Automatically locating domain controller

tridge at tridge at
Sun Oct 3 13:52:29 GMT 1999

> This is why I haven't added this feature yet. The current
> password server code could be hacked this way if the name
> resolution is set to use a NetBIOS name resolution (wins,
> bcast) but cannot if it is set to use dns. This new feature
> would *always* be hackable in this way.
> Any comments, thoughts ?

if the "password server" option is set to "*" and a wins server is set
then do a WINS search for 1C names. Do the search at connect time (and
don't cache it). WINS servers are fast in my experience.

I also think we should think about making "*" the default.

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