Notes on Networking Services
Browser service provides the list of computers in your network
- Master browser
- Only one in a workgroup or domain.
- PDC is always master browser.
- All machines report status every 12 minutes
(faster after startup).
- Assumes machine unavailable if 3 status reports
- elected when no master browser available in the
- preferred master
- NT server
- NT workstation
- Windows 95
- Windows for Workgroups
- backup browser
- gets browse list from master every 15 minutes
- supplies list when requested
- potential browser
- Can be promoted to backup or master
- Provides status to master
- Will not be master
Remote Procedure Call Service
- Remote Procedure Stub
- RPC Runtime
- Application Stub
- Remote Procedure
- Each user has an account security identifier and group
- System objects have security attributes.
Advanced RISC Computing (ARC) Paths
scsi indicated a SCSI controller on which SCSI BIOS is not
multi used for all other controllers and SCSI when SCSI BIOS
w ordinal number of hardware adapter.
x SCSI bus number. Always 0 for multi.
y ordinal number of the disk (ignored for SCSI).
z ordinal number of the partition.