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[Samba] How to identify the operating system of a client?




Am 11.02.19 um 12:00 schrieb Stephan Roth via samba:
On 11.02.19 11:37, Udo Kaune via samba wrote:
Am 11.02.19 um 11:30 schrieb Ralph Böhme via samba:
On Mon, Feb 11, 2019 at 10:26:31AM +0100, Stephan Roth via samba wrote:
Let me rephrase the question in hope for an answer:

Is it at all feasible to identify the operating system of a client?

no, not really. We try to match by the list of supported SMB dialects in the SMB1 negprot, but that is really just guesswork.

Maybe some means of translation table would come in handy
https://www.adminsub.net/mac-address-finder/apple

Thanks for the idea, but that's not an option, as USB ethernet dongles from non-Apple vendors are used with Macs in the network I'm working with.


Could you use DHCP option 60 to resolve to a separated IP range for you Mac clients? (excerpt from a Samsung TV)

Frame 54169: 347 bytes on wire (2776 bits), 347 bytes captured (2776 bits) on interface 0
User Datagram Protocol, Src Port: 68, Dst Port: 67
Bootstrap Protocol (Discover)
    Option: (60) Vendor class identifier
        Length: 37
        Vendor class identifier: 1.18.1-VD Linux VDLinux.1.2.1.x

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