[Samba] "getpeername failed" error when signed communications policy enabled

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Thu Jan 5 17:53:17 MST 2012

On Wed, Jan 04, 2012 at 10:02:45AM +0000, Hilton, David wrote:
> We've found a solution for this and it turns out to be a setting at the
> Windows end:
> If you add the value AllowGuestAuthWhenSigningRequired = 1 to the registry
> key
> HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\LanmanWorkstation\Param
> eters and then reboot the machine it all seems to work. Apparently this is
> new behaviour in Windows 2008: 
> http://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/en/os_fileservices/thread/832d395b-6
> e6f-4658-8dbb-120138a4cd7c

Oh thanks for figuring that out - much appreciated ! Looks like it's actually
a Windows bug then.


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