very slow "network login" over PPP

Dan Kaminsky effugas at
Wed Feb 2 22:19:47 GMT 2000

> we can't fix badly-configured clients!
> the client is broadcasting NetBIOS lookups on a network containing ONE
> computer: itself!!!!
> when this fails, it tries point-to-point NetBIOS lookups, and these
> succeed.
> there's NOTHING we can do about this.
> if he can't fix the clients, he'll have to live with it.

What happens if we spoof the response to the point to point lookups before
the client asks for them?  Is Windows amenable to gratuitious

Yes, I hope not too...but what does NT do?

Yours Truly,

	Dan Kaminsky
	DoxPara Research

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