dump unexpected.tdb?

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Thu Dec 18 00:17:29 GMT 2008

On Wed, 2008-12-17 at 23:53 +0100, Volker Lendecke wrote:
> Hi!
> Attached find the beginnings of an idea I just had: Why not
> have nmbd listen on a unixdomain socket and dump all
> unexpected packets to everyone connecting there? This way we
> could easily get rid of one of the uglier parts of S3: The
> unexpected.tdb.
> Next step would be to add a listener to make nmbd send
> mailslot packets on behalf of non-root processes. This way
> we could add a real mailslot API (things the world was
> waiting for...), but it can help for example clean up
> dsgetdcname.

Could those non-root processes overwhelm nmbd with listen requests?

Andrew Bartlett

Andrew Bartlett
Authentication Developer, Samba Team           http://samba.org
Samba Developer, Red Hat Inc.
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