problems with smbpasswd (joining a SAMBA-Domain)

tschweikle at tschweikle at
Thu Oct 14 13:43:32 GMT 1999

junglin <junglin at> schrieb:

> On Tue, 12 Oct 1999, Gerald Carter wrote:
>> Also need 'encrypt passwords = yes'
> Is this really necessary? I've good reasons to set 'encrypt passwords = no'.
> (i.e. the user-database is quite large (about 40.000) and not maintained by
> me...)

It is.

There are no good reasons to have "encript passwords = no". Everyone will be
possible to sniff these from your network.
You do not have any data to be secured?


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