Has anyone made update encrypted work?

Gerald W. Carter cartegw at Eng.Auburn.EDU
Tue Jun 30 17:58:06 GMT 1998

On Tue, 30 Jun 1998, Dana Canfield wrote:

> I don't really know much about the WinFrame system.  Is it a necessary item
> in this scheme?

WinFrame is basically Multi-user Windows NT 3.51 Server
> It's looking now like the only real way to do this is to have an "accounts"
> login so that if a student comes in to the lab and has never used NT before,
> he logs in as
> "accounts", gets a web page (php script) that asks him for his
> username/password, and
> then calls the smbpasswd/passwd programs to sync/add the passwords. Does
> anyone
> know a better way of doing this for a "new" installation of NT, with a an
> existing installation
> of unix users?

That's basically the same thing we did.
> On a similar note, is there any reason why a user can't just use smbpasswd to
> change their password
> all the time from the unix box, so that the passwords are kept in sync?  If
> not, does anyone have a
> password chat section from smb.conf that works well with redhat?

                            Gerald ( Jerry ) Carter	
Engineering Network Services                           Auburn University 
jerry at eng.auburn.edu             http://www.eng.auburn.edu/users/cartegw

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