Encrypted passwords really necessary for PDC ?

David Bannon D.Bannon at latrobe.edu.au
Thu Jan 28 01:39:31 GMT 1999

At 09:51 AM 28/01/1999 +1100, Todd Pfaff wrote:

>I've attached a perl script that I wrote to build smbpasswd from

Nice Todd, but why not just use 'smbpasswd -a' after creating unix account ?
All I do is :

adduser <return>
....{create, set unix passwd}
smbpasswd -a user <return>
....{create, set samba passwd}

>So the process to create a new user or machine account is:
>- create unix account
>- set unix password
>- run yp make
>- set smbpasswd

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