net rpc shutdown - how to poweroff
abartlet at samba.org
Sun Dec 29 00:49:00 GMT 2002
On Tue, 2002-12-17 at 06:37, Willi Mann wrote:
> Thanks for your fast answer but that's not the problem.
> rpc shutdown with windows2000 offers you four possibilities what you
> want to do:
> -logoff current user
> -shutdown (which really shuts down w2k but doesn't power off)
> -power off (if supported) (which does what I want)
> and three methods how to deal with applications, which block the process:
> -when no reaction
> Window: my computer > administration > properties > extended > shutdown
> The windows api also knows these different methods (look for
> exitwindowsex on m$dn).
> My problem is that remote shutdown from windows 2000 machines (german)
> only works if the remote machine is in the same domain. The samba net
> rpc shutdown command doesn't depend on that detail. However, it doesn't
> solve my problem because I want to power off the machines to avoid disk
> damage (8 hours but not more for "class C" drives says an Austrian IBM
> branch) but that command doesn't offer you that different ways shutdown
Grab a sniffer, and figure out what Win2k does that Samba does not do.
Then see if you can come out with a patch - there just might be a few
more flags in there we didn't know about.
Andrew Bartlett abartlet at pcug.org.au
Manager, Authentication Subsystems, Samba Team abartlet at samba.org
Student Network Administrator, Hawker College abartlet at hawkerc.net
http://samba.org http://build.samba.org http://hawkerc.net
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