RPC usage and ESE API

Christopher R. Hertel crh at ubiqx.mn.org
Wed Feb 4 22:56:09 GMT 2004

On Wed, Feb 04, 2004 at 05:27:11PM -0500, Derrell.Lipman at UnwiredUniverse.com wrote:
> In reviewing Luke Leighton's DCE/RPC book and the samba4 source, I have not
> yet found any RPC calls that would seem to handle the Exchange Server Engine
> (ESE) backup and restore functionality, however the Microsoft Exchange SDK
> documentation explicitly states that the API uses RPC for remote backup and
> restore of the Exchange database.  Has anyone sniffed the network while using
> the Backup API to see what it's actually doing -- or otherwise know anything
> that might help me?  If so, a pointer to some details would be most
> appreciated!

It's not really Samba stuff, so it would have to be a different group.  I
have heard a lot of people talk about this, but no one has really pushed
ahead with it.

Samba deals with RPC a lot, because we have to, but RPC is a whole lot 
bigger area than what is covered by filesharing.

Chris -)-----

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