CIFS test suite on Windows clients?

Gerald Carter jerry at
Fri Jul 26 06:33:02 GMT 2002

On Tue, 23 Jul 2002, Andy Tai wrote:

> Is there any CIFS test suite that runs on Windows? (Or
> are there any good generic file system tests on
> Windows that can thoroughly exercise a SMB server?) 
> Smbtorture is good but it only runs on Unix and is not
> a real Windows client.  
> Thanks for any info on this.

The IFS stress kit would probably be the best way to go.
Just mount a file share from the server and run the test
(haven't done this btw...).

That is unless you are trying to write tests that bypass
the Windows client redirector.

cheers, jerry
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