access samba file server from 95/98
aalang at rutgersinsurance.com
Wed Mar 21 16:53:34 GMT 2001
And you can stick that reg file in a share and have their login script run
the reg file. Keeps from having to do it manually to each system, correct?
Rutgers Casualty Insurance Company
----- Original Message -----
From: "Eric Pilger" <pilger at kahana.higp.hawaii.edu>
To: <samba-ntdom at us5.samba.org>
Sent: Wednesday, March 21, 2001 11:06 AM
Subject: Re: access samba file server from 95/98
> Better yet, use encrypted and switch over all your Win95 machines. The
> only has to be done once, and all the machines in the future
> will default to encrypted.
> There are ".reg" files in the docs folder of the source tree that will
> encryption. Just run the Win95 one, look in the registry for
> "EnablePlainTextPassword", change the 0 to a 1, and save the result to a
> file. Now all you have to do is run it once on each Win95 machine and
> ready to roll.
> Of course a similar argument could be made for using unencrypted. After
> new machines usually come in a few at a time and are easily changed over
> again using a ".reg" file). I stuck it out this way for a long time
> was so convenient to just use my existing UNIX passwords.
> I'd argue that either way is preferable to spending days trying to buck
> current and make either OS do something it doesn't really want to. Those
> things always blow up in your face later.
> bassque wrote:
> > can you explain briefly how this is done.
> > I'm not familliar with the method you are refering to.
> > thanks
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "Mark" <mark at axeon.screaming.net>
> > To: "bassque" <bassque at yahoo.com>
> > Sent: Tuesday, March 20, 2001 4:04 PM
> > Subject: Re: access samba file server from 95/98
> > > Make up a policy that tells the stations to turn encrypted passwords
> > on
> > > 98 - thats the best way, rather than fiddling around with samba source
> Eric J. Pilger
> Systems Administrator
> Hawaii Institute of Geophysics and Planetology/SOEST
> pilger at pgd.hawaii.edu
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