[Samba] problems mounting Win2003 Server Share - smbclient is working smbmount is not

Tomasz Chmielewski mangoo at wpkg.org
Tue Apr 4 11:08:28 GMT 2006

Andi Voss wrote:
> Hi,
> this is my first post to this list.
> I have to mount an Win2003 SmallBusinessServer share to my linux box.
> So far so good.
> The user "user" exists with the same pass on the linux-box like in the 
> ActiveDirectory at the Win2003-Server.
> I added the user with smbpasswd -a user .
> I joined the domain with:
> net rpc join -S domain -U user
> mount -t smbfs -o username=user,workgroup=domain,rw //server/dir /linux/dir
> The first error I got was:
> root at fax:/etc/rc.d# mount -t smbfs -o 
> username=user,workgroup=domain,rw //server/dir /linux/dir
> cli_negprot: SMB signing is mandatory and we have disabled it.
> 1220: protocol negotiation failed
> SMB connection failed

use mount.cifs instead of deprecated smbmount (mount -t smbfs).

Tomasz Chmielewski

Software deployment with Samba

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