[Samba] SMB2 Negotiate Request

Mike Smith spammi.spamerson at gmail.com
Fri Jan 21 15:51:42 MST 2011

Entered on Bugzilla, #7931.

On 11-01-20 11:24 AM, Jeremy Allison wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 19, 2011 at 05:51:45PM -0800, Mike Smith wrote:
>> Thanks for the reply. I have set "max protocol = smb2" and I can use
>> the SMB2 protocol fine. I'll try and explain my issue better:
>> When I say "negotiate request" and I talking about the packets that
>> are sent between the client and server. The SMB2 protocol is driven
>> by requests from the client and responses from the server. The very
>> first packet that is sent from client to server contains a header
>> and a message (SMB2_NEGOTIATE) that tells the server what dialects
>> of the protocol the client understands.
>> When I send this packet the samba server does not respond to it, and
>> I time out.  Windows 7 responds to this packet as expected.
>> If I use a SMB packet (instead of SMB2) and use that to negotiate a
>> SMB2 connection, it will work, but what I want to know is if there
>> is a reason it's not responding the the SMB2 packet as it
>> (apparently) should.
> Can you test this against v3-6-test please ? If it still fails
> report as a bug in bugzilla and I'll get it fixed asap.
> SMB2 isn't really supported in 3.5.x, 3.6.0 will be the
> first production release with complete SMB2 support.
> Thanks,
> Jeremy.

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