SMB2 protocol in 3.5.2 Tests

Sassy Natan sassyn at
Thu May 27 15:47:33 MDT 2010

Jeremy, What about the kerberos support? Is this in the git master? If yes,
I want to test it and publish the result's


On Thu, May 27, 2010 at 2:45 PM, Jeremy Allison <jra at> wrote:

> On Thu, May 27, 2010 at 02:40:34PM -0500, MICHAEL BROWN wrote:
> > Jeremy,
> > that is great to hear.  When do you guys foresee 3.6 releasing?
> Target is 9 months after the 3.5.0 release. As I said at
> SambaXP, we should chose 9 months so we can make the joke
> "It takes 9 months to do a Samba release, no matter
> how many engineers are involved" :-) :-).
> > Across WANS with latency above 40 ms.,
> > you can really tell the difference in speed using v3.5.3 and SMB 2
> protocol.  It uses the bandwidth a lot
> > more effectively/efficiently.
> That's the fact that MS did a lot of work in the client.
> They could have done that work in SMB1 but chose not to
> (Volker did that work in our SMB1 client).
> If you want to test it in advance of 3.6.0 (please do!)
> check out the "master" tree. SMB2 is just about feature
> complete (I need to fix the quota editing code but that's
> the only missing bit I know about).
> Jeremy.

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