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Error Mounting CIFS Shared Volume (Doc ID 2821973.1)

Last updated on MAY 30, 2023

Applies to:

Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


When mounting a remote CIFS shared volume, the following error is shown and the volume is not mounted:

mount: mount //<IP-ADDRESS>/<SHARENAME> on /<SHARED_VOLUME_MOUNTPOINT> failed: Operation now in progress

It can be seen in the /var/log/messages file that the mount process fails with error 115:

kernel:err: CIFS VFS: Error connecting to socket. Aborting operation.
kernel:err: CIFS VFS: cifs_mount failed w/return code = -115


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