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Questions tagged [cifs]

Questions regarding Common Internet File System. CIFS is a protocol that defines a standard for remote file access, allowing for cross-platform file sharing.

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Mounting CIFS in Ubuntu 18.04 its read-only unlike in Ubuntu 16.04

This command executed as root, used to mount a writable samba folder in Ubuntu 16.04 : mount -t cifs -o guest //server/folder /home/user/somefolder Now in Ubuntu 18.04, the same command makes the ...
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Ubuntu map CIFS / SMB share using active domain credentials without password file

Is there a way in Ubuntu 18.04 to map an SMB share when the users login without using a password file? The boxes I have are members of a Windows Active Directory domain and the users will use their ...
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Mount Windows share as guest from command line [duplicate]

So I'm at a friend and hooked up my external EXT4 HDD to his router and it recognises it and he can connect his entire family to it and everything works fine. However, on my Ubuntu machine I can: ...
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Gnome with cifs net home directory

We want to set up Ubuntu 18.04 boxes with windows shares as the users home directories. The homes are mounted correctly via pam_mount (mount.cifs) but the users are not able to change gnome settings e....
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CIFS not auto mounting after reboot

I have a 16.04 server that uses a cifs mount. The share is confiugred in fstab. However, it dosen't automatically mount after a restart. To mount, I have to sudo su and the mount -a as the root ...
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bad usage on attempting to mount

I don't understand the bad usage that is happening here. I am trying to mount a samba share (NAS) and I get mount: bad usage. I was under the impression mount is used: mount <options> <...
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Which reasons can break a mountpoint in mp3fs?

I use mp3fs on a samba share (openmediavault). When I copy from that mp3fs mountpoint on the share (via terminal or via file manager) usually the process fails at some point thereby crashing the mount ...
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Ubuntu Server 18.04.01 LTS CIFS Mount failing

Having issues getting my persistent network shares to mount in Ubuntu, here is what ive added to /etc/fstab //192.168.2.10/AlphaData_GlobalShare /media/AlphaData cifs credentials=/root/....
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How do a mount a NAS (WD, MyBookLive) so i can add media to a plex server?

How do i add/mount my exsisting NAS drive (WD,MybookLive) so that i can add the folder to my plex server? As i understand it (and this is day1 of me using Linix) i have to add a line in fstab to ...
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CIFS automount works on ubuntu 12 but not ubuntu 16

I'm trying to migrate a server from ubuntu 12 to ubuntu 16 and there is an automount being used to connect to a SLES 11 ftp server. I copied the configs from the u12 server to the u16. Packages: ...
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EXTREME long ping times

My config is gigabit ethernet adapter <> gigabit switch <> Synology NAS under 18.04 While pinging my DS218+ NAS with native IP, I am getting an unbelievable 200-300ms, average > 230 ms with ...
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Ubuntu18.04 smb using SMB3 force user does not work (all files owned by root instead of forced user) works with vers=1.0

I have just upgraded from ubuntu16.04 to 18.04.1 Previously I had some CIFS/SMB shares auto-mounted using autofs and one of the shares is configured on the smb server to force the user and group to "...
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Copy to CIFS share locks machine - any clues from kernel stack trace?

I've got an XPS13 (9343) running Ubuntu 18.04 with gnome shell. I mount two CIFS network shares (which reside on a Debian server) and recently I have been running into problems with the system ...
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Samba shares read only after switch from Debian to Ubuntu

I've bought a new computer and thats why I switched to Ubuntu. Debian and new hardware don't mix... I have some smb shares that I've put in my fstab. //192.168.0.2/foo /media/foo cifs ...
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Cannot mount read only Kubuntu 18.04.1

I am trying to mount my network share at startup. This is what i have in fstab: [source] /media/MyDrive cifs username="ID",password="Passwd",uid=1000,gid=1000,sec=ntlmssp,vers=1.0 0 0 and ...
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using fstab to mount network drive with cifs

I'm trying to set up samba on an ubuntu server, and create automatic backups on my ubuntu desktop, both 18.04, but I can't seem to configure fstab properly. I have ownership of both the server's ...
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Cifs Utils mount

I manage a room with Ubuntu equipment; they are all in the active directory. I have a server that works as a mount point, each user creates a folder on my server and saves all its files; but ...
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CIFS mount error (fstab) at boot since networking doesn't seem to be up

On a newish 18.04 system, I added a few SMB mounts to my fstab and verified they do mount, interactively. When my system boots, it complains about CIFS mount errors, then tells me I am in emergency ...
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LibreOffice 6.1 won't open files over cifs network share on Ubuntu?

I have some file stored on a Network share which I have mounted as as a drive on my ubuntu desktop. In LibreOffice 6.0, it would open the files, but keep me in read-only (pretty sure due to a network ...
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mount does not work after migration to 18.04

after migrating to xubuntu 18.04 CIFS mounting of my synology folders does not work. Similar problem occurs with 2 desktops on our local network. synology samba version is 4.4.9. Linux Xubuntu ...
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Allow user to enter username before mounting shared drive

I have a mount drive which I usually mount using sudo cifs -o "username=myshareddrive_username,uid=$(id -u),gid=$(id -g)" //server-address/folder /mount/path/on/ubuntu Now, I have some linux ...
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Strange rsync behaviour I don't understand throught SMB/CIFS

When I mount a share CIFS share on my machine I can see the content in /run/user/<user ID>/gvfs. That may be because I use a Mate flavour of ubuntu. In that case I cannot do: rsync -av path/* ...
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Mount cifs share with different machine users

I have a ubuntu machine which has different users on it. I wonder if there is a way so I multiple users can login to the same cifs server share using their different ubuntu credentials and different ...
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When using libpam-mount to redirect home folder to NetApp CIFS share, Unity crashes

To start, I am very new to Linux and Ubuntu I want to move users home directories to a NetApp CIFS Share using Ubuntu 16.04 so users are able to roam between different machines and still access all ...
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How does one mount UNC root? (SMB / CIFS)

I'm in a situation where I need to mount the UNC root, i.e. "\" or "smb://". I can open up nautilus and go to "smb://" but I need to actually do things with that, such as: readdir, mkdir, unlink, ...
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Can I mount a drive with different system credentials?

I have a frontend webserver (Master) that I connect to and it connects to a big file server (Blaster) that is mounted on it (mnt/BFFS). Right now, I connect to Blaster on my own system using my system ...
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using cifs and cannot paste to folder or change ownership

I have been using the following to access files on a another PC on my desk and it has been working just fine for more than a year. I did an Update and Upgrade today and now I cannot Paste into the ...
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Auto-mounting several Windows shared-folders doesn't …always… work

I've got a problem with network shared-folders configuration in fstab : I'm on Ubuntu 18.04. I've modified my /etc/fstab, adding these lines : //192.168.x.x/Common_space /media/common_space cifs ...
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NFS vs CIFS show two different sizes of used space [closed]

EDIT: I have filed a bug against this one at https://bugzilla.samba.org/show_bug.cgi?id=13570 I have been using a CIFS mount for a while, but recently I have setup a NFS mount for testing. When I ...
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Cannot mount samba network share

I recently switched to a new computer at work and since then I am not able to mount my personal network share via cifs. I checked twice with my old computer about the command and even the exact ...
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cifs - file managers upload slower than rsync

I'm mounting folders from my NAS on my computer (Ubuntu 18.04) with cifs. Copying an 8 GB file... Upload (local -> mounted) Nautilus/Nemo -> 6 MB/s rsync -> 50-60 MB/s Download performance is also ...
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cifs mount error 61

I've been attempting to mount my dfs drive to ubuntu for some time and I keep getting an error. I can access the mount and folder through smb client but when I attempt to mount through fstab I get an ...
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How can I ensure laptop mounts shares on boot if connected to WiFi?

I have several folders on my NAS set to automount on my Xubuntu laptop at boot, using a saved credentials file. Each one has an fstab entry that looks like this: # NAS home //192.168.1.111/Home/ /...
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Thunar not browsing local network

Client: OS: Ubuntu 18.04 Host: OS: Windows 7 Hostname: WINDOWS-BOX When I select Browse Network in Thunar, I only see UBUNTU-BOX and an empty Windows Network folder. If I enter smb://WINDOWS-BOX/...
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How does a samba/cifs recycle bin work within PCmanFM?

By using vfs object = recycle I can create a trash bin for a samba share (or more globally, for each samba share). However, when using PCmanFM as file manager in Lubuntu 18.04 this seems not to work: ...
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Ubuntu server 18.04 LTS getting CIFS VFS: Free previous auth_key.response =

I recently set up Ubuntu server 18.04 LTS on an old laptop to use as a Plex Media server, and wanted to connect it to my existing media share on my QNAP NAS. I set this up using CIFS, and it seems to ...
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CIFS mount - fstab versus manual - loss of writing privileges

I have a samba shares drive that is mounted at boot that works as I intend. Here is the fstab file: //192.168.1.2/ext4tb /mnt/ext4tb cifs ,credentials=/home/frepie/.smbcredentials,iocharset=utf8,vers=...
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Cifs does not mount network device at boot

I have the following instruction written in /etc/fstab used to mount a samba shared NAS at boot of my Ubuntu server //192.168.100.104/creativelab /home/pec/CreativeLab cifs credentials=/home/pec/....
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Mounting CIFS Share per User using AutoFS

Each user should be able to access a cifs group share using his own credentials when navigation to a specific folder ~/groupdrive inside his home folder. The credentials are stored in a ~/....
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Can not connect to SMB after upgrading from 17.10 to 18.04 LTS

I have 3 locations in file managers previously in 17.10. After upgrading to 18.04, they are not working anymore, error: Unhandled error message: Failed to mount Windows share: Connection timed out ...
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rdiff-backup to remote NTFS drive fails

I have a NTFS drive hooked up to a Wifi router. I can mount that NTFS drive with sudo mount -t cifs //192.168.1.1/ShareDisk /mnt/ntfs -o vers=1.0 So far, so good. Backups with duplicity work ...
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Map network server using cifs: manual mount works, fstab fails

Been trying to setup a permanent mount for my institutional network server from my work-ubuntu 16.04 (dual boot windows - ubuntu). This has worked before. I have followed the many fine tutorials on ...
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Cannot view or edit permissions of remote share

I have FreeNAS running CIFS shares, and it's all working fine. I configured the shares to be mounted at boot by editing /etc/fstab and that worked fine too. However, the permissions for the share are ...
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Can't copy large files to Windows share - Error closing file: Input/output error

Using Xubuntu 16.04.4 and I'm copying some large VM files to a Windows share. I get this error with any of the filemanagers I use: : Error closing file: Input/output error It seems to choke only on ...
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Why is mount.cifs not working in fstab any more after upgrading from 16.04 to 18.04?

My fstab for connecting to a local NAS was always //192.168.111.112/RAID /home/moi/share/OMV cifs noauto,users,username=USERNAME,passwd=PASSWORD After upgrading my system from Lubuntu 16.04 to 18.04 ...
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Permsissions error between Raspbian and Ubuntu using CIFS and Samba

I don't know what I'm doing wrong I have a client (Raspbian) that can access a share on my Samba server (Ubuntu). Other computers can access this folder, including Windows boxes, hence why I'm using ...
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How to disable CIFS Null Login sessions

I scanned my servers on vulnerabilities recently and some ubuntu servers have following issue: CIFS NULL Session Permitted Description: NULL sessions allow anonymous users to establish ...
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Trash applet doesn't show trash from a cifs mount in ubuntu 18.04 why?

Trash applet doesn't show trash from a cifs mount it creates the folder .Trash-1000, the files moved to trash are there but not showed at Trash applet, this happen only ubuntu 18.04, at ubuntu 17.10....
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Missing folders in windows network share mounted using samba

I'm a new ubuntu user and i'm having big trouble mounting a windows network share using samba and cifs. I installed cifs-utils then mounted using: mount -t cifs -o username=user,password=**** //...
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secure password when mounting the file server using .smbcredentials

does anyone know a method that I can secure my .smbcredentials when I auto-mount my file server or even prompt for password when it auto-mount the file server as soon as I log-in? also does the same ...