[PATCH] smbd: Fix snapshot query on shares with DFS enabled

Uri Simchoni uri at samba.org
Wed Aug 17 20:33:21 UTC 2016

On 08/17/2016 11:23 PM, Jeremy Allison wrote:
> On Wed, Aug 17, 2016 at 01:19:11PM -0700, Jeremy Allison wrote:
>> Ah ok - that's the missing piece ! I'd prefer the /server/share/path/to/file/@GMT-xxx
>> approach as that prevents us having to mess understand when we have
>> a DFS vs. regular path.
>> I'm assuming the above also works with Windows ? I'm having
>> trouble on my W2K12R2 box getting @GMT paths to work with SMB1.
> Ah ! Yes it does. Just found in MS-SMB:
> -----------------------------------------------------------------
> Pathname Extensions
> Pathnames are allowed to contain a previous version token (or @GMT token), as a directory
> element in a path. A previous version token indicates that the pathname is a request to access the
> previous version (or shadow copy) of the file or directory at a particular point in time. This feature
> is available on any path-based operation (for example, SMB_COM_NT_CREATE_ANDX). A pathname
> MUST NOT contain more than one previous version token.
> For example, requesting a previous version of the file \\server\mydocs\reviews\feb01.doc at
> 2:44:00 P.M. on March30, 2001 UTC is specified in the following format:
> \\server\mydocs\reviews\@GMT-2001.03.30-14.44.00\feb01.doc
> The same technique can be used to build a path that represents a previous version of a directory as
> opposed to a file.
> For example, requesting a previous version of the directory \\server\mydocs\reviews at 2:44:00 PM
> on 3/30/01 UTC can be specified in either of the following formats:
> A token appearing as an intermediate path component:
> \\server\mydocs\@GMT-2001.03.30-14.44.00\reviews
> A token appearing as a final path component:
> \\server\mydocs\reviews\@GMT-2001.03.30-14.44.00
> -----------------------------------------------------------------
*as a directory element* ...

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