[cifs-protocol] What is FILE_ACTION_REMOVED_BY_DELETE? MS-FSCC 2.4.42

Tarun Chopra Tarun.Chopra at microsoft.com
Mon Jul 6 17:07:33 CEST 2015

Thanks Richard for the pointer. 

Hello Volker - As Richard pointed out; the information is stated in section 2.4.42 of MS-FSCC. Kindly let us know if you need any further assistance.

Tarun Chopra.

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From: Richard Sharpe [mailto:realrichardsharpe at gmail.com] 
Sent: Monday, July 6, 2015 7:11 AM
To: Volker Lendecke
Cc: Interoperability Documentation Help; cifs-protocol at lists.samba.org
Subject: Re: [cifs-protocol] What is FILE_ACTION_REMOVED_BY_DELETE? MS-FSCC 2.4.42

On Mon, Jul 6, 2015 at 7:04 AM, Volker Lendecke <Volker.Lendecke at sernet.de> wrote:
> Hello, Dochelp!
> MS-SMB2 2.2.36 SMB2 CHANGE_NOTIFY Response references 
> FILE_NOTIFY_INFORMATION from MS-FSCC 2.4.42, which includes 
> FILE_ACTION_REMOVED_BY_DELETE (value 9) as a possible action.
> I could not find a reference to the symbolic name in MS-FSA or 
> MS-SMB2, the only reference google could find for me is a kernel API 
> FsRtlNotifyFullReportChange:

It's described in MS-FSCC, 2.4.42 under FileNotifyInformation. I just added support to Wireshark for dissecting the responses to Notify requests. The description is terse.

> https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/windows/hardware/ff547041%28v
> =vs.85%29.aspx
> Question: Under what circumstances will we see 
> FILE_ACTION_REMOVED_BY_DELETE on the wire, and in particular what is 
> the difference to FILE_ACTION_REMOVED (value 2)?
> Thanks,
> Volker Lendecke
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Richard Sharpe

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