WinXP 'long name' domain join to Samba4
tridge at osdl.org
Fri Jan 21 07:47:29 GMT 2005
> On the basis of the hard work of those on the Samba4 project, and in
> particular metze, I am pleased to note that WinXP now performs a domain
> join to Samba, using the 'long name', ie the DNS name of the domain.
congratulations to everyone involved! This is a big milestone.
In other news from today, I committed a new libcli/nbt/ client side
NBT library. I will shortly be removing all remnants of the old "nmb"
library code, which is some of the oldest and cruftiest code in
Samba. I am certainly glad to finally get rid of it.
The new NBT library sports all the usual Samba4 features:
- based on IDL, so large parts are auto-generated
- fully async
- supports all protocol elements
- easy to use interface
I expect this will also make a good basis for the new nbt server that
will replace nmbd in Samba4.
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