Does Samba support Digital Encryption yet?

Jeremy Allison jra at
Wed Jul 14 14:31:38 MDT 2010

On Tue, Jul 13, 2010 at 12:18:14PM -0700, s830632 wrote:
> Hello all!
> I've been googling this for a while and I keep running into answers that
> indicate that back in 2004 and forward, Samba did not support Digital
> encryption via a Windows domain controller.  I'm wondering if that was ever
> fixed, and if so, what is the fix.
> Basically, our security department has implemented the following domain
> policy on our Windows 2003 domain controller:
> Domain Member: Digitally encrypt or sign secure channel data (always)

This is sign and seal on schannel, which we do support.

> Now I can join the domain but I cannot access any of the shares from my
> RHEL5 server.  I cannot disable this setting on the Windows server so I'm
> hoping there's a way to work around this on the Samba end.  I have loaded
> the latest stable release of Samba (3.5).

Need more info, probably debug logs from the RHEL5 server.


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