[jcifs] share name length,

Allen, Michael B (RSCH) Michael_B_Allen at ml.com
Fri Feb 7 15:07:57 EST 2003

The believe limit is 13 characters. Longer share names and Unicode support
requires DCE/RPC which is not supported and is not being explored at this time.


> -----Original Message-----
> From:	Vinay T [SMTP:vinay.t at sun.com]
> Sent:	Friday, February 07, 2003 4:36 AM
> To:	jCIFS
> Subject:	[jcifs] share name length,
> hi,
>  What is the maximum characters allowed in the shareName?. Is it a
> restriction or can it be increased by specifying the value to some
> property.
> If it is a restriction, can someone send me the pointers to docs or code
> snippets that specifies the restriction on the shareNameLength.
> If it can be increased, then to which property the value has to be
> specified or is there any other ways?
> Currently in my jCIFS version(jcifs-0.7.0b8), only shareNames of size 12
> are allowed.
> thanks in advance,
> vinay at t.

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