SMB2 not used with \\server\share but with \\server.domain\share

Gerhard Wiesinger lists at
Mon Jun 13 04:41:32 MDT 2011

On Mon, 13 Jun 2011, Zombie Ryushu wrote:

> In the past, \\server\share indicated an NT style SMB server (Port 139) 
> where the name lookup was done with WINS while \\server.domain\share 
> used DNS and SMBX (Port 445)  I'm not sure how SMB2 changes this.

But also with \\server\share no port 139 is involved, the protocol 
negotiation is also done on Port 445.

Any ideas how to force Vista to offer SMB2 in protocol negotiation?




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