Make windows connect to a port other than 139

Stefaan A Eeckels Stefaan.Eeckels at
Tue Jun 2 16:44:30 GMT 1998


>       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..
The simple answer is 'NO'. The MS clients can't use SMB on 
anything else but the standard ports. 


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