[Zope] NT User Folder - No Domain support?

Chris McDonough chris@iqgroup.com
Wed, 20 Oct 1999 17:15:28 -0400

Hmmm.  Please let me know how it works out.  I've done some messing around
with the NetUserChangePassword function to validate the user against a PDC.
That works too.  Whatever.  I'll keep kicking around here.

-----Original Message-----
From: Ian Blenke
To: 'Chris McDonough'; 'Toby Dickenson '; Ian Blenke
Cc: 'zope@zope.org '
Sent: 10/20/99 5:10 PM
Subject: RE: [Zope] NT User Folder - No Domain support?

On October 20, 1999, Chris McDonough wrote:

> Hmmm... I dont think this method is going to work.  The
> win32security.LogonUser function doesn't allow you to authenticate to
> remote computer.  From the docs:
> --- begin docs ---
> win32security.LogonUser
> PyHANDLE = LogonUser( userName, domain , password , logonType ,
logonProvider )
> Attempts to log a user on to the local computer, that is, to the
> from which LogonUser was called. You cannot use LogonUser to log on to
> remote computer.

Actually, I think Toby is right - you should be able to authenticate
a domain using this. Using a DC as the "domain" operand shouldn't work
this statement is true, but using a domain name that this local machine
belongs to should allow things to work.

We are trying to login to the local machine, only within a particular

- Ian C. Blenke <icblenke@2c2.com> <ian@blenke.com>