Question about security
Cole, Timothy D.
timothy_d_cole at md.northgrum.com
Tue Jun 6 19:14:16 GMT 2000
Under your configuration, all the Samba ever sees are the LM and NT password
hashes, which is no different than what an NT server sees.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: JONATHAN W MINER [SMTP:Jonathan.W.Miner at lmco.com]
> Sent: Tuesday, June 06, 2000 12:44
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> Subject: Question about security
> Someone within my company expressed the follow view:
> > I was told that Unix servers running SAMBA can display NT passwords in
> > clear text when they provide file sharing services for NT
> > workstations. Was a determination ever made if we allow this type of
> > system to access the enterprise NT domain controllers?
> Can someone clarify this statement. Here is the [global] section from
> by smb.conf file if that matters at all. I'm running 2.0.6 on both
> Solaris and HP-UX boxes.
> workgroup = DOMAIN
> security = SERVER
> password server = ntpdc1
> os level = 0
> wins server = ntwins1
> Thanks alot!
> Jonathan Miner - Lockheed Martin EIS/SAI
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