Must a Samba PDC use encrypted passwords?

Tavis Barr tavis at
Sun Jun 7 18:57:04 GMT 1998

On Mon, 8 Jun 1998, Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton wrote:

> > 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.

I just downloaded this file and looked at the documentation and the 
code.  I couldn't find any references to smb passwords, unless it's 
buried deep in the getpwuid() types of calls.  It looked like a plain old 
YP passwd program (although a perfectly good one at that).  Am I missing 


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