samba and ntml authentication question

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at
Thu Nov 10 22:22:36 GMT 2005

On Thu, 2005-11-10 at 14:08 -0800, Jacqueline Scoggins wrote:
> I have a question.
> I am running samba version 2.2.8a and we are authenticating users via an 
> NT machine.  They are discussing turning on ntlm version 2 password 
> authenication and I don't know if samba version 2.2.8a will handle 
> that.  Does anyone know if this will work or do I have to add something 
> to my smb.conf file when the change is made or do I need to upgrade to 
> 3.0 or recompile 2.2.8a with a flag to support ntlm version 2.

Samba 2.2.8a is out of support anyway, we no longer provide security
updates for it.  I strongly suggest an upgrade to Samba 3.0.

NTLMv2 should work from there.

Andrew Bartlett

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