Jimmy O'Regan jimregan at o2.ie
Mon May 26 12:51:52 CDT 2003

Thomas Hergenhahn wrote:

>Dear all,
>in issue 170 of your weekly newsleeter, I read about your difficulties to get at the specifications 
>for DCOM/DCE/RPC wire protocol.
>I think that the following information might be of some interest to you:
>1. There is project named FreeDCE on sourceforge. As far as I saw most recent CVS entries are 
>about 21 months of age.
>2. I found the following article which describes how to build a DCOM client on Linux using 
>This article also confirms that the wire protocol is the same RPC protocol that FreeDCE 
>implements. The example client does not use the NTLM authentication, so it could connect only 
>to a server that is configured to grant access/launch without authentication.
>3. The samba project has an rpcclient that can list printer drivers, remote shut down a machine 
>and more things. It uses authentication and so I suppose it implements NTLM.
The samba project also has pidl 
(http://pserver.samba.org/cgi-bin/cvsweb/pidl/) which can make ethereal 
sniffers from IDL files.

More information about the wine-devel mailing list