Questions tagged [samba]

Samba is the standard Windows interoperability suite of programs for Ubuntu and is also the default file server for Ubuntu.

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android device can't connect to ubuntu 18.04 samba server

When I've setup, I tried to connect to the samba server On the same machine, and it was able to connect. But when I used File managers/Vlc to connect, it doesn't seem to find the server. I've enabled ...
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CIFS errors for local user on domain joined ubuntu

I have a domain joined ubuntu system. I sometimes Have to log in to the local administrator account. When I do this, I keep getting these messages in journalctl May 11 11:21:09 server.domain.com ...
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no route to host when mounting CIFS share

We have two ubuntu machines running docker + kubernetes and they need to access a windows share. The first one is setup in /etc/fstab : //dfs/Archive01 /mnt/dfs cifs rw,cred=/etc/cifspasswd,forceuid,...
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I can't set up a samba share

I've been trying to set up a samba share on my local network for 3 days now and I keep running in to the same problem. I'm sure it's something simple but I can't figure it out. When I try to access it ...
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How to set up pam_mount?

I am trying to automount SMB shares from a Synology NAS on a client running Ubuntu Studio 18.04 (yes I know it is out of date and plan to upgrade to 20.04.2 soon). I have tried using autofs, but have ...
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Samba Share on Pi – Windows & Linux can write but not applications (Sublime, Codeblocks)

Context (irrelevant): I was looking around the net and stack for this particular issue but couldn't find an answer. Some answers even suggested enabling guest_ok which is in my honest opinion a ...
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unmet dependency problem while upgrading Ubuntu

I'm trying to upgrade my Ubuntu version 20.04.2 LTS to 20.10 so that I could finally upgrade it to 21.04 (Hirsute Hippo) Once I run the upgrade command, I get this unmet dependency error: $ sudo apt-...
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Trying to share an NTFS area on Desktop - it works on Server!

I'm trying various options to set up an existing Windows computer as a file server using Ubuntu. I created a couple of partitions on the disk and installed Ubuntu Server into one and Desktop into the ...
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Connecting to password protected samba on Dolphin errors, `Connection to host 192.168.11.1 is broken.`

I am trying to connect to a samba. Apparently I was given a username and password, and that according to tutorials, that if I merely place this in, I should be prompted with a username and password ...
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Access a hard drive USB-connected to a router: Failed to Mount Windows Share

I've connected a hard drive to a router - via USB cable - to enable LAN file sharing. So far it is possible to access from an android device. The device is also detected on Ubuntu, but it's not ...
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Is it possible to allow users that are not real user in a Ubuntu distro that runs the SAMBA server to access its shared-folders?

According to Samba/SambaServerGuide-->File Sharing (Basics): NOTE: the username used here should be a real user setup on your PC/Server. What if I don't have these user names created on the ...
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How do i add a group to my samba server? (permission error)

Sorry for bad bad english. I have problem with acessing samba shared folders trought windows 10. I got permission error (with the root user too). I created a test director in /media/teszt. I set it ...
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How to enable Nautilus in Ubuntu 18.04 to share a folder?

To share a folder in Nautilus, I have first installed samba via sudo apt install samba Next, I had also used synaptic to install nautilus-share (a Nautilus extension to share folder using Samba). ...
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Samba - On share is accessible, the other with same settings is not

I have two samba shares. One is accessible, the other is not. What could be the issue? Here is the config: The smb.conf [patrick] path = /media/network_data/patrick valid users = patrick browsable =...
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Samba password problem between Mac and Ubuntu

I have a new Apple Macintosh laptop and I am trying to use Samba to send files back and forth from my Ubuntu Mate laptop and vice versa. I am not familiar with Samba or with modern Macs. I am pretty ...
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Store windows files on ubuntu

A small accounting firm (70-80 people) needs to store different files (.pdf, .xlsx, .doc, etc) in a single point and access it via the internet (everything would be hosted at home on a dedicated ...
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Simple way to connect Ubuntu Mate to Mac?

I have a new Apple Macintosh computer and I am trying to find a way to send files back and forth from my Ubuntu Mate laptop. I have no Windows machines in my network. I don't know much about modern ...
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Unable to see USB attached drive in Samba

1TB USB Drive formatted to exfat, Ubuntu server 20.04.2 LTS. Shared with Samba, device added to fstab with "/dev/sda1 /srv/samba/share exfat auto noatime 0 0" but drive not appearing in the ...
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How Can I Set Up A Desktop Shared folder that's only accessible to me on Ubuntu 20.04?

I have used the UI to create a file share called (imaginatively) 'Shared' and initially tried to set it up so only my account would have access. When I try to connect to the share via Nautilus on my ...
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difficulty starting samba on ubuntu

I'm having difficulty starting samba on ubuntu How can I see what ports are open on my machine? root@ubuntu-s-1vcpu-1gb-intel-nyc1-01:~# sudo netstat -ntlp | grep LISTEN tcp 0 0 127.0.0.53:...
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Is Samba read/write rate performance on Ubuntu 20.04 capped at around 11MB/s?

I've noticed that no matter what I do, I can only get read/write performance of around 11MB/s with my Ubuntu 20.04 file server running Samba Version 4.11.6-Ubuntu using Ubuntu, MacOS 10.15, Windows 10 ...
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Samba crashes during multiple file transfer; need to restart samba to resume transfer. Win10 - Ubuntu 20.04.2 - Samba 4.11.6

Fresh install of Ubuntu 20.04.2 LTS + Samba 4.11.6 on an old HP PROLIANT MICROSERVER G1610T GEN8 which had run flawlessly for 6 years on Ubuntu 15.xx. This w.e. I tried to upgrade to Ubuntu 20.xx but ...
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can not access USB shared drive from Ubuntu to Ubuntu 20.04

I need help with the following problem: I can not access a shared external USB drive from one Ubuntu machine to another Ubuntu machine. Machine 1 = Raspberry Pi 4 with Ubuntu 20.04 (new installation) ...
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After uninstalling Samba, can no longer access Windows network

Ubuntu 20.04; local network with one Windows 7 and one Windows 8 machine, on a workgroup I recently did a fresh install of Ubuntu 20.04. At first I was able to see the Windows network and access the ...
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Unable to use Samba with SMBv2 or 3

Is there a way to make Linux shares appear in Networks (Win10-Home and Prof) other than using SMBv1 ? I am running 20.04 with Samba 4.11.6 and I am unable to reach my Linux shares from Windows 10 via ...
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BackupPC: SMB share backup does not back up OneDrive folders inside the SMB share

Pretty new to Ubuntu as I built a small server/NAS to back up my photos to. I am running Ubuntu 20.04 LTS on the server and created a 3 disk Raid Z1 pool as my backup volume. I set up BackupPC to ...
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automount with autofs setup but not working

Again I am stuck with setting up auto-mounting with autofs. As i tried this a few times before I stayed with mounting manually when I needed access but i am fedup mounting manually so, here I go again ...
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Ubuntu Samba copied files inaccessible

When i copy a file on ubuntu Samba file server, i can't open it from any client (windows) The file displays as a folder which is inaccessible. Newly created files or folders do not cause problems. ...
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Cannot change permissions for SMB share

I am having a permissions issue and looking for some guidance, I have installed sonarr which the sonarr user needs to be able to write to a SMB network share I have setup. I cannot seem to change the ...
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How to remove duplicate shared computer entries and the (File Sharing) suffix from Ubuntu 18.04 LTS shared computers?

Why are my network shares from Ubuntu 18.04 LTS computers listed twice and with a (File Sharing) suffix? How do I get networked computers to be listed just once and without the (File Sharing) suffix? ...
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Using a colon in Mounted Drive to reproduce Windows

I've got access to a Windows NTFS share that is typically mapped as "W:" on my work's network. I can access this drive from Windows like this: W:/MyFolder/MyCode.xyz I've got Ubuntu 20.+ ...
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Ubuntu 20.10 file browser can't connect to Samba 4 share

I am running Ubuntu 20.10 on Raspberry Pi 4. I am trying to get Ubuntu's file browser to connect some Samba share on FreeBSD 12.2. screenshot I am absolutely sure that the credentials are correct, ...
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Stale file handle for LUKS encrypted NSF and SAMBA fileshare

I'm at a loss on how to solve the following problem, having searched around a good bit. Context: I have a very small home network running an Ubuntu client 20.04, installed on a Dell XPS, and an Ubuntu ...
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Why does a new Samba share show up later, but not directly after creation?

My machine: Ubuntu 20.04 I created a share on my samba server. Pretty cut and dry. I can access the server from the backend via ssh, and navigate freely. However, if I try to reach it from my file ...
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Ubuntu 20.xx SAMBA problem

It's been a while since I used SAMBA to access network shares. It was working fine in 19.xx, but I think it may be broken in 20.04 and 20.10 (I'm using 20.10). I can't access the shares on my own ...
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Accessing smb file sharing via shared connection

I am using a shared connection on my laptop with ubuntu 20.04 to connect my machine installed with ubuntu server 18.04.5 to the internet via ethernet. I am running an smb server off of the machine, ...
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Setting up a hard drive share server

So basically, I've installed fresh ubuntu on a new disk and then I added two HDDs from my old Windows machines so I could access those files from the file server. I see all 5 parititions in ubuntu, ...
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Ubuntu mount SMB share. Authenticate using Windows Active Directory

So far I have been able to connect Windows, FreeNAS, and Ubuntu to the domain and everything is working. Configured on ubuntu using SSSD. Now the problem that I'm facing is that I can't find a way to ...
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New laptop install - Can't connect inward(Samba, etc)

I installed Ubunutu fresh on my Dell laptop. Everything seemed to install fine. However, I can't connect inward to it. It's connected to my network(via Wifi, the Ethernet jack is busted). Samba won't ...
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I want to fake a shared drive in ubuntu

I want to fake a shared drive in ubuntu as I do not have access to that shared path on the server(ex of shared path \\dev.test.local\directory1\directory2\directory3\myfile0).I have full access to the ...
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Can't access samba shares from one computer

I'm running into a problem connecting to my samba share from a single Linux computer. I am able to access the shares using other Linux and Windows computers, but this one won't work, either via autofs ...
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smbclient does not open terminal when connecting to Samba server

I set up a Samba server in an Ubuntu Docker container following these instructions from Ubuntu.com. I added a user with commands (as root): adduser sambauser smbpasswd -a sambauser mkdir /home/...
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Very long startup time on Ubuntu Server (network configuration)

I've been trying to sort out two problems that I suspect are interrelated. Recently, our network got reconfigured and afterward, I encountered a very long boot time due to network configuration ...
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Unable to write to Database file

I have set up a raspberry Pi 4 to use as a data server. It runs a Mosquito server with a Node-Red interface handling messages from various ESP32 modules feeding in data. Node-Red interfaces with a ...
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After updating to Ubuntu 20.04.2 LTS. Access 2016 tables stored on the server are behaving strangely

I have a microsoft access table backend stored on the server and 4 users on windows desktops logging into database with the tables being used as link tables. This has been running since 14.4 upgrade ...
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Does Samba 4.7.6 running on Ubuntu 18.04 support the storing of a Windows encrypted file or folder without losing encryption?

I have a single text file on my Windows 10 Desktop that I've encrypted using the Windows "Files->Properties->General->Advanced "Encrypt contents to secure data." When I try to ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 Nautilus samba settings

I am trying to access samba shares on my NAS with a Ubuntu client (20.04) via Nautilus. But Nautilus will only see the Samba shares when I enable SMB1 on the server. Why is Nautilus on SMB1? I'd like ...
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mounting SMB share

i am having trouble mounting an SMB share with "gio mount" (which translates to GUI mount from Nautilus). Command: smbclient //IP/MountName" works but, command: gio mount smb://IP/...
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How to remove windows network from network drive

My friend tried samba sharing from my system without letting me know. Now i want to remove this window network from here. Also it searches for network locations. Please help i am new to Linux
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Admin user cannot access ONE folder in a samba share

I am running Ubuntu 20.04.2, an up until today my samba file server was running great. Today However I cant access my main folder. (I am connecting through a windows 10 PC) It says: Windows cannot ...

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