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Unable To Mount Samba Share when FIPS is enabled (Doc ID 2529905.1)

Last updated on MAY 19, 2020

Applies to:

Oracle Compute Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 6.0 and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Version N/A and later
Linux x86-64
Linux x86-64 on Oracle Public Cloud

Symptoms

Unable to mount Samba share

Attempting to create a mount for a samba share fails. However is accessible with smbclient. /var/log/messages have below errors:

Apr  3 22:29:53 localhost kernel: CIFS VFS: could not allocate crypto hmacmd5
Apr  3 22:29:53 localhost kernel: CIFS VFS: could not crypto alloc hmacmd5 rc -2
Apr  3 22:29:53 localhost kernel: CIFS VFS: Error -2 during NTLMSSP authentication
Apr  3 22:29:53 localhost kernel: CIFS VFS: Send error in SessSetup = -2
Apr  3 22:29:53 localhost kernel: CIFS VFS: cifs_mount failed w/return code = -2

Changes

 No Changes. New configuration.

Cause

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