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MacOS SMB Clients Have Random Disconnections From Solaris SMB Server (Doc ID 2629031.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 11, 2021

Applies to:

Solaris Operating System - Version 11.4 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

SMB Connections from MacOS SMB Clients disconnect at times from the Solaris SMB Server after server upgrade to 11.4.

They may exhibit the following:

While browsing directories on the share it reverts to the root level of the share structure.
Some shared directories display a prohibited sign (minus sign in red circle) intermittently and do not allow access.
Share disconnects completely and needs to be reconnected.

It was reported on MacOS Mojave 10.14 and MacOS Catalina 10.15.

There are no errors reported from the Solaris 11 SMB Server processes.

 

Changes

Solaris SMB Server was updated to Solaris 11.4 and Shares reconnected by the clients.

Cause

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