Wednesday, September 5, 2012

When MSFT does not respect their own protocol.

According to this :

NetBIOS computer names cannot contain the following characters:
  • backslash (\)
  • slash mark (/)
  • colon (:)
  • asterisk (*)
  • question mark (?)
  • quotation mark (")
  • less than sign (<)
  • greater than sign (>)
  • vertical bar (|)
Let see how MSFT implemented their own protocol in their in house tools:

Ok great...

What about the rest ?

Alright. Let's see:

MSFT Rule #78: Do what I say, not what I do.


Net view example:


Anonymous said...

Ping is not a netbios tool, but a general internet tool. If anything it would be limited to characters in valid DNS names.

Laurent Gaffié blog said...

@Anonymous: See update ...

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