Stefan Metzmacher metze at samba.org
Fri Jul 26 08:27:52 UTC 2019

Hi Steve,

I just contacted dochelp for this and noticed (from reading the code)
that the kernel sends null-termination for the

I think you should fix that and backport it to stable releases,
it would be good if all clients would implement it like windows.

I implemented it for Samba here:


Am 26.07.19 um 10:22 schrieb Stefan Metzmacher via cifs-protocol:
> Hi DocHelp,
> I just noticed a documentation bug in
>    NetName (variable): A null-terminated Unicode string containing the
>    server name and specified by the client application.
> Windows Server 1903 sends the name without null-termination, see the
> attached capture.
> metze

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