mount_smbfs and MS Windows Domain Controllers

Markus F. Meisinger markus at
Thu Oct 30 10:29:56 PST 2003

Thank you for your answers,

adding the FreeBSD machine to the domain was not necessary,

i had to turn off digital signing of the smb packets on the domain
controller and now it works.

i use FreeBSD 5.0 standard installation, what version of mount_smbfs can
sign its packets?

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Dave Hart" <davehart at>
To: "Terry Lambert" <tlambert2 at>; "Markus F. Meisinger"
<markus at>
Cc: <freebsd-fs at>
Sent: Thursday, October 30, 2003 3:37 PM
Subject: RE: mount_smbfs and MS Windows Domain Controllers

> I don't think domain membership would interfere with authentication in
> this case.  While I didn't find any easy instructions on how to change
> the setting, Windows Server 2003 DCs require SMB signing by default.
> Probably the version of SAMBA involved cannot sign its SMB operations.
> Dave Hart

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