[jcifs] Re: Fwd: Novell and jCIFS

Christopher R. Hertel crh at ubiqx.mn.org
Sat Nov 8 07:19:33 EST 2003

Digging out and working on the RAP mechanism would be a good thing.  W9x 
systems don't do RPC, so they must use the RAP system.

If I had more time I would want to look at that.  Interesting...

Thanks, Mike!

Chris -)-----

On Fri, Nov 07, 2003 at 03:04:35PM -0500, Michael B Allen wrote:
> Hi Jim,
> Unfortunately changing/setting a users password will require RPC[1] which
> is still a good way off. We have 0.8 then cleanup and then RPC.
> Mike
> [1] Someone implemented the RAP command to set a users password. It wasn't
> quite right but it was very very close to working. I never pursued it
> because RPCs are the long term proper solution but if it's really
> important to you you might be able to dig it out of the archives and make
> it work.
> > Do you know if setUserPassword is on the roadmap?
> -- 
> A program should be written to  model the concepts of the task it
> performs rather than the physical world or a process because this
> maximizes the  potential for it  to be applied  to tasks that are
> conceptually similar and, more  important, to tasks that have not
> yet been conceived.

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