libsmbclient: Browsing and a URI spec?
vorlon at netexpress.net
Mon Jan 1 20:35:58 GMT 2001
On Sun, 31 Dec 2000, Christopher R. Hertel wrote:
> As you point out (and I was not aware--but I just checked it with an
> Ethereal trace and you are correct), the ennumeration of the browse list
> is an SMB call. The overloading, then, is quite natural. Here is the
> syntax in greater detail:
> smb:// is the top of the tree; list all workgroups.
> smb://workgroup/ list the servers within the workgroup.
> smb://server/ list the shares on the server.
> smb://server/share means list all directories in share on server.
> where workgroup means either a workgroup or an ntdomain.
Will there also be a means of listing the servers in the 'current' (as
configured on the client), such as 'smb:///'?
> Really? Interesting. I thought that ennumerating shares could be done
Sometimes yes, sometimes no. :) All depends on the server.
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