Turning off SMB1 make slashdot and theregister !
sonicsmith at gmail.com
Thu Jul 25 19:55:30 UTC 2019
I'm pretty sure my Oppo 105 Blu-Ray player, which I stream video to via
Samba, can only use SMBv1. There may be other such devices with this
limitation as well.
On Thu, Jul 25, 2019 at 3:28 PM Andrew Bartlett via samba-technical <
samba-technical at lists.samba.org> wrote:
> On Thu, 2019-07-25 at 20:18 +0100, Rowland penny via samba-technical
> > On 25/07/2019 19:59, Andrew Bartlett via samba-technical wrote:
> > > We can't do that until we provide a reasonable way for SMB1 clients
> > > to
> > > connect, probably via a SMB1 -> SMB2 proxy based on the NTVFS file
> > > server (where we had such a prototype until very recently).
> > >
> > > It won't be perfect SMB1, but needs to be enough for basic
> > > operation.
> > >
> > > I'm quite convinced Samba and SMB1 are critical infrastructure in
> > > many
> > > places and while we may dislike SMB1 for good reasons the
> > > alternative
> > > is to force such installations to rely on what will in 2 years be
> > > an
> > > unsupported and therefore soon an insecure version.
> > >
> > > I'm not comfortable with that as an outcome, so we need to provide
> > > them
> > > a way forward.
> > >
> > > Andrew Bartlett
> > >
> > Andrew, why do we need to keep anything like SMBv1 around in the long
> > term ?
> > If you do an internet search, you will find blogs from Microsoft
> > employees nearly begging people not to use SMBv1 and the fact that
> > new
> > Windows 10 installs have SMBv1 turned off by default, leads me to
> > think
> > that it wont be long before it is totally removed from windows.
> > If SMBv1 is removed from windows, then the major user base will
> > disappear, so are you saying Samba should keep SMBv1 around just for
> > Unix users ?
> I'm more thinking about the DOS users, the OS/2 users and the Windows
> 3.11 users.
> > If you are considering the Network Browsing problem, then there are
> > other ways to do this.
> It isn't browsing. Samba is the glue that holds a lot of things
> I'm sure we will find out a little of this in a year or so, when 4.11
> starts to be seriously used in production.
> Andrew Bartlett
> Andrew Bartlett https://samba.org/~abartlet/
> Authentication Developer, Samba Team https://samba.org
> Samba Developer, Catalyst IT
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