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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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....
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Rsync daemon not succesfully starting on boot

Rsync server was working successfully on my RPi B+ until today. I've upgraded the attached USB from 32 GB to 64 GB (both USB 3.0). Then I got reckless and changed a bunch of settings for the Samba ...
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Raspberry Pi not showing on network

I bought two Raspberry Pi 2 Bs, one to run kodi and the other to running Raspbian and is using Samba server. I had set up both up last night with the one running kodi getting files from the other ...
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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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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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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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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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Samba not authenticating

Okay, so I have been going at this for over two hours and on the verge of giving up. I cannot for the life of me get Windows to authenticate with Samba. I either get "Username or Password incorrect" ...
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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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Automount not working

I'm trying to mount a windows share on a Raspberry Pi 3 running Raspbian Jessie. As many others have stated, if I manually mount with sudo mount -a the volume mounts just fine. On a reboot, the mount ...
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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 + Mac = Problems

I am running Raspbian and as of this afternoon have update'd and upgrade'd. I am using my Raspberry Pi (2) as a Samba (apt-get install samba) 24/7 server/torrent box. Everything on the Pi itself is ...
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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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Bad performance transfer file with samba

I have made a torrent client/file server with raspberry pi 2, using a 16 GB SD card class 10 for raspbian and a 16 GB USB to store files that i transferred with samba. Pi is connected with LAN cable ...
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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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Deluge with samba disk

I've just set up a deluge daemon with a web UI and all works fine. I have an ASUS RT-N66U router (with asuswrt-merlin firmware version 378.56_2) connected to a USB disk (1TB) formatted with NTFS. ...
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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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Input / output errors with Samba

This has been asked before, and on other sites, but I'm not sure there has ever been a definitive answer. I'm running Samba under Raspbian on RPi model B (original version -- not the recent upgrade). ...
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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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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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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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I can access my Pi through the network on one PC but not on the other

I have a Pi set up and connected to my router through Ethernet. I have two Windows 10 machines - a laptop and a desktop - which I need to access the Pi with. I am using Samba in order to connect to ...
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Rpi2 - Samba with multiple clients performance

I'd like to use Rpi as home NAS, I have already problems using XBMC and samba. Making it really slow to work with HD connected with Rpi. Now I want to try plain raspbian with Samba to serve files (...
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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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Can't Mount Folder To Network Share

I'm trying to mount a folder on my Pi in /mnt/camshare to my network share, as shown below. The network share exists & I can browse to it on a spare Ubuntu machine. FYI the Motion folder itself ...
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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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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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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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Cannot delete files from Samba share

I am running XBian Beta 2. I have a external hdd connected using usb with this fstab entry /dev/sda1 /media/mybook ext3 defaults,noauto,user,exec,noatime 0 0 0 I want ...
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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 ...