Tim Potter tpot at samba.org
Mon Aug 22 12:06:31 GMT 2005

On Mon, 2005-08-22 at 08:03 +0200, Stefan (metze) Metzmacher wrote:

> But there's one thing that is maybe not so good, it seems that we would be able to manage multiple
> server in one webpage, and that's cool, but we can only manage samba4 servers with it.
> And other server only via a running samba4 server.
> I think if we have such powerful tools, it should be possible to use them also for
> managing windows servers when you're sitting on a linux workstation, that is part of a windows
> domain. (And that without the need to run a samba4 server that proxies the requests)
> Any ideas how to solve that?

If the management API uses RPC calls then it could be applied to any
server, not just the local one.  For adding/deleting users, managing
files etc this would be OK but for tasks like provisioning it's probably
going to be a Samba only affair.

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