suggestion for libsmbclient feature / (SMB URL syntax)
Christopher R. Hertel
crh at ubiqx.mn.org
Mon Jan 31 17:04:42 GMT 2005
On Sat, Jan 29, 2005 at 04:51:30PM -0500, Michael B Allen wrote:
> On Sat, 29 Jan 2005 10:31:19 -0500
> Derrell.Lipman at UnwiredUniverse.com wrote:
> > I added the ?mb option that you mention. Unfortunately, it violates the
> > proposed standard for the SMB URL:
> > http://www.ietf.org/internet-drafts/draft-crhertel-smb-url-08.txt
> Well then jCIFS violates this draft too because the only query string
> parameter jCIFS supports is ?SERVER=188.8.131.52 to override the name service
> lookup but it's not in the draft. I used it to target a specific master
> browser when I was testing NetServerEnumr3 and just left it in there.
There is an ?NBNS= parameter (with ?WINS= as a valid alias) in the draft.
It should be simple to fix that.
...unless you're using ?SERVER= to specify a DNS server. I don't see any
reason to override the host's own DNS name resolution.
Christopher R. Hertel -)----- University of Minnesota
crh at umn.edu Networking and Telecommunications Services
"Implementing CIFS - the Common Internet FileSystem" ISBN: 013047116X
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