Questions tagged [samba]

a free software implementation of the SMB/CIFS networking protocol, providing file and print services for Microsoft Windows clients.

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How to restart ssh and Samba after a temporary network disconnection?

I have a Raspberry Pi (Raspbian GNU/Linux 10 (buster)) connected to my home WiFi, which I primarily use as a Samba file server to access files on my other devices. I occasionally have to reboot my ...
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Slow Network throughput of raspberry pi-4 [duplicate]

I have setted up samba server for NAS in my raspberry pi 4. The external disk is USB 3.0 and is working fine. sudo hdparm -t /dev/sda shows speed around 120 MBytes/s nperf also shows link of around ...
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How to access Samba on Raspi in Workgroup from my Win10 on Domain [closed]

In my home network, I am running Samba on a Pi and it is running well for a long time. I can access it from my multiple laptops running Windows 10. However, with the addition of the latest win 10 ...
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Perrmission issues - writing to SMB share

I'm having issues with write permissions to a SMB share between my 2 RPi4s. I have this SMB mounted on my Win10 PC and I'm able to read/write with no issues. RPi#1 has a USB HD mounted using fstab: ...
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So my rapberry pi 3 is not downloading the metadata for torrents

I have a raspberry pi 3 and I use it as a tool to download movies to a drive and then stream it to my apple tv using samba. The thing is, I use infuse for apple tv to access my rpi off the net and ...
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Raspberry Pi won't connect to NAS Server

I can't connect to my local NAS from my Raspberry Pi, and yet, on my Mac I can using the old Cmd+K. So far, I've tried several options, including : sudo mount -t cifs -o username=USERNAME,password=...
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Can't connect to the samba server?

I am trying to set up a file sharing server on this here raspberry pi. The pi is running on Raspbian. I have it plugged in to my Google Wi-Fi router via Ethernet. SSH and ping are working fine, but ...
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Rpi to read windows and SAMBA folder files

I want to use a NEW RPi 3b+ to play music files hosted on another RPi and Windows a PC. The RPi with media files runs a SAMBA server with a 4TB HDD with all music and other files on it. The RPi also ...
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I can't connect to windows samba network using Raspbian and Pi-Top OS Polaris

I have a Raspberry Pi 3B+ running Raspbian, and a Pi-Top with another Raspberry Pi 3B+ running Pi-Top OS Polaris (which is mostly Raspbian). My issue is that they can't see nor connect to any of the ...
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Join raspbian in a samba domain

I'm trying for an rpi in a samba domain. I researched a lot but nothing works ... I would ask for a tutorial from you guys or even the link to some that worked. I'll use the same raspbian. I'm ...
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Connecting to Samba NAS from another Raspberry Pi

I've setup a NAS Samba server for my Uni project, and I'm able to access all of the files from my Windows PC. However, I want to try access the NAS from another Raspberry Pi. I got to 'Go>Network>...
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Mounting /var from a CIFS

Because my sd card recently failed because of large number of writes to /var filesystem I would like to move it to a SAMBA/CIFS. I tried already and the systems doesn't start at all (it is headless, ...
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~ $ sudo apt-get install samba samba-common-bin --------> Spits out dependency error

I'm new to the Raspberry Pi platform and also complitly new to Linux OS. That said, trubleshooting by my self is pretty much impossible. I hope I can find some help here :) I wanted to install Samba, ...
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Access raspberry pi files through Samba or web browser without a router

I have just got my first Raspberry Pi, (3 Model B+) and am having so much fun with it. My first project is a simple wildlife camera that takes pictures using a simple python script to detect motion. ...
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Trying to configure two USB drives for Samba server, permissions allow access to one but not the other on PC?

On my raspberry pi 3 that has Samba and Ntfs-3g running Raspian I have two USB drives mounted to two folders (from lsblk) Then I have added the following code to the bottom of the samba configure ...
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RPi Samba share not mounting on BusyBox

From RPi /etc/samba/smb.conf: [Moviez] comment=Sona Orico1 drive path=/mnt/Orico1 read only=no browseable=Yes writeable=Yes create mask=0777 directory mask=0777 force ...
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Buffer speed way below theoretical speed on local network while watching a movie in Kodi

I am running a Kodi media center, more specifically OSMC, on a Rapsberry Pi 2 in my living room which sources its movies, shows etc. from another Pi thats located in another room (the rest of my home ...
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Samba permission [How to chmod FAT32]

I have samba installed on the Pi and mounted a usb drive, I can access it on windows but I cannot write to it, I suspect it’s because I need to chmod the drive, but FAT32 does not support permissions, ...
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Cannot connect Samba share

I want make two Samba share for two users. I use this way but i cant connect to the share. I set password too for pi with "smbpasswd -a ". I enter username as 'pi' and password but it is not connect. ...
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Mounted external drive, samba shared directory, authentication problems with win 10 viewing

I've added a line to fstab to mount external drive. proc /proc proc defaults 0 0 PARTUUID=5c32fc0d-01 /boot vfat defaults 0 2 ...
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RPi Share visible yet invisible on Windows Network

I have 3 RPi B's with V2 cameras attached to a windows domain network (Server 2012 R2). All of the RPi's are visible on the network by name (RPi1, RPi2, RPi3) and can be connected by RDP from the ...
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Raspbian Samba/Fstab file limitation

I'm connecting a HDD to the pi to share in my network. I setup SAMBA as directed, install ntfs-3g (my HDD is NTFS), then set specific UUID in /etc/fstab to the mountpoint located on my pi: UUID=...
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Can't Write to Samba Share

I've a Raspberry Pi acting as a NAS server. It correctly mounts my drive and shares it through Samba, however, even though I can connect to the share and read stuff, I can't write anything to the ...
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sqlite gigabyte database on RPi3B+ [closed]

I need r/w access to a sqlite database of several GBytes. Putting it on the SD card is out of the question as the writing would wear out the SD too quickly. This is why I was thinking of network file ...
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fstab mount network share to older smb dd-wrt versions

I have been having a problem mounting a samba share of my dd-wrt to my rpi3. My targer was dd-wrt linksys wrt1900ac v1.0 samba share My problem: unable to mount it in anyway (also fstab from rpi3 or ...
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SSH connection from Raspberry Pi to windows not working

I want to make Sync a folder in windows to raspberry pi, which is connected via ethernet cable. I could write a program in windows to perform this operation and it executes well. But I dont want to ...
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Unable to connect to samba via hostname from Windows 10

I have set up SMB shares on my Raspberry Pi and connect to it via it's hostname \\raspberrypi\shared which is working correctly with my Windows 7 machine. But the Windows 10 machine refuses to ...
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Cannot Connect to Samba Share With Windows 10

I have setup a samba share on my Raspberry Pi3, but am unable to connect to it through Windows 10. I am able to connect and access the files on my laptop with Windows 8 and on my desktop with linux ...
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smbd.service fails to start on readonly file system

I have a Pi setup where the root file system has been made read-only to avoid corruption of the OS due to abrupt power loss/improper shutdown, using the following script (original here): #!/bin/bash ...
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Choosing a distribution and packages for a print server [closed]

I'm helping out someone who's not very tech-savvy replace an older desktop computer, whose only current use is as an SMB print server, with a Raspberry Pi 2B. I've never worked witha Pi before, but I'...
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Network Attached Storage: Pi not visible on home network

I am trying to set up my Raspberry Pi as a Network Attached Storage Device. I have successfully installed Samba but am not able to see my Pi from my Windows 10 device on the same network. I am new to ...
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How can I add shared drives to Raspberry PI 3?

So I have been given this LINK: \\HDD011\01_Presentaion\06_New_1 . I know this link is from a network shared drive here at my job. As a side project, I've been asked to make this link available to ...
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Samba: How to Disable LAN Samba Server Discovery

I am trying to hide my Samba server from my LAN completely but am unable to do so. I managed to hide the folders but not the server itself. What I mean is this, when I open Finder on my Mac there is a ...
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Accessing the samba shared files from the raspi

I've connected an external hdd and set up a samba server. It's working fine on windows, but I have trouble to access the files I copied on the raspi. The hdd doesn't show up as before the samba setup ...
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Devices on my wifi cannot access Pi Samba share

Both my Android phone and Windows PC cannot access my Samba share despite everything being on the local network. Windows can see RASPBERRYPI but when I try to double click it and view its contents it ...
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Can’t see rp3 samba share from a win10 machine

I have a need to share a pi folder with three windows computers. I have been 2/3 successful. I have installed samba on the RP3 and can see a shared folder on the pi from a win7 and a win10 computer, ...
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Samba stops working raspbian

I have setup samba server on raspbian os. It is working well on some android devices , however while writing from samsung j2 and s8 edge it copies some of the part of any file and just stuck there ...
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Raspberry Pi SMBv2

I'm trying to setup an SMB folder share from a Raspberry Pi 2 Model B that I can access from Windows 10. When trying to connect from Windows, I'm getting the below. Obviously I could just enable SMB1 ...
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Raspberry Pi does not show up in workgroup, samba is running, user added

I have followed the following guide to setting up a network accessible external HDD on my pi. I installed both samba and samba-common-bin. I entered the formatted the external drive and mounted it ...
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How to restore samba config?

I edited my /etc/samba/smb.conf file, and now my samba share is not accessible and the the /var/log/samba/log.smbd is reporting a non-useful mkdir error. I have removed the changes I thought I made, ...
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Mounted external drive not accessible via windows

OK So I have tried to set up a network drive: Here is what I appended to the /etc/samba/smb.conf file [EXTERNAL] comment = Toshiba 1TB Drive browseable = yes path = /EXT_TOSH_1TB writeable = Yes ...
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Map to /mnt/external_drive from windows

OK so I followed this guide on how to prepare a file path on my pi for network sharing. I changed it up a bit since I want to map to an external hard drive which is connected to my pi via a powered ...
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Increase transfer rate with Samba using Raspberry Pi 3

I set up an home server using my Raspberry Pi 3 Model B. This server is accessed from Linux distros, Mac OS, and Windows on the local network. I've chosen to set up the server using the smb protocol. ...
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How can I solve the Plex error, 'The server “SubhensHmSvr” is unavailable'?

I have installed Plex on my Pi 3 using https://pimylifeup.com/raspberry-pi-plex-server/ The installation works fine and able to get onto Plex. But when I am trying to access Plex and connect to ...
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Samba crashes after upgrade to Stretch

I just upgraded my Pi from Jessie to Stretch. I was running Samba on it with no problems before, but now the service won't start - neither on boot nor manually. Log output is below. I have no idea how ...
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Post Stretch Update Samba is not accessible

I updated raspbian to the latest stretch release recently. However, now I find that I cannot access the Samba share on the USB connected to the Pi from my Windows 10 laptops. I no more see the Pi ...
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I'm unable to install samba

I'm having trouble with samba that won't install. I did try several time with purge uninstalling and reinstalling but i'm always ending with an error related with a shared library, it seems that the ...
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samba terminology - server / client or host

My task is to use my PC for software development and use Raspberry Pi as a controller of hardware. I have the network working. Now I need to implement samba. Have a stupid , basic , question - who ...
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Instruction not allowed [samba, nmbd, arm]

Right after I did apt-get upgrade on my Pi Zero W running Raspbian Jessie, I ended up with a broken samba setup. Trying apt-get install -f I get: Note: I added Debian security repos, because I needed ...
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I can ping my pi by IP but not HostName [duplicate]

I'm trying to ping my Pi by hostname from a windows machine on the same eth0 network. I've done the following two commands: sudo apt-get install samba sudo apt-get install avahi-daemon However I ...