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I want to access an SMB share on our intranet.

  • When I execute
    smbclient -L //intranet.host/ -U myuser
    
    I can enter my password and get a list of all shares.
  • When I want to enter the smb shell with
    smbclient //intranet.host/ -U myuser
    
    I'm not asked for my password and the command returns without any output.

What am I missing here?

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You can't access the shell for listing shares. You can only access the shell when actually connecting to a share.

This will work fine:

root@server /root $ smbclient //fqdn.local/ExistingShareName -U domain\\user
Enter domain\user's password:
Try "help" to get a list of possible commands.
smb: \>

This won't:

root@server /root $ smbclient //fqdn.local/ -U domain\\user
(returns errorcode 1)

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