[Samba] Encrypted samba mount on Linux

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Fri Mar 31 23:52:28 UTC 2017

On Fri, Mar 31, 2017 at 06:49:37PM -0500, Steve French wrote:
> Kernel cifs supports encryption!! (Thank you Pavel for good work, redoing
> the transport layer for this!).
> See e.g. this series which was merged a couple months ago into mainline
> Linux kernel:
> https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/fs/cifs?id=ae6f8dd4d0c87bfb72da9d9b56342adf53e69c31
> mount -t cifs //localhost/test /mnt -o vers=3.0,seal ....
> See attached screenshot of it in action to Samba (just did a quick mount
> and displayed wireshark trace of the data so you could see)

Oh, it's a fair cop guv'nor :-).

Didn't know it'd finally been merged. I should pay more
attention to the cifsfs list I guess :-).

Still, it has been a *long* while :-).

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