honour 'disable netbios' config param when using smbclient -L

Noel Power nopower at suse.com
Mon Nov 14 08:14:19 UTC 2016

On 11/11/16 22:08, Jeremy Allison wrote:
> On Thu, Nov 10, 2016 at 05:35:43PM +0100, David Disseldorp wrote:
>> On Thu, 10 Nov 2016 09:16:03 +0000, Noel Power wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>> We had a customer complaining about the current smbclient behaviour
>>> which is if config param 'disable netbios' is set then
>>>    >smbclient -Ublah%foo -L //server
>>> will still try to use the NBT port to list the servers and gives the
>>> following error
>>> "Connection to [SERVER] failed (Error NT_STATUS_UNSUCCESSFUL)
>>> NetBIOS over TCP disabled -- no workgroup available"
>>> I opened bug https://bugzilla.samba.org/show_bug.cgi?id=12418 for this
>>> so please see the attached patch and bless it if acceptable
>> Looks okay to me, Noel. However, there's a chance that it'll upset users
>> relying on the existing server-only "disable netbios" behaviour (the man
>> page is a little ambiguous WRT what should be affected. Also, if we do
>> go down this route, then for consistency it might also be worth
>> intervening in do_message_op().
>> Interested to hear what others think.
> I think this patch is correct, but as David says I'm not sure
> it goes far enough. Can you add the same check in do_message_op()
> as well ?
absolutely, I will look into it and submit a new patch later


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