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Re: [Samba] hostname is missing in the output from "smbstatus -b"




This also might be "hostname lookups = no" (by default).

But that also probably depends on some sort of name resolution (DNS), and
you say that you don't have name resolution for clients.

Kris Lou
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On Mon, Feb 4, 2019 at 10:34 AM Rowland Penny via samba <
samba@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> On Mon, 4 Feb 2019 18:44:57 +0100
> Meike Stone via samba <samba@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>
> > Hello dear group,
> >
> > we have migrated our Samba server from version 3.6 to Samba 4.6.
> >
> > Everyting is working fine, but I have seen one difference in the
> > output from "smbstatus -b".
> >
> > The hostname in the output is no longer displayed (see examples below)
> > 1) The hostname must come from Session setup or similar, because we
> > don't have any
> >  name resolution for clients.
> > 2) The hostname from the clients is usefull for us, because a lot of
> > clients are behind a NAT-Gateway and comes with one IP ( in example
> > the 192.168.12.30) ! In the old version I could see from witch host
> > each user came.
> >
> > In the new version, I only see the IP address two times.
> >
>
> This may be an artefact of turning off NTLMv1, try adding 'ntlm auth =
> yes' to your smb.conf and restarting Samba. If this cures your problem,
> then you have to decide if you can run with an insecure set up.
>
> I would also urge you to consider upgrading again, but this time to AD.
>
> Rowland
>
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