[Samba] "smbstatus" reporting strangeness

Gerald Carter jerry at samba.org
Tue May 14 06:26:02 GMT 2002

On Mon, 13 May 2002, Jim Watt wrote:

> I've recently added the following line to inetd.conf, to allow clients
> to connect at Port 445:
> microsoft-ds stream tcp nowait root /usr/local/sbin/smbd smbd -d 1
> That works, but the connections that are started that way produce
> the machine name "smbd" in the output of "smbstatus".  The machines
> that connect to the main listener (at port 139, started with
> "/usr/local/sbin/smbd -D -d 1" list the name of the connecting
> machine.  The first two shown below connected at 139, and the
> third at 445.

Connecting on port 445 does not use a netbios name which is why you
don't see one reported.

cheers, jerry
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