Remote Administration Protocol protocol (RAP / Lanman) over SMB2

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at
Fri Feb 26 04:24:46 MST 2010

On Thu, 2010-02-25 at 23:02 -0800, Daniel Ng wrote:
> I am not sure if this is the right place to ask this question.  If you
> know a better location, please feel free to redirect me.  Thanks in
> advance.
> I am asked to upgrade my company's existing smb server implementation
> to support SMB2.  This is a proprietary code which only supports smb1
> and Remote Administration Protocol protocol (RAP / Lanman).  It does
> not have WKSSVC & SRVSVC services which are being used in SMB2
> communications between Vista & Win7 stations.   This server was
> probably developed back in Windows NT era.

The cifs-protocol list would be the right place.  It sounds like you
have a very difficult task ahead - SMB2 is not trivial.  Have you scoped
out replacing the SMB server with a free implementation instead?  We
happen to have one we would love for you to integrate :-)

Andrew Bartlett

Andrew Bartlett                      
Authentication Developer, Samba Team 
Samba Developer, Cisco Inc.

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