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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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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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Ubuntu map CIFS / SMB share using active domain credentials without password file

Is there a way in Ubuntu 18.04 to map an SMB share when the users login without using a password file? The boxes I have are members of a Windows Active Directory domain and the users will use their ...
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Windows printer via SAMBA - Time out

I am trying to install a Windows printer shared via SAMBA. I run system-config-printer, click on "Add", then "Network printer", then Windows printer via SAMBA", then on the "Browse" button on the ...
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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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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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EXTREME long ping times

My config is gigabit ethernet adapter <> gigabit switch <> Synology NAS under 18.04 While pinging my DS218+ NAS with native IP, I am getting an unbelievable 200-300ms, average > 230 ms with ...
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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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Can I mount a drive with different system credentials?

I have a frontend webserver (Master) that I connect to and it connects to a big file server (Blaster) that is mounted on it (mnt/BFFS). Right now, I connect to Blaster on my own system using my system ...
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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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Samba sharing via gnome (unity) interface stopped work

After installing Ubuntu 18.04 i did enjoying by shared folders, wich i did via File manager Gnome (no terminal and smb.conf editing). But, when, i tryed change chmod and chown on home directory (tryed ...
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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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Using systemd to mount an smb share with gvfs-mount with user's login password

Is it possible to use the password given by the user when opening it's session the same way it unlocks seahorse to mount an smb share using systemd and gvfs-mount ? How ? (With example)
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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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Windows Server 2008 R2 shared folders not accessible (Ubuntu 18.04)

I have installed Ubuntu 18.04 and it works to access Windows 10 or Windows Server 2016 shared folders but not to access Windows Server 2008 R2 shared folders. It says "Invalid argument". Any clues?
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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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Cant use my password to get to my second harddrive

I have a machine running Ubuntu server 17 with a gnome desktop. I have a client, a pi with openelec/kodi It all started with that i couldnt ad catalogs in my plex library. My second drive is poppin up ...
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Samba Share Performance issues

I have a remote computer running Ubuntu 17.10 with Samba version 4.6.7 running. 8 gigs of ram. It sits basically idle and has next to nothing running on it. I have two external USB hard drives ...
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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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Ubuntu not mounting SMB3 share

I have an Ubuntu server 16.04.4 VM that I want to mount a windows SMB share on. I tried all sorts of things and tons of googling but I keep getting the same error. I tired mounting it using sudo mount ...
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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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Package installation error - samba packages

Recently I have been facing the following error when trying to install just about everything useful: dpkg: error processing package winbind (--configure): dependency problems - leaving unconfigured ...
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nmblookup followed by a mount

Following up on Configuring Samba on Ubuntu 16.04 on two nearly identical machines In order to do a network share I have found I need to do the following two steps nmblookup mount For instance some-...
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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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why can't Ubuntu find the samba smb.conf [duplicate]

I am almost done setting up a network storage, but I cant edit the samba smb.conf file. To copy I'm using sudo cp /ect/samba/smb.conf and it comes back cp: cannot stat 'ect/samba/smb.conf' no such ...
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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 its told me to put a password ...
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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 ...
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Problem using SMB credentials file to mount SMB share

I want to mount a Windows share using CIFS on my Ubuntu 17.04 machine. I want to use an SMB credentials file for the authentication details, but always get "mount error(13): Permission denied" if I ...
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I'm monitoring network traffic, and it uses proprietary protocols, but why?

Everybody says Ubuntu is open source, but when I monitor it on Wireshark, I see it shares folders using SMB protocol, which is from Microsoft, and proprietary. So I would like to ask: Am I wrong? Is ...
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Simple Samba setup kicking my butt

Samba in standalone mode, just one share. Windows client says "You do not have permission". Using UNIX ACL's, have a simple one line mapping file for a single user. Using tdb as back end, have enabled ...
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How to open gvfs SMB/CIFS mount location in terminal from Caja? [duplicate]

I'm using Ubuntu 16.04.3 LTS with MATE DE. I have Samba server in my network (its name is server, share is share). I open Caja 1.12.7 file-manager and put smb://server/share to Location. I have ...
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Use Ubuntu server (16.04) for MacOS High Sierra TimeMachine backups

On disks formatted with APFS in MacOS 10.13 High Sierra, files can't be shared over AFP anymore (see this article on the Apple support site). As such, this guide here no longer works for making a ...
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cifs mount fails with “mount error(112): Host is down”

I'm trying to mount a USB drive plugged on my Technicolor router. I have the following line in my /etc/fstab: //192.168.1.1/usbdisk /media/public cifs guest,vers=3.0 0 0 After trying resolving the ...
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How to find if SMBv1 is disabled in my ubuntu 14.4?

A friend of mine is using Ubuntu 14.4 and after reading about the problems with smb1, she wanted to know if it is running on her system and if yes, how to disable it. Because that i work with Windows, ...
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Disable SMB1.0 client? Force SMB2+?

Due to the threat of WannaCry / Petya, my organization has disabled any SMB1.0 on our Windows servers. As a result, our Ubuntu servers / workstations are unable to to authenticate to devices with ...
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Having trouble using smbclient to transfer to and from Mac (works fine with Windows)

I've been working on a file server product that uses smbcilent to transfer files between client computers and the server. It's been working great so far with our LAMP (Ubuntu) server and Windows ...
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SMBv1 and Ubuntu

After recent ransom-ware flows in the wild we decide to disable SMBv on our WindowsServer. And after disabling it all my Ubuntu clients areunable to connect windows shares from that server. My Ubuntu ...
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I disabled SMB1 on my file server, now the mounted shares on the client stopped working. How can I mount non SMB1 file shares on my ubuntu client?

I recently disabled SMB1 (adding min protocol = SMB2 to smb.conf) on my file server (samba 4.3.9) because of reasons. Windows clients can still access the file shares, but I also have some mounted ...
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Checking SMB Version

Is there a command like Get-SmbConnection in Windows to check what version of smb protocol i'm currently using on my share points ?
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Ubuntu 17.04, Mounted Drives, Samba Share, Need to CRUD from Windows machines

I've been trying to get a few things working on my Ubuntu desktop server for quite some time now and after reading quite a few threads, trying out multiple solutions, I figured it's time I ask the ...
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I can directly browse my ubuntu samba share by ip (//192.168.1.50), but if I try to connect through network icon, I can't

I'm on windows 10, and trying to connect to ubuntu server. As you can see if I type in the IP, the folders will show and I can connect, however, hitting the "UBUNTU" icon will give me an error saying, ...