SMB won't connect in nextcloud; but smbclient working in command line


Having a weird one whereby I get the red square when I try and connect to SMB via next cloud client using a directory. If I remove the directory option (and make it root), I get a green circle, but I have the problem where the external storage just redirects (

Using smbclient from the command line on the same machine works even more weirdly, so I don’t think it’s a firewall issue…

Not a fixed, but it started working after I did the following (for anyone coming here from google etc.):

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