[Samba] SMB2 Negotiate Request

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Wed Jan 19 17:51:53 MST 2011

On Wed, Jan 19, 2011 at 04:48:29PM -0800, Mike Smith wrote:
> I am using samba 3.5.4 (and have tried 3.5.6) and have noticed that
> samba does not respond to SMB2 negotiate requests. If I use a SMB
> request to negotiate SMB2 it works fine. Does anyone know if there
> is there a reason for this, or is it a bug? I have tried searching
> for an answer but haven't been able to come up with anything.

You need to set "max protocol = SMB2" to make smbd respond
to SMB2 requests. However I don't recommend turning it on
in 3.5.x, it has been completed for 3.6.0 (there are a few
ambitious sites using it in production). To check out 3.6.0
pull the git v3-6-test branch.


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