[Samba] SMB_COM_QUERY_INFORMATION_DISK deprecation effects
Volker.Lendecke at SerNet.DE
Fri May 30 08:04:03 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 ?
> This is an original Core Protocol command. This command is
> deprecated. New client implementations SHOULD use the
> SMB_COM_TRANSACTION2 command along with a subcommand of
Even latest smbclient uses this in quite a few commands. As
msdn points out, this would be trivial to replace with
different calls. What is the exact error message the EMC SAN
disk gives you?
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