FW: samba port 135 conflict with dce service on hpux

Kumar, Arjit (SSTO) arjit.kumar at hpe.com
Tue Jan 16 04:49:56 UTC 2018

Hi Andrew,

dced/rpcd provides below services depending on how it is invoked.

·         Endpoint Mapper

·         Local Location Broker

·         Host Data Management

·         Server Management

·         Security Validation

·         Key Table Management

For more details of dced or services please refer dced(1m)<http://nixdoc.net/man-pages/HP-UX/dced.1m.html>.


Arjit Kumar

-----Original Message-----
From: Andrew Bartlett [mailto:abartlet at samba.org]
Sent: Tuesday, January 16, 2018 4:40 AM
To: Kumar, Arjit (SSTO) <arjit.kumar at hpe.com>
Cc: samba-technical at lists.samba.org
Subject: Re: FW: samba port 135 conflict with dce service on hpux

On Tue, 2018-01-16 at 07:56 +1300, Andrew Bartlett via samba-technical


> On Mon, 2018-01-15 at 06:41 +0000, Kumar, Arjit (SSTO) wrote:

> > Hi Andrew,

> >

> > > > Is there a good reason why you can't run up a Linux VM for the AD DC?

> >

> > We are working official to enable AD DC on HP-UX 11i v3 at IA-64 platforms.

> > We can’t stop dced service running on port 135 on hpux.

> > Please suggest alternatives for the same.

> >

> > Regards,

> > Arjit Kumar


> Thanks Arjit for following up from your work address and giving the extra detail here.


> I now understand your determination!


> Volker's technical issues remain, but I'm sure something can be worked out.


> One of the wonderful things about Free Software is that the limits are

> not arbitrarily fixed, but flexible to whatever the engineers

> inovolved what it to be.

On the technical details here, what services are currently registered with the port 135 end-point mapper on HP-UX?  (I'm just trying to get a grip with the scope of the challenge here).


Andrew Bartlett


Andrew Bartlett


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