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SubjectRe: RFC: Revert move default dialect from CIFS to to SMB3
On Fri, Sep 1, 2017 at 10:22 PM, Andrew Bartlett <> wrote:
> My quick research shows:
> SMB 2.1 but not SMB3 is on:
> Windows 7
> Windows 8
> Windows 2008
> Windows 2012
> Samba 3.6 and earlier (SMB1 only by default)
> SMB3 is on:
> Windows 8.1
> Windows 2012 R2
> Windows 10
> Windows 2016
> Samba 4.0 and above (released 2012)

But most, if not all, of those SMB3 cases _also_ support SMB2.1,
right? So the "3.0 _only_" case ends up being a fairly rare case
where things have been explicitly limited, and any previous Linux use
must have had that explicit "vers=3.0" flag anyway?


Anyway, we can't avoid *some* breakage (ie the places that literally
only support 1.0 will have to add the explicit "vers=1.0" to get the

And I merged the code to add better error reporting yesterday, so
hopefully regardless of the default we choose the breakage is not
nearly as confusing to people any more.


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