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OS X 10.9 Mavericks fails to connect to cifs

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Environment

Novell Open Enterprise Server 11 (OES 11) Linux
Novell Open Enterprise Server 2 (OES 2) Linux

Situation

OS X 10.9 Mavericks fails to connect to a cifs server by entering:

cifs://servername

Error: "There are no shares available or you are not allowed to access them on the server. Please contact your system administrator to resolve the problem"

Resolution

Workaround: 

Rather than entering cifs://servername specify the volume as well.  Eg:

cifs://servername/vol1


Status

Reported to Engineering

Disclaimer

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  • Document ID:7005113
  • Creation Date:23-OCT-13
  • Modified Date:07-MAR-14
    • NovellOpen Enterprise Server

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