mballen at erols.com
Wed Nov 21 06:49:50 EST 2001
On Tue, 20 Nov 2001 07:35:21 -0500
Bruce Altner <baltner at hq.nasa.gov> wrote:
> Yes, I think I definitely have a "different subnet" problem here, for two
> a) I had a working prototype file broker that stopped working when I moved
> it to a development machine on a different subnet. So I referenced a WINS
> server by setting the jcifs.netbios.wins property and then it worked (for
> getting files from specific shares or a list of shares from specific hosts).
> b) Encountering the problem described below for getting the list of hosts
> in a workgroup, I moved the HostLister code back to the original box and it
> worked fine for a workgroup on that subnet but failed, with the same error,
> for a workgroup on a different subnet.
> I'm not positive, but I think this could be a major obstacle in my team's
> path to fame and glory on this project. Without putting any pressure on
> you, can you give me a sense of the timeframe when you think you might be
> able to enable lookups of the LMB within jCIFS? Is there something we can
> do to help? For example, what do you mean by getting a "packet captures of
> this process?" Maybe we could provide this...?
Bumped to the top of the list. Will be available in b2 within the next
couple of days. I can get the captures at work.
> Thanks for the quick reply and for the good work. Version 0.6b is about 3
> times faster than 0.5.1 on fetching long lists of documents and their
> attributes, according to my rough benchmark tests.
Oh good. But sounds like you really need a listFiles() method. I think
that will have to wait a little while though.
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