problems with smbpasswd (joining a SAMBA-Domain)

Seth Vidal skvidal at
Thu Oct 14 13:51:00 GMT 1999

> > 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?

well its more valuable for NT domain logon reasons.
If you're fully switched then the sniffing is reduced if not removed as a


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