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

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Ubuntu file sharing permission issues

I'm having issues trying to set up file sharing on my Ubuntu PC. Recently my wife has upgraded her PC to an iMac, and I have taken possession of the PC. I installed Ubuntu 22.04 on the PC. Now my wife ...
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Mount Windows share is read-only for one user and writeable for another!

I have shared a folder in Windows 10 and mounted the share in Ubuntu 22.04 via fstab with the following setting: //192.168.xxx.xx/b/MySharedFolder /media/Share cifs vers=3.0,defaults,rw,credentials=/...
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How to use my existing windows server 2016 r2 standard active directory to authenticate samba share on ubuntu 22.04LTS Desktop acting as sambaserver?

I have a windows server 2016 r2 standard DC with AD DS setup, I am building a samba server on the latest Ubuntu 22.04LTS Desktop. I need to create samba share on the ubuntu and use the active ...
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Samba (failed to authinticate user)

Until resently i had no problem using samba server, but now it is glitching. I tried creating new user for samba, remounting drives on PC (windows 10) and i keep getting error 0x80070043 on windows ...
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How do I share or forward a network share?

I have a setup where I have a NAS disk that is mounted on the Ubuntu machine and I have hamachi installed on that machine. I need to forward the NAS share so that when I browse the IP of the ubuntu ...
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Download to smb share silently fails

I'm using the PPA version of Firefox on Jammy (/usr/bin/firefox). If I mount an authenticated SMB share in Nautilus I can read and write to it without issue. If I download a file in Firefox and try to ...
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How to filter samba audit logs from syslog?

This is the smb.conf file [purchase] comments = This is used by the marketing team. writeable = yes browsable = yes valid users = @purchase path = /purchase force group = purchase create mode =...
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How to synchronize data between two Samba Servers?

I have a samba server running on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS. I need another samba server on the same specification so that I can do synchronize backup between the two.
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Can't get Samba to work [duplicate]

I have been trying to get Samba to work for the last hour or two, I keep trying to install it and it does install, but I can't find the config files anywhere, I am trying to setup a file sharing ...
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permission denied - error while creating directory in windows 10 from ubuntu 22.04 lts

I have samba here based on this tutorial: https://linuxconfig.org/how-to-configure-samba-server-share-on-ubuntu-22-04-jammy-jellyfish-linux On PC with W10 I give full permission to the XXX folder. ...
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Network folder asks password everytime accessing files

Hi I am using USB HDD as NAS and I have shared it over FTP and SMB. From windows the network folder is mapped and it is getting acessed without issues. But from Linux I am getting error while ...
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how to share a folder on xubuntu 20.04.4 LTS (server side, ubuntu studio to be right) with a windows 98SE client?

Hi everybody: as from title I've set up an xubuntu 20.04.4 LTS (ubuntu studio) as server for sharing a folder: I've followed this guide: guide to samba (chapters 2 and 3) and done several researches ...
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22.04 Samba with AD user - cannot access from Windows

Fresh 22.04 install. Only other configuration is NFS (which is working). Directories are 777. Configuration files: sssd.conf [sssd] domains = home.net config_file_version = 2 services = nss, pam [...
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Samba Public Share asking for authentication

Ubuntu version 22.04 LTS I installed samba following this https://ubuntu.com/tutorials/install-and-configure-samba#1-overview . I didn't make any change to samba.conf file. I used nautilus for ...
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Have Samba hide all folders by default

I want to explicitly specify the folders that Samba makes visible. For example, imagine a Samba share has folders 1, 2, 3, ..., 10. How do I tell Samba to make all folders invisible (i.e., hidden), ...
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Unable to edit Network settings, Polkit error

I have a desktop PC with Ubuntu installed, with Static IP address edited. Before the reboot, Internet it's working without problems, i can access the Network settings without problem. But after the ...
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CIFS connection to Windows 10 computer fails periodically

I am on a small network with an Ubuntu 20.04 desktop and a Windows 10 computer. Every morning on startup I connect Ubuntu to the Windows 10 computer with CIFS: sudo mount -t cifs -o username=[...
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Mount SMB error 22 and error 2

I am trying to mount an SMB share onto /mnt/local_share. I am able to view the drive in Nautilus and when I type CTRL-L I get the directory: smb://share_name;user@email.edu/lab_name The drive is ...
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Lock txt-files accessible via network, same user

PC Ubuntu 20.04, "common" folder set to "local network share", Samba entry for 2. PC user added PC Ubuntu 22.04, get access to the "common" folder via Samba entry Share ...
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Segmentation fault in freeradius-utils package on Ubuntu 22.04

Running standard Ubuntu 22.04 using the official Docker image, I get a segfault when attempting to use smbencrypt from freeradius-utils: $ docker run -it ubuntu:22.04 # apt update && apt ...
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Intermittent problems saving Libreoffice documents to samba share

When editing Libreoffice documents that reside on a samba share, most saves work as expected. But occasionally the save will fail and the following window will pop up (for example): This was taken ...
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Samba failing to start, looking for nonexistent smbusers file

Samba just decided not to start. The output from systemctl status smbd.service is: May 22 21:18:31 greystone smbd[9232]: ...done. May 22 21:18:31 greystone systemd[1]: Started Samba SMB Daemon [...
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2nd drive not filling up?

First of all, i am very new to ubuntu. I have a laptop running Ubuntu 22.04 LTS on which I run Samba to map the network drives on my main computer. I added a second HDD so I had more storage, I ...
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Give permissons for subfolders Samba

I opened a shared folder called file sharing on my Samba file transfer server and it should have 2 different subfolders in it. FileSharing/CommonArea FileSharing/PrivateArea Everyone will be able to ...
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Samba network no longer accessible

I am experiencing more and more problems with my Samba server. I have a Ubuntu Server PC with Samba on it in my network. A few days ago, one of my PCs (running Kubuntu 20.04) was no longer able to ...
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Ubuntu 22.04 Samba Server / User Cant login / windows pc cant access

First of all, sorry for my poor English. I have few questions for Samba on Ubuntu I just new noob in Linux system, my new company wanted me to upgrade our service team file server from Debian Bullseye ...
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Trying to setup Ubuntu server 20.04 as a file and music server

Ive tried to install samba with the following commands but I get errors. These commands are : sudo apt-get install samba samba-common sudo apt-get install python-glade2 sudo apt-get install system-...
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What is the fastest way to send files/directories from linux to windows

This might not be specific to ubuntu but it's the system i am on(20.04LTS). I am trying to move a 500GB worth storage to a windows machine for backup reasons.sending via SMB is extremely slow(2mb/s). ...
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How do I add permission for an executable file in a samba share?

How do I add permission for an executable file when there is no permission in samba? [share] path = /mnt/drive valid users = akp snp read only = yes executable = yes Is it ok to put executable ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 access network printer attached to windows 7 computer workgroup

I have two laptops running Ubuntu 14.04 and 16.04. Both these were able to locate the network printer attached to my windows 7 computer using the samba option in printer set up. I loaded 20.04 on ...
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SeDiskOperatorPrivilege fail password ok

I need to share a ubuntu 20.04 server folder using windows ACL The server is set as a AD member, i can see the server in the "users & computer" app on win 10 client. To setup samba i'm ...
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How to fix SAMBA-AD-DC DNS Problems

i set up 2 samba ad dcs on Ubuntu Server 21.10 in a heterogen envoirement and came across some errors trying to remote backup DB of DC01 to DC02 via Samba-Tool. I hit up the mailing list and ended up ...
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Samba guest ok = no doest appear in testparm -s

If I set guest ok = no in samba configuation file, when running testparm -s, it does not appear on the that file. After changing the samba.conf file I saved it and restart the samba file and then run ...
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How to use windows printer in Ubuntu

im trying to configure printer in my Ubuntu 22.04. Printer is connected via USB to Windows 10 machine, SMB features are enable on it as well. At Ubuntu machine I have installed samba so I have an ...
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Samba Windows ACLs How to set SeDiskOperatorPrivilege?

I'm working with this tutorial: Setting up a Share Using Windows ACLs and I am trying to set up Windows ACLs for a file share. The problem is that I am stuck on the step granting the ...
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Samba share suddenly unreachable

(First of all, English is not my first language so sorry if any of this is incomprehensible) For over a year now, I've had three HDDs on my Ubuntu machine shared through SAMBA, to be accessible from ...
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The specified network password is not correct when mapping share in Windows 10 & 11

After recent Windows 10 update and Samba update on my Ubuntu 20.04 server my Samba share no longer works (the share is not public or guest). When I attempt to map a share in Windows 10 & 11, I get ...
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Please help me understand effect on file permissions on combining umask an ACL and Samba create mask

I set up an ACL in /media/4TB1 My intention is to enforce these two points: All sub-directories of /media/4TB1 will have permissions: drwxrwxr-x i.e: chmod 775 All files will get permissions: -rw-rw-...
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Finding the reason of file manager keep showing SMB login dialogue?

I suppose I am not the only person who experienced that a file manager keeps opening the dialogue box below when you were trying to open an address like "smb://theserver" even after you are ...
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How to see path of my network shared folder?

I installed samba and made a new folder I named shared under /home/brian/shared. I want my printer to be able to scan documents here. I tried to put this as a shared network folder for my printer and ...
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Displaying correct storage space using Samba (multiple hard disks)

I have created a shared folder using Samba that I access from a Windows computer. Just recently though I mounted a new drive to a folder inside the shared one, to "unify" the disks to one. ...
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How to solve samba-ad-dc backup errors

i've got 2 samba-ad-dcs which store their db backups on each other. I managed to successfully pull a backup 2 days ago and ran into some errors today. In between i setup ssh connection between the ...
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Recent automatic update of Samba in 20.04 results in 'Fail to retreive share list from server' when trying to access windows machines on LAN

I am running an ethernet LAN with Windows XP through Windows 10 machines interfacing with all 6 general flavors of Ubuntu. Since 20.04 has SMB1 deactivated, was able to get complete readability of ...
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Unable to play media files from windows server

I have a problem to play any media files from my Windows server sharing folders. When I try it by opening (Nautilus or DoubleComm) it returns the error "SMB protocol source is required to play ...
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Mount NAS Ubuntu 20.04

I'm trying to mount a NAS that is on my local network. This website tells me to use $ mount <NAS Ethernet Interface IP>:/share/<Shared Folder Name> <Directory to Mount> I'm a little ...
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USB drive keeps having its name changed!

complete newbie as far as unix is concerned. I'm trying to set up a USB drive on a WYSE Dx0D thin client running Ubuntu 18.04.6 LTS using both nfs and Samba (just to see which works best) for use by a ...
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Unable to create hard links on Samba Share

I am trying to create backup snapshots to my Samba shared drive. The idea is rather than overwriting the backup every time, I would like to create incrementing backup with hard links using rsync as ...
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21.10 Samba AD DC directory service dns error

Clients can log in, pull the cached gpos, only the stored credentials for mapped drives are lacking. With the RSAT tools, of course, no more connection. Im really confused at this point because this ...
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large number of strange samba log files not cleaned by logrotate

On my ubuntu 20.04.2 LTS I see a large number of log files with names like this: log.2003_df_272d_9b00_810b_3c34_b13a_800c log.2003_df_272d_9b00_30b7_2646_c9ca_36c9 These are obviously created by ...
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Samba share is accessible but invisible

we have two Ubuntu 20.04 LTS servers running. For both we applied identical samba setups except different share names and local paths. When we enter \IP.of.Server.1\ in Windows Explorer our share is ...
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