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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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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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What is the difference in cifs.mount between (L)ubuntu 16.04 and 18.04?

Since upgrading I have issues with my samba share. Lubuntu will fail to copy files from a special filesystem called mp3fs that is mounted on the share and which is transfering FLAC (and others) to MP3 ...
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I'm trying to set up a Samba share, and I can see the share from Windows but can't access it

I am trying to set up a share from Ubuntu to Windows 10. I have followed this tutorial here. I don’t understand why that tutorial says to create the "home" section in smb.conf because it doesn’t do ...
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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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Is it possible to SAMBA share a specific folder on a different network without sharing the rest?

Sorry if the question header doesn't really make sense, kind of hard for me to explain in few words. Here is a hint of my network topology: WAN-->ISP router-->LAN1-->Ubuntu server acting as router, ...
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Samba on Lubuntu 18 LTS not working with Xubuntu 16 LTS?

Not sure if the Ubuntu versions are a problem but basically I had Xubuntu and Lubuntu, both 16.04LTS running a LAN connection and Samba was fine; then I upgraded one machine to Lubuntu 18.04 LTS and ...
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After 18.04.01 LTS server update samba returns unable to find suitable address message

So, at first Samba worked even after the update, Due to lack of GB on server side hard drive i changed the label of a drive. altered all i needed to relevant places and files. All worked, could acces ...
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How to add an AD group members to a local group

I already have the AD integration working via sssd where a user logging in is a member of one of two AD groups. They are able to ssh into the server and if it's their first login they're granted ...
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How can I fix samba service

I have Ubuntu (14.04) with samba service. Service not working now (and I don't know, why its broken). What can I do to fix this problem? IP-ssh works fine. ps waux | grep mbd contains zero lines (...
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Can mount SMB share using nautilus but not using smbclient

I can mount my SMB share using nautilus by simply adding the location smb://ip Here's what happens when I use smbclient on another computer: lz@air:/media$ smbclient -L //192.168.0.3 WARNING: The "...
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How to create multiple Samba instances on single server

Good day. Having trouble creating multiple samba shares on different ports. I have 2 virtual interfaces (say: eth0:0(10.10.0.1) and eth0:1(10.10.10.1)). I need a separate Samba instance running on ...
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Networking frustrations - 2 weeks of research with no answers

I have three computers on my network. 1 Windows 10 machine, 1 Mac OS machine and 1 Ubuntu machine. Windows machine: can see Mac, access Mac, read and write to Mac. Can see Ubuntu machine but trying ...
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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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samba connection timeout

I am trying to trouble-shoot why samba doesn't work (both server and client are ubuntu 16.04). check the status of samba, which shows that it is running $ systemctl status smbd check port status $ ...
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Is it possible to undo an upgrade?

I had a server running 16.04 all was well and I didn't really need to upgrade it. I foolishly did so and now lot sof things have broken, most importantly the Windows share functionality doesn't work ...
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Cannot access to Zentyal domain through the Windows computers

I have created a domain using Zentyal server(version 5.1) and connected Windows computers(Windows 7) to it successfully. I am working to connect those Windows clients to the Zentyal server that ...
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Samba is not launching ubuntu 18.04

How to configure samba on Ubuntu 18.04 I installed Samba from Ubuntu Software and its not launching and I also installed gksu after uninstalling samba and reinstalled it
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How to fix fstab samba mounts not loading

I have two mount statements in the fstab file but they dont work. Here is an example- I can do a sudo mount with the text below, it works perfectly. sudo mount //192.168.0.200/Movies /mnt/NAS1HD -...
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Where are Ubuntu 18 network shares configured?

I have a local server running Ubuntu 18.04.1 which was recently upgraded from Ubuntu 15 where I had a few shares configured manually via Samba in /etc/samba/smb.conf like: [myshare] path = /home/...
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Aiming to transfer a very large amount of data from an Ubuntu 18.04 PC to a WIN10 PC. What should I be using?

I need to transfer a reasonably large amount of data from an Ubuntu 18.04 to a Windows. I have checked the other Q/As ([1],[2]) on this site but what I have gathered is inconclusive. People suggest ...
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Installing Ubuntu operating systems on one or two hard disks

I'm a new Ubuntu user who is trying to install Ubuntu 16.04 and Ubuntu 18.04 on one or two hard disks - so far without success. 18.04 is installed at the moment. Unfortunately my beloved Samba doesn't ...
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Ubuntu server machine doesn't seem to be discoverable on network from another Linux machine

I've installed Ubuntu Server 18.04 on the machine I use as my home server. I've installed Samba on it so I could use it as a local file server. However, although I configured Samba and rebooted, my ...
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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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Make Samba on Ubuntu 18.04 work with Windows clients which require digitally signed communications

Due to a recent change of security policies where I work, users' Windows 7 PCs are now configured with Computer Configuration\Windows Settings\Security Settings\Local Policies\Security Options\...
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Group based Acces with Samba

Right now I got 2 groups: ACL_share_EDIT ACL_share_READ My goal is to have members of both groups access the share, while EDIT can, well, edit files and folders on the share, while members of the ...
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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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Error while using samba for file sharing - convert name “Everyone” to a SID

I get the following error when using samba for file sharing: Net usershare returned error 255: net usershare add: cannot convert name "Everyone" to a SID. The transport connection attempt was ...
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Can't add a printer shared on windows 7 on Ubuntu 18.04

Running system-config-printer and adding a printer shared on windows 7, I can browse the printer shares, it asks me the user an password (no need on windows so I type anything), then I select the ...
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How to connect to a DFS share on a Windows 2016 Server

My company host our data on a Windows Server 2016. I am running Xubuntu (version 15.04) and can not get connected to our share using the mount command. This is an example of command I unsuccessfully ...
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After upgrading 16.04 to 18.04, downloads to shares are VERY sluggish

Post upgrade, download speeds to samba shares hosted by the ubuntu machine are being rate-limited [apparently by disk congestion] to 1-2MB/s from 15MB/s or so prior (the practical limit of my incoming ...
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Is it possible to share a specific folder on my network from two different OS's on the same PC and be accessed the same?

I have a dual boot system running Ubuntu and Windows 10. I have setup sharing the second hard drive on the network on Ubuntu so that a media player on the same network can access the files. Is it ...
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ubuntu 18.04, Samba 4.7.6 version is in use. How do I upgrade to samba version 4.8.5?

I want to follow the instructions entered in the terminal by command.
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How to mount folders to bypass NT_STATUS_ACCESS_DENIED

I currently have access to an smb share that contains a root directory. I am able to browse the root directory, but there is a folder that I cannot view as it gives me an NT_ACCESS_DENIED. When I try ...
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Samba creation help

Im going to keep this quick and simple. I made a samba server and it works like a charm. I mounted my 1tb drive on /files and directed the smb.conf to the path. now what i want is to make my foler (...
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How to use smbclient to connect anonymously to a server?

System: Ubuntu 16.04 Smbclient: Version 4.3.11-Ubuntu I can use Connect to server in the folder and choose Anonymous to connect to my server correctly, but when I try smbclient //serverip/folder, it ...
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Any easy way to use grsync with shared folder

Grsync does not browse to a source path for a shared folder on a local network PC. I have read about setting up a mount for a shared folder and have succeeded in the past in doing this. But it seems ...
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How to auto-mount SAMBA share, for each user that logs in, setting their uid,gid?

I am trying to use a profile.d script to auto-mount a SAMBA share, when users log in. if [ ! $(mountpoint -q /media/$USER/dirName) ]; then mount -t cifs -o user,uid=$(id -u),gid=$(id -g),...
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UFW and samba on Ubuntu 18.04

I'm trying to set up UFW to allow me to access SMB file shares on a windows machine from Ubuntu MATE 18.04. If I turn UFW off, I can access a file share by hostname just fine e.g: smb://computername/...
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File permission sharing with samba

We are sharing folders with samba on an Ubuntu 18 server. All the clients are also Ubuntu 18. The folder is configured this way. [Tecnica] comment = Carpeta de manuals i informació tècnica ...
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Upgrading from 16LTS to 18LTS broke Samba AD DC

I have a windows server as a member of my Samba DC, but after upgrading to latest 18LTS, it says no logon servers available. I can browse it's samba shares (triggering auth), but no longer log into ...
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qemu windows guest with access to host samba share but blocking external network access?

I am running my qemu virtual windows machine with the command: qemu-system-x86_64 -enable-kvm -m 2048 -boot d disk.qcow2 -net user,smb=/share/ -net nic,model=rtl8139 -localtime -vga std which ...
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Force Samba to Require Credentials from Windows Client

I am setting up a file server using Samba and Linux. I have the share setup and I can connect to it through Windows File Explorer, but it does not ask for any login details and I cannot modify any ...
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Print from Ubuntu (or Peppermint) to Windows printer

I am a newbie to Ubuntu after many years with Microsoft. I have configured my Dell 1320C laser printer to operate under MS Windows 7 including double sided prints. For the Ubuntu machine I can only ...
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“Access Denied” when accessing Samba share from Windows PC

I configured Samba to share the root of a hard disk on my local network. I've done this once before and it worked fine. However, when I went to access the share I set up, Windows gives me an error ...
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VPN blocking samba share and deluge

I've run into a bit of a problem. I am trying to set up an old laptop to act as a file server running Ubuntu 18.04 LTS. I am running Deluge, a samba share, and PIA App for VPN. The problem I am having ...
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Samba networking won't install on 18.04 [duplicate]

Here is what I get at the terminal: sudo apt install samba Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Some packages could not be installed. This ...
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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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How to get my ubuntu shared folders appearing under network in windows 10

My home network is as follows: File Server -> Ubuntu 18.04 Workstation/Gaming Rig -> Windows 10 Dev laptop -> Ubuntu 18.04 I want to make my shared files work easily with both my machines and also ...