how to test magic script

Charlie Brady cbrady at
Fri Aug 21 07:34:17 GMT 1998

On Thu, 20 Aug 1998, David Collier-Brown wrote:

> 	The problem is that Windows doesn't have
> 	the concept of a remote command, so you need
> 	to figure out a way to package the functionality on
> 	the PC end.  I suspect that's part of the reason
> 	you suggested before/after actions for files...

Is there any other part of SMB that would be suitable (if you don't like
the magic script hack)?

> 	Counterproposal to Andrew: ask the PC-using community for
> 	a suitable packaging of the functionality that
> 	``magic'' gives.  Someone might think of an elegant
> 	way to dekludge it (:-))

The problem is avoiding extra authentication. Magic script works because
it is tied to an authenticated TCP connection.

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