September 28, 2023

Alfresco tips and tricks – #2 Check CIFS/SMB connections

I continue with the collection of tips and tricks for Alfresco administering and troubleshooting. Let’s see how to check if the CIFS Server configured in Alfresco works.

CASE 1. Client Windows.

Clic Start >Run and insert the connection string \\\\alfresco


CASE 2. Client Linux

– Command line

$ smbclient \\\\\\alfresco -p 139 -U bob 
$ smbclient -L -U bob%password


– Nautlus, Dolphin





CASE 3. CIFS utilites

– Netbios Windows commands

nbtstat -n
nbtstat -c
nbtstat -a SERVER_ALF
nbtstat -R
net view \\SERVER_ALF
net use Z: \\SERVER_ALF\Alfresco

– Alfresco CIFS logging

$ vi ALF_HOME\tomcat\webapps\alfresco\WEB-INF\classes\

# CIFS server debugging


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