[Samba] Samba vs Microsoft Logon Protocols

idra at samba.org idra at samba.org
Thu Sep 27 05:14:55 GMT 2007

On Wed, Sep 26, 2007 at 10:29:09AM -0400, Server Gremlin wrote:
> Volker Lendecke wrote:
> >On Wed, Sep 26, 2007 at 10:01:40AM -0400, Server Gremlin wrote:
> >  
> >>If my "mapping" of the notes in the smb.conf man page to the Microsoft 
> >>jargon is incorrect, then could someone please provide me with a correct 
> >>one?  In particular, I am most curious to know if I am right about NT1 
> >>being the same thing as NTLMv1.  If it is, then what is NTLMv2?
> >>    
> >
> >The full story can be found on http://davenport.sourceforge.net/ntlm.html.
> >
> >But beware, this is not a particularly easy read :-)
> >
> >Volker
> >  
> Bring the pain!!!  Thanks, love it.  That looks like a wealth of great 
> information if I can manage to grasp it.  I'd still like a simple answer 
> to "Is NT1 going to make my Samba server use NTLMv1, NTLMv2, or what?" 
> if anyone knows.

The SMB protocol dialects and the authentication protocols are somewhat
orthogonal. The mapping you are trying to make simply does not make


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