NT4 client case issues...

Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton lkcl at switchboard.net
Fri Apr 16 18:07:39 GMT 1999

On Fri, 16 Apr 1999, Christopher R. Hertel wrote:

> If you access a NetBIOS service using the IP address, NT will want to have
> a NetBIOS name for the machine, yes?  That means that it will need to do a
> NetBIOS name lookup, probably via an Adapter Status call to the IP address.

only if the connection to the stupid *SMBSERVER non-registered NetBIOS
name fails.
> My guess is that the code that does the reverse lookup also enumerates the
> shares and (for no useful reason) the programmer lower-cased them all. 

you know what?  i bet you that someone added an entire set of "new" code
to deal with *SMBSERVER rather than dig in to the existing stuff.  and
that [new] programmer added lower-case-of-share-names.

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