[Samba] Windows SMB2 client doing excessive, inefficient SMB2 Find (and other) requests

Ralph Böhme slow at samba.org
Thu Aug 31 19:11:28 UTC 2017

On Thu, Aug 31, 2017 at 06:04:04PM +0200, awl1 wrote:
> Am 31.08.2017 um 15:43 schrieb Ralph Böhme:
> > On Thu, Aug 24, 2017 at 03:37:07PM +0200, awl1 via samba wrote:
> > > 2) What about confidential data from SMB/SMB2 sessions (i.e. Samba
> > > usernames/passwords)? What do I meed to do to filter all information from
> > > Wireshark traces that points to users and passwords?
> > Passwords are not send over the wire, the user name is as are IP addresses. Use
> > a test user and setup VMs is a private test network if you care.
> > 
> > For the trace it's okay if it starts with the reproducer without session setup.
> OK, fine. I will then use a test user name and a specific private test IP
> range, and remove SessionSetup packets from the packet trace.

Why? Not that it really matters.

> > If you can send a brief description of the issue alongside the traces to
> > samba-technical, I can try to get this to the right people.
> That's great. I hope to get all 12 scenarios traced over this coming
> weekend:

oh, that's way more then required. Just a trace of W3 will do.


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