[cifs-protocol] RE: What are the 'Service' levels in SamLogonEx?

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Wed Feb 4 08:04:09 GMT 2009

On Fri, 2009-01-30 at 14:02 -0800, Obaid Farooqi wrote:
> Hi Andrew:
> Please let us know whether the following explanation answers your question.

Not really (because the buck is passed to APDS, but not received there),
but I really don't care either.   It is an interesting historical
detail, that's all.  

> Hi Andrew:
> We have concluded our investigation on the question you raised about MS-APDS.
> Modification to [MS-NRPC] about NetlogonServiceInformation explain why we do not use them.
> In MS-APDS we specify what is used by each protocol. By design we do not specify LogonLevels that are not used. 
> While it is true that [MS-APDS] uses [MS-NRPC], there is no mention of NetlogonServiceInformation in [MS-APDS]. As such, there is no proper place or context in [MS-APDS] to mention the fact that none of the protocols described in this document use NetlogonServiceInformation.

While the historian and pedant in me is dissatisfied, I'm otherwise
quite happy for this to be concluded here, I don't see any reason to
waste any more time on this bit of history.

Andrew Bartlett

Andrew Bartlett
Authentication Developer, Samba Team           http://samba.org
Samba Developer, Red Hat Inc.
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