[Samba] Netbios Aliases and %L and port 445

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Fri Jan 21 04:08:10 GMT 2005

On Thu, 2005-01-20 at 20:03 -0800, David Loudon wrote:
> Running v3.0.2a-SUSE, joined to AD, all clients are XP.SP2
> When smb.conf has "smb ports = 139", then %L is populated with the
> appropriate netbios alias name as selected by the end user, and
> everything works as expected.
> When "smb ports = 445" or is not specified, then %L is populated with
> the host name instead of the alias name.  Is there a code patch for %L
> or an undocumented %parm to use instead to get the alias name as
> selected by the client (not the hosting server name)??

If there was, we would use it.  This information is simply no longer
supplied by the client, when it talks to port 445.

Andrew Bartlett

Andrew Bartlett                                http://samba.org/~abartlet/
Authentication Developer, Samba Team           http://samba.org
Student Network Administrator, Hawker College  http://hawkerc.net
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