Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton lkcl at
Tue Dec 22 15:42:59 GMT 1998

On Tue, 22 Dec 1998, Dan Kaminsky wrote:

> >i don't know of one specifically, but i bet there are some.
> >
> >> If there is, then why should be refuse to reply?
> >
> >netbios names have specific purposes.  it's a bit like receiving an http
> >request on an SMTP port and answering with a valid http response as if
> >nothing at all was wrong.
> Can't a system only have one Netbios name, but many Netbios aliases?

yes.  netbios aliases are irrelevant to this, and likely to cause
administrative complications: thanks for reminding us.

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