Update Encryted parameter

Michael Glauche mg at plum.de
Fri May 22 08:51:33 GMT 1998

Adrian Goins schrieb:
> i have a network of 2500+ users and don't want to move everyone over to
> smbpasswd and do all of the password conversions as well, but i'm confused
> as to how the 'update encrypted' parameter works.
> i know that it will allow a normal (plaintext) password for login and then
> update the smbpasswd file on its own.  should there already be an entry
> for the user in the smbpasswd file?  should they have 'NO PASSWORD...' or
> just a row of 32 Xs?

The users should be there, with no password set (u can use the convert
found in samba)


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