Management of Samba
Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton
lkcl at switchboard.net
Wed Mar 25 15:16:53 GMT 1998
On Wed, 25 Mar 1998, Andrew Tridgell wrote:
> > 1) CORBA
> > 2) DCE/RPC
> > 3) proprietary.
> Personally I think that the http method is a good interim method
> because of its simplicity.
> Eventually I'd like to fully support remote admin via DCE/RPC so that
> existing MS tools (ie. user manager for domains etc) can be used for
> many of the admin tasks. Luke has already done quite a bit of work
> along these lines.
> To make the MS DCE/RPC stuff really work we would have to extend it
> quite a bit to support all the config stuff that Samba has. I'm not
> really sure how feasible this is,
absolutely piddling easy. if you wanted a new version of an interface,
you create a new number for it (12 bytes plus an interface version?) and
then create your new functions.
or you could add a totally new function number. or increase the version
number of an existing interface.
each new function will take about half an hour to an hours' work to code
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