04-13-2018 04:54 AM
From one of our management servers (Windows Server 2016) SMB traffic is identified as active-directory, but from user clients it's correctly identified as ms-ds-smbv2. Anyone come across this? We have several storage solutions (NetApp filer, iSCSI, DFS on Fibre Channel storage), and it seems to happen with all of them.
One more thing: this only happens when we look at the properties of a file or a folder, not when opening it or performing other operations.
We have two PA-5050 in HA (active-passive) running PAN-OS 7.1.15.
04-24-2018 07:05 AM
I am having the same issue.
04-25-2018 03:00 AM
I have opened a TAC case for this and have sent some packet captures and logs. Will report back when I hear back from them.
05-09-2018 12:42 AM
Update: TAC has not been able to replicate this problem, but it looks like it only affects DFS file shares.
06-25-2018 05:54 AM
Update: according to TAC this is expected behaviour. When you right-click on a file or a folder and select Properties the app-id on Palo Alto will change from ms-ds-smb to active-directory. So they adviced us to open for active-directory + ms-ds-smb in all applicable policies (mostly for our management servers). Of course, if I just add active-directory in the policies I get a bunch of warnings when I commit about active-directory depending on kerberos etc.
How does the rest of the community handle this?
05-18-2023 07:12 AM - edited 05-18-2023 07:14 AM
Edit: I did not see how old this thread was, I will open a TAC case and report.
Expected behavior is a BS answer! This started today at 12:50AM Arizona time. Was listed as ms-ds-smbv3 prior to that. How can we use applications in our security policies when they (Palo Alto) modify their decoders without notification.
I had to create an emergency change to allow that traffic.
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