Solaris Samba Smbclient Utility Does Not Support SMB2 (Doc ID 2281546.1)

Last updated on JULY 12, 2017

Applies to:

Solaris Operating System - Version 10 1/13 U11 to 11.3 [Release 10.0 to 11.0]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Attempts to use Solaris Samba /usr/bin/smbclient to communicate with a Windows, or other system, that does not allow SMB1 protocol will fail

Adding the smbclient option -m|--max-protocol set to SMB2 or SMB3 does not work

Changes

 SMB1 protocol use may have been restricted in the environment due to security recommendations

Cause

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