Mount win2k3 share with smbmount? Kernel packet signing

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at
Fri Feb 6 09:01:35 GMT 2004

On Fri, 2004-02-06 at 19:23, christophe nowicki wrote:
> Hi girls,
> I have a Debian GNU/Linux box at a client site that needs to mount a win2k3
> server share. I'have join the active directory domain with net join.
> I can access the share and retrive files using smbclient but when I try
> to mount the share with the smbmount command I get the following error :
> <18> <ttypts/1> [Fri Feb 06 08:40:17] root at jose:/mnt
> 1>mount -t smbfs -o username=Administrator,password=mmmmmmmmmmmeeeuuh //KYO/Public /mnt
> cli_negprot: SMB signing is mandatory and we have disabled it.
> 3141: protocol negotiation failed
> SMB connection failed

> Is it hard to code the packet signing in kernel space? Can someone give
> me some informations about packet signing?

It is not hard - that is why the CIFS VFS implements it.

Andrew Bartlett

Andrew Bartlett                                 abartlet at
Manager, Authentication Subsystems, Samba Team  abartlet at
Student Network Administrator, Hawker College   abartlet at
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