[Samba] \System32\GroupPolicy named pipe?

Jason Spence jspence at lightconsulting.com
Sun Dec 1 20:05:01 GMT 2002

On Sun, Dec 01, 2002 at 11:48:34AM +1100, Andrew Bartlett wrote: 
> On Sun, 2002-12-01 at 08:08, Jason Spence wrote:
> > Hi -
> > 
> > I'm using samba to connect some windows boxen to a distributed set of
> > unix machines.  I'm trying to unify some of the administrative
> > interfaces via mmc, specifically the group policy stuff.  When I try
> > to use the Group Policy snap-in to connect to my samba 2.2.1 servers,
> > I see the windows box do a Tree Connect Andx to
> > ADMIN$\System32\GroupPolicy, and then the samba box responds with
> > 0x0004, permission denied.  Then the windows box goes and tries to
> > create ADMIN$\System32, which also fails.  I have sniffer dumps of
> > the exchange here (libpcap format, use Ethereal to open): 
> > 
> > http://lightconsulting.com/~thalakan/gpdump.cap
> A comparitive capture of what Win2k does could be useful here.

Actually, in that capture is the Win2k SP3 box.

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