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




> Meike Stone via samba <samba@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>
> > Hello Rowland,
> > thanks for answering so fast.
> >
> > > >
> > > > 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,
> > So there is nowedays no possibility to track, from witch
> > client name the connection comes (behind a NAT Gateway)?
>
> Samba uses dns nowadays.

But if you are behind a NAT-Gateway, you lose ... The DNS is worthless
in this situation,
all Clients comes from one IP and the Network behind that Gateway is unknown ...

>
> >
> > > 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.
> >
> > This option is turned on already.
> > I know, this is a total ugly, insecure setup, but we have to run a
> > single samba for
> > W2k3 Terminal Servers and Windows XP-Clients (max protocol = NT1 ntlm
> > auth = yes, backend ldap).
>
> Well, seeing as W2k3, XP and Samba 4.6.x are all EOL, you might as well
> go back to 3.6.x, that is EOL as well. ;-)

You are right  ...
Btw: Samba 4.6 is *the* version, that SuSE delivers with the current
Enterprise Distribution SLES12 SP4

Kindly regards and thanks
Meike

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