NetBIOS-free SMB protocol on port 445 in Windows 2000/XP

Ulf Bertilsson ulf.bertilsson at
Fri Aug 31 08:07:29 GMT 2001

> No, my gripe is against using DNS names and IP addresses to identify
> NetBIOS services.  Port 445 gets rid of the NBT (NetBIOS over 
> TCP layer) so DNS is appropriate.

Won't this need an updated DNS functionality on all clients ?

Offtopic ?

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