NetBIOS-free SMB protocol on port 445 in Windows 2000/XP
Christopher R. Hertel
crh at nts.umn.edu
Wed Sep 5 18:15:38 GMT 2001
> Ulf Bertilsson wrote:
> > > No, my gripe is against using DNS names and IP addresses to identify
> > > NetBIOS services. Port 445 gets rid of the NBT (NetBIOS over
> > > TCP layer) so DNS is appropriate.
> > Won't this need an updated DNS functionality on all clients ?
> > Offtopic ?
> Which clients don't already do DNS? smbclient and Windoze both do.
It's the dynamic DNS update (which, btw, in Microsoft's implementation
uses those proprietary Kerberos PAKs).
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