Cannot connect using smbclient

Robert Dahlem Robert.Dahlem at
Sun Oct 15 11:35:16 GMT 2000


On Sun, 15 Oct 2000 12:14:48 +0200, Eduardo Diaz Uriarte wrote:

>> >My problem is that even when I can do everything in the 
>> >DIAGNOSIS.txt file, I cannot connect using smbclient from the 
>> >samba server to the samba client. 

>> >That is: smbclient reports and Invalid network name in tree 
>> >connect.

>> >smbclient \\\\OBELIX\\Data\  -U eduardo -d10

>> Remove the trailing backslash ... it should be:

>>     smbclient \\\\OBELIX\\Data -Ueduardo

>Not so easy. It didn't work. 

Well, "invalid network name" means either wrong server name or wrong 
share name. "Data\" is definitely false. Try:

    smbclient -L OBELIX -Ueduardo

and report about the outcome.


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