smbclient using all interfaces
Nicolas.Williams at wdr.com
Wed Feb 17 14:32:52 GMT 1999
Well, there are ways to find out the interface through which a broadcast
UDP packet was received as well as the UDP packet's destination IP
address. These may not be portable however. On systems with BSD-style
socket APIs look for the sendmsg(2) system call (library function on
On Wed, Feb 17, 1999 at 10:44:01AM +1100, Christopher R. Hertel wrote:
> > Well. I finally took the plunge and added a few static routes to my
> > system so that traffic to that particular network was going out the
> > "correct" interface. When I did that and applied the filter on the router
> > again, I was able to use smbclient without having any problems.
> > It would seem I have a network "issue" to iron out. I am going to work on
> > that. But, I still have the burning question... what programs are
> > affected by the interfaces line in the smb.conf file? I think it is just
> > smbd as nmbd seems to answer calls on any network interface reguardless of
> > the interfaces line...
> > hmmm....
> I've been trying to follow your thread while doing my real job. Haven't
> been keeping up as I'd like to.
> I don't know if this is relevant, but nmbd listens to broadcasts as well
> directed traffic. If something comes in as a broadcast, on any interface,
> its source network info may be lost (Jeremy went through this with me
> Chris -)-----
> Christopher R. Hertel -)----- University of Minnesota
> crh at nts.umn.edu Networking and Telecommunications Services
Nicolas Williams (x5220, Stamford, CT)
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