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I decided I wanted a solution to wake my media server automatically when accessed that wasn't dependent on dd-wrt. I have a raspberry pi so I used it because it is low power and I don't mind keeping it on all the time, of course it could be run from any linux machine. The final solution I found for myself was writing a little bash script. The ...


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Per default samba active directory and domain controller service will be started in addition to smbd and nmbd. For a standalone server this is not neccesary. Just set the service to manual startup to get rid of the [fail] message with the following statement as root: echo manual | tee /etc/init/samba-ad-dc.override


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I have the same problem with a ONTAP share. I think it is related to this bug: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/linux/+bug/1372482 Using fuse with the kernel 3.13.0-36 works OK. Using fuse or mount.cifs with kernel 3.13.0-35 works OK. So it seems is a 3.13.0-36 kernel problem with cifs-utils. I have tried kernel 3.13.0-37.44 from the Canonical ...


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I assume we are dealing with usershares. Those are stored in /var/lib/samba/usershare. You can use the command net to manage them, ie: net usershare add (name) (path) net usershare delete (name) net usershare list


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You may need to install nautilus-share package. Install it using sudo apt-get install nautilus-share.


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To make sure your drives/partitions are mounted properly create a new folder in your ~/media directory like this: sudo mkdir /media/windowsshare or sudo mkdir /media/servername/myshare and input your password when prompted. Next you can visit Ubuntu Guide for Network Shares and follow the instructions present in there. You can use ...


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Try using valid users = valleysecurity,admin,technicalsupport instead of username = valleysecurity,admin,technicalsupport and be sure that users/passwords have been created on the "server". I have machines running configured similar to your "Server side" smb.conf except by users field. Hope that helps.



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