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       smbtree - A text based smb network browser


       smbtree [-b] [-D] [-S]


       This tool is part of the samba(7) suite.

       smbtree is a smb browser program in text mode. It is similar to the "Network Neighborhood"
       found on Windows computers. It prints a tree with all the known domains, the servers in
       those domains and the shares on the servers.


           Query network nodes by sending requests as broadcasts instead of querying the local
           master browser.

           Only print a list of all the domains known on broadcast or by the master browser

           Only print a list of all the domains and servers responding on broadcast or known by
           the master browser.

           level is an integer from 0 to 10. The default value if this parameter is not specified
           is 0.

           The higher this value, the more detail will be logged to the log files about the
           activities of the server. At level 0, only critical errors and serious warnings will
           be logged. Level 1 is a reasonable level for day-to-day running - it generates a small
           amount of information about operations carried out.

           Levels above 1 will generate considerable amounts of log data, and should only be used
           when investigating a problem. Levels above 3 are designed for use only by developers
           and generate HUGE amounts of log data, most of which is extremely cryptic.

           Note that specifying this parameter here will override the log level parameter in the
           smb.conf file.

           Prints the program version number.

       -s|--configfile=<configuration file>
           The file specified contains the configuration details required by the server. The
           information in this file includes server-specific information such as what printcap
           file to use, as well as descriptions of all the services that the server is to
           provide. See smb.conf for more information. The default configuration file name is
           determined at compile time.

           Base directory name for log/debug files. The extension ".progname" will be appended
           (e.g. log.smbclient, log.smbd, etc...). The log file is never removed by the client.

           Set the smb.conf(5) option "<name>" to value "<value>" from the command line. This
           overrides compiled-in defaults and options read from the configuration file.

           If specified, this parameter suppresses the normal password prompt from the client to
           the user. This is useful when accessing a service that does not require a password.

           Unless a password is specified on the command line or this parameter is specified, the
           client will request a password.

           If a password is specified on the command line and this option is also defined the
           password on the command line will be silently ingnored and no password will be used.

           Try to authenticate with kerberos. Only useful in an Active Directory environment.

           Try to use the credentials cached by winbind.

           This option allows you to specify a file from which to read the username and password
           used in the connection. The format of the file is

               username = <value>
               password = <value>
               domain   = <value>

           Make certain that the permissions on the file restrict access from unwanted users.

           Sets the SMB username or username and password.

           If %password is not specified, the user will be prompted. The client will first check
           the USER environment variable, then the LOGNAME variable and if either exists, the
           string is uppercased. If these environmental variables are not found, the username
           GUEST is used.

           A third option is to use a credentials file which contains the plaintext of the
           username and password. This option is mainly provided for scripts where the admin does
           not wish to pass the credentials on the command line or via environment variables. If
           this method is used, make certain that the permissions on the file restrict access
           from unwanted users. See the -A for more details.

           Be cautious about including passwords in scripts. Also, on many systems the command
           line of a running process may be seen via the ps command. To be safe always allow
           rpcclient to prompt for a password and type it in directly.

       -S|--signing on|off|required
           Set the client signing state.

           Use stored machine account password.

           This command line parameter requires the remote server support the UNIX extensions or
           that the SMB3 protocol has been selected. Requests that the connection be encrypted.
           Negotiates SMB encryption using either SMB3 or POSIX extensions via GSSAPI. Uses the
           given credentials for the encryption negotiation (either kerberos or NTLMv1/v2 if
           given domain/username/password triple. Fails the connection if encryption cannot be

           The supplied password is the NT hash.

           Print a summary of command line options.

           Display brief usage message.


       This man page is correct for version 3 of the Samba suite.


       The original Samba software and related utilities were created by Andrew Tridgell. Samba
       is now developed by the Samba Team as an Open Source project similar to the way the Linux
       kernel is developed.

       The smbtree man page was written by Jelmer Vernooij.