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[Samba] How to change the server info/version which Samba returns to the client?




Dear Samba team,

I would like to change the server info string which Samba returns to the client.
I tried to change the "server string" setting in /etc/samba/smb.conf:

[global]
   server string = Master

# testparm | grep "server string"
        server string = Master

# /etc/init.d/samba restart

but the server still returns the string "Samba 4.2.14-Debian":

$ smbclient //localhost/home -U guest%guest -c ls
Domain=[WORKGROUP] OS=[Windows 6.1] Server=[Samba 4.2.14-Debian]
. D 0 Mon Dec 17 00:01:54 2018 .. D 0 Mon Jan 29 20:20:52 2018

It looks like "server string" setting has no effect or I am changing the wrong
setting.

Additional info:

# dpkg -l | grep samba
ii samba 2:4.2.14+dfsg-0+deb8u11 i386 SMB/CIFS file, print, and login server for Unix

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With best regards,
Dmitry

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