[SMB3] [PATCH] Pass through FSCTL for tools like smbinfo

Steve French smfrench at gmail.com
Fri Mar 15 01:09:58 UTC 2019

I think this is going to be very helpful - there are many examples
where I have needed to write a quick script to query debug information
or metadata only available via FSCTL

On Thu, Mar 14, 2019 at 7:42 PM ronnie sahlberg
<ronniesahlberg at gmail.com> wrote:
> Note that we pass NULL as indata for SMB2_ioctl_init() so for the time
> being we can only use this for those ioctl/fcntl that does not
> write data to the server. But there are very many of those.
> We can start populating smb2info.c with handlers for this and once it
> all looks good we can add support to also write to the server (which
> will be easy to do but it would make the patch bigger)
> On Fri, Mar 15, 2019 at 10:21 AM Steve French <smfrench at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > Forwarding Ronnie's patch to the broader list
> >
> > For debugging purposes we often have to be able to query
> > additional information only available via SMB3 FSCTL
> > from the server from user space tools (e.g. like
> > cifs-utils's smbinfo).  See MS-FSCC and MS-SMB2 protocol
> > specifications for more details.
> >
> > --
> > Thanks,
> >
> > Steve



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