Samba without NetBIOS

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at
Tue Nov 6 03:23:03 GMT 2001

Franklin DeMatto wrote:
> Please cc all responses to me.
> Windows 2000 supports SMB/CIFS over TCP port 445 without going through
> NetBIOS.  Does Samba support this, and if so, how do I configure it to
> *only* allow this and not SMB over NBT?

Just run it on port 445.  (inetd will do the job for you).  You might
want to run 2.2.2 for some small fixups, but I think that samba actually
worked with this all along (we just didn't notice :-).

Andrew Bartlett

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