smbclient not working with Vista NTLMv2.

karthikeyan.chetty at karthikeyan.chetty at
Wed Apr 29 04:24:55 GMT 2009

Dear Jeremy,
   Thanks for your prompt reply,
   Oh..its okey,I have the seen that fix might be available in
Samba3.0.25,lot of code changes between samba3.0.14a and 25.
It is tedious process to find the fix.

Thanks & Regards

-----Original Message-----
From: Jeremy Allison [mailto:jra at] 
Sent: Wednesday, April 29, 2009 3:45 AM
To: Karthikeyan Sarkarai chetty (WT01 - PES-Peripheral-Technology)
Cc: jra at; samba-technical at
Subject: Re: smbclient not working with Vista NTLMv2.

On Wed, Apr 29, 2009 at 12:35:29AM +0530, karthikeyan.chetty at
> Dear Jeremy,
> Thanks for your quick response.
>    I understand that 3.0.14a doesn't have the ntlmv2 support and the
> code is very old too.
> My concern is what is the fix given in the latest version to make
> smbclient operation to work with vista when
> "Client use spnego = Yes" & "client ntlmv2 auth =yes" in smb.conf
> I had seen in the release note that Mr.Andrew had given a fix for
> support for vista in 3.0.21a,b,c.
> "Support raw NTLMSSP authentication for Windows Vista clients". Could
> you please tell me the exact code changes done for this ntlmv2
> which will be very much helpful for us.

Sorry, that would take a long time to dig out of all the code changes.
I'm afraid you're going to have to look for the patch yourself.


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