Common Internet File System (cifs)

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Can no longer open files on NAS via file browser but using web browser works

We have 2 ubuntu PCs (Naida using mate and 13.10? using cinnamon) plus android phones. Our files are on an NAS, Iomega Home Media Network Hard Drive 2TB uses a Linux OS I think, that was working fine ...
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(Re)mount all network drives from fstab

From Gentoo, I remember a separate /etc/init.d entry for mounting network drives (i.e., separate from local drives). In Ubuntu, there is umountnfs.sh, which is used during shutdown (in order to ...
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Mounting a share using cifs protocol from EMC NAS

Is there a way so that when users create new files under a cifs mounted share the new files get the right ownership from the user who created the file instead of that user i used to mount the share. ...
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I'm Unable to change/set Read write permission on mounted remote drives and directories

Ubuntu 12.04 LTS I've been working on a read write permission issue involving a network drive mounted locally on my Ubuntu box. I Use this device to run my Plex server, I keep my media files on a ...
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Mounting cifs drive gives: mount error(22): Invalid argument

I'm trying to run: sudo mount -t cifs //user.my-backup.com /mnt/wal_drive -o iocharset=utf8,rw,credentials=/etc/backupcredentials.txt,uid=postgres,gid=postgres,file_mode=0660,dir_mode=0770 However ...
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Samba File Sharing over Wan

How do I get access to smb over wan. I can access the server over lan. I've forward port 445, but when I try to connect, the connection times out. I am using Ubuntu Desktop 13.10 as the server and ...
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Auto umount cifs when user logout

i have ubuntu 10.04 server with something like 20 users i add some commands so that each user that logs in will mount some samba share, but i have notice that when he logs out the mounted folder still ...
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CIFS VFS: Server xxx has not responded in 120 seconds

I am having a problem with a Windows mount that becomes unavailable and hang any process accessing it. Doing a dmesg gives this: [ 1566.033468] CIFS VFS: Server xxx.xxx.xxx.xx has not responded in ...
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Symbolic link permission denied , shared folder over cifs

I have synology rack , and im using one folder from my ubuntu 12.04. but I wont be able to create a symbolic link on mounted folder, getting permission denied error, below is my fstab entry ...
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Problem with multiple CIFS shares

I have use two CIFS network shares. One is public and all users have permissions to access it - /media/nas/media. I want all files and folders I create to be accessible to all other users. The other ...
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Cifs mounted windows share manually refresh

After a night of messing around to get my ubuntu in my windows domain with acces to shared files I come to you with another problem; When I for example make a .txt file in the windows server and swap ...
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How can I mount network CIFS folder? [duplicate]

My sw ntfs shared directory is an installation directory on a windows 2008 server. I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 I did the mkdir /media/sw and smbclient -L successfully... then while in root I tried mount ...
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Problem with /mnt/

I'm Using Ubuntu 12.4, and after some time of inactivity, I can't "ls" "cp" "mv" o any other command into my /mnt/ folder, I have to reboot to can do anything in this folder. My /etc/fstab below # ...
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Problem with mount using option “sec=ntlmv2”

I Have a partition called D:\ shared at a Windows machine, and In my Ubuntu server 12.4 I Have this line at fstab to mount it //10.0.0.39/D$/ /mnt/charles/ cifs ...
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CIFS mounting fails in Ubuntu 13.10 tried with sec=ntlm and sec=ntlmv2

I have read just about every cifs mount question and sadly cannot get a cifs share to mount. The command I am using works from a redhat machine but not from Ubuntu 13.10 ( kernel 3.11.0-15-generic) ...
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Copying from mounted USB to mounted NAS: permission denied

I have two mounting points in /etc/fstab and they look like this: # NAS mount //192.168.1.2/[mountdir] /mnt/[mountdir] cifs ...
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Hide Windows hidden files and folders that are on Windows network share

I have fileserver based o Windows Server 2008 R2, that has some shares with hidden files on them. FS on which shares are created is NTFS Now I've mounted those shares in ubuntu using CIFS, everything ...
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Size limit when mounting CIFS share

Is there a limit to the size of the CIFS share you can mount? I have a users who was previously able to mount one of our cifs shares, but once I extended the size of the share from 6TB to 8TB, he ...
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How to create symlink inner shareDirectory?

1) sudo mount -t cifs //[nas_device_ip/dir] [shareDirectory] -o user=xx,pass=xx,rw,uid=xx,gid=xx 2) modify /etc/samba/smb.conf and then smbd restart [global] follow symlinks = yes wide links = yes ...
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Mounting my TimeCapsule on Ubuntu 12.04

I am newbie to mounting, but already used ubuntu on a user level. I have installed Ubuntu with an XBMC and wanted to mount my timecapsule as well so I can manipulate the data on it. What I tried until ...
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How to set up group write permissions on new created files on cifs mount point (samba/fstab)

I try to mount a samba share with cifs and set write permission to the group on the default file/directory creation mask. After hours spent searching the web and trying, I can't get this to work, all ...
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Mount from rc.local fails; how to do it properly?

Here is my current /etc/rc.local: #!/bin/sh -e # Test 1 echo line1 > /home/myHome/rclog.txt # the mount mount /mnt/mediaDrive &> /home/myHome/mountlog.txt # Test 2 echo line2 >> ...
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How do I get /proc/fs/cifs/Stats on 12.04.3 (cifsiostat not working)?

cifsiostat (from sysstat) does not work for me on 12.04.3. Most likely due to the fact that /proc/fs/cifs/Stats does not exist. All the other files expected there exist: ➜ ~ ls -l /proc/fs/cifs ...
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Can not use cifs mount any more

I was comming from 11.04 and now I upgraded to 13.10. But now my cifs mount does not work any more PLEASE GIVE ADVICE Peter Schlaeger By the way : I new version should be a progress and not ...
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Argument list too long and copying to Samba Share

Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 64 bit. I'm trying to make a scheduled task copy from a directory with thousands of files to a samba share (while skipping duplicates). I mapped my Samba share through the GUI. ...
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Ubuntu Server 13.10 can't mount hard drive that is on my router

So I am working currently with my Ubuntu server which I have it on my laptop at the moment so I can test out how to work with the server OS. I have it up and running with samba, openSSH, webmin, and ...
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Samba shares won't automount on boot from fstab

This question seems to have been asked a few times, but doesn't seem anybody has really solved it yet, at least not for my specific circumstance. I have FSAT setup to mount a CIFs share, but on boot ...
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What credentials should I use to access a Windows share?

Hi, I have installed Samba and CIFS and all that, followed a bunch of tutorials, but still I can't access a share in the separate Windows 7 machine. Before I could access a share in Ubuntu from ...
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How to write the path to a Windows shared folders address in terminal?

I want to permanently mount a few Windows shared folders. I googled that topic and found a lot of good answers, but with all the solutions I have a little problem: I believe I can't properly give an ...
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How do I fix this umask/permission issue on a NTFS drive?

I set up a new Ubuntu laptop, 13.04, purpose: media download and storage server in a multi-OS/device household. I have an NTFS partition called "storage". I've had all kinds of permission errors, and ...
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How is my Windows share not accessible after some time after being mounted at boot time?

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 and I have set up a Windows share to be mounted at boot time in /etc/fstab as follows: //192.168.x.x/Google\040Drive /home/myname/Google\040Drive cifs ...
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NFS/CIFS on Ubuntu

Network File Server running on Ubuntu 13.04: How to make Ubuntu 13.04 desktop my file server (NFS/CIFS shares) for Linux/Windiws clients using IPv4?
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fstab wont mount share, cant see what im doing wrong?

I had this working until a reinstall today. My home folder was on another disk so my ~/.smbcredentials file is fine. So it must be my fstab or app not installed. I have cif-utils installed and I've ...
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Samba share - slow buffering problem after switching to 13.04

Lately I switched from 12.10 to 13.04 (clean installation) and since then I'm experiencing annoying problem with my network storage. I have a MyBookLive network drive connected to wireless router. I ...
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How to access network shares? [closed]

I am using intranet using run command in Windows by directly typing the intranet address like \172.16.0.11 and pressing enter. Then a tab opens for username and password. In Ubuntu 12.04 how can I ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 - mount.cifs always ask for password

I've created a script to mount the windows server network shares, but it keeps me asking for the network password. I've already tried setting the PASSWD env var and setting the password in the ...
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“Can't alloc filename” when executing mdb-export on a mounted file

I've mounted a Windows directory with CIFS : sudo mount -t cifs //SERVER/Bases/some/path ~/mnt/data -o user=windomain/login%password This works : cp mnt/data/blabla/file.mdb . /usr/bin/mdb-export ...
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How to browse windows 7 shares in 13.04

I am by no means an Ubuntu expert, but I have been using it since 11.xx with no problems. however I can't get this to work at all. I have tried nautilus Network...and it can't connect..doesn't even ...
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How do I check what version of 'cifs-utils' I have installed?

I am trying to mount my Buffalo NAS: /etc/fstab: //192.168.2.20/Movies /mnt/Movies cifs rw,noexec,nosuid,password=Password1,username=buffalonas,nodev When execute the following command, I am ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 freeze while doing `df -h` or `ls` in a mounted cifs

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04. I have installed samba and cifs fs type. I'm trying to mount a windows server from Ubuntu. I have in my fstab a cifs mount that looks like this: //remote-server/Documents ...
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Mounted cifs share but no write permissions

Have reinstalled Ubuntu on my web dev server. On the old one I had an smbfs share setup to access a share over the local network to other Ubuntu boxes. It was setup using the following and worked fine ...
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How to let smb share mount via fstab assign full permission to new created file or directory?

How can we fstab mount a samba share that give permission 0777 (to every samba users in the write list) for new created directory or files? E.g. I created a new directory in client PC (Ubuntu 12.10), ...
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Application blocked after resume [12.04]

After resume I can't run some apps (gedit, evince, ...) Nothing happen. And after ~10 minutes it launches, all blocked app in same time. But sometimes only a reboot will work to resolve it. With a ps ...
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how do I solve “Server requires packet signing to be enabled” when mounting a windows share?

11:12 dev@ubuntu ~/qsr (build-0.3)$ dmesg [57392.897482] CIFS VFS: Server requires packet signing to be enabled in /proc/fs/cifs/SecurityFlags. [57392.897935] CIFS VFS: cifs_mount failed w/return ...
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Unable to mount an anonymous CIFS share from Ubuntu 13.04

I'm trying to automount a network share when the system boots up or the user login. The network share is a external hard disk attached to a DSL home router. I can mount it manually from Nautilus with ...
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Unable to mount CIFS share from /etc/fstab

I have a line in my /etc/fstab for ages that stopped working since 13.04: //192.168.100.2/share /mnt/popcorn cifs username=MyUserName,password=MyPassword,user,gid=sambashare,file_mode=0664 0 ...
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Permissions issues when mounting an NTFS filesystem over CIFS

We have an Ubuntu 12.04 Server machine and a Windows Server 2008 machine, and regularly mount shares from the WS08 machine's NTFS filesystem on the Ubuntu machine. Mounting works fine, but for some ...
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I want to recursively add a specific permission to files on a cifs mount

I need to modify the permissions of all subdirectories of a certain directory (which is mounted by cifs) to include group write privileges. As I understand it, this would be done with the command sudo ...
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How can I remove this file?

I'm using an Apple Timecapsule mounted via gvfs-mount (I tried cifs too) which contains a file named Capitoli 3:5.odt I definitely want to remove that but I had no luck. From ubuntu the most i ...
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rsync creating 0 byte files on cifs mounted drive

Hi I have been using rsync successfully to backup files from my external drive to a cifs mounted shared drive since Ubuntu 10.04 Now with 13.04 I am getting a strage behavior with the following ...