UDP port 137 Question

Rick H. Wesson wessorh at ar.com
Tue Jan 6 22:00:54 UTC 1998


IANA sez:

netbios-ns      137/tcp    NETBIOS Name Service    
netbios-ns      137/udp    NETBIOS Name Service    


On Tue, 6 Jan 1998, Melody Yoon wrote:

> On Tue, 6 Jan 1998, Bryce Ryan wrote:
> [cut]
> > who was it that said, "never attribute to malice what can be explained by
> > stupidity?"
> no clue, but I like the quote. :)
> > we run a web farm and see requests directed at port 137 all the time on
> > the web sites we host.  i don't know for certain, but i assume it is
> > some sort of internet explorer "feature" that is attempting to establish
> > a CIFS connection to the web site.  we ignore them anyway. 

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