[Samba] Pure SMB without NetBIOS.

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at pcug.org.au
Tue Feb 5 06:26:55 GMT 2002

Taisto Qvist wrote:
> Not quite.
> This is the SMB protcol WITHOUT Netbios.
> They have removed the entire netbios protocol and are
> running the filesharing directtly over TCP on port 445.
> Normal NetBIOS over TCP/IP uses ports 137-139 normally.
> Just go into TCP/IP advanced settings on your windows 2000
> host, and you can turn of NetBIOS over TCPIP on the WINS-tab.
> I want to do this, but can figure out if, how or when samba will
> support this.

Samba supports this already.  All we have to do is listen on 445 - best
done via inetd at present.  How?  Well 'port 445' just requires that you
don't send a sesion request packet - everything else is the same...

Andrew Bartlett

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