[Samba] Unable to create / copy / delete a file on a SMBv1 only device using Samba 4.12.x

Rowland penny rpenny at samba.org
Sun Apr 5 11:20:48 UTC 2020

On 05/04/2020 12:08, fredbezies via samba wrote:
> Hello.
> I'm using Archlinux Mate with its testing repositories activated. I am only
> the owner of an ISP "box" with an embedded HDD working only with SMBv1
> protocol.
> After I updated my archlinux box to Samba 4.12.0, I noticed that my access
> was rejected.
> I tweaked my /etc/samba/smb.conf to add this in [global] section.
> "server min protocol = CORE
> client min protocol = CORE"
Try doing a similar thing, but replace 'min' with 'max' and 'CORE' with 
'NT1', you will also have to have SMBv1 installed on the clients.

This isn't a good idea really and is only a stop gap, Samba is working 
to remove SMBv1 entirely.


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