[cifs-protocol] RE: [Pfif] Microsoft Client tool expectatations

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Tue Sep 9 08:39:18 GMT 2008

On Tue, 2008-09-09 at 16:29 +1000, Andrew Bartlett wrote:
> On Mon, 2008-09-08 at 09:24 -0700, Edgar Olougouna wrote:
> > Good morning Andrew,
> > 
> > Thank you for your request concerning the Windows Client tool
> > expectations. I have created a case for this (see info below); one of
> > my colleagues will be in touch with you.
> > 
> > SRX080908600475 - ProtoDoc 99999: [MS-ADTS]: Microsoft Client tool
> > expectations
> This should probably be split into two cases.  
> > > Similarly, against our current GIT tree, the Win2k3 admin pack on
> > > WinXP won't launch 'Active Directory Users and Computers' against
> > > Samba4.  The error seems to be in response to our return value for the
> > > cn=aggregate schema.
> While we still have the problem of 'how do I get past cryptic client
> messages', the particular case here was easily solved by a comparative
> trace with windows.  

It turns out that this did not solve the issue - I now can't reproduce
the issue with or without this fix.  Further clarification is required.

> The issue is that we would include an entry:
>     objectClasses: ( NAME 'top' SUP top ABSTRACT..
> The MMC Active Directory Users and Computers snap in presumably
> objected to the 'loop' this would present. The fixed entry is:
>     objectClasses: ( NAME 'top' ABSTRACT...
> Now, the new resolution I would like is for this someone to find where
> this should be documented in MS-ATDS and to call out the semantics here
> very carefully (that top must not be SUP 'top', despite being so
> indicated in the full schema). 
> Also, an indication of the semantics of modifyTimeStamp on this entry
> would be worthwhile.  I generate these attributes on the fly, so this
> value will not normally change (even with schema updates) - but ADUC
> very specifically reads this value.  Does it implement a cache of some
> kind, and therefore how must this change after schema updates?
> Thanks,
> Andrew Bartlett
Andrew Bartlett
Authentication Developer, Samba Team           http://samba.org
Samba Developer, Red Hat Inc.
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