Samba 2.0.6 and Solaris 7 connectivity problems

Richard Sharpe sharpe at
Fri Mar 10 12:26:02 GMT 2000

At 12:00 PM 3/10/00 +0100, Volker Lendecke wrote:
>On Thu, Mar 09, 2000 at 10:06:09PM +1100, Richard Sharpe wrote:
>> 1. The client connects to the Samba server and sets up a NetBIOS session
>> 2. The client sends a NegProt request and the server sends back a response
>> 3. The client disconnects.
>> It looks like the client does not like the negprot response at all.  
>> You may have already told me, but what version of NT 4.0 are you running?
>> Has anyone else seen cases where an NT client disconnects after the NegProt
>> response because it does not like the response?
>Yes. This is exactly the encrypted password issue. The client is told
>to use plain text. It does not like it. The client's only chance is to
>disconnect asap.

That is what I thought, but this guy has the following problem:

Samba 1.9.17 something works for him, while anything above 1.9.17 fails in
the way I described ...

I am trying to get a trace of a client accessing a Samba 1.9.17 server, and
my have to go there to get it.

>Attachment Converted: "c:\eudora\attach\Re Samba 2.0.6 and Solaris 7 c"

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