client max protocol defaults to NT1
jra at samba.org
Wed Nov 18 20:08:43 UTC 2015
On Wed, Nov 18, 2015 at 02:03:56PM -0600, Scott Lovenberg wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 18, 2015 at 12:41 PM, Jeremy Allison <jra at samba.org> wrote:
> > 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.
> Well, if we go and do that, my OS/2 Warp, and other equally notable
> and supported platforms, won't be able to communicate! Now I'm going
> to have to run Plan9. ;)
No they'll still work. You'll just have to add
-mNT1 (or -mCOREPLUS) to the smbclient command line.
This is only changing the defaul max protocol, you
can still set it manually.
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