[jcifs] Using jCIFS across sub-net boundaries?

Christopher R. Hertel crh at ubiqx.mn.org
Tue Oct 24 18:28:46 GMT 2006

Michael B Allen wrote:
> On Tue, 24 Oct 2006 12:11:19 -0500
> "Christopher R. Hertel" <crh at ubiqx.mn.org> wrote:
>> things work properly.  UDP/137 will need to be open in order to assure that
>> the NBNS server actually gets the name registrations.  Check the NBNS
>> database to see if the entries are currently there.

I meant the server registrations.

If the server and NBNS are on the same side of the firewall, then the port
needs to be open so that jCIFS can query the NBNS.  If the server and NBNS
are on opposite sides, then the port will need to be open so that the server
can register.

> JCIFS doesn't register names. But 137 is needed to lookup the name(s)
> of the DC using WINS.


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