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SMB access to cluster name or IP to local resource

I have, theoretically, 2 physical servers: server-01 and server-02 with Windows server 2016 installed. They don't have shared storage or other shared resources but are identical . I have created ...
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Valid characters for network share

What characters are allowed and not allowed in Windows network share names? For example, are spaces or apostrophes allowed? E.g. \\srv1\my share\ and \\srv1\foo'bar\
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Accessing public server using UNC path

My goal is to access public server using UNC path \\server_ip\folder syntax. My ISP is blocking port 445, so i cannot access server using SMB protocol. The questions are: There are still no easy ...
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Windows Defender - Access a non Domain UNC-Share from Domain-Clients

I got a problem with the Windows Defender Signature Update from an UNC-Share. My Windows Server 2012 (is not in the domain) is downloding the newest signatures from Microsoft every day to C:\Defender\...
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Disable Ability to Print or Install Printers via UNC Path

Is there a way to disable printing or installing printers via UNC path? If a printer is added via UNC path in our RDP environment, it shows up for every user on the same collection. If the printer ...
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cannot send long path filename (UNC path) to printer

i'm using long path names with UNC (UNI), for example: \\?\c:\tmp......\file1.prn but when i try to send the file to a printer on windows command-line, for example with copy/print command, it ...
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“The specified network name is no longer available.” intermittently

(I took a look at a few other similar questions, but they don't seem to be about the same scenario that I'm having) I have trouble with some systems at a remote office, connected via site to site VPN ...
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UNC path network connection error 0x80004005

I'm attempting to connect to Windows Server 2016 Standard Version 1607 (OS Build 14393.1715) via UNC path \\MyServer\F$ I receive the following error after a few moments: I am a Domain Admin ...
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UNC Path Issues: One Way Only

So I have an interesting issue where I have a stretched Server2012r2 domain (all servers running Server2012R2 and fully up to date) that spans two data centers; let's call them SiteA and SiteB. The ...
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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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Access hidden/administrative Windows file share with UNC path from task or windows service

These administrative file shares seem to contain some magic which is either poorly documented or very hard to get to. There is a lot of information of various aspects but nothing seem to apply exactly ...
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Trying to update windows defender from UNC path continuously fails

I'm trying to update Windows Defender (on Win 10) using definistions stored on a UNC path. I'm setting the path the the mpam-fe.exe file like this Set-MpPreference -...
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In Windows what's the difference between logging in via IP Address and by File Share?

I have two users on my QNAP NAS, one with admin privileges and one with read only. If I log into the file share in Windows File Explorer via \\192.168.1.xxx I enter my credentials for read only and ...
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Server cannot access its OWN UNC path share

I have some trouble with a Windows 2012 server(lets assume server name SERVER1) Using administrator account (Domain Admin), this server cannot access \\SERVER1\C$ or its IP \\10.10.10.1\C$. error ...
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UNC name resolution issue

Have a win 2008 r2. after installing some patches the xp client machine can no longer access the file share. Win 7 machine was okay. \\servername\    path not found \\x.x.x.x\    ...
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Running .NET applications from UNC path

So, I know this is a very basic question but I'd like to ask the experts just to make sure. We have a .NET application that is running on an application server, and our users launch it using a ...
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Name resolution for Synology servers sometimes not working

I'm not really sure if this is a Synology issue or a Windows issue. I'm running all Windows 10 Pro machines on a Windows Server 2012 R2 domain. With somewhat disturbing frequency (let's say 5% of the ...
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How to copy a file to network resources using UNC paths

I'm trying to do something pretty simple, and conceptually it should work, but it doesn't seem to, and I'm not sure why. I have a file I need to copy to multiple folders on multiple servers. I've been ...
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How do I simulate the Windows Run command from a command prompt?

Let's say I click Start -> Run, and enter "\\10.0.0.27". This will launch an Explorer window navigating to that machine and showing any shares available on it. However, I'd like to perform this ...
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Server 2012 R2 - Features on Demand issue with powershell - Pulling roles/features from remote share

This is for learning/lab purposes. -Two 2012 R2 servers. Server 1 is Standard GUI and server 2 is Server core. -Server 1 is updated, Server 2 is not updated at all with any windows updates -Workgroup ...
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Error 1606 - MSIs, UNC paths and permissions?

I have a persistent issue with a number of our Windows desktop systems where we see various MSI packages throw up error 1606 (and 1314, in the MSI log), which is a permission issue, when attempting to ...
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Using UNC Share with IIS ASP.NET 4.6.1

I have some ASP.NET 4.6.2 web sites that I want to run from a UNC share. The reason why I am doing this is to implement IIS Shared Config but as a first step I just want the nodes to run properly. ...
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Accessing an FTP share via UNC path?

I have an FTP share configured on a server that I can access successfully using ftp://xx.xx.xx.xx/. One of my tools (Release Management) requires a UNC path for access: Is there any way that I can ...
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Is it possible for a UNC path to a SAN be disconnected through overwhelming I/O?

I'm just wondering whether it's possible for a UNC path to a SAN be disconnected through overwhelming I/O? If this is possible, how would one recover from it? This would be a Windows server ...
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Wbadmin [startbackup] keeps prompting for password

I am running Wbadmin for backup purposes in a batch file, however the batch execution halts, prompting for a password although the password is provided. First attempt - include password in command: ...
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Copy files to “default” location using UNC path

When I log in remotely using PowerShell, I'm placed in a default location: > Enter-PSSession SERVER [SERVER]: PS C:\Users\smithe\Documents> I'd like to copy a folder recursively to this ...
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Windows Server 2012 - Prompt on accessing network resource from server hosting resource

Here's an odd one that I've not been able to crack. For my home lab setup, I've got two near identical physical servers that run Windows Server 2012 R2. The goal of my home lab setup is to be able ...
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Can you prevent IIS7/8 from monitoring UNC paths for web.config changes?

I have a web server which loads imagery from UNC filesystems for each site. These are added as a virtual directory for each site. These filesystems can contain thousands of folders and it appears that ...
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Writing UNC path names to a different drive? [closed]

To write a link to a file on another server I write \\ServerName\FilePathName which maps to \\ServerName C:\FilePathName How can I write the link to access a different drive, e.g. W:\? I want ...
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Transparent user migration to a new file server - just changing DNS?

So, file server migration. I've robocopied everything over and kept folder permissions intact, I have recreated the shared. My question is I need a transparent way of switching all the users from ...
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Why process running as Local System accessing a UNC share being seen as NT AUTHORITY\ANONYMOUS LOGON?

I have a Windows Service running as Local System on SERVER_X which is attempting to access a script on a UNC share hosted on SERVER_Y. Per the links below, I've granted the computer account of ...
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Why do things break when using DFS/Folder Redirection?

Here are two slightly different, but similar scenarios: There is an S:\ drive mapped to \\server\share. A DFS namespace is then implemented, with S:\ changed to \\domain.local\dfs\share (which is ...
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Access a share on a server using another servername

We've recently moved to a new office, and merged our network with a bigger one (Trust between our domains), and now we are using the storage box of the bigger network. This poses a problem for me: My ...
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Unable to open/copy files on an encrypted UNC share after reboot of file server

I have 2 Windows 2012 environments. The first is a CMS that is accessing files on a the second server (file server). One of the shares that I have on the file server is marked as encrypted. When ...
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Adding virtual directory in IIS which points to shared path on another machine without AD

I have machines EXTERNAL and INTERNAL (lets call them EXT and INT). Both machines are not part of AD (no network accounts, only local ones) and both machines have Administrator accounts using ...
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Local Link Multicast Name Resolution replaces NetBIOS, yet textbook says otherwise

I am studying from Configuring Windows Server 2008 Network Infrastructure (our environment still has significant Windows 2008 R2 servers), and one question asks You are working on a Windows Server ...
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Windows file explorer using port 80 (webdav) instead of 445 (samba smb cifs) for UNC path

I have a Windows 7 Ultimate x86_64 machine, which is failing to access a network samba server. I launch the "Run" dialog, and type in \\192.168.x.x so I am bypassing DNS and NetBIOS name resolution, ...
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Users not able to access shared folders while WAN Link down on RODC Server

I have a strange problem with my network. I have a writable DC and some RODCs.each RODCs in my network had a shared folder. although WAN link is offline,clients cannot access shared folder.but while ...
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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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RDP working but not able to ping and share can't be accessed through UNC [closed]

I am asking this for my live environment servers. So, kindly requested to consider this while answering.. I have 2 cases asked here. Please do number while answering. 1) I have a server which I can ...
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Server 2008 r2 event logs show different username than one used for UNC

I am trying to UNC Path to the C drive of a hyper-v based VM that is running Windows Server 2008 R2 standard. I can RDP into the system just fine using the machine name. When I enter the UNC path: \\...
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Access denied in workgroup for UNC

I have two Windows Server 2008 machines: machine1 and machine2. They are both in a workgroup but not in a domain. On both machines I have the user accounts 'Administrator' and 'FileTestUser' with the ...
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Accessing files on a linux box, using a UNC path in windows explorer [closed]

The title says it all; I want to figure out a way to access files on a linux machine, by entering \\<ServerHostname>\<something> Into windows explorer, in the same way that I can do at ...
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Adobe Media Server Network Location for HTTP Streaming

Running Adobe Media Server 4.5 on Windows Server 2008. I have a mapped network drive (Amazon S3 connected via Webdrive) where all my videos are stored. Using a UNC path, I can successfully stream via ...
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Windows: disable remote access of local drive, even by domain admin

We have a network of Windows 7 PCs that are managed as part of a domain. What we want is for the domain admin to be unable to view the PC's local drive (C:) unless he is physically at the PC. In ...
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Reauthenticate a Remote Connection via PowerShell Script

I have a PowerShell v1 script that connects to a remote server via UNC path. After a reboot, authentication is needed because Windows apparently will not remember so the script cannot connect to 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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Cross domain UNC Paths - Securing Credentials

I have a folder on a Remote Domain: \DomainRemote\Shared_Folder And a process on a local Domain which needs to access said share: Trusts exist between the domains - but only authenticated users ...
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How to setup shared folder as virtual directory in IIS 7.5 (cross-domain)

This is my current understanding of how this should be done: (TL;DR for the actual problem, please see the bold text.) Create a folder on you storage server, henceforth known as B. Create a local ...
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Windows “net use” command throwing error, “System error 1909 has occurred” [duplicate]

What is the likely cause of this, if the command is run on Windows Server 2008? It appears that this account is an administrator on this box. I'm running the Windows command line as an administrator ...