Must a Samba PDC use encrypted passwords?
John R Lane
lanejohn at cps.msu.edu
Fri Jun 5 20:37:32 GMT 1998
Albert> If you're running NIS, I'd like to see a modified
Albert> rpc.yppasswdd that updated NIS passwd and NIS smbpasswd at
Unfortunately this isn't possible since rpc.yppasswdd (at least on
Solaris) never sees the (new) plain-text password.
Albert> the same time. Samba would then have to be modified to use
Albert> NIS for smbpasswd. I'd also like to see Samba refer to
Albert> both smbpasswd and passwd (if the login name is not in
Albert> smbpasswd, then look in passwd). The latter is important
Albert> until everyone changes their password.
More information about the samba-ntdom