Problems from WinNT and NTrigue: Always asks for password

Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton lkcl at
Sun Nov 29 18:20:35 GMT 1998


nt clients asking for passwords on shares means that the password it is
about to ask you for is going to be sent over-the-wire in clear-text.  not
that it tells you it's going to do this...

On Fri, 27 Nov 1998, Richard Sharpe wrote:

> Hi,
> someone who was on one of my TCP/IP courses recently asked about this:
> >bottom is our Unix server and ulysses is our NTrigue server
> >connect from Unix system to NTrigue server (with same UID & password)
> >logon to NTrigue server
> >NTrigue automatically maps a Unix drive at connection time BUT ASKS FOR UNIX
> >PASSWORD (same as NTrigue)
> >correct password continues logon process.
> Does anyone have any experience here ... The log file shows that
> connections were made, but no logon was attempted until later, which
> succeeded ...
> Regards
> -------
> Richard Sharpe, sharpe at, NIC-Handle:RJS96
> NS Computer Software and Services P/L, 
> Ph: +61-8-8281-0063, FAX: +61-8-8250-2080, 
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<a href="mailto:lkcl at" > Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton  </a>
<a href=""> Samba and Network Development </a>
<a href=""       > Samba and Network Consultancy </a>

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