smbclient using WINS lookup on the same machine as the WINS

Andrew Tridgell tridge at
Mon Oct 5 05:30:17 GMT 1998

> However, while smbclient now sends WINS requests to, nmbd drops
> the replies on the floor after doing the lookup as shown below ...

that must be a bug in nmbd. It should only detect "sending to
ourselves" if the destination port number is 137 or 138. If it's going
to a user port (which it should be) then it should work. Certainly
nmblookup works with "-B".

you'll have to track down why it's getting it wrong.

Cheers, Tridge

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