[jcifs] Session Keep-Alive

Christopher R.Hertel crh at ubiqx.mn.org
Wed May 15 10:43:33 EST 2002

On Tue, May 14, 2002 at 07:33:20PM -0400, Allen, Michael B (RSCH) wrote:
> Note, there is one issue with Ethereal that frustrated me to no end one
> day.


> 	Yes. jCIFS drops keep-alives. See jcifs/netbios/SocketInputStream.java:

That would be the correct thing to do.

> 	Actually, I don't recall ever seeing a server that sent keep-alives.

Ethereal doesn't parse them out correctly, it seems.  They're called "NBSS
Continuation Messages" and they're not parsed correctly.  Samba sends
them.  I'm not sure about Windows... haven't tested yet.

Chris -)-----

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