a new kernel-space server
jra at samba.org
Mon Oct 1 18:11:38 UTC 2018
On Sun, Sep 30, 2018 at 07:42:28PM +0200, Aurélien Aptel via samba-technical wrote:
> I've just found this new smb server implementation while randomly
> browsing github.
> Seems to have started ~2 years ago by (probably) Samsung given some of
> the copyrights statements.
> From the readme:
> > - Implemented
> > a. SMB1(CIFS), SMB2/3 protocols for basic file sharing
> > b. Dynamic crediting
> > c. Compound requests
> > d. Durable handle
> > e. oplock/lease
> > f. Large MTU
> > g. NTLM/NTLMv2
> > h. Auto negotiation
> > i. HMAC-SHA256 Signing
> > j. Secure negotiate
> > k. Signing Update
> > l. Preautentication integrity(SMB 3.1.1)
> > m. SMB3 encryption
> I had personally never heard about it.
Oh, I'm almost completely forgotten about that !
I had several meetings with them where I told them
what a spectacularly bad idea it was, but their
management told them to go ahead anyway.
Especially as they wanted to do SMB1 also :-).
I'm surprised they're still persevering with it,
but more choice is never a bad thing :-).
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