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As stated in other requests, SMB2 is available in IBM i 7.2 (via PTF) and in IBM i 7.3. SMB2 will not be made available in 7.1.
I second GlennG's comment.
If something is difficult and time consuming, I think it is a waste of effort to make every fix available for old releases. 7.2 has been available for 4 years now (May 2, 2014). People should upgrade their software every 3 years. This security vulnerability is a great reason to upgrade. 7.3 has been available since April 15, 2016.