[jcifs] smbAuthException if server is down

Kammy Wesley kwesley at filefish.com
Thu Feb 14 10:48:25 EST 2002

yes, the domain controller was down.  So, is there no way to distinguish 


Allen, Michael B (RSCH) wrote:

>Down how? If it's literally off then you'll probably get a Connection refused
>SmbException ERRCLI/ERRioe. If the server you're connecting to with
>jCIFS is responding but the domain controller the server authenticates
>jCIFS users against is having issues you might get an SmbAuthException.
>It depends really. I don't think there's a good way to tell what the case is
>>-----Original Message-----
>>From:	Kammy Wesley [SMTP:kwesley at filefish.com]
>>Sent:	Wednesday, February 13, 2002 5:39 PM
>>To:	jcifs
>>Subject:	[jcifs] smbAuthException if server is down
>>Are we supposed to see smbAuthException if the server is down?  I 
>>thought that this message only came if the actual authentication failed?
>>jcifs.smb.SmbAuthException:Access denied

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