[Samba] Cannot access the (old) samba server on my router from Linux

Luca Olivetti luca at wetron.es
Tue Sep 8 07:41:32 UTC 2015

El 02/09/15 a les 19:06, Luca Olivetti ha escrit:
> Hello,
> my isp provided me with an ont+wireless router combo.
> The router can share via samba a mounted usb thumb drive.
> The problem is that it's a very old samba version (apparently 1.9.16p10)
> and I cannot access it from Linux:
> luca at seis:~$ smbclient -s /dev/null -L
> Enter luca's password:
> Domain=[WORKGROUP] OS=[Unix] Server=[Samba 1.9.16p10]
> tree connect failed: NT_STATUS_BAD_NETWORK_NAME

I managed to compile smbclient from the 1.9.16p10 tarball, but the 
result is the same[*].
Clearly, what's running on the router is *not* the stock 1.9.16p10, but 
windows manages to use it fine nevertheless.

[*] the message is

SMBtconX failed. ERRSRV - ERRinvnetname (Invalid network name in tree 

Luca Olivetti
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