[jcifs] WINS lookup

Michael B Allen mba2000 at ioplex.com
Wed Feb 4 20:24:20 GMT 2004

Joel Smeby said:
> I currently have a Java application that queries an Active Directory
> domain and
> returns user/group information.
> I also need to return user/group information from the WINS domain on our
> network.

You mean NT domain. WINS is like DNS on a NetBIOS LAN. JCIFS cannot
enumerate user and group information. RPC is required for that. It's in
the works but no where near useful.

> The LDAP API does not support WINS connections.  I assume that I need to
> run
> the query against the WINS domain via netbios or an RPC command.
> However, I have very little knowledge about networks at this level.
> I have been doing a lot of searching on the web and have not found any
> helpful
> information.
> Is there any way to accomplish this using jcifs or any other Java API?

Not with JCIFS no. Sorry.


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