How does NT choose a DC?
gene_yee at hotmail.com
Wed May 10 18:29:48 GMT 2000
Luke, with such a quick responce I wasn't quite sure if you were just making
a statement or confirming what Paul said.
So does a workstation make a request from all the DCs located from WINS and
authenticates with the quickest server? Seems a bit chatty if you ask me...
>From: Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton <lkcl at samba.org>
>Reply-To: lkcl at samba.org
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>Subject: Re: How does NT choose a DC?
>Date: Wed, 10 May 2000 16:40:52 +1000
>udp 138 mailslot GETDC request.
>On Wed, 10 May 2000, Paul J Collins wrote:
> > >>>>> "Anders" == Anders C Thorsen <anders at aae.wisc.edu> writes:
> > Anders> Well... my guess would be to look at the subnet (ip AND
> > Anders> netmask)
> > But that *is* a broadcast, they exact type that is done in the absence
> > of WINS.
> > I seem to recall hearing that the client gets a list of all the DCs in
> > the WINS and sends a request to each of them and then picks the one
> > that responds first; a focused broadcast, if you will. NetBIOS names
> > with type 0x1c are domain controllers, I believe.
> > Paul.
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