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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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“Transport endpoint is not connected” after a few seconds?

I set up a RPi as a SMB server with the official Raspbian jessie image (not lite). I installed samba and ntfs-3g for this purpose. The problem is whenever I start or reboot the RPi, after a few ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Raspberry Pi B+ not visible on Windows Workgroup

I have Raspberry Pi B+, connected to LAN and I can communicate with WAN without any problems. However, I've installed Samba using following configuration (smb.conf): #======================= Global ...
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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 ...
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Cannot edit files on RPi through smb

I Just set up my RPi as a samba server. I connected it to my Mac through samba and can browse files on it, but it said that I did not have permissions. I went to the RPi and changed to the folder to ...
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Trying to set up Samba

I'm trying to set up Samba on my Pi so that I can access files through my PC and analyze them. I followed the instructions here to set it all up, and it worked all fine until this last section: From ...
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How to update Samba to the latest release branch

I configured a network share using the guidance found here: http://raspberrypihq.com/how-to-share-a-folder-with-a-windows-computer-from-a-raspberry-pi/ But after everything was successfully ...
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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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I am having trouble finding a command that shows what version of samba is installed on my RPi3

I am running Raspbian jessie 8 on my RPi3. I am trying to see what version of samba is installed if any. I do not remember installing it as far as i know it is for remote access but I am not totally ...
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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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Samba write access for removable media (Model B)

I've recently revived my Raspberry Pi B, which is not nearly as powerful as the 3's that are out now. I've resorted to using it as a media hub for all of my hard drives and large flash drives as ...
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mount network drive as guest

I'm trying to mount the network drive, so far I've got: sudo mount -t cifs -o guest,uid=1000,iocharset=utf8,file_mode=0777,dir_mode=0777,noperm //192.168.1.1 /media/plex but I get: mount error(22): ...
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Unable to install from apt-get

I have searched for a solution and before I explain the issue, I have run apt-get update but I still get the problem. sudo apt-get upgrade is also experiencing the same problem. I am assuming mirror....