[Samba] Re: Win32 services management?
danny.tylman at insightix.com
Sun Apr 15 16:30:57 GMT 2007
I am ready to submit a patch to the create-service / delete service
I can bzr push my branch to somewhere accessible for review - but I
don't know any public apache server that is willing to host my branch (I
don't have one here).
Is there any such common place?
I can just send the sources, as attachments, to the mailing list, but I
have changes several files and I sense it would not be very convenient.
On Wed, 2007-04-11 at 12:01 -0500, Gerald (Jerry) Carter wrote:
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> > I am facing some difficulties in implementing the parser
> > function. Somehow - I keep getting a 'nca_s_fault_ndr' responses.
> > I guess this is due invalid parsing of parameters. I am
> > counting on the IDL specified here:
> > http://websvn.samba.org/cgi-bin/viewcvs.cgi/branches/SAMBA_4_0/source/librpc/idl/svcctl.idl?rev=18639&view=markup
> > And having couple of problems:
> First, are you using bzr for source control? This would be
> helpful in reviewing your patches.
> If you need more details on using bzr with Samba svn trees,
> See http://wiki.samba.org/index.php/Using_Bazaar_for_Samba_Development
> > 1.
> > svcctl_CreateServiceW defines [in,size_is(dependencies_size)]
> > uint8 *dependencies and [in] uint32 dependencies_size.
> > Which are uint8 type - I think I can use a RPC_DATA_BLOB
> > for that. This type appear in several places - including
> > the username/pass combination for the service user.
> > Looking at a Windows packet created with the CreateService()
> > API, I can see the password is encrypted. I don't know
> > how to resolve this issue.
> What is the password length ? I'd assume it is some derivative
> of the the NTLM hash (it not the hash itself).
> > 2. I am trying to create a simple service, ignoring
> > all the complicated issues, that is: passing 'null'
> > at all places I don't have to implement. But yet - all
> > I am getting is a 'nca_s_fault_ndr'.
> Something is off with the parsing functions. Specifically the PDU you
> are sending.
> > 3. Questions:
> > 1. How much should I count on the Samba4 IDL? How is it
> > generated? I found no official documentation on that.
> It's generally very accurate although I remember having to flesh
> out a few places where the svcctl calls were wrong.
> > 2. Looking at the SMB package data I see that the
> > 'Policy_handle' part is larger (in size) than the Windows
> > counterpart, my function does the same as the others
> > regarding this handle, so I am just ignoring this issue. Is
> > it wise?
> The handle is always 20 bytes. Can you send me a packet trace
> to point out what you mean here ?
> > 3. I don't quite understand if it matters to declare a pointer
> > in the code (UNISTR2 *str) and then use the prs_pointer()
> > function rather than declaring a variable (UNISTR2 str) and
> > using the smb_io_unistr2() function. I saw the latter do
> > some padding (prs_align()), but I keep getting gaps in my
> > packets which I can't explain - no matter which function I use.
> Some rpc PDUs always have the string. Others use a 32bit pointer
> to indicate whether the string value is present or not. These two
> instances (a UNISTR2 and a UNIST2R2*) are parsed differently.
> cheers, jerry
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