samba and net start

Gerald Carter gcarter at
Mon Jul 3 02:49:28 GMT 2000

Robert Murphy wrote:
> Hi,
> I was wondering if samba provides a means to start a 
> programme on an NT server, specifically a service? This 
> is equivalent to the 'net start' command, but I wish to 
> start a service from my Linux server.

rpcclient will do this.  However, Ithink the svcctl functions 
are only implemrnted in the version in the SAMBA_TNG CVS 
branch.  I'm in the process of porting the code from TNG to 
the HEAD cvs branch, but it is a rather large process.

Contact me off line if you need more details.

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