[Samba] Mounting samba share from linux fails

Mark Nienberg mnlists at tippingstructural.com
Wed Sep 20 17:31:47 UTC 2017

On Tue, Sep 19, 2017 at 12:26 AM, Aurélien Aptel <aaptel at suse.com> wrote:
> Assuming it's a SMB version issue:
> Sounds like your cifs.ko kernel module doesnt support SMB2+? Try using
> vers=2.0 or vers=2.1.
> If it's not supported either get a newer kernel or set samba to accept
> SMB1 connections again.

The "vers" option did not work, but you pointed me in the right direction.
The release notes for 4.5 say this:

"By default, Samba will only allow NTLMv2 via NTLMSSP now..."

so I added the option "sec=ntlmssp" and now it works.


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