[Samba] Encrypted samba mount on Linux

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Fri Mar 31 23:39:41 UTC 2017

On Sat, Apr 01, 2017 at 12:20:23AM +0100, Draxter via samba wrote:
> Hi all,
> My server machine is running samba version 4.4.4 on Linux with 'smb
> encryption = mandatory' option.
> My client is a Ubuntu 16.10 Linux machine.
> I am looking for a way to mount the encrypted samba share on the Linux
> client machine. I noticed that mount.cifs does not support encryption
> but smbclient does with an -e flag, however it seems to only be usable
> in a ftp-like interface. Is there any way to mount this share with
> smbclient or any other software that supports encrypted samba shares?

Sending to Steve, who can explain why he *still*
hasn't implemented this in cifsfs, depite it being
designed to his spec. and included in the server since
Samba 3.2.0....

Bitter, Moi ? :-).

Over to you Steve !

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