Opening up Linux to the wider world: Update on Status of the POSIX Extensions to the SMB3.1.1 Protocol

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Monday, September 23, 2019
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After a year of implementation progress of the The SMB3 .1.1 POSIX Extensions, a set of protocol extensions to allow for optimal Linux and Unix interoperability with NAS and Cloud file servers - what is the current status - what have we learned - what has changed in the protocol specification in the past year - what advice do we have for implementers - and users ... These extensions greatly improve the experience for users of Linux. This presentation will review the state of the protocol extensions and their current implementation in the Linux kernel and Samba among others, and provide an opportunity for feedback and suggestions for additions to the POSIX extensions. This has been an exciting year with many improvements to the implementations of the SMB3.1.1 POSIX Extensions in Samba and Linux!