[jcifs] Re: [OT] Java Based Master Browser

Christopher R. Hertel crh at ubiqx.mn.org
Sun Feb 9 06:38:20 EST 2003

On Sat, Feb 08, 2003 at 01:09:50PM -0600, Caldarale, Charles R wrote:
> > From: Christopher R. Hertel [mailto:crh at ubiqx.mn.org]
> > Subject: Re: [jcifs] Re: [OT] Java Based Master Browser
> > 
> > 1) We'd need to provide client-side NetBIOS name services.
> If the network of interest is all Win2K or above (and therefore running on
> port 445), is any NetBIOS logic needed?

No, none at all.

> How do master browsers work in such an environment?

They don't.  In a port 445 environment (which I call naked TCP transport
to distinquish it from NBT (NetBIOS over TCP/IP) transport) the entire
browsing system has been replaced.  As I understand it, Active Directory
and DynamicDNS are used instead.  Ick.

Chris -)-----

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