libsmbclient: Browsing and a URI spec?

Christopher R. Hertel crh at
Thu Jan 4 16:56:29 GMT 2001

Simo Sorce said: 
> a piar should be set I think:
> client auth domain =
> client auth server =

You would want to specify your default ntdomain/workgroup for browsing and
your default ntdomain for authentication.  Those are the two possibilities. 
If you specify:

auth domain = whatever

the name <whatever>#1C is resolved to find the PDC or BDC.

Note, BTW, that the #1C name is a special name.  WINS normally stores only
the broadcast address ( for group names.  For #1C names,
WINS comes close to the behavior specified in the RFCs and stores up to 25
real IP addresses so that you can actually resolve the #1C group name to a

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