[jcifs] Network scanning

Michael B Allen mba2000 at ioplex.com
Sat Dec 30 16:52:00 GMT 2006

There are numerous SMB "crawler" examples in the examples directory. JCIFS
should be able to find and access student computers as well as any other
CIFS client.


On Sat, 30 Dec 2006 11:41:05 +0100
"Fabien Vincent" <fabien.vincent at maiznet.fr> wrote:

> Hi all,
> I'm new in this mailing, I just discovered the JCIFS implementation. I
> explain the situation :
> I have a project for my student association Maiznet. We have a communitarian
> network in the student residence, and we have migrated all servers from
> Win2k3 to Linux Debian & OpenBSD. Before this migration, a service worked on
> the network to search all SMB shares and added all files found in a MySQL
> DB. After network users could connect to a web page which made research on
> the DB about files sharing by others students.
> But the problem is the code of this application is lost and we have now only
> the executable (the developer is working now and have no time to recode for
> Linux). So I have to recode the complete application and why not in Java
> because it's more portable and reusable than the actual C/C++.
> So for this project I have some questions perhaps you can help me (I'm so
> friendly for the moment with Samba and CIFS, just starting researches):
> - Is it possible to browse the subnet or the domain to discover periodically
> the hosts available with JCIFS (students' computers are not always powered
> on ;) ?
> - Is it possible to open a windows share (the most common) simply and to
> explore it recursively to obtain the list of shared files ?
> Thanks for your reply and your help. I expect you will understand the goal
> of my project and help me to realize it. All projects developed by my
> association have the goal to be open-source project, so I could share you
> the code for an example in JCIFS website.
> And have nice end year ;)
> Fabien
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Michael B Allen
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