[linux-cifs-client] SMB Trans Vs SMB Write / SMB Read

Shirish Pargaonkar shirishpargaonkar at gmail.com
Thu Sep 24 14:38:26 MDT 2009

On Thu, Sep 24, 2009 at 12:17 PM, Volker Lendecke <Volker.Lendecke at sernet.de
> wrote:

> On Thu, Sep 24, 2009 at 12:08:38PM -0500, Shirish Pargaonkar wrote:
> > Alright.  I thought Samba server would have similar functionality
> > as far as named pipes are concerned. Thanks.
> We implement what Windows clients send us. And all we've
> seen so far for these pipe metaoperations is trans2
> requests. We just haven't seen anything else on the wire,
> and there is virtually no documentation (yet?) on this
> topic. As I said, we don't have access to Windows source
> code, so we can only reply to what the clients have so far
> sent us.
> Sorry,
> Volker
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I do see SMB Trans (0x25) commands with TransactNmPipe functions (0x26)
handled by Samba server when I do a 'net view <samba_server> on a Windows
Not sure whether Samba server then also handles other Trans functions like
WaitNamedPipe etc..

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