Server Message Block protocol version supported by CA PAM

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Article ID: 14390

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Products

CA Privileged Access Manager - Cloakware Password Authority (PA) PAM SAFENET LUNA HSM CA Privileged Access Manager (PAM)

Issue/Introduction



Server Message Block protocol version supported by CA PAM

Environment

Release: PAMDKT99500-2.7-Privileged Access Manager-NSX API PROXY
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Resolution

Prior to PAM 2.8.3 release, CA PAM supports SMB1/CIFS at the moment.

From PAM 2.8.3 release onwards (including 3.0 release), CA PAM supports the newer SMB protocol versions.

For Session Recordings and Database Backup, user is provided with the options to select SMB 1, 2, 2.1 or 3.

 

Additional Information

To avert from the WannaCry vulnerability yet maintain the usage of the CIFS share, please apply the Microsoft patch -- MS17-010.