NetServerEnum2 and looking for dc

Jim McDonough jmcd at
Sun Feb 10 16:35:02 GMT 2002

Rafal Szczesniak wrote:
>While working on trusted domains, I've noticed that cli_get_pdc_name
>function (libsmb/clirap2.c) using NetServerEnum2 call looks only for
>Primary Domain Controller and not for Backup Domain Controller.
>Is it on purpose or just forgotten ?
Well, ahem, umm, well, uhhh....

This is a function that never gets

The best explanation I can give is: it was for some other work we were
doing, didn't finish, but I don't quite remember what it was anymore.

That aside, since it's "cli_get_pdc_name", I'd say it was intentionally
only looking for a PDC.  If you'd like to modify it to look for PDCs and
BDCs,  have fun!  Otherwise we should probably remove it.

Steve, do you have any recollection?

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