Jean Francois Micouleau Jean-Francois.Micouleau at
Wed Sep 27 15:09:14 GMT 2000

On Wed, 27 Sep 2000, Simo Sorce wrote:

> Men you can't use Password sync with encrypted passwords cause NT will
> not send the password in clear but only a one way encoded equivalent
> hash.

Totally wrong. NT send the new password encoded on the wire but this
password can be decoded.

How do you think passfilter.dll works on a PDC ???

> So samba can't update passwd because there's not any way to convert a
> NTLM hash into a crypt or MD5 entry!!
> The only way is to set a windows regietry(check archives for it) to set
> clear/text passwords, but this will not work in a domain!


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