[cifs-protocol] SMB_COM_LOCK_BYTE_RANGE lock conflict handling [REG:119060625002185]
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Thu Jun 6 17:11:25 UTC 2019
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Subject: SMB_COM_LOCK_BYTE_RANGE lock conflict handling
Tom confirmed to me at SambaXP that I can still ask SMB1 questions, despite him having nice SMB1 deprecation stickers on his laptop :-)
Attached find a network trace against Windows 2012 R2. I am interested in the documentation for the difference between frames 28 and 35.
Frame 26 is a conflicting lock request for range 0xEEFFFFFF which is replied to immediately with LOCK_NOT_GRANTED. Frame 35 is pretty much the same query, but this time the reply is delayed by roughly 200 milliseconds and gives a different error: FILE_LOCK_CONFLICT.
Yes, this is a deprecated SMB_COM_LOCK_BYTE_RANGE, but this also happens with SMB_COM_LOCKING_ANDX for the same lock ranges.
There's another case where we get a deferred FILE_LOCK_CONFLICT: When trying repeatedly beating the same lock, the second and all subsequent failures receive FILE_LOCK_CONFLICT with a timeout, both for LOCK_BYTE_RANGE and LOCKING_ANDX. I can provide network traces for that too if required.
My *guess* is that the 200msec delay is a server optimization for some client application going mad, and the LOCK_NOT_GRANTED vs FILE_LOCK_CONFLICT is simply a "bug" in the deferred response routine.
But I'd need to see that network-visible protocol documented somewhere.
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