[cifs-protocol] [EXTERNAL] "Flags" field in [MS-SMB2] 188.8.131.52.1 Symbolic Link Error Response? - TrackingID#2211090040006372
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Subject: [EXTERNAL] "Flags" field in [MS-SMB2] 184.108.40.206.1 Symbolic Link Error Response?
[MS-SMB2] 220.127.116.11.1 describes the Flags field to have one of two
values: 0 (absolute symlink) and 1 (relative symlink).
Attached find a network trace of a test against Windows 2016 Standard. In frame 33 the test creates a symlink, and in frame 39 it tries to open it. Frame 40 correctly replies with NT_STATUS_STOPPED_ON_SYMLINK, but the "Flags" field has a value of 0x20000001. What is that additional bit?
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