Plain Text AND Encrypted

Adam Williams awilliam at
Thu Nov 16 22:58:07 GMT 2000

>Is it possible for a nmbd deamon to authenticate plain text as >well as 
hashed smb passwords?  All my winX machines have
>plaintextpasswords enabled and I would like to move them over to
>encrypted but not all in one go.

Samba provides a wonderful feature to handle this migration.  set "update 
encrypted" and while you still use the plain text passwords it hashes 
them and stores them in the smbpasswd file, then when your ready to make 
the switch you have a complete smbpasswd database.

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