smb.conf realm issue with

Rowland Penny repenny241155 at
Tue Aug 30 17:09:30 UTC 2016

On Tue, 30 Aug 2016 16:28:48 +0000 (UTC)
<sk_tech101 at> wrote:

>  Our product sits in different networks. The server it
> authenticates(using ntlm) with can be windows 2003 or higher or even
> NT4. With that in mind, should we still have security = ADS in
> smb.conf of our product? Thanks

Can I point out that windows 2003 has gone EOL and that ntlm isn't that
secure, in fact, Samba 4.5.0 will have NTLMv1 turned off by default. I
really think you need to re-think your authentication method.


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