[Samba] smbclient using SMB2+ against NetApp OnTap 8.2 anyone ?

Robert Moulton rmoulton at uw.edu
Fri Jan 23 15:15:06 MST 2015

Jeremy Allison wrote on 1/22/15 11:01 AM:
> On Tue, Jan 20, 2015 at 03:40:48PM -0800, Jeremy Allison wrote:
>> So I just spent a frustrating day trying to
>> get smbclient from 4.2.x and master connecting
>> to a NetApp 8.2 box using SMB2 or SMB3 with
>> NTLM auth.
>> Short answer - it doesn't work :-(. Longer
>> answer - the NetApp is choking on something
>> inside the SPNEGO NTLMSSP packets we're sending
>> it - giving the error that it couldn't parse
>> the SPNEGO packet.
>> Unfortunately (and knowing bugger-all about
>> NetApps) it doesn't tell me *what part* of
>> the packet it can't parse.
>> Does anyone have access to a NetApp 8.2
>> box who knows how to get good debug info
>> out of the thing ?
>> I'll log a bug and upload successful
>> connect from Win7 and a fail connection
>> trace from 4.2.0 smbclient so we can
>> track this, but I'm a bit stymied without
>> good errors from OnTap.
> Ping ! Anyone ? I'm really hoping there's
> someone on the list who at least uses NetApp.
> Or is everyone here such a die-hard Samba fan
> they don't have any NetApp on the premises :-).

we still have a few old NetApp devices -- no 8.x though. Virtual-machine 
"simulators" are available from NetApp, but unfortunately I think that 
some sort of support account/connection is required.

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