Effective Thursday December 19th, 2017 CCS will enable the SMBv2 protocol on the Central File Service.
No downtime is expected when this upgrade is performed during the Tier II maintenance between 6-8AM on Thursday December 19th, 2017.
This upgrade will enable increased security and performance when accessing the Central File Service.
This upgrade will also address a couple of outstanding issues that affects CFS which includes streamlining access to CFS for Windows 10 Fall Creators Update edition (Build 1709) and above.
With this upgrade it is also recommended that clients should consider disabling the legacy SMBv1 protocol on all Windows based systems that can utilize the SMBv2 protocol. This can be done by following the directions in the Microsoft Knowledge Base article here:
In addition, for those running legacy and out of support operating systems (e.g. Windows XP and Windows 2003) and applications that can only utilize the SMBv1 protocol should consider replacing or upgrading those systems as soon as possible.