DCE/RPC NamedPipe Transport emulation

John E. Malmberg malmberg at Encompasserve.org
Tue Sep 4 05:35:02 GMT 2001

On Mon, 3 Sep 2001, Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton wrote:

> dce/rpc is built in layers, where the majority of the
> layers have negotiation phases for what to use.
> this includes, at the very least, security, transports and data formats.
> regarding transports for dce/rpc, there are several currently
> in use.  the most popular are TCP, UDP and NT NamedPipes,
> with HTTP a close runner-up, and NetBIOS, DECNet-3, unix
> domain sockets and loop-back (ncalrpc) and many more as
> the obscure ones out there.

DECnet 3?

DECnet IV and DECnet V (V a.k.a. DECNET Plus, DECNET OSI) are the
currently useable systems.

DECnet IV specifications are available on line.  DECNET OSI is the OSI
public networking specification.

AFAIK DECNET IV is available for LINUX and other platforms.

I am unaware if anyone has ported the "Open Systems" networking
protocols to LINUX.  Or if any of this is relavent to the topic being

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