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

Michael B. Allen mballen at erols.com
Wed Sep 26 09:40:05 EST 2001

On Tue, Sep 25, 2001 at 04:14:24PM -0700, Rob Wygand wrote:
> 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:
> smb://pickle/share/foo.txt
> 	ALWAYS works
> smb://pickle.filefish.com/share/foo.txt
> 	works sometimes (as I described in previous mails)
> smb://
> 	always works
> Hope that clears it up.
> rjw

Crystal. Ok, I'll look into it.

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