mount_smbfs problem after upgrade Samba 3.4 -> 3.5

Bartosz Stec bartosz.stec at
Tue Nov 2 23:40:18 UTC 2010

> Hi,
> I'm doing a major overhaul of our Samba servers including an upgrade to
> the latest port version, 3.5.6. I'm getting most things in place but a
> remaining problem is that I cannot any longer use mount_smbfs:
> mount_smbfs -I //peo at mars  <>/inter /home/mnt
> Password:
> mount_smbfs: unable to open connection: syserr = Authentication error
> Samba server log says:
> mbd/sesssetup.c:1703(reply_sesssetup_and_X)
>     reply_sesssetup_and_X:  Attempted encrypted session setup without
> negprot denied!
> smbclient works fine and so does connecting to the shares from Windows
> and Konqerour like "smb://".  <smb://>
> Anybody on the list with enough knowledge of Samba that could take a
> shot at this? Apparently something changed between version 3.4 and 3.5
> of Samba.
My knowledge about Samba is limited at best, but it seems that I found 
possible couse and working override (solution?). Check this PR:
If this fixes your problem too, please submit followup - more 
information port maintainer gets, less time he's gonna need to fix this.

Bartosz Stec

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