Richard Sharpe sharpe at ns.aus.com
Sun Sep 26 23:44:35 GMT 1999


I said:

>does Windows NT understand the *SMBSERVER netbios name in the Called Name
field >of a NetBIOS Session Request.

A little checking has revealed that Windows NT 4.0 does accept a called
name of *SMBSERVER and that smbclient tries that name if the server name
supplied by the user is rejected in the NetBIOS Session Request.

Richard Sharpe, sharpe at ns.aus.com, Master Linux Administrator :-),
Samba (Team member, www.samba.org), Ethereal (Team member, www.zing.org)
Co-author, SAMS Teach Yourself Samba in 24 Hours
Author: First Australian 5-day, intensive, hands-on Linux SysAdmin course

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