[Samba] TCP & UDP port 445: microsoft-ds

Gerald Carter jerry at samba.org
Wed Apr 24 18:33:02 GMT 2002

On Wed, 24 Apr 2002, werner maes wrote:

> Does Samba support connecting to a server using port 445 if you have
> Netbios over TCP/IP disabled on your client system? In Windows 2000/XP
> you have the possibility to disable Netbios over TCP/IP and use port 445
> to make an SMB connection.
> I've done some tests and apparently samba (version 2.2.3a) does not
> support connections on port 445.
> Am I correct? If so, will this be possible in future releases of samba?

You can start smbd on port 445 now.  See smbd(8).  You would then need 
another smbd instance on port 139 of course.  Entirely untested, but i 
think it works ok.

cheers, jerry
 Hewlett-Packard                                     http://www.hp.com
 SAMBA Team                                       http://www.samba.org
 --                                            http://www.plainjoe.org
 "Sam's Teach Yourself Samba in 24 Hours" 2ed.      ISBN 0-672-32269-2
 --"I never saved anything for the swim back." Ethan Hawk in Gattaca--

More information about the samba mailing list