[jcifs] Re: SMB URL
Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton
lkcl at samba-tng.org
Fri Sep 14 19:52:44 EST 2001
> Note, by the way, that the decision to use port 139 or port 445 is made
> based on whether or not we detect NBT. Now that I think of it, there is
> no reason to try both ports *if* we go to the trouble of discovering
> NBT by sending queries.
yes there is.
samba may be running on both ports, is resolved via a WINS
server but not via DNS. going to 445 will save a round-trip.
a dual-mode NT4/NT5-domain server may not be accessible /
correctly configured to be reached via DNS but is accessible
via Broadcast-mode NetBIOS, but again, it's still running
both 139 and 445.
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