Must a Samba PDC use encrypted passwords?
Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton
lkcl at switchboard.net
Mon Jun 8 12:57:09 GMT 1998
On Sun, 7 Jun 1998, Tavis Barr wrote:
> 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.
> > ftp://samba.anu.edu.au/pub/samba/contributed/yp-smb-passwd-0.2.tgz
> 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
being honest: i have no idea. someone (please check the archives) said,
"i've written this program that does both unix and samba passwords" i
said, "great, send me a copy i'll put in the contributed directory".
so you might be missing something: please let me know, however, one way or
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