Is there a more powerful version of rpcclient?

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at
Tue Mar 30 11:03:36 GMT 2004

On Tue, 2004-03-30 at 20:49, Jason Haar wrote:
> Hi there
> I am integrating rpcclient into an app we are using internally - it's great!
> I know it's not meant to be a "end-user" tool, but it allows us to
> shutdown remote workstations from Unix - I can't think of any other tool
> for doing that.

'net rpc shutdown'

> It would be even better if it could do other actions - such as change
> password 

'net rpc password'

> and search for registry keys...
> Is there any other tools that can do such things - from Unix?

The rpcclient from samba-tng I think was/is able to modify registry
keys.  We have the code in our tree too, but I'm not sure how
functional/accessible it is.

Jelmer was looking into remote registry things, and we certainly want
this to work.

Andrew Bartlett

Andrew Bartlett                                 abartlet at
Manager, Authentication Subsystems, Samba Team  abartlet at
Student Network Administrator, Hawker College   abartlet at
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