Disabling SMB1 by default

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Mon Jun 19 22:20:07 UTC 2017

On Mon, 2017-06-19 at 15:39 +0200, Stefan Metzmacher via samba-
technical wrote:
> Hi Andreas,
> > we recently had a bug filed against Ubuntu [1] requesting that we disable
> > the SMB1 protocol by default. That is part of a larger campaign [2] to get
> > rid of SMB1 entirely.
> > 
> > Has there been any discussion among Samba developers to change the default
> > client and server min protocol level to SMB2? Would you consider making
> > such a change?
> We're recently discussed changing 'client max protocol = SMB3' so
> that smbclient and other utilities work against servers
> with disabled SMB1 by default.
> We hope to get this into 4.7, but there's only about 3 weeks
> left to make this change (until 4.7.0rc1 is branched from master),
> so it's not sure if such a change will make it into 4.7.0 (released
> in September).

I had the dates as giving us 2 weeks.  Yes, there isn't much time.

Andrew Bartlett
Andrew Bartlett                       http://samba.org/~abartlet/
Authentication Developer, Samba Team  http://samba.org
Samba Developer, Catalyst IT          http://catalyst.net.nz/services/samba

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