NT Domain AND cleartext passwords on same server

Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton lkcl at switchboard.net
Thu Mar 25 17:08:58 GMT 1999

you can do it on a per-wks basis or per-subnet by using appropriate
%macros _right_ at the start.  you cannot do this on a per-user basis.

or set up samba with dual personality and include = smb.conf.%[macro for
NetBIOS name].

On Fri, 26 Mar 1999, Jason F. N. Coffer wrote:

> It appears that encrypted passwords must be in use for samba to be a PDC --
> NT workstations can't recognize they are in the domain otherwise.  However,
> I want to use cleartext passwords to allow users to login on the workstation.
> Is there a way for a samba server to have dual functionality --
> authenticating workstations via encrypted passwords while allowing user
> logins (from the same workstations) via cleartext passwords?  My reading of
> the mailing list archives indicate that this currently isn't possible,
> hopefully I am wrong.
> Could a feature like this be implemented in a future release?
> ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
> Jason F. N. Coffer  -  jfncoffer at ucdavis.edu 
> Division of Biological Sciences, U.C. Davis  

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