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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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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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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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“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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Problems configuring samba server on RaspBMC

last weekend I finally bought a RPi to use it as a media server/player with RaspMBC. Since nearly 4 days now, I try to figure out how to configure the samba server properly in order to fit my needs, ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Slow Network throughput of raspberry pi-4 [duplicate]

I have setted up samba server for NAS in my raspberry pi 4. The external disk is USB 3.0 and is working fine. sudo hdparm -t /dev/sda shows speed around 120 MBytes/s nperf also shows link of around ...
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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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Join raspbian in a samba domain

I'm trying for an rpi in a samba domain. I researched a lot but nothing works ... I would ask for a tutorial from you guys or even the link to some that worked. I'll use the same raspbian. I'm ...
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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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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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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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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 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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Npm Install failes von raspbian

After installing node.js on a playground raspberry pi, i'm able to run node.js scripts. Now i had a folder which a packages.config which contains a dependency to express.js when running npm ...
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Unable to share attached hard drive with samba

I've been looking at a number of different tutorials for sharing my attached external hard drive over my network, and can't seem to get any to work. Currently I have /home/pi accessible from my ...
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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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Can't connect to the samba server?

I am trying to set up a file sharing server on this here raspberry pi. The pi is running on Raspbian. I have it plugged in to my Google Wi-Fi router via Ethernet. SSH and ping are working fine, but ...
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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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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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Accessing Windows 10 shares from Raspberry Pi 3

Is there an easy method to connect to Windows 10 shares? I'm not using a Local Account, but a Microsoft Account (Online).
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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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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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