[Samba] nmbd needed when smb1 disabled?

Denis Cardon dcardon at tranquil.it
Tue Sep 3 08:06:41 UTC 2019

Hi Ilya,

Le 09/02/2019 à 10:07 PM, Илья Коскин via samba a écrit :
> Hello! Samba 4.11 will disable smb1 by default, do we still need to launch
> nmbd with samba?

nmbd is for NetBIOS naming service (WINS and netbios Broadcast) and has 
actually nothing to do with SMB1, except maybe to be old tech that is 
better to be turned off.

So yes it is better to turn it off, but you can turn it off even if you 
are still using SMB1.




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