Turning off SMB1 make slashdot and theregister !

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Tue Jul 30 16:59:54 UTC 2019

On Thu, Jul 25, 2019 at 03:55:30PM -0400, Sonic via samba-technical wrote:
> 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.

There are - all my SONOS devices for example.

But the effort required to keep supporting them
is killing the fileserver codebase (IMHO).

I'll run an old version of Samba on a modern
Linux box and proxy SMB1 exported from Samba
to SMB2 via an SMB2 share mounted by Steve's
CIFSFS Linux kernel code - that will allow
my systems to keep working.

There are existing solutions for old SMB1
devices that don't involve keeping this
complexity in our fileserver code forever.


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