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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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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 ...
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CIFS mounts and Kerberos - permissions on access or best practice

Currently our Ubuntu-Clients connect to cifs shares during system boot via /etc/fstab. This has the following disadvantages: Passwords are written in plain text as mount option The password should ...
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Ubuntu not mounting SMB3 share

I have an Ubuntu server 16.04.4 VM that I want to mount a windows SMB share on. I tried all sorts of things and tons of googling but I keep getting the same error. I tired mounting it using sudo mount ...
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CIFS VFS: Free previous auth_key.response?

After rebuilding my Xubuntu 16.04.4 system I entered this command to see if there are any errors: sudo journalctl -p 3 -xb I keep seeing multiple entries for this: CIFS VFS: Free previous auth_key....
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How to identify an existing NFS or CIFS mount, is a hard or soft mount?

I've two NFS shares mounted on the OS & I also have one CIFS share. none of the above mounts in fstab file have soft or hard explicitly mentioned in their respective mount options. So how can I ...
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How to specify a password when mounting a smb share with gio?

I'm working on a software that needs to mount a smb/cifs share automatically. The catch is that the share must be mounted using the user's login and password, and, AFAIK and for reasons completly ...
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Can't move files on cifs mount with 'mv'

Unfortunately I can't move any files within my mounted Windows Server 2016 SMB share. Working: Creating files/directories Delete files/directories Read files/directories Write to files/directories ...
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Can't mount a samba share on a debian client

I think I did everything I need, I instaled cifs-utils en the server and the client, plus smbclient on the client. I also share the folder like this: enter image description here I restarted the ...
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How to get inodes info with df -i on cifs

I'm trying to get info on with -i flag for df command and it is not working for some reason, showing zeroes for cifs network shared folders, although df without -i flag works just great. What am I ...
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what do the parameters uid and gid with /etc/fstab do?

I'm mounting directories. I wrote the needed lines to /etc/fstab.I'm using cifs protocoll. I wonder what the parameters uid and gid do, since they're similar for any user. (So this can't be any user ...
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Windows Share: gvfs mounts it correctly, mount.cifs not

I've since some days a strange problem with Ubuntu 14.04LTS trusty and a Windows Share.. It could be mounted correctly until some days ago: With gvfs my share is mounted correctly: gvfs-mount smb://[...
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Connecting to CIFS Error 115

I'm trying to connect to a data share via the VPN of my university. I have contacted support and set the following: In my /et/fstab: //serverlocatoin/share /mnt/Ldrive cifs credentials=/home/laurens/...
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Automount cifs that gracefully handles a non responding server

There are lots of pages that show how to configure the system to automatically mount a network share accessed by CIFS (fstab, autofs, systemd.mount, probably even more). But they fail (at least my ...
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Permission denied on cifs mount of Win2008R2 folder in Ubuntu 16.04

Hi there Ubuntu experts! I have troubles mounting a Windows 2008R2 Enterprise shared location in a Ubuntu VERSION="16.04.3 LTS (Xenial Xerus)" Here is my error: root@myserver:~# mount -t cifs -v -o ...
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CIFS mount slow on Ubuntu 17.10

I'm struggling with a weird issue when mounting using CIFS: "Downloading" from the mounted (cifs) server works fine at around 1000mbps "Uploading" to the mounted (cifs) server works slow at around ...
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Mount cifs automatically without password as readable text? [duplicate]

Is it possible to bind a cifs share at startup without the password as plain text? Like for example with the WPA password?
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fstab doesn't mount CIFS but mount -a after logging in works

This is my fstab: UUID=64383220-a185-4473-b3ab-ef1612d4d94c / ext4 defaults,noatime,nodiratime,commit=600,errors=remount-ro 0 1 tmpfs /tmp tmpfs defaults,nosuid 0 0 /var/swap none swap sw 0 0 //...
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CIFS mount in FSTAB does not work after update

A few hours ago i made a full update via the software-center. The mounted shares allready worked fine, but after updating i just get this error message: mount error(22): Invalid argument Refer to the ...
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cifs changed behaviour

I have now for several months mounted my Network share with a line in the fstab . The line used was as follows: //192.168.1.1/usb1 /home/mr87/readyshare cifs ,guest,uid=0,gid=0,rw,auto,file_mode=...