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What are the common causes of CIFS SETUP failures?

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Applies to

  • Data ONTAP 8.2 7-Mode
  • Data ONTAP 8.1 7-Mode
  • Data ONTAP 8 7-Mode
  • Data ONTAP 7 and earlier

Answer

This article describes the more common reasons for CIFS SETUP operations to fail in Data ONTAP 7-Mode.


The following are a collection of articles to the most common causes:
CIFS setup fails with error: Setup cannot bind to an LDAP server for the DOMAIN.LOCAL active directory domain, and so cannot continue

CIFS setup fails with the following error:
***     Setup cannot bind to an LDAP server for the DOMAIN.LOCAL active
***     directory domain, and so cannot continue.
 

CIFS setup fails with error: Setup cannot connect to an LDAP server for the DOMAIN.LOCAL active directory domain, and so cannot continue

CIFS setup fails with the following error:
***     Setup cannot connect to an LDAP server for the DOMAIN.LOCAL active
***     directory domain, and so cannot continue.
 

CIFS Setup fails with AUTH: notice - Could not establish LDAP security context

CIFS setup fails with the following error:
***     Setup cannot bind to an LDAP server for the DOMAIN.COM active
***     directory domain, and so cannot continue.


CIFS Session Setup Error STATUS_ACCESS_DENIED

CIFS setup fails with the following error:
CIFS Session Setup Error STATUS_ACCESS_DENIED


CIFS setup error with 'Could not set filer password in domain: (0x3c) Connection timed out.'

CIFS setup fails with the following error:
Could not set filer password in domain: (0x3c) Connection timed out.


 

Time skew between storage system and Windows domain cause authentication failures and users cannot map CIFS shares

CIFS setup fails with the following error:
Could not authenticate with domain controller: Filer and Domain controller clocks are more than 5 minutes apart. Filer and Domain Controller times must be synchronized in Windows 2000 domains.
Filer and domain controller clocks are more than 5 minutes apart
Ticket not yet valid
Could not authenticate user
There are no logon servers available to service the logon request
 

 

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