vote / opinions required on rpcclient
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Sat Nov 27 21:29:11 GMT 1999
Luke Leighton <lkcl at samba.org> writes:
> On 27 Nov 1999, Todd Sabin wrote:
> > Luke Leighton <lkcl at samba.org> writes:
> > > i need to know whether people think it would be a good idea to retire
> > > rpcclient in favour of the following command suite:
> > >
> > > net
> > > usrmgr
> > > srvmgr
> > > regedit
> > > eventvwr
> > > cmdat
> > >
> > > basically, a suite of programs that match nt's .EXE equivalents.
> > >
> > If you're going to be putting major effort into rpcclient, I'd love
> > to see the following:
> > Create a higher level libsmb (or maybe just add to libsmb?) which
> > contains the rpc level commands that rpcclient will use, and then
> already working on it.
> what, you mean, like this? :-)
> > but doing that currently means getting involved in lots of lower level
> > stuff that could be hidden in most cases. Basically, I'd like to be
> > able to use the same set of RPC apis that are available on NT, with
> > some minor flexibility improvements (primarily the ability to use
> > multiple sets of credentials against the same host).
> me too. which is why i have already done exactly this, starting on
> wednesday. the registry, samr, svcctl and lsarpc APIs are already
> i have srvsvc, wkssvc and the other non-handle-based APIs left to do, as
> i need to "cache" credentials automatically (most unfortunate).
Cool. That's what I get for looking at week old code. :)
> > This would also allow other people to write net, usrmgr, srvmgr,
> > whatever else, much easier. A gnome regedit would be pretty
> > straightforward to write, etc.
> the api you are asking for is already done. you want to write a gnume
> regedit? be my guest.
Thinking about it.
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