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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 JANUARY 11, 2021

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.

Symptoms

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:

 

Cause

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