[Samba] connection.tdb difference IP vs. NetBIOS name

Gerald (Jerry) Carter jerry at samba.org
Thu Dec 4 16:29:51 GMT 2003

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Chris Lalancette wrote:
| Hello all,
| 	I am having a problem with Samba 3.0.0 (I have actually tested
| this with 3.0.1pre3, and seem to have the same problem).  I am trying to
| add a new message to smbcontrol.  I have put the code into smbcontrol.c,
| and I can deliver messages to the samba processes (using the command
| line: ./smbcontrol smbd <mymsg>).  The problem is that
| messages get delivered to the Samba processes differently depending on
| whether I am connecting to them by IP address, or by NetBIOS name.  If I
| use the NetBIOS name, the message gets delivered to all processes; if I
| use the IP address, the message really only gets delivered to the main
| smbd process (the reason that this is important is that I would like to
| not use nmbd, if possible).  I have tracked this down in the code, and it
| seems that the difference is in the way new connections get added to the
| connection.tdb database.  My question is whether this is intentional, a
| bug in the client, or a bug in Samba?  (Also, is this the right mailing
| list for this, or should I get on technical?)

If you are in the code (bug fixes, patches, etc...) you should
be on sambna-technical.  If it is a qucik things, then you can
try to catch someone on irc.freenode.netc (#samba-technical).

cheers, jerry
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