null session %U expansion (patch)

thwartedefforts at thwartedefforts at
Mon Nov 2 19:50:08 GMT 1998

On Fri, 30 October 1998, Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton wrote:
> therefore, if we refuse anonymous connections, then clients will
> "revalidate" with a non-anonymous connection (usr, pass, domain)
> immediately, and _then_ do a netwkstagetinfo call, and we will be in a
> position to respond correctly.
> can we add a "restrict anonymous" option to refuse all null session
> connections, which i believe will fix this problem once and for all: we've
> been over and over this for approximately eighteen months, it keeps coming
> up.

That sounds like exactly what is needed, assuming that the Windows clients will do the revalidate when the anonymous connection is denied.  I think I can whip this up (should it be done higher up in the call stack than in reply_sesssetup_and_X?).


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