Samba file system share is not accessible and smbd log file reports "Failed to contact service for "share name": not-found"
(Doc ID 1439047.1)
Last updated on JULY 02, 2018
Applies to:Solaris Operating System - Version 10 3/05 to 10 1/13 U11 [Release 10.0]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
A Samba file system share created in the in the smb.conf file is not accessible or viewable by Windows clients
The smbd log file (default /var/samba/log/log.smbd) will report a message such as the following:
A smbclient -L localhost -U user done on the system to list the shares would list the file system share as Printer in the Type column:
Enter administrator's password:
Domain=[DOMAIN] OS=[Unix] Server=[Samba 3.5.10]
Sharename Type Comment
--------- ---- -------
The smb.conf file share entry (/etc/sfw/smb.conf or /etc/samba/smb.conf depending on Samba version) for the share in question would appear as the following:
path = /share/test
public = no
writable = yes
printable = no
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