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

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Applies to

  • Data ONTAP 8 7-mode


At the end of CIFS Setup, it fails with the following errors:

Enter the name of the Windows user [Administrator@DOMAIN.COM]:
Password for Administrator@DOMAIN.COM:
CIFS - Logged in as Administrator@DOMAIN.COM.
***     Setup cannot bind to an LDAP server for the DOMAIN.COM active
***     directory domain, and so cannot continue.

sim73-rtp2*> Fri Feb  4 14:39:45 EST [cifs.trace.GSSinfo:info]: AUTH: notice- Could not establish LDAP security context.
Fri Feb  4 14:39:45 EST [cifs.trace.GSSinfo:info]: AUTH: notice- A token was invalid.
Fri Feb  4 14:39:45 EST [cifs.trace.GSSinfo:info]: AUTH: notice- Token header is malformed or corrupt


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