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OK, I feel like a doofus, but I must be missing something.

 

WHS2011 system. Two of the standard shares are on D: (800GB leftover on my 1TB system drive); the others are on F:, a 5x2TB RAID5 array in a Sans Digital external enclosure using the RocketRaid 622 controller.

 

Win7 Ultimate client. The client has had the connector software installed.

 

Problem: I can't copy files from the client to the exposed shares on the WHS server. I'm trying to move a bunch of captured TV programs (using Media Center) from the client to the Recorded TV share on the WHS. The error I get: "There is a problem accessing \\SRV\Recorded TV. Make sure you're connected to the network and try again." A singularly unhelpful error message if ever I saw one, by the way.

 

WTH? I made sure my username and password matches on client and server. I set the access on the Recorded TV served folder to Read/Write for my user. Still... no dice.

 

So I think "Aha, some security weirdness on the WHS system. Let's just get the files onto the drive and I'll worry about it later." So on the client I share out the folder with the files I want to move; then I log on to the WHS console and try to copy the files from the Win7 client onto the (now local) array.

 

Same dang error.

 

Did I forget to open some closed-by-default security setting that says "Let normal windows networking work correctly"?

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