Samba PDC as a password server

Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton lkcl at
Tue Apr 28 18:54:35 GMT 1998

On Wed, 29 Apr 1998, Paul Ashton wrote:

> jallison at said:
> > Indeed. You would set up the smbd to sync unix passwords 
> > and call a local program that set's a users password as
> > root, then does a make in the yp domain directory to push
> > the changed password out to the NIS slaves.
> > 
> > You still end up with two password files, but users in
> > both have the same password.
> Just one small problem. I never progressed the password
> change protocol from NT client to DC. I figured out how
> to disable the RC4 (?) encryption of the RPC by sending
> a certain type of NTLMSSP response, but not what the RC4
> key was. Have you gotten anywhere with that Jeremy?

jeremy took a look at this: the two 516 byte thingies tell him all he
needs to know: the nt password change is identical to the one used on

so we can do it, we can, we can!

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