nt password changing now works.

William Stuart william at hae.com
Thu Oct 22 16:32:04 GMT 1998

On Fri, 23 Oct 1998, Dave J. Andruczyk wrote:

> As the docs say, to do "unix password sync" the passwords have to be sent
> in clear text, which NT4 with SP3 or higher WILL NOT DO, without a
> registry hack to allow plain text password sending.   Check to see if your
> machines can send the password in clear text before attempting unix
> passwd sync.  Easiest way is to say "encrypt passwords = no" in the
> smb.conf file.
> dave


Luke said it is possible, and to try it.  He said, in a previous email,
that the new password is encrypted with the old LM or NT hash and he could
use it to set the UNIX password.


William Stuart  (william at hae.com)
"Don't rush me sonny.  You rush a miracle man you get rotten miracles."
                     --Miracle Max, "The Princess Bride"

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