[jcifs] Port specification
Christopher R. Hertel
crh at ubiqx.mn.org
Mon Jun 28 16:49:10 GMT 2004
My thought: Many people have asked me about using jCIFS as the reference
implementation for the SMB URL, so the closer we are to the draft the
On Mon, Jun 28, 2004 at 10:39:38AM +0000, eglass1 at comcast.net wrote:
> I was wanting to get your take on including support for port specification
> (i.e., "smb://server:4567/share/dir/file.txt"). One of the things I'm
> toying about with for Davenport is support for HTTP tunneling between
> instances. This would work as follows:
> 1) An alias is created in Davenport instance "dav1", representing a remote
> SMB server (i.e., part of a completely different network). This would be
> accessed via a WebDAV/HTTP client like:
> 2) Davenport installs a listener on a local port (i.e., 4567) and maps
> requests to "myalias" to this port:
> http://dav1/davenport/myalias -> smb://localhost:4567/
> 3) The listener tunnels the SMB traffic over HTTP(S) POST to a remote
> Davenport instance (i.e., "http://dav2/endpoint/").
> 4) The remote Davenport instance pipes the data in the POST request to the
> real server (i.e., "smb://myserver/"), and sends pending response content
> back in the HTTP response.
> 5) The HTTP response is fed back to the SMB client connected to
> I've currently got a standalone tunnel working (i.e., not integrated with
> Davenport as of yet, and needs a bit of work), but it only works if I set
> the listener on localhost:139 (since jCIFS currently only connects to that
> port). Any thoughts?
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