Yes or No

Michael Glauche glauche at
Thu Jul 15 08:45:25 GMT 1999

Hendrik den Hartog wrote:
> Hello
>  I'm a teacher whose responsibility includes looking after the Computers
>  as our site - and am *not* a techno. We've/I've happily used a Linux
>  server/SAMBA combination for our clients, but now we have a NT server
>  and a bunch of Windows98 clients to 'tack' onto our NET. All the users
>  are set up on the Linux box.
>  I can cope with upgrading SAMBA -'rpms' :-) (we currently use 2.0.3),
>  but the process of D/Lding the csv, then using the head branch code
>  is unrealistic for me. [too hard]
>  I note that the 2.0.x releases can be a Domain PDC/controller for Win9x
>  and for the NT server I'd appreciate some simple Y/N answers to the
>  below so I can work out how to proceed..
>  1. Can users change their SAMBA-PDC PW's from a Win9x client?

Yes. (someone knows how to tell win9x clients not to use local passwds'

>  2. Will SAMBA-PDC authentication work from the Win9x clients and
>     the NT server without using encrpted PW's - IF the appropriate
>     registry alterations are done?
>  3. The NT server has been set as PDC [by the supplier] - do I need to
>     re-install NT to be able to use it with a SAMBA PDC
I dont't think so.

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