[Samba] Browsing shares of a server

Rowland penny rpenny at samba.org
Fri Sep 27 15:39:18 UTC 2019

On 27/09/2019 16:19, Christopher Cox via samba wrote:
> With the removal of SMB1 (by default) and everywhere (e.g. Windows), I 
> noticed that when I open up a computer (\\computer-name) I can see the 
> shares that I have access to... that is, from a Windows Explorer (in 
> my case Win10).  Is there any way to get something like this working 
> using smbclient without SMB1?
> All this is without (AFAIK) enabling the Function Discovery stuff.  
> How does Windows do it?
> It was easy with SMB1, how does Windows (and MacOS for that matter) 
> discover shares that are available without explicitly specifying the 
> share name that are available for a host?  And of course, is there 
> anyway that "protocol" could be handled somehow in smbclient?
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