client max protocol defaults to NT1

Jeremy Allison jra at
Wed Nov 18 18:41:56 UTC 2015

On Wed, Nov 18, 2015 at 11:37:03AM -0700, Christof Schmitt wrote:
> docs-xml/smbdotconf/protocol/clientmaxprotocol.xml documents the current
> config:
>     <para>The value <constant>default</constant> refers to the default protocol in each
>     part of the code, currently <constant>NT1</constant> in the client tools and
>     <constant>SMB3_02</constant> in winbindd.</para>
> Is there a reason why the default of client tools is limited to only
> NT1? With newer Windows server having the option of disabling SMB1
> support, should we change the default to also negotiate higher protocol
> dialects?

Yep. Move to SMB3 I think.

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