[jcifs] Problem authenticating to server with different capabilities

Jacob Wallström jacob.wallstrom at gmail.com
Fri Nov 23 11:01:35 GMT 2007

I have now solved the problem. It turned out that the WINS record for
domain controllers contained some stale pointers to servers that were
no longer serving as domain controllers. Thus the bit 0x00010000 was
the wrong track. (Or maybe it indicates that this server doesn't
handle logon requests?)


On Nov 20, 2007 9:12 PM, Michael B Allen <miallen at ioplex.com> wrote:
> On Tue, 20 Nov 2007 14:21:06 +0100
> "Jacob Wallström" <jacob.wallstrom at gmail.com> wrote:
> > When I trace the negotiation process with jcifs.util.loglevel I have
> > noticed that SmbComNegotiateResponse contains capabilities=0x0001F3FD
> > for the two successful servers but the problematic server has
> > capabilities=0x0000F3FD. One bit is different, and I suspect that this
> > is the problem because it is at this point the two different
> > negotiations diverge. What does this bit mean?
> Never heard of capabilities bit 0x00010000 being used for anything.
> Mike
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> Michael B Allen
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