Running SMB at a different port number

Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton lkcl at
Wed Feb 10 20:16:42 GMT 1999

On Thu, 11 Feb 1999, Chris Smith wrote:

> Hi Folks,
> 	I have successfully built a Samba server to run at a different
> port number than 139. Does anybody know how one might connect to such 
> a server from Windows (NT, 95, or 98 - it doesnt matter). I can connect
> properly using smbclient -p but I've no idea whether there is form of
> "URL" that you can put into Windows to get it to connect to shares or
> printers on a different port?

sorry - simply not possible!  end of story!

you could always write a small redirector running on port 139, in perl.

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