[Samba] NTLMv2, Samba, and Squid

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Mon Sep 10 00:04:46 GMT 2007

On Fri, 2007-09-07 at 15:51 -0600, Darren Maskowitz wrote:
> Here is the problem: I'm setting up a new squid proxy server with
> authentication via Samba and NTLM because the old one died suddenly.
> The new one is up and running and i have it working; mostly. The
> kicker is the 2 employees testing Vista (myself and my supervisor)
> could not authenticate against the server. I say could because through
> a variety of testing and some lucky reading I found the cause of the
> problem to be that by default Windows Vista uses NTLMv2 only, and when
> I change the setting to LM & NTLM using NTLMv2 for negotiation it all
> works. The old proxy server allowed us ot authenticate using NTLMv2,
> and that is the goal of this question: what am I missing in my
> configuration? Here's a dump of smb.conf taken via a testparm:

Make sure the netbios name (implictly set as the hostname, which becomes
the machine join account) matches name you access the server as.  

Andrew Bartlett

Andrew Bartlett
Authentication Developer, Samba Team           http://samba.org
Samba Developer, Red Hat Inc.
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