[Samba] NT_STATUS_BAD_NETWORK_NAME for Windows Server 2008

samuel.ferencik at barclays.com samuel.ferencik at barclays.com
Thu Jun 6 09:10:46 MDT 2013

-----Original Message-----
From: Jeremy Allison [mailto:jra at samba.org] 
Sent: Thursday, June 06, 2013 4:51 PM
To: Ferencik, Samuel: Markets (PRG)
Cc: samba at lists.samba.org
Subject: Re: [Samba] NT_STATUS_BAD_NETWORK_NAME for Windows Server 2008

On Wed, Jun 05, 2013 at 05:14:47PM +0100, samuel.ferencik at barclays.com wrote:
> Hi,
> Our smbclient calls have started failing on connections to Windows 2008 AD servers. (Previously there were only Windows 2003 Servers, so we had no issues.)
>   Domain=[INTRANET] OS=[Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise 7601 Service Pack 1] Server=[Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise 6.1]
>   tree connect failed: NT_STATUS_BAD_NETWORK_NAME
> Is this post [ http://serverfault.com/a/303483 ] correct when it says that Samba cannot connect to Win2k8? (We have issues with smbclient versions 3.0 - 3.6.)

What version of Samba are you running ? smbclient can
certainly connect to W2K8.


Hi Jeremy,

Version 3.0.33-3.39.el5_8
Version 3.6.9-151.el6

The problem is reproducible in both.


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