SMB Installation Source Error: Unable to create installation source

  • 7005261
  • 01-Feb-2010
  • 27-Apr-2012

Environment

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 Support Pack 3
Novell Open Enterprise Server 2 (OES 2) Linux Support Pack 2


Situation

When attempting to add an SMB Installation Source (Yast -> Installation Source -> SMB/CIFS) with credentials, the following error is returned:









Resolution

The problem is that even though credentials are supplied, anonymous credentials are what get passed to the SMB server. If anonymous is disallowed or insufficient, then the Permission denied error is returned. The issue has been reported to engineering as bug# 560496.

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