[Samba] disabling version number

Christopher R. Hertel crh at ubiqx.mn.org
Sat Apr 26 16:31:43 GMT 2003

"Gerald (Jerry) Carter" wrote:
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> On Sat, 26 Apr 2003, Christopher R. Hertel wrote:
> > I work at a large University.  We have on the order of 45K nodes.  I am
> > not responsible for the management of all of the nodes on campus (praise
> > the omnipotent bananafish) but I am responsible for asisting the
> > Security Team and one of their jobs is to scan for systems that are not
> > properly patched.  I, and they, would dearly love to have a sure-fire
> > way to figure out which versions of Samba people on campus are running.
> > Something that operates at the NBT layer and is, therefore, not subject
> > to SMB authentication would be optimal.
> The version string we are talking about is returned in the "Native LanMan"
> field of the SMBsessetup reply. I think we've all agreed to put this back
> in.

Right.  It should be there.

I was just talking about the idea of version availability in general.

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