[jcifs] Re: Are previous version of jcifs available for download?

Marius Scurtescu marius at sxip.com
Wed Mar 7 22:31:30 GMT 2007

On 5-Mar-07, at 6:07 PM, Michael B Allen wrote:

> On Mon, 5 Mar 2007 17:31:46 -0800
> Marius Scurtescu <marius at sxip.com> wrote:
>> On 27-Feb-07, at 1:21 PM, Marius Scurtescu wrote:
>>> Recently upgraded from 1.1.9 to 1.2.13 and run into problems.
>>> Trying to figure exactly at what version the problem surfaced and
>>> what was the change set for that release.
>> It turns out that the issue was related to the Path variable sent to
>> AD. In older versions (pre 1.2 I guess) it used to be an IP address,
>> in newer versions it is the fqdn of the ad machine.
>> In one configuration we were running NTLM over VPN and we used an
>> alias for the ad machine name (plus some nat-ing). Newer versions do
>> not like the mismatch between Path and the real machine name.
>> Is there a way to either force Path or to use an IP address instead?
> What 'Path'? Are you talking about a DFS problem?
> I need more background. I'm clueless.

We used ethereal to capture packets, here is what is showed when  
using 1.1.9:
SMB	Session Setup AndX Request, User: \xxxxxxx; Tree Connect AndX,  
Path: \\\IPC$

I don't have the exact output for a newer library, but Path was the  
fqdn of the AD machine instead of the IP address.

Hope this helps,

> Mike
> -- 
> Michael B Allen
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