client max protocol defaults to NT1

Paul Smedley paul at
Thu Nov 19 09:39:05 UTC 2015

Hi Scott,

On 19/11/15 06:33, Scott Lovenberg wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 18, 2015 at 12:41 PM, Jeremy Allison <jra at> 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. ;)
a) it's a default maximum, not a minimum
b) there's a Samba client / server for OS/2 at netlabs :)



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