[Samba] How to change the server info/version which Samba returns to the client?

Dmitry Katsubo dma_k at mail.ru
Thu Dec 27 23:15:56 UTC 2018

On 2018-12-26 19:04, Reindl Harald via samba wrote:
> surely, and sadly most of the stuff was designed with no awareness of
> that fact - you can't suppress the version in ssh because it#s part of
> the protocol, the sme for mysql and httpd even refuses spathes where you
> simply can remove the server header because no client needs to know what
> type of webserver there is running at all
> in other world: most developers don't care otherwise this would not
> exist or at least not leak exact versions

I see, thanks for the information. At least sshd has

DebianBanner no

option in /etc/ssh/sshd_config which suppresses reporting the operating
system. Although server version is required by protocol, the server
could report major version like 4.x, similar to Apache option

ServerTokens Major

With best regards,

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