SMB3 Posix Setinfo class?

David Mulder dmulder at
Mon Sep 26 17:20:51 UTC 2022

On 9/26/22 11:21 AM, Jeremy Allison wrote:
> What specific attributes do you want to set with
> FilePosixInformation ?
> The file mode (rwxrwxrwx) is set by a normal
> SetNTACL request with a specially formatted
> ACL.
> I can't think of anything else POSIX-specific that
> can't be set with a standard SMB3 setinfo
> the same way it's set on a Windows handle.
> I don't think we need SetFilePosixInformation
> at all.

Good point. Fine with me to simply remove it. I'll make it clear in the 
document that FilePosixInformation is query only.

David Mulder
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