?
Solved

Accessing CIFS shares - UNC seems empty

Posted on 2012-03-15
6
Medium Priority
?
1,543 Views
Last Modified: 2012-08-14
Hi,

we have a DR site with NetApp 3210 storage system, and im trying to configure cifs shares in the remote site, after successfully running cifs setup on the NetApp, i created a few shares.
 
when im trying to access the filer threw UNC (\\filername) i see an empty folder (like there no shares at all),
but if i enter the fqdn (\\filername.domain) or the ip adrees of the filer, i get the correct view of the shares.

it seems like a DNS issue but i checked the dns configurations and it seems to be configured properly.
we have two 2008r2 dc's in our local site and two dc's in the DR site - all in the same forest. about the NetApp - its a fas 3210 runing Dataontap 8.

if you need any more info fell free to ask.
Thanks.
0
Comment
Question by:ITdesk
  • 4
  • 2
6 Comments
 
LVL 42

Expert Comment

by:Paul Solovyovsky
ID: 37726226
What happens when you do \\toaster\share

Could be access based enumeration or something else
0
 

Author Comment

by:ITdesk
ID: 37728672
Can access the share
0
 
LVL 42

Expert Comment

by:Paul Solovyovsky
ID: 37729549
check if access based enumaration is turned on.  Turn off if enabled and check results
0
A Cyber Security RX to Protect Your Organization

Join us on December 13th for a webinar to learn how medical providers can defend against malware with a cyber security "Rx" that supports a healthy technology adoption plan for every healthcare organization.

 

Author Comment

by:ITdesk
ID: 37734307
it was already turned off. i tried enabling it to see if there is any change but still didn't work.
0
 

Accepted Solution

by:
ITdesk earned 0 total points
ID: 37737067
Problem solved! after restarting our dc's last night, we are able to see the shares.
Thanks for your help.
0
 

Author Closing Comment

by:ITdesk
ID: 37760245
no solutions been offered
0

Featured Post

Free Tool: SSL Checker

Scans your site and returns information about your SSL implementation and certificate. Helpful for debugging and validating your SSL configuration.

One of a set of tools we are providing to everyone as a way of saying thank you for being a part of the community.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

After seeing many questions for JRNL_WRAP_ERROR for replication failure, I thought it would be useful to write this article.
Article by: evilrix
Looking for a way to avoid searching through large data sets for data that doesn't exist? A Bloom Filter might be what you need. This data structure is a probabilistic filter that allows you to avoid unnecessary searches when you know the data defin…
To efficiently enable the rotation of USB drives for backups, storage pools need to be created. This way no matter which USB drive is installed, the backups will successfully write without any administrative intervention. Multiple USB devices need t…
This Micro Tutorial hows how you can integrate  Mac OSX to a Windows Active Directory Domain. Apple has made it easy to allow users to bind their macs to a windows domain with relative ease. The following video show how to bind OSX Mavericks to …
Suggested Courses

809 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question