[jcifs] Session Service Retarget messages.

Michael B. Allen miallen at eskimo.com
Sat May 18 18:44:25 EST 2002

On Sat, 18 May 2002 00:53:30 -0500
"Christopher R. Hertel" <crh at ubiqx.mn.org> wrote:

> On Sat, May 18, 2002 at 12:28:51AM -0400, Michael B. Allen wrote:
> :
> > > Mike: do we recognize/support retarget messages?
> > 
> > Nope.  But I don't think it would be real hard to implement. If you have an
> > environment  with which to test this stuff you should try to patch jCIFS to
> > do it.
> Yes, I should.  I'm crazy busy these days.  I've been slapping together
> code in C just to test things out.  Messy.
> I've now tested W/95, W/98, and W2K.  It seems that W/9x obeys the
> retarget directive, but W2K does not.
> I'm going to polish my retarget code (which listens for Session Setup
> requests on port 139 and replies with a retarget message) and then I'll
> let people play with it.  Samba can be made to run on a nonstandard port
> (use the -p option to smbd), so this is easy to test.
> I would love to know what XP and NT4 do...

Well,  if Win2K doesn't obey it, that sort of screws things up a little. XP
probably behaves like Win2K too. 

May The Source be with you.

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