[cifs-protocol] FW: [REG:111061756137964] Encryption of the key for "netsh branchcache importkey and exportkey.

Christopher R. Hertel crh at samba.org
Thu Jul 7 15:50:31 MDT 2011

Edgar Olougouna wrote:
> Yes, your observation is correct. By storing both in the file, this
> allows the importkey to validate that it has not been tampered.

Right, but the key point is that we are getting both the original binary
string and the Server Secret.

I have, in my code, chosen to use the term "Server Passphrase" as the name
for the "arbitrary length binary string stored on the server".  No name is
given in the docs.

Chris -)-----

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