libsmbclient and smb_opendir: problem with workgroup

Richard Sharpe rsharpe at
Mon Jun 14 18:53:02 GMT 2004

On Mon, 14 Jun 2004, Andreas wrote:

> > Though I agree with many of Derrell's points, the problem in this case is
> > that libsmbclient is finding the correct system but that system is
> > refusing to do its job (firewall, whatever) and is not providing the
> > browse list when asked.
> So, duckman is the one which is advertising on having a list of all machines
> in the network, including those from other workgroups, is that it? I'm a little
> rusty in my knowledge of windows browsing, I suppose there is a role exactly
> like this, to maintain a list of all machines in all workgroups. If yes, what
> a bad coincidence this is duckman's role :)

There would have been an election, and it looks like duckman won the

Now, I have not yet looked at the trace as yet, so I can't say exactly
what is going on.

BTW, would it be possible to send the capture file as an attachment?

Richard Sharpe, rsharpe[at], rsharpe[at],

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