Make windows connect to a port other than 139

Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton lkcl at
Tue Jun 2 12:53:26 GMT 1998

On Tue, 2 Jun 1998, Robert Vasvari wrote:

> Hi All,
> 	I'm planning to run my own SMB server on some box,
> 	binding to a user level port (>1024). Problem is,
> 	WINDOWS (both Nt and 95) only connects to an SMB
> 	server on ports 137-139. So, the question is:
> 	is there a way to make WINDOWS connect to a specified port on the
> 	remote host when mapping a network drive? Something like:
> 	NET USE \\myserver:myport\myservice \USER:username etc..

no there is not.  you will need to run on pors 137 and 139.


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