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File transfer fails on Samba service (Error code -36)

File transfer fails on Samba service (Error code -36)

When you use Samba protocol in Finder to access files located in the storage connecting to a server or another computer, you may experience an error: (Error code -36)

Samba protocol file access error message from MacOS Error code -36

Please use one of the following options to access your data over the TCP/IP network.

1. OS X Server: When saving files on SMB shares, the permissions might be changed so that only the owner can read or write: https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT203574 https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT201416

2. Apple AFP Protocol: https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT204445

3. CIFS (Samba1) Protocol: Instead of using smb, you can try cifs protocol. For example, smb://192.168.101.1, you can replace smb with cifs, the connection becomes cifs://192.168.101.1

4. Try the newer OS update.

Additional Information:
Samba copy fails after upgrade to Mac OS X 10.6.3
Error code -36
OS X 10.9 Mavericks Workaround for SMB

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