[jcifs] free disk space on a CIFS share

Michael B. Allen miallen at eskimo.com
Thu Jul 18 04:34:42 EST 2002

On Wed, 17 Jul 2002 11:56:13 -0400
"Anish Acharya" <anish.acharya at casero.com> wrote:

> Hello everyone.  I'm wondering if anyone is aware of a way to find out
> the amount of free disk space on a SAMBA share using
> the Jcifs API?  I can't seem to find an appropriate method in the

Ahh,  I  knew  this was coming. It's #3 in the todo list. There is indeed a
function   called   TRANS2_QUERY_FS_INFORMATION  that  will  retrieve  this
information   for  shares.  I  was  going  to  return  this  value  in  the
SmbFile.length() call. I'm gearing up for batch of new stuff soon .... 

> documentation.  I'm also unable to find out if this operation is
> supported by the cifs protocol.  I noticed that you can find out disk
> information by mounting a cifs share in windows, but I'm
> not sure if the information is provided via cifs or some other
> windows-based protocol.
> Any insight would be helpful!
> Thank you kindly,
> Anish Acharya
> Software Developer
> Casero Inc.
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