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

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Wed Feb 10 20:14:06 UTC 2021

On Wed, Feb 10, 2021 at 08:02:41PM +0000, Rowland penny wrote:
>On 10/02/2021 19:46, Jeremy Allison wrote:
>>Matching on the remote hostname (%M) is
>>done at socket accept time (it's how
>>we handle the "hosts allow/ hosts deny"
>>This is *before* the negprot is processed,
>>so if there is an include that adds
>>"server minimum protocol = NT1" it
>>will allow the client that matches
>>to connect using SMB1, but all others
>>will be restricted to SMB2+.
>OK, I can understand that, but are you saying that if there is a line 
>like 'include = /path/to/smb.conf.%M' in smb.conf and there is a file 
>called smb.conf.clientname in /path/to , then the contents of that 
>will be used instead of what is in the main smb.conf ?

Not instead of, included at that point.

>Wouldn't you have to reload the samba config ?

et voila !


4114         /* this is needed so that we get decent entries
4115            in smbstatus for port 445 connects */
4116         set_remote_machine_name(remaddr, false);
4117         reload_services(sconn, conn_snum_used, true);

Remember, Samba is *old* and has many, many
strange wrinkles that were added a long time
ago :-).

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