Common Internet File System (cifs)

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Cannot mount remote folder with right permissions using cifs

I'm using autofs to automatically mount Windows shares on my Ubuntu 16.04 desktop. The problem is that I can't mount those folders with the right permissions. If I mount //192.168.95.24/library/...
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CIFS issues - Ubuntu Gnome 16.04, Windows 2012R2 Storage Spaces

I'm a bit of a newb when it comes to Linux and I was hoping someone could help me out here with an issue I'm experiencing with connections to my file server. I have a NAS in my home network that is ...
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Mount fstab cifs guest command not recognized

During the last few days I've tried to connect to a Windows shared folder on another machine using Ubuntu. Finally yesterday I succeeded, but today it is not working anymore. Here's what I have done:...
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Should Cifs be disrupting my network access on 16.04 Server?

I just installed a fresh copy of Ubuntu 16.04 server. Configured the network interface, updated, upgraded, and dist-upgraded. I can ping local area computers, Gateway, DH www.google.com It seemed to ...
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Real path of a cifs-mounted Windows folder

So, I am using premake4 build system (like cmake) to build my project. The executable which does this is called premake4 and is located at /home/me/Desktop. Now, to complile something, I cd onto ...
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How can I mount a network share from a computer that isn't always on?

Running KodiBuntu (Lubuntu 14 ?) and I want to mount some shares from my windows computer. I have them mounted in /media/ using fstab and it works fine as long as the Windows machine is on when ubuntu ...
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Turned off a server and on restart got a mount error

Please could somone assist? We have an error on a server restart when moving the server to a new rack. End of boot sequence is: * Starting configure network device * Starting Mount Network ...
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Invalid encoding on shared folder mounted via fstab, but not in GUI

Mounting the folder via Network in Nemo shows all filename correctly, but when doing via Fstab with this code... //servername/sharedfolder /media/mountedfolder cifs guest,uid=1000,iocharset=utf8,sec=...
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pam_mount often unable to mount and hangs for minutes

I have some centrally managed Ubuntu workstations that authenticate users against Active Directory and mount user home folders on logon with pam_mount. This usually works as expected, but sometimes ...
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CIFS Network Share / GUI File Manager Permissions

I have followed the instructions located at https://help.ubuntu.com/community/MountWindowsSharesPermanently To mount a Windows File Server Network Share The mount happens successfully and I am ...
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Windows 7 File Share

I'm having issues trying to access my Windows 7 Share. I've read a LOT of thing on the Internet but nothing seems to work. I CAN access those folders with a Windows computer, but NOT with my Notebook ...
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how can I get my fstab mounts working if they won't mount on bootup?

CIFS mount through fstab not mounting at boot The suggested answers (a typo in fstab; _netdev) have no effect. However when I mount them with sudo mount -a there are no issues and they are mounted. ...
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unable to access cifs network shared drive via fstab entry despite having administrator rights

Good afternoon- I am new to Linux and am attempting to mount a network shared drive with fstab entry but continue to receive a dialog stating "only system administrators have the permission to do this....
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Why is CIFS-mounted share faster than SMB?

To start with, this question isn't really a problem I have but rather a "why is it like this". I'm trying to return to Linux after several years in the Windows world, but I have lost so much... So ...
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Can't mount CIFS through fstab

Trying to mount a CIFS share (from Freenas) at boot, but I can't seem to get it to work. //freenas/mast/ /media/plexshare cifs guest,uid=1000 iocharset=utf8 0 0 I've tried using an IP rather than '...
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I can copy a file using cp, but trying to use sendfax returns cannot stat file.

As the title says, using Raspberry pi, and Raspbian, I am trying to configure a faxing server that basically reads a file from a CIFS share and sends it using hylafax. If the file is stored locally, ...
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cifs, smb - Can't mount (permission denied) or navigate shared folder

I've recently bumped into this problem. I usually navigate through a local network shared folder from a Linux machine via smb (i.e. from file manger using smb: ). Now whenever I try to access the ...
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pam_mount stopped working

This is how it worked: my Ubuntu workstations authenticate against Active Directory, and pam_mount mounts some CIFS directories on user logon. Now, for some reason, pam_mount stopped working and no ...
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Samba file sharing error 13

I've got three computers running at my home: my workstation (W10), the missus' Mac and my file server running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and I'm trying to backup one of my workstation folders to my file server. ...
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CIFS mount is not recoverable after sleep or hibernate

I have Linux Mint Mate 17.3. The following mount points are defined in my fstab: //at.xxxxxx-it.net/ORG /mnt/L cifs user,auto,credentials=/home/liptak/.cifs.secret 0 1 //at.xxxxxx-it.net/...
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mount.cifs hangs and becomes unresponsive

I'm connected to a CISCO VPN in order to access to a remote Windows Server. I'm using mount.cifs to mount a shared folder on this server. Here's my mount script: #!/bin/bash stweb="/mnt/stweb" ...
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Ubuntu to windows 7 share cifs mount going dormant

I have an ubuntu 14.04 installation and I have a windows 7 pc with a hand full of share mount points.. The mounts work great if I am constantly using them, However if I let them sit for a little ...
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Bad address (14) centos mount cifs

I am trying to mount a CIFS share under CentOS And I am getting Bad address (14) On var/log Error (13)
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Cifs Share keeps asking for password and is slow

I followed the directions here https://wiki.ubuntu.com/MountWindowsSharesPermanently to mount a windows share and it works as expected. Some issues that I am having is one it is very slow when I load ...
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Installing cifs-utils on 13.10 [duplicate]

We have a server running 13.10 that cannot be updated at present due to MySQL compatibility problems. The server runs fine, does its job well and we are working on the compatibility problems so we can ...
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Slow / unresponsive system writing with high IO to CIFS Windows share

Environment Ubuntu Server 15.10 virtualised with Hyper-V, mounting a RAID 5 (accelerated with an SSD via Intel RST) Windows share with cifs-utils, here is my fstab line: //x.x.x.x/folder /path/...
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Share a local folder over LAN with CIFS

I have a folder (/share, which contains other subfolders and files) which I want it to be shared over my LAN. I've read out there that CIFS (replacing Samba) is the file system adequate to do such a ...
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How do I repair smb/cifs error in Ubuntu 14.04

I have 2 issues but I think they are related. My system won't shut all the way down. I get this warning: ModemManger[692]:<warn> Could not acquire the 'org.freedesktopmodomManager'...
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Bug in CIFS accessing filesystem root?

I'm having trouble accessing the root directory of another Linux machine. In my fstab I have two entries for the machine in question //ltotto/root /mnt/ltroot cifs auto,users,credentials=/...
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mount cifs anomymous

I have problem to mount a cifs partition without username. The windows disk shared has no user. I tried with: sudo mount.cifs //192.168.1.41 /media/DISCO-MOVISTAR -o guest,sec=ntlm I got this ...
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cifs share permissions

I am facing the problem with permission on cifs shares. I have a Lubuntu netbook, a Win7 notebook and a QNAP NAS. I mounted shares on the lubuntu netbook in the fstab: //192.168.2.49/nasdata /home/...
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CIFS root permissions problem

I'm having trouble accessing the root directory of another Linux machine. In my fstab I have two entries for the machine in question //ltotto/root /mnt/ltroot cifs auto,users,credentials=/...
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Mount directory with spacebar

how to mount directory with spacebar Katarzyna Buszkiewicz? root@ubuntu:/mnt/backup_ws_users# mount -t cifs -o username=wlodek,rw,file_mode=0777,dir_mode=0777 //192.168.0.2/Katarzyna/040Buszkiewicz /...
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How to mount an entire shared server? (and not each shared folder separately)

I have a router serving its USB attached drive through SMB. From a Windows machine, I can mount the root folder of the shared folder. On Ubuntu, following various guides, I am able to mount the sub-...
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What is folder (null).1001.1001?

(null).1001.1001 What is this folder? Where does it come from? drwxrwxrwx 49 appusr appusr 4096 Jan 7 21:52 (null).1001.1001 Why am I asking? Well ... On an Ubuntu box, I have a ...
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autofs not working after update to Ubuntu 15.10

I use autofs to mount the drives of our server (cifs), which worked fine in the past. After updating Ubuntu from 15.04 (Vivid) to 15.10 (Wily), these mountpoints regularly hangup. ls /mnt/serverdrive/{...
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Mount SMB share with gvfs from command line

There are many ways to mount an SMB share in Ubuntu. For example: as root, you can use mount.cifs: mount -t cifs -o user=username //servername/sharename/ /mnt you can use smbnetfs as described ...
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Can't see files on a Windows share

I have a Windows Server 2012 machine on which I have a folder that is shared. The folder has been given Everyone/Full Control NTFS permissions. The only file in that folder has been given Everyone/...
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all access to /mnt/ hangs ubuntu after a period

Filesharing in Linux is probably not working! My two cifs shares seems to work for a while, but when coming back the other day and access the mounts or just type in ls /mnt/ hangs the terminal or ...
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15.10 Can't open files and folders located on CIFS server with UTF8 charset in file name.

I have permanently mounted NAS shares on my fstab. It looks like: //MYBOOKWORLD/Public /media/MyBook cifs guest,rw,uid=1000,iocharset=utf8,file_mode=0777,dir_mode=0777 0 0 It works fine ...
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Mount cifs of shared windows folder problem

I've some issues with a windows share on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. Installed cifsutils`: sudo apt-get install cifs-utils Created mountpoint sudo mkdir /mnt/temp Trying to mount a shared folder sudo ...
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smbclient shows me my share, smbnetfs will not

I have a Windows7 share that I want to mount in my home directory ( I'm using xubuntu 14.04.3 which has the thundar file manager ). I can use smbclient to see ( ls ) the share and files I wish to ...
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How to mount a sambashare with autofs and cifs

I'm trying to automount a sambashare as CIFS, as documented here: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Autofs#CIFS This seems so simple, I'm running out of things to google. It's probably something very ...
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Error mount samba share

I'm trying to mount a samba folder, run the command: mount -t cifs 192.168.1.10/srv/smb/Publico /home/douglas/samba But it is returning the error: mount.cifs: bad UNC (192.168.1.10:/srv/smb/...
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Ubuntu 15.10: CIFS not mounting on bootup

I'm trying to mount an IOmega NAS drive through fstab, but it doesn't mount on boot. All devices are on the same 192.168.1.x network. After running dmesg, what I get is: [ 1.916474] CIFS VFS: ...
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mounting cifs windows share from HP scanner prompts for password when it shouldn't?

I have an HP Officejet 6500 printer/scanner. I can access the scanner memory card just fine from windows. Here's what I have set up in Ubuntu 14.04 fstab: //192.168.1.101/memory_card /scanner cifs ...
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CIFS FSTAB won't start at boot and mount -a doesn't work as expected

I am having a odd issues my CIFS drive. It won't mount at boot and also when the system has booted, I have tried again with mount -a but no success. It will however mount with the mount -t command and ...
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How to permanently set /proc/fs/cifs/SecurityFlags

I have edited /proc/fs/cifs/SecurityFlags to allow my cifs mounts to mount correctly. (I had to use value 0x81). To edit SecurityFlags I type 'modprobe cifs' which then lets me see the /proc/fs/cifs ...
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CIFS and Samba drive mount nightmare

I've been raking my brains on how to mount a cifs share trying pretty much everything. It should work, but it doesn't!! I've tried this mount -t cifs //server-name/share-name /mnt/cifs -o username=...
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Mount SMB/CIFS in Ubuntu from Openmediavault

I try to mount smb/cifs share into Ubuntu 15.04.the mount string is like //192.168.10.27/AM /mnt/windowsshare cifs hard,noperm,nouid,credentials=/home/snofla/.smbcredentials,iocharset=utf8,,file_mode=...