SMB shares fail to mount with the SMB2 protocol

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  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux system failed to mount a SMB share with SMB2, instead it mounts as SMBv1.
  • We need to mount a SMB version 2 Windows filesystem share
  • Is the SMB version 2 protocol supported on RHEL5, RHEL6, or RHEL7?


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.x
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.x
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.x

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