nmbd & netbios name -> many addreses
Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton
lkcl at switchboard.net
Fri Mar 12 05:47:56 GMT 1999
On Fri, 12 Mar 1999, Christopher R. Hertel wrote:
> > > i remember what VisionFS does. they sort list by bits-same-as-queryer
> > > from top down. this makes "closest" ip the first in the list.
> > Samba also does this and has done so for quite a while.
> > see the function sort_query_replies().
> That's not the behavior that Peter described. He does an nbtstat name
> query from a Windows NT box to a Samba NBNS and gets a list of IPs. The
> list may be sorted, but the Windows box cannot connect to the named share
> because it is not able to resolve the name to single IP.
that used to exclusively be a bug in wfwg.
> At least, that's what seems to be happening.
network trace is required.
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