name_type values in struct nmb_name

Gerald (Jerry) Carter jerry at
Tue Aug 27 05:15:00 GMT 2002

On Tue, 27 Aug 2002, Tom Alsberg wrote:

> Hi there.
> Sorry if I missed a few things, I am not yet experienced and
> understanding enough of all the details in that mess - CIFS.
> A question I have now - in name query requests, there is in the struct
> nmb_name a field/member:
>   unsigned int name_type;
> Assumably this indicates something about the type/purpose of
> request/name being resolved, and type of reply requested.
> What are those types? I mean, what valid values can the name_type
> field have, and what are their meanings? Is there some table of the
> possible values / name types somewhere? Or are they defined in some
> enum or struct (which I could not seem to find) - then where?

Resource byte (e.g. 0x20 - server resource point, 0x1b - domain 
master browser, 0x1c - logon server, etc...)

cheers, jerry
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