status of rpc servers in s3, and which process should handle ncalcrpc and ncacn_ip_tcp?
abartlet at samba.org
Tue Mar 6 22:18:14 MST 2012
On Wed, 2012-03-07 at 14:05 +1100, Andrew Bartlett wrote:
> On Tue, 2012-03-06 at 10:30 +0100, Andreas Schneider wrote:
> > On Saturday 03 March 2012 13:41:36 Andrew Bartlett wrote:
> > > I've been looking more closely at the rpc server setup, and I remain
> > > quite confused by the current state.
> > >
> > > In particular: Which process should handle ncaclrpc and ncacn_ip_tcp
> > > connections for embedded RPC services?
> > Hi Andrew,
> > > Currently it looks like it would be a race between the parent smbd,
> > > spoolssd, lsasd and any forked SMB-handling child, because the events
> > > are added to the main event loop.
> > it is turned off by default and you shouldn't activate it. smbd isn't able to
> > handle incoming ncalrpc or tcpip correctly. That's the reason why we have a
> > preforked spoolssd and lsasd.
> On that basis, I have prepared the attached patches. Currently, having
> an endpoint mapper implementation causes ncalrpc pipes and TCP sockets
> to be created for embedded services, but as you say, this isn't going to
> If we want to make any of these services support ncalrpc and TCP, we
> will need to move them to a child, like lsasd.
Updated patches (currently under test) are in my s3-rpc_server branch.
Andrew Bartlett http://samba.org/~abartlet/
Authentication Developer, Samba Team http://samba.org
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