cm_prepare_connection() & SMBSERVER Netbios query

Volker Lendecke Volker.Lendecke at SerNet.DE
Sun Dec 12 11:18:15 MST 2010

On Sun, Dec 12, 2010 at 12:10:23PM -0600, Christopher R. Hertel wrote:
> They used that name in NT4, W2K, WXP, W2003...  and then abandoned it.
> Windows server 2008 doesn't support that name any more, and I have no idea
> why not.  It's a small bit of insanity on Microsoft's part.

Where is that documented?

> So, what you need to do is send an NBT NODE STATUS REQUEST to the server,
> get the list of names that *are* registered, figure out which of them is the
> SMB Server Service, and send your request message to that name instead.

NBT NODE STATUS REQUEST, that's UDP? Or can we do that over
the 139 TCP connection?


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