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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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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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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 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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How do I mount to SAMBA drive on boot with raspberry pi?

The only way I have managed to mount the drive is by typing the command: > sudo mount -t cifs //"IP"/hdd1 /home/pi -o uid=1000,iocharset=utf8,username="USERNAME",password="PASSWORD",sec=ntlm ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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RPi freezes during boot (bind9 samba)

My Raspberry Pi freezes while booting. I am using it for local DNS server (bind9), NAS, media Library (DLNA, UPNP) etc. I've lately set up a WiFi Hotspot (Access Point), but today, after i ...
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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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Samba configuration file

I'm attempting to set up a NAS using samba on my raspberry pi, running raspbmc. I'm following this tutorial to do so. I've got to the stage of editing the config file: Our next stop is to turn on ...
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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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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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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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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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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 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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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 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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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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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 ...
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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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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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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 ...