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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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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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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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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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Mounting smb with CIFS ignores file_mode and dir_mode

I'm having trouble with permissions involving an SMB share hosted on another machine on my local network. It appears that no matter what options I provide in the /etc/fstab or in a mount command, ls -...
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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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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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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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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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Fstab: Mount a network share using host name (not IP address)

I have a CIFS share working correctly in fstab using //192.168.x.x/directory/to/folder /media/my/directory cifs ... However since our company network dynamically allocates ip addresses, is there a ...
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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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Unable to make write only smb share [closed]

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Windows 7 drops connection to shared folder on Raspberry Pi

Start Edit I'm connecting the Pi directly to my PC with an ethernet cable. End Edit I'm trying to share a folder that's on a Raspberry Pi (running Jessie Lite) with my laptop (running Windows 7) so ...
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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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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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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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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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Chown permission denied on samba share

I have a raspberry with samba and it shares a drive inside the network and allow to everyone to write, read etc I have another raspberry which mount the samba shared drive and I would execute, from ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...