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RE: How and where attach to 'NwRdr' and 'LanmamRedirector'?

OSR_Community_UserOSR_Community_User Member Posts: 110,217
Please, note that Novell redirectors not always have the name NwRdr.
Most current Netware clients (except the one that comes with Windows NT/W2000)
have the name NetwareRedirector instead of NwRdr. Some Netware Intranet
clients have other different names too.


At 11:05 16/05/00 +0400, you wrote:
>It works for NT 4.0. For Win2k you should use the conventional notification
>mechanism as far as
>LanmanRedirector is concerned(otherwise you will be attached twice).
>I have not tested NwRdr though.
>-----Original Message-----
>From: Ho Mun Chuen <[email protected]>
>To: File Systems Developers <[email protected]>
>Date: 16 ??? 2000 ?. 6:23
>Subject: [ntfsd] RE: How and where attach to 'NwRdr' and 'LanmamRedirector
>>what i did was to create a system thread in driverentry to call a routine.
>>in this routine, the thread will try to attach to the redirector. if the
>>attach fails, a timer will be set and the thread will wait on this timer
>>before trying again. when the attach succeeds, the thread will be killed. i
>>have been successfully attaching to the redirector till now...
>>Ho Mun Chuen
>> @@ "Not everything that counts can be counted;
>><" )~ and not everything that can be counted counts"
>> /\/\ ..... Albert Einstein
>>----- Original Message -----
>>From: Pavel Hrdina <[email protected]>
>>To: File Systems Developers <[email protected]>
>>Sent: Tuesday, May 16, 2000 5:36 AM
>>Subject: [ntfsd] RE: How and where attach to 'NwRdr' and 'LanmamRedirector
>>How: Use IoAttachDeviceToDeviceStack. Target device object
>> pointer you should obtain by calling IoGetDeviceObjectPointer.
>> As a name you must use L"\\Device\\LanmanRedirector" or
>> L"\\Device\\NwRdr" and you should immediately dereference
>> returned file object (you will no longer need it).
>>Where: This thing is harder to resolve. You can use timer with
>> associated DPC and when the timer expires you should
>> queue work item. The routine called in some worker thread
>> have to check if the device(s) already exists. If it is then
>> you will have to attach to it and timer is no more needed.
>> Some other method is less-correct but it will give better
>> results. If you want to know this one let me know.
>>> -----P?vodn? zpr?va-----
>>> Od: Brayn Sander Garcia [SMTP:[email protected]]
>>> Odesl?no: 15. kv?tna 2000 23:05
>>> Komu: File Systems Developers
>>> P?edm?t: [ntfsd] How and where attach to 'NwRdr' and
>>> 'LanmamRedirector'?
>>> Hi devlopers,
>>> I need help in the follow :
>>> How and where attach to 'NwRdr'
>>> and 'LanmamRedirector'?
>>> Best regards,
>>> Sander.
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