Proposal: Sniff Registry

Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton lkcl at
Mon Dec 13 19:20:54 GMT 1999

i currently have over 100 traces, of operations such as usrmgr, srvmgr,
trust relationships etc.

i'm always missing _somthing_, though :)  good idea, dan.

hmm... how about creating a location in the samba repository?

On Tue, 14 Dec 1999, Dan Kaminsky wrote:

> Every once in a while, it comes up that a request is made for a given
> sniff for a given scenario.
> Would it not be useful, and indeed an improvement in productivity for
> those working in difficultly obfuscated undocumented space, to have on
> hand:
> A)  A wide variety of traces from a large number of different SMB
> environments, and
> B)  A registry of sites willing to provide traces on demand, combined with
> their specific environment?
> This gives developers quick access to required data, plus a *contact* in a
> production environment that may fit their sniffing needs exactly.
> It would also give developers something to say to those exerting pressure
> for PDC to come out sooner--"Want it out sooner?  Register to send us
> traces, so we can verify that it'd work in your environment!"
> FInally, it would give a very detailed picture on who's looking to deploy
> Samba.
> It could help!
> Yours Truly,
> 	Dan Kaminsky
> 	DoxPara Research

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