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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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: 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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Unable to connect Windows 10 PC to Raspberry Pi Samba share

I'm following this tutorial to set up RPi file sharing/NAS via Samba. As per the Client access to NAS instructions I typed my Pi's IP address into the “search program and files box” from the windows ...
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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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write issues with samba on raspberry pi

I'm a linux noob and I'm trying to configure a simple NAS using my pi. I have done the configuration and mounted the USB flash drive (formatted using Fat32) to the /media/USBHDD1/shares folder but I'm ...
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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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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 ...
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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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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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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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Change openelec settings via ssh?

So, i found myself with a raspberry with openelec installed at my father's house, my tv remote doesn't work via hdmi cec and i can't find a mouse anywhere home, so I can't navigate around the menus or ...
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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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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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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 ...