NT Domain AND cleartext passwords on same server

Shaun McCullagh sm3 at sys.uea.ac.uk
Thu Mar 25 17:12:57 GMT 1999

>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?

Yes please too :).  This would really help enormously.

Thanks to all to contribute to SAMBA, the loveliest software in the world.


Shaun McCullagh,
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