nt password changing now works.

Jean Francois Micouleau Jean-Francois.Micouleau at dalalu.fr
Thu Oct 22 16:48:26 GMT 1998

> > smb.conf. Luke warned us about not getting too excited.
> > 
> > Looks like a stroll through the log files....
> 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.

Are you sure of your statement ? 

When you change your password, it sent encrypted in a way that the server
can decrypt it, with or without SP3.
Check the readme file coming with the SP3 for NT4 and you will see a
password filter chapter.


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