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Oracle Linux 7: Unable To Start The Samba Service (Doc ID 2309655.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 04, 2018

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 7.2 with Unbreakable Enterprise Kerne [4.1.12] and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

The SMB service is unable to start, SAMBA shares can't be accessed.  Using systemctl(1) fails to start the service: 

Changes

None

Cause

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In this Document
Symptoms
Changes
Cause
Solution
 Disable SELinux or make it only advisory
 Configure SELinux to allow SAMBA services


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