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Bug 65888 - error message from samba server: NT_STATUS_BAD_NETWORK_NAME
error message from samba server: NT_STATUS_BAD_NETWORK_NAME
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: samba (Show other bugs)
i686 Linux
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Assigned To: Trond Eivind Glomsrxd
David Lawrence
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Reported: 2002-06-03 16:13 EDT by jsberrios
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:42 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2002-06-13 12:33:21 EDT
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Description jsberrios 2002-06-03 16:13:21 EDT
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Description of problem:
When I try to connect to a samba share, I get the following error message: 

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.Install Red Hat Linux 7.3
2.Activate Samba
3.Try to connect to a samba shared drive

Actual Results:  $ smbclient //gator/group
added interface ip= bcast= nmask=
Domain=[MYGROUP] OS=[Unix] Server=[Samba 2.2.3a]
tree connect failed: NT_STATUS_BAD_NETWORK_NAME

Expected Results:  I expect to be able to connect to my samba share.

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I have done upgrade and a clean install and the problem persist.
Comment 1 giulioo 2002-06-04 14:57:56 EDT
If you do
smbclient -L gator
do you see "group" as shared?
Comment 2 Trond Eivind Glomsrxd 2002-06-13 12:33:14 EDT
What names are on this network? This looks more like a naming issue than a samba
Comment 3 Trond Eivind Glomsrxd 2002-07-24 12:57:38 EDT
I've seen this message a couple of times when specifying invalid data to samba
(names, shares etc). Closing as user error.
Comment 4 Jeff Parsons 2004-01-16 17:26:36 EST
I was getting this error and it turned out to simply be that I was 
appending an extra "/" (forward-slash) to the share name.

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