⚠️ Error message: conflicting credentials

⚠️ Error message: conflicting credentials

After you’ve set up Samba, when you try to connect to your Samba share from a Windows machine, you might get this error: “The credentials supplied conflict with an existing set of credentials.”

Ths occurs because you’ve already connected to a share from that Windows machine. To fix the problem, do the following on the Windows computer:

  1. Open the command prompt.
  2. Type net use to see what connections exist currently to other shares on other machines.
  3. Type net use \computernamesharename /delete for each share in order to remove it.

You should now be able to connect to the Samba share.

Stefan Pejcic
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