Changing default protocol to SMB2 for Samba4 release ?

Ira Cooper ira at
Wed Feb 29 13:43:00 MST 2012

On Wed, Feb 29, 2012 at 2:14 PM, Christian Ambach <ambi at> wrote:

> On 02/29/2012 11:05 AM, Jeremy Allison wrote:
>  What do people think about changing the default
>> "max protocol" setting for smbd to be SMB2 for
>> the Samba4 release ?
> +1 from me as the originator of the idea :)
> Additional question is if we make SMB2.0 the default or a higher dialect
> like 2.1 or 2.24.
> Depends on how comfortable we'll feel with the higher ones, my idea would
> be to make SMB2.0 the default and leave the higher ones for the early
> adopters or adventuresome users.

+1 - for 2.0 based on what I see today.

Then again, we use SMB 2.0 in production today, so we may not be your
target fearful audience ;).


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