connection.tdb IP vs. NetBIOS name

Gerald (Jerry) Carter jerry at
Fri Dec 5 17:08:12 GMT 2003

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Chris Lalancette wrote:
> Hello all,
>         I am having a problem with Samba 3.0.0 (I have actually tested
> this with 3.0.1pre3, and seem to have the same problem).  I am trying to
> add a new message to smbcontrol.  I have put the code into smbcontrol.c,
> and I can deliver messages to the samba processes (using the command
> line: ./smbcontrol smbd <mymsg>).  The problem is that
> messages get delivered to the Samba processes differently depending on
> whether I am connecting to them by IP address, or by NetBIOS name.  If I
> use the NetBIOS name, the message gets delivered to all processes; if I
> use the IP address, the message really only gets delivered to the main
> smbd process (the reason that this is important is that I would like to
> not use nmbd, if possible).  I have tracked this down in the code, and it
> seems that the difference is in the way new connections get added to the
> connection.tdb database.  My question is whether this is intentional, a
> bug in the client, or a bug in Samba?  

Chris,  Can you send me a patchfile of your changes?  I need to 
understand exactly what you are trying to accomplish.

cheers, jerry
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