[jcifs] Unable to access Windows DFS Shares with newer versions of library

Tanmay Sinha sinha.tanmay at yahoo.com
Fri Feb 13 17:14:40 GMT 2009


We are having issues when using the latest version of the jcifs libraries
when we are trying to access a Windows DFS share. This is applicable to the version
1.2.24 and up. 

To be more specific, the method smbfile.exists() returns "true" using the version 1.2.18 where
as it returns "false" with the newer libraries.

The captured packets from a sample program had an additional packed after GET_DFS_REFERRAL as


Any help with this would be greatly appreciated.



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