinks

I am mounting a directory, e.g., /home/docs/ from PCserver to PCclient using the SAMBA share in Linux. Both computers are in Linux (Ubuntu). I perform sudo mount -f cifs with the necessary parameters,...
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Symlinks look like regular files on samba shares

Symlinks on my samba share aren't behaving the way I want them to – specifically, the links look like duplicate regular files to the client machine. This used to work (i.e. symlinks on the server ...
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Shared folder on Linux

how do I create a truly shared folder on a Linux server? I want for the members of a project team to be able to read and write every file as if they were their own, regardless of whether they copied ...
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Failed downloading file. Nginx aio read /path/to/file failed (22: Invalid argument)

On our site we added the ability to download our video files. We use nginx on our servers. The weird issue is now that sometimes files are downloadable and sometimes not. The error we receive in the ...
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Share access to a network drive with other users on the same Windows machine

I am using net use to mount network drives. Of course they are only visible to the current user. I am wondering is it possible to share the drive with other users? What I am trying to achieve is to ...
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Stale file handle on user mounted fstab defined share

I have a file server with a NFS server running. /etc/exports contains this line for the share: /mnt/datastorev2/data/<username> 192.168.20.*(rw,no_root_squash,no_subtree_check) 192.168.22.*(rw,...
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Disable creation of specific file names on a windows share

In Linux, it's easy to disallow the creation of files with specific names through the use of samba's veto files options. This is useful in situations where, for example, you have Macs connecting to ...
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Unable to mount windows share with write rights on Debian

I'm unable to mount Windows 2016 Server Core share with write rights on Linux Debian 9.9 Share settings in Windows ("pl:Wszyscy" means "Everyone", Listed users have same permissions as "Everyone") ...
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Windows 10 Pro for Workstations can't access anonymous file share

Note: No domain is in use here, we don't have one created yet. In our office we have a file server (A VM running Server Core 2016 with Desktop Experience) that hosts a number of file shares that are ...
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file/folder synchronization Windows/Fileshares

What is the best way to synchronize files/folders - NAS to Windows File Services and Windows File Services to NAS over 200mbps WAN connecton ( time to sync 5 minutes)
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Network share slow down over time

We have a Mac mini 2018 which share the content of a Raid NAS and after like 6-7 days the read/write speed of the connected user drop down, what would be a good way to investigate what is the problem ?...
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Access SMB File Share From Azure Function

I have an Azure Function that needs to access an external SMB file share that is hosted on port 445. The Azure Web App sandbox that Functions run inside of explicitly blocks port 445. Assuming I have ...
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Server 2012 R2-DFS Replication not working one direction-Insufficient Disk Space error but it's not

I have seen several posts on this issue and possible solutions, so far nothing helped in my case. We have two servers S1 (Primary) and S2 connected in LAN. We have users folder in Replication Group. ...
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Large-ish shared file directory very slow to open files

I have network share that contains several folders. One of those folders contains somewhere around 70,000 files, most of which are fairly small (less than 10kb) files, though some are significantly ...
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How to require computer authentication when accessing windows domain network shares

I have a network containing a mixed collection of Windows domain and workgroup computers. Currently, the workgroup computers can access file/folder shares hosted on domain computers if the user ...
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How to transfer data to and from Azure File Share more efficiently

I'm wanting to use Azure File Share to share data files with several Virtual Machines, which then take said data and run tools/programs and jobs using the data. As of now when trying this it seems ...
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Windows File Server Rebuild

I'm rebuilding a Windows file server for our corporate share. Is there any reason to use Dynamic Disk over Basic Disk or is it better to just leave it as Basic?
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How can Windows file explorer delete a folder that RMDIR can delete?

Windows Server 2012 (not R2) shows folders in use with read in open files in computer management. Windows explorer does not allow us to delete those folders no matter what we try, however rmdir as ...
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fileshare not working, windows 10

I can't share files from some windows 10 computers. Revision doesn't matter. port 445 is listening: TCP 0.0.0.0:445 0.0.0.0:0 LISTENING 4 TCP 192.168.0.27:54220 ...
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File Share files wont execute

I have a Windows Server 2016 which is hosting a small file share. I have full control of the fileshare (from the root drive to every file) and even the "everyone" group have permission to execute ...
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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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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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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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