Samba 4 cross-platform GUI
dsk at bglinux.org
Sat Jan 30 10:13:11 MST 2010
Gerald (Jerry) Carter wrote:
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> dsk wrote:
>> Jeremy Allison wrote:
>>> On Fri, Jan 29, 2010 at 05:12:05PM +0000, dsk wrote:
>>>> I came up with the idea that it would be beneficial if there is a
>>>> cross-platform gui written in java. From what I saw I think my idea
>>>> is most similar to the windows mmc applet but written in java. What
>>>> I'm interested in is to know how MMC applies settings to the samba 4
>>>> server - does it store it in an embedded ldap server in samba or
>>>> does it use RPC. Any information regarding this matter would be
>>> A Java MMC application would be very useful for many
>>> reasons. It would have to use use RPC.
>> Hi, can you point me to some resources to start reading
>> about samba 4 and RPC.
> Hey Nikolay,
> We've written and open sourced a plugin framwork wrtten in C#
> that runs under Mono you are welcome to use or look at for ideas
> or whatever. It's pretty much exactly what you describe.
> The C# code sites on top of an application stack hat runs on top
> of a dce/rpc runtime (or ldap depending). There's a "Local Users
> and Group" plugin as well an "AD Users & Computers" plugin.
> And of course the console itself is there.
> If you have any questions, feel free to ping me.
> Hope this helps.
> cheers, jerry
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Saw the project, but since there is already a working solution and it is
portable (I wasn't aware of the fact) and it is working and is portable
and is supported I think a java solution would just be reinventing the
wheel. All comments regarding this matter are welcome.
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