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Home directory access fails and EMS logs Nblade.cifsShrConnectFailed

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Applies to

  • ONTAP 9
  • CIFS
  • Dynamic Home Directories


  • When a user tries to connect to Home dir share, it fails:


Logged with 'No such object' for ShareName

  • EMS logs:
    • [node01: kernel: ems.engine.suppressed:debug]: Event 'Nblade.cifsShrConnectFailed' suppressed 15 times in last 1066 seconds.
    • [node01: kernel: Nblade_cifsShrConnectFailed_1:error]: params: {'errorDescription': 'No such object', 'vserverName': 'server01', 'serverIp': '', 'vserverId': '12', 'errorCode': '2', 'shareName': '%w', 'clientIp': ''}
    • ERROR Nblade.cifsShrConnectFailed: Vserver name: <vserver_name>, Vserver ID: 12, error description: No such object, error code: 2, share name: %w, Windows user name: Domain\user2, UNIX user name: pcuser, server IP address:, client IP address:
  • Verify the existence of the user's home directory on the share:
::> vserver security file-directory show -vserver <vserver> -path <path> -fields path
::> vserver cifs home-directory show-user -vserver <svm>  -username <domain\user>
::> vserver cifs home-directory search-path show - vserver <svm>

Note: If it is unclear on which user home dir access is failing, a packet trace might be needed to find the user who is trying to connect to the home directory.


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