[Samba] Samba interface for administrative tools

Gerald (Jerry) Carter jerry at samba.org
Thu Jun 30 12:32:21 GMT 2005

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Beast wrote:
> Hi all,
> I have tried to write management tools for samba, but it seems there's
> no standard way provided by Samba to change its configuration or modify
> users account other than direct modify the config file and or database
> backend. This make many tools less portable because it depends on the
> backend of samba.
> There might be a windows rpc call (use by usrmgr.exe and 
> svrmgr.exe), is it the 'standard' way to access samba?

There's a lot of rpc calls available.  These will get you so
far.  I have considered making smb.conf remotely available via the
registry API but its still in the thought stage.  Would that be
something that people would want ?

Something like


And then editable valuename/data pairs for parameters.

cheers, jerry
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