Questions tagged [samba]

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

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Samba file: User can access one share, but not another despite identical permissions & smb.conf config

Using Debian 10 Buster (specifically version Linux HAL 5.4.28-odroidxu4 #20.02.7 SMP PREEMPT Thu Mar 26 23:36:03 CET 2020 armv7l GNU/Linux) I have an external drive mounted using an entry in /etc/...
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Centos / IDM / FreeIPA and SAMBA

I'm working on validating and migrating to a more robust solution to manage a growing number of linux servers. We've traditionally been running Centos 7. Some of the servers are simply standalone ...
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How do I set up samba in Linux so I can keep a file's owners and permissions from Windows?

I set up a samba share on Linux and connected to it from a Windows Server which is NOT running inside a domain (no AD nor DC). I can read and write files, so I set a robocopy script to transfer ...
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Failing getent groups fail but getent passwd works

I have an AD server running on server 2019. I just setup a linux box and configured samba for some reason i can't get getent group "domain admins" to show anything. if i do getent passwd Administrator ...
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How can i install an old samba version on Oracle Linux 7.5

Apologies if this is a lame question but i don't have much experience with subject.. I know that there are a bunch of posts regarding this but i wasn't able to find a proper solution... I running ...
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Cannot query time of remote windows 10 host from Linux

I'm trying to check the current time on the machines on the network. On the Linux/Samba server, I can run net time -S $host or samba-tool time $host. But all Windows 10 hosts return an error: ...
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Samba/Linux: How to register only certain IP-Adresses in Windows AD DNS?

I have set up Samba 4.12.14-Deb on Jessie as a member server for my AD and (so far) everything works fine. This machine does have a few Tun* Interfaces for openVPN tunnels (which are also working fine)...
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FreeBSD perform certain task when a new user is created

Is there a way to perform additional tasks every time a new user is created with adduser(8) in FreeBSD? To be more precise, i'd like to create a directory for every new user and map this user with ...
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How to let Samba not update Windows DNS for all interfaces

I have set up a Samba as a member server (fileserver) for my AD. It can be accessed, files are working, the machine has added it's FQDN to my Windows DNS and everbody is happy. No I had to add a VPN ...
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Join AD domain failed SPNEGO login failed: {Access Denied} A process has requested access to an object but has not been granted those access rights

I meet a problem when trying to join Active Directory domain with Samba. The error message is cli_session_creds_prepare_krb5: Doing kinit for myaccount@domain.com to access domaincontroller.hostname ...
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smbd process 100% for specific user when puling files/mount

Need help tracking down this issue (high cpu usage) or is this normal... Whenever our users access or sync files, the CPU spikes under their name, accessing via another linux box over mounted smb w/...
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Reading Samba from Windows 10 has major bottleneck

Keep in mind, both machines used are hosted in a Proxmox Node. SETUPS My Samba setup is installed on Ubuntu inside an LXC. The shares are located on a RAIDZ2 dataset, and are accessible from the LAN....
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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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Multiple domain users not showing in Windows

I have a Samba4 server on Debian configured as Active Directory, which works great, except from one thing. I have one PC that multiple users are using. I want all of the users to show up in the ...
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Samba server icon on the mac is still the ugly CRT monitor despite the seemingly correct settings

I configured a Centos 8 server on the network with Samba installed and working great. Because it's used by Mac clients, I added the following to the smb.conf: min protocol = SMB2 vfs objects = catia ...
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Samba file locking and sharing has stopped working

I am running a small office network on an Ubuntu server 18.04 with Samba. Most of the regular computers are Ubuntu, with one 14.04, one 16.04, four Linux Mint 18.04. There are two Win 10 computers and ...
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Access to SMB shares denied after update to FreeNAS 11.3

My previous setup (FreeNAS 11.2) had working SMB shares with Windows 10. After an update to FreeNAS 11.3 SMB shares partially stopped working. I'd be more than thankful, if anyone could help me ...
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Is it currently possible to join a Samba 4 AD-DC to a Windows Server 2019 AD-DC?

I have a windows 2019 server acting as AD-DC. The active directory schema version is: dsquery * "cn=Schema,cn=Configuration,dc=ourdomain,dc=corp" -scope base -attr objectversion objectversion 88 ...
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Is it possible to not use smbpasswd to share samba home folders in linux?

I have a linux (Ubuntu) server with a few users on it that I allow their home folders to be accessed via smb. However, in order for them to access the folder, I need to use smbpasswd -a username Why ...
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Samba group empty although LDAP has members

I'm trying to use group access permissions for a certain share on a samba server (version 4.9.5-Debian = current Buster). I try to use valid users = @group and I get tree connect failed: ...
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Can't write on Samba4 share using Zentyal 6.1 server, after upgrading from 5, read only is allowed

I can't write on all my clients (Windows 7 and Windows 10) in all my samba shares, even if the users are accepted on domain, and the permissions was maintained. The shares are on a NAS, ISCSI ...
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Samba4 issues with Time Machine: cannot create new backup on Samba share

Note: originally posted on StackExchange. I'm not sure which location is more appropriate, my apologies if the duplication causes issues. TL;DR: Time Machine cannot create a new backup on my shared ...
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Debian Samba AD DC: domain connected Win 10 can't connect to LDAPS

I've installed Samba 4.9.5-Debian with Active Directory role on Debian 10. The installation is configured with SAMBA_INTERNAL DNS backend. When I try to connect with LDAPS with domain connected ...
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Samba sharing asking for username and password only on VPN Windows Clients

I have a SAMBA share that works exactly as expected on the local network. There is a folder that needs authentication to access and a public folder that is accessed without authentication. The ...
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Why doesn't smbtree display the servers which respond to the query

I'm trying to make a samba server (standalone, not AD) reachable in local network. The nmb daemon on the same host says: [2020/03/28 16:35:46.549683, 0] ../../source3/nmbd/nmbd_become_lmb.c:397(...
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BIND failing to query external DNS records

Unfortunately, I'm an amateur sys admin and can't figure out what is going on with BIND (9.8). We have two old Samba servers that we use as our active directory domain controllers and therefore they ...
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Low performance under Samba and HP Smart Array P822 controller

I'm struggling trying to properly set up this environment so the tranfers through the network go at full gigabit speed. I'm using the following: Vmware ESXI 6.7.0 Update 3 (Build 14320388) HP Smart ...
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Dynamic DNS with Bind9 and BIND_DLZ cannot start?

I have a device running Samba as an Active Directory Domain Controller using BIND_DLZ as a backend. On top of that I am running a secondary device also configured as an Active Directory Domain ...
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Copy busy file from Samba share

I have an Ubuntu server which I use to backup from another server. I need to backup a file used by the other server, but without stopping it. To connect the 2 servers, I use a Samba share. And to ...
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Strange behaviour when mounting a samba share with autofs

I want to mount a samba share with autofs. autofs is configured with openLDAP, SSSD and kerberos. srv.xxxxxxx.net is the samba server (proxmox container, Debian 10) ldap2.xxxxxxx.net is the openldap (...
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autofs with samba, sssd, openldap, kerberos

I want to mount a samba share with autofs. srv.xxxxxxx.net is the samba server (proxmox container, Debian 10) ldap2.xxxxxxx.net is the openldap (proxmox container, Debian 10) gui.xxxxxxx.net is the ...
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Android Samba Client not talking to server

I have a Samba Server (Version 4.9.5-Debian) that is working since about 7 years perfectly. All clients where able to access it up to now. Then I tried the "Android Samba Client" made by Google and I ...
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Why open Samba shared folder using \\<domain-name> is slow, but using \\<ip-address> is fast?

I have a Samba server with shared folder. I can open the shared folder in Windows laptop. In the Windows Run program, when I type \\<domain-name>, it will take more than 15 seconds to open the ...
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smbclient NT_STATUS_BAD_NETWORK_NAME with server OS SpinStream2

I'm trying to use Samba smbclient to connect to a file server managed by my technology partner, and I'm consistently getting this error message about tree connect failed. The exact details have been ...
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Accessing a Samba domain member fileserver with a non domain user

I have a Samba 4 (Ubuntu 18.04) domain controller (ad.domain.local) and a member server as fileserver. I can access the share of the fileserver (fs.domain.local) from domain members without problems, ...
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I have to manually restart winbind.service after every reboot. Ubuntu 18.04

S.O. Ubuntu 18.04.4, Samba version 4.7.6-Ubuntu I have this problem with this machine. Whenever the system restarts, winbind.service fail to start properly, and error "clock skew too great" is ...
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Samba server without mapped domain users/groups

Is it possible to use a domain joined samba server without mapping domain user/groups to local user/groups and instead use a forced user/group for share access. The only thing the domain group should ...
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File system ACLs cannot be set for samba shared folder which is a cifs mount

I have followed the samba Tutorial to set up a domain connected samba server for domain users. The folder that I would like to share is itself mounted from another server using a cifs mount using the ...
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Samba clients status to find the logs?

hay guys i'm using Ubuntu server in that i configured samba server to share the application files across different computers so that they can develop the app using any IDE so i want to know, how many ...
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Cannot join Samba Domain Controller from Windows Server 2012

I'm trying to join a Samba domain controller from a fresh Windows Server 2012 installation. There are many computers into that domain that were joined years ago but recently we had problems with the ...
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ACL on Samba AD DC Working with User Identification Numbers but not Usernames

This might be a question with an obvious answer that I just haven't seen because I'm pretty new to this sort of thing, but here it goes... I just performed an upgrade on an Ubuntu Samba DC going ...
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Samba - incremental processes with Oplock NONE

What are the following processes and how to get rid of them, because their number increases with time. Samba version: Version 4.1.11-3.26.1-3274-SUSE-oS13.1-x86_64 Thanks for helping. smb.conf [...
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Win10 NFS Client a SAMBA Killer?

We finally got the last of our recalcitrant Windows 7 users to Windows 10 thanks to MS' recent withdrawal of support from the former, so the entire enterprise now is either Ubuntu 18.04 or Windows 10. ...
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CTDB Samba script failing to start

Here is the output from a tail -f /var/log/ctdb/log.ctdb 2020/01/27 18:52:52.317670 ctdbd[3330]: Running the "startup" event. 2020/01/27 18:53:22.323208 ctdbd[3330]: startup event failed 2020/01/27 ...
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How can I create or access a remote file as if it were local?

In general, I would like to run local programs on remote files provided to me via a distributed file system (e.g. samba, NFS or whichever you recommend), and I want to access the remote files in a ...
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Very slow SMB speeds on macOS

Since I recently got a new Mac Pro (running Catalina 10.15.2), I connected it using 10 GBit Ethernet to my Debian 10 / Proxmox server. When connecting to a share however, I am only getting 150-300 MB/...
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Logging windows authentication credentials in public Samba share

I have a very basic SMB share set up on a Debian machine, living in a largely windows workgroup. I very deliberately have not set authentication up on the share, but I am interested in capturing who ...
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Samba Issue time with shadow copy

I was wondering if someone else has any experience with this before? Currently Version: 6.1 zentyal and Samba version 4.7.6-Ubuntu The time in the shadow copy does not show correct on the windows ...
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Mac OS Mojave: Request SMB connection to be encrypted

I connect to a SMB share from a Mac client (Mac OS Mojave, Finder->Go->"Connect to Server..."). When setting "smb encrypt = mandatory" on the server, the connection is encrypted (Wireshark: Info: ...
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Samba doesn't ask for a password

I'm trying to set up Samba on my home server but it doesn't ask for a password. What did I do wrong? [global] workgroup = WORKGROUP security = user map to guest = Bad User wins support = no dns proxy ...

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