My Oracle Support Banner

Oracle Linux : System throws "CIFS VFS: ioctl error in smb2_get_dfs_refer rc=-5" Errors in /var/log/messages (Doc ID 2586624.1)

Last updated on MAY 06, 2021

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 7.5 and later
Linux x86-64
Linux x86

Symptoms


The system displaying below message since CIFS mounted.

# cat /var/log/messages | grep CIFS
Aug 29 17:44:01 kernel: CIFS VFS: ioctl error in smb2_get_dfs_refer rc=-5
Aug 29 17:44:43 kernel: CIFS VFS: ioctl error in smb2_get_dfs_refer rc=-5
Aug 29 17:44:44 kernel: CIFS VFS: ioctl error in smb2_get_dfs_refer rc=-5

Changes

 

Cause

To view full details, sign in with your My Oracle Support account.

Don't have a My Oracle Support account? Click to get started!


In this Document
Symptoms
Changes
Cause
Solution


My Oracle Support provides customers with access to over a million knowledge articles and a vibrant support community of peers and Oracle experts.