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OpenSolaris 2009.06 - man page for findsmb (opensolaris section 1)

FINDSMB(1)				  User Commands 			       FINDSMB(1)

       findsmb - list info about machines that respond to SMB name queries on a subnet

       findsmb [subnet broadcast address]

       This perl script is part of the samba(7) suite.

       findsmb is a perl script that prints out several pieces of information about machines on a
       subnet that respond to SMB name query requests. It uses nmblookup(1) and smbclient(1) to
       obtain this information.

	   Controls whether findsmb takes bugs in Windows95 into account when trying to find a
	   Netbios name registered of the remote machine. This option is disabled by default
	   because it is specific to Windows 95 and Windows 95 machines only. If set,
	   nmblookup(1) will be called with -B option.

       subnet broadcast address
	   Without this option, findsmb will probe the subnet of the machine where findsmb(1) is
	   run. This value is passed to nmblookup(1) as part of the -B option.

       The output of findsmb lists the following information for all machines that respond to the
       initial nmblookup for any name: IP address, NetBIOS name, Workgroup name, operating
       system, and SMB server version.

       There will be a '+' in front of the workgroup name for machines that are local master
       browsers for that workgroup. There will be an '*' in front of the workgroup name for
       machines that are the domain master browser for that workgroup. Machines that are running
       Windows for Workgroups, Windows 95 or Windows 98 will not show any information about the
       operating system or server version.

       The command with -r option must be run on a system without nmbd(1M) running. If nmbd is
       running on the system, you will only get the IP address and the DNS name of the machine.
       To get proper responses from Windows 95 and Windows 98 machines, the command must be run
       as root and with -r option on a machine without nmbd running.

       For example, running findsmb without -r option set would yield output similar to the

	   ---------------------------------------------------------------------   MINESET-TEST1  [DMVENGR]   LINUXBOX	 *[MYGROUP] [Unix] [Samba 2.0.6]   HERBNT2	  [HERB-NT]   GANDALF	  [MVENGR] [Unix] [Samba 2.0.5a for IRIX]   SAUNA	  [WORKGROUP] [Unix] [Samba 1.9.18p10]   FROGSTAR	  [ENGR] [Unix] [Samba 2.0.0 for IRIX]   HERBDHCP1	 +[HERB]   SCNT2	 +[MVENGR] [Windows NT 4.0] [NT LAN Manager 4.0]   FROGSTAR-PC	  [MVENGR] [Windows 5.0] [Windows 2000 LAN Manager]   HERBNT1	 *[HERB-NT] [Windows NT 4.0] [NT LAN Manager 4.0]

       This man page is correct for version 3.0 of the Samba suite.

       nmbd(1M), smbclient(1), and nmblookup(1)

       The original Samba software and related utilities were created by Andrew Tridgell. Samba
       is now developed by the Samba Team as an Open Source project similar to the way the Linux
       kernel is developed.

       The original Samba man pages were written by Karl Auer. The man page sources were
       converted to YODL format (another excellent piece of Open Source software, available at
       ftp://ftp.icce.rug.nl/pub/unix/) and updated for the Samba 2.0 release by Jeremy Allison.
       The conversion to DocBook for Samba 2.2 was done by Gerald Carter. The conversion to
       DocBook XML 4.2 for Samba 3.0 was done by Alexander Bokovoy.

       See attributes(5) for descriptions of the following attributes:

       |Availability	    | SUNWsmbar, SUNWsmbau |
       |Interface Stability | External		   |
       Source for Samba is available on http://opensolaris.org.

       Samba(7) delivers the set of four SMF(5) services as can be seen from the following

	    $ svcs samba wins winbind swat
	   disabled	  Apr_21   svc:/network/samba:default
	   disabled	  Apr_21   svc:/network/winbind:default
	   disabled	  Apr_21   svc:/network/wins:default
	   disabled	  Apr_21   svc:/network/swat:default

       where the services are:

	   runs the smbd daemon managing the CIFS sessions

	   runs the nmbd daemon enabling the browsing (WINS)

	   runs the winbindd daemon making the domain idmap

	   Samba Web Administration Tool is a service providing access to browser-based Samba
	   administration interface and on-line documentation.	The service runs on software
	   loopback network interface on port 901/tcp, i.e. opening "http://localhost:901/" in
	   browser will access the SWAT service on local machine.

       Please note: SWAT uses HTTP Basic Authentication scheme where user name and passwords are
       sent over the network in clear text. In the SWAT case the user name is root. Transferring
       such sensitive data is advisable only on the software loopback network interface or over
       secure networks.

Samba 3.0				    01/19/2009				       FINDSMB(1)

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