[jcifs] Re: Pass Through Authentication [was dcerpc.net - developer forum]

Christopher R. Hertel crh at ubiqx.mn.org
Fri Sep 7 06:57:17 EST 2001

On Thu, Sep 06, 2001 at 11:46:01AM +0200, Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton wrote:
> > > you'll only need an SMBnegprot and SMBsesssetupX for
> > > that.  oh, and get_any_dc_name() to locate a DC from
> > > the Domain name.  i'm sure you have that NetBIOS/UDP
> > > call available in jCIFS.
> > 
> > Well, for this all we do is NbtAddress.getByName("mydc", 0x1c,
> > "scope.com"). I believe 0x1c will return the domain controller.
> great!  that's the one.  if you read the ms specs,
> this will give you _one of_ the BDCs or the PDC.
> if that fails, do a getByName on 0x1b, to get the PDC.

Just an aside, something weird I learned recently...  When you get the
0x1c name record from a Windows WINS server (and, I assume, Samba) the IP
list will be sorted with the IP address of the PDC listed first.  All the
others are BDCs.

Strange but true.
Wooo wooo ehhhh wooo uuurrr.

Chridz -)-----

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