[jcifs] Connection refused: connect

Michael B Allen mba2000 at ioplex.com
Fri Oct 3 04:43:23 EST 2003

> Hi,
> I get the error message as noticed in the subject when I want to access a
> file on a remote PC. During my tests, I saw that it was not coming from
> the smb URL, nor the authentication, but from the fact that "netbios over
> TCP/IP" was disabled. When I enable it on the remote computer, it works, I
> can access the file.
> What I am asking you is whether there is a way to leave Netbios over
> TCP/IP disabled ? Actually the remote machine will belong to a network I
> won't administrate, and because of security reasons, this option will have
> to remain disabled.

Currently we operated exclusively over NetBIOS transport so no; there is
no way that jCIFS can work with "netbios over TCP/IP" disabled.

Your feedback is important though because it would not be difficult to
support both transports. I have added it to the todo list. There is no


A program should be written to  model the concepts of the task it
performs rather than the physical world or a process because this
maximizes the  potential for it  to be applied  to tasks that are
conceptually similar and, more  important, to tasks that have not
yet been conceived.

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