encryption on network

simo idra at samba.org
Fri Jul 29 07:25:37 MDT 2011

On Thu, 2011-07-28 at 21:34 -0500, Christopher R. Hertel wrote:
> On 07/28/2011 09:11 PM, Dominic Dougherty wrote:

> > 2.) the newer version of samba supports SSL. However, the only valid client for this is smbclient.  Not support by the "net use" command.
> This, as Jeremy so rightly pointed out, is based on the Unix extensions to SMB.

No, that's gssapi based encryption, we used to have support for SSL
encryption in the past (using a very nasty hack) but I think we removed
that support way back during the 3.0.x series.

Simo Sorce
Samba Team GPL Compliance Officer <simo at samba.org>
Principal Software Engineer at Red Hat, Inc. <simo at redhat.com>

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