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How do i make Samba inherit Share Permissions

I'm running a Samba AD DC 4.15.9 on Ubuntu Server 22.04 Jammy providing Shares. I'm creating Directories inside one Share with a .NET Tool, ran by a User which is part of the Domain Admins Group. On ...
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Finding resources about switching CIFS from soft to hard mount

We have some NFS shares and smb CIFS shares mounted over TCP/IP on our RHEL 7 machine. The shares are part of a HNAS that sits on a VSP. As per default the NFS shares are mounted with the "hard&...
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KVM Libvirt, access nfs shares from host to client

I'm on a problem and I hope for some help? I have a server with 5 network interfaces. One is running PPPoE from a bridged modem and gets the external IP. I'm using firewalld and dnsmasq to share that ...
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Accessing domain shares on server from workgroup computers using domain user account

We have shares on our server which is on a domain. The shares is only shared to certain domain users. I want work group computers not part of domain to access these shares with the domain accounts ...
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Do I need to migrate shares when migrating AD from windows 2008 r2 DC to 2019 DC?

I'm migrating a Windows 2008 R2 vm domain controller to 2019, so far after checking the health of the old server, the new server has been promoted to DC, and next step will be to move the fsmo roles. ...
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Is there a way to block access to Windows administrative shares based on IP Address?

On Windows 8.1 Enterprise, I would like to know if there is a way to block access to administrative shares based on IP addresses. All I could find searching on the Internet is to disable the server ...
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AD Share Drives Read Only

I recently re organized my users into new OUs. Now the share drives will not let security groups save, and all files open in read only. All security groups have modify permissions to the share and ...
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Shares not working on Server 2016 domain controller [duplicate]

I dealing with a domain controller which was recently compromised. There is no valid backup to recover from. I'm trying to join a new machine to the domain so that I can promote it and take over the ...
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System Account Access to Domain Share

Good morning. I'm trying to create a PowerShell startup script via Group Policy. I set the group policy and directed it to the location of the script. \ \server\c$\share\script.ps1 After applying ...
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Active Directory - User profile/workstation administration without file-service access - Best practice

We are a small company with 15 users which is now setting up its first Active Directory (1 machine with Windows Server 2016 Essentials). I am unsure how to setup a secure environment for my situation ...
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Replicate 1 million files two directions - Mostly Read Only

I have a collection of files, currently in a NAS on our LAN which is about 1.1 million files, with a total size of 2TB. We need to replicate this up to AWS to begin processing it. However, changes ...
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I can access \\pcname\c$ (or \admin$) from on computer but not several other computers

I have a domain computer that I can access the c$ and admin$ from my normal workstation no problem. When I try to access those shares from a server, or another PC, logged in as myself or domain admin,...
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Tool to manage windows shared folders and their permissions

I remember there was a tool to easily manage shares for Windows. But I don't remember anything about it. My case is mostly used configuration but in windows is very hard to manage user permissions ...
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Windows 7 Pro is unable to mount Synology Share

I have a disconnected lab that has a Synology system for sharing files throughout. We have many Windows XP machines and two Windows 7 laptops. Recently the two Windows 7 laptops were updated and are ...
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Access network shares on diferent subnet

I have two computers on my domain on different subnets, one in 10.100.176.x and other on 10.100.54.x. On the first one I can see the in explorer other network shares from 10.100.170.x to 10.100.178.x ...
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Safe to change NTFS ACLs on an active file system?

We're adding a lot of new groups to the permissions on our companies shared drives. Some of the folder trees can contain millions of files and TBs of data. As is, changing the ACLs on these folders ...
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Azure drive shares

Azure drive shares, I attached storage to my main Azure server for my other servers to access via network locations as a mapped drive, since I have shutdown the servers over the weekend they are no ...
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Shares appear different when accessing via short name vs. FQDN

We recently relocated a data center from one part of the country to another. Literally picked up all the equipment (most were VMWare guests) and dropped it into the new datacenter, and changed the ...
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Is there a way to limit access to Windows or Linux file shares to certain dates and times? [duplicate]

Is it possible to limit the dates and times a share is available? For example, I may have a group that needs a share, one to be visible, at certain dates and times. I do not mean smb or nfs ...
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New implementation of home and department shares; help me get it right the first time?

I've the rare opportunity to set up from scratch our first home and department share server in a mid sized company (about 250 people), and would like to make something that's reasonable. We're going ...
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Domain controller stops mapping drives from file server

File Server: Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard Domain Controller: Windows Server Standard FE 2003 SP2 This has happened twice now. User will try and log in using their domain accounts and will receive ...
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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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Closing shared folder sessions remotely

Introduction: I have a script which copies some data from the local server (Server A) to another server (Server B) through an UNC path, the share in the Server B was created for an external hard disk ...
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NAS shares cannot be accessed by name in a domain

I have a NAS (Synology DS411, DSM 4.3) that was configured to be joined to an AD domain. Privileges were appropriately set on the shares and everything was fine. I (foolishly) changed the name of the ...
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Why does accessing a folder via UNC path share not work but mapping the same path as a drive does?

I have two domains, PRIMARY and EXTERNAL. EXTERNAL has a one-way outgoing trust to PRIMARY so that PRIMARY's users can authenticate in EXTERNAL. Both domains have Windows Server 2008 DCs running at ...
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Windows Server 2003 R2 as Fileserver is not available in network

we are operating a Windows Server 2003 R2. After a restart the server with its shares is reachable via unc and ip (e.g. \\ws\folder1 or \\10.18.2.3\folder1). That works for at least 5 minutes after a ...
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ubuntu set up as router lan pc can ping one direction and get shares but other direction can not ping or connect shares

I have ubuntu router questions. you can see tracert can complete on way but not other way. How to make that work? (a better visual layout exists here) http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?p=...
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ubuntu likewise authentication for windows shares

I currently use likewise to use my active directory credentials to log on to ubutu (12.04). When I want to mount one of our windows shares, I am prompted for a password again. Is there a way to reuse ...
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LOGON script won't add first share

I have the following problem: When i run my LOGON_SCRIPT.vbs to add network shares to users of a specific group it skips the first one if the user is part of Kleinkunstig_Users (it will not add the ...
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10 connections limit for share on XP [closed]

The scenario is as follows: Several users are working on local files ( each has its own file ). In the end all of them submit these files and they are copied into common shared folder. If this share ...
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Re-label Windows Volumes to get round re-creating all shares

I am in the process of migrating all the data from one (1 TB) volume (not C:) on an AD server to a new 4 TB one. I have copied all the data including the FolderRedirection and Profile stuff as well as ...
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Desktop Folder Redirection and Shortcuts

I have a Server 2008 with a load of group policies from a previous support contractor. One in particular is confusing me. Desktop folder redirection is enabled and pointing at a network share but ...
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Server shares dropping when on Wireless

I manage an office of about 100~ people, with an old Server 2003 R2 box which is pretty much everything - DC, File Server, DHCP server, etc. All our network shares come from this server. I also have a ...
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Windows server has trouble connecting to file shares

Server is running Server 2008 R2 Enterprise, Rest are Server 2008 R2 Standard I think its an issue with the credentials that it's using? This is a backup server that connects to the admin shares of ...
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Protect subfolders in a public share

CentOS box with smb and afp. There is a a share that everyone has read/write access to, I want to prevent a couple folders within that share from being able deleted, but still allowing full read/...
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DNS to \\Server\ wrong - \\Server.company.local\ works fine

I had a little network glitch and since then one of my servers shows up wrong at some workstations when typing in \\server\. Example: On workstationA I go to Explorer and and type \\server\ and it ...
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Exporting Linux shares to Linux clients with no per-share group authentication and no permission issues

Given one Linux server, and many Linux clients, I need to export some shared directories from the server. The behavior I want to obtain is really simple: a group of users can use a shared space on the ...
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Windows (Server) prioritize network or disks possible

I have two questions: Can I prioritize a network share to some maximal download speed? Or does windows automatically slow them down when the system is doing heavy IO? Independently from that ...
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How can I automatically remount CIFS shares when remote servers restart?

I need to mount shared volumes from various remote servers on my local server which is running Ubuntu Server 10.10. I typically use commands like this to mount the shares: sudo mount -t cifs //192....
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Window Share (UNC) over the Internet

I'm setting up a build server using Team Foundation Server (TFS). The drop location needs to be in UNC (e.g. \SERVER\Share$) for some reason known only to MS. My concern is this. It's a server on ...
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How to deny execute permissions on a share/folder in Windows?

I am archiving files into self-extracting .exe files. I want the user to have to copy the .exe to their machine in order to execute (extract) the files. So I want to deny only execute permission. They ...
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Migrating Windows shares to a Samba Linux based Share

We are looking at migrating all of of shared folders and files to one server. Currently it's spread out over a few severs which has been the method for the past years but now we want to upgrade and ...
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user uses batch file to disable admin share

A user on our network disables the admin shares with a batch file that runs every time the computer starts up. I would like to disable this without the users knowledge. I would also like to do this ...
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Migrating a NAS while keeping the files and their rights intact?

Right, what we wish (or need) to do is to migrate a NAS from a old machine to a new one. problem is, we wish to keep the folder hierarchie intact, and all the settings and shares. Now I vaguely ...
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SMB shared folder error when creating additional share on our SAN

Okay, we have a SAN using Failover Cluster Management on a pair of 2008 servers. We created shares on here before and they are usable. Now when I go to create a new share I get the following error ...
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Window 2008 server shared not accessible if Firewall is on

I have folder to be shared on Window Server 2008. If I disable the firewall then the Mac can see the folder. When I enable the firewall the Mac can no longer connect. Which rules do I have to create ...
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Where is the "right" place to copy applications and scripts so they are accessible to every user on ubuntu?

I'm configuring a build machine using Ubuntu 9.10 Desktop as the platform. The first user and of course admin is "developer", and then I created lots of user accounts so people could access shares ...
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Computer account (SYSTEM) across the network

I have an interesting problem... I need the local SYSTEM account on one server to access a specific network share on another server. Due to other reasons I can't use a regular domain account for the ...
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LocalHost in share path?

I am setting up in a test environment and need to save some paths in a database but dont want to edit the paths when we go to production. My idea being that I could create a share on both servers and ...
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Unix Samba share slow to open from XP machines

When I open up my samba shares from XP client it can take 10 15 seconds before they become available. What could be causing this. It is a issue that happens most of the time but there are instances ...
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