[Samba] Is it possible to set the protocol for a single client

Rowland penny rpenny at samba.org
Wed Feb 10 19:32:17 UTC 2021

On 10/02/2021 19:07, Jeremy Allison via samba wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 10, 2021 at 01:52:28PM -0500, Robert Steinmetz via samba 
> wrote:
>> I have a few clients which require minimum protocol. Is it possible 
>> to set the min protocol on a per client basis?
>> If so how?
> You could try doing an include directive in the
> smb.conf based on client machine (%m or %M) parameter.
Hi Jeremy, how would that work ?

I understand the concept of using 'includes', I just don't see how an 
include file that contains something like 'server minimum protocol = 
NT1' is going to affect a running samba, just how would the client 
trigger it ??

Yours mistified


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