Another port 445 question...

Christopher R.Hertel crh at
Fri Jun 21 15:07:01 GMT 2002

According to the SNIA doc:

  "Each CIFS request starts with a four byte field encoded as above: a
  byte of zero followed by three bytes of length; after that follows the
  body of the request."

Which basically says that the length field is 24 bits long.  This header
is derived directly from the original NBT (RFC1001/1002) specs.  In NBT,
however, the length field is 17 bits long.

So my question is this:  Has anyone ever seen, or is anyone aware of, an
SMB message that is longer than 0x1FFFF bytes long?

Chris -)-----

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