CIFS.log errors. ERROR: AUTH: CheckIfValidUser: User name mismatch...

  • 7016473
  • 06-May-2015
  • 06-May-2015

Environment

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

Situation

Username mismatch errors seen in the cifs.log file.

Example
Feb 12 09:52:50 FS1 CIFS[16166]: ERROR: AUTH: CheckIfValidUser: User name mismatch, existing name: user1.OU=Container.O=Company.MY_TREE, retrieved name: .CN=user1.OU=Container.O=Company.MY_TREE

This end user in the error is not experiencing any adverse effects.

Resolution

Reported to development.

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