Samba log on limit

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at
Fri Oct 8 23:28:55 GMT 2004

On Sat, 2004-10-09 at 05:02, Michael B Allen wrote:
> On Fri, 08 Oct 2004 11:17:32 -0500

> This is sort of already supported. If the SMB_COM_SESSION_SETUP_ANDX
> vc_number field is 0 all other clients from that source (ip?) will be
> disconnected. But in practice I don't recall ever seeing that value being
> 0. Usually it is 1 meaning multiple transports from the same client are
> permitted. I guess resources just aren't that tight anymore.

Also, with NAT it becomes a trivial denial of service attack. :-)

There was a bug in Win2k where unauthenticated connections would be
bumped (if a second connection came in), but an anonymous session setup
cured that....

Andrew Bartlett

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