UNIX Extensions

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See http://samba.org/samba/CIFS_POSIX_extensions.html

All Unix extensions are TRANSACT2 commands in the range from 0x200 to 0x2FF (inclusive).

PosixOpen

Server specifies it can serve these by returning :

Capability Value
CIFS_UNIX_POSIX_PATH_OPERATIONS_CAP 0x20

in the reply to a trans2 qfsinfo (TRANSACT2_QFSINFO 0x03) info level SMB_QUERY_CIFS_UNIX_INFO (0x200) call.

For open, call TRANSACT2_SETPATHINFO (0x06) call info level :

SMB_POSIX_PATH_OPEN 0x209

The request data block should be 14 bytes consisting of the following :

Size Offset Value
4 bytes 0 Flags field (same as smb_ntcreate_flags in SMBNTCreateX to request oplocks)
4 bytes 4 POSIX open flags (see below)
4 bytes 8 POSIX mode_t (see below)
2 bytes 12 Reply info level requested (see below)

Negotiating Capabilities

Capability Value
CIFS_UNIX_FCNLT_LOCKS_CAP 0x01
CIFS_UNIX_POSIX_ACLS_CAP 0x02
CIFS_UNIX_XATTR_CAP 0x04
CIFS_UNIX_EXATTR_CAP 0x08
CIFS_UNIX_POSIX_PATH_OPERATIONS_CAP 0x20