Buffer variable This value is not valid for the SMB 2. You want a server that can be configured to meet your testing needs.
Two computers that both have resources to share This brings out an important point in Samba terminology: A server is a computer with a resource to share.
The command in the message is SMBnegprot, a request to negotiate a protocol variant that will be used for the entire session. A mailslot server creates a mailslot, and a mailslot client writes messages to the mailslot created by the server.
RemainingBytes 4 bytes : The number of subsequent bytes the client intends to write to the file after this operation completes. This is shown in the following example session request and response, as captured by tcpdump.
Packets 9 and 10 are what we want. As mentioned earlier, the client sets its tree identifier TID field to zero, because it does not yet know what TID to use.
The server then reads these messages, thus achieving communication between the client and server. Data block within the message, relative to the start of the SMB Header section 2. These are our first SMBs. Microsoft Windows products have both the SMB client and server built into the operating system, and it is common to find Windows acting as a server, client, both, or neither at any given time in a production network.