Section 16.4. Dissection and Discussion

16.4. Dissection and Discussion

The exercises demonstrate the use of the guest account, the way that MS Windows clients and servers resolve computer names to a TCP/IP address, and how connections between a client and a server are established.

Those wishing background information regarding NetBIOS name types should refer to the Microsoft knowledgebase article Q102878.[4]

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16.4.1. Technical Issues

Network browsing involves SMB broadcast announcements, SMB enumeration requests, connections to the IPC$ share, share enumerations, and SMB connection setup processes.

The use of anonymous connections to a Samba server involve the use of the guest account that must map to a valid UNIX UID.

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