smbclient - Unable to resolve name.

Gerald (Jerry) Carter jerry at
Thu Oct 11 06:13:22 GMT 2001

On Tue, 9 Oct 2001, Marie-Francoise Thiry wrote:

> smbclient206 ( From Samba distribution 206) works perfectly:
> # echo hello | smbclient206 -d3 -M cdc-pc37 -Uadmin
> added interface ip= bcast= nmask=
> added interface ip= bcast= nmask=
> Client started (version 2.0.6).
> resolve_lmhosts: Attempting lmhosts lookup for name cdc-pc37<0x20>
> resolve_hosts: Attempting host lookup for name cdc-pc37<0x20>
> Connecting to at port 139
> Connected. Type your message, ending it with a Control-D
> sent 7 bytes

This one is broken I believe (although you may disaree).  Please
seen the man page entry for "name resolve order"  The host entry should
onlky be used when resolving service access points (i.e. <0x20>) names.

cheers, jerry
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