browsing in AD

Gerald Carter gcarter at
Sun May 13 03:00:30 GMT 2001

On Sat, 12 May 2001, Gerald Carter wrote:

> Here is my current understanding on browsing in AD.  I'll limit my
> comments to browsing file shares and ignore printers for the moment.
> In order to browse a domain, the Win2k client fist must use
> DNS queries to locate the DC (exact SRV RR records names are
> documented inthe Win2k Server RK).  Once a DC is located
> (All DC's contain a copy of domain's AD), the client can perform an
> ldapsearch for (objectclass=serviceConnectionPoint).

So thinking a little bit more, I don't think it would be that
difficult to publish our list of shares in AD.  Any comments
on this?

Cheers, jerry
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