conncet_to_domain_password_server does not handle multi-homed DCs it seems ...

Richard Sharpe rsharpe at
Tue Jun 18 13:41:03 GMT 2002

On Tue, 18 Jun 2002, Gerald Carter wrote:

> On Wed, 19 Jun 2002, Richard Sharpe wrote:
> > Hi ...
> > 
> > It does not seem that connect_to_domain_password_server handles 
> > multi-homed DCs. It always tries the one address returned, and it that 
> > address happens to be unreachable ... problems ensue ... 
> Is this a problem in our code our in the reply from the WINS server.
> I vaguely remember this topic coming up before....

This happens if WINS fails and DNS is used to translate the address. I am 
not sure what happens if WINS returns multiple addresses ...

Richard Sharpe, rsharpe at, rsharpe at, 
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