[Samba] Running and testing SMB2 under RHEL 5 and RHEL 6

Jeff Layton jlayton at redhat.com
Sun Feb 20 05:51:32 MST 2011

On Sat, 19 Feb 2011 19:04:35 -0500
Nico Kadel-Garcia <nkadel at gmail.com> wrote:

> Does RHEL 5 or RHEL 6, or the current versions of cifs-utils available
> for either, actually support SMB2? I don't see a "mount.smb2" binary
> in the packages, though I see it mentioned in the docs, and I'd like
> to really hammer the SMB2 server for performance comparisons. But it's
> meaningless if if it's not actually mounting as SMB2.

smb2fs is still under development upstream and neither RHEL5 or 6
include client-side support in the kernel. I'm not clear on whether
server-side support is being shipped in either though (the folks that
maintain that piece would need to comment).

Jeff Layton <jlayton at redhat.com>

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