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Error Mounting Encrypted Share - "mount error(112): Host is down" (Doc ID 2724723.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 30, 2020

Applies to:

Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Version N/A and later
Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 6.0 with Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel [2.6.32] and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Fail to mount a Windows encrypted share:
# mount <MOUNT_POINT>
mount error(112): Host is down
Refer to the mount.cifs(8) manual page (e.g. man mount.cifs)

Kernel drop message:

CIFS VFS: cifs_mount failed w/return code = -112



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