[Samba] Samba vs Microsoft Logon Protocols

Adam Tauno Williams adamtaunowilliams at gmail.com
Wed Sep 26 12:48:35 GMT 2007

>     I am trying to figure out how the different values for "max 
> protocol" and "min protocol" (as seen in the smb.conf man page under the 
> "max protocol" section) correlate to the Microsoft jargon for the 
> different logon protocols.  Here is what I've determined.  Could some 
> please verify this for me?
> Samba                     Microsoft
> CORE                     ??? (Something really old that I don't care about)
> COREPLUS           ??? (Something really old that I don't care about)
> LANMAN              LAN Manager (LM)
> LANMAN2            LAN Manager (LM)
> NT1                        NTLMv1
> ** Not Supported   NTLMv2

Wrong, Samba support NTMLv2.  There is even an NTLMv2 section in the

Adam Tauno Williams, Network & Systems Administrator
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