tree connect failed: NT_STATUS_BAD_NETWORK_NAME

Michael Wood esiotrot at
Tue Jul 6 03:02:13 MDT 2010


2010/7/6 murat can tuna <muratcantuna at>:
> Hi Michael,
> Yes unfortunately I have tried that because first error was about starting
> samba and I thought that could work but I have deleted samba 4 afterwards
> and found out that problem was lacking of a smb.conf in /etc/samba although
> purging and reinstalling samba somehow it didn't create any smb.conf and I
> have copied an smb.conf into it maybe problem is because of this artifical
> smb.conf.

Not sure why the smb.conf was not put back.

So you are still getting the same problem with Samba 3.4.0?  It's
probably best to post to the samba list rather than the
samba-technical list for this sort of problem.

> Murat Can Tuna
>> 2010/7/5 murat can tuna <muratcantuna at>:
>> >
>> > Hi all,
>> >
>> > I have deleted and reinstalled samba 3.4.0 afterwards whenever I try
>> > smbclient -L localhost -U%  I get this error:
>> >
>> > Domain=[WORKGROUP] OS=[Unix] Server=[Samba 4.0.0alpha9-GIT-27087e6]
>> ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
>> It looks like you're running quite an old version of Samba 4. Did you
>> intend to be running Samba 4 instead of 3.4.0?

Michael Wood <esiotrot at>

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