Gerald W. Carter
cartegw at Eng.Auburn.EDU
Thu Dec 10 15:49:16 GMT 1998
Mick Haigh wrote:
> Ok - I know someone else has asked this before - but what on earth is
> the format of the file DOMAIN.MACHINE.mac?????
> I gather it contains the trust account password for a machine, but how
> does one create it? This doesn't _seem_ to be documented anywhere.
The file gets created when your samba box joins a domain.
See the Samba NTDOM FAQ, Q6.1. The file format is simply
the ASCII printout of the NT machione password hash if
I remember correctly.
Gerald ( Jerry ) Carter
Engineering Network Services Auburn University
jerry at eng.auburn.edu http://www.eng.auburn.edu/users/cartegw
"...a hundred billion castaways looking for a home."
- Sting "Message in a Bottle" ( 1979 )
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