[Samba] samba-4.2.0 join samba3 PDC
francesco.malvezzi at unimore.it
Tue Apr 14 00:41:15 MDT 2015
my working samba-4.1.7 member of a samba3 domain (samba-3.5.3) failed
while updating to samba-4.2.0. Users were no longer able to access
shares because the trust account was broken.
According to release notes (Winbindd/Netlogon improvements):
For the client side we have the following new options:
"require strong key" (yes by default), "reject md5 servers" (no by default).
E.g. for Samba 3.0.37 you need "require strong key = no" and
for NT4 DCs you need "require strong key = no" and "client NTLMv2 auth =
so in samba-4.2.0 member's smb.conf I put:
require strong key = no
client NTLMv2 auth = no
but yet trust account wasn't able to authenticate on domain PDC.
Which are the correct switches to allow a samba-4.2.0 member to join a
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