abartlet at samba.org
Thu Jul 11 17:45:01 GMT 2002
"Christopher R. Hertel" wrote:
> Anyway, if the unexpected.tdb is the reason that winbindd needs nmbd, then
> I think it could be made optional. I imagine that winbindd would be
> sending regular name queries in order to find the PDC, probably looking
> for <ntdomain>#1B. The 1B address is actually the DMB identifier, but in
> Windows the DMB and PDC must be the same node. It is possible that a Node
> Status query is also being sent, to verify that the 1B node also has the
> 1C name registered (1C means "I am an NT Domain Controller). That could
> be an issue with a Samba DMB. If that's the case, though, W/95 can't be a
> PDC anyway so not getting a reply shouldn't be a problem.
> Again, I'm not in sync with the discussion so if that's totally bogus
> please disregard.
We have to node status to get the *name* of the PDC, becouse the
NETLOGON RPC requires that. Windows machines to a NETLOGON Mailslot
message, but we don't do that at present.
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
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