using libsmbclient to access remote hosts

Mike Gerdts Michael.Gerdts at
Thu Dec 13 13:03:11 GMT 2001

On Thu, 2001-12-13 at 15:42, Stoyan Stoyanov wrote:
> Hi!
> I got no problem using libsmbclient from cvs to access machines on my 
> local network, but when i try to access some other host on the internet 
> I get errors :(
> The same happens when using smbclient //<ip-address>/share.
> What am I doing wrong?
> Thank You

Can you do the same thing from Windows?  It is common for firewalls to
block netbios packets so that Windows clients don't send their
(sometimes plaintext) passwords to remote hosts as a result of html tags
like <img src="file://">.


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