[Samba] error:SMB signing is mandatory error.

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Sat Dec 6 01:15:43 GMT 2003

On Fri, Dec 05, 2003 at 04:38:37PM -0700, Lucas Albers wrote:
> I have encountered this error:
> cli_negprot: SMB signing is mandatory and we have disabled it.
> 26595: protocol negotiation failed
> SMB connection failed
> when I am attempting to mount a windows xp machine from a linux machine:
> mount -t smbfs //machine/share /root/smb_mnt -o
> username=administrator,password=mypass

I have answered this one before - smbfs *is not* compatible with SMB
signing, and therefore cannot be used with win2k3 DCs in their default

This is one of smbfs's numerous failings.

The CIFS VFS - http://www.samba.org/samba/Linux_CIFS_client.htm - does
not have this issue.

Andrew Bartlett

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