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

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How do you connect to a Samba share from macOS when using a Microsoft account?

I've set up Samba so that it uses the same username and password as my Microsoft account, so on Windows authentication is automatic when opening shares. However, with the same configuration I can't ...
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OS X Samba file sharing continuously asks for password

I'm trying to share my MacBook's files via Samba sharing. I've set it up in Settings, but can't connect to the machine from another computer! On the other computer I set up the connection with the ...
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rsync denied to access directory when run with launchctl

I have mounted samba share in "/Volumes/Samba" with full read/write access right to it. I created simple script to rsync files from smb share to folder on my disk, when I lunch script from terminal ...
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How can I mount an SMB share from the command line?

I would like to mount an SMB network share from the command line (terminal); how would I go about that? I am using Mac OS X 10.6.4.
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Finder accesses SMB share while computer sleeps

I have a networked drive being served over SMB which is regularly accessed from my Macbook Air. The problem is that it spins up even after my Macbook Air has had its lid closed and has been sleeping ...
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Have to ssh first on mac before connecting to samba share

I have a weird issue with my Mac OS Mojave. There is a Ubuntu samba share in my network, and it will consistently fail to connect, until I open the terminal, and browser the directory using it. Once ...
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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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Finder thinks item exists after it's already been deleted (Samba)

First, I copied foo.7z to my SMB share (zfs zpool, Ubuntu 18.04 LTS, Samba 4.7.6) through finder. Over SSH, I moved it elsewhere on the server. I tried copying a different foo.7z again to the same ...
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smb server not showing in the Finder sidebar under Locations

I installed samba on linux. From Finder > Go > "Connect to Server …" I can connect to the server and see my folders. The server shows up in the Finder sidebar under Locations. When I unmount the ...
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Can not create files on samba share for Time Machine

OS 10.14.2 / ubuntu 10.04/ samba 4.9.2 My ultimate aim is to use a samba share with Time Machine. I have built an up to date version of samba (4.9.2) which has the necessary support for Time Machine ...
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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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IOS LAN SAMBA share access

A Western Digital MyCloud NAS is pinned on a LAN: is there any native IOS 12.X functionality that enables users to discover LAN-SAMBA resources and browse them (like OSX Finder)?
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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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Back up personal files when TimeMachine is set to backup other files

I run my own samba server on my home desktop. I use MAC for work and personal business. TimeMachine is set up to back up my work folders (on the other, office samba server). I want to back up my ...
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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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Samba network connection from Mac to PC only worked before restart

I've connected a Mac mini to a PC running Windows via Ethernet. Both computers have manually-configured static IP addresses. I was able to use Samba on the Mac to connect to a shared folder on the PC ...
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Dot-files and other meta data on non-Mac network shares

Is there a way to tell Finder to not use (or worry about) the ._* files and other meta-data files it normally tries to use when it's on a network share? Currently when I'm in Finder and I try to copy ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Connect to Server as guest from command line

I have a SAMBA share I mount on my Mac from time to time. I do this in Finder with Go > Connect to Server..., typing smb://192.168.1.1 into the Server Address field and pressing Connect. On the ...
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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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Samba share randomly unable to move files/folders

I'm having strange permissions issues with my OSX 10.8.4 server. I stopped using the Apple v2.2.1 server app due to numerous issues & now have samba 3.6.15 installed via Macports, which mostly ...
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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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How to add smbutil as a lookup mechanism for hostnames

There are a bunch of computers on my network that are not on the DNS server. They broadcast their name using Samba or are Windows Workgroup machines. When I run either ping or try to access them over ...
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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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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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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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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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Samba share on Mountain Lion freezes

I'm using a Mac Mini (Mid 2010) with Mountain Lion on (OS X 10.8 12A269 – not OS X Server) as a file server at my home network. The Mac is equipped with an external 2TB USB disk (Western Digital). ...
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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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I'm getting lots of Samba “too many open files” errors. How can I troubleshoot? [duplicate]

I'm using Mac OS X Snow Leapord. My iMac's hard drive has been getting unexpectedly full, and I finally tracked the problem down to a huge file: private/var/log/samba/log.smbd.old, weighing in at ...
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Mac doesn't recognize hosts on local network

I have a Linux server in my cupboard. My Windows machines can connect to it via its hostname. I have never configured any DNS server; all I did was assign the Linux box a name when I installed Ubuntu ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...