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Questions tagged [samba]

Concerning the sharing of files between computers using the Samba protocol.

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Non Existent Network Drive Pop Up

When I run a Virtual Box VM, I use samba to share a folder in the VM File System with my mac. I typically connect my drive to Finder using command + K and put in the IP of the VM. This part works ...
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smb not working for me on 10.13.6 (dtruss inside)

my Finder is not able to connect to ANY smb-share. It doesn't matter, if the network-folder is on linux (SAMBA 4.1.17) is on OSX (10.11.6) is on Windowsserver is public for everyone or in a ADS It ...
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How to change AD password from MAC OS Sierra

I'm trying to change my Windows AD from my Mac password by doing: diego$ smbpasswd -U username -r DOMAIN_CONTROLLER_IP -bash: smbpasswd: command not found As the command was not found I tried to ...
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Time machine over samba, “The identity of the backup disk has changed”

Samba recently added the ability to host time-machine backups over a local network with version 4.8. I set up an old Seagate goflex with Arch linux and followed this guide to get samba running. It's ...
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SMB Shares Can't be Accessed. “The share does not exist on the server. Please check the share name, and then try again.”

OS: Mac OS High Sierra 10.13.6 MacBook Pro 15' Mac Journaled HD I'm currently trying to set up an (smb) external hard drive / share folders to my router (ASUS RT A68CU) / ExpressVPN firmware. I ...
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Samba Share is mounted and shows indexing enabled, but why doesn't work?

I am running macOS High Sierra version 10.13.6 (17G65). I enabled indexing on samba share by using sudo mdutil -i on command. The result: $ sudo mdutil -s /Volumes/e\$/ /Volumes/e$: Indexing ...
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iTunes attempts to mount SMB share using old SMB server name

mac OS High Sierra 10.13.6 (17G65) and iTunes 12.8.0.150 I have a bunch of MP3 files on my SMB share (a Linux home server). The SMB server used to be named "sega-SMB" and I renamed it to just "sega". ...
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Error creating backup disk image 512

Trying to utilize the new smb capabilities (4.8.2) to share a Time Machine capable drive to my new 2017 MBpro running High Sierra. I can get the drive to show up in the TM manager, and successfully ...
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SMB protocol supports remote hard links but mount_smbfs(8) doesn't?

I've been using the excellent Link Shell Extension tool on Windows 7 to create hard links remotely to files on the same mounted volume on a Windows Server 2008 R2 drive [not symlinks — I included this ...
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Is there a way to show the full path of a Samba share on a Finder window title?

I mostly have the same folder name on different shares. These can get confusing after a while. So, is there a way to show the shared folder name and not the mount name on a Finder window title? EDIT: ...
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sparsebundle reverting to read-only

I have a wireless drive [WD My Passport Pro] and of course I want to encrypt it, but of course there's no way to encrypt the actual drive with FDE and still have it recognized by the Passport's ...
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Time Machine complains that Sparsebundle hosted with Samba is write protected

I started hosting a sparsebundle full of existing Time Machine backups on a Samba share. When I now try to make backups with Time Machine over the network, it complains that the image is write ...
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how to share disk with samba to Mac on another network (High Sierra)

I'd like to share a disk to a Mac on the WAN using the smb protocol. To share the same disk over afp, I simply forwarded port 548 to be available to the WAN. For smb, I've tried forwarding every ...
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Samba: Cannot access dynamically mounted share via finder

I need to share files with multiple people simultaneously sometimes. And I happened to have a Raspberry Pi, which can be used as a wireless file server. So I tried to turn my Pi into something like a ...
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how to install Open Source Samba tool 'smbget' on macOS High Sierra?

It seems smbget is not available on Homebrew. Also the Samba suite not available. This tool is part of the samba(7) suite. smbget is a simple utility with wget-like semantics, that can ...
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Is it possible to use SMB1 on one port and SMB2 on another port?

A lot of applications, for example VLC and ES File Explorer seem to have problem connecting to SMB shares on recent versions of OS X. I am not sure but it seems the problem has to do with SMB2, ...
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Does macOS Sierra support Server Side Copy via SMB and/or AFP?

I'm using FreeNAS and it has the option to share data using SMB or AFP. Since I recently learned that AFP is being deprecated, I'm hesitant to use AFP but I'v read that AFP supports Server Side Copy ...
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Stop server(?) from asking for re-authentication when re-mounting an SMB?

I am working within a medium sized organisation, mix of Macs/Windows machines etc, with a variety of shared drives with access control via a central active directory/LDAP login (I don't know all the ...
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Mounting Samba shares under /Volumes without GUI fluff

I know I can mount Samba share using either mount or open command from the terminal shell. See this related question: How can I mount an SMB share from the command line?. I prefer using open because ...
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Missing ntlm_auth when running app with Wine

I installed Wine using the .pkg from their website (installing the necessary dependencies like XQuartz beforehand). I was able to run the installer of the Windows app with no problem, but when I try ...
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Running script after connecting to VPN

I am using MacOS 10.12. I just started working for a company that gave me a VPN connection to connect to. I'm trying to come up with a script that, upon VPN connection, will: add route to remote ...
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macOS Sierra doesn't discover devices on LAN

I installed VirtualBox on a macOS Sierra host, and macOS Sierra, CentOS 7 and Windows 10 as guests to test a Samba tarball. I'm not using native SMB sharing method of macOS Sierra (both: host and ...
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URL for guest access to a Linux Samba server share from Finder

What is the correct URL for connecting as Guest to a Linux Samba server share from OS X? Example: From Finder, press Cmd+K Enter url: smb://192.168.1.100/shared_files
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Mount password protected Samba share with Kerberos ticket

My iMac is connected to the Active Directory server, with no additional GID and UID setup, I can login to the OS X using AD user credentials, but I also need to mount the Desktops and probably other ...
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How dou you connect to a Windows IPC$ with MacOS

Once upon a time, OSX had samba, so you could do this: smbclient -W domain //pc-233/ipc\$ -U admin -c '' 2>&1 and it would tell you the remote OS or you could run other commands. This doesn'...
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Mac mini can't connect to my corporate SMB server. Was working some days ago

I'm at work, and my Mac mini has stopped being able to connect to the corporate SMB server shared folders. If I try Finder > Connect to Server (using the URL stored there from previous successful ...
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Can't connect to SMB share after Sierra upgrade

After the upgrade to Sierra on my MacBook Air, I'm unable to connect to the NAS on my home network through Samba. When I try Connect to server and enter: smb://x.x.x.x/MEDIA/ I get an error saying "...
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How can I mount an OS X shared folder from Linux with smbmount?

I've tried searching this question in multiple ways, but it always seems to turn up results for mounting from OS X either from the Finder or from command line. However, what I'm trying to do is mount ...
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How do I fix printing from El Capitan to shared Windows printer?

We have a small network that consists of 3 workstations: Windows 8.1 Pro 32 bit PC with Canon LBP 6020 printer connected to USB and shared to network. Windows 7 Pro SP1 32 bit notebook. MacBook with ...
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Samba mounts not visible for some apps

I am at a school where almost all the school computers are Windows 10. Each student has a personal directory on a fileserver where most everything else is public. I had my directory and one of the ...
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Slow performance accessing Ubuntu Samba folders

I have a computer at home with an Ubuntu Server 14.04. This server has several hard disks that are shared using Samba. I have an iMac with OS X El Capitan 10.11.5 and I use one of the shared disks to ...
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Can't connect to Samba Share on Linux File Server as a Guest user

I have a File Server (Linux, Mint) running Samba which allows Windows machines on the network to connect as a Guest and read / write files to the shared folder. I have a Mac book running El Capitan. ...
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App for printing to Samba printers via iOS document sharing

I am Looping for an iOS app supporting "document sharing" which would allow me to print to a Samba printer. Use case: open a document (e.g., a PDF) with the app (via the iOS document sharing/...
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how to connect to samba share consistently on el capitan

I have a file server which I can successfully and consistently connect to on android and windows. So I know the IP address and connection details. However when I try and connect using mac osx finder - ...
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Can not access samba file share

I have activated file sharing for my public folder. I have network connectivity within my private local LAN and Internet Access. My router does not support IPv6. When someone tries to connect from ...
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The operation can’t be completed because the original item for “Новый том” can’t be found

I have external hdd that I've connected to my wifi router Keenetic extra. I've enabled CIFS and FTP in router USB settings page. I can see this HDD folders in terminal using ls without a problem, but ...
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Finder freezes when samba automount not found

I've added automount entries to my wife's Macbook (OSX - unsure about the exact version as she's overseas) for some shares on our FreeNAS server at home. Sometimes when she travels for work it can't ...
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OSX- Not able to open root directory in SAMBA file share

I am re-writing my question to make it simpler to understand. I am using OSX 10.10 version and I need to connect with SAMBA share server. Now when I open the finder application and press command +K ...
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Finder copies files in two steps and does it as a transaction

I need to organize thousands of files between different locations and there is an unpleasant issue with file copying from a local computer to a NAS. The problem is that Finder copies large bunch of ...
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Add samba folder to favorite into finder sidebar

I have client stations (OS X Yosemite) bound into Active Directory services. When the user was authorized I prepared his profile from /System/Library/User\ Template/English.lproj/* and settings for ...
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Can't delete files from remote Buffalo drive, “Permission Denied”

There are several files on a remote Buffalo drive that I can't delete. I'm using a Mac (OSX 10.9.5) and Finder reports the drive's filesystem as "SMB (NTFS)". I have tried from the GUI and from ...
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Is it a bad idea to compile Samba from source for Mac?

We have a Linux NAS and we’re doing some basic Samba sharing. Windows machines are quick and peppy to connect with the device, as are the Linux VMs I’m running on my Mac. The SMB stack Apple has made ...
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Yosemite won't list computers in windows workgroup

We just bought a new Mini with 10.10 on it (updated to 10.10.1) and it won't list any of the computers in the Windows Workgroup. I can however ping them by WINS name and connect using smb://EXAMPLE/...
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Writing to a samba share from Yosemite - v. weird

Yosemite 10.10.1 on a 2012 MBA Samba 4.1.13 on a d-link NAS via the miracle of fun_plug What works: Saving a file to the share from an app's save dialog Making new directories on the share from ...
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Samba issues (deadlocks and instability) in OSX 10.10.1?

I'm trying to narrow down the cause of a problem that I'm having with OSX 10.10.1 and wanted to see if anyone on here could help weigh in. I have a Linux-based Samba server running the latest version ...
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Sharing folder with video player using samba

I'm trying to share macbook folder with asus o'play. OS X recently updated to Yosemite. Here is errors in log: Nov 19 15:19:25 Mac.local digest-service[1046]: digest-request: uid=0 Nov 19 15:19:...
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Replacing samba.schema (LDAP) on Mavericks Server

I have a Mavericks Server with Open Directory, where all my user information is stored. I have an Ubuntu 14.04 server which has hitherto served up files using NFS. My Mavericks desktop is having ...
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How to inherit ACL's/permissions automatically when creating new folder using Finder?

We are using an Iomega file storage which is connected to our network. Our Windows Domain Controller is creating a share to this file storage, so our Windows users can easily access the share using \...
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How to fix error code -43 (copying files to my samba shares)?

When I copy some files/apps to my samba shares (1 running FreeBSD and the other is running Debian Linux), I get an error code -43. this is the text of the error message operation cannot be ...
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Printing to a Windows printer from the command line (smbclient -c “print”)

I am trying to print to a Windows printer server requiring authentication from the command line. An option is to use kinit to get a Kerberos ticket (and it works). On a Linux machine I also managed ...