Draft #2: Re: [PATCH] SAMBA_3_0 : remove ldap_domain2hostlist()

Love lha at kth.se
Fri May 5 16:48:32 GMT 2006

"Gerald (Jerry) Carter" <jerry at samba.org> writes:

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> Love wrote:
>> "Gerald (Jerry) Carter" <jerry at samba.org> writes:
>>> FYI....
>>> Here's a short patch to replace the OpenLDAP ldap_domain2hostlist()
>>> calls with a small internal dns query.  The next step would be
>>> to refactor the ads_dns_query_dcs() code to a generic DNS SRV
>>> query function.
>> You need to read up on RFC 2782 how to sort the dns srv 
>> rr entries.
>> Also, you need to make the request space larger. I don't 
>> know how large your NS_PACKETSZ is, probably 512 which
>> is the udp packet size, but it wont be large enough for
>> the TCP with 100 DC's case (I'm not kidding, people do
>> this).
> Round #2.

You need to randomize the sorting for entries within same priority using
weight so select one of the entires.


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