Adding Recursion Available bit to name_query and node_status_query
crh at ubiqx.mn.org
Mon May 13 19:22:01 GMT 2002
Sorry. Just to be clear, the older version of Samba that I'm running
returns RA TRUE *if* it is running as a WINS server.
I don't know what a newer version of Samba does, but I doubt this has
changed and I really should check to see what W/NT and W2K do if they are
running the WINS server.
On Mon, May 13, 2002 at 09:10:09PM -0500, Christopher R.Hertel wrote:
> > On Mon, 13 May 2002, Christopher R. Hertel wrote:
> > > RA - Recursion Available.
> > > Should only be set in messages which come from the NBNS (WINS)
> > > server itself. Note that a machine that is running WINS will
> > > also have a local name table. If the reply comes from the
> > > local name table, then RA should be clear even if the same node
> > > is running the NBNS (WINS) server.
> Testing against an older version of Samba, this doesn't appear to be the
> way things work. I would like to test against a Windows box, but I don't
> have one that will do the job just now. The older version of Samba that
> I run on a machine in the basement returns RA TRUE even if the name is
> from the local name table.
> I really would like to see what W/NT and/or W2K do...
> Richard's fixes should make that easier.
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