Remove unused finddcs_nbt (Re: [SCM] Samba Shared Repository - branch master updated)
Volker.Lendecke at SerNet.DE
Fri Jun 8 03:01:08 MDT 2012
On Fri, Jun 08, 2012 at 06:46:48PM +1000, Andrew Bartlett wrote:
> On Fri, 2012-06-08 at 09:35 +0200, Stefan (metze) Metzmacher wrote:
> > Hi Andrew,
> > > commit 06c90cb6f55701effa4cbafaf189a4de8471949b
> > > Author: Andrew Bartlett <abartlet at samba.org>
> > > Date: Thu Jun 7 14:21:25 2012 +1000
> > >
> > > s4-libcli: Remove unused finddcs_nbt
> > >
> > > This would only do the NBT getdc lookup for a single DC (but would
> > > find multiple DCs at first stage), but more particular it of course
> > > uses Netbios rather than DNS names.
> > >
> > > In any case it was also unused, as we use CLDAP for reliable DC
> > > location these days.
> > >
> > > Found by callcatcher
> > I think it's a bug that it's not used.
> > Samba3 DCs doesn't support CLDAP.
> Yes, I know that, but the source4/winbindd code has very little hope of
> becoming a working member of an NT4-like domain and we have the
> source3/winbind code for that.
It is not only the member case. The most important role of
winbind on a DC is to take care of trusts. For migration
scenarios, I would expect many users to create trusts from
S4 to existing S3 domains, so whatever winbind is chosen
needs to be able to connect to those.
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