CIFS client for windows XP using a different port?

There's a CIFS share I need to connect to running on port 5000, instead of the usual 445.

How can I connect to it on Windows XP?  

I've looked at NET USE but don't see anything about using a different port.
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estaticdConnect With a Mentor Author Commented:
Turns out it's not possible, as far as I can tell.  Looking to use FTP or WebDAV instead.
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acl-puzzCommented:
are you not able to use buil-tin option for mapping network drive option when you click on my computer and selsect map network drive and then browse the network?

or

like this

\\192.168.1.1\share-name?

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estaticdAuthor Commented:
Nope, doesn't work.  It's running on port 5000.


\\192.168.1.1:5000\share-name


The network path was not found.

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johnb6767Commented:
Try in the Address Bar....

\\Server:5000

Anything?
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acl-puzzCommented:
"The network path was not found."


this error can also come on widows side if share on samba server doesnt have "browseable" option enabled

if you do

telnet 192.168.1.1 5000  

 do u see an cursor blinking? if this right that means windows pc can see 5000 port on samba server


 
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estaticdAuthor Commented:
Telnet 192.168.1.1 5000 works.

Remember, it is NOT running on the usual port 445.  Port 445 works like a champ doing the usual \\servername\share (or telnet servername 445).

As soon as I want to run CIFS/SMB on another port, how do I mount it?

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acl-puzzConnect With a Mentor Commented:
there can be two possibilities

if somehow you can change windows port for accessing share on network may be via registry

or

you can map windows outbound port 192.168.1.2:445 to port 192.168.1.1:5000 of samba server i think this can be done by routers like port forwarding...or using static nat in cisco routers....

but right now iam just thinking ideas :)
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estaticdAuthor Commented:
That's a good idea, but won't work.

Outbound port 445 is blocked on ISP side. So my client can't connect unless we setup VPN which I just want to NAT and filter by IP.
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johnb6767Commented:
"As soon as I want to run CIFS/SMB on another port, how do I mount it?"

Never had a reson to try it, I wish I had something for you.....
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acl-puzzCommented:
Hi

can you share me that options or lines that changed SAMBA server port to 5000 i want to configure it at my lab.

Thanks
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estaticdAuthor Commented:
I did it using Port Address Translation on my outside router.  So port 5000 requests from the internet forwarded to 445 internally
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