Christopher R. Hertel
crh at ubiqx.mn.org
Sat Oct 13 23:37:53 GMT 2007
Christopher R. Hertel wrote:
> Digging further...
> Positive responses: When the query is directed to an end node (recursion
> desired is false) the behavior is correct. Samba does
> return type NB. From the code, it appears that Samba
> sends back a NULL type if the query is sent to an NBNS.
> I haven't tested this, however.
Nope. See it now. Positive responses are correct in all cases.
> Negative Responses: XP Pro returns type NB but the RFC says NULL. I think
> Samba's okay returning NULL even though it doesn't
> match Windows.
Yeah... this is still up in the air for me. Samba is RFC correct but not
compatible with Windows.
> WACK: The RFC is self-contradictory, and Windows returns NB.
> Generally speaking, I haven't seen the RR_TYPE_NULL used by Windows systems
> at all. Though it somewhat contradicts RFC 1002 (which also contradicts
> itself with regard to the WACK), the use of the RR_TYPE_NB across the board
> does make some sense since all of these packets are NetBIOS ("NB") related.
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