Kixtart Remote Procedure Calls on a samba PDC

Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton lkcl at
Wed Mar 17 20:09:05 GMT 1999


try latest cvs not 2.0.x also try against nt srv, send netmon trace to me
and matthew chapman.



On Tue, 16 Mar 1999, Christian Perrier wrote:

> I'm currently using on some domains login scripts with Kixtart (a utility
> from the NT Server Resource Kit). Kixtart uses Remote Procedure Calls for
> getting things like the list of a group a user is belonging to and so on.
> This is done by running a special service on the logon servers of the
> domain, called RPCSRV.EXE (ad far as I remember).
> Of course, such scripts do not work with a samba PDC. Is it planned to add a
> similar functionality in further releases (or is it already possible for
> some functions in the current releases)?
> My main concern is getting automatic connections to some resources on file
> servers depending on the groups the user is belonging to.
> With Kixtart, I do something like this (I'm not sure of the syntax, but
> you'll get the poinbt, I hope) :
> if ingroup("staff")
>     connect S: \\server\staff
> endif
> This behaviour is the last one I'm missing for migrating some domains
> towards samba PDC (assuming, I don't want BDC).
> -- 

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