[Samba] Encryption

simo idra at samba.org
Sun Apr 18 08:29:38 MDT 2010

On Sun, 2010-04-18 at 10:05 -0400, Nico Kadel-Garcia wrote:
> Reviewing the docs, this tool requires Samba 3.2 or later on both the
> client and server sides. I'm therefore assuming that it's not
> compatible with a contemporary Windows fileserver: can you confirm
> this? Does anyone know if NetApp supports such encryption? 

It is an extension created by the Samba Team as part of unix extensions,
and at the moment the only client that implements it is smbclient. Not
even the in kernel cifs driver implements it. And we have no knowledge
of any other implementer adopting it yet.


Simo Sorce
Samba Team GPL Compliance Officer <simo at samba.org>
Principal Software Engineer at Red Hat, Inc. <simo at redhat.com>

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