Not able to mount windows share from RHEL system "NT_STATUS_PASSWORD_EXPIRED"

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  • Mounting the Windows share from RHEL system gives error "NT_STATUS_PASSWORD_EXPIRED"
# mount -t cifs // /mnt/ -ousername=test,password=redhat  
mount error 127 = Key has expired  
Refer to the mount.cifs(8) manual page ( mount.cifs)  
  • Logs output:
Sep 21 11:16:22 hostname1 kernel: Status code returned 0xc0000071 NT\_STATUS\_PASSWORD_EXPIRED  
Sep 21 11:16:22 hostname1 kernel:  CIFS VFS: Send error in SessSetup = -127  
Sep 21 11:16:22 hostname1 kernel:  CIFS VFS: cifs_mount failed w/return code = -127


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.6

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