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Re: [Samba] Encrypted samba mount on Linux




4.11 - But am hoping it will be broadly backported

On Fri, Mar 31, 2017 at 7:52 PM, Draxter <admin@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Thanks Steve.
>
>
> That's great news. Pretty recent commit. Which kernel version (onward) is
> it in?
>
>
> Regards,
>
> Draxter.
>
>
> On 01/04/17 00:49, Steve French wrote:
>
> Kernel cifs supports encryption!! (Thank you Pavel for good work, redoing
> the transport layer for this!).
>
> See e.g. this series which was merged a couple months ago into mainline
> Linux kernel:
> https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/
> linux.git/commit/fs/cifs?id=ae6f8dd4d0c87bfb72da9d9b56342adf53e69c31
>
>
> mount -t cifs //localhost/test /mnt -o vers=3.0,seal ....
>
> See attached screenshot of it in action to Samba (just did a quick mount
> and displayed wireshark trace of the data so you could see)
>
>
>
> On Fri, Mar 31, 2017 at 6:39 PM, Jeremy Allison <jra@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>
>> On Sat, Apr 01, 2017 at 12:20:23AM +0100, Draxter via samba wrote:
>> > Hi all,
>> >
>> > My server machine is running samba version 4.4.4 on Linux with 'smb
>> > encryption = mandatory' option.
>> >
>> > My client is a Ubuntu 16.10 Linux machine.
>> >
>> > I am looking for a way to mount the encrypted samba share on the Linux
>> > client machine. I noticed that mount.cifs does not support encryption
>> > but smbclient does with an -e flag, however it seems to only be usable
>> > in a ftp-like interface. Is there any way to mount this share with
>> > smbclient or any other software that supports encrypted samba shares?
>>
>> Sending to Steve, who can explain why he *still*
>> hasn't implemented this in cifsfs, depite it being
>> designed to his spec. and included in the server since
>> Samba 3.2.0....
>>
>> Bitter, Moi ? :-).
>>
>> Over to you Steve !
>>
>
>
>
> --
> Thanks,
>
> Steve
>
>
>


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Thanks,

Steve
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