"smbclient" is not installed -Error on hosting

I uploaded it to my hosting using the web installer package. So I didn’t upload it to the server.

I get this error when i want to add external storage;

“smbclient” is not installed. “SMB/CIFS”, “SMB/CIFS with OC login”’" cannot be connected. Please contact your IT administrator for

I am using php 8.1, IONOS hosting(Basic hosting).
How can I fix this error?

Thank you from now.

Hello there,

welcome to the community of Nextcloud.

either install smbclient to your OS
or ask IONOS for it


be careful about the compability with php 8.1 - I think it’s better to run php 8.0 with nc24 (r u running nc24?)

Although 8.0 is recommended, 8.1 is offically supported for NC 24: System requirements — Nextcloud latest Administration Manual latest documentation
I’m running 8.1 since last week without a problem :slight_smile:

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thanks @SysKeeper - they must have updated this section since I watched it last :wink:

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Thank you for your answers. :100: :bouquet:

The question is whether it makes sense at all to access SMB/CIFS across the Internet from a Nextcloud hosted on the Internet (IONOS). It is a SMB/CIFS client of the Nextcloud server and not the clients in the company. Perhaps you should consider whether this makes sense overall. I think the SMB/CIFS Nextcloud client makes more sense with on-prem Nextcloud installations in the same company network.

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