Unable to mount location Failed to retrieve share list from server: No such file or directory solution

Cannot even "Browse Network" when clicking on "Windows Network"

Unable to mount location
Failed to retrieve share list from server: No such file or directory

logs:

[2017/02/14 00:16:44.271314, 0] ../source3/nmbd/nmbd.c:58(terminate)
Got SIGTERM: going down...
[2017/02/13 17:35:41.797944, 0] ../lib/util/become_daemon.c:124(daemon_ready)
STATUS=daemon 'nmbd' finished starting up and ready to serve connections
[2017/02/14 01:36:51.984161, 0] ../source3/libsmb/nmblib.c:873(send_udp)
Packet send failed to 192.168.1.255(138) ERRNO=Invalid argument
[2017/02/14 01:36:51.984314, 0] ../source3/libsmb/nmblib.c:873(send_udp)
Packet send failed to 192.168.1.255(137) ERRNO=Invalid argument
[2017/02/14 01:36:51.984353, 0] ../source3/nmbd/nmbd_packets.c:179(send_netbios_packet)
send_netbios_packet: send_packet() to IP 192.168.1.255 port 137 failed
[2017/02/14 01:36:51.984390, 0] ../source3/nmbd/nmbd_nameregister.c:582(register_name)
register_name: Failed to send packet trying to register name __MSBROWSE__<01>

Solution

  • problem was a missing share (share mount point was not active or mounted due to drives being dead/disconnected) in /etc/samba/smb.conf
  • had to fix it and restart nmbd and smbd manually (restarting samba itself for some reason did nothing).

sudo service nmbd restart
sudo service smbd restart


Tags:

unable, mount, retrieve, server, directory, solutioncannot, quot, browse, clicking, logs, nmbd, terminate, sigterm, lib, util, become_daemon, daemon_ready, daemon, connections, libsmb, nmblib, send_udp, packet, errno, invalid, nmbd_packets, send_netbios_packet, send_packet, ip, nmbd_nameregister, register_name, register, __msbrowse__, active, mounted, disconnected, etc, samba, smb, conf, restart, smbd, manually, restarting, sudo,

Latest Articles

  • Cisco Unified Communications Manager / CUCM IP 8.6,10,12 Install Error Solution
  • Ubuntu Debian Mint Linux SSHD OpenSSH Server Not Starting After Reboot Solution
  • nmap how to scan for all ports and not just the 1000 most common ports
  • Windows 7,8,10 and Server 2008, 2012, 2016, 2019 Read Only Attribute Won't Go Away
  • bind / named how to make a wildcard record and retain defined A records
  • Cisco Unified Communications Manager 12 Install Errors on Proxmox/KVM
  • Local Vs Universally Administered MAC Address NIC Refuses to come up
  • Cisco Unified Communications Manager 12 CUCM 12 - How To Enable Video Calling
  • Windows 7, 8, 10, Windows Server 2008, 2012, 2016, 2019 How To AC97 Audio Drivers and Other Unsigned Drivers
  • Cisco Unified Communications Manager / CUCM IP Telephony Definitions
  • tftp Linux xinetd verbose logging
  • Linux delete unused tap devices automatically
  • Linux qemu-kvm How To Enable Soundcard in Guestl
  • QEMU-KVM Windows and Server Guest Installs Mouse Tracking Pointer Location Solution
  • SSH Keep Alive To stop Disconnections
  • Linux How To Disable SATA NCQ For Better Performance
  • the sign-in method you're trying to use isn't allowed. For more info, contact your network administrator - solution for active directory
  • gsmartcontrol for Windows to Check the SMART S.M.A.R.T status
  • WebRTC Vulnerability Shows Local IP Address Even When Using a Proxy or VPN Firefox Fix And Disable Solution
  • chroot in Linux Howto Simple and Easy Guide