[Samba] SMB_COM_QUERY_INFORMATION_DISK deprecation effects

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Tue Jun 3 12:48:26 MDT 2014

On Fri, May 30, 2014 at 12:46:12PM +0000, Tompkins, Michael wrote:
> One of our customers uses EMC SAN disks.   Newer EMC software no longer supports the SMB_COM_QUERY_INFORMATION_DISK  command. It was deprecated by Microsoft.
> Our SMB scanning no longer works from earlier devices running smbclient 3.0.37.
> EMC is going to re-enable the command for a few months but they want us to move to newer commands.
> Is this actually deprecated in the SMB world ?
> Can someone tell me what the status of this command is ?

Ping me if you need a patch for this. Shouldn't be hard
to change from the old SMB_COM_QUERY_INFORMATION_DISK
SMB1 command to the trans2 version for SMB1 connections.

Shouldn't be a problem when using SMB3 connections.


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