Cannot mount CIFS share with vers=3.0, cifs_mount failed w/return code = -5 on RHEL 7.6

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  • Cannot mount CIFS share with vers=3.0:
mount error(5): Input/output error
Refer to the mount.cifs(8) manual page (e.g. man mount.cifs)


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.6
    • seen on kernel-3.10.0-957.el7

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