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I have a windows 2003 server installed(no AD, No DC). I need access from the network to a shared folder on this machnine without any athentication. How do I realise this? Production PLC need access to this folder. With Windows server 2000 it worked fine.

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  • Wubbe Tammenga Jul 15, 2008

    Workgroup

  • Wubbe Tammenga Jul 15, 2008

    What you mentioned is already in place. The problem is that it requires authentication to access the folder and I need unlimited access without autyhentication to this foleder

  • Wubbe Tammenga Jul 15, 2008

    Please notice:



    I mentioned WIndows Server 2003. I only have th problems with this server version.



    Windows server 2000 is no problem, neither is XP or VIsta



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What will i do my computer always disconnected from the network


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it might be a problem with the power and data leads either breaking down / faulty or bad connections

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Double-click the "My Computer" icon on the desktop.

This opens the Explorer window.


Navigate to the folder you wish to share.

Right-click the folder and select "Properties." Click the "Sharing" tab.


This is where you configure the folder for network sharing and set permissions for users to access the directory.

Click the "Share" button.


This opens a window with a list of users configured on the network.

Add the groups and users who are allowed to have access to the folder, by highlighting the name and clicking the "Add" button.


When you've added all the users, click the "Share" button.

Click the "Advanced Settings" button.


This opens a configuration window where you can give the folder name an alias.

This hides the real name of the folder and shows the alias to users when they browse the computer for open shares.


Type a friendly name into the textbox and press the "Ok" button.

Click "Ok" in the main share properties window.

The settings are saved and take effect immediately.


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How to network connect and activate windows 2007 & MAC X


Set up user accounts

Users connecting to Windows Sharing must have user accounts on the Mac OS X computer that is sharing. There is no guest access. Any person who already has an account on the Mac OS X computer can use his existing account. You must log in to the Mac OS X computer with an administrator account to set this up. The steps differ for new and existing users.

For new users
  1. From the Apple menu, choose System Preferences.
  2. From the View menu, choose Accounts.
  3. Click New User (10.2) or the "+" button (10.3 or later).
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    The user's short name is exactly how the user will enter their name when they log in to Windows Sharing. The short name is always lowercase.

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  8. Quit System Preferences.

If your Windows PC has is equipped with an Ethernet port, you can connect your PC and Macintosh using an Ethernet cable. By doing this, you are creating a small local network, consisting of just the two computers. Set up your Windows PC by turning on File Sharing. Refer to the instructions that came with your Windows PC if you're not sure how to do this.

To locate and connect to the Windows computer, you can use the sidebar in a Finder window. You need to know the workgroup name for the computer and the network name (called the "computer name") for the computer. To connect to the computer, you also need a user name and password and the name of the shared folder you want to access. If you don't have this information, contact the person who owns the computer or your network administrator.

If you cannot locate the Windows computer in the Network browser, you may be able to connect to it using the Connect To Server dialog in the Finder.

Make sure the Internet Connection Firewall is turned off, or if it's on make sure TCP port 445 is open to allow sharing connections.
To connect you Mac and Windows computers: step_1.gif

In the Finder, choose Go > "Connect to Server."
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Type the network address for the computer in the Server Address text box using one of these formats:

smb://DNSname/sharename smb://IPaddress/sharename
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Follow the onscreen instructions to type the workgroup name and a user name and password, and choose the shared folder you want to access.

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I am trying to set a network using a wired desktop and a wireless laptop (desktop using XP and laptop using Vista)I am using a Linksys WRT160N, I can get on the internet with no issues at all but when...


in the router's lan (not wan) configuration - set the dhcp server (gateway address) to be 10.1.10.1. Then set the addresses of the clients (connected to the router) to be assigned addresses from 10.1.10.10 - 10.1.10.20. Set the desktop's TCP/IP address to be 10.1.10.11 (static) with a subnet of 255.255.255.0, and a gateway address of 10.1.10.1. Set the laptop's wireless connection (TCP/IP adapter) to have a static 10.1.10.12 address with same subnet mask and gateway address of desktop. Change the workgroup on both computers to be of the same name (case sensitive here) to a name such as HOMENETWORK. Then on each computer, open up "My Computer" and right click on folders, files or printers that you want to share on your network!

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How to access your home PC files remotely


There are a couple of ways of doing this. Here are a couple of my favourites. All of these require you keep your computer on.

1. Opera Unite
If you install the freeware browser Opera, then create an account with them, you can start Opera Unite, an online service for accessing files and services from anywhere. After you have added the File Sharing application from the Unite sidebar, you can configure the application. Choose to add a share location and choose your main hard drive (generally C:). Then, change your password and make sure that you set your Opera Unite account to private and check that File Sharing is password-protected. Then simply navigate to the URL that Opera provides (generally username.operaunite.com), enter your username and password and then you'll have full access to your files. Note that you will need to keep Opera running on your Computer

2. FTP server. *Only recommended for advanced users
By running a FTP server software like FileZilla on your home computer, you can create a far more powerful file sharing experience. Now, first up, you should go to DynDNS.com, sign up for a free account and then create a Dynamic DNS host. Next, download and install the DynDNS Updater and run on your computer. Now, to access the files that you have configured with your FTP server software, simply use your DynDNS hostname that you created in the sign-in process into Windows Explorer or Internet Explorer (or any browser) with the ftp:// prefix instead of http://. However, if your computer is on a home network behind a router, you will need to configure that also. Set up a port forward (generally Port 20,21, and 23) to the computer running the FTP server. The other advantage to this is that by finding out the server's local IP address (open Run, then type cmd, then type ipconfig, and write down the IP address shown) you can also access the files from the server within your network, simplifying the file access process greatly.

3. Orb 2.0
This is one of the slickest and smoothest methods. Simply download and install the Orb desktop client from Orb.com (also create an account and enter your details into the Orb client), then add any folders you want to share. Then, allow some time for it to index your content. Now, from outside your network, log in to Orb.com with the account you created and click on the Applications button at the top of screen. If you want the music, videos, photos or documents you specified in the setup process, choose the appropriate application, or choose File Sharing to access all of your files at once. Simply navigate the folders as if it was your local computer and you will be able to use them flawlessly. You can even access other physical drives like your CD drive online.

4. TeamViewer
This is a brilliant VNC replacement application. Simply create an account, then install the client on your computer. Also, enter your account details into the client (click the button at the bottom right of screen) and write down your 12-digit ID and password. From here, you have several options remotely. I recommend that you should link up your account first. Navigate to login.teamviewer.com and login, then add a client using the ID and password from your computer. Now, whenever you login to your account, you wont have to remember your ID/password. You can install the client on another computer and connect with your account directly or login to teamviewer.com and use the Java-based applet to connect and use your computer as if you were in front of it.

These should work well when accessing your files.

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Sharing Your Own Computer's Stuff with the Network


To share a file or folder with your fellow computer users, move the file into your Shared Documents folder, which lives in your My Computer window. (You must move or copy a file into the Shared Documents folder; shortcuts don't always work.)

After you place your file or folder into your Shared Documents folder, it appears in the Shared Documents folder of everybody else using your computer.

Administrators can share folders without having to move them into the Shared Documents folder. The trick is to follow these steps:

1. Right-click on a folder you'd like to share and choose Sharing and Security from the pop-up menu.

Open My Computer and right-click on the folder you'd like to share. When the menu appears, select Sharing and Security. A window appears, showing the Properties for that folder. It opens to the Sharing tab.

Right-click on a folder and choose Sharing and Security to share the folder on the network.

2. Click the box marked Share This Folder on the Network.

A check mark in that box lets everybody peek at, grab, steal, change, or delete any of the files in that folder. To let visitors look inside the files but not change them, remove the check mark from the box marked Allow Network Users to Change My Files.

3. Click OK.

Now that particular folder and all its contents are available for everybody on the network to share.

Sharing a lot of folders isn't a good idea because it gives network visitors too much control over your computer. Even if you trust people, they might accidentally mess something up. To be safe, only share files by placing them in the Shared Document folder.

Inside Shared Documents live two more folders, Shared Music and Shared Pictures. Those two folders are also available to any user. So, if you want to share documents with any user of your computer, store them in the Shared Documents folder. When you make MP3s from your CDs, store them in the Shared Music folder, too, so that everybody can enjoy them.

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Making a shared folder


Go to this site http://fhctech.org/fhc/networking/xp-sharing-folder.htm for winxp or
http://kb.iu.edu/data/ahrs.html For win2000

http://www.maximumpcguides.com/share-a-folder-in-windows-vista/ for vista

Hope this helps if not please specify the Operating system of your computer

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Setting Up and connecting to a Windows 2000 server.


you do this by sharing a folder on you win 2k file server computer and setting appropiate permissions
and you access you're share folder via network neighborhood or my network places. you may also may want to map the share folder for you to easily access stuff in it and put stuff back aswell.

you also need some physical set up
your network should be something like this

internet ISP------ modem-------- router-------- file server (win 2k)
-------- your computer
also you neet to give your network a name so all your computers are part of the same network (peer to peer network)

this will give you detail instructions on sharing folders:
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/301281

good luck! let me know how it turns out!

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