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CIFS shares unavalable due to 'BROKEN' connection to Domain Controller due to NBT/NetBIOS over TCP settings

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Applies to

Data ONTAP operating in 7-Mode


  • CIFS shares unavailable
  • cifs domaininfo output shows as BROKEN (BDCBROKEN/PDCBROKEN)
    • NetBios Domain:           CA2K3DOM
      Windows 2003 Domain Name:
      Type:                     Windows 2003
      Filer AD Site:            Default-First-Site-Name
      Current Connected DCs:    \CA2K3DOMDC    PDCBROKEN
  • Messages similar to the following appear on the console:
    • [XXXX:cifs.server.errorMsg:error]: CIFS: Error for server \XXXXX: Error while negotiating protocol with server No Trusted Logon Servers Available - STATUS_NO_LOGON_SERVERS
    • [XXXXXX:nbt.nbss.socketError:error]: NBT: Cannot connect to server X.X.X.X over NBSS socket for port 139. Session setup error. Error 0x82: Called name not present.


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