[MAC Lion] smbclient "Open AndX Request->STATUS_NOT_SUPPORTED"

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Fri Feb 3 16:09:21 MST 2012

On Fri, Feb 03, 2012 at 04:57:21PM -0600, Darrik Spaude wrote:
> Does anyone have a suggestion for how to get this to work from Samba 3.0 (embedded system, so upgrading to 3.6 may not be possible)?
> For example, from the embedded system trying to connect to a share ("Shared") on Mac OS X 10.7.3 (Lion):
> smbmount // /smbfs/ -o 'guest,rw,fmask=777,dmask=777'
> fails with "SMB connection failed."
> The same smbmount string connecting to Snow Leopard works just fine (same sharing config as Lion). Connecting from Snow Leopard to Lion via the following worked fine:
> smbclient \\\\\\Shared --user=guest
> Is there a smb.conf change I can make for smbmount so that I don't get the STATUS_NOT_SUPPORTED negotiation failure?

No, we had to make a code change to fix this for 3.5.x and above.

The MacOS X server simply doesn't support the SMBopenX call that
smbclient of that vintage uses.


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