Changing to encrypted password

Lars Kneschke lk at
Mon Sep 20 12:40:11 GMT 1999

Sivert Carlsson wrote:
> Hallo!
> I have been running samba under Solaris 2.x for same years now with
> plain text password authorization. I would like to change this to
> encrypted password. How is the easiest way of doing it with the system
> running so it wont disturb my users (100)?
> Sivert
In the current Samba-Versions is a parameter update encrypted. Set this
parameter to yes. If then a user authenticates with plain password,
samba will write also the encrypted password in the encrypted password

Lars Kneschke
NetUSE Kommunikationstechnologie GmbH
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