Must a Samba PDC use encrypted passwords?

Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton lkcl at
Sun Jun 7 14:26:05 GMT 1998

On Sat, 6 Jun 1998, Gerald Carter wrote:

> Paul Keck wrote:
> > 
> > After the period of getting everyone to log in and get their password
> > updated is done and we switch to encrypted passwords, /etc/passwd and
> > smbpasswd will start to diverge, right?  Meaning, if they change one 
> > the other will NOT change.  
> Correct
> > If that is true, is there a good way around this?
> The best solution is to rewrite you passwd program on the unix box to
> pipe the change to /etc/passwd and smbpasswd.  This is fairly trivial 

this has already been done.

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