I think he's making a generalization. I'm sure we've all heard the conversation that goes like "Authority failure? Just grant *PUBLIC *ALL".

I for one exhausted all reasonable options before disabling SMB2, and I'm sure you did the same.

-----Original Message-----
From: Buck Calabro [mailto:kc2hiz@xxxxxxxxx]
Sent: Friday, February 16, 2018 4:00 PM
To: midrange-l@xxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: Re: V7R3 mapped drive issues from Win2008 R2 Server

On 2/16/2018 4:09 PM, Rob Berendt wrote:
The first thing which always comes to mind is that 7.3 uses SMB2 while

I had the same thought.

If you get recent fixes on 7.3 and your Windows machines it's not such
an issue.

How does one know for sure, in advance? The MTU /still/ does not mention SMB2 issues vis a vis Windows File Explorer. I just checked it.

But the knee jerk reaction many people did was open their 7.3 machines
to all sorts of security holes by disabling SMB2 and going back to SMB1.
and others...

SMB2 to Win7 completely killed a mission critical application.
What choice did I have?
Tell the boss that I'd rewrite payment processing ASAP?


Your updates make it better!

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