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

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Access network Samba share from Pi client

I've been using my PC to access the files on RPi, using Samba Server on RPi. But, Is there any way I could open Samba Connections on Pi? Like browsing Windows PC Samba Files on RPi?
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What vulnerabilities, if any, are inherit to an open samba share on a home LAN?

In /etc/samba/smb.conf I have Writable=yes Browsable=yes This allows pretty much open access to that folder. In a home network, where the pi is connected to a home router. Is this any danger. I've ...
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Ridicoulus File Server performance

I've setup a file server using my new PI, and I'm very disappointed about the performance. I have attached by USB 2.0 2.5" HDD with an USB hub, formatted using NTFS, and mounted automatically. I had ...
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How to change permissions on external hard-drive connected to Raspberry?

I am following this tutorial to create Samba Share on my Raspberry Pi Zero. My problem is at this step: "Make sure your user is the owner of the path you are trying to share via Samba sudo chown -R ...
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Raspberry Pi NAS Permissions

This has been asked before (I could link to 3 other posts I've seen here), but none of them have been answered. I've followed this tutorial on how to set up a NAS using Samba with a Raspberry Pi. ...
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Can't edit/copy files with Samba on Raspberry Pi 2

I recently bought a Raspberry Pi 2 model B, and I installed OpenElec which seems to work as expected, with an external HD plugged in USB. During the setup wizard I enabled Samba, and now I can connect ...
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Raspberry Pi with external USB drive attached as SMB share: share disappears

I'm new to Raspberry Pi, but I bought a Pi with Kodi/OpenElec pre-installed. I attached an external USB hard drive to it, and set it up to expose that as an SMB network share. I'm using Windows on my ...
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samba server - share root

I've set up samba on raspbian Jessie, and I am able to get to the "pi" user's folder from a windows box. I want to be able to get to the /etc/ directory from windows because I want to edit conf ...
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samba net command on Debian Wheezy

Which package for Debian Wheezy holds the 'net' command? I am running Raspbian 7 (Debian Wheezy) with samba-common and samba packages installed. But can not locate net.
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How to automatically mount a samba drive on boot?

I have this in my /etc/fstab //192.168.1.1/S_Drive /mnt/readyshare cifs sec=ntlmv2,username=XXXX,password=XXXXX,uid=1000,gid=1000,iocharset=utf8 0 0 everytime I reboot the pi2, it says [FAILED] ...
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Disable samba encrytion on OpenElec

I finally got my Pi. The last days I tried a lot of MediaCenter-Distros and yesterday I decided to stay with OpenElec since it seems to be the fastest. Without any further configurations OpenElec ...
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SMB Intermittent Time Out on Raspbmc

I am using my Raspberry Pi to stream video and audio content off of my Macbook through an SMB share. The content will stream perfectly when it works but the SMB connection seems to drop at least once ...
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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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How to access a Samba shared folder from a Pi

In my home network I have an Ubuntu machine that is running Samba server. My Windows machine is easily able to browse through the folders after providing a username and password. However when I try to ...
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Unable to make write only smb share

I have the home folder of my Raspberry Pi B+ shared via SMB working fine. Now i'm trying to make a public, write only folder: i edited the configuration like so but it doesn't seem to work. I can't ...
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Pi NAS: Access over internet

I am running SAMBA on my Pi with a USB HDD. Samba is running fine. But I wish to be able to access the files from remote location (over internet). My Pi hosts a wordpress site and I can access it ...
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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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Unable to access samba file share

Aim Trying to access Samba share from my RPi to all other machines within my LAN. If it's any help, my Samba version is 3.6.6. Problem The RPi is not showing up anywhere within the "Network" area ...
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Assigning write permissions to a group

I have setup Samba on Pi and I have added the users to the sambashare group in /etc/group. I want to assign read and write permissions to the users in this group so that they can create new files and ...
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slow network performance samba

I'm suffering from poor network performance on my PI. I use samba to copy files from W7 to an external 3,5inch usb3 drive, NTFS formatted and mounted on the pi using NTFS (not the 3g). I have seen a ...
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Samba Server not running

I have installed XBMC on my Raspberry Pi (RaspBMC). I have an external HDD connected via USB to my raspberry Pi, which I would like all of my movie content on. Logging into the Raspberry Pi using an ...
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Raspbian can't mount samba share on router

I have a usb drive connected to my router, it's a share, works fine from all our windows machines and from Ubuntu, but not from Raspbian. I got the IP-address with nmblookup -S WORKGROUP and the path ...
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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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Access to my raspberry pi with samba over the internet [closed]

Is there a way to have access my samba on the raspberry pi over the internet? To have acces through my normal file browser? I don't want to use FileZilla, just a normal file system. Couldn't find a ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Share files betweens two raspberry pis

I am hoping to find out how to share files between two Raspberry Pi's. I've used samba before on each individual Raspberry Pi with my Windows computer but this doesn't allow me to share files on my ...
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Mounting larger roms using smb/nfs performance

I have a retropie set up attached to my TV, which I use for both streaming (kodi) and light gaming, as of recent. I'm still setting the whole thing up a the time. Since SNES and GBA roms aren't that ...
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Connect Raspberry Pi2 to Windows 10 Shared folder

I have already shared a folder inside my Windows 10 computer in this address 192.168.1.179/Toshiba. And I would like to connect my Raspberry pi 2 to that folder so I can access all my files inside my ...
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Pi Shows Different Files on USB HD than Windows

I setup my raspberry PI with a SAMBA share loosely following the instructions here. After setting up everything, installing SAMBA, NTFS, and all, I was able to use everything last night with no ...
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Android can't find Raspberry Pi with Samba/ Zeroconf Avahi

I have a website hosted on Raspberry pi that needs to be accessed only on the local network. I have installed Samba and ZeroConf Avahi so that I can find the site by calling: http://raspberrypi/ On ...
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External exFat HDD as NAS, can't create rename/delete directories or files

I'm trying to use my Pi as a NAS (among other things), so I mounted an external HDD and set up samba to use it. However, it turns out now that when I connect from my mac I can't rename or delete files ...
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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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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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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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Raspberry PI Samba share inaccessible from windows 10

I'm trying to configure my PI to use as a fileserver, but after reading every tutorial on this from google, I still can not figure out what is wring with my settings. /media/pi/USBHDD permissions: ...
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Finding workgroups on a network

I have a few Pis (Raspbian), a few Windows one other Linux PC on my LAN at home. They operate under two different workgroups set by the Windows computers. I'm playing around with the settings of Samba ...
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Samba installation nightmare

I can't for the life of me get samba (server) to install on my raspberry pi pi@raspberrypi ~ $ sudo apt-get install samba Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
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USB External drive access over network is too slow

I have a Raspberry Pi 1 Model B that is connected with an Ethernet cable to my router. When I try to copy files to my laptop (which is connected using WiFi) using FileZilla or Samba (in either ...
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Cant mount samba share hosted on Debian 8/samba 4.1.17

I used to use raspbian 7 before recently making a switch to a debian 8 image provided by this link https://www.collabora.com/about-us/blog/2015/02/03/debian-jessie-on-raspberry-pi-2/ While on ...
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Use ethernet instead of wifi for Samba

I just set up an Ubuntu server this afternoon and configured samba. I got it working and with Wifi and ethernet connected to my MacBook from that Ubuntu computer I got crazy fast speeds because it was ...
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Mounted drives show incorrect size and free space

I have two USB drives mounted using Samba as network drives using my Raspberry Pi. My Windows machine and backup software show incorrect size and used space for the drives. View from Raspberry Pi: ...
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Samba shows an extra shared folder

After a fresh install of Samba I added these lines to the /etc/samba/smb.conf file: [Media] comment = Media Folder path = /media valid users = @users force group = users create mask = 0660 directory ...
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Samba and usbmount: can't write on automounted device

This is my problem: I configured my RPi with Debian: Samba shares a specific folder, that is readable-writeable-executable from my home network: /media/ usbmount automount USB devices when inserted ...