NetBIOS-free SMB protocol on port 445 in Windows 2000/XP

Ulf Bertilsson ulf.bertilsson at
Wed Sep 5 18:33:13 GMT 2001

> > 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).

Yes, you nail my consern here.
The security contex applied to DNS.

But as others have stated,
this should not be a problem.

I guess only real life testing and experimenting
will bring 'issues' to the surface.

Ulf Bertilsson
Amiga Samba Team

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