does smb respond differently to incoming requests on port 445
and port 139?
John L.Utz III
jutz at centeris.com
Fri Nov 18 01:49:58 GMT 2005
At Thu, 17 Nov 2005 19:39:52 -0600,
Gerald (Jerry) Carter wrote:
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> John L.Utz III wrote:
> | Hello;
> | Heretofore, i had assumed that samba didnt care
> | if a client connected via 139 or 445.
> | However, i've just read some documentation
> | that indicates that a windows client would
> | prefer to connect via 445.
> port 445 connections avoid the overhead of the
> netbios layer. That's pretty much it.
> cheers, jerry
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