Registry entries via netlogon batch file

Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton lkcl at
Fri May 19 20:32:55 GMT 2000

rpcclient is the mother-of-all-rpc-client programs.

samedit, regedit etc are just subsets of the commands in rpcclient.

On Sat, 20 May 2000, Peter Samuelson wrote:

> [Chris Tooley <ctooley at>]
> > Is rpcclient a general term to several small little apps that do this
> > sort of thing or is rpcclient a specific binary that is part of the
> > Samba package?
> Both, sort of.  There *is* a binary called `rpcclient', and that's what
> I was thinking of, but at least in Samba-TNG there are other client
> programs such as `net' and `samedit' which share a lot of code with
> `rpcclient' and perform some of the same functions.
> Like I said, this may not be applicable to your situation, depending on
> whether you can get any version of `rpcclient' to cooperate with
> Windows95.  Failing that, you can probably still do what you want with
> a client-side logon script as per my last post:
> > > You can give REGEDIT.EXE an import file (like the ones in
> > > samba/docs/) and it will plug it right in.  (At least the
> > > REGEDIT.EXE for NT....)  There's a flag for quiet/unprompted
> > > operation, though I don't remember what it is.
> Note that the "import file" can be created by using REGEDIT itself, the 
> "export" menu item.
> Peter

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