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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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How to access external samba server through the terminal in order to copy files from a different server via ssh

I have access to an external samba server through the GUI method outlined here: https://help.ubuntu.com/stable/ubuntu-help/nautilus-connect.html.en which has worked fine and I have access to all the ...
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Error mounting Windows shared folder in Ubuntu 18.04 [duplicate]

I'm trying to mount an existing Windows shared folder this way: sudo mount -t cifs //10.10.0.13/FicherosMarcajes /home/umarcadora/Escritorio/FicherosMarcajes/ -o username=UMARCADORA,password=...
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How to copy a file with systemd mount unit escape in name on cifs mount?

I'm writing a backup with rsync and a file with the systemd mount unit escape \x2d for - on a cifs (protocol version 3) (/mnt/diskstation/backup in this example) causes the following trouble: > ...
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GUI to BROWSE network without specifying remote servers [duplicate]

Its 2018, I'm using Kubuntu 18.1 cosmic, looking for a GUI to BROWSE network (CIFS) shares on other machines. I'm running a linux desktop machine, (not a server) and don't want to run, or install a ...
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Change permissions of windows mounted folder from linux

I mounted windows share to linux(rhel7) using mount -t cifs -o username=<share user>,password=<share password> //WIN_PC_IP/<share name> /mnt I successfully mounted it. From Linux ...
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“Mount error(13): Permission denied” What are the parse errors in my text?

Bonjour/hello, My /etc/fstab looks like this: # /etc/fstab: static file system information. # # Use 'blkid' to print the universally unique identifier for a # device; this may be used with UUID=...
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Unable to mount CIFS share using AutoFS and Kerberos

I can mount a CIFS share using mount directly from my terminal: sudo mount -t cifs -o multiuser,cruid=1395409773,vers=3.0,sec=krb5 //fileserver2.mba.ac.uk/Z\ Drive /mnt shows the following in /var/...
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How to mount Windows Share on Ubuntu

Currently having issues with mounting a drive to a windows share via my Ubuntu 16.04 machine. Thoughts? Sudo nano /etc/fstab //192.168.4.12/Share/Videos /media/Plex cifs defaults,noauto,nofail,...
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mount share cifs folder without sudo

I want to mount share folder. Curren command line: sudo mount -t cifs -o username=USERNAME,password=PASSWD Is it have some safe way (without permanent sudo and other). Any others utils? If this is ...
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Bad usage mount -t cifs

I want to mount a webfolder (NAS-storage) via the terminal. In the end I want to be able to open documents via 'Spyder3' (a python IDE) stored in the webfolder. The manual of the host gives this ...
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mount cifs problems on ubuntu 18.04

I have a two similar Ubuntu servers 18.04 (4.15.0-39-generic #42-Ubuntu SMP Tue Oct 23 15:48:01 UTC 2018 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux) and trying to mount windows files server share on it. On one ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 LTS : Mount CIFS On Boot

I am new to Ubuntu and just only started using it. So please be specific if you are able to help me with my issue. I am trying to automount my Netgear ReadyNAS shared drive which is using SMB1. I am ...
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SDDM fails when PAM_MOUNT is used

I have a new install of Kubuntu 18.04.1, with user authentication via sssd to the company's Microsoft Active Directory. Every user has a Samba share on //fileserver6/$USER and I want to mount it at ...
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FSTAB: CIFS mount works in terminal but not on reboot [duplicate]

I'm able to mount a file system using the mount command in the terminal, as well as by including it in /etc/fstab and running sudo man -a. Unfortunately it won't mount on reboot! Please help. /etc/...
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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 ...