[jcifs] RapException

Christopher R. Hertel crh at ubiqx.mn.org
Wed Aug 4 18:15:44 GMT 2004


NetBIOS, the NetBIOS namespace, NetBIOS over TCP (NBT), and the Browse
Service are all very confusing until you know how they work.  Then they're 
dead easy.

Please allow me to (not so humbly) suggest...

  A relatively quick and painless overview:

  More information than you'll ever need:

Chris -)-----

On Tue, Aug 03, 2004 at 02:56:54PM -0400, Eric Glass wrote:
> > 
> > So does that mean the dns should resolve
> > the mydomain? ...instead of only the fully
> > qualified mydomain.mgsft.test? IIUC this
> > should solve it as well...
> > 
> NetBIOS' namespace is actually independent from DNS; so a host named
> "test.example.com" might have the NetBIOS name "MYBOX".  There are a
> bunch of factors involved in resolving NetBIOS names; for more
> information about configuring jCIFS name resolution look here:
>     http://jcifs.samba.org/src/docs/resolver.html
> Eric

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