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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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MDADM RAID 1 and Samba on gigabit ethernet only using 500mbps

I am using mdadm, samba and RPi4 to create a local nas for my house. It seems to work fine but when I transfer a file from the nas to my local machine, it doesn't use the full 1gbps and only uses ...
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How to access network resources using OpenVPN and Samba

I set up OpenVPN and Samba on my linux laptop, everything worked great for accessing shares on the laptop. Now I've set up OpenVPN and Samba on a Raspberry Pi/4, and I can login to vpn and see shares ...
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Deleted file still takes up space?

I was using my SMB server and I uploaded 3GB worth of files. Turns out some things were wrong and I ended up deleting it. Before 60% of my 16 GB SD card was free, now it is more like 16% (2.2 GB ish). ...
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Raspberry Pi 4 8GB not showing up on network and isn't able to transfer files

I recently bought a Raspberry Pi 4 8gb that I am using as a local nas. When I got it I connected it to wifi, installed samba and got it configured - it worked perfectly (was accessible/discoverable/...
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Why is a mount of a remote samba share read only?

I have successfully mounted a samba share (from a Centos server) on my Raspberry Pi, but the share is read-only: sudo mount -t cifs //ip.address/sharename /mnt/test -o user=username,vers=1.0 I have ...
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Sub-optimal Samba speeds (for external NTFS HDD)

So, I'm trying to setup a Samba share on my R Pi 4 for my home network. I'd really like it it be Samba because at lease 1 Win10 machine is involved. The setup is as follows: External USB 3 HDD is ...
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Changing password for Samba on RPi4

i succesfully installed and started samba with password as user1. Lets call it password1. But i have more raspberries running and i chose to put all passwords same to all of them, so i changed this ...
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Add Network Drive to Windows when Using Pi as VPN Server

I currently have my pi 4 set up as a VPN server with OpenVPN. I also have an external drive connected to it that I use samba to share across LAN. The VPN works fine for things like printing remotely, ...
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Slow NTFS write speeds, on external USB drive?

I have my 4GB Pi4 set up with automount and have an NTFS formatted USB3 hard drive, connected via the USB 3 port. Looking at the driver via the mount command: /dev/sda1 on /media/Seagate_sda1 type ...
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RPI zero g_mass_storage using a directory

I am trying to use ad rpi zero to access a samba share present on my network so that I can access it to the tv. I'll try to make it more clear: SMB server --> wifi --> rpi zero --> tv I have ...
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Cannot access Samba USB share but can access folder share

Why can I access a Samba folder share on Windows 10 but not a USB drive share? I have a samba share to a folder on my pi. I can access it from Windows. But when I try to connect to a USB device (...
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PI Zero W Mass storage device mode

I need some help regarding the mass storage mode with Raspberry PI Zero W. This is my first time configuring this mode and I've found a lot of guides about it that only explain how to use the PI as ...
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Migrating From 3B+ to 4B. Easy Solution than reinstalling everything

I am using a lent 3B+ and now I will buy my own 4B. I have PMS, Pi-Hole, and Samba Server. I don't want to reinstall and re-configure everything again, is there an easy alternative?
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pi samba share permissions

So my current project is to have a full node bitcoin core on my pi4 currently following this guide: Bitcoin node guide In this guide they reference an external hdd for the blockchain as currently the ...
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mount samba drives as a guest

I'm trying to mount a windows network drive as a guest. (on an rPi3+) $ sudo mount -v -t cifs //WinMachine/tv /home/pi/SHARED/TV -o guest and the response: mount.cifs kernel mount options: ip=fd83:...
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Permission Denied error trying to access MacOS shared folder on my raspberrypi

I have an HD plugged on my mac mini shared over my local network through SMB. I want to mount this folder on my raspberrypi using: sudo mount -t cifs //SERVER_IP/FOLDER ~/macshare/ -o user=USER but ...
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Rpi freezes when I want to look at my cam pics or even when I want to copy the folder to my local pc

I have a rpi that gets the snapshots of my 2 ip cams over FTP. All devices are cable connected (rj45). In between a simple unmanaged gigabit switch. The pictures are saved on a usb HDD of 500Gig (...
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Samba does not show the shared folder

I am working on sharing file via samba file server with raspberry pi zero. Everything is working very well when i access the shared folder which i have created on Windows. However when i try to access ...
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How to hide print$ folder appearing in gui window smb connected to a pi4B based samba server?

On a Pi4B headless remote configuration (hereafter referred to as pi_samba), samba is installed. When at a desktop computer (also a pi4B), after making a samba connection to the pi_samba, any ...
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Cannot reach Internet after assigning fixed IP address in dhcpcd.conf

Hardware: Pi 2 OS: Raspberry Pi OS 32-bit No firewall. Running over ethernet (no WiFi card) I am following a tutorial to set up a Pi as a file server for home. For this, I need to install Samba. ...
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Issue with 'sudo dpkg --configure -a' and samba installation

I've been trying to install Samba on my Raspberry Pi, but seem to have created a broader issue in the process. The steps to the issue were the following: I ran the install code: sudo apt-get install ...
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How to delete SMB shortcuts/links from the desktop?

I used File Manager to browse some files on my NAS: //BACKUP/Files When I did so, a shortcut (or symlink) was automatically placed on my desktop. Now I cannot delete this item. When I attempt to do so,...
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RPI samba stopped working

Allo I had some power shortages recently that (most likely) caused samba to stop working. samba --version shows version 4.9.5-debian I am connecting from Win10. When I try "Add network drive"...
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Samba: Windows 10 connects to one Pi, but not another

I've had a Samba share for a while on a general-purpose Pi running Raspbian with a desktop. Now I want to migrate that function to its own dedicated Pi running Raspbian Lite. (headless) So I started ...
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Raspberry PI SMB User from Windows 10

I'm at my wit's end. I have an external drive connected to a raspberry pi 4 which I am ultimately trying to connect to from a Windows 10 computer via samba. Using this script I was finally able to get ...
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When uploading from WinSCP: How to mount an external samba drive to give all users write and file rename permissions? [closed]

I have a raspberry pi behind a Fritzbox router that also doubles as a nas with a drive connected via USB. I have mounted the nas to the pi's "/media/fritzbox-usb" directory and would like ...
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SMB performance incredibly slow

I've recently hooked up an ext4 formatted external USB3.0 harddrive to my Raspberri PI 4 (USB3.0 slot) and shared it in my network using Samba. The first upload to the drive went smoothly, but every ...
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Configure Pi4 to create files in root of mounted Samba share

I cannot create files and directories of the root folder of a mounted Samba share on my Pi4. I am 98% certain that this is a client-side issue with the Pi4 and not a server configuration problem for ...
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How to record to NAS from TVHeadend running on Raspberry Pi 4

Sorry if I unintentionally transgress any forum etiquette - in all my time looking for answers to questions I have been able to get there through searching and have never actually had to post a ...
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How to solve this problem? I cant install samba in my Raspberry Pi 3 Always give error

root@MyHome:/# sudo apt-get install samba Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done The following additional packages will be installed: attr ibverbs-...
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Raspberry Pi & Ubuntu fileshare through etho, internet through wlan0

I have a RaspberryPi set-up through wifi to work as a samba server (external harddrive). It works great and all my devices can connect to it. I also have an old laptop I'm setting up as an Ubuntu Kodi ...
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Pi 3 nextcloud server and NAS

Is it possible to use something like dietpi, install nextcloud as well as have a NAS in the same thing accessing the same files? What I would like is a system where I can access the NAS via my Linux ...
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Setting the max size visble for Time Machine shares

I have a quick question on a time machine share that I've set up. I am wondering how to set the max size for a time machine share in the smb.conf file. Shown below is the smb.conf file I have at the ...
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Improve samba speed transfer

I've just setup a samba server on an old RPI 1. I've mounted a external hard drive, run some tests and got about 20 MB/s speed. Then did the same thing for my ehternet setup, got around 3,5 MB/s ...
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Failed to start Samba SMB Daemon Raspbian Buster Pi3

I updated Jessie Raspbian to Strectch then Buster (Debian 10) on Pi3 Samba was ok on Jessie but does not work anymore due to Failed to start Samba SMB Daemon when I want to start smbd service, below ...
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Access files from one raspi of another

I have two raspis set up running raspbian. One has an external HDD which I want to access with the other one over LAN. Is samba the way to go? I tried setting it up and I believe the server is running....
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raspberry pi 4 with usb 3 adapter to sata harddrive write slower than usual

I have a 2.5 inch SATA HDD hooked up to a UGREEN USB 3 to SATA connector. The HDD is formatted as NTFS. On my Windows PC I get write speeds of about 80 MBytes/s. I am running OMV on the Pi 4. On ...
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RPi4-No access to Raspberry Pi from Windows 10

RPi4-No access to Raspberry Pi from Windows 10 Where is the problem? Runnibg on: Raspberry Pi 4 (buster), USB3 disk attached with volume label USB2TB a 2 terabyte NTFS disk Windows 10 Home, Version ...
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Problem with connecting my PI Samb Server to windows

Guides I used to create this: Build a Raspberry Pi NAS How to Turn a Raspberry Pi Into a NAS for Whole-Home File Sharing So currently I created a Samba server with x2 external HDDs in raid 1. I ...
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Samba drive mount issue

Ive had samba installed on my pi for some time now and had setup a mount for my windows 10 laptop to access on it. It had been working well for a month now. Yesterday I reserved my pi a IP on my ...
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Unable to access mounted USB drive on samba server

I have a server running Raspbian OS. I use it as both a NAS samba server and as a Jellyfin media server. Jellyfin I have used the following settings to make the media files accessible by Jellyfin /...
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Cannot setup Samba

I want to access files from my Raspberry on my Windows machine. I did it previously, but I resetted both my devices some time ago. I haven't made any advanced network configurations to them yet. I ...
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Delete and modify not supported smb external drive (exfat)

I run SAMBA 4.9.5 on my raspberry pi 4 and share a folder on my external hard drive(exfat as fs). It worked all fine until I want to remotely delete or modify files on it. I cannot delete or modify ...
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Samba share is read-only despite settings

I am running Samba on my Raspberry Pi, and have configured the smb.conf file as such, which should just be the default version with the following appended: [media] comment = Media path = /mnt/...
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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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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 ...