Chapter 6. The Session Service in Detail


The best way to eliminate the problem is to remove Scopes completely.

 --John Terpstra, Samba Team, in a message to the Samba-Technical mailing list

This is the last big chunk of NBT. It is also the easiest, which should bring a great sigh of relief. We have already covered all of the background material we need to cover, so there is no need to waste any time with preliminaries. Let’s dive right in...

Session Service Header

The Session Service header, as presented in RFC 1002, is as follows:

Session Service Header

The FLAGS field breaks down further into:

The reserved bits are always supposed to be zero, and the E bit is an additional ...

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