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"Incorrect credentials for svm" when trying to authenticate to a data SVM with Domain-Tunnel

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Applies to

  • ONTAP 9
  • CIFS Domain-Tunnel
  • Active Directory Authentication for Data Storage Virtual Machine (SVM) 


  • Unable to authenticate to a data SVM. Attempt to authenticate fails with error message:

Incorrect credentials for

  • EMS logs show:

3/5/2020 08:09:37   ClusterA-01          ERROR         secd.cifsAuth.problem: vserver (svm01) General CIFS authentication problem. Error: Ontap admin cifs authentication basic procedure failed

**[     0] FAILURE: Ontap-admin-login-cifs failed


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