Analysis of GSS 3.2 RU5 functionality with SMBv1 protocol disabled
Last Updated March 06, 2018
This document contains details about the analysis done for GSS 3.2 RU5 functionality when the SMB v1 protocol is disabled on the GSS server and client computers. Environment Details Following are the environment details on which analysis was conducted.
GSS 3.2 RU5 Server: Installed on Windows Server 2012 R2 (All components installed on the same server)
SQL Server: SQL ENT Server 2016
GSS Clients: Windows 7 Enterprise and RHEL 7.1
SMB v1 is OFF and SMB v2 is ON on the GSS server and on the client computers. To verfiy the SMBv1 status, use the following PowerShell command:
Domain details: GSS server and clients computers in the domain and domain user context is used for analysis.
Results with comments
Resolution/Workaround tried to execute failed use cases
GSS 3.2 main installation with Simple Install mode
GSS 3.2 main installation with Custom Install mode
Release Update upgrade (GSS 3.2 RU5) on top of for Simple and Custom
Launching of GSS Console
Lunching of PXE configuration utility
Execution of Wait task
Remote Agent Installation for Windows through GSS Console - Push method
Remote Agent Installation for Linux - Pull method
Lunching of Driver manager utility from GSS Console
BDC – Package import and configuration creation
Copy File task Local (Windows and Linux) clients
Copy File task Remote on Windows and Linux clients
Run Script task on Windows and Linux clients
Power Control tasks on Windows and Linux clients
Get Inventory task on Windows and Linux clients
Verification of Capture Personality task on windows
Verification of Distribute Personality task on windows
Verification of Create Image task in windows
Verification of Distribute Image task in Windows
Launching of Ghost Explorer, Ghost Cast server
Verification of Scripted OS Installation task
Linux Issue found: All jobs related to mount operation will fail i.e. Create Image, Deploy image.
Verification of Capture Image task on Linux.
Error: As shown in above screenshot , Fail to mount express share path.