Questions tagged [smbfs]

SMBFS denotes the combination of two abbreviations "SMB" and "FS" which stand for "Server Message Block" and "File System" respectively. It is mainly notable for providing support for mounting resources using SMB protocol in Linux variants. Currently, focus has been shifted from SMBFS to CIFS (Common Internet File System) as its next generation alternative.

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How can we use LDAP to authenticate SMB share in FreeNAS?

SMB service has been enabled, I can share using freeNAS created users to authenticate SMB share. But how can we use LDAP to authenticate SMB shares? Current LDAP configuration in running on different ...
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Must `kinit` user's ticket manually before PAM can mount SMB home directory at login

Ubuntu 14.04 file server Ubuntu 14 Active directory (AD) server running Samba 4 Ubuntu 18 client (fresh install) I've configured for Ubuntu user home directories to be mounted via PAM and SMB/CIFS. ...
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Cannot find “SMB Direct” in Windows Server Standard 2019 Roles and Features

I try to configure SMB Direct on my Windows Server Standard 2019 server but do not see "SMB Direct" in the Roles and Features Configuration Window. It, however, shows in my Windows 10 For WorkStation ...
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Connecting S3 as a SMB share

I currently have a regular on Premise SMB file share using a storage NAS. I want to delete the NAS all-in-all and use S3 service. I want to know is it possible to have it attach to say my Windows File ...
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Windows - How to diagnose/troubleshoot network location access

I'm looking for generic tips/info on why Windows Explorer would fail to access network locations. A Windows 7 PC can access a network location in another server (unknown OS and sharing network ...
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Mount CIFS/SMB file share with S4U2Proxy?

Is there any way to mount a CIFS/SMB file share by authenticating with S4U2Proxy? I need a middleware service to mount a file share and it has a Kerberos ticket from the user who logged into it. I've ...
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CIFS VFS: BAD_NETWORK_NAME on Linux

I am struggling with an issue of Windows SMB share mounted on Linux servers getting disconnected once in a while. To give a brief introduction about my environment, I have few linux servers which ...
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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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Can “wannacrypt” (wcrypt) spread via Linux server serving over SMB?

Is it possible, or will this only spread via a Windows machine serving over SMB? If Linux serving over SMB can spread wannacrypt, what's the approach to take?
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Equivalent of browseable = no in Windows

What's the equivalent of the smb.conf setting browsable = no in Windows? It's not just adding a $ to the share name to make it a hidden share. Running net view \\server /all on a for a Linux ...
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Use a SMB Drive as an apache directory

Want to store some data got with an apache server in a NAS mounted as a SMB Share. I've mounted it with /etc/fstab and wheb i want to put some file as apache user, everything is working. But when ...
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Config file of smb in Solaris 11.2

I have a server which is running solaris 11.2. I can login by root, and the smbd service is running in the server, but I cannot detect the place where the samba config file is. Do you know how to find ...
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Is it possible to mount CIFS onto Solaris 10 server

I want to mount a SAN CIFS share on a solaris 10 u11 server. I found and info doc from Oracle saying its not supported until Solaris 11. Are there any 3rd party / Freeware tools for Solaris 10 that ...
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How to mount a smb drive with different credentials (user name and password) on Linux?

Ok, I have here a laptop on which runs Linux (CentOS 7). The laptop will be used from different user's (which have all different login's on the laptop). We have in our network a Samba server. All ...
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Ubuntu mount-point map Windows Share gets permissions denied error

We have an EMC storage appliance that serves Windows Shares via CIFS protocol. On Ubuntu I need to create a mount-point that maps the Windows Share. When I run this shell script : sudo apt-get ...
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SMBfs mounting OK, listing OK, Read KO, smbclient OK

I've tried to make the title the most meaningfull I could but it still looks ugly. The premises. We are using RHEL3-U8 as OS on most servers here, don't ask me why or suggest to upgrade, it's not on ...
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rsync permission errors on smbfs share

I have a nas set up an am trying to rsync files to it. It works fine for file I own $ id dogmatic69 uid=1000(dogmatic69) gid=1000(dogmatic69) groups=1000(dogmatic69),4(adm),20(dialout),24(cdrom),33(...
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How to configure Samba to allow root user for full control to the particular share?

$(subj), it appears to be what root user is denied by default for all of the shares. I'm trying to reproduce Windows administrative share.
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Unable to mount windows share in ubuntu

I am trying to mount windows machine directory in my ubuntu 10.04.3 server. When I try to see the shared directory in the windows server its showing properly using the below command. The windows ...
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Samba mount isn't following a symlink

I am running two servers and wish to mount a directory on one from the other. For various reasons, I wish to use Samba (smbfs) rather than NFS. ServerA mounts ServerB with this in the fstab: //...
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mount error 5 = Input/output error

I am running out of ideas. After a long period of testing this morning, I cannot seem to get this to work, and I have no idea why. I want to mount a Windows SMB/CIFS share with a Debian 5.0.4 VM, ...
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mounted a symlink on a mountpoint

I have a samba share called A on a machined named aaron. Inside that share is a smylink called Audio-CD_WAVs which points to a machine local directory. When this share is accessed by a windows machine,...
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Mounting a share with spaces in FreeBSD fstab

I'm trying to mount a smb network share in fstab on FreeBSD, which works fine for a share without spaces, but fails if a space is in the name. I have replaced the space with \040 which is what ...
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Mount a samba share as root using smbfs in fstab

I'm trying to mount a samba share using smbfs as root (on ubuntu-server), but every time I mount it it's mounted as root:dialout Here is the fstab entry (line breaks added for presentation) //192....
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How to use noatime with smbfs

I am using the mount command on a Linux server to access a Windows server using smbfs. Can I use noatime to prevent read operations (such as cp on Linux) from changing the last-accessed time on files ...