NT Login to Samba PDC

Carlos Palminha palminha at dem.ist.utl.pt
Fri Sep 3 15:21:19 GMT 1999

Matthias Wächter wrote:

> On Fri, 3 Sep 1999, Carlos Palminha wrote:
> > Hi,ppl!!
> > I'm trying to login a NT Workstation 4.0 (SP3) to the Samba (2.0.5a)
> > Controlled Domain using
> > UNIX plain text passwords (non-encrypted). (Yes, i'ved added the key
> > EnablePlainTextPassword to the NT register)
> >
> > The machine account is created ( xpto$:xxxxxx:xxx:xxx:... ) in
> > /etc/passwd and my smb.conf is :
> Look into the DOCs, it does not work. If you want to have a domain, forget
> that there is an option "encrypt passwords = No" and that there is
> something like a registry hack for NT to enable this on the client side,
> because the latter only affects client logons, not logon of the machine
> itself (which is necessary for the domain trusts), so the machine wants
> to encrypt its logon which fails on Samba's side. If you want to have a
> domain, you _do_ need the smbpasswd file (or LDAP) with encrypted
> passwords. No way 'round it. No, never.

Just an idea ...

Is it possible to the samba server (using "encrypt passwords = No" ) to check
the password
( encrypted ) in the smbpasswd file if he detects that is a net logon ??? (
because all net logon's come
encrypted!!! )

Carlos Frederico Rodrigues Palminha
Instituto Superior Tecnico
Dpt. Eng. Mecanica - Administracao de Sistemas
Trab. Final Curso - Wireless ATM

-------------- next part --------------
HTML attachment scrubbed and removed

More information about the samba-ntdom mailing list