Must a Samba PDC use encrypted passwords?

Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton lkcl at
Tue Jun 9 17:12:48 GMT 1998

On Tue, 9 Jun 1998, David Bannon wrote:

> At 23:00 08/06/1998 +1000, Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton wrote:
> >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".
> >
> Luke, 
>    Are you possibly thinking of my very basic programme to replace the unix
> passwd programme.

oh, probably.

> I wrote it somewhat earlier in the NTDomain history and
> have been using it since then. Works fine in our simple enviroment. I
> believe a number of other people are using it too. I was a bit 'shy' of
> putting it in the contributed directory at the time

i'm not!!!

> and posted it via my
> web page, .

> I now see the reason for sending such stuff directly to the 'Samba
> Central',


> how do I do so ?

send it to me: i log in to and ftp it to there from my
computer at cb1.

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