[Samba] Samba as DC member UDP ports used

Rowland penny rpenny at samba.org
Thu Mar 5 10:12:02 UTC 2020

On 05/03/2020 09:57, Andrea Cucciarre' via samba wrote:
> Hello,
> I have a customer that complains that Samba (as DC member) uses UDP 
> during  AD authentication when clients mount a share.
> I have run a test and traced network packet and it seems UDP is used 
> by the CLDAP (Samba server is, AD is
> Is there a way to force Samba to use TCP instead of UDP?
Not that I am aware of.
> If it's not possible could you please shortly explain why Samba is 
> using UDP port.

Probably because this is what Microsoft uses.


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