DFS Protocol Details
Gerald (Jerry) Carter
jerry at samba.org
Wed Aug 17 17:05:24 GMT 2005
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Michael B Allen wrote:
> I'm seeing some DFS behavior that I cannot explain. Instead
> of the usual try > PATH_NOT_COVERED > referral > try w/ new
> target style protocol, captures show that the clients already
> know the target is in DFS. At first I thought operators simply
> were not capturing the PATH_NOT_COVERED part
> but now I think there must be some additional protocol.
> Does anyone know how these clients populate their DFS mappings?
> What am I missing here?
Are you sure the client is not just caching the information?
There's some dfs management rpcs, but I haven't looked at
those. It's possible I suppose that the clients could also
get the dfs topology from AD.
Don't know if this helps or not.
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