Some interop notes

Jeremy Allison jra at
Thu Jun 8 18:00:35 UTC 2017

On Thu, Jun 08, 2017 at 03:46:12PM +0200, Moritz Bechler via samba-technical wrote:
> Hi,
> I've been recently adding SMB2 support to our fork of jcifs. I started
> out very aggressively compounding related requests and noticed two
> instances where samba errs out on these (the MS impl doesn't and as far
> as I am reading the spec these should be perfectly legal):
> INTERNAL_ERROR (while it should/would be possible at least for the final
> request). This can only happen if multiple session are established as
> samba only starts granting multiple credits later. Source of this seems
> (debugging samba seems kind of non-trivial, can't get any meaningful
> breakpoint to work even in single process mode) to be the SMB2_CREATE
> check in smbd_smb2_request_pending_queue. I'm not quite sure why all of
> these async checks are applied in such a general way but there already
> seems to be a bypass flag for other cases (async_internal).
> - SMB2_TREE_CONNECT + SMB2_IOCTL (FSCTL that does not need FileID - e.g.
> Looks like it is unable to get the TreeID from the previous response.
> And some unrelated older notes while I'm at it:
> - The DFS implementation seems to behave a bit differently from the MS
> one in that it will return consumedPath values that include a trailing
> separator of the request path while MS impls never seem to do this.
> - NT_TRANSACT_NOTIFY_CHANGE won't return when closing the associated FID
> but only on explicit CANCEL. I can't find it anymore but I'm pretty sure
> that even was specified somewhere.
> Do you like me to open bugs for these?

Yes, please open bugs and if you can send the
reproducers to us and/or the wireshark traces
that would be extremely helpful !



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