SMB Keep-alive.

David Collier-Brown davecb at
Wed May 15 12:24:02 GMT 2002

"Christopher R. Hertel" wrote:
> Samba sends NBTSS Keep-Alive's every 6 minutes.  Last night, just to
> test things out, I mapped a share between two Windows boxes.  The server
> is a W/95 box, and the client is running W/98.  Unless my sister-in-law
> rebooted the W/98 box (possible) it seems that W/95 does *not* send the
> keep-alives.  I need to check the setup to be sure, but
> I caught no packets in the capture.

	Thta's my understanding as well: NT 3.5 servers
	apparently did, as they cleaned up from 
	a roomfull of lost clients during 
	power-flicker day (:-))

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