Corruptions seen with diskercise.exe tool
Volker.Lendecke at SerNet.DE
Fri Jun 17 06:40:36 UTC 2016
On Thu, Jun 16, 2016 at 11:52:29AM -0700, Jeremy Allison wrote:
> On Thu, Jun 16, 2016 at 10:33:22AM -0700, sandeep nag wrote:
> > I am seeing read corruption with diskercise.exe tool on a CIFS share
> > mounted on windows server 2012 R2 datacenter operating system client
> > Samba share is on samba 3.6.25 code base.
> > [image: Inline image 1]
> > Any thoughts on why this corruption is happening?
> > 1. Is it because of packet transmission issue in other layers like
> > tcp/sessions layer or so?
It can't be due to tcp retransmissions, but it could well be due to
glitches in cables and switches. To properly detect that kind of
corruption, you might try to set "server signing = mandatory". It will
slow down operations, but it will cryptographically check the network
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