[Samba] Encryption

Dan Lenski dlenski at gmail.com
Fri Jun 25 12:54:08 MDT 2010

On Sun, 18 Apr 2010 10:29:38 -0400, simo wrote:

> 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.

Does anyone know a time-frame for inclusion of transport encryption in 
the kernel CIFS driver?  I'm really looking forward to this feature!


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