Can MS SMB/Netbios server ports be made configurable? (many ports conflict in range 1024-1300)

TAKAHASHI Motonobu monyo at
Sun Feb 3 04:41:14 MST 2013

From: Linda W <samba at>
Date: Sat, 02 Feb 2013 21:26:05 -0800

> Is there some MS requirement that it ignore
> the IANA registered ports list and that it has
> to overwrite/use registered ports 1024-1300?

Actually (old) MS-RPC uses this range as dynamic ports:

> Does this have to be hardcoded in this range?

Currently this is hardcoded:

> Is this something a patch could be accepted for?
> (or would it get some weird name like)
> insecure port range reassignment = xxxx-yyyy


TAKAHASHI Motonobu <monyo at> / @damemonyo 

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