get_backup_list request almost done

Richard Sharpe sharpe at
Wed Jan 3 02:39:10 GMT 2001

At 12:36 PM 1/3/01 +1000, Richard Sharpe wrote:
>Well, in my quest to implement browsing in the client, I now have
>cli_get_backup_server almost fully done. It can retrieve a backup server
>from my network.

One of the problems I had to overcome was that Samba did not want to
respond to such a request if it came from the client library running on the
same system, even though a port above 1023 was the response port.

A simple fix was found for this in nmbd.

>My next step is to be able to code up the calls to the NetServerEnum stuff
>that is in Samba already, and I should be able to browse the first level ...
>Richard Sharpe, sharpe at
>Samba (Team member,, Ethereal (Team member,
>Contributing author, SAMS Teach Yourself Samba in 24 Hours
>Author, Special Edition, Using Samba

Richard Sharpe, sharpe at
Samba (Team member,, Ethereal (Team member,
Contributing author, SAMS Teach Yourself Samba in 24 Hours
Author, Special Edition, Using Samba

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