dynamically loadable named pipe providers

Volker Lendecke Volker.Lendecke at SerNet.DE
Thu Dec 12 13:12:42 GMT 2002

On Thu, Dec 12, 2002 at 10:57:18PM +1100, Luke Howard wrote:

> Well, we're not doing it to get around the GPL per se; we just want
> to use use SMB as one of many transports for RPC. As it happens, most
> of the requests serviced by our RPC server come in over TCP/IP (that's
> ncacn_ip_tcp for the DCE geeks).

I've recently tried to force Outlook 2000 to fall back to SMB. It worked :-)

> This sounds similar to the IBM patch Anthony mentioned, except they
> may not have interfaced at the exact same place. We use filesystem
> permissions to deal with the "security issues"; SAMBA, LDAP, the KDC,
> our RPC server all form part of the TCB.

Ah, your pipe daemons don't listen on TCP, only on unix domain sockets?

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