[Samba] Old samba client

Gerald (Jerry) Carter jerry at samba.org
Thu Oct 11 13:14:33 GMT 2007

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Yan Seiner wrote:
> I'm trying to put together an embedded box that will act as a samba
> client.  All it needs to do is to mount Windows shares read-only.
> It needs to support WinXP and Vista.
> I need to be able to log in to the box via ssh, and then use smbclient
> or something similar to "sniff" the shared drives, and then mount them
> RO for purposes of remote backup.
> I am looking at an embedded solution that comes with samba-2.0.10, which
> is absolutely ancient, but I am hopeful that given the limited access I
> need it will work.
> Could someone knowledgeable in ancient samba lore give me an opinion?

Sure.  That version won't support NTLMv2, SPNEGO/Kerberos, or SMB
signing.   Also doesn't follow MS-DFS linke and may have more
problems with Vista hosts.

cheers, jerry
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