samba netbios / namedpipes domination: a comparison with linu
x having a proprietary web server built-in
Jean Francois Micouleau
Jean-Francois.Micouleau at dalalu.fr
Wed Jan 9 05:52:06 GMT 2002
On Wed, 9 Jan 2002 ntb at mts.ru wrote:
> Jeremy Allison wrote:
> Not so fast, please. Plugin (in form Andrew described before) allows only
> adding an rpc service on additional pipe (an one samba is not listening itself)
> It makes impossible using samba as fileserver with Luke's domain controller stuff
> (dce/rpc based netlogon, samr and lsarpc) which is, in my opinion,
> best solution not just for me, but for all who wants nt4 compartible domain
that's your opinion. The fact is that the rpc parser code in samba is
better than in TNG, it's been like that for more than a year. And the rpc
server code too, some of us have spend huge quantity of time improving it.
> (in perspective with almost all functionality, not just what samba team counts
> with fileserver with acceptible performance (which samba tng is not).
> Ideally it must use AD-compartible schema in ldap (for using winxp and w2k w/o
> 'rpc domain controller fallback') - but this is another story, I don't want
> discuss it here.
yes you should not discuss it here, you clearly don't know what you're
talking about. Even in native mode, W2K does use RPC.
> > That was I can continue with "NOT CARING"
> > (which Luke thinks is an offence :-) whilst the people who
> > want to care about DCE/RPC named pipes can happily work within that framework.
> While samba controls arbitrary pipes itself it is almost impossible. I don't talk
> here about osexchange
> or something like, it can be implemented thithin this framework.
> But if it allows only adding but not replacing pipe handlers, it's more correct to
> 'can UNhappily work (or try to work)'
why don't you write the code yourself instead of arguing ?
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