[CentOS] EXTERNAL: Samba issues with Win 10 (one last followup)

Thu Jun 28 17:07:33 UTC 2018
Wells, Roger K. <ROGER.K.WELLS at leidos.com>

On 06/28/2018 12:50 PM, mark wrote:
> Wells, Roger K. wrote:
>> On 06/28/2018 10:35 AM, mark wrote:
>>> Just ran into a problem: someone with a new laptop, running Win 10,
>>> version 1709, tried to map their home directory (served from a CentOS 6.9
>>> box, and it fails, with Windows complaining that it no longer supports
>>> SMBv1, and if you go to their site, you can install support
>>> for that manually....
>>> The server running samba can *not* be updated to 7 - we have a lot of
>>> stuff based off it, and most of our users use it, one way or another, so
>>> it's a major thing when we do finally upgrade (or, more likely, replace
>>> the server).
>>> Has anyone run into this, and if so, any workarounds on the Linux end?
>> I ran into this  as well.
>> There is a procedure that a W10 administrator can enable SMBv1.
>> I did it and it worked.
>> I believe that I started from this link:
>> https://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/windows/en-US/8160d62b-0f5d-48
>> a3-9fe9-5cd319837917/how-te-reenable-smb1-in-windows1o?forum=win10itproge
>> neral HTH
> Yeah. I'm not sure why my original problem statement wasn't clear, and
> I've done some online research since then, but what I was looking for was
> a CentOS 6 solution, where we just modified the C6 samba server, rather
> than have to put a ticket in for each and every user that's stuck with Win
> 10.
> And, since this is an office in a US federal gov't agency (civilian
> sector, so budgets suck), there could be a dozen or two people, and I
> understand we're getting in new laptops & desktops for a number of folks
> with older systems, we're going to see more of this, and it's a big issue,
> since the server that serves samba also does a lot else, and that will
> affect almost everyone.
> That's why a C6 solution would have been far better.
> But I see that the cifs.ko with the C6 kernel doesn't support smbv2, so
> that's what we'll have to do. (And, since the samba server is now out of
> warranty, it's time to start thinking about a replacement).
>      mark
Yeah, I thought that might be the case, sorry.
Here we are planning to upgrade the our server to CentOS 7.5 shortly
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