Samba4: smbclient Failed to connect to ncacn_np://xyz - NT_STATUS_OBJECT_NAME_NOT_FOUND

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at
Sun Sep 19 18:52:58 MDT 2010

On Sun, 2010-09-19 at 19:53 -0400, srikumar 108 wrote:
> Hi:
> I have been having the following problem for the last couple of days:
> # samba --version
> Version 4.0.0alpha12-GIT-1473330
> # smbclient -L //laxmi
> Failed to connect to ncacn_np://laxmi - NT_STATUS_OBJECT_NAME_NOT_FOUND

I don't think smbclient -L takes a // in Samba4.  We could allow it

> Howver, smbclient from samba3 works. From samba log:
> Kerberos: Server not found in database: cifs/ at NYCCNET.COM:
> no such entry found in hdb

I don't think that's related.

> Shouldn't samba be looking for a principal 'cifs/'
> rather than 'cifs/' ? Time to do a fresh install +
> provision, or can this be rescued?

I don't think there is as much here as you think there is.

Andrew Bartlett

Andrew Bartlett                      
Authentication Developer, Samba Team 
Samba Developer, Cisco Inc.
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