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1<html><head><meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=ISO-8859-1"><title>smbtree</title><link rel="stylesheet" href="samba.css" type="text/css"><meta name="generator" content="DocBook XSL Stylesheets V1.68.1"></head><body bgcolor="white" text="black" link="#0000FF" vlink="#840084" alink="#0000FF"><div class="refentry" lang="en"><a name="smbtree.1"></a><div class="titlepage"></div><div class="refnamediv"><h2>Name</h2><p>smbtree &#8212; A text based smb network browser
2        </p></div><div class="refsynopsisdiv"><h2>Synopsis</h2><div class="cmdsynopsis"><p><code class="command">smbtree</code>  [-b] [-D] [-S]</p></div></div><div class="refsect1" lang="en"><a name="id230784"></a><h2>DESCRIPTION</h2><p>This tool is part of the <a href="samba.7.html"><span class="citerefentry"><span class="refentrytitle">samba</span>(7)</span></a> suite.</p><p><span><strong class="command">smbtree</strong></span> is a smb browser program
3        in text mode. It is similar to the "Network Neighborhood" found
4        on Windows computers. It prints a tree with all
5        the known domains, the servers in those domains and
6        the shares on the servers.
7        </p></div><div class="refsect1" lang="en"><a name="id231138"></a><h2>OPTIONS</h2><div class="variablelist"><dl><dt><span class="term">-b</span></dt><dd><p>Query network nodes by sending requests
8                as broadcasts instead of querying the local master browser.
9                </p></dd><dt><span class="term">-D</span></dt><dd><p>Only print a list of all
10                the domains known on broadcast or by the
11                master browser</p></dd><dt><span class="term">-S</span></dt><dd><p>Only print a list of
12                all the domains and servers responding on broadcast or
13                known by the master browser.
14                </p></dd><dt><span class="term">-V</span></dt><dd><p>Prints the program version number.
15</p></dd><dt><span class="term">-s &lt;configuration file&gt;</span></dt><dd><p>The file specified contains the
16configuration details required by the server.  The
17information in this file includes server-specific
18information such as what printcap file to use, as well
19as descriptions of all the services that the server is
20to provide. See <code class="filename">smb.conf</code> for more information.
21The default configuration file name is determined at
22compile time.</p></dd><dt><span class="term">-d|--debuglevel=level</span></dt><dd><p><em class="replaceable"><code>level</code></em> is an integer
23from 0 to 10.  The default value if this parameter is
24not specified is zero.</p><p>The higher this value, the more detail will be
25logged to the log files about the activities of the
26server. At level 0, only critical errors and serious
27warnings will be logged. Level 1 is a reasonable level for
28day-to-day running - it generates a small amount of
29information about operations carried out.</p><p>Levels above 1 will generate considerable
30amounts of log data, and should only be used when
31investigating a problem. Levels above 3 are designed for
32use only by developers and generate HUGE amounts of log
33data, most of which is extremely cryptic.</p><p>Note that specifying this parameter here will
34override the <a class="indexterm" name="id231438"></a> parameter
35in the <code class="filename">smb.conf</code> file.</p></dd><dt><span class="term">-l|--logfile=logdirectory</span></dt><dd><p>Base directory name for log/debug files. The extension
36<code class="constant">".progname"</code> will be appended (e.g. log.smbclient,
37log.smbd, etc...). The log file is never removed by the client.
38</p></dd><dt><span class="term">-N</span></dt><dd><p>If specified, this parameter suppresses the normal
39password prompt from the client to the user. This is useful when
40accessing a service that does not require a password. </p><p>Unless a password is specified on the command line or
41this parameter is specified, the client will request a
42password.</p><p>If a password is specified on the command line and this
43option is also defined the password on the command line will
44be silently ingnored and no password will be used.</p></dd><dt><span class="term">-k</span></dt><dd><p>
45Try to authenticate with kerberos. Only useful in
46an Active Directory environment.
47</p></dd><dt><span class="term">-A|--authentication-file=filename</span></dt><dd><p>This option allows
48you to specify a file from which to read the username and
49password used in the connection.  The format of the file is
50</p><pre class="programlisting">
51username = &lt;value&gt;
52password = &lt;value&gt;
53domain   = &lt;value&gt;
54</pre><p>Make certain that the permissions on the file restrict
55access from unwanted users. </p></dd><dt><span class="term">-U|--user=username[%password]</span></dt><dd><p>Sets the SMB username or username and password. </p><p>If %password is not specified, the user will be prompted. The
56client will first check the <code class="envar">USER</code> environment variable, then the
57<code class="envar">LOGNAME</code> variable and if either exists, the
58string is uppercased. If these environmental variables are not
59found, the username <code class="constant">GUEST</code> is used. </p><p>A third option is to use a credentials file which
60contains the plaintext of the username and password.  This
61option is mainly provided for scripts where the admin does not
62wish to pass the credentials on the command line or via environment
63variables. If this method is used, make certain that the permissions
64on the file restrict access from unwanted users.  See the
65<em class="parameter"><code>-A</code></em> for more details. </p><p>Be cautious about including passwords in scripts. Also, on
66many systems the command line of a running process may be seen
67via the <span><strong class="command">ps</strong></span> command.  To be safe always allow
68<span><strong class="command">rpcclient</strong></span> to prompt for a password and type
69it in directly. </p></dd><dt><span class="term">-h|--help</span></dt><dd><p>Print a summary of command line options.
70</p></dd></dl></div></div><div class="refsect1" lang="en"><a name="id230540"></a><h2>VERSION</h2><p>This man page is correct for version 3.0 of the Samba
71        suite.</p></div><div class="refsect1" lang="en"><a name="id230550"></a><h2>AUTHOR</h2><p>The original Samba software and related utilities
72        were created by Andrew Tridgell. Samba is now developed
73        by the Samba Team as an Open Source project similar
74        to the way the Linux kernel is developed.</p><p>The smbtree man page was written by Jelmer Vernooij. </p></div></div></body></html>
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