Network and Storage Protocols

can't stop cifs service


the cifs service on a fas2020 seems to be stuck in a starting phase.

>cifs terminate

Cannot execute command: CIFS is in the process of starting.

it's been saying this for quite some time.  i'll give it another day and see what happens....

any idea's?



Hey Michael,

I am assuming that you cannot shut down the filer for some reason.

Here is a doc on how to stop cifs access for a volume so that you do no not impact other volume access for cifs, so this may help.

Hope this helps.

Anthony Feigl


How about rebooting the filer?

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