Posts Tagged ‘SMB 2.0’

Windows server 2008 NTFS / SMB2.0 changes part III (packet analyses)

Sunday, March 16th, 2008

New SMB 2.0 allows higher speeds when transfering files between Windows server 2008 machines and Windows Vista machines.
On gigabit network we can see a drastical improvement in speed and network performance. SMB2.0 allows ACK packets to be sent only after 16 megabyte of data…

 SMB 2.0 as seen by Wireshark*

*Wireshark – excelent network analyzer

Windows server 2008 NTFS / SMB2.0 changes part II (network usage)

Sunday, March 16th, 2008

You can access harlink-ed files and Directory junction folders over the network… Even if files and folders are not shared (only “linked” to one of your shared folders …)

 Network accessability example