[IDEA+RFC] Command line util for modifying services

Christopher R. Hertel crh at nts.umn.edu
Mon Sep 10 10:44:02 GMT 2001

Jim McDonough wrote:
> Steve French and I (at IBM) are working on a command-line utility
> along these lines, though not exactly what you're talking about.  Our
> utility has net.exe-like syntax, because many of our customers have
> multiple platforms to manage (Not just windows; remember OS/2? 
> Believe it or not, there are tons of servers out there...), and a
> similar interface for Samba make it easier for them.  It can't be
> exactly the same (e.g. no "/" flags, using - and -- instead), but it
> is very similar.  Ours is based on the RAP calls rather than RPCs
> (least common denominator approach), but extending it wouldn't be
> tough.

It would be nice if it used the SMB URL syntax...

Chris -)-----

Christopher R. Hertel -)-----                   University of Minnesota
crh at nts.umn.edu              Networking and Telecommunications Services

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