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Christopher R. Hertel
crh at ubiqx.mn.org
Wed Jan 11 19:26:35 GMT 2006
> > I still don't think we should allow a dot here. It may be allowed by
> > crh's rules, but I think we are just asking for pain in Samba4 if we
> > allow it.
They are not my rules. I'm only the messenger.
Any octet value may be encoded using the scheme in RFC1002. There is a
rule against using nul bytes, but I have (once) seen nuls in a name. I
had to rewrite a chunk of my own testing code to deal with that name. I
wish I still had the capture.
There is also a rule against using the asterisk ('*') as the first octet,
but that rule is bent. (That's why the *SMBSERVER name is never
> > Does windows allow such a name in 'system -> computer name'?
If not, then the restriction is enforced at the application layer, not
further down in the stack where it matters.
I wound up writing my own nbt query tool a while back because nmblookup
would not allow me to do things I needed to do, such as query for a
mixed-case NetBIOS name. Such names do exist in the wild, I'm afraid.
The program I wrote will throw a warning if there's a dot in a NetBIOS
name, but it goes ahead and uses it anyway.
"Implementing CIFS - the Common Internet FileSystem" ISBN: 013047116X
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