[solved?] Re: [jcifs] NbtAddress.getByName() failing when I use a hostname.]

Rob Wygand rob at filefish.com
Wed Sep 26 09:14:24 EST 2001

Michael B. Allen wrote:

>>>Particularly, I switched from using the NBT name in the URL to create an
>>>SmbFile to a domain name.

I see the source of your confusion.. when I said "domain name" above, I 
should have said DNS name. No, I'm not using the name of a Windows 
Domain anywhere and trying to tack on (.filefish.com) onto it =D

Sorry for that lack of clarity on my part!

Indeed, pickle is the netbios name of a machine and pickle.filefish.com 
is the dns name of the same machine. It's IP address is Using:

	ALWAYS works

	works sometimes (as I described in previous mails)

	always works

Hope that clears it up.

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