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Update SMB protocol

Is there any chance of updating the SMB implementation? My server logs indicate Solid Explorer is requesting NT LM 0.12, which was introduced in Windows XP. I'm lowering my security settings to allow a connection for now, but it would be lovely not to have to do that. :<

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    Paul shared this idea  ·   ·  Admin →
    completed  ·  AdminKrzysztof Głodowski (Owner, NeatBytes) responded  · 

    Hello,

    The latest beta of Solid Explorer has support for SMB v2, which is going to replace the old SMB v1 client. For test purposes, the client is available as a separate item in the connection wizard. After the final release, it’s going to be integrated back into one SMB client.

    In order to join the beta, please visit this link: https://play.google.com/apps/testing/pl.solidexplorer2

    Please note, that despite many tests, the new SMB client may still be unstable. Please use with caution. Any feedback will be very appreciated.

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      • Edd commented  · 

        v2 stopped working for me also after last update of Windows 10 Build 1803 Spring Creators.
        Works fine with ES Explorer

      • Anonymous commented  · 

        v2 is broken for me connecting to Windows 10 and Apple TimeCapsule.
        v1 works just fine for both.

      • Ross commented  · 

        HAHA and now its working again!!

      • Ross commented  · 

        Win10 - Was working but recently it stopped, ES still working?

      • dk commented  · 

        Smb2 not working in beta or normal version. Using Windows 10. Other file browser apps like FX and x-plore work fine.

      • OS commented  · 

        I just dld Solid Explorer 2.4 and signed up as beta tester. But I still can't find the SMB button in "New" or anywhere else. How to I connect to my PC via SMB with SE2.4??

      • Suitcase commented  · 

        Hello, Using SMBv2 in the latest stable update.
        Can connect to my PC with existing connections with SMB v1 enabled, but swapping to v2 gives "A problem occured with network communication".

        Obviously the credentials etc are fine as they work in SMB v1.
        Creating new SMB v2 connections has the same issue.

        Connecting to W10 Pro 1709 build.

      • Anonymous commented  · 

        We dumped ES for Solid Explorer and found we cannot connect to our win10 machine (surface pro).
        - As a check, we went back and tried a network scan using ES. It recognised win 10 but prompted to download an smb2 module.

        We don't get that option with Solid Explorer. Can you tell me if the beta solves this?

        TIA

      • Anonymous commented  · 

        The main reason I got SE was for this exact feature but I'm not enabling 1.0 on my OS. This update is welcome.

      • Martouf commented  · 

        Cannot connect to Windows 10 system without at least SMB2. Must update ASAP!

      • Anonymous commented  · 

        Much needed upgrade. About time really

      • louiscar commented  · 

        So I have to say I got an answer from KG finally who says SMB 2 is being developed so here's hoping that SE is still alive and kicking

      • Gleb Samsonenko commented  · 

        Already a half of the year this issue exists and still not fixed.

        Just forget about this app and use X-plore - SMB 2.0 works fine.

      • Peralta commented  · 

        Yes! I'm facing this issue and it's really bothering me. For now I'm testing FX and it works because the app UPDATED the protocol, in fact they even show us in the config allowing us to choose between v1.0 and 2.0. What are you guys waiting for?

      • Anonymous commented  · 

        Take the money and run...

      • louiscar commented  · 

        @Cris
        Yes very true however, for either of those reasons I'd expect him to inform the community, (particularly those that paid him), that he is no longer able to continue with the project.
        Of course he may be in ill and I hope that isn't the case however, Neatbytes is a company and so I'd think it fairly likely that someone elze would be able to convey the information that the project cannot continue.

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