SMB2 protocol in 3.5.2 Tests

Jeremy Allison jra at
Thu May 27 10:56:11 MDT 2010

On Fri, Jan 29, 2010 at 12:39:51PM -0600, MICHAEL BROWN wrote:
> Greetings all,
> I have a question with the "test" SMB2 protocol.  3.5.2 is joined to a 2008 R2 domain.  On a
> Windows 7 (32 bit) machine, I can authenticate, list, and view documents (it is slow) but I can't:
> *) View document permissions on the 3.5.2 share
> *) Copy files from the 3.5.2 share to the Windows 7 machine.
> When enabling the SMB2 switch in smb.conf,
> should copying files to Windows 7 using SMB2 work at this time and should browsing be
> really slow, as well as not seeing the file/folder permissions on the server?
> If I disable the SMB2 protocol, it works fine.

I've done a lot of work on SMB2 since 3.5.x. The SMB2 in 3.6.0 will
be production ready (ie. we could turn it on by default, but probably
won't due to caution :-).


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