interesting name resolution

Gerald Carter gcarter at
Thu Mar 29 03:40:13 GMT 2001

On Wed, 28 Mar 2001 17:25:40 Tim Potter wrote:
> > $ smbclient -L -N
> I would normally do 'smbclient -L pogo -N -I'
> instead of sending a funny netbios name to the server.

There are a lot of better ways to do this obviously.  I came
across it while trying to catch possible error conditions
in a perl script wrapper around smbclient and rpcclient.

> You're right about the calling/called stuff - I think it is
> around the wrong way.

Thanks.  I'll look into updating the error message.

Cheers, jerry
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