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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Connect to invisible SMB Server by bash script

I want to run a bash script like: #!/bin/bash read -p "username : " user_var read -sp "password : " pass_var echo printf "//abcde.fghi.de/jklmn /media/localfolder cifs domain=domainname username=$...
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Strange behavior with pam_mount

i have a strange behavior with pam_mount on an Ubuntu 20.04 (firsch installed). The client authenticates to an ADS (UCS server 4.4) with Kerberos. The client has joined the domain and I can login with ...
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Mount using DFS share ubuntu mount error(2): No such file or directory

I am trying to mount my share on Ubuntu 20 using the DFS share name not but it gives mount error(2): No such file or directory error. If I tried using IP it works well. This is what I am trying: ...
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How do I make browsing a Windows network work on Xubuntu?

I just installed Xubuntu 19.10. I like Linux and most things work great, but I can never get Windows networking to work. When I open the File Manager it has a Browse Network page listed under NETWORK....
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mount a CIFS share with full RW access

This is the first time I'm trying this. I would like to mount a sheared windows network drive on my linux server. following command is doing the job but it is just the read access : mount -t cifs -o ...
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debmirror fails creating temp directory

I have been using debmirror to create an ubuntu mirror with just bionic and focal on it. I have it set up to put the mirror on a network drive mounted as a cifs share. On the first run, it runs fine, ...
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Cannot get/set cifs file attributes

On Ubuntu 18.04.4 LTS, I have an SMB share mounted: # grep Keith /proc/mounts //192.168.1.10/homes/Keith /share/Keith cifs rw,relatime,vers=default,cache=strict,username=backup,domain=,uid=0,...
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Mounting using DFS gives mount error(22): Invalid argument

I am trying to mount my server using the below command but I get this error mount error(22): Invalid argument I am not sure why? I upgraded the kernel to 4.15.0-96-generic sudo mount -v -t cifs -o ...
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Mounting a WD Livebook share on raspberry Pi using fstab

I have managed to successfully mount a WD Livebook share (called tv with Public access) using the following command: sudo mount -t cifs -o credentials=/smb-credentials,dir_mode=0777,file_mode=0777,rw,...
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Ubuntu 18.04 and cifs/smb shares missing in file>open dialog boxes

I've been using ubuntu since 8.04 but have only recently been working with 18.04. I usually stay one LTS behind. I installed handbrake and gigolo. I have bookmarks in my file browser sidebar and can ...
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Problem mounting 2 network shared folder folders

I am using a freeNAS with SMB shares and as long as i only mount one of my kids folders its fine in fstab but the minute i mount both it wont mount the other. my lines is fstab are this Mount Conor's ...
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Miltiple user in .smbpassword

Is it possible to put more users in the .smbpasswd file? I have never found such an example anywhere. Something like: username=user1 password=pass1 username=user2 password=pass2
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Successfully set up Samba share with Ubuntu 19.10 but cannot access with some old devices

I have created a Samba share with Ubuntu 19.10 the most easy way: In the files browser, right-click on the folder I want to share, select "Local network share", then at first time a prompt will ask to ...
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Remount CIFS on network reconnect

I have a CIFS network share mounted on /etc/fstab at boot on a laptop connected to the wireless network. My fstab looks like this: //192.168.0.100/MyShare /mnt/MyShare cifs username=<username&...
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Gnome shell hangs if network disconnect with cifs mount on

I'm using ubuntu 18.04 and I need to check some logs from windows shares. I mount these shares with this command: sudo mount -v -t cifs -o username=me,password=pass //network-adr/logs ~/mylocaldir/...
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Stale smb cifs mount file for no reason

So I have an Apache 2 Ubuntu Server 18.04.3 LTS which has been working fine and now for no reason that I know the SMB share mount has stopped working. My /etc/fstab file is: //**.*.*.***/********* /...
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Mounting Windows AD share on active directry joined Ubuntu 19.10

Can anyone please advise the best way to permanently mount the Windows share on an AD connected Ubuntu. As the user is logging onto Ubuntu with his/her Active directory account that has access to the ...
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mount.cifs fails with mount error(2): No such file or directory - Ubuntu 18.04 and Netapp CIFS

I am setting up a new Nextcloud v17 server on a new install of Ubuntu 18.04. I am attempting to connect an external storage (CIFs share residing on a NetApp 7-mode filer) to Nextcloud. That was ...
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cifs mount is not working

I am a bit familiar with linux but I got stucking trying to mount a remote share via CIFS mount. The remote server is a Zyxel NAS326 and its shares are working under Windows. Under Ubuntu the mount ...
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mount error(115): Operation now in progress. Refer to the mount.cifs(8) manual page (e.g. man mount.cifs)

I am following the steps listed here to try to get my WD Passport Wireless Pro 3TB HDD to work with Lubuntu 18.04: http://tutodir.com/how-to-mount-wd-my-passport-wireless-pro-on-ubuntu/ I run into ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 vs 18.04 regarding CIFS

In Ubuntu 16.04 I was able to mount using fstab my network attached storage buffalo. The general configuration was that I had several symbolic links to locations on the NAS. This way when away from ...
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Sharing error: mount error(2): No such file or directory Refer to the mount.cifs(8) manual page (e.g. man mount.cifs)

I need to share some folder via typical adsl home modem by this instruction: so i tried this codes : so@so-notebook:~$ sudo aptitude install cifs-utils -y The following NEW packages will be ...
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mknod on cifs samba : operation not permitted when pulling with docker

I have a smb share mounted in my linux box using cifs that seems to work. It is able to pull gcc:8 docker image and download, verify and pull all layers of the image (I verified this to a pull of the ...
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mount failing on /etc/NetworkManager/dispatcher.d/

I have a script that tries to mount a cifs share when the VPN is connected (after I've already logged in to the desktop - so kerberos ticket is issued). It's in : /etc/NetworkManager/dispatcher.d/ #!/...
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Question about cifs, fstab and automount

I am relatively new to Linux/Ubuntu. I have looked high and low on this one and the closest articles I found are: Fstab mount smbfs share for user noauto asking for password via GUI Here is what I ...
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How do I change the owner of a mountpoint for CIFS network share?

I mounted a cifs-network-share via systemd-mount-unit to a folder in /mnt/test3. I can read the content as "user1", but not write. To the share itself via smb in Nautilus everything works fine. If I ...
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Mount.cifs with krb5 fails while smbclient with same krb5-ticket works

We need to generate impersonated krb5-tickets (TGS) by using the S4U2Proxy extension. The tickets are built successfully and we can use them e.g. with smbclient without any problems. But in fact, we ...
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mount -t cifs shows no errors at all, but does not end up mounting the network share

This is the command I used: sudo mount -t cifs //10.8.0.9/KeyA /media/KeyA/ -o username=,password= When executing this command, the command suspiciously takes only a little amount of time (used to ...
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Automount MacOs 10.14 volume on Kubuntu 19.10

Looking to automount a MacOs 10.14 volume on Kubuntu 19.10. SMB works but runs at half the speed of cifs. The command that works in the terminal is: sudo mount -t cifs //001.001.01.1/DIR /media/...
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mount specific entry in fstab

I have a script that creates an fstab entry. However I want to test it before rebooting. It is in cifs format and works on reboot but I cannot test it with the mount command. I have tried; sudo ...
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How can I remove/unmount missing windows shared mounts?

I have mounted one of my office windows shares using mount.cifs //serverip/shareddir ~/winpcdir -o username=username,password=password,dom=WORKGROUP and now I cant umount my windows share mount when I'...
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mount cifs gives error(95)

We have a build system on OSX where we mount a remote volume using: mount -t smbfs //userid:pwd@srver02/TestDataFiles /Users/Shared/test We are setting up an Ubuntu 18.04.3 LTS system where we ...
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Windows SMB shares no longer accessible in Ubuntu 19.04

Upon returning from a recent trip, my Ubuntu 19.04 autofs no longer mounts the cifs Windows 10 shares. When I click the Windows 10 machine in Nautilus under Other Locations, I get the error, Unable to ...
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active directory cifs automount ubuntu settings reverted

I have upgraded from ubuntu 16 to an ubuntu 18 desktop version (installed the OS from scratch). The machine is a domain member. The domain controller is a Windows 2008R2 operating system. The users ...
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How to remove Windows-Network from Nautilus

I am running 19.04 on machine with no other OS. Two things happened recently which seem to be interelated: 1) I was having problems with cups constantly adding a printer which couldn't be used to the ...
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Samba share command line question

I'm running an Ubuntu server guest with Virtualbox connected via a host-only network to my host which is an ubuntu 19.04 desktop. I'm looking for a method to use samba shares to mount shared folders ...
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mounting cifs reports “No such file of directory” after kernel update to version 5

I'm running Ubuntu 18.04.3 LTS I use a network share hosted by our IT department on a windows server for some backups. I mount this share via fstab //server.ourdomian.com/md$/dir1/dir2/dir3 /mnt/...
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NFS or CIFS fstab

what is the command structure where I can mount either a NFS (prefer this) or a CIFS share to the ubuntu /etc/fstab where it will make it a read only in the ubuntu enviorment?
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CIFS share on fstab via krb5

I have followed; https://warlord0blog.wordpress.com/2018/03/27/access-dfs-shares-from-linux/ Through this I can mount the cifs share manually, however when I try to mount it in the fstab via kerberos;...
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Revoking all permissions from SMB shared folder for others

I have a Windows shared folder at a remote computer storage which is mounted in my Ubuntu 18.04 system by the following line in /etc/fstab: /xyz.xyz.xyz.xyz/folderName /media/data cifs uid=root,...
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find extremely slow on CIFS share

Entry in /proc/mounts: //OUR_ORG.file.core.windows.net/OUR_ORG /data/csv cifs rw,relatime,vers=3.0,sec=ntlmssp,cache=strict,username=OUR_ORG,domain=,uid=0,noforceuid,gid=0,noforcegid,addr=SOME_IP,...
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Mounting SMB share on Ubuntu 19.04

I am having difficulty in mounting a Seagate freeagent USB external drive in Ubuntu 19.04. The drive is attached to a HG635 router at 192.168.1.1. I'm able to view the shared directory using 'files' ...
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What causes loss of autofs CIFS share to hang Ubuntu 19.04?

On 19.04, I use autofs to automount windows shares. It works great until I shut down the windows machine. Doing so hangs my 19.04 machine. My nemo-desktop becomes unusable, and I cannot restart gnome. ...
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mount.cifs fails with mount error(2): No such file or directory

Mounting a samba share (from linux samba server) is not possible from shell on fresh kubuntu 19.04 installation root@client:~# mount -t cifs -o user=myuser //myserver/myshare /home/user/myserver/...
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Why do UID on server and client have to match when using cifs?

I connect from a linux client with one user (1000) to a server. The username is the same on both machines, but has a different UID. When I connect the files show up as owned by 1001 and not as USER ...
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How to mount a disk using cifs

I am trying to mount a remote shared drive using cifs with the following command sudo mount -t cifts -o user=username,pass=password,dom=domainname \\locationOfSharedDrive ~\mountLocation While the ...
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Unable to access to mounted shared drive

Previously, I was able to mount shared drive using the following command sudo mount -t cifs -o user=username,pass=passwd,dom=domain //location_shared_drive/ ~/Destination/ Now, while I am able to ...
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Issues Mounting CIFS Share using systemd

I'm having trouble getting a CIFS share to properly mount at boot using a systemd .mount file. [Unit] Description=Mount CIFS movies folder Requires=network-online.target After=network-online.service ...
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Mounting CIFS share @ boot

I'm trying to mount my shares at boot but i can't seem to figure out why it's not working, either in Ubuntu or Docker. pastebin of my versions: https://pastebin.com/jBkEyjLQ I have a few shares in ...
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Can't mount samba drive

I have a shared HDD connected to my Asus router. I can't access the ftp in nautilus by ftp://192.168.1.1/My_DRIVE The problem come when I want to mount the drive at boot. This goes to /etc/fstab //...

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