Samba as PDC - unix/windows passwords

J.L.Gilmour at J.L.Gilmour at
Thu Jul 6 14:38:01 GMT 2000

Simo wrote:

> If you have no problems to have clear text password floating on your
> lan, than after SP3 you have to change a registry in NT 4 to let him
> accept plain text password again.

In this case the password's are already going unencrypted across the network
between Unix boxes. 

> Doing this you may set encrypt passwords to no and unix password sync to
> yes

Yes, but once you set 'encrypt passwords' to no, the Samba server can't
be a PDC.

      Jayne Gilmour, BSc. MSc.  Unix & Network Administrator 
       Department of Computer Science, University of Exeter

    "Why is line printer paper strongest at the perforations?"

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