[Samba] Q: mount -t smbfs: "cli_negprot: SMB signing is mandatory and we have disabled it."

Ulrich Windl ulrich.windl at rz.uni-regensburg.de
Fri Jul 14 06:58:23 GMT 2006

On 14 Jul 2006 at 15:47, Andrew Bartlett wrote:

> smbfs does not support SMB signing.  Try the more modern cifsfs.

Thanks for the hint, it actually helped. However I'm having the problem that
	mount -t cifs -ouser=uname //rkapoka1/HostData ~/stest
works when entering the password interactively, while
	mount -t cifs -ocredentials=scred //rkapoka1/HostData ~/stest
does not work when the correct password had been specified in the credential file 
as documented.

OK, found that as well: there are no blanks allowed around '=' (in contradiction 
to "cmb.conf standards". Maybe add an extra line of warning to the manual page of 

Problem solved now, thanks for the excellent reply, and sorry about my dumbness.


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