help: Information on Browsing Protocol

Christopher R. Hertel crh at
Wed Apr 7 15:14:28 GMT 1999


I've got a few pointers from the jcifs page ( 
Because jCIFS is GPL, I can go through the Samba code and borrow what's
needed.  The other thing to do is to watch the wire.

Chris -)-----

> Hi!
> I'm trying to write a minimal SMB client for use in an embedded system and I
> need to find more information on the "browsing protocol" in a Windows
> network.  I've got the SMB/CIFS documents from the Microsoft-sponsored CIFS
> website.  But I can't find anything that discusses the protocols for
> browsing hosts in a network.
> Any help regarding where I can find more info on this would be much
> appreciated.
> Thanks,
> Barry

Christopher R. Hertel -)-----                   University of Minnesota
crh at              Networking and Telecommunications Services

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