[Samba] Connecting to samba server from android TV Box

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Fri Jan 3 18:24:09 UTC 2020

On Fri, Jan 03, 2020 at 01:14:45PM -0500, Alex via samba wrote:
> Hi, I have one of those TV boxes that can be used to connect to a
> samba server to play media files on a TV but I can't get it to
> connect. Their support is nonresponsive. I'm a relatively experienced
> Linux user and have samba working with another media box on the same
> network.
> The android media box with the problem is from Ninkbox and it's the N1
> Max. The box says it's Android 9.0 using a RK3318 quad-core processor.
> I can enter in the username and password for the share, and it appears
> to login and display the list of available shares, but then returns
> "mount fail" with no other indication as to what the problem could be.

Get a wireshark trace on port 445 to see exactly what it is trying to do

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