[Samba] Linux vs. Windows SMB buffering

Will Lucas mevatron at gmail.com
Fri Oct 6 19:26:29 UTC 2017

> Does the wireshark trace show the Windows client asking for and
> getting a RWH lease under SMB2 ? If so, then there's no reason
> it can't be caching the entire file locally. Seems strange
> behaviour from the Windows redirector here.

I have uploaded the Linux packet capture here (14MB):

Also, here is the corresponding Windows packet capture as well (375MB):

> Or alternatively, just use the Linux SMB client and don't port the
software to Windows :-).

You have no idea how much I wish that was possible :D I'm trying to slowly
convert my colleagues to Linux :)

Thanks for the quick reply!

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