nt password changing now works.
cartegw at Eng.Auburn.EDU
Thu Oct 22 16:37:06 GMT 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.
You have to set "encrypt passwords = yes" to get the PDC
functioanlity. Also re-read the smb.conf man page again.
The unix password sync option sets the new password without
access to the cleartext of the old pasword. That is why the
/etc/password change is done as root. The old password is
As always...corrections welcome,
Gerald ( Jerry ) Carter
Engineering Network Services Auburn University
jerry at eng.auburn.edu http://www.eng.auburn.edu/users/cartegw
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