[Samba] Windows clients require reboot once a day in order to access mapped drives

Rowland Penny rpenny at samba.org
Sat Apr 27 08:17:47 UTC 2019

On Fri, 26 Apr 2019 15:03:07 -0700
Mason Schmitt via samba <samba at lists.samba.org> wrote:

> Hey Rowland and Louis (and anyone else that has been following this
> thread),
> It looks like the issue, with W10 clients needing to reboot each
> morning to regain access to samba mapped drives, has been worked
> around with a single smb.conf change.
> The only change I made (which I did only to help with troubleshooting
> via packet capture) was as follows:
> OLD - smb encrypt = desired
> NEW - smb encrypt = off
> So, while I'm happy that users aren't getting frustrated each
> morning, I'm less enthused about not having encryption for W10
> clients.  As mentioned earlier in this thread, this looks like a bug,
> but I don't know whether it's with samba or with W10.  Would you like
> me to raise an issue in your bug tracker?
> Thanks for your support with this guys :)

Can you try commenting out the line, this should then (by my reading)
allow negotiation of encryption.


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