[jcifs] Question on TCP vs UDP

Christopher R. Hertel crh at ubiqx.mn.org
Mon Sep 10 05:41:57 GMT 2007


SMB file sharing is done over TCP only.  UDP is not used for other
protocols, such as NetBIOS Name Service and Datagram Service.  There is a
lot of information here:  http://ubiqx.org/cifs/

Chris -)-----

tetsu.soh at nts.ricoh.co.jp wrote:
> Hi everyone,
> Sorry for my ignorance in advance.
> I am confused about when jcifs use UDP and when use TCP to transport data.
> Does jcifs switch from UDP to TCP when the packages are too large to
> handle?
> And is it possible to force the jcifs use UDP or TCP programmatically?
> Thanks.
> Tetsu

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