Questions tagged [smb]

smb is an abbreviation for Server Message Block, a network protocol for sharing files and printers implemented by Windows, Samba and others.

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Windows fails to access Ubuntu shares even though they appear in Explorer

I am a new user to Ubuntu. I have installed Ubuntu 16.04 on an old 32 bit machine as a dual boot with Windows 10. Ubuntu runs fine and I can access my Windows 10 network from Ubuntu. In Explorer I ...
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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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Samba share not working [closed]

I am unable to mount a SMB share in Ubuntu 20.04 receiving an error 2? any ideas are appreciated.
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where do I type in smb to access my memory stick which is attached to my router?

how and where do i type in smb://192.168.1.254/ which is the network address of my memory stick which is plugged into my router, Ubuntu 20.04? i get the error message Oops Something went wrong. ...
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(Problem) Smb shows files as directories

I'm trying to configure an smb share. The problem is that once i connect to the shared hard disk, files in it are shown as directories. Is there a fix for this issue?
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Failed to start Samba SMB Daemon

I'm trying to set up an Ubuntu active directory domain controller with Samba. I installed Samba, and configured it. When I start the smbd.service, it fails by saying "Job for smbd.service failed ...
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Opening odt from cifs/smb share extremely slow in kubuntu

I have a cifs/smb share mounted in fstab. With Libreoffice: when attempting to open an *.odt from there it takes a good minute to happen. A *.doc opens instantanously, as does an *.odt from a local ...
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Ubuntu 19.10 Cant Add SMB Printer

Trying to add a SMB printer that is shared on a Windows box. I can successfully access the fileshares but when I try to browse for a printer in the Ubuntu Printers dialog it tells me "Additional ...
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Share SMB Server Through SFTP

I have files stored on a NAS that I would like to access from the internet, but I know that forwarding a port running normal smb or ftp is a bad idea. I’m hoping to be able to use my Linux machine to ...
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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 to access a folder of the remote computer using url when the computers are connected to same network? [duplicate]

I want to access the files and folder of a computer from another computer using link. I tried ftp but for it we have to enable firewall. But for my project to run properly I cannot enable firewall. I ...
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“+Other Locations” does not work after update to Ubuntu 19.10

I've had a few network connections set up in Nautilus under Ubuntu 19.04. After running the upgrade to 19.10, those connections are no longer there. Also, when I open Nautilus, now (even as root), ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 problem to connect to Windows 10 SMB share

I've upgraded to Ubuntu 18.04 and I can't connect to Windows10 SMB share. Here below what I did / tested: Using default Files app I tried to connect using smb://[user]@IP I had the dialog asking for ...
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Samba Client and Windows 10 Home - “NT_STATUS_LOGON_FAILURE”/“Access denied”

I'm trying to access a file share from a Windows 10 Home using a Samba client. However the following errors happen ... 1# - smbclient [root@eduardo-nb eduardo]# smbclient -L 192.168.0.5 -W WORKGROUP ...
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How do I find out why my kubuntu 18.04 Dolphin/Gwenview hangs

I'm using kubuntu 18.04 and Dolphin/Gwenview. I'm using these programs over a SMB connection to an ubuntu 18.04 server. When I use these programs they sometimes (but more often than wanted) freeze . ...
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SMBD High CPU usage

On a fresh Ubuntu 18.04 system, running a fresh Samba with default settings, I'm getting 100% on 1 core from Smb deamon (visible by running top) process is run by user, not root (even though it's ...
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Ubuntu 19.04/Samba 4.10

I have smb setup on ubuntu server 19.04. I have cctv sudoer and ctv1 user for connections I use win10 and hikvision camera to log in to the server. I have created disk in the file and mount it under /...
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Disk un mounting after write operations on samba

I have samba file sharing enabled on Ubuntu 16.04.6 LTS on orange pi Lite 2. Drive attached to the USB 3.0 port is Samsung SSD 840 pro. Read operations are working fine but when I try to write on it ...
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Connecting to Windows NAS devices: WD is accessible, but Buffalo LinkStation is not

Running Ubuntu 18.04.2. I have two NAS devices on my (Windows) workgroup. Ubuntu can connect to one of them (a WD MyCloud) with the SMB protocol smb://mywdshare/share, but the other NAS (Buffalo ...
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Error Connecting to a Win Serv 19 CIFS Share

I recently decided to upgrade my main file server from Windows Server 2016 to 2019. The issue I'm running into in testing is that my Ubuntu Server 16.04 VMs cannot connect to the Windows CIFS share. I ...
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Subfolders in share not available until I open them

I've been testing Duplicati to back my user directory to a Windows 10 share and I noticed an odd behavior. If I just let Duplicati do its thing, after a while the subfolders in the target location ...
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SMB auto mount doesn't work after upgrading to ubuntu 18.04

After upgrading to Ubuntu 18.04, the automount doesn't work anymore. Because I connect to a FreeNAS-11.2-U2.1 server, SMB 1.0 supported was dropped but later added back. I have set a check box to ...
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Samba server not visible

Why can't I see my samba share as I run on a Ubuntu 18.04 on my Windows laptop it's not visible? Output of smb.conf: #======================= Global Settings ======================= [global] ## ...
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Access Ubuntu share from Windows 10 and Windows Server 2016

I've got problems with accessing shares of my Ubuntu machine from my Windows 10 PC. I already tried to edit smb.conf: min protocol = SMB2 max protocol = SMB2 client min protocol = SMB2 client max ...
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smbclient gives error NT_STATUS_RESOURCE_NAME_NOT_FOUND and NetBIOS over TCP disabled

I am trying to mount a shared folder on my jetson tx1. on linux side, I am using ubuntu 16.04. the shared folder is on a windows server 2019. the jetson is connected to the domain using wifi, the ...
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how can I get smb access to a VPN windows share via openvpn?

I use Ubuntu 18.10. I've got a openvpn config file from my host provider. It establishes the openvpn connection: Fri Feb 22 13:06:55 2019 OPTIONS IMPORT: timers and/or timeouts modified Fri Feb 22 13:...
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Issues installing smbclient and openssh-server on 18.04.2

Complete Linux newb trying to get Ubuntu going so that I can learn. I'm getting the following errors when I try to install the SMB client and Open SSh server on a fresh install of 18.04.2. Can ...
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How do you remove network server 'servername.local'?

My Ubuntu 18.10 has an original smb network server named, 'servername'. There is also a second named, 'servername.local', which may have been created from Rhythmbox plugin DAAP music share having been ...
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Can't connect as root user with Samba

I can't connect as root user to my Samba share. However I think there is nothing wrong with my config file. But I noticed that I'm also unable to delete the root user from Samba. With other users no ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 LTS : Mount CIFS On Boot

I am new to Ubuntu and just only started using it. So please be specific if you are able to help me with my issue. I am trying to automount my Netgear ReadyNAS shared drive which is using SMB1. I am ...
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Connecting to a Windows Network drive via SMB

I'm a relative linux-noob still. I've managed to join my machine to my company's domain however I'm for some reason unable to access any of our file shares through the "connect to server" function on ...
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Kubuntu - kcm_printer_manager - Windows printer via SAMBA - Browse button greyed out

In /usr/bin/kcmshell5 kcm_printer_manager, when I click on "Add printer" and then on "Window printer via SAMBA", the "Browse" button is greyed out. Instead, by running system-config-printer (the ...
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Bunch of CIFS VFS errors with SMB mount

I'm currently getting a lot of CIFS VFS errors especially the first line gets repeated a lot. CIFS VFS: Free previous auth_key.response = 0000000000 CIFS VFS: Close unmatched open CIFS VFS: Error -32 ...
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Application Write Failures to Windows Share

I am wondering whether anyone else has run into this issue, or if I've discovered a new bug. Since upgrading from 16.04 to 18.04 several applications are unable to write to a Windows share. Nautilus ...
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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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Delete command under AFP 18.04, 16.x, 14.x on DSM

just upgraded to 18.04 and the delete command does not work on my NAS. Synology NAS DSM 6.2-23739 Update 2 Model DS115j any ideas on how to start debugging? (not a rights issue - all works with ...
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Samba SMB daemon not starting when using apt

On Ubuntu 18.04 whenever I do apt upgrade (even if no packages to upgrade): root@JohnPC:/home/john# apt upgrade Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information....
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Samba smb.conf errors syslog deprecated, invalid value for security

I tried to make a shared folder on my Ubuntu so I can access it with my Windows using Samba, but I found this error that I do not understand. I tried searching online for solutions but I could not ...
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Default mode bits for a network share?

I have a software RAID array set up on PC with Ubuntu 16.04 Gnome, with the resulting /dev/md0 formatted as EXT4 and mounted as /RAID. I'm using Samba to share various directories from this machine's ...
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both nfs and smb? or just use smb? [closed]

If I want a nix share to be used by windows and other nix boxes should I just use smb for everything or should I use nfs aswell just for the nix boxes?
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apt-mirror: can't create /media/ubunturepro/mirror directory at /usr/bin/apt-mirror line 342 onto SMB-Share NAS

I want to provide a repository for my LTS 16.04 Clients. They are i386 and amd64, the upgrade to LTS 18.04 is planned. When I started apt-mirror with sudo apt-mirror this error appears : apt-mirror: ...
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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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How to mount synology SMB2 share on ubuntu

I'm having a hard time mount a SMB2 share from my synology to ubuntu server 16.04. mount.cifs //NAMEOFNAS.domainname.local/Backup /mnt/NAS/ -U USERNAME results in following error: mount error(95): ...
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How to fetch IP Address of a user who gives print job to a printer using libcups API

I am using CUPS protocol and created Ubuntu machine as a print server and added printers on to my ubuntu server machine and shared those printers in the company. Now these printers are visible to ...
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Connect Ubuntu 16.04 Desktop to LDAP Server [duplicate]

I use Ubuntu 16.04 LTS desktopand read and tested a lot of documentation about configuring an LDAP client on Ubuntu but can't get it to work. Is someone can share his experience and give me some good ...
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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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SMB 2 or 3 with SAMBA version 4.3.11

With the new windows update killing support for SMB 1, I'm attempting to force my ubuntu (desktop version) server to use SMB 2 or 3. I've been around and it says to change the min protocol and max ...
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Ubuntu implementation of Windows “Previous Versions” tab?

I have implemented a FreeNAS solution and setup SMB sharing. I have also setup regular snapshots. I was pleased to find that Windows was able to see these snapshots in it's "Previous Versions" tab: ...
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How I can access the smb from linux?

I want to access the smb protocol in windows 8.1 from my linux pc and I know the username. When I want to access by this command smbclient //192.168.1.5/IPC$ -U kasp3r it told me to put a ...
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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 ...